Talk:Arthur Conan Doyle

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Making allowances[edit]

As with other late-19th century proponents of 'spiritualism etc' some allowance should be made for then current cutting edge scientific/technological research (exploring the spectrum beyond the visible etc) and extrapolations therefrom - before 'the impossible has been eliminated.' Consider some of the claims made about 'the internet' and cold fusion. Anna Livia (talk) 11:19, 13 May 2019 (UTC)

True, I for one always have been of the position that when talking about people of the past, proper context of the time period they lived in needs to be considered. Dr. Ox quack specialist 12:05, 13 May 2019 (UTC)