Rethinking the Extraterrestrial
Strange “paranormal” occurrences have been a recurring motif for as long as man has philosophized. From the countless religious accounts of higher and lower dimensional beings, extra-sensory perceptions, and the like – to modern studies in parapsychology, and the research community considered as “ufology,” humankind has always abundantly speculated about the abilities and experiences beyond the basic comprehensions. Furthermore, they have done so with good reason. While there is always a great deal of information “fluff” to these stories (ie: the legends that are created from firsthand accounts), modern research into paranormal motifs like the “Mothman,” the non-human “Men In Black” entities, and indeed even monuments like the Great Pyramid bring about questions that seem to beg answers in the realm of the inexplicable.
Is it really as simple as an “Ancient Aliens” theory? Are there really “extraterrestrials” visiting us from other planets throughout the cosmos, abducting human beings and mutilating cattle, genetically tampering with human DNA, and making secret deals with earth governments? Are these earth governments, like the US, really sitting on massive caches of classified documents revealing evidence of the ET, that are just waiting to have their lids blown wide open? Or is this undeniable thread in human experience a much more nuanced, misunderstood, and possibly metaphysical experience?
To some this comparison between metaphysics and ufology might seem a bit fantastical and outlandish, but interestingly enough, this was the ideal maintained by Jack Parsons of Jet Propulsion Labs, which later publicly dove-tailed into NASA as it is known today. While producing groundbreaking scientific material at JPL, Parsons was a practitioner of the esoteric order of Thelema, and was close friends with not only L. Ron Hubbard, but Aleister Crowley as well (detailed in the book, “Sex and Rockets: The Occult World of Jack Parsons” by John Carter.)
To the surprise of many people, it is actually a significantly documented matter of record that the UFO phenomenon has always had the roots of its promulgation within the Government Intelligence agencies, and the wealthy elitists that fund these agencies by proxy. Case in point: The “Rockefeller Initiative” of the early 1990’s, during the Clinton Administration. The Rockefeller Initiative served as a little publicized but highly influential pull by Laurence S. Rockefeller to “pressure” the Clinton Administration into disclosing the alleged classified information about the UFO phenomenon. The subsequent declassifications made by the Clinton Administration were influential in the development of the modern ufology community, and if this were not suspicious enough: the so-called “Father of the UFO Disclosure Movement,” Dr. Steven Greer, has consistently gone on record advocating his relationship to Laurence Rockefeller and the Rockefeller Initiative. Greer fully acknowledges a corporate industrial take-over of modern society, predominated by a wealthy group of elitists (like the Rockefellers) that can be demonstrated by following the money trail – but Greer claims that Laurence is “one of the good guys.” Among Greer, there are dozens more prominent UFO researchers that were directly spurred by the Rockefeller Initiative and served as foundations in the field, such as Dr John Gibbons, Dr. Ron Pandolfi, Webster Hubbell, a variety of senators and representatives, and so forth.
And then there are the other “Advocates of UFO Disclosure” like former Canadian Prime Minister of Defense, Paul Hellyer, and his outspoken statements about ET communication with humans. This is treated by the ufology community as if Canada has held some reputation as a paragon of truth. On the contrary, it has always played a clear and distinct role as an asset in US foreign policy, which sets a poor precedent, to say the least.
The list could, unfortunately, even go on from here, with all the “former” Navy and other Intelligence officials “whistleblowing” their knowledge about ET’s that they learned while serving high ranks in the military. Meanwhile, while the UFO phenomenon is promulgated endlessly by Hollywood and mainstream “news sources” like the History Channel and onward, the US has seen a converse and unprecedented spike in its crackdown on government whistleblowers. Granted, a large portion of these UFO whistleblowers were coming out with information while this crackdown was still being cooked up – but if the UFO phenomenon was such a grand and well-kept secret, wouldn’t there be a much heavier enforcement on all these so-called UFO-whistleblowers, even the ones from the past?
This is, of course, not to suggest that the US government has never harassed civilian eye-witnesses to UFO/ET’s, but that the US government often does not seem to go after these officials on the matter – and they tend to only question the civilians. This cannot be taken as a black-and-white, blanket statement – and again, this is not to suggest that the UFO/ET motif is entirely fictitious, but that it has been directly cultivated to serve as a research community of half-truths and limited understandings.
So when researchers like David Wilcock are making claims like “Humans got fiber-optic technology from the Roswell crash,” how literally can these statements be taken? As great as these ideas sound, they should be heavily speculated.
For those unfamiliar with the concept of US Military Intelligence making direct and long-term efforts to mislead the ufology community, the story of Richard Doty and Paul Bennewitz from the 1980’s is recommended for research. A heavily documented case that has been covered in compelling documentaries like Mirage Men, Richard Doty, a military intelligence operative, was essentially tasked with promoting fantastical and untrue ideas/theories about ET communication with governments, to Mr. Paul Bennewitz. Doty received this strange line of work from his government officials because Bennewitz, a highly skilled satellite communications technician and technical handyman, began snooping through the private radio broadcasts of Kirtland Airforce Base in New Mexico. Long-story-short, Bennewitz subsequently stumbled onto talk and eventually sightings of some highly classified government aerial technology, and since Bennewitz was an avid UFO conspiracy theorist, he began theorizing as such right away. Unfortunately for Bennewitz, his downfall was contacting the Air Force base in order to be a “good American” about his UFO findings. This is where Richard Doty came in.
While the jury is certainly not out yet, it seems that the most likely explanation for modern UFO sightings can very heavily be attributed to the sighting of highly advanced and suppressed government technology – and this likely includes lots of drones.
Perhaps you thought that the History Channel was giving you the key to ancient esoteric philosophy…?
As far as the entire “Ancient Aliens” theory goes, the jury is not out on this one, either. But, articulated by researchers like Graham Hancock, a person does not need a grand conclusion of extraterrestrials traveling interstellar distances to Earth in order to explain the pyramids – and a person certainly does not need the laughable mainstream Egyptology explanations either. Hancock and other researchers in his field of “Alternative History” propose the general idea (highlighted with different reasons by different researchers but with a cohesive body of evidence) for a formerly highly technologically sophisticated human society that far predated Egypt, which gave rise to Plato’s and others’ ancient tales of Atlantis (called other names in other accounts). While this does seem like the biggest conspiracy of all time with a lot more work to be done on the matter, it legitimately stands as a much taller theory than the “ancient alien” ideas or even the mainstream ideas of a primitive slave-labor production of the pyramids with pulley-systems (as research today shows the convoluted nature of mainstream Egyptology; see RA Schwaller de Lubicz).
As a final assessment, the comparison between the UFO phenomenon and religious experience is brought to consideration once more. From rituals like praying, all the way to the pentagram or the Kabbalistic Tree of Life, metaphysics has always been predominantly interested in understanding higher dimensions and the entities that are said to inhabit these places. Shamanic experiences during meditations that lead to encounters with angels and demons seem to be oftentimes very reminiscent of some modern-day ET encounters, and even more comparative are the links between psychedelic compounds and spiritual experiences, and the modern-day equivalence between psychedelics and ET’s that is peddled by many people today.
There certainly does seem to be a true phenomenology to some UFO and ET accounts, and researchers like John Keel are some of the best testaments to this. However, the research into the UFO community, in contrast to esoteric/occult philosophy of Natural Law, bears many overt fallacies and misconceptions. Seeing as how esoteric philosophy has been around for thousands of years, and ufology largely seems to be a product of government intelligence, the choice doesn’t seem very difficult. However, the overall difference between mainstream religion and occult principles of Natural Law should be specified as different concepts. People seeking deeper understanding of the world through either religion or ufology might be better suited looking to these esoteric principles instead.
This is, of course, not without its pitfalls either, as the theories of “archontic alien mind control” are rampant on the internet, and serve as a possible interpretation of the Gnostic Nag Hammadi Scrolls. While this is a tale for another time, it should be stated that there ultimately appears to be varying, nuanced shades of truth and lies in any given statement. The real trouble is sorting through it all.
The ETs, the Harvesting of Souls & the Sanskrit Texts
In the March 27, 2013 post on Ancient Origins website, William Bramley author of 'Gods of Eden' has said:
"Based upon some of the Ancient Astronaut evidence, the Great Flood legend, and the UFO evidence connected to the Black Death, my guess was that the ETs' solution would be another annihilation of humans... Such annihilation might be in connection with their creation of a new version of Homo sapiens that is more compatible with the ETs to replace us, just as custodial ETs had reportedly done in pre-history to create the current version of homo sapiens..."
This intriguing conjecture portends the end of a Cycle of Time, which leads to the fear-loaded question of the Harvesting of Souls. The archaic phrase 'harvesting of souls' is in fact specious, wrong and misleading. There is only the One. There is only one Soul. We all share the same Soul, the Oneness.
“I am the same in all beings.” [Bhagavad Gita IX.29]
We exist individually as spirit or astral bodies that transmigrate, moving from one material body to another by the law of magnetism. Like attracts like. Our actions, thoughts and consciousness create the subtle or spirit body over hundreds of life times. In Sanskrit the subtle body is called the SHARIRA. Seers and psychics can easily see this body and read its condition.
The word harvesting is also misleading. No one can ‘take’ you or make you do anything unless you yourself have generated a consciousness that resonates with a particular force, a waveform that would then magnetize you into its similar frequency. Therefore a deeper understanding of the mechanics of this process will relieve you of fear and help you to realize why it is imperative to generate a high consciousness at every moment.
The Subtle Body
As you incarnate in Time and Space, you build a subtle body - also termed as the spirit or astral body. In Kashmir Shaivism is it called the puryashtaka rupa[Sanskrit]. Like the physical body, the subtle body contains a complex nervous system.
These "nerve currents are called Hita Nadis [Sanskrit] and they are very fine in structure, finer than even the thousandth part of a hair. Through these very fine, subtle nerve currents pass the serum of the essence of the human individual…” [Brihadaranyaka Upanishad, translated with commentaries by Swami Krishnananda and available online].
These subtle nerves store the impressions of our lives and our thoughts. Every thought, every experience is stored in this the subtle body that carries our individual consciousness from one life to another. This individuality is only a temporal 'appearance' for beneath all forms of multiplicity is the One, the eternal Real.
It is this aggregate, this cumulative consciousness that determines our next incarnation. Inevitably, inexorably we become that which our actions and thoughts, our own individual consciousness has self-created, self-generated. We alone are responsible. We are drawn to the external holographic manifestations of our own thoughts. There is no one to blame. It is all our doing. We are each a portion of the Oneness playing in Time and Space — like everyone else.
The eternal, imperishable, immutable Oneness assumes a temporal ‘appearance’ in a fragment of Its Self as the individual. When we are born we move into a new physical body and when we leave, meaning die, we do so in this subtle body. The subtle body is our data-collecting vehicle. It carries the five senses and the mind, the impressions(samskaras) of our experiences as “the wind carries scents.” [Bhagavad Gita XV.7 & 8]
Like attracts like!
From an understanding of the subtle body, we realize that no one can ever actually ‘take’ or harvest our soul. Our own consciousness has built the subtle spirit body. We will be magnetized to the-where-and-what it resonates with. Like attracts like – that simple!
Location is determined by your consciousness
Consciousness determines everything. In the Bhagavad Gita, Krishna says that the god worshippers go to the gods, the god worlds; those who worship the ancestors go to them, the ancestral realms; those who sacrifice to the spirits go to the spirits (bhutani), the shaman worlds; and those who Know and Become the One merge into That. (BhG IX.25)
There is nothing wrong in any of these forms of worship. However, these approaches are only “partial manifestations of the highest reality.” [Abhinavagupta, Bhagavad Gita VII 21-23]
The Invisible Realms
In previous Cycles of Time, we were not limited to the five senses and we were aware of these off-world realms now invisible to most of us. As individuals we have played in these realms before. We may have bonds with them. If we humans were created by off-world beings, then it is only reasonable that they will want to salvage what is rightfully theirs - family DNA. However it is up to you to decide what you want and where you want to arrive.
Are the ETs Enlightened?
The so-called extra-terrestrials are merely the inhabitants of the Myriad Realms. They may have grand technologies and may be very pretty, but are they enlightened? If they were enlightened would they be in these phantasmal realms? If they are not enlightened, if they do not have the understanding of the One, if their consciousness has not reached eternal Wisdom, if they have not Become the One – then why do we need them?
The Oneness pervades All. However, these Myriad Realm beings in their countless phantasmal hierarchies do not want us to know that we too are the very Soul permeating this entire universe. Why trust these myriad spirit guides, ETs, etc. if you have no idea who or what they are? You would not walk up to any stranger on the street and give your life over to them, would you? Ask yourself what does 'saving' you mean. Exactly where will they take you?
Our Refuge is a Higher Consciousness
If we are facing the end of this cycle of time, as many are suggesting and feeling, then our only Refuge is a higher consciousness. Use this time wisely. Do not waste it in fear. You are the Oneness. You are That. As they say in Sanskrit, Tat Twam Asi - That thou art!
By V. Susan Ferguson
California Led U.S. with 490 UFO Sightings in 2017
UFO sightings are nothing new. The Puritans reported strange sightings and lights in the sky as early as the 1600s. With the advent of movies about outer space and unidentified flying objects came even more sightings. The National UFO Reporting Center (NUFORC) has an entire website dedicated to the "collection and dissemination of objective UFO data." The organization curates reports of UFO sightings in the U.S. and Canada via a web form and a phone hotline, which has operated almost continuously since 1974. NUFORC logged a total of 4,655 sightings in 2017, down from the 2016 total of 5,619.
A recent report came from New Mexico on December 14. A woman reported that she and her husband saw a triangular object with bright green lights near Santa Fe. She claims they "saw an object flying across the Interstate in a southeasterly direction. It appeared triangular with bright green lights around its entire periphery."
"From my husband's perspective, it appeared larger than a full moon," she reported. "By the time it crossed my field of vision (I was in the passenger seat), it appeared slightly smaller than a full moon. It was perhaps several hundred feet in front and above us and appeared to be moving at about 100 mph or less. It seemed to be heading down and then it vanished."
NUFORC spoke with the witness via telephone and "found her to be very eloquent, and very sober-minded. We suspect that she is an excellent witness."
NEXT: The Number of UFO Sightings by StateCalifornia far and away submitted the most reports of UFO sightings, topping the list with 490 in 2017. Florida was next with 308, followed by Washington (192), Arizona(180), and New York (170). New Mexico, home to the famous 1947 UFO sighting in Roswell, came in at number 25 with 73 reported sightings. Perhaps surprisingly, Nevada, where the legendary Area 51 is located, reported only 55 sightings, coming in at number 29 overall. N. Dakota, Hawaii, and S. Dakota had the fewest reports, with 6, 13, and 16 respectively.
50. N. Dakota 649. Hawaii 13
48. S. Dakota 16
47. Vermont 17
46. Wyoming 17
45. W. Virginia 18
44. Alaska 19
43. Mississippi 21
42. Delaware 22
41. Nebraska 25
40. Rhode Island 28
39. Arkansas 30
38. Louisana 34
37. Maine 35
36. Iowa 40
35. Idaho 41
34. Montana 47
33. Oklahoma 47
32. Kansas 49
31. N. Hampshire 49
30. Indian 53
29. Nevada 55
28. Alabama 60
27. Kentucky 62
26. Utah 67
25. N. Mexico 73
24. Minnesota 81
23. Wisconsin 83
22. Illinois 85
21. Maryland 86
20. Tennessee 88
19. Massachusetts 99
18. Virgina 99
17. S. Carolina 103
16. Missouri 111
15. N. Jersey 111
14. Oregon 111
13. Georgia 11312. Texas 116
11. Michigan 121
10 N. Carolina 135
9. Connecticut 146
8. Ohio 146
7. Colorado 147
6. Pennsylvania 161
5. New York 170
4. Arizona 180
3. Washington 192
2. Florida 308
1. California 490
Some recent reports out of California include: an "orange light flying in the sky that was changing direction very rapidly" in Sacramento; "a small, quiet, blinking object; it's movements were very smooth, unlike a plane or a helicopter" in Carmichael; a "group of about 25 chevron shaped crafts all glowing a soft orange color" in Daly City; a "large, dull red-colored, round object with a darker brownish glow around the outside going very fast" in Watsonville; and a "RED light seen at night gliding together and lights disappearing one by one along with sound" in Hawthorn.
Mufon Flooded with UFO Reports Tonight
UPDATED: 12/10/17 3:44pm
The strange lights in the sky were caused by C-17s performing a multi-state military exercise, not UFOs. Below is a reference of a what a C-17 formation looks like. This video is from another date. Read the full story here
Multiple reports are flooding Mufon tonight from Colorado, Kansas, Texas and more. Witnesses are reporting multiple flashing red lights flying in a straight line across the sky.
This is what 9 news in Denver had to say:
The 9NEWS newsroom has received well over a dozen phone calls, emails and messages about a series of single-file lights that flew over the Cherry Creek/Washington Park area of the metro.
At this time, 9NEWS has put in calls to the FAA and the Air Force to try and figure out what these may have been.
The Federal Aviation Authority says surely they were aircraft of some kind - they would need more information to be able to pin down exactly what type of aircraft they were and what they were doing.
The Centennial Airport has said they don't know what it was. They did track a single plane over the area - but nothing like the pictures and videos out there.
We'll update you when we hear back from the Air Force.
Videos Captured by Witnesses
YouTube Connor Campbell
Published on Dec 9, 2017
(0:30 on is slowed down and closer up) Taken on December 9th, at just after 9:00pm. 13+ lights, mostly red but a few white flew in a long line across the sky, and got closer together the further west they traveled before disappearing over the horizon.
Published on Dec 9, 2017
Saw a huge meteor or "shooting star" over Denver, then a few minutes after this happened. Looked like planes of helicopters. But why so close to each other. At least a dozen craft counted.
Mass UFO Sighting In Phoenix, Arizona On August 18, 2017
An incredible 30 second video clip shows intriguing sky action that allegedly took place on August 18th, 2017 in the Phoenix, Arizona area. We’ve been working to track down the original posting location of the video but have not yet been able to. If anyone knows who took the video below, please contact us as we’d love to ask a few questions.
In this sighting you will see 5 crafts in the sky in a ‘W’ like formation. They then move around the sky and then the video abruptly ends. As a long time explorer and researcher of the UFO phenomenon let me be the first to say “I really want to see the end of this video.”
This is some of the most clear and intriguing footage I have seen, not to say there aren’t a lot of great videos out there, but more so that this video gives a clear example of the stunning sightings that have been taking place over the last 10 years in increased frequencies.
The first question that popped into my mind when I saw this video was “why hasn’t this been reported anywhere else?” Good question. When I looked around I wasn’t able to find any other videos or articles related to this sighting. But, this was also the case with another sighting we were sent back in April of 2017. It also took place in Phoenix and shortly after our article went out, more experiencers of the sighting reported on it. Soon the mainstream news reported on it, but claimed it was just a meteor breaking up and falling through the sky.
This is the thing with UFO sightings; many people see them and don’t record, report or tell anyone about them. I’ve seen a number of sightings in my life that came during CE-5 expeditions I used to do in my hometown years ago. We never brought cameras and thus never had media of it, yet we would often see between 8 and 10 crafts show up each time. We took the time to learn the difference between satellites, planes etc. so we could properly identify what we were seeing. Some of the most stunning sightings I’ve ever had were done during those expeditions, and yet none were recorded or published.
Think within yourself, how many times have you seen something you thought you were certain was a UFO yet never reported or told anyone about it?
Check out the video of the August 18th, 2017 sighting and be sure to read on below to discover why I think the UFO & ET phenomenon is by far one of the most important things happening to humanity right now.
Alien Fresh Jerky's UFO Hotel Moves Ahead with Building Plans
Power up those warp drives and get ready! After months of revisions and updates, the plans for Alien Fresh Jerky’s fully immersive UFO hotel designed by Luis Ramallo were approved on August 2, 2017 by the San Bernardino County Building Department (permit #B201603356).
The attraction is expected to bring new life and much needed tourists to the struggling economy of Baker, California. The increased tax revenue base will bring money to the county as well as the community for critical services such as fire and rescue, police, and highway patrol. The project will also provide a major source of jobs for the Baker Community.
A Fully Immersive UFO Spaceship Experience
For families stopping by, the UFO Hotel will feature a fully immersive experience called The UFO Tour, where guests will have the chance to peek inside the inner workings of a UFO spaceship. The tour includes access to the warp engine, a view into the immense cargo bay where the crew store their materials, as well as their findings from Earth and other planets, and an interactive teleportation gate. More details will be on the way as this develops.
Want to sleep inside a UFO? No problem!
The rooms of the UFO hotel will be fully decked out – each room is a unique, one-of-a-kind experience, unlike anything anyone has ever seen before. Visitors will even get a chance to sleep in the alien crew’s quarters if they wish.
Apart from the rooms that the alien crew inhabit on a day-to-day basis for proper operation of the UFO itself, there are plenty of rooms with other specific functions such as the Cargo Room, the Armory Room (Ramallo’s personal favorite), the Hydroponics Room where all organic and plant-life specimens are kept from the crew’s findings, and many more.
Supporting Structures from the Future
A series of supporting buildings will be erected, some of which have already been completed as part of the overall project. Since May 2015, a monumental space robot themed sign has been finished, and construction has been underway on the new Alien Warehouse, the Time-Travel Station, and the Alien Fresh Jerky Space Rover. The buildings are expected to be completed by December 2017.
We would like to take this opportunity to thank all those involved in moving the UFO Hotel project forward, including the community and city of Baker, the San Bernardino County, Steeno Design Studios, Forte Specialties, everyone on the Alien Fresh Jerky | UFO Hotel project team, and last but not least, every single fan of Alien Fresh Jerky and the UFO Hotel. Without this ongoing support the UFO Hotel project would simply not be possible. The project is moving ahead at full speed, and we look forward to opening in the very near future.
For more information, please visit the UFO Hotel website at http://www.ufohotel.com.