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Old 22-08-2012, 02:12 AM   #23
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Originally Posted by night_gaunt View Post
It really depends what you define as evidence.
There have been several well-documented encounters, the strange chemicals found (such as that on Bettie Hill's dress), mass sightings of UFOs, but most of this is discarded as lacking definite proof.
No one will ever say for certain whether aliens exist unless they see one face to face.
This is also the case with other topics of the supernatural...for example, i know people who will deny the existence of ghosts, which is utterly ridiculous to me because I have shared a house with one.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Evidence

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Evidence in its broadest sense includes everything that is used to determine or demonstrate the truth of an assertion. Giving or procuring evidence is the process of using those things that are either (a) presumed to be true, or (b) were themselves proven via evidence, to demonstrate an assertion's truth. Evidence is the currency by which one fulfills the burden of proof.

Many issues surround evidence, making it the subject of much discussion and disagreement. In addition to its subtlety, evidence plays an important role in many academic disciplines, including science and law, adding to the discourse surrounding it.

An important distinction in the field of evidence is that some circumstantial evidence and direct evidence, or evidence that suggests truth as opposed to evidence that directly proves truth. Many have seen this line to be less-than-clear and significant arguments have arisen over the difference.
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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Occam%27s_razor
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Occam's razor (also written as Ockham's razor, Latin lex parsimoniae) is the law of parsimony, economy or succinctness. It is a principle urging one to select from among competing hypotheses that which makes the fewest assumptions.
there is no dienialing people have "ghost" "haunting" paranormal experices....total believe in a lot of case these are real experiences/events....but believe there are many terrestrial based causes of them....."ghost" experinces caused by the spirit of dead people sorry I don`t buy that...again all you have to do is look at the strange effects of infrasound,EMF etc
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