Author: obscure

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May

Zardoz

A 1974 science fiction film directed by John Boorman and starring Sean Connery in one of his first post-James Bond roles. Filmed on a small budget of US$1 million, Zardoz mixture of cerebral, philosophical sci-fi was in complete contrast to Boorman’s previous film, the brutal thriller Deliverance. In a future post-apocalypse Earth (2293) the human […]

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May

Robert Anton Wilson

Feminist-fearing, libertarian extropian, meta-conspiracist Wilson has authored over 26 books (poet, essayist, novelist), was Associate Editor of Playboy magazine from 1966-1971, and co-edited the futurist journal Trajectories with his wife Arlen. A frequent lecturer at Esalen and other New Age venues, stand-up comedian. Wilson is perhaps the best-known pan-conspiracist in the world. He emphasizes fictionality, […]

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May

Postmodern Epistemology

The term postmodern epistemology is often used from a religious perspective to critique philosophies which don’t subscribe to the idea of a single universal Truth. The return critique is that a belief in a single Truth is usually a result of willful blindness which ignores the complexity of reality in favor of the warm comfort […]

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May

Truman Bethurum

(August 21, 1898 – May 21, 1969) One of the classic 1950s contactees, who claimed to have spoken with humanoid space aliens and entered or ridden on their flying saucers. He seemed directly inspired by his immediate forerunner, George Adamski. The business card he gave Long John Nebel described himself in the following way: Construction […]

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May

James E Lipp

Working for the Rand Corporation, James Lipp wrote one of two scientific overviews for the final report on Project Sign (later called Project Grudge and Project Blue Book), which was completed in February 1949 and classified Secret. “This may have been the first U.S. government sponsored study of non-human life in the universe,” writes skeptic […]

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May

Wernher von Braun

Nazi rocket scientist. Correspondent of Jack Parsons Invented the V1 and V2 rockets which were used against London during World War II. The V2 was the world’s first ballistic missle. After the war, he was brought to America to work on the space program. Instrumental in developing the Saturn V booster rocket that would eventually […]

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May

nazi

National Socialist German Workers Party (Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei) Just, really problematic. To some degree, they grew out of the Thule Society Links wiki: Nazi

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May

project blue book

From March 1952, Blue Book”was the name for Air Force research into the nature of UFOs. Suspected by some of being a cover-up and disinformation campaign from the start. Jacques Vallee writes: I remember visiting the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. In the building lobby a MIG interceptor was hanging from the ceiling, hammer and sickle […]

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May

Project Grudge

An early Air Force project investigating UFOs. Declassified on July 23, 1997, Project Grudge was originally released in August of 1949 as a SECRET Technical Report (NO 102-AC 49/15-100) by the headquarters of the Air Materiel Command, Wright Patterson AFB, Dayton Ohio. Approved by Lt. Col. Hemstreet and Col. Watson, it is 406 pages long […]

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May

Walt Disney

Animation and theme park pioneer. Technological innovator. Drug-addled anti-communist witch hunter. After a 1941 labor dispute, Disney hated unions. From that point on, he (maybe) began spying on Hollywood for the FBI. In 1947, he testified before the House Un-American Activities Committee, denouncing some of his former animators as communists. In 50s, Disney produced educational […]

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May

J Allen Hynek

American UFO researcher. Lead scientific consultant for Project Blue Book in the 50’s. Hynek coined the term close encounter in the 70’s.

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May

Stanton Friedman

Stanton T Friedman associated with MJ-12 A dual citizen of the USA and Canada Nuclear physicist, with very high level government security clearances. Received BSc and MSc degrees in physics from the University of Chicago in 1955 and 1956. He was employed for 14 years as a nuclear physicist for such companies as GE, GM, […]

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May

Tron

Produced by Disney’s Buenavista Pictures in 1981, Tron was the first feature film to use extensive computer generated (CG) animation. It’s plot is a gnostic allegory of the structure of the universe, and a parable on the perversity of postmodern epistemology in a networked information environment. An early scene in the video game arcade: Flynn: […]

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May

Paranoid Machine

Paranoia means “outside mind” which is usually interpreted as derangement of normal mental processes. It also implies an external mind, speaking back. In this sense, an outboard brain or external memory — a computer — is almost by definition a paranoid”device. From the movie Tron (1981): Flynn: The kids are putting 8 million quarters a […]

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May

Vannevar Bush

(The resemblance to Bob Dobbs is not accidental…) (b: March 11, 1890 – d: 1974) Freemason: Worshipful Master – Richard C. Maclaurin Lodge (Cambridge, Massachusetts) Associated with Majestic 12 Leader of all scientific defense research throughout WWII. Crafter of the modern Military-Industrial Complex. He served as dean of the school of engineering at Massachusetts Institute […]

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May

Manly P Hall

Manly Palmer Hall Prolific occult author Founder of the Philosophical Research Society Raised as a Mason on November 22, 1954 (Jewel Lodge No. 374) Links Manly Palmer Hall – Grand Lodge of British Columbia and Yukon PRS Research Library

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May

Academy for Future Science

Mission Statement: The Academy For Future Science is a non-profit corporation that examines new scientific ideas for the future. Through science and information technology, the world is undergoing major transformations in social, cultural, economic, and environmental dimensions. The principal goal of the Academy is to provide all people with educational and scientific tools that will […]

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May

Jim Hurtak

aka: James J Hurtak, JJ Hurtak Founder and President of The Academy for Future Science. Egyptologist who helped find the “Osiris Tomb” in Egypt through remote sensing. Described star shafts”in the Great Pyramid. Claims to be the first to have predicted pyramidal landforms on Mars. Alleged CIA consultant Channeler/author of the Keys of Enoch Links […]

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Keys of Enoch

Carol S. Matthews: In 1973, maverick linguist, alleged CIA consultant, occultist and nouveau Egyptologist, J.J. Hurtak, according to his account, had been “lifted up” in a body of light into a region of stars called Merak and Muscida by the Master Ophanim Enoch. Enoch, answering a prayerful plea from Hurtak, had come to deliver a […]

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May

Paranoiac-Critical Method

A surrealist creative method described by Salvador Dali in the 1930s. Paranoiac-critical activity organizes and objectivizes in an exclusivist manner the limitless and unknown possibilities of the systematic association of subjective and objective ‘significance’ in the irrational… spontaneous method of irrational knowledge based on the critical and systematic objectivity of the associations and interpretations of […]

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May

Occasionalism

Occasionalism is a philosophical theory about causation which says that neither matter nor mind can be a true cause of events. Instead, all events are taken to be caused by God. The theory states that the constant conjunction between causes and effects only occurs because in every instance where the cause is present, God wills […]

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May

JR “Bob” Dobbs

Prophet and central icon of the Church of the SubGenius. The resemblance to Military-Industrial Overlord Vannevar Bush is uncanny…. Links wikipedia: J.-R.-Bob-Dobbs

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May

Venusian

Alien visitors from the planet Venus. Encountered by Saucerian Convention. George Adamski’s drawing of the male Venusian Orthon:

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May

National Security Agency

Founded November 4, 1952. Budget-wise, the NSA is the largest single American government agency, though the exact budget itself is classified. NSA security awareness poster: Links wiki: National_Security_Agency wiki: NSA_warrantless_surveillance_controversy EFF: How the NSA’s Domestic Spying Program Works NSA Security Awareness Posters NSA: Print and Construct Your Own Cipher Disk

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May

Aura Rhanes

The totally hot alien starship Capitan encountered by Truman Bethurum. Aura Rhanes came from the planet Clarion, which from the earth, always remains out of sight behind our moon. The Clarionites were smaller than humans, lived for 1000 years, and were all good Christians who attended church every Sunday. Links http://www.geocities.com/Area51/shadowlands/6583/et051.html http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Truman-Bethurum

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May

Book of the Law

Full title: Liber AL vel Legis, sub figura CCXX, as delivered by XCIII=418 to DCLXVI The central sacred text of Thelema, dictated to Aleister Crowley in Cairo in 1904 by an entity he called “Aiwass.”

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May

Markab Confederacy

aka: Marcab from Scientology According to L. Ron Hubbard: Various planets united into a very vast civilization which has come forward up through the last 200,000 years, [it] is formed out of the fragments of earlier civilizations. In the last 100,000 years they have gone on with a sort of a decadent kicked-in-the-head civilization that […]

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May

David Miscavige

Successor to L Ron Hubbard as Chairman of the Board of the Religious Technology Center, making him overlord of worldwide Scientology Links http://www.lermanet.com/exit/miscavige.htm http://davidmiscavige.rtc.org/

Tlön

From the Jorge Luis Borges story, Tlon, Uqbar, Orbus Tertius…. Tlön is a false world which becomes real through the operation of a mysterious conspiratorial group of false-history creators. The contact and the habit of Tlön have disintegrated this world. Enchanted by its rigor, humanity forgets over and again that it is a rigor of […]

Microsoft

Dominant force in coputer operating systems. Possible encompasing org of the inner head. Links http://www.awpi.com/Combs/Humor/microill.html

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May

Robert Shea

Robert Joseph Shea (February 14, 1933 – March 10, 1994) American novelist and former journalist best known as co-author with Co-author, with Robert Anton Wilson, of the Illuminatus trilogy. Links bobshea.net wiki: Robert_Shea

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May

Majestic 12

aka MJ-12, MAJI, MAJIC, Majority, Majesty Majestic 12 is the name of a super-secret UFO research group first headed by Vannevar Bush. The members of the performance troupe were: Roscoe H. Hillenkoetter Dr. Vannevar Bush James Forrestal (replaced after his death by Gen. Walter Bedell Smith) Nathan Twining Gen. Hoyt Vandenberg Dr. Detlev Bronk Dr. […]

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May

Operating Thetan Level III

aka: OT III from Scientology Below is the first page of the OT III course — a handwritten note by L Ron Hubbard — describing the history of Earth. Scientologists must spend years and pay thousands of dollars to reach the point where they are allowed to see the OT III texts. They believe that […]

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May

engrams

(Scientology) In Dianetics, an engram is defined as a painful memory which is embedded in the stimulus-response unconscious (the reactive mind) rather than as a normal memory. Through auditing, people can become “clear” of engrams. At higher levels of Scientology (OT_III), it is revealed that engrams are the lost souls of the previous inhabitants of […]

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May

Order of Melchizedek

Offices of the Latter-day Saint Melchizedek priesthood If an adult man joins the Church, he may be called and ordained to hold the lesser Aaronic Priesthood (if he is morally worthy) by those in the Church with authority to do so. After a period of time (usually one year) the man may be called and […]