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Author Topic:   Ted Bundy the serial killer of the 70s
Tanypteryx
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Message 23 of 63 (852857)
05-18-2019 1:33 PM
Reply to: Message 22 by Faith
05-18-2019 12:08 PM


Re: The question about the dogs
The question is What do you think the dogs sensed in Bundy that made them so belligerent toward him?

All anyone can do is guess. Dogs have heightened senses of smell and hearing compared to humans. Plus, being pack animals they can read body language pretty well also.

I had dogs growing up but I'm not a "dog person" any longer. Dogs seem to love me. They always want me to interact with them. Even when I speak harshly and use body language to make them go away they won't leave me alone. Dog owners are always amazed, "He never acts like that with strangers, etc."

Dog owners are the ones I can't figure out though. They seem to think because they love their dog everyone else should too.


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Tanypteryx
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Message 25 of 63 (852861)
05-18-2019 7:10 PM
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05-18-2019 1:40 PM


Re: The question about the dogs
Yes all we can do is guess about why dogs were belligerent to Ted Bundy even on first meeting him, but their behavior was so belligerent it seems worth a thoughtful guess.

Have you ever had a dog act belligerent toward you?

How many encounters did Bundy have with dogs that did not elicit belligerent behavior? That seems worth a thoughtful guess also.

Three times seems like it could be coincidence. Twenty times, fifty times, now that would be pretty noteworthy.

Canine behavior has been widely studied, we know lots about their senses and how sensitive they are and I have never heard of a single study that suggested that any canines can sort saints from sinners or demons.

In my experience, dogs act belligerently toward strangers a lot and their owners say something like "Oh he doesn't usually act like that.", more often than not.


What if Eleanor Roosevelt had wings? -- Monty Python

One important characteristic of a theory is that is has survived repeated attempts to falsify it. Contrary to your understanding, all available evidence confirms it. --Subbie

If evolution is shown to be false, it will be at the hands of things that are true, not made up. --percy

The reason that we have the scientific method is because common sense isn't reliable. -- Taq


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Tanypteryx
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Message 32 of 63 (852924)
05-20-2019 4:15 PM
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05-20-2019 2:01 PM


Re: Some general points
The girlfriend noted this AT THE TIME.

Do you mean she wrote about it at the time or somehow documented it, at the time?

It's fine to have a contrary opinion but it would help if it took what I've already said into account.

You talked about demons. Do you expect us to take that more seriously than an adult claiming that Santa Claus is real?

There is not one single shred of scientific evidence that dogs can sense imaginary beings. Unless you can show that dogs always reacted to Bundy in an aggressive way or that Bundy never had any other interactions with dogs, you and Hollywood are just making it up.

You want to believe something so badly that you are trying to draw a correlation that does not exist. If you do not have evidence of ALL Bundy's encounters with dogs you cannot draw any valid conclusions about these three encounters. Surly that must be obvious?


What if Eleanor Roosevelt had wings? -- Monty Python

One important characteristic of a theory is that is has survived repeated attempts to falsify it. Contrary to your understanding, all available evidence confirms it. --Subbie

If evolution is shown to be false, it will be at the hands of things that are true, not made up. --percy

The reason that we have the scientific method is because common sense isn't reliable. -- Taq


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