posted on Apr, 11 2005 @ 02:20 PM
On the other hand, we can't have an atmosphere of ridicule though either, or else nobody would have the desire to share their story....and then we
wouldn't get the chance to evaluate it for ourselves.
It's a valid point. But the best any of us can do is state our case, cite our sources, and then respond to the criticism. If a claimant comes on
describing an encounter, it may of course sound wholy incredible, but in the end, it's up to each of us to decide for ourselves what info is good and
At least the poster in question has responded to questions politely, and avoided some flamebait, so regardless of how believable one finds him to be,
he has been forthcoming.
The alternative is to what? Close/move threads not conforming to a certain standard of being "serious UFOlogy"? I consider myself fairly
knowledgable, but I wouldn't want to be in that position, of deciding what is fit for the membership to read and what isn't. I'd prefer to let the
membership decide that, by their willingness to read and reply to the threads in quesiton.