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From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Gibbo)
Date: 16 Nov 2002 22:46:37 GMT
Organization: AOL, http://www.aol.co.uk
Subject: Re: High Voltage Power Source from Monitor Third Attempt
"Dirk Bruere" wrote:
>"Gibbo" wrote in message
>> >> >> Remeber one thing my friend. Anything with name "naudin" in it will
>> >> >full of
>> >> >> bullshit
>> >> >>
>> >> >Not so.
>> >> >He is at least someone who does experiments.
>> >> >Lifters actually do lift.
>> >> >
>> >> >Dirk
>> >> >
>> >> Yes, but Naudin thinks it's anti gravity and actually promotes it as
>> >> *is* bullshit.
>> >Which is a trivial flaw compared to the experimental results he is
>> >Do you dismiss experimental data if the guy who gets it has a theory you
>> >think is wrong?
>> >It's like the BS one gets in the physics NGs from 'real' physicists
>> >antigravity is mentioned - it's always dismissive and mostly beside the
>> >point. The question is almost always about some force that would *act*
>> >antigravity. The anally retentive bullshitters on the NGs will rubbish
>> >naive question about 'antigravity' and then swallow whole the
>> >line on 'dark energy' or 'quintessence' - which behaves just like...
>> >It's the Pharisee position - answering to the letter of the law and
>> >ignoring the spirit.
>> You surprise me. That's a ridiculous argument. There is NOTHING clever,
>> spectacular, inventive or even new about anything he is doing.
>But there is something *necessary* about what he's doing.
>He is testing 'crank' ideas instead of dismissing them out of hand.
>In the case of the lifter it's a reinvention of the ionocraft. However,
>given that work on that is getting on for 50 yrs old it may be that
>technology has moved to the point where it may be a viable concept for
>Care to 'prove' that a lifter/ionocraft can never carry its own PSU?
>Or do you think (as I do) that its something so complex that only experiment
>will provide a definitive answer?
>If Naudin et al manage to get a lifter to carry its own PSU they will have e
>rned themselves a small footnote in the history of aviation even it it does
>not turn out to have practical applications.
The issue is that he promotes it as *anti gravity*
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