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Consciousness Across Dimensions – Considerations of an Overactive Mind

Existing Dimensional Frameworks

We don’t really know, though I sense we can surmise that in the analysis of experiencer events, we can determine they occur across a plethora of worlds, a consideration of consciousness across dimensions, not necessarily all connected. It seems safe to say that the experiences are benign or benevolent, for the most part. FREE’s survey results would put those in the 1st standard deviation, 68% at least.

consciousness across dimensions - considerationsNeppe and Close, who have the most experiential relationship in their model based on my subjective experience, identify 9 dimensions where consciousness, time and space are tethered though it does not mention material planes, perhaps bringing in the first three. Smith’s material references a 12-dimensional framework with 4 sets of 3 field variants; electric, magnetic and tempic. How consciousness works is a mystery still.

I grok what Smith refers to in the ‘nothingness.’ I wonder if there is indeed an order of nature we haven’t fully understood as natural order in the universal consciousness emerging in us now. The Urantia Book calls it the Unqualified Absolute, I believe, and views might be different, though it’s definitely consistent with the Void. It’s possible there is a relationship to spin or understanding available when we discover more about the point of consciousness and its attending fields. This is the beginning of accessing consciousness across dimensions.

Misunderstandings

Our foible and folly is in seeking to qualify instead of understanding the nature of qualification. Smith alludes to it in referencing ‘spin’ and lines of force (electric, magnetic and tempic) affecting materialization. It makes sense in reference to the star-tetrahedron as well, considering a third vertical spin not referenced in most depictions. Perhaps this is a primer…

consciousness across dimensions Several years ago I witnessed three, what appeared to be, tubes of rainbow sparkled light flowing in one direction in perfect symmetry. I was mesmerized. As I watched the three one-directional flows became two-directional, then split into six with spins opposite yet not interfering with each other. The spin increased and eventually the sphere flattened out though a bubble still remained in the center, looking like the saucer-shaped craft. I’ve heard similar images called a Merkabah craft. It did precede an incredible journey that four of us shared.

Brining it back to earth and in body, I believe the corpus collasum to be a hidden gem we need to understand a little more, as  the relayer between spheres. I wonder if it goes deeper; that our capacity for greater consciousness and higher awareness is contingent upon understanding the membrane as a switchboard of sorts, and that when the right connections are made (usually by altering an existing neuropathway with a ‘change’ by choice), we garner access to a ‘higher,’ more sensitive, level of consciousness. Lipton’s work seems to edify this concept.

Consciousness Across Dimensions

How that applies spans the dimensional framework, as we are dealing with a number of styles and types of contact. Considering we’re built to learn, the introduction of this array of experience tends to indicate we’re in process of a greater awakening, consistent with the tales of transcendence. There’s still something I don’t think we’ve realized, yet. This is the revealing, the apocalypse we’ve been anticipating, imho. It’s all about a greater level of communication.

Consciousness across dimensionsWe don’t necessarily consider that people from elsewhere may or may not be able to communicate across their own dimensional divides, although by and large benign if not beneficent in nature across the gamut toward humans. The FREE surveys indicate this kind of relationship may exist based on the variety of experiencer reports, or so it seems to me considering the bell curve. I wonder if our physical forms give us the advantage of spanning the gamut of dimensional frameworks and that’s why so many lifeforms, across dimensions, are interested in our sustainability.

I wonder if the sequestrations have also affected the inner development, simply because it’s natural to ask deeper questions during times of travesty or personal trauma. This also has a ‘field’ effect on the thoughtmosphere and greater distribution of intelligent response, simply because the questions are being asked. Klauss Schwab, in his recent book COVID-19: The Great Reset, asks the question: Are we going to become more compassionate and kind as a result?

The Apocalypse – Unveiling

In order to evolve a consciousness across dimensions, empathy has to be considered a foundational pillar, right? It would seem to accompany and internally promote the switch from Profit over People to People and Planet over Profit as part of the Great Reset. It would seem to accompany the development of the individual and collective as a result of the various types of contact and the synergistic effect on human and planetary evolution toward a Type 1 Civilization.

The evolution of a Planetary Civilization with such capacity as to begin to understand the relationship of consciousness across dimensions is limitless in scope, though time is certainly a factor. However, according to Smith’s recounting, time is a measurement of the change in entropy. What if we understood natural law better and began applying that understanding strategically in our lives and world? What would increasing the rate of change in entropy do especially considering the notion of greater order?

Truth has no agenda. Service has no politics. Exopolitics need to include the scope of possible nuances and the possibility that all of these races we’re encountering may not have any relationship with each other, dimensionally, and be as unaware as we are of them until we have a moment of attention placed upon us by the attention of another, more aware, entity. Perhaps the CE-5 and similar protocols others may use will guide us toward greater understanding sooner than later.

These are some considerations of a bigger picture. Ought we ask bigger questions? What spills out sometimes takes me for a ride, too, so I hope at least some of the above connects.

What are your thoughts?

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Paradox in the Panoply of Perception

A New Time, A New Way

The bridging of worlds and embracing harmony happens through attention, intention and action. Paradox becomes understanding. It really isn’t all that difficult or mystical, just folks refuse to be accountable for how they feel and think, or question whether it is desirable or undesirable in the cosmic playing field of consciousness.

Belief systems are pounded into us from childhood and are largely based on ‘fitting in’ to a society built on supposed religious tenets, yet the obvious conditions we see in public now are just the opposite. Loving one another appears to be unacceptable; a paradox. This is what puzzles our visitors, how we can be so primitive still.

Paradox: Entropy is the guiding force in physics, but is it true?

There is a natural order that defies what we’ve previously thought about entropy, and, from the central core of our being there is no polarization. Everything is indeed ONE.

How does that ‘oneness’ reflect in our outer activities?

Negentropy is the notion of the movement toward natural order and it begins with an internal perspective, not an external one. This creates the inner/outer paradox.

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I’ve listened, researched and studied many theories. My queries have most often been about understanding not theorizing. It’s an internal approach instead of an intellectual one, where the access to consciousness is available.

Thinking our way through a system built on vibration isn’t working. Earth science/physics primarily focuses on entropy in the outer world, neglecting to include it’s counterpart of negentropy in the inner world. It’s certainly a paradox. Universal science, it’s laws and order, is apparently up for review to those who peer inward now.

We have to explore and feel/sense our way through the system (holistic by nature) and let the understanding emerge or emote from within. Most folks haven’t got a clue how to do that. They are uncomfortable with vulnerability and fearful of suspending belief systems in order to actually test them for validity.

Love, indeed, is an action. Fear and love can coexist in the world for only so long before the conflicts need to be resolved and an evolution of our planetary civilization takes place. We’ve faced with that today and there is no ‘fast’ way through the transition, even though we’ve conditioned ourselves to ‘breakthrough’ experiences… even in the drive thru.

I’m used to playing the outlier role, presenting points that are perplexing as well as profound. I love the process as it is quite inspiring for me. Whether other folks can grasp the intensity of the discoveries may not be relevant. I can’t live my life according to the dictates of others, nor should you. Right? We have to know and, it is said, the truth shall set us free.

paradoxWhat kind of paradox do you have?

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Vast Active Living Intelligence System

Sci-Fi or Potential Reality

VALIS (Vast Active Living Intelligence System) was introduced by Philip K. Dick as a science fiction novel. VALIS was a satellite that was part of a network across the galaxy interacting with other intelligent life. It was literally a Vast Active Living Intelligence System designed to target and communicate with certain people. The interaction, much like contact experiences and ETI communications, caused an evolution of consciousness which threatened the status quo. Sounds familiar, huh?

Published in 1981, its affects can be seen throughout the consciousness movement and ufology as well. Dick was known for Blade Runner, Total Recall and The Minority Report among others. His insight and inspiration, much like The Exegesis of Philip K. Dick, provides things all to close to the theme today; aspiring experiencers desiring to learn how to work as one. It makes one wonder just how connected Dick was, so parallel to what many are experiencing as real.

Perhaps the Black Knight might have been his inspiration as well. What is absolutely true is this vast active living intelligence system is a reality within humans and other species. It is another description of the ‘cosmic’ consciousness paradoxically self-directed yet so intricately symbiotic with people, planet and posterity. As we increase the knowledge base, internal and external, the capacity for cognition and collaboration in concert rises.

Vast Active Living Intelligence System of Earth

What ever the communication device, religion or revelation, the consistency across fields of study could be leading us toward an increased capacity for planetary management, too. Why does that make a difference or should we care? What does that have to do with UFOs or their inhabitants; visitors from afar with confusing methods of communication toward humans? They don’t appear to communicate in ways we are accustomed, yet there are volumes of material, direct experiences, where messages are shared an no regression necessary to retrieve.

The excitement over the recent disclosure and discovery being shared with the general public seems anti-climatic, though. It’s a new news cycle for many that haven’t been following the fray and are aware of the dichotomy of experiencer vs researcher in the Ufology community. In the Tao of Ufology, if there were one, the two have distinct yet equal value in moving us all forward. The challenge comes in sifting through the onslaught of information and finding consistent value, something that leads us toward making our own world better and receptive to future engagement of Extraterrestrials in whatever style we can collectively perceive.

Individuals and entities, organizations and others, are often obfuscated by the marauders in the media and within the fray, perhaps well-intentioned at times yet certainly adding to the frustration within the Ufology community and beyond. The added complexity of current environmental and political world affairs not only increases the importance of communication, it requires us to rethink our methodology and purpose for it. We know ‘they’ (various races in yet undetermined alliances and numbers) are indeed here and actively engaging many.

Human Intelligence Systems

The types and styles of engagement vary as well, leaving a certain nebulous notion that we are somehow vulnerable to outside influences or unintended engagement; victims of circumstance. Attempts are being made to access, organize and sift through similarities of experiencers that hopefully will offer some consistent experiences, themes and/or vulnerabilities within our individual and collective belief systems. The information age is leading us toward practical and pragmatic concerns beyond religious or superstitious separative tendencies.

What are we really looking for in our quest? What do we want to understand? The list is large and all-consuming to many explorers, researchers and those deemed ‘experts’ in the field. The amount of activity and interest is growing, but who or what leads the way? The ‘field’ is certainly not unified as major divisions seem to be present between materialists and contact activists. Admittedly, the challenge of bridging that divide seems endless with science and speculation vying for attention.

Let’s step in the way-back machine for just a moment, shall we? What did we have or know early on that has been lost or ignored, rejected or unimportant in view of today’s technology? Below is some old footage of George Adamski’s from the early 1960s. Obviously in poor shape, it still offers evidence of how craft movements defy known physics then. The craft looks very similar to Billy Meier’s photos and video. Disclosure and discrediting seem inextricably linked.

Future Foundations for ETI Interaction

Fast forward to today, some 60 years later, and the expansion of the parameters of ufology to now include matters of consciousness, not just craft or physical evidence. Certainly, those behind the scenes and beyond public purview have information, volumes of it no doubt. Just what that information is may or may not be as detailed or expansive as many believe. It is conceivable that experiencers might have more information pertinent to the future of the field or even add to the information already gathered, if we only knew what it is.

The Edgar Mitchell Foundation for Extraterrestrial Encounters (FREE’s near-original name) began public surveys of ‘contactees’ or ‘experiencers’ as they are now being called. It’s hard to say just how valid the information will be determined to be, yet thousands have taken the surveys. The results are contained in the book Beyond UFOs, along with several papers written by Board Members. FREE’s co-founder, Rey Hernandez, has embarked on a next-level exploration of non-human intelligence with noted PhDs and others in the field of consciousness.

In the face of advancing interest and organizations vying for attention and money for research, it might be prudent to consider how we choose to view appropriate development. How humanity is served is as important as any technological advancements. Arguments over this or that evidence seems counterproductive to the larger picture of engagement and the future of Earth and humanity.

The Road Less Traveled

So far, for whatever reason, the level of engagement has been cursory at best when it comes to interaction with non-human races. We really don’t know where they are from or when, according to the lack of evidence and information to date, let alone who and why. Their choice, not ours. Why? How can we adjust? What do we need to do to prepare the way for open communication at least? These seem to be more important questions. How would a vast active living intelligence system answer them? How might we discern?

The safety and security of Earth is surely a concern, just as each nation has security issues with foreigners from other nations or worlds. A good look at the past might indicate what we can expect in the future. Beyond the anomalous stories of malevolent intent, there are no obvious signs of danger from other worlds. Suspicions are like superstitions that knowledge and wisdom eliminate over time. It is nearly impossible for a race that is suspicious toward one another to pause for unknown, apparently benign or beneficent, races to emerge safely.

Considering the nature of most contact experiences being telepathic, listening to more than an individual is not beyond the scope of possibility. What would our collective ‘thoughtmosphere’ offer to a race or races of highly advanced beings? After so many re-runs, somebody needs to turn off the TV. Our collective image via our own transmissions of radio, TV and thought is less than hospitable at present. We’re obsessed with violence throughout our passive entertainment choices, whether sports, movies, television shows or video games.

The scope of available opportunities for communication seems endless when we consider the non-linear and non-local nature of such, not to mention telepathic, yet the percentile of folks that can even think about or are engaged by off-planet races is minuscule at best. Common sense would offer that such folk would become objects of scrutiny with a loss of freedom to boot. That would be an inappropriate response, yet still too real at this time. Where will it go?

Perhaps there is a Giver of Data, like VALIS, or some other prevailing consciousness that is always ON and delivering messages as recipients become available. There is a growing number of ufologists that are exploring how frequency comes into play with ‘downloads’ or other kinds of communication. We don’t really have the material technology to determine that at present. However, the notion of frequency and/or frequency response does warrant consideration.

It’s conceivable that our rise to the level of a Type I civilization on the Kardashev scale would include certain advances in both brain and consciousness integration as well as material sciences and technology. Dr. Kaku seems to agree with those notions and more. The similarities between code-driven virtual environments, brain-mind capability and binary systems is incredible and the impetus of ZERO to ONE – Making Our Way Toward a Conscious Civilization, accessing that vast active living intelligence system of our own. The book started as a chapter for FREE’s next volume, requested by Rey Hernandez, and answering three questions and prompted more consideration beyond the page limitation for the chapter.

vast active living intelligence systemThe author demonstrates that there is a huge space for our civilization and human intelligence to evolve by showing his personal experiences of interacting with advanced intelligence and his lifetime exploration of human nature, cosmology, UFOlogy, and the modalities of experiencing the paranormal powers with like-minded people.

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Why No Quality UFO Video?

alienanimation19WHY DOES UFO INTELLIGENCE DENY EXPERIENCERS QUALITY VIDEO DOCUMENTATION OF CLOSE ENCOUNTERS?

Joseph Burkes MD 2014

For over 20 years I have witnessed numerous UFOs in the course of fieldwork with contactee networks. Twenty years ago in the fall of 1994 UFO intelligence revealed to me the mechanism by which they create “hologram” like visual displays with anomalous “shooting stars” that were linked to consciousness and appeared repeatedly in the exact same spot at our request.

Each individual sighting of what was thought at first to be just a “meteor” had the exactly the same characteristics as the previous “shooting star.” Not only was their location in the sky identical, but they also had the same brightness, color, duration, angle of descent and length of trail. Amazingly each stereotypic visual display occurred seconds after we made the verbal request for them to appear.If UFO intelligence can create stereotypic illusions of “shooting stars,” then what we call “flying saucers” might also be “holographic” like projections. The significance of this proposition should not be underestimated.

What I suggesting is that the entire belief system based on the ET hypothesis for UFOs is being facilitated by the same mechanism. Some flying saucers rather than being understood as “objects” would be better described as technologically mediated illusions. This explanation is what I call the “Virtual Experience Hypothesis.” (For more details see the November 15th FB posting on the Contact Underground page. It is titled “DOES UFO INTELLIGENCE “HOAX” ENCOUNTERS FOR EXPERIENCERS?”

Despite raising the specter that some sightings of UFOs are illusions, I have no doubt flying saucers can be very physical and likely represent craft manufactured by an advanced non-human technology.

Consider the following

UFOs can be picked up on multiple radar devices while being seen by multiple witnesses.

They can trigger undeniable physical effects such as causing a large aircraft to shake violently when they rapidly pass by at very close range.

Please understand I am not saying that all flying saucers are anomalous visual displays created by UFO intelligence. I am asserting that some are physical objects, presumably “craft” and others, perhaps even most, are illusions. In my experience it is difficult for most observers to tell the difference between the two.

Although some sightings are physical objects, nevertheless the Steven Spielberg “Close Encounters of the Third Kind” types of images are seldom if ever videotaped by UFO witnesses. If such events are recorded, CGI technology for many puts their authenticity into question.

It seems to me that the intelligence responsible for UFOs doesn’t allow quality videos to be obtained except under perhaps the most unusual circumstances. Why is this so?

I worked with Dr Greer’s Center for the Study of Extraterrestrial Intelligence from 1992 to 1998. For over five years I was the leader of a Close Encounters of the Fifth Kind contact team in Southern California. I also did fieldwork with the Hispanic contactee network called “Rama” in 1995. 2004, 2006 and 2009.

During many of our field investigations we had UFO sightings, but the quality documentation that we wanted to promote our contact work, recruit new activists and effectively silence the self-styled debunkers and media shrills was denied us again and again.

GULF BREEZE

From 1992 to 1994 four major encounters took place involving Dr Greer’s investigative teams. In only one of these events was quality videos obtained. This was in Gulf Breeze Florida in March of 1992 when two independent video photographers filmed three or four saucer shaped UFOs. Regular photographs using film were acquired during that amazing encounter as well. There were over 40 witnesses present.
FOR A BRIEF VIDEO OF THAT HISTORIC ENCOUNTER.https://vimeo.com/49694935

SOUTHERN ENGLAND

In July of 1992 a large brilliantly illuminated disc shaped craft approached Dr Greer’s team in the crop circle region of Southern England. It only did so however while a strong rainstorm was taking place that prevented photographic documentation.. This highly significant encounter was showcased on an episode of the Fox TV show “Sightings” that aired in January of 1993. On that episode two of the witnesses present described signaling that occurred between a large disc hovering in a field and Dr Greer’s team. There were three witnesses to this event, but again no video.

VOLCANIC ZONE NEAR MEXICO CITY

In Mexico at the base of Popocatepetl Volcano I was present on Feb 1, 1993 when a large triangular shaped UFO signaled with powerful lights at the CSETI team at it distance of less than three hundred meters. Suddenly all the camera equipment stopped functioning. This included a video camera, a 35 mm SLR camera, and a spring activated “Brownie” inexpensive type of camera. As soon as the UFO departed and disappeared behind the Volcano, all cameras functioned normally. There were five witnesses present but no objective documentation of the event was obtained.
LINK TO MY REPORT ON THIS ENCOUNTER
http://www.ufoevidence.org/documents/doc235.htm

LOS MITRES MOUNTAINS

In December of 1994 in Los Mitres Mountains of Northern Mexico a CSETI team witnessed a large saucer sitting on the side of a mountain. It was so close that the witnesses were reportedly able to see humanoid beings move along the outside of the craft. However the encounter was only able to reach this high level of contact after the CSETI leader Dr Greer and his assistant Ms Shari Adamiak agreed not to film the encounter after allegedly receiving telepathic communication from UFO intelligence requesting that no photography should be attempted. There were five witnesses present and no photographic documentation was obtained.
LINK FOR A FULL REPORT BY MS SHARI ADAMIAK http://new.cseti.org/…/178-art-close-encounters-of-the-5th-…

RECORD OF LOST OPPORTUNITIES

This historic record of lost opportunities indicates that the intelligence responsible for the UFO phenomenon does not easily cooperate with investigators to obtain quality objective electronic video and still film documentation during close encounters. In my opinion this is especially vexing considering the presumably cooperative relationship that contact networks have with UFO intelligence. Why is this so?

Decades of speculative deliberation have come up with a number of wild notions. None are very satisfying. Here are a few.

THE “ET” MASTER PLAN SCENARIO

UFO intelligence is following a long-term master plan that carefully modulates the level of contact that is most conducive for achieving their objectives.

If convincing videos were made available with multiple credible witnesses present during the filmings, this might lead to a precipitous realization that mankind is not alone with devastating effects on the belief systems that hold our planet together.

Stock markets could crash.

Fanatical new religions worshiping “space gods” might sprout up everywhere.

Fundamentalists might attack UFO experiencers as being the “Army of Satan. “

Militarists would call for trillions to be spent on space-based weapons to protect us from an “alien invasion” while enriching their corporate patrons.
This is just a short list.

ETs MIGHT HAVE A DIFFERENT BIOLOGICAL CLOCK

The “ETs” themselves might represent races of beings that as individuals live several hundred years. What seems to us an agonizing delay in getting documentation might be a very short time for them. For all we know “they” the so-called “visitors” have been here for thousands of years watching us and slowly revealing their presence in a gradual fashion.

In conclusion UFO observers, both the first time witness and long term experiencers, whether they be “contactees” or abductees,” are being denied quality video. This is because UFO intelligence has in my opinion deliberately prevents us from doing so, perhaps for some of the reasons discussed above.

This state of affairs in my view is not set in stone. Despite the challenges for both novice UFO witnesses and those who have been singled out for repeated sightings as “experiencers,” efforts to obtain quality video documentations of flying saucers must go on.

The possibility exists that in some time in the not too distant future, UFO Intelligence will ratchet up the level of interactions with humanity. Under improved conditions for communication and contact, they might be willing to grant opportunities for obtaining quality videos of UFOs.

A BOLD PLAN WHOSE TIME MAY COME

Imagine the following scenario. In an attempt to break the media “UFO truth embargo,” dozens of contact teams plan a world wide interactive event. Of course this can only be attempted with the strong support of flying saucer intelligence. Contact activists send an invitation to the ETs whose appearance is requested at designated fieldwork sites around the globe. Once on location the saucers allow themselves to be filmed and via Internet steaming video the whole world is watching.

“This is Impossible!” one might reasonably say. For now it is “impossible.” But in a decade or perhaps a generation, what seems like a wild scenario could become reality. To get this level of cooperation between UFO intelligence and those contact activists who are engaging the alleged “ETs” there would have to be far more openness and equality in the human/non-human relationship. This is a goal of the international networks of contactees that I have labeled the “Contact Underground.”

PERSEVERE!

My advice to my fellow UFO enthusiasts is that we will just have to be patient. Advances are being made in terms of less expensive quality night vision equipment as well as technology that might allow easier live uplinks to the Internet. This technology could be utilized by UFO Intelligence and contact workers to stage a live “People’s Disclosure “ event.

This is important because the UFO presence, especially if it turns out to be ET in nature, in my opinion threatens “the powers that be.” This includes the military, economic and political establishments of our planet. I believe that their opposition to acknowledging the reality of UFOs makes impossible both any official investigation of the phenomenon or their successfully achieving meaningful communication with UFO intelligence.

OUR BIRTH RIGHT

In a certain sense it is the responsibility of the people of the planet to develop a sustainable more open relationship with the alleged “ETs.” This will likely be achieved without any authority granting us “permission” to do so. As one who for over twenty years has promoted this campaign of human initiated contact, I believe such a mission is humanity’s birthright. No power on Earth should try to stop us from developing this important relationship.

2014 IUFOC Recap

iufocThe 33rd International UFO Congress was February 12 – 16. It’s the largest conference of its kind in the world. The International UFO Congress is an organization in Arizona dedicated to the dissemination of information related to many areas in Ufology. It was established in 1991 and hosts an annual conference. While previously held in Laughlin, Nevada, the conference moved to the Phoenix, Arizona area in 2011.

The IUFOC features presentations given by authors, researchers, experts, enthusiasts, and those who have witnessed paranormal or anomalous phenomena from all over the world. It also provides a forum to discuss the experiences and findings. This week long event usually has over thirty speakers, a film festival, vendors, and experiencer sessions. Topics generally covered are alien abduction, UFO sightings, UFO crashes, crop circles, paranormal experiences, government conspiracy and much more.

This is probably the premier UFO-focused event in the world. John Rao and crew really do it up right. We’ve reported on the Open Minds team earlier. The quality of the venue, the quality of the mini-events within the IUFOC, like the EBE Awards, the Mixer and Dinner and the Sky Watch are all top notch. If you ever get the opportunity to attend, it will be one of the best experiences you’ll have of meeting folks that come from all over the world who are interested in or have experiences with UFOs.

We did manage to have conversations with many of the speakers and vendors during the event. We even got a few on video endorsing UfologyPRSS, including Ben Hansen, Dr. Lynne Kitei and Kim Carlsberg. We are truly appreciative of their support. Click on the video below for all the endorsements. We know it will help us continue to grow. We also want to express our appreciation for the folks at Open Minds and their exquisite production of the International UFO Congress.

The nature of the UFO phenomena covers a plethora of possibilities. There is as much consideration for conspiracy as there is for objectivism, regardless of Ayn’s introduction. Does our government really have involvement with other worlds? Some say yes and some say no, but we really do not know for sure. What would it matter, anyway?  Is there something that our government could offer the public as some kind of gesture in disclosure? Perhaps the revelation of the off-planet visitors is simply that we need to learn to get along. That alone is more challenging now than any engagements with extraterrestrials.

There were some new folks speaking at the IUFOC this year including Kawaunee Lapseritis, speaking about psychic Sasquatches; Mike Clelland, speaking on Owls and synchronicity regarding contact experiences; and David Marlen, who spoke on the triangular-shaped craft that frequents our skies. Some of the old favorites were there as well, including Steven Bassett, Patty Greer, Rob Simone and Dr. John Alexander. The former hopes for government disclosure, the latter doesn’t think the government knows much at all.

One of the highlights of the festivities was Ben Hansen’s hosting of the Sky Watch on Friday evening. Ben has been a popular figure since the Fact or Faked television show and is now representing Night Vision Ops, an inexpensive line of night vision equipment. It was reported by some that later that night there was a mysterious UFO that hovered over the location for some time. You might search the web for them.

DonWare

If you’ve been to any of the IUFOC events over the years, you will have noticed Don Ware, who consistently brings interesting bits of information to share. Don has been a regular for as long as we can remember. He combines his understanding of Ufology with tidbits from the Urantia Book. Speaking of, this was the first year the Urantia Foundation was part of the festivities and their books were flying out the door. Maybe there is a new source of information that Ufologists haven’t explored yet.

Although the gathering draws attention from all over the world, there hasn’t been much ‘new’ news in decades regarding the phenomena. There does seem to be a bit more of an inquiry into the possibility of extraterrestrials living among us, though. There was a lively discussion between several fellows one evening, patrons and another ‘regular,’ that included a few retirees – detective, human resource manager and an engineer. We overheard them discussing the possibilities of ETs living among us and what that might be like, especially if the ET didn’t know they were and grew up as an orphaned human with a penchant for discovering his or her lineage. We’ll see what develops.