Alien Abductions, Epistemology, and Eyewitness Testimony

If you believe in, say, the resurrection of Jesus or the historic existence of Cleopatra based on eyewitness testimony, why don’t you believe what these apparently sincere folks are saying as well? What makes some forms of eyewitness testimony more credible to you than others? Should we believe these people? Or shouldn’t we? Penn & Teller obviously have an opinion. What’s yours?

About Santi Tafarella

I teach writing and literature at Antelope Valley College in California.
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