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"Why bother to debunk alternative theories at all?"

To prevent untruths becoming taken as true facts.

"They are very interesting in themselves are they not?"

Qualified yes! They do, of course, illustrate the flexibility, creativity and imagination for which the evolved human brain has the capacity.

"The basis of an enquiring and fertile mind."

Yes, definitely; but the inquiring mind should not confine itself to the less conventional ideas.

Susan


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debunking alternative theories 369 Titus Livius 02-Jul-09 19:10
Re: debunking alternative theories 284 cladking 02-Jul-09 19:55
Re: debunking alternative theories 228 drew 02-Jul-09 23:11
Re: debunking alternative theories 262 Scott Creighton 02-Jul-09 23:52
Re: debunking alternative theories 232 survivalcell 03-Jul-09 00:01
Re: debunking alternative theories 248 cladking 03-Jul-09 01:37
Re: debunking alternative theories 259 survivalcell 03-Jul-09 18:18
Re: debunking alternative theories 241 cladking 04-Jul-09 00:07
Re: debunking alternative theories 317 Susan Doris 04-Jul-09 07:14
Re: debunking alternative theories 263 cladking 04-Jul-09 07:26
Re: debunking alternative theories 301 Susan Doris 04-Jul-09 07:31
Re: debunking alternative theories 271 Rob Miller 04-Jul-09 07:31
Re: debunking alternative theories 249 Titus Livius 03-Jul-09 17:10
Re: debunking alternative theories 290 cladking 03-Jul-09 22:56
Re: debunking alternative theories 254 papalou 05-Jul-09 22:27
Re: debunking alternative theories 274 Susan Doris 06-Jul-09 06:34
Re: debunking alternative theories 328 carolb 06-Jul-09 18:13
Re: debunking alternative theories 258 Susan Doris 06-Jul-09 20:34
Re: debunking alternative theories 250 papalou 06-Jul-09 23:29
Re: debunking alternative theories 322 carolb 07-Jul-09 16:43
Re: debunking alternative theories 245 NetWorkAngel 07-Jul-09 16:51
Re: debunking alternative theories 262 Bobajot 08-Jul-09 03:49
Re: debunking alternative theories 193 Andy McCallum 02-Jul-09 22:40
Re: debunking alternative theories 254 Archae Solenhofen 02-Jul-09 23:18
Re: debunking alternative theories 230 Scott Creighton 03-Jul-09 00:03
Re: debunking alternative theories 268 Archae Solenhofen 03-Jul-09 03:17
Re: debunking alternative theories 277 Scott Creighton 03-Jul-09 10:23
Re: debunking alternative theories 264 Titus Livius 03-Jul-09 17:20
Scott 266 Warwick 03-Jul-09 17:54
Re: debunking alternative theories 279 Archae Solenhofen 03-Jul-09 18:13
Re: debunking alternative theories 276 cladking 03-Jul-09 23:08
Re: debunking alternative theories 259 Archae Solenhofen 03-Jul-09 23:59
Re: debunking alternative theories 272 cladking 04-Jul-09 01:34
Re: debunking alternative theories 277 Archae Solenhofen 04-Jul-09 18:18
Re: debunking alternative theories 278 cladking 04-Jul-09 18:54
Re: debunking alternative theories 245 papalou 05-Jul-09 22:47
The coiled serpent 248 Morph 06-Jul-09 13:58
Re: debunking alternative theories 264 Susan Doris 06-Jul-09 07:03
Re: debunking alternative theories 257 cladking 06-Jul-09 21:46
Re: debunking alternative theories 298 Susan Doris 07-Jul-09 07:18
Re: debunking alternative theories 268 Titus Livius 03-Jul-09 17:16
Re: debunking alternative theories 299 Archae Solenhofen 03-Jul-09 18:47
Re: debunking alternative theories 262 Morph 02-Jul-09 23:22
Re: debunking alternative theories 261 drew 02-Jul-09 23:25
Re: debunking alternative theories 267 Titus Livius 03-Jul-09 17:48
Re: debunking alternative theories 232 Warwick 03-Jul-09 18:08
Re: debunking alternative theories 311 richarddullum 03-Jul-09 05:50
Re: debunking alternative theories 259 Titus Livius 03-Jul-09 17:38
Re: debunking alternative theories 282 cladking 03-Jul-09 23:36
Re: debunking alternative theories 272 Titus Livius 04-Jul-09 11:57
Re: debunking alternative theories 295 cladking 04-Jul-09 19:14
Re: debunking alternative theories 241 Titus Livius 05-Jul-09 10:22
Re: debunking alternative theories 258 cladking 05-Jul-09 20:18
Re: debunking alternative theories 298 Susan Doris 03-Jul-09 07:36
Re: debunking alternative theories 311 Susan Doris 03-Jul-09 07:43
Re: debunking alternative theories 244 Scott Creighton 03-Jul-09 10:58
Re: debunking alternative theories 243 Essan 03-Jul-09 08:52
Re: debunking alternative theories 235 Laird Scranton 03-Jul-09 15:05
Re: debunking alternative theories 272 Warwick 03-Jul-09 17:47
more scholarly feedback 195 Warwick 03-Jul-09 18:00
Re: more scholarly feedback 257 cladking 03-Jul-09 23:45
Re: debunking alternative theories 362 Rob Miller 03-Jul-09 18:42
actually.. 271 Warwick 03-Jul-09 19:08
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Re: actually.. 227 Rob Miller 03-Jul-09 20:33
Posturing.. 257 Warwick 03-Jul-09 20:46
Re: Posturing.. 269 Rob Miller 03-Jul-09 20:54
Re: Posturing.. 255 Warwick 03-Jul-09 21:01
Re:Opinion Alert! 270 Sirfiroth 04-Jul-09 06:03
Re:Opinion Alert! 274 Warwick 04-Jul-09 17:58
Re:Opinion Alert! 226 Sirfiroth 04-Jul-09 19:49
Re:Opinion Alert! 226 Rob Miller 04-Jul-09 20:03
Re:Opinion Alert! 244 Warwick 05-Jul-09 18:45
Re:Opinion Alert! 260 Sirfiroth 05-Jul-09 20:21
Re:Opinion Alert! 310 Warwick 05-Jul-09 21:05
Re: Posturing.. 280 Rob Miller 04-Jul-09 08:15
Re: Posturing.. 247 Warwick 04-Jul-09 18:10
Re: Posturing.. 248 Rob Miller 04-Jul-09 18:33
Re: Posturing.. 247 Warwick 04-Jul-09 19:09
Re: Posturing.. 295 Rob Miller 04-Jul-09 19:27
Re: Posturing.. 267 cladking 04-Jul-09 20:01
Re: actually.. 324 Warwick 03-Jul-09 20:15
Re: debunking alternative theories 266 drew 04-Jul-09 03:24
Titus 261 Warwick 03-Jul-09 20:34
Re: debunking alternative theories 235 Diomede 05-Jul-09 22:39
Re: debunking alternative theories 312 Susan Doris 06-Jul-09 06:49
Re: debunking alternative theories 266 Laird Scranton 06-Jul-09 14:56
Re: debunking alternative theories 277 Titus Livius 06-Jul-09 18:39
Re: debunking alternative theories 301 Laird Scranton 06-Jul-09 20:40
Re: debunking alternative theories 282 bookwise 06-Jul-09 15:24
Re: debunking alternative theories 251 Laird Scranton 06-Jul-09 15:47
Re: debunking alternative theories 234 Diomede 06-Jul-09 20:11
Re: debunking alternative theories 246 bookwise 06-Jul-09 20:49
Re: debunking alternative theories 277 Susan Doris 07-Jul-09 07:38
Re: debunking alternative theories 295 Titus Livius 08-Jul-09 18:34
Re: debunking alternative theories 220 Warwick 08-Jul-09 19:03


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