Posts Tagged ‘ET’

Death of a Cultural Hero

5 April 2018

portrait of Martin Luther King
On yesterday’s date 50 years ago (1968) Martin Luther King was shot while standing on a balcony outside his motel room in Memphis, Tennessee. He died later that day.

A story was invented and widely published about how this death came about. However, it was incorrect.

A man named William Pepper, who was a friend of King at the time, a writer, and later became a lawyer, worked for the following almost-50 years to unravel a more accurate story. The only remaining major piece missing is true motive.

Pepper published his last book on the subject in the summer of 2016. About 17 years earlier, a jury had found government complicity in the murder in a civil trial that ended in late 1999. Have you heard this story? Has any major news media made a point of correcting themselves on this subject? No? So, they are complicit, too.

The Truer Story in Brief

King was shot by a Memphis police sharpshooter with a completely different rifle from the one that was found across the street in a “bundle” and reported to be the murder weapon.

James Earl Ray was not on site at the time of the shooting, but was the named fall guy and picked up later while traveling through the UK. Earlier, he had been smuggled out of prison, with the prison warden paid off to look the other way. He was contacted and given money and instructions through an intermediary who was nominally just a criminal.

Coordination of the operation has been linked to the FBI, or at least its director, J. Edgar Hoover, and at least one of his top people. Hoover has been linked to several similar incidents, and to a mysterious group supposedly created to deal with the ET problem, the Majority Intelligence Committee (MAJIC).

According to a nurse at the hospital where King was taken after the shooting, he was still alive when the head of neurosurgery entered the emergency room with two men in suits, ordered everyone else to leave, then suffocated King with a pillow.

Motive?

It is known that Hoover hated King and many other activists who were trying to steer the country back onto a more open and honest trajectory after the huge deceptions and atrocities it had been part of during and subsequent to World War 2.

It is also known that various craft crashed in New Mexico in 1947 and seemed to contain ET beings. Thus, the security structure of the planet now had a new problem on its hands, and a new secret to keep hidden from the general public.

Furthermore, there is some testimony from various persons who could be called “whistleblowers” (if they aren’t nuts or intentional disinfo) that the various modern military engagements that the US has been involved with (such as Vietnam) served as cover for ET-related operations.

King had come out against the Vietnam War a year (to the day) before his death. So this position, in combination with his general popularity and effectiveness in restoring civil rights in the South, has been cited as a possible motivation to have him killed.

Of course, each individual or group that was involved in the plot was given a motivation and story line that fit their viewpoint and need to know. That “higher concerns” may have figured into this murder – as has also been theorized about JFK and RFK – does not mean that any of those intimately involved with those plots had any awareness of those concerns.

The need for a higher level of spiritual ability

These acts – the wars, the assassinations – were not caused by mere petty human foibles like greed or jealousy. These acts came about because the people involved in managing the planet, their respective countries, and other organizations, didn’t know what else to do. They had insufficient knowledge to make more ethical decisions. And that knowledge can only be received and well-handled in the context of higher spiritual ability. If you know you are an immortal spiritual being, and that everyone around you are that same type of being, you are going to think and act differently than if you believe that we are all just animals. Spiritual ability is a key aspect to becoming aware of and being willing to act on this higher knowledge.

That’s why I don’t rail about “truth and justice.” It won’t be enough to expose the true perpetrators of these crimes and “bring them to justice.” That won’t handle any of the most important problems we face on this planet. Only a higher level of knowledge and spiritual ability could handle those problems. So that’s what I advocate.

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The Election

7 November 2016

The sites I follow are buzzing about this U.S. election.

Here is my take on it at this point:

Hillary stands for business-as-usual; a predictable outcome.

Trump stands for disruptive changes; he seems unpredictable at this point.

No one in the race stands for planned change based on ethical principles and workable management processes, implemented in an organized manner. Such a being would be the only one deserving a place of leadership at this time.

Is there a higher struggle?

The media, the pundits, and academics for the most part, dismiss the idea that a lot is going on in secret; that these candidates are merely proxies for power groups that wish to remain hidden and unidentified.

The alternative news sources that I follow, on the other hand, see this as the obvious truth of the situation and openly mock anyone who refuses to see it and deal with it.

The problem is that the alternative sources don’t have it right, either. And it’s my guess that this is because they rely too heavily for data on “insiders.”

For instance, Veterans Today thinks Hillary is being supported by the more moderate power groups who ultimately oppose the extremists who are supporting Trump. Their editor Gordon Duff accuses the FBI of being full of conspiracy theorists and protectors of criminals. Odd he’d say that, as Gordon is one of the biggest conspiracy theorists on the planet. And I don’t use that term derogatorily.

Meanwhile, over in England Simon Parkes is telling us that the FBI is made up mostly of people who are trying to do the right thing and don’t want a known pedophile working as our President. While Trump’s not much better, he stands for change and change is what is needed.

Julian Assange in a recent interview said he thinks Trump will not be allowed to serve in office even if he overwhelmingly wins the popular vote. However, he also said that Hillary’s accusations that Russia is behind the most recent release of documents is totally ridiculous.

I also ran across an October video from Clif High, a Seattle software genius who data mines the internet to find “data sets” that indicate the most desired (and probable) future. He finds a landslide popular win for Trump which the rest of the world reacts to with total disgust. Almost all countries holding U.S. debt contracts try to dump them, precipitating tremendous inflation here in the U.S. Meanwhile, U.S. officials refuse to allow Trump to take office, but Hillary has disappeared and cannot be located.

The best-organized group wins

Here is a key datum about politics:

“A small group thoroughly organized can conquer the disorganized billions.”

L. Ron Hubbard, ORGANIZATION AND MORALE, 1 Nov 1970.

If you want to figure out what group is really running this planet these days (if there is just one) then look for that group that is extremely well-organized. In human groups this has often meant a group beaten into being organized. Unfortunately, it doesn’t really matter exactly how the group maintains and defends its organization; it just has to be very well-organized. A group that depends on constant threats of violence to maintain organization will eventually falter, as the most brilliant beings will usually leave it. But this basic datum still holds.

And the most organized group I am aware of – at least it used to be extremely tightly organized per reports – is the one running our secret space programs. Descriptions of it come from Corey Goode, William Tompkins, Sean David Morton, Steven Greer and other researchers and past insiders.

Per Tompkins and some others, this particular group is part of a longer lineage of powerful groups that get created due to rivalries between various ET groups regarding Earth. One ET alliance prefers an invasion approach to expansion, mirrored on Earth by groups currently centered in Europe. Another alliance prefers a more peaceful approach based on free trade. They are both interested in Earth at this time, and have had some interest for many centuries into the past. But now Earth is set up to go Space Opera, and the number of ET groups now interested in Earth has multiplied.

Of course there is another large body of ET communities that would prefer to just be left alone. But they are, almost by definition, less well-organized. So in this universe, they are very likely to get run over (or be overrun).

Need of Change

Masses of people in the U.S., to say nothing of other areas on the planet, really want change. They need something to break loose and reveal a path forward. Most of them have no idea of exactly what that path should be. Thus, at this point they are revolutionaries, or nearly at that point, as there is a minimum of planning and organization amongst them as a whole. They are very numerous, but:

“Revolution never produces anything. Throwing something out of gear momentarily, the vast inertia of a people closes in again and patches it all up.

“Evolution can be fairly fast, but evolution is on a level of the people, not on the level of the government.

“You have to change the people to change the government.”

— L. Ron Hubbard (From a lecture of 10 November 1952.)

Here he makes a distinction between “people” (disorganized) and “government” (organized) long before he became immersed in the study of organizing and management that he undertook when he managed Saint Hill as the first advanced Scientology organization on the planet in the 1960s.

Take a look at the American Revolution for example (this analysis based only on my current understanding). It was instigated by professional people and businessmen who also functioned as academics and politicians. Thus, it was built on idealism more than on organization. They were aided against Britain by France – which was itself going down an anti-aristocracy path at the time.

But just as Napoleon effectively killed, or usurped, the French Revolution in the early 1800s, so Britain re-invaded the U.S. during the War of 1812. The French had basically given all of the Midwest to the U.S. in 1803, which freaked out the British Empire, thinking it still had large amounts of leverage over the rebel colonies. But instead of re-invading, the British were apparently convinced to approach the problem differently.

With the help of the Louisiana Purchase, the U.S. established a very strong foothold in the Americas over the next 100 years, but by the end of that time, Europe had arranged a new control structure in the form of its network of Central Banks.

Who has the upper hand?

In 1967, Hubbard identified a small group based in the City of London which controlled most English-language news outlets and was tightly connected to certain banking and industrial interests, as well as psychiatry as represented by groups like the Tavistock Institute.

This group was believed to be behind the shellacking that Scientology was getting in the press in those years.

At the time, it was a big revelation for all of us. But LRH never said that this was the only secret power group in existence on Earth; or that it had no rivals; or exactly how ET might be involved. So I resort to other sources for clues:

The “invader alliance” is commonly identified as composed of Draco, Reptilians and some human types – not all individuals of these descriptions, though – and is usually identified with the European Royals and the Vatican, along with their bankers, who are related to Zionism and are Earth’s warmongers.

The other ET group attempted to influence technological and spiritual thinking in Germany in the early 1900s, but that did not go well. They have continued to make various contact attempts, such as those reported by Tompkins in his interviews and first book. As a result of this the military-industrial complex has apparently remained factionalized along lines that I think of as Group Tone Level. Some factions prefer a more conservative approach to politics, preferring persuasion, negotiation, and even convincing PR stunts, rather than constantly resorting to war. Other factions live on war and wouldn’t know what to do without it. Those groups are clearly insane, while the others are only irritatingly neurotic.

Some think the Clintons are in the conservative camp, while others are quite sure they are totally insane. Some think Trump is firmly dominated by criminals and warmongers, while others feel he might actually be in slightly better condition, mentally, than Hillary. How am I supposed to know who’s right, beyond just looking into their faces when they talk and reading the signs?

I think they are both crazy, as what other personality type would run for U.S. President at this time (who had a serious possibility of getting into office)?

Whether this election results in “business-as-usual” or unpredictable changes, I think we still have a lot to learn about people, about politics, and about ourselves. Ultimately, until a being can look at a situation and just know the truth of it, he doesn’t know the truth of it. So let’s work at developing that ability rather than playing around trying to second-guess each other.

We Won’t Be Fooled Again

19 October 2016

This would be my subtitle for Steven Greer’s phone-delivered briefing of about a week ago that was just offered to his newsletter list and which I am listening to now.

Is Greer right?

Greer has a meditation background, as well as medical training. Thus, his life view is a bit eclectic, not even taking into consideration his views on ET.

He calls all beings not firmly attached to bodies “interdimensional.” This is a pseudo-scientific approach to the subject of spirituality that I consider “New Age.” Someone from the intelligence community (via Kerry Cassidy’s blog) has asserted that Greer is very much being played, just like everyone else out there talking about ET, and I take that assertion seriously.

His position, as I have mentioned before, is that ET exists on a much “higher” level than Earth humanity and therefore should not to be feared or even particularly mistrusted. That logic doesn’t make sense to me.

But because of this view, he is very sympathetic to the idea that all stories of ET dangers are installed by disinfo agents and are themselves part of a psychological operation to prepare the population for an open military advance into space and its expected ET opposition.

Greer is aware that we have already gone into space (secretly) with military-type craft, but is skeptical of the stories from people like Corey Goode who believes that we have traveled a considerable distance from this solar system and that some of our kind are aiding the Draco (“Reptilians”) in their missions farther away doing god-knows-what.

Other New Agers involved

It is odd to me that most of the voices I am hearing, other than Bill Tompkins (who is really old now), are involved in the New Age movement to a greater or lesser degree. That includes David Wilcock, who is basically sponsoring Corey Goode, along with a bunch of other lesser-known folks who are currently getting less coverage. Other somewhat prominent personalities of this persuasion are Courtney Brown and Simon Parkes.

Their work is getting heard, while other work is not heard or going largely ignored. I cannot escape the conclusion that this is by design. Someone wants the “spiritual opposition” to the Military-Industrial Complex to be of this New Age persuasion. Its ideas are even filtering into Psychology and elsewhere.

Simpler more matter-of-fact ideas and data ignored

Scientologists have gotten by for over 60 years now with a simpler more direct approach to the human situation and our relationship to ET and the physical universe that has been working consistently for people who have been using it.

Yet this material tends to be rejected by New Agers on various pretexts, instead of being met with interest or curiosity. Someone has been feeding New Agers with this narrow-mindedness, I think. Whoever that is, it is in their interest to keep other viewpoints out of the movement. This indicates to me that their goal is not greater workability or greater freedom, but simply a new dogma that will have broad appeal to the spirtually inclined.

If Greer is correct that the perceptions of Corey Goode were manipulated by the people running the program he was in to such an extent that he firmly believes things happened that really didn’t, then that argument could be turned back on him. Most involved with these projects are almost painfully unaware of this possibility!

I think your best approach if you are interested in these subjects is to seek out persons who seem very honest, then still assume that if their information is being allowed to get out widely on public communication channels, that it’s something someone wants us to hear.

If they are at one time both quite sincere and yet yelled down by criticism on the internet (to say nothing of TV or magazines) then they may actually have valuable information that simply does not support any of the current groups vying for power and control.

No Man’s Sky

14 August 2016

No Man’s Sky is a “science fiction” video game that I found out about last year when I went into a gamers’ computer store and asked if they had anything to offer involving space travel. This game – in the works for years now – was finally released on Friday the 12th of August.

At about the same time as the release of this game, I found out that Sean-David Morton’s 3rd book in his “Sands of Time” series was being released, and I got a Kindle copy of it and have been reading it.

Sean-David claims this story is based on the journals of a recent past leader of The Group. Per Sean, those journals were entrusted to him after that man’s death (or disappearance). The documents purport to explain many odd phenomena that have been happening on Earth since the birth of the Space Age in Germany in the 1930s.

Per Sean-David’s story (though corroborated by many other sources to a greater or lesser degree), space is indeed “no man’s sky.” Not only does ET not want us flying around out there in our current “uncivilized” state, but no one ET group has definitive control out there, either. The place is just too big!

LRH came to a similar conclusion in the 1960s, after 10 years of research into our long-past experiences on “other worlds.” To LRH, this part of his research was somewhat esoteric and off-the-point. If Mankind did not achieve a better balance between spiritual abilities / awarenesses and our eternal lust for physical-world “experience” we would never attain a reasonable level of freedom and happiness, and what might come to happen here on Earth in the not-too-distant future would not make that much difference.

I have made it one of my jobs (for the time being) to make the people who are most interested in “what’s really happening” on Earth aware of Hubbard’s work. I know for sure that the “other side” is aware of it! Ask any Remote Viewer where the early ideas for their technology came from. See the evidence of Hubbard’s influence strewn throughout the “leaked” documents from various secret military programs.

Sean-David Morton

I don’t know that much about him. He is currently 56 years old. He has some psychic ability that he once used to advise people on financial dealings. He never asked for payment, he says, but got some nice gifts from some of his clients.

He is a mini-celebrity in the Los Angeles area and hosts one or more radio programs. His public persona is rather insouciant (a word I learned from LRH) and he comes on as rather high-school in his shows. He knows that most people can’t be bothered by the true meaning of life and all that, but he seems to be one who has confronted this subject himself and come to terms with it.

I think he is convinced of the basic truth of the story he has been writing. The Group was created in the United States to deal with the “Alien Threat.” Many New Agers are totally convinced that there is no significant global security threat from ET. Dr. Steven Greer is a leading proponent of that point of view. He thinks all the trouble is coming from Earth humans. LRH was not so sure about that. Greer has not looked at the data collected by Hubbard. Hubbard may have been aware of some of the data Greer has been exposed to, but if so, has not mentioned it publicly. Hubbard’s viewpoint, though, is backed up by other insiders who have gone public. ET appears to be a very mixed bag. And their people are capable of considerable deception.

Sean’s story does not cover much beyond the actions of The Group itself. It is “officially” part of the US Navy. But its work in UFO retrievals and reverse-engineering of ET technologies has apparently put it above all other organized power groups on Earth. The public view is that The Group are a bunch of scoundrels. Their own view is different. According to Sean’s story, they have saved Earth from major ET-caused catastrophes at least 4 times in the last century.

From this point of view, it was ET that managed to convince the US government that its conventional military organizations would be powerless in the face of a real ET attack. One ET group wanted us to totally disarm all our nuclear weapons. Ike refused to do so, instead starting a program that could possibly be hidden from ET that would bring us up to a technological level where we could hold our own against them. The Group has maintained total secrecy concerning its actions and its existence. There have been many attempts on Earth to expose it. Most of the “pro-disclosure” crowd are very sure that the above top secret programs operated by The Group are simply protecting corporate interests at the expense of the general population. None have been confronted by the possibility that they have actually saved our asses several times now – except through Sean’s book.

The story remains incomplete

I just started up No Man’s Sky today. I am stranded on a strange planet, and would have to not only learn how to play video games in general, but also this game in particular, in order to get myself out of this do-or-die predicament.

Our situation here on Earth does not seem that much different. We have A LOT to learn if we want our current way of life – or anything remotely resembling it – to continue on this planet. We have The Group’s approach, which seems to have set up a half-way decent but totally secret security perimeter around the planet. And we have LRH’s approach, which offers Mankind a half-way decent and almost totally not secret alternative to the path that we are currently walking down. They both have their places in solving the dilemma. Most of the other news I am getting seems to be noise.

CIA man talks about UFOs and ET

7 July 2016

Another book recently published that I’ve read through is titled “Anonymous: CIA Agent Reveals the Truth about UFOs.”

An older UFO researcher named Ronald Garner put it out, apparently at the request of the person who was interviewed. This person was interviewed for a radio show, or series of shows, by Linda Moulton Howe in 1998, about three years after his security oath expired. It concerns events of 1958 to 1960 that “Anonymous” participated in, as an Army officer also working as a CIA analyst. This person seems bona fide, but has had his life threatened, so refuses to identify himself.

He was involved in analyzing reports of UFO and ET sightings mostly from abroad. He also got a tour of Area 51 and participated in three briefings of Richard Nixon (Vice President at that time) and Ike Eisenhower.

The Oval Office as not having much luck getting good data about UFOs and ET though its own intelligence people, the CIA. The various military groups involved were being very tight-lipped, and the people really in charge of Area 51 (S-4) were telling them almost nothing.

While visiting Area 51, Anonymous personally witnessed 6 “flying saucers,” three identified as “alien” and three identified as “German.”
He also saw the Gray they were holding prisoner there, and saw an “alien autopsy” film of a six-fingered “light gray.”

From my data, the craft that crashed at Roswell were manned by scientists from Zeta Reticuli. They were “peaceful” in so much as they were just doing research for some project. Back home they were having some genetic problems relating to being forced to clone bodies in order to reproduce. One of their dead reincarnated on Earth as a human, and that’s where this data comes from.

The book itself is very poorly edited and is mostly just interview transcripts with a few photographs of the public people involved.

The following facts are established in this interview:

  • The President, and elements of the CIA, knew about UFOs and their connection to both ETs and Germans, from at least as early as 1947. They knew almost nothing, however, about ET. And they talked very little about the Germans.
  • The U.S. had several captured craft and one live ET. They were kept at Area 51. Who controlled that area is not totally clear.
  • The “defeated” Germans lived in Colombia, Argentina, above ground and in underground bases, and also underground in Antarctica. Hitler was among those who got moved to South America before the end of the war. There is some indication that the German saucers gave the Germans a certain amount of leverage in creating refuges for their top people.
  • Forrestal sent Byrd on a military expedition against the German/ET positions in Antarctica which was notoriously unsuccessful. Forrestal wanted to make the whole thing public, went somewhat crazy over not being allowed to, and was finally killed in an “accidental fall.” It was made clear by this CIA asset that he was told that the CIA killed Forrestal.
  • This CIA asset knew of only two types of ET and about four or five types of craft (counting two or three as German) at the point that his association with the CIA was terminated (at his request).

We have photographs of both these types, and they are likely the two most significant non-human ETs involved with Earth. Photos of “human” ETs would do us no good, as they look just like humans so could always be disputed as being posed. But photos of the other races are likewise lacking. I am a little mystified about this. There are plenty of drawings of them, so it seems likely they exist. And the human Zeta mentions the Reptilians as being a formerly hostile race in their system who left them sterilized and forced them to develop cloning methods in order to provide new bodies. The exact nature of the Reptilians, the Draco, Mantids and the Avians remains very unclear. The last three seem to include ruling groups. There are also the Sasquatch, but they only get mentioned occasionally. All these groups – to the extent that they are real – obviously wish to keep themselves secret from the general public.

All I can contribute to all this is that, from the research that I am aware of, it is VERY likely that various ET races exist and that some retain “Space Opera” capabilities and have some interest in Earth.

Our best strategy seems to be to rehabilitate our spiritual abilities so that we are able, at some point, to survive anything they can throw at us.

These various other races themselves, though much older than ours (we are a synthetic group anyway, with no long history on this planet) and thus technically more advanced, are likely to be, for the most part, as bad off as we are morally and spiritually. We were all involved with them in one way or another before we came here, and our condition is quite reflective of their condition, though perhaps a bit more “crazy about life” due to our short body life span. There is no particular reason to assume that they could – or would be willing to – help us very much, certainly not spiritually. There is moderate reason to think that they might want to take advantage of us in various ways. This is all part of what we still need to figure out.

June 2016 review of recent news and interviews

12 June 2016

Note: Since Jean has stopped maintaining her site, and most related sites are overly commercial, I plan to write more on this site. I am not actively promoting my blog, and I don’t intend to. But I have things to say, and if there is a public place to say those things, I will use it.

Let’s start with something I stumbled across fairly recently. I might mention here that most information sources on the internet do not bother to cross-reference their material with other sources. Thus, if I don’t keep up with Rense (as an example – his website is filled with trash) then I could quite possibly miss an event of interest to me because while he is reporting on it, no one else is referring to those reports.

The only place this breaks down is on sites like YouTube which lists videos in the sidebar that are related to the one you are viewing. This is as close as most of the internet gets to information integration. I think many “powerful” people are afraid that if we started integrating the information put out by various different sources that we might begin to get a clue of what’s really going on.

An example of such a recent release was a book entitled “Selected by ETs” by William Mills Tompkins, released in December of 2015. He subsequently gave several interviews, mostly with Jeff Rense. Rense released a short video and many photos said to be of German spacecraft.

Michael Salla (Exopolitics) also talked with Tompkins.

Though this has all the signs of a controlled information release, that may be about the only type of release most of us are going to see (this includes most “whistle blower” releases) except for maybe Hubbard’s work and a few others.

Tompkins gives almost the exact same story that Corey Goode is telling us (minus the most recent events) about the development of the secret space program. The story, basically, is that now that we have developed machine technologies and electronics to the level of working robots, we are seen as useful to the various ET “Space Opera” societies for many reasons. Some want to use us as slaves, while others simply want us as trading partners or want to attempt to reform us so we don’t venture out into space with weapons of mass destruction. So various ET groups have contacted various Earth groups with various offers of “help.” One result of one such offer was the secret space program, started by the Nazis in the early 1900s. Tompkins was privy to information collected by US spies in Germany before and during World War 2.

Steven Greer announces new film and push for full disclosure 14 April 2016.

This is another recent event that gives us the New Age view of disclosure, which would include the possibility of a spiritual and cultural renaissance on Earth. This would be possible because one of the technologies being kept secret is “free energy” which, if fully disclosed, could end the rampant use of fossil fuels on the planet.

Greer believes that the only important ETs out there are the ones who want to bring us spiritual enlightenment and a better social life. He dismisses reports of “bad” ETs as a product of the human groups who want to keep ET contact a secret. This does not entirely fit with the secret space program story.

In early May Jean Haines reported that an interview of financial advisor Jim Willie by Rick Wiles on 29 April 2016 had been banned by YouTube. I have previously mentioned this interview. Rick is a Christian who believes in End Times. Jim no longer lives in the US, having moved to someplace in South America. He told Rick that the “White Dragon Society” offered the West an ultimatum regarding the use of the US dollar in international trade. He also believes that the Russian church leader warned the European church leader (the Pope) that immoral practices at the highest levels will not be tolerated for very much longer.

On 29 May 2016 David Wilcock updated his blog with an article entitled “Full Disclosure and Ascension: The War Has Gone Hot!”

According to “high-level intel” Draco ships were attacked over Antarctica. David believes that various groups are afraid of an “ascension event” predicted by the Law of One group in the 1980s. To limit its impact on their power structure, they want to implement a “partial disclosure” scenario in which the public are brought up to speed over the course of 2 or three generations, rather than all at once.

This is what Corey Goode has been reporting to David in his ongoing interviews, delayed-broadcast once every week. The group that wants partial disclosure seems to have the upper hand at this point. Apparently they fear public reprisals if everyone were to suddenly learn everything.

Abby Martin interviews Mark Crispin Miller 4 June 2016.

I believe I found this interview via the Veterans Today website. As far as I can tell, Abby is not a New Ager. She’s basically out to just expose secret stuff that various power groups – which she sees as some sort of government-business alliance – are perpetrating on the planet. She sees all this as a new development made possible by new technologies. Thus her awareness of the true situation is significantly below that of the New Agers who realize that ET has been visiting earth for millions of years, and using such technologies that whole time.

Mark goes over some of the basic mechanisms and methods of “modern” (20th and 21st century) propaganda. I guess they hope their work will help the rest of us see through these control technologies. However, similar technologies have been in place, basically, forever. Our lack of ability to remember this is one result of these technologies.

Sheldan Nidle continues to post weekly “updates.”

Sheldan’s “ET” sources are almost for sure not what they are pretending to be. They give Sheldan data similar to what Wilcock and others are getting. A typical info-bite from his 7 June update says: “The election in America is expected to be delayed when a new NESARA government can be formally declared.”

Perhaps the most astonishing thing about Sheldan’s messages is their consistency. He is not liked in the alternative news community, though, because he made some predictions that never came true. I think he is more likely the target of a counter-info campaign, like Hubbard is.

Mike Harris interviews Ben Fulford 7 June 2016.

I have also mentioned Benjamin Fulford before. He is a Canadian idealist living in Japan. His father was a diplomat and Ben has a host of “inside” connections. The interesting thing about his reports is that he is in Asia and in direct contact with Asian groups (he speaks Japanese, possibly some Chinese) in particular the “White Dragon Society.” Jim Willie is probably getting most of his data about Asia from Ben Fulford.

Ben, however, has no interest in all the New Age stuff, in particular that old religious story that many of them cling to that someone from off-planet is going to come down here and help us out of this mess. I don’t believe that story, either, but I think it is quite possible that ET has contacted many humans and human groups offering “help.”

Ben’s big weakness is in his understandings about criminality. This is in fact a major weakness of most people. He sees the major motivation of criminals as greed (unearned profit). He knows that the criminal groups have smart people in them, so he figures they can be reasoned with. Hubbard’s research indicates this is simply not the case.

Real criminals (compulsive liars who are unable to work or cooperate with others due to fear) have fallen below the level of self-awareness necessary to see themselves as having a proper place in human society. They are criminals because of events that happened millions of years ago. If their parents beat them, they probably deserved it; recent history has little if any bearing on how they think and act.

The bright criminal mind (not all are that bright) is capable of significant levels of operation and deceit. They have been on a program of bringing down the level of human culture to their level for a very long time. A lot of us are here on Earth because we resented those programs. And a lot of them are also here on Earth because they took it too far.

All the managers wanted were ways to control various chronic problems. What they often got was more than they bargained for. It was often the more brilliant criminals that served as consultants to managers. Their solutions are always technology-based (mechanical) solutions. They are uniformly terrified of real spiritual powers, though many of them know these exist. One of their strategies is to pull people with psychic abilities into their programs where they can be watched and controlled – and eliminated if they get too out of hand. Corey Goode is apparently an example of this.

An old criminal strategy is to secretly create problems for managers and then turn around and offer the “solutions.” You’d think management would catch on, but so far, they have not. In a human group, the strategies and arguments of the true criminals can be quite forceful. A being may well feel that he would have to be willing to give up his life in order to oppose them. Then of course if he is killed, his work would stop, unless he was sufficiently spiritually skilled to carry on without a body.

Hubbard’s Operating Thetan, or anyone else at a similar level of spiritual ability, could take on real criminals with some success. For most of us, dealing directly with such beings is a big risk. Hubbard’s booklet “The Way to Happiness” could be seen as a set of suggestions for avoiding getting involved with real criminals. Your only other real choice if you want to rise above them is spiritual advancement. This is what “Ascension” offers (falsely I believe) and what Hubbard offers (honestly I believe).

Disclosure would be an interesting change; a turning point for Earth. But will it be a turning point in the upwards or in the downwards direction? This will depend on our ability to rise above the criminal mind and all its influences on us. We must turn away from merely technological solutions. The way ahead is in the direction of greater spiritual ability.

TED sells out, after impression of a comeback…

18 April 2016

This will be a quick post, as it’s getting late:

TED topic: “Technology forecaster” outlines public/private plans to colonize Mars.

I comment that this might be impacted by data stating that others are already there…

17 April:

Hello Lawrence,

Sol Koppel replied to a comment you made on the talk, “Stephen Petranek: Your kids might live on Mars. Here’s how they’ll survive”!

Sol’s reply begins: “I’d like to see the evidence stating that there are currently humans living in space and on other…”

18 April:

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Full Text:
Your best source for the least-speculative reports on this subject are from Dr. Steven Greer. He’s a New Ager, but also an MD, and has done a very thorough job of documenting the situation.

I also use Remote Viewing data from Courtney Brown. This is more speculative data, but I don’t have a problem with it.

Robert T. James little book “Passport to Past Lives” also touches on this. His data comes from hypnotic regression. Some people think this sort of data are not reliable, but this guy sounds like a very careful practitioner.

There is also Hubbard’s “A History of Man.” This data is based on human memories obtained using Hubbard’s methods, which I judge to be reliable. But most would consider it highly speculative.

For most people, Greer is the place to start. There are other researchers, such as Richard Dolan, who have also dug up extensive documentation. But Greer has the best documentation I know of for how various groups here on Earth are reacting to this realization that we are not alone.

(Second try…)

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Start with Dr. Steven Greer. My other sources are considered inappropriate for the TED community.

I then wrote another reply telling Mr. Koppel that he was on his own…
(Updated the next day:)
…but that got deleted,too. However, not before the automated system captured a part of his intended reply (also deleted)!

Hello Lawrence ,

Sol Koppel replied to a comment you made on the talk, “Stephen Petranek: Your kids might live on Mars. Here’s how they’ll survive”!

Sol’s reply begins: “It’s very clear to me that these so-called administrators are building an impenetrable wall between…”

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Ramifications of ET – a Christmas Day meditation

25 December 2015

I’ve been hearing a lot abut ET lately. And having this Friday off has given me a chance to ponder the subject a bit.

Recently released interviews and materials

On 21 Nov Steven Greer gave a 4 hour presentation on how governments, corporate people, and secret power groups have been dealing with the “ET situation.” He later released it onto YouTube.
Catherine Austin Fitts has continued to do interviews and write reports on the topic of “black” projects.
Corey Goode has been posting transcripts of video interviews he has been doing with David Wilcock about the Secret Space Program.
Preston James has been writing about the ET role in the criminal global power groups.
Simone Parkes continues to hold forth on “higher dimensional” issues, and his strategy for collective action.
And Alex Collier recently did some “webinars” on the planetary situation and perspectives on it that he has received from his off-world contacts.

This is not even a full list.

What about the Pepsi-sponsored short entitled “Black Knight Decoded,” or all the fuss over the latest Star Wars episode?

On top of that, I have been studying LRH’s December 1952 lectures delivered in Philadelphia about how it might be possible to restore a being’s spiritual freedom.

Something we can all agree on?

If ET is a real phenomenon, I think it leaves one conclusion pretty certain: We are not the first humans in this universe.

Can we agree on that?

All the sources I have mentioned above are operating on the assumption that ET exists as an advanced, off-planet human-like civilization or group of civilizations. They make this assumption because they see overwhelming evidence for it. And so do I.

Impact on the different sectors

In religion and philosophy, this opens the door to the possibility that the Gods, both older and newer, were nothing but ET. This realization could turn these subjects on their heads. For one, it moves all those old stories out of the realm of “fairy tales” and towards the realm of historical event. It destroys not only the traditional arguments for atheism, but also the religious counter-arguments! And it puts the human race in a whole new position relative to the overall story of human development.

Thus, the traditional social “sciences” also take a shellacking from this revelation. The traditional story of human history has been one of development from something primitive; of progress; of evolution. The possibility that we were put here by a more advanced group and left to fend for ourselves results in a story of abandonment and survival out of desperation, not the traditional story. To the extent that we – spiritually – connect to those off-world groups (found to be true by Hubbard, and validated by many others), our deeper memory includes knowledge of and experience with all the advanced technologies that we are currently struggling to re-invent here on earth. It also predicts the probability of unlearned lessons, and work done twice. It raises the whole question of whether we would do things differently if we could remember.

It is quite firmly believed by everyone who has looked carefully into the subject of ET that the political sector, at some levels, is aware of it and desperate to keep it a secret. Why? Because they are powerless – and therefore useless – in the face of ET technologies. There is no known protection on earth from the highest-level abilities demonstrated by ET. It is impossible to keep a secret from ET; most ETs visiting Earth are telepathic. Thus, the same impulse that has led the Powers That Be on Earth to deny the existence of spirits and spiritual abilities in humans has led them to deny the very existence of ET.

Those most afraid of having their secrets revealed are the criminals of the world. Thus, they became the “leaders” in the ET denial movement. Now that the reality of ET is impossible to deny, they are likewise the most desperate to find some way to deal with the subject – and with ET – that will allow them to survive as criminals (the only way of life they can remember). Spiritual technologies could restore the memories of these people and thus cure their criminality, but they fight hard against these technologies, having no awareness that it might be possible for them to return to honest, decent lives. (I don’t speak here of the petty criminals who rob convenience stores, etc. They can be recovered more easily, as they felt forced into their actions, rather than embracing them as “natural.”)

As Ike warned us in his 1961 farewell speech, the “military-industrial complex” was working to push the United States back into a new form of tyranny. The large corporations of the planet have never been terribly ethical, and the bankers who have funded their exploits – as well as countless wars – are very much involved as thought leaders in this sector. This sector considers that it is actually the one running the show. However, the more ethical companies exist only at the fringes of this sector. At the core of this sector are the big “commercial” banks, weapons builders, and energy companies, and the “experts” that advise them. When this sector found out about ET in a big way (a few knew about it all along) during the second World War, it leaned hard on the military and government people to allow it to participate in, if not control, an organized response to the contacts being made by various ET groups. They argued that it would be easier to keep the whole thing under wraps if the bulk of the work was done in the private sector. And that is how it went down.

As ET is not likely to be a political threat to earth, it was left up to the Military-Industrial Complex to convince the military and government people otherwise. Realize that they wanted protection from ET influence so that they could continue their criminal practices, not because they wanted to save humanity. According to information being dumped on various “alternative media” commentators by persons in the “intelligence community” (sorry for all the quotes, but when someone is probably lying to you through their teeth, it is tempting to put everything they say in quotes), various earth groups formed a secret alliance which developed a human-run off-earth manufacturing capability that produces things desired by various ET groups. Our solar system is therefore uneasily under their umbrella of protection, while they for the most part stay away from Earth and deal mostly with our Military-Industrial Complex, now known as the Secret Space Program (military side) and the Interplanetary Corporate Conglomerate (business/governance side). This allows the criminals on earth to continue doing what they have been doing. If this is not actually happening at this time, it is certainly what is being planned.

Greer in particular – and most of the others to some degree – object to this arrangement. It leaves the bulk of earth’s population holding the short end of the stick. Our “betters” get to use modern energy technologies out in space, but here on earth we are told they don’t exist! Greer feels that such technologies could literally save our planet.

Save this planet?

I think the only way for us to save our planet is to deal directly with our own criminals, then start to face the various ET criminal players. It’s not easy. What they are doing up there is old hat. What we are trying to do down here has never successfully been done before. Criminality at the highest management levels has been the rule, not the exception. And the resultant human suffering (I include off-earth humans) has also been the rule and not the exception. We had it “good” here for a little while. That little while seems to be grinding to an end.

Hubbard had a plan. He handed it over to the church for it to execute. It is doing quite well with it, but this is not usually very evident. While the rest of the planet struggles just to understand the extent of the criminality that has been practiced here, we work to hold it off just enough to get our work done. If you are not aware of our work, you probably think that nothing effective is being done. If you are aware of our work, you probably wish it could be more effective. Well, you can always contribute to it if you feel that strongly. I did for 26 years. And that is the ultimate ramification of ET.

Notes from the wild side, and YOLO

17 March 2015

From the esteemed pages of Wikipedia:

YOLO is an acronym for “you only live once”. Similar to carpe diem, it implies that one should enjoy life, even if that entails taking risks. The phrase and acronym are both used in youth culture and music, and were both popularized by the 2011 song “The Motto” by Canadian rapper Drake.

The phrase “you only live once” is commonly attributed to Mae West, but variations of the phrase have been in use for over 100 years, including as far back as (the German equivalent of) “one lives but once in the world” by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe in his 1774 play Clavigo…

I recently encountered this popular idea in a slightly altered form on a site run by a guy named Tyler Durden and referred to often on Jean Haine’s blog about “the coming changes” before she recently stopped adding material to it. Durden’s version goes:

On a long enough timeline the survival rate for everyone drops to zero.

Now, I wish to make my position on this issue very clear:

This idea is incorrect, unethical, and untrue!

And in particular, it is unethical. Ethics has to do with the making of pro-survival decisions. If one truly believes that he only lives once and thereafter is “out of here” forever, one will make very different decisions about survival than if one was quite sure one would be returning again soon, and probably many, many times.

Moreover, the idea expressed in the Wikipedia article that this phrase supports living the life of a carefree risk-taker makes absolutely no sense to me. One might just as likely believe that having many lifetimes would allow for taking more risks in this one, than the other way around. Indeed many Christians apparently believe that after you die out of this life you must wait somewhere for the day of judgement, when your actions this lifetime will determine whether you end up in heaven or in hell. If I really believed that, I’d be ultra-careful, and that’s actually how I see most people behaving. They’re scared shitless they’ll screw up their one big change to get it right!

The latest from David Wilcock, and past lives

On the evening of 7 February, David gave a long presentation to a big room full of people at an event in the LA area called Conscious Life Expo. The presentation included data from “new insiders” about the oldest known ET invaders of our solar system, dating about 5 million years ago. They were giants (compared to us) and lived in the area for a considerable amount of time, until they caught the attention of their enemies (who thought they had been successfully banished) because of the rings they were building around Saturn.

David also revealed that the US runs a secret space program that controls several ships and has visited many places in and around this solar system.

During a follow-up interview David did on Coast-to-Coast AM with George Noory, David mentioned a doctor who had done extensive research into past lives based on cases he saw in his deep regressive hypnotherapy practice. (I subscribe, by the way, to the LRH viewpoint that hypnotherapy is not safe for patients.) The doctor’s name is Michael Newton and he has a website (of course) and sells books (of course – though one or two have been scanned into PDFs available online) and is very sincere about his findings but not very circumspect about them. In other words, he sees the between lives process as necessary and desirable, including, apparently, the memory wipes that he works so hard to penetrate through with his therapy! In any case, this is a resource for those who don’t want to take Hubbard’s word for it on the subject of past lives and between lives.

Remote Viewing ET

Courtney Brown has recently started releasing videos about his latest project (the last being on 9/11) on remote viewing ET. He started with the “face on Mars” in the present and in the past. Sure enough, the remote viewers found Mars populated in the past, though not, I think, the original builders of the oldest ruins that exist there (remember – that could be 5 million years ago!).

The material obtained was pretty good considering how it was procured, and I look forward to the next release.

Recap

So, we have the Top Guys apparently willing to talk about a track of human experience extending back about 5 million years. That doesn’t quite match the 76 trillion years of track plumbed by Hubbard, but it is longer ago than most ET or other sources were discussing in the recent past. Sheldan Nidle’s sources, for instance, talk about 1 million years. Billy Meier’s contacts mentioned a few events of 22 million years ago, including an invasion of giants into this solar system. But most of the events they mentioned are less than a million years ago. After all a million years IS a LONG time!

I’m not sure what to make of these disclosures. This is not a complete list. But the predictions of coming doom are too prevalent to be worth mentioning. Yes, some sort of “doom” will arrive here sooner or later. The question is: How prepared will we be for it?

My Take on Cloud Atlas

8 December 2012

Cloud Atlas is a novel that was turned into a movie by the Wachowski brothers (Matrix) with the help of another director and independent funding, including a contribution from the German government. It was all shot in Germany.

I have not read the novel. I saw the movie on the evening of Saturday December 1st in Portland. I then read the Wikipedia article on it.

The book, I get the impression, was divided up into six stories, starting with one set in the 1800s. In the movie, an “ensemble” of actors play various roles in different stories, and the stories are intermixed. You get the impression that various characters in different times and places are actually the same spiritual being, because those characters are played by the same actor. I don’t know how this is handled in the book.

The Stories

The stories start in the 1800s with a tale involving a sailing trip. We see a young man concluding a business agreement with someone in a tropical country. As they tour the plantation, the young man witnesses a whipping and faints. He is then put under the charge of a doctor who decides to slowly poison him and blame it on a tropical disease, in order to get his hands on the young man’s valuables. Meanwhile, the slave who was whipped has stowed away in the young man’s cabin, and appears – asking for his help to prove himself capable of been a free man. The young man agrees and the slave wins his freedom. At the end of the voyage, the ex-slave discovers the doctor’s plot and kills the doctor. The young man survives, reunites with his young wife, who he had been corresponding with during his voyage, and they renounce her father, who does business with slave owners, and leave to become abolitionists.

The next story, a tad unrelated to the first, is set in the early 1900s. It involves an aspiring musician who has a taste for sex with his own gender. This musician succeeds in gaining access to a failed composer and ghost-writing several pieces for him, which brings him back to fame. He then writes his own piece, which he calls the “Cloud Atlas Sextet,” and determines to promote it on his own – regardless of his agreement with the composer. When the composer tries to stop him from doing this, the musician shoots him (but doesn’t kill him) and then must hide out from the law until he finishes his piece. He then kills himself, leaving the publishing of the work to his male lover.

Following this story we have one set in the 1970s. A young woman investigative journalist runs across a plot to allow a nuclear reactor to blow up, giving nuclear power a bad name. It seems to be funded by oil interests. Everyone who helps her loses their lives. She is helped by a security officer for the nuclear power company who knew her father. They are pursued by a professional assassin, but with the help of a Latino lady he is killed.

The next story takes place in more or less the present time. A failing book publisher runs into financial luck when one of his authors notoriously kills a book critic at a party. The publisher is now pursued by thugs sent by a creditor, and goes to his brother to ask for help. His brother, in the guise of helping him, gets him locked up in a high-security old folks home. He then plans and carries out an escape with three others who also value their freedom. Their pursuers get beaten up by a bunch of soccer fans in a pub where they go to celebrate their escape. In a somewhat separate story line, we see this publisher writing about this whole adventure. He is writing what seems to be a screenplay for a movie. In this story he redeems himself in the eyes of the lover of his youth, and they reunite to live happily.

The next story happens approximately 100 years forward from the last. It is set in Korea (Seoul) and depicts an automated civilization in which bodies are manufactured and killed (then recycled into food and more bodies) at the whim of the controlling group. The slave masters seem to have won with finality. But they rule over a decaying and war-torn world, and the urge to be free has not died. One slave asserts her independence one day and is killed by her handlers in public. Another slave, seeing this, feels the need to escape. She is assisted in this by a member of the resistance movement who shows her how the system really works (the recycling of dead bodies). She agrees to broadcast an announcement for the resistance over a hacked communication channel, and thus wins public fame. She is then captured and killed, after being interrogated by an “archivist.”

The final story is set in a post-apocalyptic land where peaceful people try to protect themselves from cannibalistic marauders who ride horses. An ET, stranded on earth with a small crew, persuades one of the peaceful ones to assist her to locate an old communications station located on top of a mountain. The station, it turns out, is called Cloud Atlas. They finally locate the station and contact her planet, which then sends out a rescue ship. But meanwhile the man’s village has been attacked by the cannibals, and all killed save one little girl who successfully hid herself. With the help of the ET woman, the man and girl escape. Through this whole story, the man is plagued by a “ghost” in a top hat which tries to get him to do the wrong thing instead of the right thing. But the ET’s love and determination to survive is stronger than the ghost, and the man’s evil intentions are finally overcome.

The Ensemble

The cast of characters is lead by Tom Hanks, who plays the evil doctor in the first story and the man who helps the ET in the last story. In between he plays several other characters who struggle with their moral choices, including the criminal who kills the book critic.

Another main character is the ET woman played by Halle Berry. She also plays the young abolitionist in the first story, a daughter of the composer in the second story, and the reporter in the third story. This being, then, remains pure throughout the entire piece.

Hugo Weaving, of Matrix fame (Agent Smith), plays a string of bad guys, including the 1970’s hired assassin. He seems to be a being thoroughly caught up in the various games of power and unwilling or unable to free himself.

An oriental actress Doona Bae plays the girl who marries the young man in the first story, the Latino woman, and the slave girl in New Seoul. She is a parallel to the Halle Berry character in many ways, but more caught up in the system.

Another set of important characters are those played by the black actors Keith David and David Gyasi. These include the slave in the first story, the man who helped the reporter in the third story, and one of the ETs in the last story. Here are competent beings who have principles and are willing to live by them.

Hugh Grant also plays many roles, usually someone “successful” but with compromised principles. He plays these roles strongly, and I had difficulty knowing what to think about these characters. They achieve a kind of “freedom” for themselves by playing within the system, but they don’t seem happy; they know they have betrayed their own integrity.

Themes

My Scientologist friends told me “you have to see Cloud Atlas – it’s about past lives!” Well, it is, kind of. But I would not describe it that way. I think it uses the idea of past lives as a way to explain the continuity of human experience over extended periods of time. And this is a very valid explanation. But the film does not dwell on it.

What the film does dwell on is the continued and persistent arrogance of the “dominant” race on earth (oddly, the only race with recessive genes for skin color) to maintain power through any convenient myth that they can appropriate, but particularly the genetics myth, and what has become known as “social Darwinism.” This manifests as a teaching that society is the way it is because it was meant to be that way.

In opposition to this is the shared urge towards freedom of all people. This urge is not handled carefully or finely in this film, but rather coarsely. It deserves more contemplation than this movie gave it, yet I suppose we should be grateful that it appeared as a theme at all.

A dominant, but to me unwanted, theme in this movie was the topic of sexual confusion. We had the gay composer, his lover who played a woman in another story, and various other crossed-sex roles, such as Susan Sarandon playing a technologist in New Seoul. It is not that this topic is unworthy, but that it was used in this film as a way to make the story line even more confusing than it already was. It is quite true that the fact of past lives can indeed cause gender confusion in people. But that connection was not dealt with in this story.

Outcomes

The urge towards freedom did not win out in these stories; the urge to find a mate and reproduce did. And that, again, is genetics.

Genetics is also very involved in the various New Age teachings, and in most of the “channeled” material being presented to us.

They want us to focus on the “problem” of genetics, which I believe is a manufactured problem. Like the “problem” of Mid-East terrorists, or “global warming”. These problems have been manufactured by the power structure to keep us attached to their game. All these subjects ARE problems – for THEM! It is their genetics that are failing, their lives and property being endangered by criminal elements, and their planet – which they think they own – being threatened by cosmic shifts that they have little or no control over.

But the big problem for the rest of us, I believe, is actually freedom. This whole power game being played on this planet by what are basically a collection of criminal groups has the rest of us all caught up in activities that we would rather have no part of – be free of. War, murder, robbery are not things that suit most of us. Yet on a planet ruled by criminals, these activities become commonplace.

Routes to freedom

So, what do we desire to be free of? First and foremost, we desire freedom from these criminals and their destructive games. And this reduces to freedom from the criminal mind (as played by the “ghost” in this movie). This is something that Scientology offers us. Any spiritual practice worth the name would offer something similar. And they all do. I have attached myself to Scientology because I think it is actually delivering real freedom to beings. Because of this, I think it deserves our support. Not our blind support, but our informed support.

At this time, many of us are not in a financial position to afford professional Scientology services. But most of us could afford to buy the books and study them, and even some of the lectures. Those who have done so at least have an idea of what the subject is, and what its technologies can and can’t do. I think it is worth doing. I know of no other spiritual subject that has advanced to the point of practical application, as Scientology has. There may be something in this subject that could assist you. You will never know if you don’t study it.

Do you want a future such as the one portrayed in Cloud Atlas? This year is only 2012. We still have time to change the course of events. There is much to learn about freedom, and if you desire it you owe it to yourself to learn more about it.