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ufos are realAstronomer Alan Hale provides an interesting perspective on unidentified flying objects He states that there are three basic examples or principles he is guided by The first principle says that extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence For example to that aliens came from outer space and flew around at lightning speed would be an extraordinary claim because it defies the laws of physics and the fact that life can somehow evolve in temperatures terrain or atmospheres different from our own However does it really defy the laws of physics How do we know we have all of the facts about how physics works No one person knows if everything about physics has been discovered There is always the possibility that we may forgotten or we may have missed a variable that would show us how we could fly through the air at lightning speed To prove this extraordinary claim Hale says you would need an extraordinary piece of evidence which in this case would be the aliens themselvesHale s second principle is that the burden of proof is on the positive If somebody had made that extraordinary claim about the aliens then it is their job not yours to prove that it was real So what happens when homicide investigator is stuck with a dead body and a witness that saw the whole thing but is in a deep coma While the witness is in his or her coma they keep repeating the phrase The aliens are here The aliens are here Now the investigator must decipher what the witness is saying in order to solve his case The last principle is called Occam s Razor Hale states If one is confronted with a series of phenomena for which there exists more than one variable explanation one should choose the simplest explanation which fits all the observed facts Taylor 30 Now Hale says that if somebody sees an alien that we should probably
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