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Mysterious Etherians Echo Quantum Theory – Wave to Form Action

While doing some research, this article came across the screen. No claims to authenticity are made here, discernment is key. The material presents interesting perspectives being discussed among present-day ufologists… nearly 70 years later.

ETHERIC NOTES — III
by GERALD LIGHT* (http://bit.ly/2ogv1pC)

I have been asked almost every possible question the human mind could devise or imagine concerning The Etherian Peoples. In the beginning of my attempts to share with my friends and their friends something of the experiences I had with these Beings I went into great detail and used every means at my disposal to try and answer questions. Before long I realized that no matter how long I talked, what I said and what I implied, my listeners were obtaining very little information. At first I attributed this to my own lack of descriptive powers; and I lay awake nights trying to think up ways and means to more clearly and accurately explain the many remarkable situations which are so unfamiliar to the people of our planet. Eventually I came to the paramount reason why I was having so little success in passing my knowledge on to my friends. I isolated, so to speak, the major impasse over which I seemed unable to take anyone.

Stripped of endlessly related modifications, comparatives and conditions I saw, at last, that the one reason why I could not sensibly explain Etheria to my earthly friends lay in a strange and completely absurd distinction which we all make concerning the very fundamentals of our material existence. For various reasons we, as earth people, have built up a system of religious, philosophical or meta-physical barriers which actually have no existence, or validity, except in our own minds. We make a very peculiar distinction between what we call “outer” and “inner”, or “material” and “spiritual”, “human” and “divine”.

The Etherians make no distinction between the different rates of “consciousness” between the “visible” and the “invisible”, as do we. To Them, the idea of “Man” being human or earthly and “God” being divine or spiritual is a ludicrous bit of infantile nonsense. The Etherians have absolutely no comprehension of an “inner world” and an “outer plane”. They know nothing of an earth and its related heaven (which forms the basis of all our world religions.)

Our habit of making, or trying to make, an impassable boundary between two or more vibratory levels of energy and substance seems totally insane to Them. To these Peoples of “Inner and Outer Space” we are the veriest idiots in that we attempt to regard one vibration or level of substance as mortal, physical and essentially evil; and another level of the same substance as divine, exalted immortal and it celestial in its basic qualities.

The Etherians are unable to make any distinctions (save possibly a hypothetical premise in order to understand our lopsided attitudes between those elements of being which we call variously mind, will, energy, substance, matter and spirit. Perhaps I should condition that statement slightly since They are brilliantly able to discuss these various elements as such. But They do not make, nor do They see the slightest necessity to make, a distinction between will, energy, mind and so on as these elements operate in different levels and with different speeds or vibrations. In other words, our “human” will is as valid to Them as is that will which we assign to our deity. The energy and substance of our physical or “earthly” plane is as divine, as heavenly, as cosmic as the energy and matter of the “inner planes” or our “heaven”. “God’s will”, as opposed to or superior to “man’s will”, is an absurdity to the Etherians. They do not understand how we can be so ridiculous as to make such distinctions in our religions and philosophies. It is the same, to Them, as considering ice an earthly, mortal substance; water an astral or psychic material; and vapor as heavenly and divine!

The apologists for our human whimsicalities may proffer the excuse that we do not know and see these “inner planes” and should therefore be forgiven our intellectual inconsistencies in this matter of the so-called human and divine.

However, neither do the people of Etheria “see” the various planes or know them as precisely as They understand the one in which They happen to be functioning at any given moment. We are surrounded constantly by forces which are not visible, not material in any tangible or substantial sense — yet we do not hesitate to use them and to regard them as normal, earthly, “human” and a part of our contemporary consciousness. The currents in our electrical machines are certainly of a magical, psychic and occult nature. We never “see” them. We see only the reactions of them, the result of harnessing them to our needs and requirements. Still We do not deify electricity, label it astral and fence it in with philosophical premises.

The Etherian has no consciousness of anything until he or she uses it through one or more of his senses. Then he “knows” it, understands something of its nature, and endeavors to make it a part of himself. And in this last endeavor lies, probably if not certainly, the crux of the entire difference between ourselves and the selves of these remarkable people.

The mental processes of the Etherians are brilliantly contrived to enable the Ego, or if you like, the Spirit, to contact endless aspects of substance and force in whatever natural element, or plane, he may find himself. This utilitarian capacity produces a pantheistic philosophy that is intensely practical and of immediate purpose to him. [3]In our philosophy we speculate — while these strange Etherian people operate. Their metaphysical systems are extraordinary simple and direct, and instantly applicable to their normal and essential needs. The huge volumes of theoretical speculation and guess-work with which our own philosophers have occupied themselves over the centuries might interest the Etherians as so much theosophical curiosa; but They dismiss our topheavy philosophies as indifferently as we dismiss the efforts of certain oriental pundits to prove how long is forever, how high is up.

In our present earthly, human instruments is to be found the basic element or aspect of every force and power which moves through our own planet, and the other globes which make up our system. But of this we know, and have known, precious little. The Etherians believe that we, of earth, should give our first attention to a discovery and recognition of the forces and elements which compose our instrument — and stop speculating what kind of a heaven or paradise we will inherit when we die.

The ability of the Etherian peoples to use the forces of life and energy within their bodies is achieved, so They say (and They should surely know), by Their becoming conscious of these forces through the application and control of Their senses. My last letter went into this far enough to present the idea at least as a theoretical proposition, (a proposition which our earthly occult “leaders” have choked upon and promptly spit out — for the simple reason that such a theory demands a personal application of its students. Horrible thought!)

The philosophy of Etheria, on this point is wonderfully simple and direct: The more one uses of God, the more one understands or knows God. And the more one knows God the more one becomes — God. Take it or leave it; you cannot contrive a more sensible and practical attitude. In Etheria, the first law of life is — use. What you have in Etheria — you use; and what you use, you become, CONSCIOUSLY BECOME. Automatic living, so popular in our world, is regarded with horrified distaste and revulsion in Etheria. Hence, through the simple process of using, consciously, a part of God, Etherians become God. And they produce scientific wonders which make us the equal of nothing, in comparison.

The beings of Etheria are unable to experience death as do the beings of earth. Etherians do not go to “Paradise” simply because they do not know anything about such a “heavenly” state — and do not seem at all distressed by such a fate.

However, there is a state which might be likened, slightly, to that which we of this earthly world experience. An Etherian may “die” several times during a hundred years or so. But it is a death in the same sense that we all die to our childhood state and go on into what we call maturity.

Death, in our understanding, is impossible to an Etherian because he is not imprisoned in his body by the absurd notions which we insist upon believing to be part of a “divine” plan. His body is an instrument in the most literal and exact sense of the word. The Etherian takes on, and leaves off, a body as easily and consistently as the radio-wave flows through a small, simple instrument of a single tube — or through the highly complex set packed with tubes and magical equipment. He will no more identify himself with a body (in the sense of ownership, or egoic imprisonment) than does the free-flowing radio-wave.

The people of Etheria are totally free from the endless distinctions, reservations, and conditions of substance with which we surround ourselves, and with which, sooner or later, we destroy these selves. Not only do we establish immutable standards of mind and emotion that distinguish us from what we term “animals”. We also regard the body of these animals as of a substance less “divine”, less “Spiritual” and “holy” than our own. And we do not even consider the plant and mineral forms as having any possible relation or similarity to our own forms.

In this pitifully primitive world of earth we manage to achieve rather sublime heights in the creative arts, through the development of superlative faculties of rhythm, harmony, coordination and comparison. Yet we are hopelessly doomed by our apparent inability to use these same creative faculties to pierce the tragically artificial dimension we impose in terms of religion and philosophy.

Now and then I have ventured to make a statement which is based in absolute reality, and which holds the solution to most of the questions troubling those few earthly minds who seriously, and urgently, seek to grasp the meaning and message of Etheria and its races. I will make it here — without the slightest anticipation of anyone accepting, or considering it:

The Flying Saucers, Discs and other Aeroforms (their number is legion) are, in many instances the actual bodies of the Etherian creatures. (And here we shall all-bow our venerable heads in a moment of silence to mark the point at which Gerald’s Light went out, or off the well-known beam.)

It is possible that this latest deduction of my deluded brain may evoke a bit more response, from that pontifical hierarchy of “authorities” which suggests extreme caution in these matters, than did my last letters. I shall, however, not wait for that august assembly to bestir itself from its complacent slumber upon the pinnacles of the philosophical mountain (which they regard as their private property), and give me the nod to go ahead. It is to these self same authorities that mankind owes its present condition of pitiful ignorance and intellectual poverty.

— Gerald Light – 10545 Scenario Lane, Los Angeles 24, California. —

*Håkan Blomqvist had done some extensive research on Gerald Light that can be found here.

Becoming Fearless to Bridge Worlds

Fearlessness – Overcoming Dystopian Thoughts

I’ve been involved in overcoming fears and transcending them to be fearless, dealing with ‘others’ in various scenarios, for most of my life. I’ve had three decades of considerable engagement in Ufology, learning to be fearless, long before most of the folks today even had a clue of what was going on. I love the newcomers who’ve had an experience or even a few and want to beat people up sharing them.

Generally early experiencers, and even a lot of materialist/scientist types in the field, have no idea about the depths of consciousness and focus on the details of the events instead. Decades later they’ll have a different perspective for sure. It’s possible I’m stuck inside a paradigm, too, though my profession as a partnering facilitator calls me to always engage multiple POVs simultaneously, aligning them toward meeting project milestones in multi-million dollar contracts.

Continuing to think in the paradigm that creates an ‘us vs. them’ is a choice, right? That makes it subjective. When are we going to pull out heads out of our assess and realize it is our choice to continue to create the paradigm. The thing is that disclosure doesn’t mean a damn thing when it comes to addressing the bigger issues of our planetary civilization.

Considering Our Focus

We are so focused outside that we turn on ourselves and forget the inner needs and requests of our ‘mentors’ to learn how to get along. Claiming the elites want to thwart disclosure seems counter-intuitive, really. They face the same challenges we do as a planetary civilization. They don’t have ways for achieving an exodus to the Moon or Mars.

Here’s a question, though. Are we one? If we are then we can view things from that place of oneness and inquire as to what we might be able to observe as indicators, right? Is that being stuck inside one paradigm? All things considered, it seems to be a quantum view from a unified field perspective. Isn’t that where we’re headed?

There’s a guy that once said, “The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new.”If you believe I have experience and knowledge, then maybe there is a different reason for my comments than you assumed. To launch into citing global warming, nuclear proliferation and wealth disparities had nothing to do with the comment. It was solely about how we think in fear-based terms and don’t realize it until someone comments on the obvious.

My point was that we need to eliminate the projections of the elites being afraid, or anyone being afraid for that matter. That’s a subjective perspective. If we are going to acknowledge that consciousness has a part in this and that quantum applications apply, then attention, intention and action is absolutely critical – where we put our thoughts is imperative to creating a movement. Starting out with an us vs. them attitude is so last century.

People rise to meet your view of them. Students thought to be gifted (even when they weren’t) performed at gifted levels because the teacher was told they were gifted students. I taught a class of exceptional students (low end of the spectrum) and they performed better than they imagined they could when given a research project. Why can’t we do that with cohorts, peers and others?

Is There a Consistent Message?

Most of the folks in Ufology are still stuck in a fear-based paradigm and tend to war with each other instead of trying to understand each other and grow together. Experiencers are telling others to shift their thinking to fearlessness, even harmony, and offering ways to do so. We’re being nurtured into a new living awareness but assumptions and projections certainly diminish that capacity for change.

Many if not most still point at the old paradigm. Things have changed. Today, or just recently, we’ve had more open talk about the reality than ever before, like Michio Kaku’s statements, let alone his attendance, at the World UFO Congress. Pilots aren’t threatened anymore. Even government officials are speaking up, so why continue to live in the past?

A friend offered this in response to a statement I made, though from the tone of the post this response was an inadvertent truth. “Expanding human consciousness in order to embrace a sense of oneness, a sense of unity between all life in the cosmos, is one a major theme that contact experiencers describe emerging from their interactions with UAP intelligences.” That is my point. I’ve stated that, but apparently that was missed.

Thoughts Regarding Disclosure

Many are pushing an agenda for governmental disclosure that they’ve known of our visitors for some time, and perhaps their purpose. Disclosure, imho, doesn’t have anything to do with the underlying activity or learning how to get along and work together toward collaborative solutions for our People and Planet. Please tell me how it does. I’m certainly open to consideration. Do UAP intelligences seem all that interested in Disclosure? It doesn’t seem so to me.

They continue to interact with those able and willing, right? What’s changed? There has been an ongoing process. It seems that UAPs or UFOs or whatever term we choose to label them with are flying about, attracting attention and having at least some communication with earthlings regarding their purpose here. The overwhelming majority of experiencers state it is a beneficent objective. Help is offered, only if we turn our attention on helping each other.

Is it possible that the elites don’t know anything more than the majority of the experiencers who have regular contact and conversations? Is it possible there are many experiencers who are working on solutions and don’t care to share they are experiencers? Choosing to confront or even discredit my assertions don’t make them false. Most folks are just so uncomfortable that instead of consideration there is immediate denial.

The reason I say disclosure doesn’t mean a damn thing is because the planetary civilization is responsible for their own changes and admitting we’re being visited doesn’t have anything to do with addressing the real issues. It should, in fact, get us to look at how our guests see us. What kind of house are we keeping? Who in Ufology are working with organizations or scientists looking for solutions to global problems? Those are our true compatriots.

In my entire history in this field, and others professionally, I’ve stressed the ‘message’ of needing to learn to work together, even provided platforms for folks to example it. I’ve personally invited dozens to do so on UfologyPress, even set them up with author accounts. Has anyone participated, even if only to show their desire for solidarity? NO. My intent is simply to offer help, to actualize what others are only talking about; the collaboration of cohorts.

It’s possible the I’m not a ‘valued’ figure in Ufology or part of the ‘in’ crowd that has everyone’s attention. I’ve attempted to garner some attention, proposed presentations, and even with personal relationship there has been no acceptance or invitation to be part of the speaker cohort. I do have some tested methods for creating contact without having to find secluded areas to do CE-5 events. A serendipitous event, a request to meditated to some music I helped produce, brought that into reality and further trials demonstrated its validity. 

That being said it is still an intended hopeful to bridge fields, to cross-reference similar understandings and to make sense common to the point of actual collaborative efforts toward harmony among people and planet, a sustainability we can only reach through cooperation. We first need to take a good hard look at our behavior and intentions.

I’m reminded of the Wall coming down and one of my favorite bands of all time celebrating its anniversary with a tribute to both David Bowie and our ability to remove the walls across the gamut of national or international boundaries. It needs fearlessness in doing so, regardless of who is leading the way. Are our intentions to create a new world order of harmony among people and planet? What are we allowing to be distractions to that end?

High Entropy N.H.I. Data Transfer Hypothesis

We, humans, co-create our reality every second of every day. This alien pervasive intelligence manifests in each of us possibly very differently. Because we are all different minds. You question a 100 experiencers you could possibly get 100 different alien encounter types. All valid expressions of the event experienced. It is a reflection, compaction, and creation of the observer’s perceptions not a reflection of the Universe. Important to note that this intelligence is NOT a deity. It is NOT omnipotent. It is just so sufficiently different than us that it has retreated from our perceptual ability to view in clarity. You can never know the true nature of a phenomenon. You can only know how it expresses itself. There is a very real intelligent phenomenon behind this but it is not a simple one.

What is at the heart of information. How is it generated, transferred, and received? The word “Information” is as all other words are just placeholders for true meaning and influence. Entropy is a measure of uncertainty. High entropy means the data has high variance and thus contains a lot of information and/or noise. Note that noise and information go hand in hand. Noise is the useless information contained in the data but they both add to the entropy.

For instance, a constant function where f(x) = 4 for all x has no entropy and is easily predictable, has little information, has no noise and can be succinctly represented. Similarly, f(x) = ~4 has some entropy while f(x) = random number is very high entropy due to noise. Entropy means uncertainty. High entropy means it hard to predicate the next possibility. eg: All n possible moves have 1/n probability. Low entropy means a particular next move is obviously observed. eg: Next Move 1 has 0.01% probability and next move 2 has 99.99% probability.

If entropy is high (encoding size is big on average), it means we have many message types with small probabilities. Hence, every time a new message arrives, you’d expect a different type than previous messages. You may see it as a disorder or uncertainty or unpredictability. When a message types with much smaller probability than other message types happens, it appears as a surprise because on average you’d expect other more frequently sent message types.

Low entropy means that most of the times we are receiving the more predictable information which means less disorder, less uncertainty, less surprise, more predictability and less (specific) information.

Also, a rare message type has more information than more frequent message types because it eliminates a lot of other probabilities and tells us more specific information.

Its this extra specificity and more specific information that I am considering when I think of Non-Human Intelligence communication (NHI).

Many people around the world are having a highly strange N.H.I. contact experience right now as you read this line of text. A “First Contact” with an alien intelligence event of the most personal kind. These people are having a highly specialized experience. One that works for them and them alone. One that is co-created by their consciousness every Plank second of every day. It is not optional or voluntary but required in the most basic evolutionary way. It manifests in their consciousness as disrupted high strange, synchronistic, and appears to have an information transfer component. The experience is as unique as each of us is. Diamonds in the rough spans the spectrum to highly polished beings. Unique minds having unique experiences. These experiences transcend time and space. It boils common sense into a paste of naivete. Truly thinking outside of our colloquial box is painful and frightening. The pain of logic failures and fears of the cheese dropping off your cracker can be a formidable foe. Eyes open no FEAR.

As an experiencer myself I believe I have a unique perspective on how at least one of the non-human intelligence’s in the Universe attempts to pass information to our primitive primate minds. It is my hope to ring true to some degree to be relevant even if the content of contact is different. There is continuity we just have to find it.

This intelligence is just another life form that has evolved to its pinnacle of evolution somewhere else in the Universe. It has evolved past our ability to perceive with our very imperfect linear, full of primitive bias, full of fear of the unknown minds. Some people can perceive these realms of thought that are ignored or unperceivable by the masses on this planet. It is an emergent ability for our species to be able to perceive their influence directly.

This intelligence may appear like a god or deity to us lowly single planet humans. They are NOT omnipotent. They are NOT gods at all just another expression of life like us but unbelievably ancient. This intelligence is old, very, very old. Older than our star, older than our planet by levels of magnitude. They will appear on the first contact as deities to some. I completely understand why people would think that. Something that roughly fits the bill of our fables and nightmares. They communicate through a form of telepathy. It is not words, emotions, or anything else that words could possibly describe. It is an alien mind overlapping with yours. They do not intrinsically understand us any more than we understand them. For minds to meet that have no evolution in common at all is going to be a highly disturbing sanity questioning kind of encounter. As each person is different each contact modality could be highly unique to the individual. All different but all saying a form of “Heads Up” or “Hello”. Your response to it dictates how it proceeds with you or not. The gambit of emotions run from pure animal cornered terror to exaltation and curiosity. Fear is the mind-killer in this situation. I can not stress this enough.

This intelligence is vast in its breadth and influence. They are not meat and bones but something ultimately more evolved. They are NOT us from another planet or moon. They are NOT all-knowing. Their origins are more complex than we can comprehend at this time. A true alien life form.

You must have the perspective that this sort of thing could happen in the first place.

If you are like I was prior to May 3, 2017, you might not believe that anything like this is possible. All based on the incorrect assumption that if it was truly happening, it would be happening to you or at least you would know about it. On both points…nope. I have no real confirmed idea on what contact criteria they use but there is obviously some criteria followed. Most people do not discuss truly disturbing events openly. Not a conspiracy of silence. Just a result on how first contact manifests. If you have had the experience I suspect you intimately understand why it has to be done this way one person at a time as opposed to landing en masse during the Superbowl or some other high attendee crowd. It just does not work like that. Evidence, as our monkey brains expect, is just not possible at this stage of contact. The evidence is the experience itself.

Now I know what you science-minded people are thinking. This makes no scientific sense, and you are right. It does not and will defy our low mentality senses. If you are a thinking creature you must realize that humanity has only had science for under 400 years. That is a less than hummingbirds blink of an eye in the deep time of the Universe. We do not even know what makes up 80% of the Universes mass. We, humans, have the very basics of materialistic reality figured out to the best of intellectual capacity at this time. Our understanding of elementary particles and sub-particles will seem laughable to our future selves of just a few centuries hence. Knowledge is not absolute it changes due to intellectual capacity. If any scientist thinks they have it all figured out, believe they know what is possible in this vast almost entirely unknown universe is a fool a dangerous fool. We, humans, are new brains on the block who have dreams of superiority and totality. We do not deserve either of those descriptors.

Science in its current low iteration is the anti-wisdom of “A wise man knows he knows nothing“. They think they know everything and have a one size toolbox to fix any problem and suss out the truth in any situation. Science is wholly the wrong toolbox of skills and tools to wield at this phenomena. Science was designed overtime to deal with questions of our environment and our collective place in it. Science says nothing and never can about our personal place in the cosmos. The question of “I think therefore I am” will eternally be beyond the scientific method as are all of the really transformative aspects of the Real are. Beyond any instrumentation or construction. Science is awesome beyond belief but is not at all what will solve this phenomenon.

In the Experiencer culture contact and information exchange on average is a one-way street. It manifests in different personal expressions of knowing. A type of knowing that transcends time/space and causality. An absolute knowing without gaining the knowledge externally. Not magic but a bizarre form of telepathy from a mind that has no simile to terrestrial animals and YOU.

A common message that Experiencers seem to receive is archetypal in nature. That is a common motif of contact. That is their version of how we communicate with ants. Imagine that a lone worker ant walks past your picnic table on the ground. It can not perceive what a table leg is. It can’t perceive what a table is at all as it passes by. All that it knows is that there is usually some crumbs over there in that corner. Our crumbs that fall from sandwiches and hoagies appear as just normal reality and through repeated cycles, it becomes expected reality.

Our presence to the ant appears as just reality as it sees it. Us and all things of macroscopic influence are beyond the ant’s mentality. We would appear to the ant as just background reality. We know nothing about the ant language but we understand basically the chemical mechanism which they use to communicate with the hive. We can collect their pheromones and can make them move around as if they are following orders by laying trails as they do. The ants seem to follow the trails but what are we actually telling them without any context of consciousness. We have no idea how the ant perceives this artificial pheromone communication distribution.

How does the ant perceive this attempt at communication without proper context? How could we form a pheromone that could make the ant think a thought it has never before? How can we make a pheromone that would make the ant understand as we do as to what a table is? You can’t that is the limitation of the ant’s intelligence and consciousness. There is no way to make the ant perform the intellectual and evolutionary jump to be able to understand as an approximation of how we do.

When the NHI attempts communication they try to replicate our essence of communication they feed us our version of a pheromonal trail. We perceive this replayed reality as archetypal in nature. It seems to be the result of possible data compression, concision, and desire to communicate. It does infer strongly a non-intrinsic understanding of us or our languages.

Something that is self-evident to some is that we co-create our reality as we go along. We float in an eternal mix of raw energies of all flavors. We have evolved to be highly efficient in our environment. Through our perceptual limitations, we see only a small sliver of reality. A human mind is an exceptional machine that has been designed to disregard the bulk of the EM spectrum and reality. It is that filtration, compression, that separates us eternally from perceiving the totality of what is real.

It is a separation that is impregnable. We create our reality by filtration and choice. We miss by evolutionary need the bulk of what is happening around us. We co-create along with the universal energies influence your own consciousness. One cannot be separated from the other. No mind is an island in this interconnectedness.

How could an alien mind like this convey high entropy information to a person such as instructions on how to build a new type of energy source for example. How could this intelligence make you understand something that you have never thought of not even in the remotest possibilities ever? It can’t, it just does not work like that.

They have the persons mind and cognitive capacity to consider what could be transferred and hopefully interpreted correctly. They can not just implant genius-level tech into a mind that has no capabilities for understanding. They have to work with what you know and over time assist in attempting you get to new avenues of thought. They can show you things and concepts but ultimately you have to walk through the door of understanding yourself.

The best person to communicate new scientific concepts too in physics, for example, is to have a skilled physicist as an experiencer. For revelations in form and function in the Arts would be to have an artist as an experiencer. There is no magical implantation of specific high entropy information into a mind that cannot possibly comprehend it. Who knows how a personal contact modality may interpret the attempt of knowledge beyond the humans capacity of thought. Could get weird.

It can show you things but it is up to you to extend your knowledge to try to understand what it is showing you. Intrinsically a slow process. Understanding is an attainment, not a gift. Understanding is a spectrum of ideas and thoughts.

As stated several times before every person on this planet has possibly unique contact modality. One in which works for the subject’s mind to achieve communion and contact. The method that you communicate may be different than outlined above and that is perfectly OK. Each person’s chronicle of contact is of value to the whole. It is only you that can figure out how your own personal modality works. It is through correlation that meaning may eventually flow in a very meaningful way to benefit all of humanity.

Awakening – Getting Through the Illusions We Face

Are We Waking Up?

“Awakening is not a matter of intelligence. Many intelligent people are deep in illusion. But rather, awakening happens when one has an insatiable thirst to know the truth.” Author Unknown

Awakening or illusion? How that insatiable thirst dispels the illusion depends on how awake we choose to be and the willingness to suspend or slice away false belief systems. We have to test them first, of course. Recycling memories tends to offer new insights and thoughts for me. Perhaps they’ll be interesting to you as the stream of consciousness flows onto the page. Putting thoughts to writing can be so cathartic.

What is truth? We refer to it, but do we ever really define it so that we can agree on it? I mean, truth would be ubiquitous and undeniable, right? I suppose, in a way, that might be a clear explanation of how we work, how we relate to each other, how we relate to the world or worlds we may perceive? Perhaps a combination of a mathematical and psycho-spiritual model that would explain the intelligence at work throughout? What is awakening related to this?

What would it do if we knew it? How would our lives look if we not only knew it, but lived it? Would you say that within this insatiable thirst there is a new living awareness that emerges? What is that like? Does it make sense? Is that sense being made common?

This emerging awareness seems completely subjective in the discovery process. Attempts to articulate a multi-dimensional funnel of data into linear ears and eyes has been going on for millennia. Alas, we still tend to argue about the details and miss the overarching message(s). Can the insatiable curiosity in many cause an upwising in the world? Big T, little t, it’s ultimately the same, so what is your concept of truth?

Well, that got a little deeper than intended. On a more practical note, it sure seems that this theme runs across a plethora of playing fields in our present time. The information age and data available for searching is causing an evolution in intelligence across the world. It would seem only logical that the ability to discern would also reach new levels in our lives.

Awakening – Illusion

Once we find this ‘whatever we’re looking for’ truth, the mere acquisition of it might make it suspicious at first. It’s natural. We’re always confused by the unknown suddenly becoming known, which it would seem is how the process of discovering truth works. Applying that to the field of Ufology is no small task. It’s hard to cut through the din.

There is a lot of concern voiced by many regarding the ‘experts’ in the field and the way in which they are promoted, or not as the case may be. There are numerous questions flying around social media platforms in the hundreds of groups that are aligned under the Ufology banner. They range from the absurd to the transformational in scope.

It’s fairly easy to spot the absurd or pejorative and dismiss them as just uninformed or experientially bereft. Then there are those who have great stories and no real proof, yet are followed by thousands or possibly millions across the web. Let us not forget the researchers who have done a great job at collecting and sharing information, though they tend to speculate about potentials based on incomplete data; experiencers are left out of the loop.

It’s been less than a decade since experiencers, en masse, have started sharing their stories through blogs, groups, pages, podcasts and web chats. Less than 20 years ago when the curator first dove into the web, there were extremely small numbers of folks willing to expose themselves to scrutiny. Spirit Web was big then, a chat platform with multiple rooms and topics. Today, the scene is prolific with thousands of opportunities to engage on hundreds of platforms.

The Aerial Phenomena Research Organization started in Sturgeon Bay, WI in 1952 and moved to Tucson, AZ in 1960. The National UFO Conference began in 1963 in Hollywood, of course. MUFON, Inc. was originally established as the Midwest UFO Network on 31 May 1969, in Quincy, Illinois. The conference craze began emerging in the early 1990s with the first International UFO Congress in Tucson, then Tim Beckley’s New Age and Alien Agenda conferences. The Prophets Conferences were big in the mid to late-90s, the curator managed their Phoenix event in 1997. Whole Life Expos began around the same time, too.  An ex-board member of WLE started Contact in the Desert, another profitable venture, in 2013. 

Awakening the Fray

Now there are dozens of Ufology-focused events around the world, most of which can be found on our website as we become aware of them. It is a niche market for sure, yet it has its celebrities and movie stars, just like the old days. Just how those celebrities are made is another perplexing question as there are many agendas spiraling within the field; some glaring and some a little less detectable at first. There are those who genuinely admit they don’t know much, though they have managed to gather enough data and some objective views on the subjective experiences of others.

We tend to listen and nod our heads to the experts of pretty much any field because we rarely understand what they are actually saying, especially the Ph.D.s, yet we don’t want to appear stupid to our peers by asking questions. Those who do have the experience and/or intelligence to ask questions are generally felt to be critical instead of sincere. Intelligent questions get glossed over or unanswered and tend to throw up those BS meter flags, or at least they should.

We certainly do not have all the answers, and maybe not even the questions yet. We still need that insatiable thirst for truth. We’ve had a materialist quest for truth with evidence, exotic metals, photos, ship remnants; material proof of some kind. We have only asked cursory questions regarding the occupants of the crafts we either have seen or trust that are there. The questions cannot be asked because the experiencers have not been let into the game.

Like any process and reflective of the field in general, there are some pretty strange tales and loud mouths in the experiencer groups, too. There are some consistencies, though, however small, that might be a good place to start asking questions. The quest for truth, at any level, is humbling beyond imagination. The small voices who seem genuine and sincere may hold some deeper truths about our relationship with the other planetary civilizations who frequent here.

Humans are resilient, resourceful and even reverent toward challenges in chaos and turmoil. We show as a human race that we can unify to overcome them and restore order. We do it all the time, yet somehow get distracted when it comes to the onslaught of information, personalities and pundits who manage the gate. There are some new developments within the field that are leaning toward incorporating experiencer data and philosophies on contact.

The key for the expansion and potential unification of this field is in collaboration with intention to keep the attention on asking better questions. Like Einstein claims, we cannot answer the questions with our own thinking, yet it is our option to be open to new thinking that allows the flow of information. Many have events where they speak things they did not understand prior to speaking about them in that moment. There is a conduit for information flow within us.

What does that have to do with the insatiable thirst for truth? That flow is what quenches the thirst. It’s like the elixir that resonates throughout our body/mind/spirit/soul to the degree of which we feel ‘electric’ or ‘energized’ or even ‘on fire’ with this discovery. That is the awakening of the conduit within us. It brings humility, not arrogance; compassion, not surreptitiousness. As curator and partial purveyor of profundities, we can all work together to restore order, the most profound truth of all.

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How Do We Qualify Ufology or Any Information?

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“How do we qualify Ufology information?”

How do we ‘vet’ the information and people providing it so that the quality is there; so that sense is made common?

It would seem that a consistent method for discerning or discovering truth, even if relative, would be available to the intentional seeker. Of course there are varying degrees of the depth of the quest for truth, from cursory to quantum, yet consistency is key. If we accept that we have built-in bullshit meters, then we can at least begin to discover them within our awareness.

What kind of tell-tale signs does ‘truth’ have in this, or any, environment? We pay too much attention to paper and not people, imho. People will show themselves to those who know how to look. When they do, believe them. Not necessarily what they say, but who they are and how they show up authentically. You don’t have to be an expert at micro-expressions. Truth has a ring to it, literally, though it’s an internal ring.

Perhaps truth, vibrationally speaking, is like a covalent bond where electrons are shared in a kind of quantum entanglement. The resonance of truth occurs in the receiver as well as the transmitter whether person, place or thing. Our bodies are both, so it would make sense that the reciprocal resonance is at least felt if not understood. We aren’t accustomed to relying on feelings or sensations, though. That’s where things get a little messy for a time while we explore and practice honing our skills.

There are certain characteristics we can count on, some external tests we can perform initially as we deploy our discernment tools. Until the inner tools are developed, the outer ones are most helpful as one is able to observe without attachment. Like the progress toward self-awareness, we must observe our intentions and distractions. Here’s some considerations from the works of Brent Cunningham on using the external… makes sense common.

POPULAR REASONS WHY PEOPLE BELIEVE
Before we take a look at what I think are the three essential tests for evaluating any truth-claims, let’s briefly look at some popular, but less than stellar reasons often used by people to test whether or not something is true—the claim and then a response:

1. Instinct — “It seems true to me.”
To this statement we must simply ask . . .
. . . Why?  What is guiding one’s instinctual ability to judge between competing truth-claims?
2. Feelings — “I like the feeling I get.” or “It feels right.”
. . . Can feelings be mistaken?
3. Wish fulfillment — “The God that I (want to) believe in would never send someone to hell.”
. . . Maybe not, but the God one wants to believe in may not be the God who actually exists.  We can never determine objective truth simply by what we want to be true.
4. Custom — “This is the way I / my family / my culture has always been.”
. . . Can they be mistaken?  What if one came from a Nazi background?
5. Popularity contest — “Well, ‘everyone’ believes it.”
. . . Again, can ‘everyone’ be wrong?  Counting noses is never a good means of determining truth.
6. Pragmatism — “It works for me, therefore it must be true.”
. . . However, almost anything can ‘work’ for a time.  Truth works overall.  For instance, a belief may ‘work’ at ridding oneself of guilt by denying it rather than absolving it.
7. Significance — “It gives my life meaning.”
. . . Is the meaning simply the result of wish-fulfillment or is it connected with reality?

Obviously, all of the above reasons for believing something to be true seem deficient and not the best tests to determine whether or not a truth-claim is really true (although, #s 6 & 7 do seem to be better candidates that #s 1-5).  Nevertheless, I think there are three criterion for testing truth-claims which, when used together, offer us the best chances of determining true beliefs.  Here they are.

internal coherence chart

1.  Internal Coherence — This is a test for rational consistency in ufology information.  This asks if a belief makes sense?  We need to determine whether beliefs are rationally consistent within themselves and in relation to others beliefs of one’s larger worldview.  Some beliefs are known to be self-referentially inconsistent, or self-defeating.  An example might be the belief that all “knowledge” is scientific knowledge.  This is obviously self-defeating because the belief itself is not a scientific statement.  Therefore, the belief dies by its own standard for knowledge.

Another way a belief can fail this test is when two beliefs are in contradiction with each other, meaning that at least one of the beliefs must be false.  So, we must ask if the beliefs hold together?  For example, if a person is a Naturalist (believing that human life is accidental, random, and without ultimate purpose), he cannot then introduce the belief that we have an objective moral obligation to treat another person justly or with kindness.

external vs internal correspondence

2.  External Correspondence — This test asks if a belief fits the facts of reality in ufology information.   Does it correspond to the real world?  Proposed truth-claims must have explanatory power, or the ability to give account for our experience of the world (whether it be history, science, psychology, human nature, etc.).  For instance, a worldview can be tested by its ability to explain cosmological questions like the origin of the universe; anthropological questions like the existence of minds and free will; moral questions like the existence of evil and our experience with guilt.

Further, the explanatory power of truth-claims should (a) be comprehensive in scope—able to explain more or better than alternative theories; (b) have predictive power—suggesting new evidence and problems; (c) have precision—accounting for more details; (d) be illuminating—integrating otherwise unrelated data; (e) avoid ad hoc hypotheses—functioning only to explain away counter-evidence; (f) be simple—not needlessly multiplying the basic concepts, assumptions, and principles of an explanation.

functional adequacy chart

3.  Functional Adequacy — This tests the livability of a truth-claim as a belief in ufology information.  Is it a viable belief “on the street”?  Does it work in real life?  Some views sound good on paper, but are proven false in the laboratory of life.  Consider an eastern guru who asserts that the physical world is an illusion, yet he still looks both ways before crossing the street.  A person cannot live out such an illusory belief of the world for very long (or he’ll be hit by a bus before long!).  Even more than that, a belief system must integrate one’s life.  It must incorporate and meet the deepest human needs.

SUMMARY
In evaluating the truth or falsity of  propositions/truth-claims/beliefs of ufology information, we must be sure to always look for three things: internal coherence (the logical), external correspondence (the factual), and functional adequacy (the livable).  For a belief to be true it must be meaningful, it must line up with the real world, and it must not only help us survive in daily life, but allow us to flourish.  Consequently, these are also the three areas in which our thinking can and does go wrong: logic, facts, and values.

APPLIED UNDERSTANDING

In the field of Ufology there is so much information that has no solid proof, no tangible substance, other than the ability to string what little facts we have into some kind of logical presentation. We all wish this was different, yet beyond the little credible and tangible material we have, much is still in the subjective realms of experiencers who are often bereft of the cognitive skills to manage, let alone interpret, their ‘contact’ events. 

Truth is discoverable, of course, yet we have to run it through all the tests for coherence, correspondence and adequacy. It has a resonance to it that meets all those standards, a measurable sensation within our array of receptors. Well-developed receptors have already been categorized and labeled as the ‘clair-alls’* of extra-sensory perception. We all have them but few actually use them, probably because of the ‘I want to believe’ factor within Ufology.

Consciousness – being awake and aware of our surroundings, not just sentience, is the prevailing discovery of the time. Consciousness in the sense of a connected awareness and experience of a greater theme in our lives, an experiential reality that bridges quantum (discrete) with the gross (whole). The resonance of both cohesion and coherence is what we can sense with the finer senses within our awareness. It is the challenge of accessing and practicing these senses that is our current challenge.

The constructs of reality also have significance, even if we don’t understand the laws or principles involved. For instance, The Triadic Dimensional-Distinction Vortical Paradigm is a metaparadigmatic model developed equally by Drs. Vernon Neppe and Edward Close. In essence, it demonstrates that consciousness, space and time are tethered together across 9 dimensions.

It would seem there is a singular or individuated consciousness that is distributed across dimensions yet capable of interacting with and observing each. The following video shares some important information relating to the topic, the process of integrating experiences and the options for consideration. It is an excerpt from an interview with Dr. Jeffrey Mishlove on New Thinking Allowed.

*FOR REFERENCE

Clair- Senses – (from: http://www.okinhealth.com/articles/10-clairsenses-intuition-emily-matweow)

Clair is a word describing types of clear sensitivity corresponding to our physical and intuitive senses. Clair begins words that name our intuitive abilities. The following are definitions of the various Clair Senses:

CLAIRCOGNIZANCE – INTUITIVE KNOWLEDGE – Clear knowledge is when a person has psychic knowledge without any physical explanation or reason. Claircognizance includes precognition and retro cognition – knowledge of the future and knowledge of the past. There are no restrictions as to what may be known with clear knowledge.

CLAIRVOYANCE – INTUITIVE VISION – The ability to see objects, actions, or events distant from the present without the use of eyes is called clairvoyance. It transcends time and space and may be a result of what is seen through the third eye (sometimes referred to as our mind’s eye) or the fourth eye.

CLAIRAUDIENCE – INTUITIVE AUDIO or HEARING – This is the ability to perceive sounds or words and extrasensory noise from sources broadcasting from the spiritual or ethereal realm. These tones exist beyond the reach of rational human experience and beyond the limitations of ordinary space and time. For example:

    • – sounds made by a person’s body;
    • – sounds made by living things;
    • – sounds made by nature;
    • – sounds made by man-made things;
    • – sounds made by interactions of the above; and
    • – ethereal sounds like voices of the dead, specters, or mystic music.

CLAIRSENTIENCE – INTUITIVE KNOWING BY FEELING – This refers to a person’s ability to acquire knowledge by feeling. A person who feels the vibration of other people, animals, and places is clairsentient. There are many degrees of clairsentience, ranging from the perception of thoughts and emotions in others to their illnesses and injuries. This ability differs from clairvoyance because the knowledge comes only from feeling in the body.

Clairsentience includes an individual feeling the physical and emotional pain of land where atrocities have happened; jealousy, insecurity, fear, or displeasure in others; or others’ physical pain.

CLAIRSALIENCE – INTUITIVE SMELL = Clairsalience, also known as clairscent or clairscentency, involves smelling a fragrance or odor of a substance, person, place, or animal not in one’s surroundings. These odors are perceived without the use of the physical nose and beyond the limitations of ordinary time and space.

CLAIRTANGENCY INTUITIVE KNOWING by TOUCHING – Clairtangency is psychometry. The clairtangent handles an object or touches something and in doing so knows information about the object or its owner or its history that was not known beforehand. Clairtangency can also apply to touching a living being.

CLAIRTACTION – INTUITIVE TOUCH – I introduce this label for a “new” unnamed Clair. I chose taction because it is an archaic word defined as “the act of touching or making contact.”

Clairtaction is the ability to sense being touched by a spiritual being or entity and the knowing of information about that spirit. Further, it includes a telekinetic-like ability to extend a touch to both physical and etheric entities in such a way that both the recipient and the psychic have awareness of the feeling. This means that the clairtactient may touch a person who is present or remote without physically touching him or her and the person being touched will, if aware enough, be able to identify where he or she is being touched and the nature of the touch.  It also means that the clairtactient can touch something ethereal with both purpose and awareness.

CLAIRGUSTANCE – INTUITIVE TASTE – Clear tasting involves being able to taste something without actually putting it into your mouth. It’s the perfect diet plan. 😉 A person who has clairgustance experiences tastes associated with events or people, memories or sensations often accompanied with clairsalience.

CLAIREMPATHY – INTUITIVE FEELING of EMOTION – Clairempathy is the ability to know people and their energies. A person who has clairempathy psychically experiences the thoughts or attitudes of a person, place, or animal and then feels the associated mental, emotional, physical, and/or spiritual results. The result of this clear empathetic experience may be a very physical response for the psychic in proportion to the psychic’s empathic sensitivity.

CLAIRELOQUENCE – INTUITIVE COMMUNICATING – Claireloquence is a second new Clair. It is the requirement to use precisely the right word or combination of words in order to accomplish a specific objective. Claireloquence connotes that it is the exact meaning of a word that is the result when it may in fact be the performative nature of the word or the exact phonology, or sound system, of the word to encode meaning that is the desired result. I believe that it can be either and both.

CLAIRESSENCE – INTUITIVE EMBODIMENT – Clairessence is a third new Clair I have come to understand and validate. It is the fundamental “Clair of all Clairs.” It is both the easiest and the most difficult to explain, for it is the Clair of Ascension; by the time we fully understand this Clair it will no longer be significant because we will be “it”.

The origin of clairessence is the point of origin of our nature. It is the mathematical and vibrational perfection with which all life was created. It is the ideal we seek to attain in the successful embodiment and integration of all of our senses within our rational and non-rational selves. It is the state we seek to return to – a state without distortion that is more refined, by virtue of experience, than when it was created.

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