posted on Jun, 4 2009 @ 06:32 PM
I think the word "proof" is often used as a weapon by those who hold opposing viewpoints without intention of open-mindedness.
Proof implies the inability for anyone to deny something; to establish beyond doubt.
More important, I believe, is “acceptance”, especially when in context of the paranormal, geopolitics or the spectacular.
I think what we ask for is evidence, what we desire is majority acceptance.
When a spacecraft or inter-dimensional conveyance lands on my lawn and the occupants come in for a scotch, they will have been proven to me to exist
by my criteria.
I don’t need proof to accept that they exist. I take it as obvious in the vastness of our observable universe that there are Others and that man,
when he says something “cant” be done is assured to be proven wrong.