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Re: [SCA-Archery] Re: Historical Documentation vs. "They MightHave..."

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  • Carolus
    Also not pointing fingers or addressing anyone in particular but intending this to be an example to future SCA students -- No, simply saying -- all they have
    Message 1 of 36 , Jan 18, 2008
      Also not pointing fingers or addressing anyone in particular but
      intending this to be an example to future SCA students -- No, simply saying --

      "all they have to do is clearly state in their own entry documentation
      >that **even though they were unable to find documentation that the
      >silencers are "Period" there is no documentation which shows they are
      >not "Period"**; "

      >especially when the only "evidence" which can be provided is from a
      >culture outside our realm of study and out of period as well. This
      >is where the bad scholarship comes in. If one wants to use
      >speculative history, one MUST show the full and convincing evidence
      >why one thinks it MIGHT have been done. In context, and cited. And
      >no, much bad scholarship isn't from ignorance, it is from arrogance
      >and fraud (and this applies even more outside the SCA than in). We
      >must, however, as a result of our past, now act to a higher level.

      Carolus



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    • Carolus
      Also not pointing fingers or addressing anyone in particular but intending this to be an example to future SCA students -- No, simply saying -- all they have
      Message 36 of 36 , Jan 18, 2008
        Also not pointing fingers or addressing anyone in particular but
        intending this to be an example to future SCA students -- No, simply saying --

        "all they have to do is clearly state in their own entry documentation
        >that **even though they were unable to find documentation that the
        >silencers are "Period" there is no documentation which shows they are
        >not "Period"**; "

        >especially when the only "evidence" which can be provided is from a
        >culture outside our realm of study and out of period as well. This
        >is where the bad scholarship comes in. If one wants to use
        >speculative history, one MUST show the full and convincing evidence
        >why one thinks it MIGHT have been done. In context, and cited. And
        >no, much bad scholarship isn't from ignorance, it is from arrogance
        >and fraud (and this applies even more outside the SCA than in). We
        >must, however, as a result of our past, now act to a higher level.

        Carolus



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