UFO Conjectures

Sunday, March 27, 2011

UFO Skeptics and Believers

This quote appears on page 105 of Consciousness Beyond Life by Pim van Lommel. M.D. [HarperOne, 2010] (which we’ll be posting on soon for the connection of Near Death Experiences to the abduction phenomenon):

Skeptic and believers are all alike. At this moment scientists and skeptics are the leading dogmatists. Advance in detail is admitted: fundamental novelty is barred. This dogmatic common sense is the death of philosophical adventure. The universe is vast. –Alfred North Whitehead

What concerns us, besides the skeptic/believer propinquity, is the absolute anti-intellectualism of UFO mavens – their inherent stupidity, ignorance (how ill-read and uneducated they are).

But that for another time, and place…..