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    Hi:

    Before I get to the Third Epoch and its impacts on human sociality, a brief recap is in order. No organism likes being coerced. One of the USA’s great myths is that it invented freedom. Freedom is every organism’s ideal state. But survival on Earth meant that the ideal was rarely achieved, with each organism pitted against the others in a battle for survival. There is only so much energy to go around, limited by how much sunlight hits Earth.

    To skip to near the end of the evolutionary journey that led to humans, chimp societies are male-dominated and exceedingly violent. A female chimp in the wild largely lives in isolation, partly so that her infant is not murdered by a male rival for her “affections.” But in captivity, female chimps band together against aggressive males, and the glimmerings of a sisterhood that came to fruition in bonobos can be seen. In chimp societies, the female/male ratio is about two-to-one, and in bonobos, it is one-to-one, with the difference being male chimps that died violently. Imagine a human society in which half of the men die violently as they vie for women and territory.

    To skip ahead to Second Epoch humans, violent males dominated those societies, and a woman’s fate was usually subject to male caprice. She was always vulnerable to being kidnapped from her society by a neighboring one and essentially being enslaved. In her own society, rape was a constant threat, as part of the array of behaviors in which men enforced their dominance. Second Epoch societies are the human journey’s most violent, with about a third of all men dying violently (but, at least, it is less than the violent death percentage of chimps! ) Slaughtering one’s neighbors and taking their women and territory was nearly an “ideal” of those cultures. The Myth of the Peaceful Savage is just that: a myth.

    In those societies where women domesticated plants and they became matrilocal, the male gangs were broken up, rape became a crime, and those were humanity’s most peaceful preindustrial societies. But that Neolithic bliss did not last long; domestication led to civilization and a decline in women’s status, as they became the broodmares of agrarian societies.

    Sedentary societies were radically different from nomadic ones. Only a local and stable energy source allowed for sedentism. Early horticulture gave birth to the village (and a preview was those short-live mammoth villages). The various Neolithic expansions on Earth (and Bantu expansion) displaced hunter-gatherer societies in favor of farmers, and female hunter-gatherers mated with the farmers, which drove male hunter-gatherers from the gene pool.

    With sedentism came possessions and a level of energy surplus that was new in the human journey. Before long, men began their climb to dominance once again, as the energy surplus was used for political purposes. One term for those new dominants is “big men.” With sedentism, people built homes, accumulated possessions, and instead of slaughtering one’s neighbors, they could be turned into possessions, and slavery began. Slavery became a hallowed institution all the way to the Fourth Epoch, when industrialization made brute human labor economically obsolete.

    Pretty much wherever agriculture appeared, civilization came a couple thousand years later, and is thought to be a problem-solving device. There are two primary theories on civilization formation: conflict and progress. Civilizations brought benefits that agrarian life could not provide, and was why for the entirety of agrarian civilizations, city populations were sustained by a constant influx of peasants from the hinterland. Cities were death traps, all the way to the 20th century. Moving to the city was a gamble for peasants, but one that many readily wagered their lives on. City life could be better than life on the farm, if an enterprising peasant could “make it.” Part of that disparity was that cities conquered their hinterlands and set the terms of exchange, so that cities enriched themselves at the expense of the rural peasantry, and that is where the “conflict” theories arise from, as epitomized by Marx’s work. With the rise of cities came new kinds of humans: professionals and the elite. Only with the energy-concentrating abilities of cities could professionals and the elite arise, and they have been with humanity ever since. The reality was that agrarian civilizations did not produce enough energy surplus to support more than a tiny professional class and elite, on the order of 10-to-20% of the population. At late as 1870, 70% of America’s workforce lived on farms.

    Many dramatic social changes came with the Third Epoch, but none of them would have happened without the local and stable energy supply that agriculture produced. There is a lot more to say about the Third Epoch and changes in human sociality, but time for work.

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    Before I get to the social effects of civilization, Jane Goodall has watched chimps make “waterfall displays” many times, and others have noted chimp ritual behavior. Those behaviors appear to reflect the roots of religion.

    With the rise of DNA testing, many controversies have been largely settled. Negritos, the San, Australian aborigines, and others are relict populations of the original behaviorally modern humans. Those African languages with their click consonants (parodied in The Gods Must Be Crazy) are what human language sounded like 60,000 years ago. Those relict populations became isolated, with Australians and Negritos being pockets of isolated humans from the original migration from Africa. The San stayed behind. While agrarian and industrial peoples took all the good land, those relict populations kept hunting and gathering on marginal or isolated lands.

    They all had similar religious rituals, of singing and dancing. Australian societies numbered 500 or so, beyond Dunbar’s number that Chris mentions, and while grooming in chimps and gossip in humans was the social glue of Dunbar’s number societies, the hunter-gatherer religion helped hold together larger societies, and particularly to prevail in warfare against their neighbors.

    I know that materialism is a false faith, but anthropologists generally think that those early religious rituals were just social inventions, bereft of deeper meaning or any connection with the unseen. I doubt it. All of today’s organized religions are, to one degree or another, distortions of valid teachings, usually turned into a means of social control and lining the priesthood’s pockets. The hunter-gatherer religion also became a utilitarian practice, with men using it to prevail over their prey or neighboring societies. But that did not mean that there were not valid roots to their religious practices, no matter how corrupt they became in a world of scarcity and fear. The Australian dream time is one of those practices that likely had valid roots. It looks like the temple preceded the city. The hunter-gatherer religions lasted all the way to the first cities, when professional priesthoods wiped them out.

    Orthodox agrarian religions have fought against the “ecstatic” throwback sects to this day (Shakers and Pentecostals are two extant examples), and the spectacle of the modern rock concert is a throwback to the original religion. My wife and I visited an A Course in Miracles cult in 1994, and ecstatic religion was in full display, in one of the most bizarre manifestations that I ever saw, and I thought I saw it all in my Southern California days. Christian pews, with penitents on their knees, were designed to keep them from dancing.

    The priesthood was one of the first urban professions, and they soon entered into a Faustian deal with early elites by conferring divine status to them, which can be seen in the Epic of Gilgamesh, for instance. Elites really had no purpose in early civilization, merely being the “winners” who came up with ways to garner a disproportionate share of the economic surplus that civilization produced, living in their palaces. It was only later that elite-justifying ideologies were concocted, giving elites a civic function.

    The appearance of professions and elites is the universal and enduring feature of civilizations to this day, even as organized religion has steadily lost its sway in the Fourth Epoch. From the beginning of civilization, monumental architecture erected to the elite, as a form of “display,” appeared in all civilizations, as a human universal. Most of the “wonders of the world” were elite aggrandizing monuments, beginning with the ziggurats of Sumer and pyramids of Egypt. Wherever civilization appeared, so did elites with their aggrandizing monumental architecture, and human sociality profoundly changed.

    In cities, humanity was no longer organized along kin lines, but along professional lines. People who did not know each other did not kill each other on sight, which was a far cry from the late Second Epoch. There is much more to come.

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    Hi:

    One thing that my big essay makes clear, but I might be a little more explicit on when I update it, is that the differences within humanity’s Epochs were trivial compared to the differences between them. The First Epoch had stone tools and fire, social organization was the nomadic band, and was likely not much different from chimp social organization. The Second Epoch had behaviorally modern humans, a highly sophisticated toolkit, fully developed language, and they easily conquered Earth while driving all of Earth’s easy meat and competing humans to extinction. Humanity’s population increased by a factor of a thousand during the Second Epoch.

    The Third Epoch had domestic plants and animals and sedentary populations, which usually led to civilization. All agrarian societies were similar, in ways that were radically different from hunter-gatherer societies. Population densities went up by a factor of hundreds. When the Spanish mercenaries stumbled into Mesoamerican civilizations, they were very familiar to them, with crops, peasants, soldiers, professionals, cities, and elites, accompanied by organized religion and monumental architecture. They quickly figured it out and conquered the Western Hemisphere in the human journey’s greatest demographic catastrophe.

    Anthropologists often study pristine instances of Epochal Events, to understand what drove them. People became behaviorally modern in Africa, which happened only once. Domestication happened in only two places pristinely, with certainty, civilizations arose pristinely in only four places, and industrialization happened pristinely only once. Because behavioral modernity and industrialization happened pristinely only once, there is nothing to compare them to, but domestication and the advent of civilization pristinely happened more than once. They were all basically similar, with the differences being minor. They were all similar because of something like evolutionary convergence, as independent solutions were developed for the same problems.

    Human social organization between the Second and Third Epochs was radically different. Each Epoch began with a Golden Age of exploiting a new energy source, and the benefits were so obvious that the New Epochs spread like wildfire, at least while the new energy sources could sustain them. Once fire was controlled, no human society ever lost it. Once agriculture was invented, no societies willingly went back to hunting and gathering. They couldn’t, unless they had a 99+% die off in their populations. Similarly, no industrial nation is going to willingly give up industrialization and have everybody move back to farms. That will only happen if the energy that sustained industrialization runs out, and again, there will have to be a huge die-off of humanity in order to deindustrialize. Many scholars and pundits think that a 90+% die off of humanity will have to happen when fossil fuels run out.

    The first pristine instance of civilization is also the most studied, in what became Sumer. Just last night, I was reading one of my Sumer books, to prepare for this post. Sumer became the first literate civilization, and the writings that have been discovered were almost entirely elite accounting and propaganda. Portions of The Epic of Gilgamesh were reproduced in the Old Testament, which itself is largely a collection of political fairy tales that some modern peoples still think is the literal truth, just as some fringe scholars take Sumerian writings literally and argue for an inhabited planet that orbits Earth every few thousand years.

    The first civilization soon gave rise to the first empire, and while killing one’s neighbors on sight characterized the late Second Epoch, the early Third Epoch, as nation-states began warring as the easy energy ran out, would have been brutal almost beyond imagining for today’s Fourth Epoch humans. The first written laws come from those Sumerian times, and they are notable for their barbarity and commerce (much of it regulating slave treatment and marriage), as the earliest laws were largely enforced by executions or fines. A later law is the one that people are more familiar with, and where “eye for an eye” came from. Social organization in early civilization was nothing to marvel over. In the human journey’s greatest empire, its most popular entertainment was watching people being forced to murder each other.

    One common misconception of the Domestication Revolution is that humans immediately became smaller and sicklier with domestication. The initial events were wildly successful and people were healthier and more prosperous than ever, which is why those practices spread so dramatically during that relatively brief period of Neolithic bliss. Populations exploded during the early days of the Domestication Revolution, with the world population increasing from 5 million people 10,000 years ago to nearly 200 million when Jesus was alive, to hit one billion around 1800 CE, when industrialization was just beginning. That population explosion could have only happened because of agriculture. The history of the Fertile Crescent is one of early horticulture powering settlements, and deforestation and soil degradation leading to abandonment and migration, to start over, and more intensive methods were invented, such as plow agriculture. People eventually did become smaller and sicklier than their hunter-gatherer ancestors, but only after the easy energy ran out and there were a hundred times as many people. They could not go back, similar to how complex life could never go back and start over after the Cambrian Explosion. I believe that every civilization had legends of when times were blissful, with the Garden of Eden tale being merely one of them, and they may have been dimly recalling the Super-predator and Neolithic expansions, with their attendant brief Golden Ages, until the easy energy of the new methods of extraction ran out. I have witnessed it happen in my lifetime, when the Golden Age of American Capitalism ended when Peak Oil happened. I was born and raised in the Golden Age of Industrialization, and those days are long gone.

    Social organization changed radically with the Epochs, and much more of that is coming, including some very likely changes in the Fifth Epoch.

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    Hi:

    So, what all did the local, stable, and relatively abundant energy supply of plant domestication make possible? Briefly, the horticultural phase led to:
    • Energy surpluses that allowed for relatively permanent settlements and homes;
    • Societies larger than Dunbar’s number;
    • Possessions in excess of what a person could carry;
    • A change from patrilocal to matrilocal societies, which made them immensely more peaceful;
    • Specialized skills;
    • Political uses of the surplus energy;
    • Forced servitude;
    • Usually, the villages had to relocate after exhausting the local resources of fertile soils and firewood.

    When peaceful villages rose to become civilizations, it led to:

    As polities rose and competed over the increasingly scarce resources of agrarian civilizations, namely arable land and forests, these dynamics arose:

    While there were variations of those dynamics, they really were minor and generally dependent on the material realities that those societies faced. Agrarian civilizations had far more in common than differences. Aboriginal Australians remained at the hunter-gatherer political economy for more than 40,000 years, primarily because they could not drive the fleet-footed kangaroo to extinction. The New Guinean Highlands never developed cities, and Jared Diamond has theorized that it was because of the nature of their crops, which did not provide the kind of energy surplus and protein that could lead to civilization. Some civilizations relied more on animal domestication than others, which was largely dependent on the candidates for domestication (primarily large herd animals in which humans replaced the social dominants).

    All humans are behaviorally modern, and our differences are all trifling, from relict populations to industrialized humans, and the reasons for one society getting “stuck” at its level of “development” likely had nothing to do with innate human capacities. The social changes were always dependent on economic ones, which, as always, rested on the level of energy surplus. Societies with high energy surpluses could readily address their problems, while those with thin and declining ones became increasingly unable to solve them.

    That summary above applies, to one degree or another, to all of humanity’s pristine civilizations, and all early civilizations eventually collapsed, leaving behind the ruins of monumental architecture, whether they were hewn stones or the eroded remnants of earthen “mounds” and ziggurats. The Fertile Crescent has seen rising and falling civilizations for several thousand years, and much of it is a desert today. The first city, established on the shore near the Persian Gulf, is today buried under silt more than a hundred miles inland. All of Sumer’s cities met that fate, as did many cities in the Fertile Crescent and along the Mediterranean’s periphery.

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    Hi:

    No civilizations have ever been sustainable, as their energy practices never were. Civilization may ultimately prove ephemeral. Some dynamics of collapse are worth noting. Quite often, people in the hinterland could see quite plainly that the practices were unsustainable, such as plowing, deforestation, overgrazing, irrigation, and the like, but the demands of urban populations, directed by their elites, overruled the farmers and others in the hinterlands who clearly saw the trends and tried to ameliorate them. Conservation efforts were always too little and too late. Writings have survived in which the damage was all too clear to astute observers, some of whom had a historical sense of the damage, such as when Romans marveled when told that the thick forests that only existed in Germany at the time once existed close to Rome. But they were voices in the wilderness, and short-term energy acquisition practices took precedence over any long-term view of sustainability.

    All early civilizations went on a one-way road to collapse, as they burned through their energy supplies while their EROI declined, as well as the surplus energy produced. Droughts were often the death knell, but the energy practices were unsustainable to begin with, riding a thin energy surplus that was always subject to disruption, and weather changes often provided the shock that led to collapse. In a word, those civilizations were not resilient enough to withstand the vagaries of climate, and some of the effects were human-caused. In recent historical times, it was recorded how intruding Europeans quickly turned fertile lands into semi-deserts. The same undoubtedly happened with early civilizations. The earliest permanent settlements were usually abandoned after some centuries or millennia, and local deforestation and the resulting aridity surely contributed.

    Human sociality has a lot to do with those short-sighted stampedes to oblivion. Humans are herd animals and have always been easily stampeded over the cliff by the social managers. I have watched people embrace certain death rather than question their social conditioning. It was not until many years after watching those reactions, stupefied, that people would act that way, choosing certain doom over potential salvation, that I began to understand the roots of such behaviors, and they are deeply entwined in biology and the human journey.

    But for all of those unsustainable rides to oblivion, the increasing energy surplus of the Epochs led to more humane behaviors. While Fourth Epoch humans often can scarcely believe the barbarities of Third Epoch societies, at least they did not kill their neighbors on sight and steal their women. In the Fourth Epoch, chattel slavery gave way to wage slavery, which is more genteel. The USA is about the only Fourth Epoch nation that still has a death penalty, as we are easily the most inhumane nation on Earth, although the egocentric fiction is that the USA is the light of the world. All empires have always harbored such delusions, but the fiction in the USA is that we are not even an empire, although it is being increasingly admitted in moments of candor.

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    Hi:

    Over the past couple of days, I have been reading Steven Greer’s latest book, Unacknowledged, which is a companion to the movie of the same name, which I have not seen, but probably will someday. Where to start? We obviously have a great deal in common (more than I may ever be able to publicly disclose), and my effort has been compared to his regularly, but I am doing something different.

    I guess that I could start at the beginning. In this book and Greer’s previous one, he used Brian O to introduce it. Brian’s intro to Unacknowledged was written in 2005, and as I looked at Brian’s foreword to Greer’s Hidden Truth, Forbidden Knowledge, I see that it is the same introduction, which is one of the problems with Greer’s latest, as it largely recycles information that Greer’s readers have seen before. As such, his book breaks little new ground. It is largely a refashioning of previous testimony and evidence from his Disclosure Project days. However, given the importance of the subject matter – the most important on Earth today – I readily forgive the derivative nature of his latest.

    To briefly summarize the gist of Unacknowledged, it is about the ET presence and the repression of that information, in what is history’s greatest cover-up. It is conjoined with the free energy cover-up. If one comes out, the other will not be far behind, which is what the global elite fear the most.

    This is going to take more than one post to cover. For starters, Greer’s work presents the most credible body of UFO/ET related work that I know of. Ed Mitchell co-chaired those 1997 secret Congressional hearings, and one interesting aspect of Unacknowledged was that Greer alleged that while the Apollo Moon landings indeed occurred, Apollo 11’s flag-planting was filmed on Earth, in order to have something to show Earth’s masses if ETs came and spoiled the party. I just re-watched that flag-planting sequence in my Apollo 11 materials here at home, and I never found the “waving in the breeze” allegations of faked footage to be persuasive, but Greer’s allegation was one more piece of evidence for why Brian made the public statements that he did. That said, the Apollo 11 footage was of such poor quality that allegations of it all happening on a sound stage in New York are not easily dismissed.

    One of the more interesting pieces of testimony is Daniel Sheehan’s, who is one of the most famous public interest attorneys in the USA. I was a spectator and supporter when his Christic Institute was wiped out by a CIA-asset judge. Sheehan was drawn into the UFO/ET situation by Jimmy Carter’s attempts to declassify the issue, after then-head of the CIA, George Bush the First, rebuffed Carter’s attempts to obtain the CIA’s documents on the issue. Sheehan was Chief Counsel for the Jesuit Order in the USA when he was contacted by an American official who asked for his help with Carter’s declassification effort. Sheehan asked for access to the Vatican’s archives on UFOs and ETs, and was rebuffed twice. The Vatican’s response was not that it did not have such archives, but that the Jesuit Order in the USA (and the American president) was not entitled to see them.

    Sheehan’s bizarre journey on this issue saw him help the JPL get its SETI budget approved, and the JPL then invited him to speak on the theological implications of the search for extraterrestrial intelligence. To prepare for his talk, he contacted that government official who asked for the Jesuit Order’s help, asked to see the classified parts of Project Bluebook, and was granted an hour with the evidence in the basement of a new and empty Library of Congress building. Sheehan could not take anything in with him, but kind of smuggled in a legal pad. When faced with nearly twenty boxes of material, he quickly decided to search for photographs and soon found some, but he had seen them before. Then he found some microfiche canisters and a reader, and quickly hand-cranked through the first reel, but it was just documents, and the next was more documents, and as he feverishly scanned through the microfiche, he hit pay dirt. It was a series of photographs of a crashed UFO being examined. It was a snowy scene, and the craft had created a furrow in the ground that ended with its being half-buried in an embankment.

    Sheehan could see markings like hieroglyphics on the craft, and one picture was a close-up of them. The guards at the room’s entrance were not looking at him, and Sheehan projected the hieroglyphic image onto the cardboard backing of his legal pad, traced the hieroglyphs, and successfully smuggled the tracing out. Sheehan has given interviews on the subject before, but I think that I read it for the first time in Unacknowledged. I really don’t follow the ET/UFO issue that closely anymore, just like I really don’t keep up on the free energy field these days, and really don’t want to have much to do with it, but if you have not read any of Greer’s Disclosure Project work before, Unacknowledged is not a bad place to start.

    Testimonies like that make up the bulk of Unacknowledged, with most of it coming from high-ranking military officials and politicians. Brian’s life was shortened, courtesy of the American military, when he snooped into the UFO issue, and Brian was afraid for the rest of his life about going public with his brush with death, fearing that the military would then “finish the job.” Only a few months before he died, Brian gave an interview and went into detail of that event, naming names, and then thought better of it and had that part of his interview retracted, which has never been published and likely never will. But it is easy to understand why Brian was one of the staunchest supporters of Greer’s Disclosure Project efforts.

    Much more to write on this subject, and in the coming weeks, I will make more posts on Greer’s latest effort.

    Best,

    Wade
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    Been reading Frans De Waal "Chimpanzee Politics", "The Ape and the Sushi master". Just finished "Our Inner Ape" beautifully written, it has given me my best insights into human behavior. One small complaint is his euro-centrisim (which is minor).
    Still to read "The Bonobo and the Athesist", "Are we smart enough to know how smart animals are"

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    Hi Krishna:

    Well, de Waal is a white guy.

    Mr. de Waal is refreshingly not anthropocentric in his writings. In his Are We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals Are?, he really takes on the anthropocentric conceits that abound in science, in which humanity’s “wonderful” qualities are extolled. You are not going to find many Western scientists that will echo the perspective of a Chomsky or Herman, for instance. I am not sure that I ever saw a physical scientist or biologist contribute an article to Z Magazine, for instance.

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    Apart from Chomsky et all Frans de wall is the author with the least euro centrisim among all the authors that I have read. His sensitivity to animal intelligence and behavior is amazing, and that flows into has treatment of other human cultures. He ranks very high on my list of authors I would recommend.

    Wade,
    Curious. Who are the non-European (non-white) authors that you liked best? Any area of expertise is ok.

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    Hi Krishna:

    Great question. I just walked through my library, looking for such an author. Non-white authors are few and far between in my library. I really had to think about that one. Why are there so few? The answer is wide-ranging. For scientific works, much of the time, I don’t see pictures of the authors, but they almost all have white-seeming names. Alan de Queiroz is an exception, but one of the few. You read his book, too. I could say Ward Churchill, but most people would not consider him very Indian, although he was “enrolled” in his tribe when he was ten. I interacted with Vine Deloria once and have several of his books, but I read and studied Churchill far more. Deloria was no scientist, and not really much of a scholar. I have Indigenous Archaeology, by a man with a very white-seeming name of Joe Watkins, but he is an American Indian. I was charmed in the book’s beginning when he said that he initially thought of studying European archeology, so that he could dig up white people’s ancestors.

    There are several reasons for the paucity of non-white authors in my library. One is that if it is not in English, I can’t read it, and English is not only my native tongue, but the official language of my continent (so much so that nearly all white Americans are mono-language people), and it is the linqua franca of commerce and science, which reflects British/American imperial supremacy.

    We could get into the racist aspects of this situation, and they surely contribute greatly, but I think that an energy surplus perspective is also very helpful. England conquered so much territory because it industrialized, and the North American colonies comprised a beachhead on the richest unplundered continent on Earth, which the USA took full advantage of. The control of fire was a great, watershed event in the human journey, and as Richard Wrangham noted, cooked food freed up time otherwise spent chewing. Each Epoch of the human journey created more surplus energy and provided people with time to pursue activities not associated with immediate survival. The surviving natives of Europe’s conquered lands have been pushed to the brink of survival, so not many scholars and scientists have yet emerged from them.

    I could point to works such as Autobiography of a Yogi or Makes me Wanna Holler, but they are addressing white audiences. If I think of non-whites writing to non-whites, do I have anything in my library like that? Other than works such as the Upanishads, I am not sure if I have any. But this is also an economic situation. In Joe Bageant’s books, written soon before he died, about his people, the agrarian poor of Appalachia, AKA rednecks, hillbillies, etc., he noted that the last people who would read his books were his people, the subjects of his books, as they never read. That reflects their socio-economic strata as near-peasants. Joe was one of the lucky ones who grew up in the post-war boom and escaped the farm, much like Dennis did. Dennis is a TV addict, typical of our generation. I gave it up when I was 18, but Dennis never will. He will never read my big essay, nor will hardly anybody close to me.

    Of the many unread books in my library (so many books, so little time!) is Ramachandra Guha’s Environmentalism: A Global History. I’ll likely get to it one day, but I have read many works like it. We’ll see. To follow this train of thinking, how many works by women do I have? Far fewer than men. I am currently reading Robin Hobb’s latest, but on the scientific and scholarly front, I am going to estimate that only 10% or so have been women, and it is likely far less than that. You could call my library the White Male Library, but I think that would apply to any Western library of science and scholarship. When I happen upon a non-white-male scholar or scientist, they can be treated as celebrities because they are so rare, such as Lisa Randall or Neil deGrasse Tyson, but I was appalled at how sloppy Randall’s latest book was, and her style of writing to a lay audience leaves a lot to be desired, and deGrasse Tyson is somewhat of an ass, with his Isaac Newton tweet every Christmas Day. My comments there could be considered White Male Criticism, looking hard to find something wrong with their work, but there are some great scholarly and scientific works by women, such as Elinor Melville’s A Plague of Sheep. Susan Perry leads on capuchin studies, and Jane Goodall is the pioneer of chimp studies. My wife has a doctorate, so does her sister, and my wife’s niece is studying biology at the university today. The walls are slowly crumbling.

    I was raised in a racist and bigoted household, typical of my generation, and I will always be getting over it. In the USA, all non-white-heterosexual-males are called “minorities,” which reflects our history of white male supremacy. That has certainly been eroding as the Fourth Epoch progresses, but, for instance, if my little choir effort is all white males, it is going to be far less than it could be, and do we really want the world saved by white men? Well, on one hand, it would be poetic and karmic for some of them to, as it is almost all white males who have taken us to the edge of the abyss. But for my effort to have a chance, I need women to step up, bring scientific literacy and critical thinking to the issues, lay aside their cheerleader and groupie orientation to efforts like mine, and the men need to lay aside all of that alpha male stuff. I doubt that I will be inviting any alpha male, heroic types into my effort.

    Big topic.

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    Wade
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    Hi:

    I have been meaning to make this post for a little while. There have been papers in recent years about the toxic effects of the fluorine ion, and how it induces programmed cell death. When I read that, it took me back to the first fluoride book that I ever read, titled Fluoride and the Aging Factor. When I make my essay update, Nick Lane’s latest book will be prominent. It also deals with programmed cell death and aging. Lane’s hypothesis is that when free radical production reaches a certain threshold, it induces programmed cell death. Those cells that are highly specialized and can’t easily reproduce, such as muscle and nerve cells, die off from programmed cell death and fewer such cells are left to perform the body’s tasks, which leads to stress on the remaining ones and eventually leads to organism failure, also known as death. The cells that easily reproduce, however, can go the other way with programmed cell death and overproduce, and then the organism gets cancer and other diseases, also leading to death.

    The fluorine ion is like sand in the gears of many cellular processes, and when a cell’s processes are damaged enough, programmed cell death occurs. So, purposely introducing a highly toxic industrial waste into the water supply and calling it medicine is not only insane, but the alleged health benefits likely don’t exist at all. At best, fluoridation is an incredibly blunt instrument that does far more damage than any good, if any good at all.

    This is a prelude to discussing a scientific paper recently published on the health effects of vaccination, on two populations of home-schooled children: those who were vaccinated and those who weren’t. I guess to aspire to scientific credibility, it began with the dubious statement of how many lives have been saved by vaccination, but let’s assume for a moment that it is true (and as you know, I have my doubts). The paper then goes on to show the stark differences in health conditions between the two populations. Unvaccinated children were several times more likely to get chicken pox, rubella or pertussis (harmless childhood diseases that appear to be key immune system development events), but vaccinated children were several times more likely to get pneumonia, inner ear infections, and autism spectrum disorders, and they were 20-30 times more likely to have allergies.

    Those findings align with what I have read about vaccinations for many years. Vaccinations are a violent insult to the body, which consequently damages the immune system, leading to immune system failures, which often manifest as chronic conditions such as infections, allergies, and neurological conditions, and later in life, diseases such as cancer. What an incredibly blunt instrument that likely does far more harm than good. But, as with fluoridation, it is a financial windfall for various vested interests. I have even seen vaccination named as part of a “vertical integration” strategy, as it ensures unhealthy children who will then use medical racket services for their entire lives. The current orthodox paradigms for understanding disease are likely woefully deficient. As Seth once said, modern “medicine” causes as much disease as it “cures.”

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    Hi:

    I am going to try to report on Greer’s latest book in relatively the same order as it is presented. I don’t know if he finally got over it, and it is understandable if he has not, but I know one of his problems. When Greer has interacted with the high and mighty, the billionaires, the Vatican, the UN, Pentagon, Capitol Hill, and the like, he never received a reaction of denial, scoffing, and the like, but grave acknowledgement. It is the masses, “skeptics,” and rival UFO-ologists who scoff, debunk, disparage, etc., and Greer used to get into “credibility” mode with people, trying to establish his bona fides, and when he has done it with people who do not need him to do that, it can be wearying. People have come from across the world to his classes and then left in the middle of them because he could not get out of “credibility mode” and get down to the issues at hand.

    I have often been there, and it does not feel good to be challenged by people who are mired in conventionality and have zero experience playing at the high levels, who are really looking for a reason to go back to sleep, not wake up, and my experiences represent a threat to their sense of reality, and they react accordingly. I stopped trying with those people long ago, and only seek the awake and awakening, not the sleeping, and they are few and far between.

    So, this post will be one for Greer’s “credibility.” He gained credibility with me when he related experiences that were close to my own, and when his Disclosure Project witnesses began describing events that also happened to me and my little circle. Brian O is far from the only person whom we have in common.

    Greer’s book takes a chronological approach to the issue, going back to cave art that seems to depict ET craft, and then getting to when the whole issue really began to take off after the USA gratuitously nuked Japan, when our galactic neighbors realized that the cave men reached new levels of violence that were planet-threatening at minimum.

    The early postwar years, particularly the Eisenhower years, were seminal in how the issue has been dealt with. The issue quickly morphed from a “national security,” Cold War situation to a wholly unaccountable global cabal that keeps the ET and related technology situation under wraps for issues of wealth and power, keeping humanity enslaved to their evil agenda. The dark path is dark indeed. By the time that JFK became president, the entire issue had been privatized and levels of national security were devised that left the sitting president completely out of the loop. Doug Caddy’s testimony for why JFK was murdered rings very true.

    Most of Greer’s Unacknowledged book is comprised of the testimonies of high-ranking military officials, politicians, astronauts, and the like. Greer names names, of many of the organizations involved with this global cabal, including some individuals. He lists military bases where much of the skullduggery happens, but also admits that most of the names involved at the highest levels are unknown to him. You have never heard of most of the people who really run the world.

    Greer named the Mormon financial empire as the most influential player more than a decade ago, and when I heard that, it was most curious, as Mormons were deeply involved in wiping us out in both Seattle and Ventura.

    Greer got a little into the untimely deaths in his circle, and I was aware of some of it as it was happening, and it was no great surprise when it did. The Big Boys don’t shrink from murder, and they have a very creative bag of tricks to make it look like anything but murder, especially ones that they were involved with. Greer also wrote about the $100 billion in quiet money that was given out by a generation ago, and it would not surprise me if the number has more than doubled since then.

    Greer also gives a brief free energy lesson (zero-point energy is largely interdimensional), and the era of free energy and its organized suppression generally began with Tesla and lasts to this day. When Greer mentioned some free energy inventors and their fates, it was a subject that I know all too well. He mentioned Stan Meyer, who suddenly died while meeting some military officials, and Stan had previously been offered a billion dollars to go away. Dennis warned Stan that the military was not his friend, but Stan did not heed Dennis’s warning. Greer provided the testimony of a World War II hero who developed high-MPG technology and was completely wiped out with cloak-and-dagger games. Literally hundreds, and maybe even thousands, of inventors could tell similar tales of their high-MPG technologies, and Dennis is just the latest in a long line of them. What I found “interesting” was that the Federal Trade Commission was involved with wiping out that inventor in Greer’s book, and they also led the attack on Dennis, soon after his phone call from David Rockefeller. It did not even matter that the sitting U.S. president’s energy advisor was one of Dennis’s fans. Greer named other free energy inventors, some of whom are also in my circle. The stories are all too real.

    These issues blow most people’s minds, as they react with denial and fear, or have a tabloid fascination with them or go paranoid. I have watched people lose their minds by merely brushing up against this milieu. Again, I don’t seek to engage such people, but Greer is going after the masses, and I doubt that it will work, but more on that later.

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    Hi:

    I’ll give some examples of the many overlaps in Greer’s work and my journey. Greer has written many times that Apollo 11 encountered ETs on the Moon, and he did in Unacknowledged. Long before Greer began his Disclosure Project, Brian left Princeton for SAIC after his mystical awakening and got Buzz Aldrin a job, who once had a job selling cars, as he was so rudderless after Apollo 11. Brian shared an office with Buzz at SAIC, and if you shared an office with Buzz, do you think that you might have asked him what it was like on the Moon? I could have walked to their office from where I lived at the time. Brian’s and my big adventures had yet to begin.

    Ed Mitchell was very prominent in the Disclosure Project, as Brian was, and do you think that Brian might have asked Ed what it was like on the Moon? Buzz and Ed both needed therapy after returning from the Moon, and Brian said that odd answers from Moon-walking astronauts led him to suspect that not all was as it seemed regarding the Moon landings. Brian was open to the idea that the Moon landings had been faked, but he thought that the probability was very low. He thought it more likely that some of the footage may have been faked, but he still regarded that as a low probability. For the record, I never saw any Apollo footage that looked like it had been faked. Brian regretted those statements for the rest of his life, as it led to a firestorm of controversy that overwhelmed everything else about him.

    In Unacknowledged, Greer called SAIC one of the crown jewels of the global cabal, and California aerospace firms are where many of those unacknowledged special access programs reside. In many ways, California is the heart of darkness. I should know. When Brian was nearly killed by the USA’s military as he snooped into the UFO issue, the murder attempt happened in California. The last place where Brian lived in the USA was in California, close to my wife’s parents. Brian fled to South America after Eugene Mallove was murdered, and I did not blame him at all. I funded the NEM conference where Greer spoke, when I first heard about the $100 billion in quiet money, and it made perfect sense to me.

    A famous alleged event in UFO circles was Eisenhower’s meeting with ETs at what became Edwards Air Force Base, in 1954. Greer wrote about that event, too, in Unacknowledged. Several years ago, I heard from a connected pal that Jackie Gleason was close friends with Ike, and he also attended the ET “open house.” Jackie knew how to keep his mouth shut. When I heard that, I connected an event from a generation earlier, when Gleason watched our free energy tapes. In fact, it was 30 years ago this month when I heard that Gleason was watching our tapes, the month before he died and the month after our first friendly buyout offer, a year before the CIA added a couple of zeroes before we got the boom lowered on us. Early 1987 was also when SAIC sacked Brian, mainly because he refused to work on Reagan’s Star Wars, and that was the last job for the Establishment that Brian had.

    But the most spectacular celebrity connection that I have with the Disclosure Project is Marilyn Monroe’s death. Monroe’s close friends knew that she did not commit suicide, and Burl Ives told Greer that the alleged Monroe/Kilgallen conversation, recorded the day before Monroe died of “suicide,” finally confirmed to Monroe’s friends why she died. Kilgallen was deeply involved in the JFK assassination aftermath and came to an untimely and suspicious end herself. My connection to it is that Gary Wean also knew that Monroe did not commit suicide, but from a slightly different angle. Monroe met JFK as part of an organized crime influence peddling scheme with the White House, and Gary was there when they met, as he surveilled the Malibu beach party at Peter Lawford’s home. Monroe was in way over her head in the JFK milieu, and she was silenced by the spooks. I also have a Rat Pack connection, and the most “interesting” aspects I can’t discuss publicly, but it connects straight to the UFO milieu. There are many Hollywood/Vegas connections to that issue, and they run through my life.

    In summary, I have free energy, mystical, NASA, astronaut, JFK, Hollywood, UFO-watching, Vegas, and spook connections to the Disclosure Project, and the pieces all fit together. Some pieces don’t fit as smoothly as others do, but they form a mosaic that Greer’s work fits neatly into. Some of Greer’s data points were new to me, but many more were only confirmatory of what I already knew, through my own experiences and those in my little circle. I take what Greer reports very seriously, but I am also trying something different.

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    Hi:

    One aspect of Greer’s work and UFO lore in general is the secret and underground bases, where captured UFOs and ETs are allegedly kept, where the exotic technology supposedly resides, and where the security is so high that few are foolhardy enough or live long enough to tell to the tale of what those places are like. This is a highly problematic area that intersects with another aspect of this milieu: disinformation.

    For anybody who has followed this milieu for long, there is obviously a great deal of disinformation being purveyed by various parties for various agendas. Ed Mitchell said that the disinformation is part of the cover-up. Many so-called insiders and whistleblowers are really on special assignment to appear as them, but they are not telling the truth. In intelligence circles, there is a wide spectrum of tactics to deceive the public. William Colby headed the CIA when it was drug through the mud at the Church Committee hearings (which John Tower was on). Ralph McGehee worked for Colby, and when Ralph saw Colby testify under oath, Colby uttered a stream of lies. Ralph knew that they were lies, and Ralph was highly impressed that Colby could lie that convincingly. Ralph never saw a CIA official tell the truth in public venues. Instead, it was a steady stream of lies. As his life’s end, James Jesus Angleton, the legendary CIA mole hunter, admitted that lying and betraying people was the path to the top at the CIA. There are plenty of forged documents in this milieu, too, by the “intelligence” community and free-lancers.

    Not only are Big Lies being told as part of their jobs, but genuine, whistleblowing insiders in these areas cannot produce much documentation or other evidence to corroborate their stories, so anybody off the street can start telling tall tales of their “insider” information, and they are making it up, crafting it to appear like genuine stories, etc. They do it for various reasons, including making a living and drawing attention to themselves. Some have unwittingly been made into purveyors of disinformation, as they lapped up what they were fed. Winnowing the truth from the blizzard of lies on these subjects is not easy. Greer’s teams have developed protocols to sift the bogus from the genuine, and at that NEM conference, Greer admitted that in his hundreds of Disclosure Project witnesses, a few might be fakes, either purposefully or unwittingly. But it is likely only a few.

    People have to develop a critical eye toward all evidence in these areas and accept nothing blindly, if they want to pursue the truth. The more that people can develop independent sources of information, the better. On the UFO issue, I took three different approaches:
    • Seeing UFOs for myself (I visited James’s ranch again in 2015, and was not disappointed);
    • Being close to people with credibility who have experience in the field;
    • Examining the evidence for myself.

    Most of the “inside” information that I have on the issue I did not seek out, but it just came with the territory of what I did. My friend was almost certainly given his exotic technology show at one of those underground facilities, and the people who gave the show almost certainly risked their lives to give it (and I purposely have not wanted to know all that much about that show, to protect people, including myself). When I heard it (and I have heard about that show more than once), I was not seeking information, but the person had a need to tell me about it. Greer had a much more modest show at an unground facility. The underground facilities are real, and I have little doubt about the descriptions of them that Greer provides.

    Similarly, when Brian told me about his brush with death, he just volunteered it in our note-trading sessions, in which he was more interested in my spook connections than he was in that exotic technology show. The ultra-elite plan to terraform Mars was also something that a pal told me, gratis, when one of our circle was approached to help them with it. Dwight Eisenhower’s great granddaughter was also recruited for Mars colonization, and her story goes into time travel and other mind-boggling issues. It is very understandable if people consider all of that way too far out for them, but creation is a big and strange place, and I try to not let my beliefs and “reasonable” assumptions get in the way of learning. But people need to have their feet very firmly on the ground to begin exploring these issues. It is easy for ungrounded people to crash and burn, go insane, and the like, when they snoop into these issues.

    Another key aspect of this issue is the so-called “skeptics” and debunkers. Most of what you see for public consumption in the UFO, ET, free energy, and related areas deserves to be debunked. I saw a recent estimate that more than 95% of free energy tinkerers who think that they came up with something really didn’t, primarily through ignorance and incompetence, not malice. It is far harder than it might seem to free energy newcomers. Similarly, the vast majority of UFO “sightings” are not really UFO sightings, but the standard debunker claims of seeing Venus, airplanes, satellites, and swamp gas ( ) actually do explain most such “sightings.” But there is no way that they explain all of them, and debunkers fail when they try to, through dishonesty, or incompetence, or naïve and rigid beliefs.

    I began studying organized skepticism in the early 1990s, and gradually became appalled. Brian O’s erstwhile colleague Carl Sagan was a particularly glib debunker and kind of a fraud as a scientific popularizer. I still gave the “skeptics” the benefit of the doubt, however, until I met Mr. Skeptic. I now consider all “skeptics” to be criminals until they demonstrate otherwise. After I navigated the bureaucratic maze and got Brian’s NASA bio published, a leading space debunker challenged Brian’s Martian credentials, which led to this section of my site, as I thought that I might have a fight on my hands if that debunker led an effort to erase Brian’s Martian credentials at NASA, and he was in position to. His debunking exercise was truly idiotic, and he is arguably today’s leading space debunker.

    Much of my journey has been like Diogenes’s quest for an honest man. I have had the great privilege of meeting and knowing some great ones, but they were few and far between. Personal integrity is indeed the world’s scarcest commodity, and is the number one reason, with a bullet, why we do not live in the Fifth Epoch today. You could not have convinced me of that on the day that I met Dennis, but over the next three years, I had it beaten into my head in no uncertain terms, and I resisted that truth every step of the way.

    For the next month, my posts will be pretty regular, as I will have some time. That biography project that I happily took on is going to interfere with my big essay update, but when you find out who it is, you will understand why I did it. But for now, it is off to a busy day.

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    Hi:

    In his book Unacknowledged, Greer discussed the draconian security around the unacknowledged special access projects, the ET/UFO evidence, and the evil programs engaged in by the people in power. Even the slightest violation of the security protocols in those programs means a violent death. Thousands of “insiders” have been murdered for protocol violations. Also, so have many “outsiders” who stumbled into these areas.

    Dennis, Brian, and I never aspired to be insiders or even deal with them. The contacts with Godzilla’s minions always came via Godzilla’s initiative, not ours. Godzilla plays a subtle and sophisticated game, so much so that most that he messes with do not even realize that they have been messed with. Free energy aspirants’ lives suddenly fall apart, and it can look like a random series of events to them. They rarely suspect that something else is happening. Also, when some do suspect, they can go paranoid and lash out at everything around them, and they self-destruct while attacking their few true allies. This is not theoretical: I lived through and witnessed those situations more than once.

    When we got the first friendly buyout offer in Boston, neither Dennis nor I thought that we had just received an entreaty from Godzilla. Those White Hat calls were strange, but we had no idea who made them, and even the idea of Godzilla was alien to us in those days. We did not even know that there was a free energy field, and neither of us had even heard of Tesla in those days.

    I had already woken up enough when we hit Ventura that I thought that the odds of us being wiped out were pretty high, but there are several levels of organized suppression, as more local interests can wipe you out on their own initiative before Godzilla needs to roll out of bed. I had already seen enough in Seattle and Boston, but the raid was still a shock, and I really did not fully wake up to the evil until my fateful day on the witness stand. I may never be able to publicly tell about what all I lived through in those days, but the biggest surprise was not that Godzilla existed and that he had many people eagerly do his bidding, but all of the betrayals and attacks that came from our “allies” and my friends and relatives. When it got back to me that my own mother was campaigning against me, it no longer even hurt anymore. The enemy is us, and always has been.

    What I saw in Seattle was only a gentle preview, as was that attack from a former girlfriend. By the time that the dust finally settled in Ventura as I was leaving my home town, to never return, I had long since learned my life’s primary lesson: personal integrity is the world’s scarcest commodity. The primary reason, with a bullet, why no free energy effort has worked is not because Godzilla is vigilant and actively mischievous, but because the efforts were never mounted with sufficient integrity. They were always being torn apart from the inside, and if Godzilla needed to intervene, it rarely needed to become overt or severe. All of those failed paths to free energy are, to one degree or another, failures of integrity.

    Godzilla could usually just sit back, get his popcorn, and watch nature take its course, with greedy inventors and their “allies” waiting to steal the effort or technology. The first dozen times I saw it, I was shocked, which is a normal reaction. When free energy aspirants announced that they were the Messiah or Second Coming, Godzilla chuckled and knew that he did not need to intervene, because the situation would resolve itself and never rise to becoming an active threat to his world-straddling hegemony.

    Greer’s Unacknowledged covered a well-known series of events, when UFOs shut down nuclear missile silos in the USA, and in one spectacular series of events in the 1960s, more than a dozen nuclear missiles became suddenly disabled when UFOs flew over them. Many of Greer’s Disclosure Project witnesses testified about those incidents with nuclear weapons. The general theme aligns with the idea that ET activity really took off after the USA nuked Japan, and that the ETs are not going to allow humans to take weaponry into space, at least beyond a near-Earth orbit. This part of the galaxy has been “domesticated,” something like Star Trek’s Federation exists, and humanity is in a kind of quarantine until we grow up and leave our violence behind, as our violent ways are considered highly primitive for spacefaring civilizations. We are the barbarians of our corner of the galaxy, and ethical infants.

    Greer’s Unacknowledged covered the issue of ET facilities on the Moon, as disclosed by NASA insiders and others. According to them, the Apollo astronauts regularly encountered ETs, and it was all covered up. The threats that those astronauts lived under were pretty severe. For starters, they would lose their pensions, and the threat of killing them was the tame stuff. The goons threatened to kill off their families, too. Greer wrote extensively that Armstrong and Aldrin lived under those threats, which likely had something to do with the odd answer that Brian received when he asked Buzz what it was like on the Moon.

    Many of Greer’s witnesses have testified to seeing ETs, both alive and dead, and humanity has killed a number of them. The “cowboys” have technology that shoots at ET craft, and many have been brought down that way. Some insiders are beside themselves over that kind of stupidity. The unanimous opinion of Greer’s witnesses is that the ETs have never appeared to be hostile, and that if they were, they could wipe out the human species in minutes.

    There are several levels of understanding available to this situation, and the nuts-and-bolts of sightings, what the craft look like and the way they move, are the most elementary aspects of it, and many UFO researchers get stuck there. Another level is understanding the ramifications of the ET presence and why it is covered up like it is. The highest levels get into the cosmological and spiritual aspects of it, and the physics textbooks will have to be rewritten from scratch if/when those technologies come into public awareness and use.

    While official acknowledgement that humanity is not alone in the universe, and that technologically advanced ET civilizations regularly visit Earth, will be newsworthy, by far the most important aspect of this situation is the technologies that they used to get here, and their energy and propulsion systems are by far the most important aspects. The acknowledgement of the ET situation only changes our story a little, not the way we live. Those technologies, however, would have an epochal impact on the human journey, and the biggest of all so far, as humanity would become a Type 1 civilization.

    Greer, like many who have lived for long with the idea of free energy and related technologies, understands full well what the economic and environmental ramifications are, as well as the political and social changes that will result from using them. Without the technological and economic changes, the political and social changes can’t happen, although scientifically illiterate New Agers and others argue that humanity is going to suddenly “wake up” through spiritual and social practices. Epochal change has never happened that way, and I highly doubt that it will this time. This chapter of my big essay would be no great surprise to Greer, and he outlined several of those outcomes in Unacknowledged.

    Greer acknowledged that humans have reverse-engineered ET technology to the point to where Godzilla can use free energy and “antigravity” technology. It was developed to a commercial level before I was born. Whatever a free energy tinkerer comes up with in his garage has been developed to the 35th generation or so in Godzilla’s labs. What my friend was shown was probably mostly developed from reverse-engineering captured ET technology.

    I have stayed away from the spiritual and more esoteric aspects of this issue so far in this series of posts, and Greer did too, until the end of Unacknowledged. Those are the most important aspects of the situation, but are also the most mind-blowing. I’ll deal with those next, and finish with the approach that Greer is taking and why I doubt it will work. He might make a dent with it, and God bless him for trying, but he is trying for a mass movement, and my involvement in five of those efforts showed me why they won’t work.

    Best,

    Wade
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    I am not saying that I buy everything that Greer’s witnesses say, or what Greer says, but I take it seriously and don’t immediately dismiss it as tabloid fodder. One of Greer’s witnesses said that the Face on Mars is a genuine artifact, created 45,000 years ago by the ET species that created humanity. I have doubts about tales like that. If and when the evidence is ever made available to the public, it can be explored, but assertions like that I put on my “mental shelf” and take a “let’s see what the better evidence shows” approach to it.

    Along with the faked Moon landing issue, Brian got sucked into the Face on Mars issue, and like with the Moon landings, I watched Brian become a political football, with people trying to put words in his mouth and place him in their camps. Brian never concluded that the Face was artificial, but said that the data was intriguing enough to warrant closer investigation, and I was on the phone with him as he downloaded that 1998 image of the Face, like the rest of us.

    Brian eventually disassociated himself from the Mars work of people such as Richard Hoagland, who asserted that the Face was part of a much larger collection of structures in the area, one of which he called a “City,” and Brian wrote that such evidence was “weak, at best.” There is a cottage industry of amateur image analyzers who have posted zillions of Mars photos, arguing for artificial artifacts, and Carl Sagan’s “seeing faces in clouds” criticism is likely accurate for at least 99.99% of such interpretations. I am currently onboard with the idea that there have been no photos from Mars that show artificiality. I have seen literally hundreds of such images, and I have not seen a convincing one yet.

    There are many assertions in cyberspace and elsewhere that humanity is genetically engineered, that ET DNA was inserted into humanity recently in our evolutionary journey, that ETs taught humanity how to domesticate plants, that ET technology built the megalithic architecture of early civilizations, that a number of technologically advanced civilizations came and went before recorded history, and so on. I have been hearing stuff like that since the 1970s. The more that I studied humanity’s evolutionary journey and anthropology, the less tenable such tales seemed. Maybe some of those tales are accurate, I but I have seen no strong evidence supporting any of them, and the orthodox interpretations of the evidence do fine, as far as I am concerned. It is easy to make wild assertions with no or fancifully interpreted evidence. There are many amateur archeologists and fringe scholars who make a living playing to the gullible and scientifically illiterate. The New Age talk circuit is full of them.

    Yes, the good stuff is sequestered, but I have yet to hear of a fossil dig that has been classified. When Greer discusses the technology in Godzilla’s Golden Hoard, the organized suppression of exotic technology development, the big payouts to shelve such technologies, he is on solid ground, as I lived through such events myself, along with those in my inner circle. Those tales, at least, are genuine. Many other assertions are more speculative, at least to me. There are definitely plenty of cloak-and-dagger games happening around UFOs, as Brian discovered the hard way. My friend got a little peek at Godzilla’s Golden Hoard, and it was mind-blowing. People such as Mark discovered the hard way what free energy tinkering in the basement of a nuclear facility can lead to, and how tenable the “sneak past them” strategy is.

    There are plenty of hard facts to support a great deal of what Greer asserts. I always try to stay within the bounds of the best evidence, and largely put the other stuff on my mental shelf. There is a blizzard of disinformation out there on these topics, and very few people have the right stuff to even try to sort out the genuine from the bogus.

    I am coming to the end of these posts on Greer’s latest effort, and want to touch on a subject that I have been dealing with ever since I got my energy dreams when I was 16. Mr. Mentor’s engine created a great stir in the federal government, but one high-ranking official told him that trying to commercialize his engine was life-risking behavior, as Detroit’s minions would murder him.

    It is natural for American newcomers to the field to think that corporate America, Wall Street, Capitol Hill, the White House, Pentagon, and the like would welcome innovative energy technologies, but that is the furthest thing from the truth. Sure, there are going to be some exceptions, such as Bush the Second’s energy advisor’s being one of Dennis’s fans, but for every voice in the wilderness like that, people such as David Rockefeller get involved to put the kibosh on it. The sitting American president is a puppet and knows it, ever since Jack Kennedy was taken out.

    Dennis approached Capitol Hill early and often during his adventures. He testified regarding Carter’s energy tax credit, and was appointed to a committee of one to write some performance requirements into alternative energy technology subsidies. Dennis put on many shows in Washington D.C., and he was finally run out of the USA by the feds, not long after that call from David Rockefeller. Brian began drinking the nationalist Kool-Aid as a teenager, and near his life’s end, he admitted his “codependency” with Washington D.C. and informed me that electoral politics in the USA was a dead-end, and he would have known.

    Greer has played the same games, approaching Washington D.C., Wall Street, “philanthropists,” and the like. Laurence Rockefeller was his mentor on the UFO/ET issue. Washington D.C. activists on these issues are risking their lives. I have never been to D.C. and don’t plan to, and it highlights a key difference between my approach and Dennis’s, Brian’s, and Greer’s. Along with their populist approaches, I watched them all beseech the rich and powerful, look for allies among “progressives” and the like, and Dennis went after “Patriots” and Christians. In one way or another, they were all ways to give our power away, thinking that the rich and powerful and others are going to help, when that is generally the furthest thing from their minds. At best, they hang around like vultures, waiting for the right moment to swoop in for the kill. Environmentalists, for instance, have considered free energy the enemy since the 1970s.

    It is very seductive to think that some heavy hitters are going to sidle up the table, put in their big stake, and make it happen, or some strong group out there is going to pitch in. It won’t happen that way, and the sooner that free energy newcomers can lay aside those delusions, the better. In my opinion, Greer has gotten far too cozy with the rich and powerful, and it has shaded his perceptions. How could it not? There are several risks to hobnobbing with that crowd, and I can see some of them in Greer’s approach. My approach does not seek out the rich and powerful. Soon after I wrote of my encounter with Bill Gates and the movie theater, Brian wanted me to approach Gates on the free energy issue, and set something up with Brian, but I told Brian that he needed to do that with somebody else, as I was not interested. I am sure that Gates has been approached many times on the free energy issue, as has everybody like him, and there is no way that somebody like him will become involved, for several reasons. It is a delusion to think that there are all of these rich philanthropists out there, ready to help. It is one more way to look for the easy way out.

    I think that Greer has been slowly learning his lessons in this area, but the way he has gone about it has hampered him, and I still see him trying to escape his former orientation.

    Best,

    Wade
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