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Garrett, CSICOP et al
Please don't tar us all with the same brush.

There are many unreasonable, speculative and rude people who participate in this board on both sides of the argument(s). There are many others who seek to extend their knowledge and understanding of a fascinating subject area while not necessarily agreeing with every word presented here.

It is disingenuous to assume that no-one here has, or is capable of using more than a few gray cells, academic or not.

I, for one, enjoy the debate here and am led to question the validity of BOTH sides of the various arguments, particularly when everyone is so keen to assert that they are 'right' and everyone else is wrong, misguided or fraudulent. Everyone is entitled to their opinion, whether we agree with it or not. Your arguments, and those of CSICOP et al are interesting and rightly make others question what they hear from other sources in order to come to a balanced conclusion, but derision, scorn and rash generalisation do not belong in the debating chamber.

If only I had the time and resources to study these subjects properly instead of merely trying to satisfy my own curiosity and interest.


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CSICOP retires 384 CSICOP 29-Nov-00 12:15
RE: CSICOP retires 134 Fuzzy 29-Nov-00 13:45
RE: CSICOP retires 224 Garrett Fagan 29-Nov-00 14:27
RE: CSICOP retires 147 Mark 29-Nov-00 15:15
RE: CSICOP retires 173 Brian A 29-Nov-00 18:19
RE: CSICOP retires 153 Sky 29-Nov-00 15:15
RE: CSICOP retires 170 Brian A 29-Nov-00 18:25
RE: CSICOP retires 262 laura 29-Nov-00 18:47
RE: CSICOP retires 225 Margaret 29-Nov-00 23:10
RE: CSICOP retires 187 Geoff Stocks 30-Nov-00 01:20
RE: CSICOP retires 199 Graham Hancock 29-Nov-00 15:27
RE: CSICOP retires 208 Graham Hancock 29-Nov-00 15:29
RE: CSICOP retires 139 Gav 29-Nov-00 17:01
RE: CSICOP retires 181 Dr E 29-Nov-00 17:54
RE: CSICOP retires 160 Julia 30-Nov-00 04:40
RE: CSICOP retires 192 Dr E 30-Nov-00 10:51
CSICOP stalking 216 Fuzzy 30-Nov-00 11:08
RE: CSICOP stalking 176 Geoff Stocks 30-Nov-00 20:26
RE: CSICOP retires 228 Michael 29-Nov-00 16:24
RE: CSICOP retires 199 Robert G. Bauval 29-Nov-00 19:48
RE: CSICOP retires 212 Geoff Stocks 30-Nov-00 01:31
RE: CSICOP retires 185 Dr E 30-Nov-00 10:19
RE: CSICOP retires 143 Vince 01-Dec-00 02:03

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