Author: Obascurantist

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May

Robert T Bigelow

A hotel entrepreneur with a keen interest in space flight. He made his fortune through the hotel chain Budget Suites of America and is the founder of Bigelow Aerospace. Founder of the National Institute for Discovery Science. References Inflatable Spacecraft’s Other Goal: Space Walks For Tourists wayback machine: http://www.nidsci.org/bios/bigelow.php http://www.aliendave.com/UUFOH-TheRanch3.html

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May
mount palomar - 2 oct 1934

Mount Palomar

Mountain north of San Diego. Location of the Palomar Observatory. George Adamski claimed his first alien contact was here. In Alchemical Conspiracy and the Death of the West”Michael Hoffman writes of Parsons. Hoffman tells us that the Ordo Templi Orientis (OTO) had a temple on nearby Mount Palomar. The local Indians regarded the mountain as […]

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May

Douglas Eugenio

On October 12, 1963, just before dawn it was raining hard between the villages of Monte Maiz and Isla Verde in Argentina. Douglas was driving his truck with a load of coal when a bright light like headlights bore down on him. The light became so bright, he had to pull off the road and […]

Fermi Paradox

Since advanced extraterrestrial civilizations are so probable (, why haven’t we run into them yet? Or, as the physicist Enrico Fermi put it over lunch one day: “Where is everybody?” Some possible explainations include: These civilizations are only capable of limited interstellar travel because of fundamental physical, biological, or economic restraints. They’re aware of us […]

Fernando Sesma

According to Jacques Vallee: It seems that in 1954, a saucer threw a stone covered with hieroglyphics into the University Gardens in Madrid. Sesma copied the symbol down, and soon two way communication began.” The Spanish clerk Fernando Sesma claimed that after this incident, he remained in contact with beings from the planet Wolf 424 […]

Robert J Friend

aka: Colonel Friend Air Force Major. One-time head of Project Blue Book. Alleged co-author with of the alleged Report 13 which Bill Moore and Bill English claimed to have seen.

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May

William Gibson

Author of the novel Neuromancer (1984) which coined the term cyberspace. This neologism — and the Neuromancer trilogy’s themes of a hidden universe driven by the suicidal evolution of godlike (insect-like?) beings — made Gibson unwitting posterchild/godfather of “cyberpunk”.

GICOFF

Göteborgs Informationscenter för Oidentifierade Flygande Föremål Swedish UFO research group, disbanded in 1978. Their archives were transfered to the Archives for UFO Research (AFU) References Håkan Blomqvist´s blog – Rapport-Nytt och dess föregångare Archives For the Unexplained Riksorganisationen UFO-Sverige – ufoorganisationer UFO – en kort historik

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May

grays

A name for the now-classic big-eyed spindly-limbed image of the Alien. An image which was arguably standardized by cultural artifacts like Communion by UFO and alien contactee accounts, and the standardized image of the Alien is acting as a culturally specific information filter. (racialized images of the alien other)

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May

Timothy Leary

60s icon, jail-breaker, exile Popularizer of LSD Possible CIA agent Famous catchphrase: ‘Turn on, Tune in, Drop out.’ References http://www.markriebling.com/leary.html http://www.etherzone.com/2005/mako050205.shtml http://www.levity.com/aciddreams/dox.html

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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 References 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

Edward J Ruppelt

Ruppelt was the director of Project Grudge from late 1951 until it became Project Blue Book in March 1952. He remained head of Blue Book until late 1953. Author of The Report on Unidentified Flying Objects (1955) He is generally credited with coining the term “unidentified flying object” to replace “flying saucer” References wiki: Edward […]

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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

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) References 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 References […]

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May

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

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: < h4>Links < h4> 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