UFO Conjectures

Tuesday, January 25, 2022

ETs would think Queen Elizabeth is a "true leader"?

https://tulsaworld.com/people/ufo-expert-things-aliens-would-love-true-leader-queen-elizabeth/article_5dfe8851-2265-5822-8cab-28d18ed7df57.html 

https://mtstandard.com/people/ufo-expert-things-aliens-would-love-true-leader-queen-elizabeth/article_be7ec8af-e113-53fb-9d39-8d60ac746c36.html

https://consent.yahoo.com/v2/collectConsent?sessionId=1_cc-session_c99d84a1-6e78-4552-ad4f-86d1ee31e048

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Monday, January 24, 2022

More "life on Mars" fiction?

 https://www.ibtimes.co.in/ufo-hunter-says-aliens-live-moon-provides-picture-substantiate-views-845037

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New Book: Flying Saucers in the 1920s

https://www.digitaljournal.com/pr/new-book-reveals-ufo-encounters-of-the-roaring-twenties

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Sunday, January 23, 2022

Tractor beam?

https://www.dailystar.co.uk/news/weird-news/huge-alien-tractor-beam-shines-26024350 

https://www.thebharatexpressnews.com/huge-alien-tractor-beam-glows-for-3-hours-baffling-locals/

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Saturday, January 22, 2022

That damn Ancient Alien show!

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Watching History’s Ancient Alien show Friday 1/21/22 raised my blood pressure as usual.
 
The scenic presentation is always superb, but the disingenuous commentary is anything but.
 
The usual gang was on board, referring to ancient peoples calling their legendary visitors from the sky Gods, the boys turning the idea of Gods to Extraterrestrials, as you know.
 
For me the reference by ancients to Gods was just that, Gods.
 
(Are the AA fellows atheists in disguise, removing the idea of God or gods, from their lexicon because they don’t believe in God?)
 
Rocketships from space needing landing platforms to handle their descending spewing rocket exhaust is such an unadvanced idea that I’m surprised that the “theorists” keep using it, along with the speculation that their “gods” from the sky – ETs – dressed in the 1960s version of human spacesuit gear.
 
And the suggestion that electricity was spurting from obelisks and pyramids is so unfathomably goofy that I wonder how moronic viewers and fans can be to find it credible.
 
There is a subliminal, exquisite psychopathic demeanor to almost everyone contributing commentary on each show’s themes; loopy mannerisms and gestures that, in the old days, got such persons ensconced in a loony bin.
Yes, there are legitimate mysteries – the well-placed hefty, architecturally splendid stonework all over the world from the eras of supposedly primitive humans – but in place from extraterrestrial visitor advice or help stretches credulity.
 
How advanced could a species from off Earth be if they spent their time here placing stones all over the place rather than concen- trating on survival modes or health needs of the peoples they found here while perusing the galaxy (or universe) for things to do?
 
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David Haith (FB) provides a Twitter feed about CNN's upcoming UFO series

 https://twitter.com/wow36932525/status/1484268201898921987

Reddit video shows Romania military shooting at UFO

What's interesting to me are the comments (supporting my views about the lower elements of society):

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Friday, January 21, 2022

Those 1950 Trent/McMinnville flying saucer photos

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Dominick referenced, in a comment here, the 1950 McMinnville UFO as photographed by farmer Paul Trent:
That episode has been throttled to death here, off and on, with debunking, certification, and other speculative ruminations.
 
I’ve always liked the Trent photos but there are some iffy elements that swat authenticity.
 
Bruce Maccabee and others have offered serious evaluations of the photographs, some providing problems with the shadows in the photos, not bearing certification when the time of day is not as the Trents indicated for when the photos were taken. Maccabee countered:
 
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/McMinnville_UFO_photographs
 
For me, the tilt of the UFO seems off, the object flying askew – oddly tilted. And then there is the space between the object and the overhead wires as it supposedly slips off: the same amount of sky intervenes between the object and the wires:
(Some UFO debunkers made/make the case that the Trents placed a truck side mirror on a string they hung from those overhead wires, the idea almost silly. And the object diminishes far from the wires in the later photograph as if actually flying away.)
The pros and cons of the episode and photos are too extensive and shopworn to bring forward here again, but I did want to acknowledge that many serious UFO folks (Dominick among them) see the Trent pictures as authentic and I tend in that direction somewhat myself – a little bit, anyway.)
 
If the Trents hoaxed their photos, they did so brilliantly and deserve kudos for the shill.
 
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The January 24, 2022 New Yorker and AI piloting

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Sue Halpern’s piece in the current New YorkerFying Aces [Page 18 ff.] – provides an elaborate presentation of the U.S. Department of Defense’s DARPA testing of AI (artificial intelligence) piloting of warplanes for air-to-air combat in future aerial battles.
 
The topic is of slight interest to most readers, probably, but it does offer insights into how one might look at the 2004 and 2015/2016 DoD videos of UFOs interacting with Navy pilots.
 
The descriptive maneuvers and thinking of Earth’s military pilots seem to simulate that which appears to be happening by way of the UAP flying within sight of human pilots as recorded during the eerie observations.
 
That is, the artificial “thinking” in the tests recounted by Ms. Halpern comes off as very like that which happened during the UFO [UAP] encounters: the UFOs behaving as if piloted by AI, rather than entities (or pilots, from wherever).
 
Grab a copy of the magazine and read what appears to be DoD [DARPA] thought maybe derived from something the military already knows but pretends not to.
 
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Daily STAR hypes 1980 photo (from Reddit)

 https://www.dailystar.co.uk/news/weird-news/ufo-enthusiasts-go-wild-saucer-26003145 


Maybe nothing but odd nonetheless

 https://www.facebook.com/hashtag/suspicious

Crazy Reddit: Black Holes and Odd [UAP] Metal plus the Havana Syndrome and UFO "experiencers"

Thursday, January 20, 2022

This from a review in TLS: I'll provide comments upcoming

REALITY+
Virtual worlds and the problems of philosophy
544pp. Allen Lane. £25.
David J. Chalmers

In Reality+ [Chalmers] turns from mind to matter, asking how we know what’s real. In 1641, René Descartes imagined himself deceived by an evil demon, the whole course of his experience a fraud. And then he tried to prove it wasn’t so. Chalmers gives Descartes’s predicament a technological spin. According to the “simulation hypothesis”, we are the inhabitants of an immersive, interactive, computer-generated space – a virtual or simulated world, not unlike the one depicted in The Matrix (1999). Chalmers makes three radical claims about such worlds. First: it’s impossible for us to know that we’re not in one; we could be living in a simulation now. Second: this wouldn’t stop the objects we encounter from being real. Even if our world is simulated, that simulation may contain real rocks, real trees and real people. Third: life in a simulation may be just as meaningful as life in a non-virtual world.

[Review by Kieran Setiya teaches philosophy at MIT; his new book, Life Is Hard, comes out in October]

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Am I missing something here? (This came via my Google UFO newsfeed)

 https://www.the-sun.com/tech/4495156/jetblue-pilot-ufo-texas-video/

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A request from and for a visitor here?

Does anyone know who's in charge of the Saturday Night Uforia site?

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Wednesday, January 19, 2022

A Chris Collins offering (on FB)

 

https://youtu.be/HSOcBkkMeIM

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From Hilberg on FB

 

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Provided by Isaac Koi

 

https://isaackoiup.blogspot.com/2022/01/us-air-force-booklet-aids-to.html

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The Debrief provided a crisp New York TIMES piece on supposed UFO abductions

https://thedebrief.org/the-experience-the-cultural-rise-of-alien-abductions-and-those-who-encounter-them/

Psychopathic personalities among the UFO abductee crowd

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That ongoing silly yet serious mental quirk among those who claim and those who support the UFO abduction scenarios curtails serious discussion of UFO encounters in many social and/or academic circles.
 
(The “anal probe” meme is particularly off-putting.)
 
Yet, there are so many persons who believe or defend UFO kidnapping stories that one should see the topic as fostering psychopathic contagion, emotional or empathetic contagion along with it, that modifies the psychopathology epithet.
 
I find a few “abduction” scenarios worthy of discussion: The Betty/Barney Hill displacement, the Pascagoula episode, and the Travis Walton capture.
But the fictive Whitley Strieber fantasy can be and should be eschewed. That fictional ploy is an embarrassment to sensibly restrained persons of thought (and proof).
 
Yes, there are contemplative UFO abductee accounts in the literature, The late John Mack thought they had merit.
 
But the preponderant number of misstated, repressed sexual abuse cases mar the landscape of odd events that some non-pathologic persons experience.
 
The study of the psychological aspects of imagined ET abductions can’t be left to behavioral psychologists. Their approach is too shallow to find the deep, repressed memories that spark most current off-the-shelf recountings of a UFO nabbing.
 
And there are few, if any, in the UFO community or outside that community who are capable or willing to cope with repressed sexual abuse memories. The fad has long passed from overt and even covert amplification; the legalities are formidable.
 
Scrapping “nabs” of human, animals, plants, or water (and other detritus) might bring competent, qualified psychologists (psychiatrists optimally), and neurologists to the UFO table where the wheat may be separated from the chaff.
This would allow scientists to pursue the UFO mystery without getting smeared by the suppressed sexual elements one sees blatantly in abduction tales.
 
(As an advisory member of the Wiley book group, I have a number of papers about the predominance of psychopathologic thought among “experiencers” and those who abet them. If interested, leave a comment and I’ll send you pertinent PDFs.)

(Picture atop from Pacific Standard)
 

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Parallel Universes: another hot current topic

 
https://fb.watch/aDOm7aTzuH/
 

Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Clicking on the link may place you in your own Matrix glitch. (It happened to me, truly)

 https://www.newsweek.com/people-share-glitch-matrix-experiences-mumsnet-1669100

My input here: stuff that I think pertains to the UFO topic but much that bores the hell out of me.

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Electro-Magnetism (yep), Drones (also yep), orbs (as you know) all are germane perhaps, and I know some of you like those matters, so they’re here, but I drift off when it comes to those subject mat- ters, despite my go-round with the E-M thing recently.
 
The adduction commentary is interesting to me for its psychological tinge and though Ken’s comment, about debunkers – like me – irritating him and seemingly stupid too, I have to say that, while his view, like a legion of others, indicates something about the idea of ETs grabbing people that often crosses my mind when I read or see/hear tales of groups of people gone missing, while actively living their daily existentia.
 
I just saw, last night, a story about an Inuit tribe in upper Canada that seems to have just popped off the Earth midway in their daily lives: food on their tables, some just prepared, and tools and hunting gear intact and in situ.
 
One facet of the story intrigued: graves were opened, the bodies gone and the tombstones arranged dramatically almost theatrically.
 
Then there’s the lost early American colony of Roanoke:
 
https://www.britannica.com/story/the-lost-colony-of-roanoke
 
And that 1959 Russian Dyatlov Pass episode (supposedly solved but not really):
 
https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2021/05/17/has-an-old-soviet-mystery-at-last-been-solved
 
And people just disappearing, leaving neither clues nor anything to explain their absence.
 
People do leave Earth without a trace, but the abducted crowd (the so-called experiencers) keep coming back to tout their adventure. That’s the needle in the haystack that demurs me, alongside the idea that extraterrestrials are not visiting this puny Earth in the droves claimed by ET believers and insinuated by the many, many legitimate UFO sightings and reports.
 
But then there are all those Rosales’ accounts of strange unearthly encounters too.
 
So, something’s up – not ET abductions but something.
 
And the appearances of craft-like things spotted in the sky – not lights or orbs dammit – but what appear to be aircraft so some kind. From where? Piloted by what or whom?
 
For me, the UFO enigma has psychological., neurological, and sociological ramifications that explain much about the human cognizance of the mystery but there's something more.
 
And just what is that? That’s my ploy here, aside from the peripheral stuff noted atop which may thrill some of you, but not me necessarily.
 
RR

Two useless/foolish stories from my Google UFO newsfeed

Katie Perry sees a bright spot in the night sky and videos it. Who cares? It's just a bright dot!


Spotter claims that a UFO “in Earth’s orbit” is “100% proof” that aliens are watching us.


https://en.brinkwire.com/news/spotter-claims-that-a-ufo-in-earths-orbit-is-100-proof-that-aliens-are-watching-us/

Monday, January 17, 2022

Drones over nuclear facilities are in the news lately

 

RR (Upper link from my Reddit account and lower image from Curt Collins' input on FB)

Chet Dembeck provides some interesting things on FB

 

Second Earth

https://www.chaosmosnews.net/2022/01/12/its-official-astronomers-have-discovered-another-earth/

From FB

 

https://unknownboundaries.com/just-weeks-after-roswell-crash-fiery-ufos-aggressively-buzzed-hamilton-air-base/

Sunday, January 16, 2022

Even Isaac Koi is on a cartoon kick

 

https://www.facebook.com/isaac.koi/posts/10219117342314058

The UFO E-M Theorem

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UFOs spurting Electro-Magnetic anomalies are back in the UFO news lately. And some UFO enthusiasts are pointing to old (and new) incidents involving maladies and bad happenstances because of UFO E-M interference.
 
Bob Hastings is the expert on such happenings and accounts.
 
Also, a few UFO researchers feel that the E-M aspect of some UFO “visitations,” particularly near nuclear facilities or missile sites, are troubling or dire.
 
Here’s that mind-set:
 
UFOs derive from entities or forces steeped in the idea of war or imperialism. Thus, UFOs came from off-Earth or external societies that either seek to thwart Earth’s war-like nature or are, themselves intent, at some time in the future, on imposing themselves upon humankind, a science fiction scenario more than a speculative suggestion, based on no evidence, circumstantial or actual.
 
The observation of UFOs [UAP] near or above nuclear facilities has become a premise for many intelligent UFO enthusiasts who haven’t examined the idea from a rational standpoint.
 
Why do UFOs hover about or seem to be examining, even sup- pressing, nuclear functions?
 
Have UFOs interceded in non-nuclear war-like activity, over a historical period or during the current period of mankind’s warrior activities where witnesses saw or could have seen any UFO presence (or interference).
 
As far as I can determine from UFO lore, past and present, there has been no active UFO intervention in the perpetual and intrinsic need of humans to engage in war or war-like activity:
 
https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/war-is-not-part-of-human-nature/
 
UFOs interpose themselves, it seems, from without a war-like milieu or aggressive societal behavioral pattern.
 
So why do they show up, intervening or checking out nuclear sites in many countries, particularly those in the United States, Britain, Russia, and supposedly China and Israel, with no information coming from North Korea, an actual problematic nation with extant, palpable nuclear abilities?

The assertion or belief that UFOs are trying or have tried to thwart nuclear activity, but never Atomic testing – something where observers would have seen UFOs, if present – is a flagrant example of a UFO mythos that thrives without any real proof.
 
Like the heady belief that UFOs are abducting humans and/or come from advanced civilizations housed far away in the cosmos, the UFO examinations of atomic or nuclear installation is a bothersome canard, fostered by those still affected emotionally or psychologically by the once effervescent Cold War between the United States and Soviet Russia.
 
UFOs have never been attracted to human warfare or war-like activity, never. The record of UFOs near or observing humans at war is nil, totally absent from the human record.
 
(The alleged incident recounting pending Roman emperor Constantine’s observation of an apparition in the sky before a military maneuver at the Milvian Bridge in 312 A.D. is a legend and did not actually involve a UFO; Constantine supposedly saw an illuminated image of a cross overhead.)
 
So, is there something about atomic bombs or nuclear weapons that bring UFOs to acts of examinations or encounters, a few causing harm to those in the vicinity of a UFO E-M emanation?
 
As I’ve often noted, atomic weaponry may be a powerful force to contend with but it is primitive in its essence and one can’t imagine an advanced species or intelligent force being attracted to “nucleareality.”
 
For truly highly intelligent agencies, nuclear weaponry would be scoffed at, even derided by an absence of concern or scrutiny as the “UFOs seek out missile site” crowd is obsessed about.
 
That UFOs are, seemingly, often spotted near nuclear facilities goes to the pattern (fact) that such sites are heavily screened by militaries hoping to avoid enemy access or worse.
 
Maybe lavatories in New York’s Central Park have as much scrutiny by UFOs but lack the same kind of observers as those who keep watch near and over atomic installations.
 
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The current [1/16/22] UFO material from the FB crowd: Pretty sad.......

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Saturday, January 15, 2022

Kelly Gauthier, one of FB's better UFO group administrators, offered this the other day:

 Open to speculation?

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Let me clarify some things….

... in response to comments from the gang here:
Dom’s E-M views are fine with me, but let’s make clear that I see him giving purpose (intent) to the effects wrought by the physical force, where I see E-M effects as an inadvertent or careless aftermath of an encounter with whatever UFOs are.
 
Dom implies, by his view, that whatever or whomever controls or is integral to a UFO (or a UAP process) intends to cause harm or action of some kind when the UFO confronts or comes into contact with Earthlings or Earthian technology (nuclear facilities among them),
 
This expresses a view – with a heavy suggestion – that UFOs are intruders from off Earth or from a crypto-terrestrial  area nearby or in situ.
 
No one of us should be at that stage of UFO belief, no one. There is no proof for such a jump to such a mind-set.
 
Martin Black and a few others dislike my long-uttered stance about the common folk of Earth, the great unwashed.
 
While I’m aware that some humans are bright as a  berry, most human beings are unkempt when it comes to culture and refinement or grammatical sense and an ability to communicate about anything other than the baser or basic vicissitudes that impact them.
 
This batch of humanity is, generally, the lot that thinks they’ve been abducted by aliens (extraterrestrial beings) or have been swept into the heavens by ETs.
 
Yes, they actually believe the experience, not fabricating inten- tionally. But the event that highlights their dull lives is a psycho- logical (or neurological) faux pas, nothing more, usually…and I mean “usually” specifically here.
 
Bryan Daum lit up comments with a reference to the Fatima “miracle.”  That sequence of events, from the first encounters by the three innocent children culminating eventually in a throng of peasants and non-peasants experiencing, or thinking they had, some ‘heavenly” induced visions of the Sun rotating in the sky and a few seeing the vision that the children were proclaiming for months.
 
While I’m a believer in the possibility of miracles and heavenly beings (Jesus’ mother Mary and saints) showing up in view of humans, usually Christian-oriented members of the great unwashed and a few notables occasionally too, the Fatima event was a grand example of mass hysteria.
 
So, while UFOs remain non-ET for me and alleged abductions a  bizarre psychodynamic event, I’m inclined to believe, as stupidly as many in the UFO crowd, that, perhaps, entities or forces with abilities to play around with human history and events are subjecting mankind, and have for a long time, to mischievous (or worse) activity.
 
And right now there are a plethora of examples of such behavior; not as significant as that which God, if he/she exists, could do, but mighty in its own way: pandemics, bad weather, volcanic upheavals, and other dire activity.
 
My view is as foolish as those mentioned above or in other venues, so I’m not suggesting, in any way here, that my views are above those of the intellectually unclean, but my observations are offered with panache, to stir up thought mostly and are offered with good will.
 
Now, let's try to resolve the UFCO enigma, in its many facets, with camaraderie and obtuse suggestions. Maybe we’ll hit one nail on its head.
 
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A Billy Cox (Substack) piece for his fans

https://lifeinjonestown.substack.com/p/angry-man-time-never-gets-old

Friday, January 14, 2022

Stop being foolish. No one has been or is being abducted by extraterrestrials

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The idea that alien visitors from outer space are grabbing humans for whatever purpose is so ludicrous that it bespeaks a pathology which is scarier than the kidnapping idea itself.
 
Firstly, there is no proof – none whatsoever – for an insertion of ETs (or anything) into our reality with and for the purpose of nabbing humans.
 
Secondly, the accounts come from a stratum of society which, while not “insane” in a psychiatric sense, is comprised of compromised individuals; those with backgrounds and behaviors that lie outside the norms of existence: the lower elements of our species.

Thirdly, some UFO proponents are quick to gravitate towards such erroneous idiocy.
 
Why? That is a question unto itself to conjure with.
 
While, admittedly, something occurs to this lower stratum of society that makes them believe (or use for attention)  the idea that they are special in some way which would make them attractive to unearthly beings.
 
That soppy writer Whitley Strieber has become a standout exemplar of the folly, attracting fans who need “idols” in which they can believe, no matter how cockeyed those idols may be.
 
The daily spate of “viral runs” for stupefying activities or banal human folly goes to how humankind has devolved in the 21st Century. The purveyors of such viral nonsense becoming “idols” for the lower lot of mankind.
 
Abductees (experiencers) don’t need help – they are not sick in a meaningful way. They are merely dolts, members of the class of ignoramuses that clutter the human glide to an evolved state of exaltation noted by Lecomte Du Noüy in his Human Destiny treatise.
 
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pierre_Lecomte_du_No%C3%BCy
 
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The electro-magnetism thing and UFOs

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I see my buddy, Kevin Randle has a posting at his blog [kevinrandle.blogspot.com] about the UFO electro-magnetic trope which is back in ufological favor once more.
 
But where has the idea, in the past, and now, again, taken us? Really?
 
It’s a canard, feigning “research” – nothing more; a sop to sci-fi configuration.
 
Yes, it may be an effect of UFO close encounters – car engines stalling, phones and watches acting up, and maybe some health issues – but then what?
 
Does it tell us anything worthwhile or substantial about the source, purpose, reality of UFOs (or UAP)? It doesn’t.
 
Let’s move on.
 
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John Greenewald Jr. (The Black Vault) just posted this

https://www.theblackvault.com/documentarchive/cia-loses-1976-document-detailing-physical-evidence-relating-to-ufo-phenomena/

Thursday, January 13, 2022

The UFO Explanation

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While bemoaning the constant resuscitation of old UFO sightings or reports and those old (and awful) photographs, therein lies – among a few surely – the answer to the UFO (or flying saucer) riddle.
 
No one, nor any organization, except the U.S. Navy or U.S. Air Force or CIA or a subset of those agencies has forensically evaluated the handful of UFO accounts that appear to hold the enigma up to the light, telling us what the phenomenon is or is all about.
 
No citizen group has done the real legwork necessary to discern the who, what, or where that baffle UFO enthusiasts.
 
If a UFO follower has provided the answer, that answer has been ignored or smothered by any number of circumstances or diversions.
 
Yet, I am convinced that, while cockeyed ufologists await the supposed pending disclosure of the United States government, truly interested persons – a few visiting here – might do well to undertake a scrutiny of some select past (and even recent) UFO events which hold the answer to the UFO mystery.
 
Roswell isn’t it, nor the current UFO poster-child for some UFO followers (Levelland), and a number of often highlighted and regurgitated UFO encounters (like Rendlesham) can also be dismissed.
 
I’ll offer some suggestions, shortly, in which I think the UFO explanation (answer) lies. If you have a few, leave a comment.
 
RR

Wednesday, January 12, 2022

A sick obsession?

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I’m speculating that Philip Mantle’s ongoing and relentless attacks on Nick Pope’s character stem from a homoerotic obsession with Nick.
 
There’s little else to explain Mantle’s concern with Nick’s seeming flowering of his past UFO efforts.
 
Whatever gloss Nick Pope has added to his UFO existence and capabilities, those gildings do not or should not remove him from any UFO position he now holds.
 
Most UFO people like Nick and TV viewers and UFO fanatics like him, as do TV producers.
 
Some of us do not like Philip Mantle’s insane concerns with Nick Pope’s success and status.
 
It’s a matter of envy, jealousy and, deep down, something perverted and malevolent psychologically.
 
It has got to stop. And that will take pressure from those of us in the UFO community who think Mantle’s attacks are slimy and without genuine import.
 
RR

Tuesday, January 11, 2022

A guy thinks he's captured a UFO on film

https://youtu.be/DnILp5TnEuo

This popped up in my FB notifications (if anyone is interested)

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Metaphysics and UFOs

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When my pal Kevin Randle noted at his blog that he was entangled in comments here about Lt. Col. Philip Corso, one of his dopey followers – “Capt. Steve” – remarked that he doesn’t visit this blog, preferring research over speculation.
 
What we engage in here, or try to, is a metaphysical approach to the UFO enigma.
 
That is, we (most of us) offer our limited insights about the UFO phenomenon and try to apply those insights to some kind of categorical reasoning that applies to UFOs and its concomitant followers and so-called researchers.
 
(Collecting UFO accounts, old and new, and old UFO ‘zines and reports, and presenting videos or photos of orbs and lights is not research. It’s hobbying.)
 
We can’t be scientific as there is no UFO material – despite the claims of debris or abductions of people – with which to be other than metaphysical. It’s the nature of the phenomenon calling the shots.
 
So, Capt. Steve and the erstwhile dolts who think UFO research is going on within the UFO community and crowd, God bless your ignorance and moronic tack on the enigma.
 
Facebook, Reddit, and the History Channel are grist for your informational searches.
 
I’m glad you’re not showing up here, where I’d have to delete your thought-to-be impressive commentary.
 
RR 

If you can find your way through the clutter, there are two alleged videos of UFOs

 https://brobible.com/culture/article/two-ufos-filmed-commercial-airplanes/

Monday, January 10, 2022

The [UFO] “Deep State”

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The current New Yorker magazine (January 3 & 10, 2022) has a piece about a bombastic pro-Trump radio broadcaster, Dan Bon- gino.
 
In the article by Evan Osnos (Page 32 ff.) are references to the U.S. government’s alleged “Deep State” – a conspiratorial group that guides the country, or tries to, in ways favorable to those that Bon- gino (and other Trumpsters) hate.
 
The idea is ludicrous, except that there are “deep states” within any organized construct, and have been since time immemorial.
 
(I won’t bore you with the sub-strata that made up “deep states” in primitive societies or the Oriental dynasties, or the Roman republic or the Catholic Church et al.)
 
Nick Redfern has noted, I think, the deep stated Evangelical ele- ments within the Pentagon.
 
And I’ve often covered the substratum evolving from the Illuminati movement.
 
The point here is that while trying to find out what elements of the U.S.Navy or other military segments of the U.S government or Britain’s MoD, we are confounded by the conspiratorialists of America’s far right, the idiots who think the extant Deep State(s) concern themselves with Donald Trump or Joe Biden. They don’t.
 
Even the murky machinations outed by Whittaker Chambers in the Alger Hiss trial about communists in the U.S. State Department of the 1930s and 40s matter not when it comes to UFOs and the idea of alien (ET) interlopers sneaking onto Earth.
 
The UFO Deep State is a subterranean entity onto itself, vast and dangerous, even evil.
 
I seem to be a conspiracist myself, as a former John Bircher, but I try not to get carried away with the endowment.
 
Yet, I’ve long believed, and still do, that Truman’s Secretary of Defense, James Forrestal, was murdered by elements of the “deep state”:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Forrestal
 
And I’ve written that the death of some UFO notables seem iffy to me: M.K. Jessup, Dr. James McDonald, Captain Ed Ruppelt (Blue Book head), et al.
 
And you’ll remember my recent not-quite-jocular about Luis Elizondo keeping alert and safe.
 
The UFO reality, as our guy Ron sees it (with which I’m in total agreement), is a secret that some in the Pentagon – the “deep state” element – would like to keep and is keeping secret at all cost. Why? One can only guess
 
At any rate, there is a Deep State, extant, and long-in-the-tooth, present within the U.S. government, just as there’s similar "agencies" in Russia, China, Britain, and other countries like Iran.
 
Not to know that or believe it to be true is a blind spot for some naïve UFO people, unaware of the sub rosa groups that have flowered all through human history.
 
That the Trump conspiracy buffs talk about the deep state, which they believe affects them, causes the rest of us to be wary of pressing the issue.
 
But the UFO Deep State exists and has for a long time – some- time after World War II, maybe earlier.
 
To look away from the idea is to miss the point, about failed disclosure and the evil machinations during the whole of the ufological era, right up to today.
 
RR

Sunday, January 09, 2022

Disclosure hysteria

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A few regulars here seem inclined to think that “disclosure” of an extraterrestrial presence on Earth, via UFOs [UAP], will be an- nounced (admitted) by the Pentagon (the U.S. government or military) and that admittance is imminent.
 
I, and I believe Ron and Julien and a few others, don’t think so. 
 
The U.S. Navy (and maybe other military/government agencies) know full well, and have for a very long time, what UFOs are,  from whence they originate, and other related information.
 
The UFO crowd is flush with “disclosure hopefuls” and their attendant “true believers” in the ET hypothesis; that is, UFOs are craft from an alien species who’ve been a presence on Earth for a long time, even millennia.
 
The suggestion is possible, but remotely so, for some of us who understand the distances and vicissitudes of space travel and extraterrestrial life.
 
Yet, that reasoning has been set aside by some “normal” human beings, out of various frustrations with existential (in the new common use of that term) life on this planet.
 
I sympathize with the pals and folks who strive to believe the U.S. government is about to disclose the ET reality, but it’s not going to happen, and nothing is in the works to make it happen – no Congressional pressure, no new UFO [UAP] videos, nothing.
 
The hope held onto by disclosure seekers is a kind of hysteria, a malevolent hope that was once the province of Christians awaiting the “Second Coming” of Jesus Christ.
 
So, pals of mine and others, hie thyself to a minister or psychiatrist and cleanse yourself of the mental folly. It’s not only shameful but embarrassingly simple-minded.
 
RR

Ongoing worries about Pentagon's new "UFO Office"

https://www.newsmax.com/newsfront/ufo-uap-pentagon-gillibrand/2022/01/08/id/1051574/

Saturday, January 08, 2022

The current UFO controversy?

https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/national-security/disclosure-or-deception-new-ufo-pentagon-office-divides-believers-n1287199

 

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History Channel's season premiere [1/8/22] of Ancient Aliens

I have to admit, with a reservation, that the History Channel's season opener of its Ancient Alien show about "Disclosure" was pretty good.....until the end.

The run-down of what has gone on with the government's UFO [UAP] thrust clarified some matters for me -- especially about Luis Elizondo's situation, now made clear: he was indeed in charge of AATIP and subject to Pentagon back-stabbing.

The usual AA "hosts" and commentators showed up and did their ET thing as usual, and this led to the AA show ending with its extraterrestrial bias; that is, UFOs [UAP] derive from ET visitations.

While the ET explanation for UFOs is a possibility -- a remote one in my thinking -- the ET answer does come easily to mind in how History allows the AA gang to propagandize the issue.

That aside, the show was well-formatted and moved smoothly to its cockeyed conclusion.

And my pal Nick Pope was there, offering his moderated asides, always a nice touch.

RR

Friday, January 07, 2022

Billy Cox on Jan Aldrich and UFOs (from his Substack page)

Click on A Passion for Tedium link

https://substack.com/profile/27376895-billy-cox

If you can discern anything worthwhile from this news item (via Google), let me know

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-10369353/Experts-scramble-explain-mysterious-cigar-shaped-object-hovered-two-hours-Santiago.html

Thursday, January 06, 2022

One of the few bright spots on Facebook

 

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The decline of a one-time UFO notable

 Most distressing and sickening psychopathology:

Book publisher and one-time UFO good-guy Philip Mantle continues, apace, his "attacks" on Nick Pope because Mantle is either insanely jealous of Nick's popularity among TV producers or Mantle has a repressed homoerotic desire that is unfulfilled.

Every time Nick Pope shows up in a TV program, Mantle goes on a Facebook tirade about Nick's credentials at Britain's MoD.

It's a sad commentary on what the UFO community has descended into, among once prominent members.

(Mantle has accrued a slew of Pope-haters, which makes the matter even sadder.)

RR

A take-down of The History Channel (especially the Ancient Alien series)

(Although a little venomous, acute observations about how the channel's AA programming is putrid.)

https://youtu.be/vc3vt1Gqrn4

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