On June 20, 1977, Anglia TV in England broadcast a documentary titled Alternative 3.
Alternative 3 is also the name of a book by Leslie Watkins and David Ambrose
Both the documentary and the book involved a scenario in which the elites of the Earth saw the planet facing inevitable ecological doom.
- Alternative 1 â€” to drastically reduce the human population on Earth;
- Alternative 2 â€” to construct vast underground shelters to house government officials until the crisis had stabilized;
- Alternative 3â€”to establish a “Noah’s Ark” colony of humanity’s best and brightest off of the planet, preferably on Mars.
The documentary and book are declared fiction. But regardless, the elites have caught on the the utility of using fictional scenarios as a means to confuse and subdue a weary population:
01 February 2004
President George W. Bush announced Friday the business leaders, scientists and other spaceflight experts who will advise him on how to carry out the specifics of his new vision for putting humans back on the Moon and eventually on Mars.
Carleton S. Carly”Fiorina, the CEO of Hewlett-Packard, will serve on the nine-member commission. HP has previously sponsored Disney’s new SPACE ride and a robotic lunar mission by TransOrbital Inc.