[opendtv] Re: What does it take to convince

  • From: "Dale Kelly" <dalekelly@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <opendtv@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 13 Nov 2008 10:58:43 -0800

Craig wrote:
> When I participated in the US DTV process, that childhood vision was
> shattered. I learned that you can buy scientists and engineers quite
> easily and that you can spin the facts, and the physics to your
> purpose.
> I shall never forget the NHK white papers in support of interlace...

Yes, While at ATSC I also experienced this same frustration and
disillusionment while attempting to work *with* CE companies and the two
Broadcast networks who were their sycophants.

> Clearly, climate change is also related to MANY other things that are
> far easier to substantiate. Funny what happens when politicians with
> an agenda start throwing money at "scientists" to provide research to
> support their agendas.

This type of funding works both ways. Industries that have an economic
motivation to disprove climate change do also heavily fund, generally
through trusts, the work of certain scientists and think tanks in order to
counter the claims of  warming/climate change advocates.


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