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Thanos5150 Wrote:
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> Aine Wrote:
> --------------------------------------------------
> -----
> > It's not just dishonest, it's intellectual
> > laziness and closed mindedness coupled with a
> lack
> > awareness that there are some things science
> > simply isn't equipped to deal with. Now, as you
> > say, debunking does have a place in subjects
> that
> > no one with two brain cells would take
> seriously
> > (like flat earth). But by and large, debunkers
> > engage in anything but logic. In their haste to
> be
> > "scientific", they just make themselves look
> > foolish.
> >
> > As I said, they don't debunk evidence. They
> debunk
> > phenomenological reports and attack the
> > witnesses.
>
> > It can't be a UFO, therefore it isn't. Textbook
> > wishful thinking. It doesn't matter to them
> that
> > their "explanation" is equally devoid of
> evidence
> > or consistency and in many cases it's downright
> > absurd. Their proposed explanations, like
> > Merrell's sundogs, usually are inconsistent
> with
> > the facts on the ground. Anything will do, no
> > matter how ridiculous. The astounding thing to
> me
> > is that people gobble up the debunking without
> > thought just as much as those who gobble up
> crazy
> > stuff like flat earth.
> >
> > So many fallacies, so little time.
>
> > Yes. They're not big on facts and evidence if
> it
> > conflicts with their cozy world view.
>
>
> Well said. Whenever I did not have my homework I
> tried to blame it on swamp gas or the planet
> Venus, but it never worked out well for me. Maybe
> I'll give it another shot with my wife the next
> time I forget to take out the trash.

Oops, honey, I forgot about dinner! LOL

It would be different if they came up with something logically consistent, something that would make me think, "Hmm, you have a point." Until they manage that simple task, I'll continue to evaluate each occurrence on its own merits without their input.

Simply saying, "I don't know what it was,' despite that being an honest answer, never occurs to them. And so in many cases they grasp at straws.

It reminds me of cases like the Phoenix lights which were seen in broad daylight by thousands of people over several states, including the governor of Arizona. The debunkers said "flares", and indeed flares were dropped that night, but not until several hours after the incident, after dark.

Logical consistency and paying attention to detail is a good thing.

In the spring, at the end of the day, you should smell like earth. ~ Margaret Atwood

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