jim.hunter at REMOVE_TO_EMAIL.jhuapl.edu
Fri Apr 17 18:13:34 EST 1998
> I think the evidence is overwhelming that some sort of phenomena
> although we don't know its ultimate cause. I agree that we don't
> Occam's Razor because so far no one has proposed a theory that can
> explain all the data. Alien abduction doesn't explain it. Sleep
> doesn't explain it. Hysteria doesn't explain it. Fantasy Proneness
> explain it. Even Lawson's Birth Trauma Hypothesis (which does
> more than most theories) doesn't explain it all.
We are at the philosophic stage in Earth science
where we are 99% sure that some sort of phenomena
do in fact exist. Occam Razor's -cannot- be used
to claim that phenomena do -not- exist.
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