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Quantum Teleportation: Synchronicity and ESP

 

by Peter Fotis Kapnistos

 


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Quantum entanglement or superposition is a phenomenon in which the quantum states of two or more objects are linked together — even though the specific objects may be spatially separated. Since quantum entanglement implies faster than light-speed interactions, it creates an experience of non-locality, or what Albert Einstein called “spooky action at a distance” that defies classical and relativistic concepts of space and time.

 

 

“‘Quantum entanglement’ may sound like an awful sci-fi romance flick, but it’s actually a phenomenon that physicists say may someday lead to the ability to teleport an object all the way across the galaxy instantly. It’s not exactly the Star Trek version of teleportation, where an object disappears then reappears somewhere else. Rather, it ‘entangles’ two different atoms so that one atom inherits the properties of another. ‘According to the quantum theory, everything vibrates,’ theoretical physicist Michio Kaku tells NPR’s Guy Raz. Kaku is a frequent guest on the Science and Discovery channels. ‘When two electrons are placed close together, they vibrate in unison. When you separate them, that’s when all the fireworks start.’ This is where quantum entanglement — sometimes described as ‘teleportation’ — begins. ‘An invisible umbilical cord emerges connecting these two electrons. And you can separate them by as much as a galaxy if you want. Then, if you vibrate one of them, somehow on the other end of the galaxy the other electron knows that its partner is being jiggled.’ This process happens even faster than the speed of light, physicists say.” (“Scientists Take Quantum Steps Toward model Teleportation,” NPR, Aug 1, 2010)

 

  • In 1982, a research team led by physicist Alain Aspect at the University of Paris initially verified that measurements performed on one quantum system instantly influence other systems entangled with the measured state, even if they are far apart.
  • In 1993, Charlie Bennett and associates at IBM’s Watson Research Center showed how to transmit quantum information from one point in space to another without traversing the intervening space. They called the technique “teleportation.”
  • In 2003, researchers at the Faculty of Physics, University of Vienna, Austria led by Marcus Aspelmeyer successfully sent entangled photons to opposite sides of the Danube River, by using satellites to beam entangled photons to Earth.
  • In 2007, a team led by Anton Zeilinger of the University of Vienna transmitted entangled photons some 144 kilometers (89 miles) between La Palma and Tenerife, two of Spain’s Canary Islands, using a laser to create entangled pairs of photons and fire one member of each pair to a telescope of the European Space Agency (ESA).
  • In 2009, researchers at the Joint Quantum Institute at the University of Maryland along with colleagues at the University of Michigan succeeded in teleporting a quantum state directly from one atom to another over a meter away. The scientists reported that atom-to-atom teleported information could be recovered with perfect accuracy about 90 percent of the time — and the figure could be improved.
  • In 2010, a team led by Xian-Min Jin maximally entangled two photons using both spatial and polarization modes and teleported the one with higher energy through a ten-mile-long free space channel. They found that the teleported photon was still able to respond to changes in the state of the photon they held onto, even at that distance.

 

 

Brain Entanglement Memories

 

Modern teleportation research is also based on the psychological awareness of observing quantum entanglements. It is expected that “people will see photons that were entangled with each other.” The stimulation of living systems awakens a somewhat “metabolic” quantum superposition. Dietmar Plenz and Tara Thiagarajan at the National Institute of Mental Health in Bethesda, Maryland, wondered whether complicated brain cell signatures might also link groups of neurons. To investigate, they analyzed neuronal activity using arrays of electrodes:

“Subatomic particles do it. Now the observation that groups of brain cells seem to have their own version of quantum entanglement, or ‘spooky action at a distance’, could help explain how our minds combine experiences from many different senses into one memory. Previous experiments have shown that the electrical activity of neurons in separate parts of the brain can oscillate simultaneously at the same frequency — a process known as phase locking. The frequency seems to be a signature that marks out neurons working on the same task, allowing them to identify each other.” (“Brain ‘entanglement’ could explain memories,” David Robson, New Scientist, Jan 12, 2010)

Psychic powers and extra-sensory perception (ESP) are among the most significant unsolved phenomena at present, since belief in them is so common. ESP is frequently called the “sixth sense.” It is sensory information that a person supposedly receives beyond the ordinary five senses of sight, hearing, smell, taste, and touch. Sir Richard Burton used the term ESP in 1870. The first controlled study of ESP was organized in 1882, when the Society for Psychical Research was founded in London.

In the 1920s a Munich specialist in medical and surgical eye problems, Dr. Rudolph Tischner, referred to ESP as the externalization of sensibility. In the 1930s the American parapsychologist J. B. Rhine at Duke University, Durham, N.C., popularized the term to include psychic phenomena related to sensory functions. Rhine was among the first parapsychologists to test ESP proficiency in the laboratory.

The term “psi,” referring to extrasensory perception and psychokinesis, was coined by biologist Bertold P. Wiesner, and first used by psychologist Robert Thouless in a 1942 article in the British Journal of Psychology. In the 1970s, physicists Russel Targ and Harold Puthoff conducted experiments with psychics Uri Geller and Ingo Swann at the Stanford Research Institute (SRI) in Menlo Park, California. They felt that Geller, retired police commissioner Pat Price, and Swann had genuine psychic abilities.

The CIA and the Defense Advance Research Projects Agency (DARPA), overseeing Andrija Puharich, allegedly worked with Geller, Price, and Swann to develop psychic powers for the military. The 1977 arrest in Moscow of Los Angeles Times reporter Robert Toth by the KGB, for taking a paper on telepathy and brain wave biofeedback, proved that the Russians were also tracking top-secret ESP experiments. The US Navy from 1972 until 1995 supposedly conducted research in remote viewing. L.R. Bremseth, then a Navy commander, described it as a broad-based transcendent and asymmetrical research program. Scientists have examined many people who claim to have psychic powers, but results under controlled laboratory conditions have until now remained unclear. A 2008 Newsweek magazine article on paranormal experiences reported:

“According to periodic surveys by Gallup and other pollsters, fully 90 percent of Americans say they have experienced such things or believe they exist.” (“Why We Believe,” Sharon Begley, NEWSWEEK, Nov 3, 2008)

Swiss psychologist Carl Gustav Jung first described his idea of “synchronicity” in the 1920s. Sigmund Freud and Carl Jung first met in 1907 and had a significant influence on each other’s theories. Synchronicity is the relationship of two or more seemingly causally unconnected events occurring together in a meaningful way. To be valid as synchronicity, the events must be unlikely to happen together by chance.

Jung introduced his concept as early as the 1920s but only gave a full description of it in 1951 in an Eranos lecture. In 1952, he published a paper, “Synchronicity — An Acausal Connecting Principle,” in a book with a related study by the physicist and Nobel laureate Wolfgang Pauli. After discussions with both Einstein and Pauli, Jung believed that there were similarities between synchronicity and quantum mechanics.

Synchronicity was explanatory of a dynamic that underlies the human experience.

Jung coined the word to describe what he called “temporally coincident occurrences of acausal events.” It was a theory that Jung felt gave convincing evidence for his concepts of archetypes and the collective unconscious from Freud’s psychoanalysis.

 

Ultrasonic Balance Organs

 

Throughout the ages, extra-sensory perception has perhaps been the most laughed at and disgraced personal faculty. But now, the sixth sense is after a long wait being studied as an extension of the instinctive consciousness of balance, hearing, and smell. A 2008 New York Times, International Herald Tribune newspaper story reported:

“Essential to a fully embodied sense of self is the vestibular system, a paired set of tiny sensory organs tucked deep into the temporal bone on either side of the head, right near the cochlea of the inner ear. The vestibular system isn’t a high-profile, elitist sense like the famed five of vision, hearing, touch, taste and smell. It’s more of a Joe Sixth-Sense, laboring in anonymity and frequently misunderstood.” (“The unsung system that makes walking possible,” Natalie Angier, International Herald Tribune, Oct 29, 2008)

“Three of the organs are designed to detect twisting movements of the head, by sensing the discrepancy between the angular momentum of the membranes, which are attached to the bone, and that of the free-floating fluid, which lags slightly behind. The other two organs have tiny stones of calcium carbonate, which rise and fall like flakes in a snowglobe and so detect the effects of gravity and of linear head motions, if you’re walking forward, for example, or up stairs.”

Carl Jung believed that many experiences that are “coincidences due to chance” in terms of causality suggested the manifestation of parallel events or circumstances in terms of meaning. His synchronicity concept reflected a mysterious effect very similar to quantum entanglement. Sigmund Freud observed this line of reasoning in his essay “Dreams and Telepathy” (1922) pertaining to synchronicity.

Jung was fascinated by the idea that life was not a series of random events but rather an expression of a deeper order, and that the realization of this was a spiritual awakening. Yet, most scientists in those days barely mentioned the vestibular system and did not dream that it could contain “little organic gyroscopes and linear accelerometers.”

The vestibular system is not only crucial for perceptual stability, but it is also required to produce neural representations of the environment in order to accurately guide our behavior. Loss of function can produce an imbalance that manifests as stress symptoms or a dramatic, sudden onset of vertigo. By harmonizing the brain’s hemispheres, people can stimulate the vestibular system to ease types of stress and create a healthy, balanced attentive state:

“Tel Aviv University researchers discovered a link between balance and anxiety in children and that improving balance may ease anxiety. Dr. Orit Bart at Tel Aviv University’s School of Health Professions and colleagues found that a simple course of physical treatment for balance problems can also resolve anxiety issues in children.” (“Improving balance may ease anxiety,” UPI, Jan. 27, 2009)

Despite its humble status, the vestibular system has lately gained admirers among neuroscientists, who are amazed by its significance for perceptual equilibrium and general health. Vestibule dysfunction increases the risk of falling by a factor of 12, according to a recent medical study:

“Now a new study conducted by Johns Hopkins researchers offers potentially lifesaving clues. Looking at data from the National Institutes for Health, researchers found that an estimated 35% of Americans over the age of 40 — roughly 69 million people — suffer from vestibular dysfunction, or as it is more commonly known, an inner-ear balance disorder. By age 60 and older, the data showed, inner-ear imbalances strike more than half of all Americans.” (“Many Elderly Falls Due to Inner-Ear Imbalance,” Kathleen Kingsbury, TIME, May 26, 2009)

In 1991, Martin Lenhardt of the University of Virginia discovered that people could hear ultrasonic communication, using the vestibular system as a hearing organ. Ultrasound is sound with a frequency greater than the upper limit of human hearing. The most current ultrasound technology bypasses the normal audio mechanisms used by the body to hear sounds and provides a direct neural stimulation to the brain:

“So outlandish is the concept that humans can have the hearing range of specialized mammals, such as bats and toothed whales, that ultrasonic hearing has generally been relegated to the realm of parlor tricks rather than being considered the subject of scientific inquiry.”

The validity of ultrasonic hearing was previously demonstrated by “playing opera” to a deaf subject. The experimental work of Dr. Roger Maass performed in 1946 made all the essential observations in regard to ultrasonic hearing phenomenology. In 1962, teenage inventor Pat Flanagan became the subject of a Life magazine profile.

“At 15, Flanagan had already begun to demonstrate the invention that would change his life: the neurophone. Built in his home laboratory from wire and brillo pads, the device transmitted audio signals from a stereo directly into the brain, bypassing the ears entirely. Although he knew that the sound was somehow being picked up by the wearer’s skin and bone, the exact mechanism would evade the inventor for 33 years.”

At length, Martin Lenhardt duplicated Flanagan’s findings in 1991 using ultrasonic signals. He discovered that the “saccule,” a pea-sized organ in the inner ear typically associated with balance — a vestibular function — is also sensitive to ultrasonic sound, finally explaining how Flanagan’s invention worked.

 

Understanding Chemical Signals

 

Located just behind the nostrils in the nose’s dividing septum are two tiny pits referred to as the vomeronasal organ (VNO), also associated with extra-sensory perception. Named for the vomer bone, where the septum meets the top of the mouth, the VNO contains nerve cells that understand chemical signals called pheromones, secreted by many animals, including humans.

The University of Chicago authenticated proof of human pheromones in 1998. They transmit fear, stimulate courtship behavior, and give rise to moods of affection. Our ancestors probably communicated by a sixth sense, using semiochemical signals.

Plants, animals, and even secluded microbes converse or “talk” to each other with the molecular signals of pheromones — their external hormones.

There are alarm pheromones, sex pheromones, food trail pheromones, and many others that run life through a type of sixth sense. Insects mark trails with pheromones. Plants emit distress pheromones when grazed upon. Some organisms use pheromones to attract their mates from a distance of several miles.

Along with scent, the molecular signals of pheromones are detected in the olfactory bulb. “It’s all subliminal,” said bio-psychologist Martha K. McClintock. Life communicates with these molecules, and perhaps we are entering a “phase of ideal communication.” Prototypes of “hi-tech pheromone detectors” are expected to be in use in the immediate future:

“British scientists are aiming to develop a device that can detect the smell of fear, and that could one day identify terrorists, drug smugglers, and other criminals. The 18-month project to develop two sensor systems is being carried out at the City University London, and is being led by Professor Tong Sun. The project has funding from the Home Office Scientific Development Branch. After a feasibility study is complete, two devices are expected to be designed to identify the fear pheromone in human sweat; one by laser absorption, and the other by a portable optical fiber instrument.” (“‘Fear detector’ being developed,” Lin Edwards Customs, PhysOrg.com, Nov 3, 2009)

Scientists discovered that pheromone signals bear a “tether” resemblance to fractal geometry, or the bulb building process of the Mandelbrot Set. In 1999, Jeremy Avnet and Jennifer Carter gave a lecture entitled “Chaos and Neurodynamics” at the University of California, Santa Cruz. They studied EEG attractor formations in the olfactory bulb and processes controlling the oscillations between the inhalation attractor and exhalation attractor. They found that the exhalation process acts as a sort of reset button, causing all attractors throughout the olfactory bulb to dissolve.

Russian biophysicist Pjotr Garjajev and his colleagues found that DNA could cause a disturbing pattern in a vacuum that churns out magnetized wormholes, or tunneling nanotubules. Wormholes are microscopic equivalents of Einstein-Rosen bridges near black holes. They connect — by quantum superposition — different areas of space-time through which information can be transmitted instantaneously.

“Physicists David Hochberg and Thomas Kephart have shown how gravity was strong enough in the very early universe to have provided the energy required to spontaneously create massive numbers of self-stabilizing wormholes. A significant portion of these wormholes is likely to still be around and may be pervasive, providing a vast network of corridors that reach far and wide throughout the universe. It might be easier to discover and use these natural wormholes than to create new ones.” (Foreword to James Gardner’s “The Intelligent Universe” by Ray Kurzweil, 2007)

DNA also has the amazing ability to recognize similarities in other DNA strands from a distance. Somehow they are able to identify one another, and the tiny bits of genetic material tend to congregate with similar DNA, in a mysterious process like synchronicity or quantum entanglement. DNA has been found to have a bizarre ability to put itself together, even at a distance, when according to known science it shouldn’t be able to:

“Even so, research published in ACS’ Journal of Physical Chemistry B, shows very clearly that homology recognition between sequences of several hundred nucleotides occurs without physical contact or presence of proteins. Double helixes of DNA can recognize matching molecules from a distance and then gather together, all seemingly without help from any other molecules or chemical signals. In the study, scientists observed the behavior of fluorescently tagged DNA strands placed in water that contained no proteins or other material that could interfere with the experiment. Strands with identical nucleotide sequences were about twice as likely to gather together as DNA strands with different sequences. No one knows how individual DNA strands could possibly be communicating in this way, yet somehow they do. The ‘telepathic’ effect is a source of wonder and amazement for scientists.” (“The DNA Mystery: Scientists Stumped By ‘Telepathic’ Abilities,” Rebecca Sato, The Daily Galaxy, Sep 22, 2009)

Researcher Chris Clarke believes that superposition “or at least something very like it” may play a role within a living organism, as part of its internal communication and control system. Stuart Hameroff, a physician at the University of Arizona, has drawn attention to the possible role of microtubules or tethers forming a “micro-skeleton” inside each living cell. Because of their small size, and the way they are shielded by their surrounding structures, such tubes could support internal vibrations whose states are well protected from “decoherence” by the environment — and set off superposition to link together natural quantum entanglement pairs.

In 2005, a team of molecular biologists from London’s Imperial College detected such long-distance nanotubes or “invisible umbilical cords” connecting multiple cells:

“Long membrane tethers between cells, known as membrane nantotubes or tunneling nanotubules, create supracellular structures that allow multiple cell bodies to act in a synchronized manner. Calcium fluxes, vesicles, and cell-surface components can all traffic between cells connected by nanotubes. Thus, complex and specific messages can be transmitted between multiple cells, and the strength of signal will suffer relatively little with the distance traveled, as compared to the use of soluble factors to transmit messages.”

Today, Oriol Romero-Isart from the Max-Planck-Institut fur Quantenoptik in Germany and a few associates sketch out the challenges that will have to be tackled to create a quantum superposition of a living thing — to “teleport” bits of genetic information by means of chemical signaling or a calcium-fluxed code through long-distance nanotubes. They say that it is achievable with our current technology:

“One of the great challenges for quantum physicists is to find quantum behavior in macroscopic objects. There are obvious examples of quantum behavior on a large scale, such as superconductivity and superfluidity, but physicists want more. Having created quantum superpositions of photons, electrons, atoms and even molecules, one of the current obsessions is to create a quantum superposition of a living thing, such as a virus.” (“How to Create Quantum Superpositions of Living Things,” MIT Technology Review, Sep 10, 2009)

Paolo Manzelli, director of the Educational Research Laboratory at the University of Florence, Italy, has written much about biological entanglement and said that “the new idea of viewing bio-quantum states as carriers of pure information energy signals leads to interesting questions regarding the ability of living systems to manage information in a way that otherwise never would have been asked.” Miguel Molla of the University of Florence compared biological entanglement to a “quantum bio-antenna.” Dean Radin, a psychologist writing in “SHIFT:” for the Institute of Noetic Sciences (IONS), said in a recent article:

“Researchers will discover that under certain conditions, living cells also exhibit properties associated with quantum entanglement. Then the idea of bioentanglement will emerge, a concept that is more general than today’s special cases of entanglement involving inanimate particles and photons.”

What might an invisible umbilical wormhole or long-distance nanotube look like? Maybe it looks like a “frozen thunderbolt” or lightning discharge — a quantum bio-antenna of filaments and tethers within a micro-skeleton of fractal geometry. Most researchers think that such filaments are probably common plasma jet structures: the fourth state of matter. But scientists like Dr. Laszlo Kortvelyessy of Hungary hold a different view.

According to Kortvelyessy and his associates, the filament-state is a fifth state of matter, due to its form of energy or particle-acceleration. The filament-state is a non-thermal state of matter, bordering on the Bose-Einstein condensate. (A zero state Bose-Einstein condensate has no thermal but only a very low quantum mechanical energy.)

 

Filament-States of Matter

 

Filaments are thus wrongly said to be of plasma. But within them, particles move in only one direction, often against gravity. Celestial bodies that do not obey thermodynamics, gravity, and many other physical laws have a filament form. “They are not in the fourth, but in a fifth state of matter,” as indicated by the beam-state-of matter. The zigzag ebb and flow of plasma does not exist in the filament-state because its particles do not move in all three dimensions. A filament is a parallel flight in one direction, of either electrons or ions. Gravity-free expansion of a magnetized wormhole may produce faster than light-speed entanglement and non-locality by tethering the fifth state of matter.

All charged filaments have the same elegantly simple explanation: the pinch effect that routinely produces the cylindrical form of electrically charged and ejected matter. The electrically emitted coronal ions fly along straight lines. They do not emit any electromagnetic waves from their high motion energy. Dr. Kortvelyessy described the characteristics of bodies in a fifth state of matter:

“They all have a filament-form, their particles fly parallel to the filament axis. They mostly have particles of higher energy than those of the plasma bodies. In spite of the very high particle-energy, they all do not emit heat. They all have a circular cross section and, therefore, a more or less bent cylindrical body. Like crystals, they have a deeply organized form, also in their smallest branches. Like crystals, they can oscillate with more frequencies. They move as if gravity would not exist even in the very mouth of a black hole. Their electric charge is either positive or negative. They dissolve in space at zero charge.” (“The 5th state of matter,” Dr. Laszlo Kortvelyessy, Hungarian Observatory Kleve, 2002-2006)

The idea of synchronicity may have a new explanation. Contained by an entanglement wormhole or superposition tether in the filament-state of matter, a very high energy of ions or electrons (i.e. quantum-state information) moves with instantaneous velocity in only one direction — the direction of teleportation. And you can lengthen the cylindrical umbilical cord by as much as a galaxy if you want.

If it were possible for us to see quantum teleportation with the naked eye, could we also experience the non-locality of a superluminal influence? Would we notice synchronicity and ESP? By boosting the light emitted by one member of a quantum entangled photon pair, Nicolas Gisin at the University of Geneva in Switzerland and his colleagues think they can make the quantum superposition effect visible to a human eye:

“In the traditional set-up, two widely separated particle detectors are used to measure the entanglement of the two photons. But Gisin and his colleagues want to let the human eye do some of the work. The researchers would send one photon to a standard detector and the other to a human observer in a dark room. The human would see a dim point of light in either the right or left field of view, depending on the photon’s quantum state. If those flashes of light correlate strongly enough with the output of the ordinary photon detector, then the scientists can conclude that the photons are entangled.” (“Can Physicists Make Quantum Entanglement Visible to the Naked Eye?” Discover Magazine, Jun 6, 2010)

If a person could see photons that were entangled with each other, would the stimulus really transmit faster than light? American physicist Mario Rabinowitz has proposed the travel of microscopic primordial wormholes through the atmosphere. In his “Little Black Holes: Dark Matter And Ball Lightning” (2002), Rabinowitz provided indication that a long-distance nanotube tether could show outwardly as ball lightning that veils it.

Ball lightning is thus far an unfamiliar phenomenon. A standard hypothesis currently suggests that ball lightning consists of vaporized silicon burning through oxidation. But the exact cause and composition of ball lightning has yet to be determined. There may be several different varieties. It usually appears as a grapefruit-sized sphere of light moving slowly through the air, which may end by fizzling out or exploding.

Gazing into a tunneling wormhole might let us glimpse into the strange and unknown workings of one of the most powerful forces in the universe. A burning sphere of light could perhaps point to a theoretical boundary known as the “event horizon” near a magnetized wormhole.

Ted Jacobson from the University of Maryland and Thomas Sotiriou from the University of Cambridge examined what is needed to look closely within a wormhole — beyond its elusive event horizon — and observe its internal stretched cylindrical form. Astronomer David Floyd at the University of Melbourne appraised their investigation:

“According to Floyd, if you could survive a journey beyond the event horizon of a black hole you would see unusual optical effects. ‘You would see what’s behind you in front of you and multiple images of things wherever you looked. That would become more extreme as you approached the heart of the singularity, at least that’s what the maths tells us,’ he says.” (“New theory on how to see inside black holes,” Stuart Gary, ABC, June 21, 2010)

Psychic and television personality Uri Geller is a relative of Sigmund Freud. Uri claimed that he first became aware of his “spoon bending” ability when he was about five years old. He was in a neighbor’s yard in Tel Aviv when a light from the sky hit him and knocked him to the ground. Years later, an Israeli man named Yaakov Avrahami recalled at one time walking in Tel Aviv and seeing a ball of light: “At that certain moment I noticed a little boy with a white shirt come out from the building to the left.” Avrahami said the ball of light followed the youth.

People who miraculously survive lightning strikes can sometimes develop extraordinary “savant” talents. An electromotive force might also critically alter the optical discharges and biophoton emissions of DNA molecules. Researchers at the Joint Quantum Institute led by Ian Spielman recently created “synthetic magnetic fields” using visible light. With the metal bending aspect of the Geller Effect, biophoton emissions apparently convey a charge on neutral atoms and create a synthetic magnetic field to which they respond –– even though no field is there.

Hilary Evans observed that a small number of people seem to interfere with streetlights and electrical appliances. He cited an established Hungarian physicist who is a specialist on ball lightning:

“In my opinion during such incidents some special, presently not known type of magnetic field is created around the body, which has an effect upon the structure of the materials. Consequently their fundamental properties are changed temporarily: like their tensile stress, electric conductivity, magnetic momentum, optical properties, etc. The same effects are detected in the case of ‘metal bending,’ or similar features are observed sometimes around ball lightnings.”

People undergoing transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) might for a few minutes suddenly display savant intelligence –– exceptional surges of brilliant cerebral ability –– as a temporary effect of magnetic brain stimulation. Doctors in Austria believe that magnetic fields made by lightning could have the same effect as TMS machines on nearby humans:

“Joseph Peer and Alexander Kendl at the University of Innsbruck in Austria wondered whether ball lightning is really a hallucination induced by magnetic stimulation of the brain’s visual cortex or the eye’s retina. Focusing magnetic fields on the visual cortex of the brain caused the subjects to see luminous discs and lines. When the focus was moved around within the visual cortex, the subjects reported seeing the lights move.” (“Ball Lightning May Be All in Your Head,” Ker Than, National Geographic News, May 14, 2010)

If Mario Rabinowitz’s ball lightning is shaped by a magnetic wormhole’s event horizon, its “orb image” is certainly an optical illusion. What may look like a sphere of light to an eyewitness is really a umbilical tether line: a stretched filament teleporting electrons or ions from a constricting black hole to an expanding white hole –– conceivably over a cosmic distance of space and time.

 

Quantum Time Machines

 

An extraordinary effort is on track to create a quantum superposition of living things, and for a real person to see quantum entanglements with the naked eye. But can teleportation technology use entangled states to see backwards into time? Russian physicists seriously believe that the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) located on the border of Switzerland and France can be used for time travel:

“‘Modern principles of theoretical mathematical physics allow the possibility of time travel,’ explains Igor Volovich, a member of RAS. ‘One of the admissible models of working time machine is the so-called wormhole, that is, a space-time tunnel leading to another time or space. And the probability of formation of a wormhole in the LHC is comparable to the probability of occurrence of the black hole itself, which can occur when particles collide with high energy.’ Another necessary condition for making the machine work is to distort space and time so it closes up in a ring. And the LHC is quite capable of that. ‘This phenomenon in physics is called “closed time-like curve,”‘ explains Professor Irina Arefyeva. ‘It allows, at least theoretically, returning to the past.’” (“Time Machine Built in Europe, Russian Scientists Say,” Pravda, Aug 6, 2010)

Medieval spiritualists declared peculiar synchronicities or entanglement intricacies with artifacts of exceptional historical value, such as the spear of destiny or wood of the cross. At the present time, a particle physics experiment will use ancient Roman lead bricks whose radioactivity diminished over the centuries:

“The cargo from a Roman ship sunk off the coast of Sardinia more than 2,000 years ago will finally be put to use –– it will become a shield for a neutrino detector. In Italy, 120 lead bricks recovered from the shipwreck will soon be melted to make a protective shield for Italy’s new neutrino detector, CUORE (Cryogenic Underground Observatory for Rare Events). The ancient lead, which is useful because it has lost almost all traces of its natural radioactivity, has been transferred from a museum in Sardinia to the national particle physics laboratory at Gran Sasso. After spending two millennia on the seabed, the lead bricks will now be used in an experiment that will take place beneath 4,500 feet of rock.” (“Particle Physics Experiment Will Use Ancient Lead From a Roman Shipwreck,” Discover magazine, April 16, 2010)

A bizarre urban whimsy of time travel tells of a brainwashed captive pinned down as a living target assembly in the “Montauk chair” of a physics laboratory to absorb black hole disintegration. Yet, quantum bio-entanglement with a “parallel universe” might be more benignly possible using a novel ensemble, in a way that allows measurement of a superluminal effect. At the base of every strand of human hair are “clock genes” that influence circadian rhythms:

“Tracking your internal clock may be as easy as plucking a few strands of hair, according to a new study. The research, published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, found that hair follicles hold a record of the gene activity that influences when we wake and when we sleep. So Makoto Akashi, a researcher at Yamaguchi University in Japan, and colleagues turned to hair. At the base of every strand of hair is a follicle of living cells, which clings to the hair when plucked. By tweezing an average of 10 head hairs per person (five for thick-haired folks and as many as 20 for those with thin locks), the researchers were able to isolate and track the activity of three separate clock genes.” (“Sleep Secrets Revealed in Human Hair,” Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience, Aug 23, 2010)

The teleportation of human clock genes through “universal black hole mergers” could herald Bracewell-von Neumann probes for interstellar exploration, since conventional radio signals cannot be transmitted faster than the speed of light, and local space-time is based on a Cartesian dimensionality. Ronald L. Mallett, a professor of physics at the University of Connecticut, is currently conducting time travel experiments limited to atomic particles. Pavel Sekatski at the University of Geneva is trying to replace photon detectors with human observers. Efstratios Manousakis of Florida State University, Tallahassee, claims to have come up with the first successful use of quantum theory to explain features of consciousness.

“Dr. Daryl Bem, a social psychologist at Cornell University, conducted a series of studies that will soon be published in one of the most prestigious psychology journals (Journal of Personality and Social Psychology). Across nine experiments, Bem examined the idea that our brain has the ability to not only reflect on past experiences, but also anticipate future experiences. This ability for the brain to ‘see into the future’ is often referred to as psi phenomena. Similarly, modern quantum physics has demonstrated that light particles seem to know what lies ahead of them and will adjust their behavior accordingly, even though the future event hasn’t occurred yet.” (“Have Scientists Finally Discovered Evidence for Psychic Phenomena?!” Melissa Burkley, Ph.D., Psychology Today, Oct 11, 2010)

Harvard Medical School psychiatrist Carl Marci first established a connection or ‘‘physiological concordance’’ between two people. The maternal instinct, marriage vows, and token actions like a kiss or handshake suggest phase locking entanglements –– in order that synchronicity may persist at a distance. But Marci’s 2007 study was limited and he called for more study into networked metabolic states. In 2010, volunteers were observed using electrocardiography and a monitor on the finger to measure skin conductance resonance to identify the moment of alignment or ‘‘oneness’’ during counseling:

“A five-year study monitoring brain activity during therapy sessions has shown that two people can become physiologically aligned –– parts of their nervous systems beating in harmony –– despite having no physical contact with each another. Trisha Stratford, the neuropsychotherapist who did the research at University of Technology, Sydney, said her study provided a deeper understanding of what happened when people interacted, including when a couple fell in love.” (“Mind blowing power of love,” Tim Barlass, The Sydney Morning Herald, Sept 26, 2010)

During a visit to Freud in Vienna, Jung attempted to defend his telepathic viewpoint and sparked a heated debate. A shocking synchronistic event followed. Jung writes in his memoirs:

“While Freud was going on this way, I had a curious sensation. It was as if my diaphragm were made of iron and were becoming red-hot — a glowing vault. And at that moment there was such a loud report in the bookcase, which stood right next to us, that we both started up in alarm, fearing the thing was going to topple over on us. I said to Freud: ‘There, that is an example of a so-called catalytic exteriorization phenomenon.’ ‘Oh come,’ he exclaimed. ‘That is sheer bosh.’ ‘It is not,’ I replied. ‘You are mistaken, Herr Professor. And to prove my point I now predict that in a moment there will be another such loud report!’ Sure enough, no sooner had I said the words that the same detonation went off in the bookcase. To this day I do not know what gave me this certainty. But I knew beyond all doubt that the report would come again. Freud only stared aghast at me.”

Freud was ready to admit that knowing the time and location of a quantum superposition would be important for scientific investigation. But Jung’s synchronicity also gave a spot of credibility to the fascination of astrology — and spooky action in the bookcase.

Stephen Hawking and Roger Penrose first confirmed that a singularity must result inside a black hole. Theoretical physicist John Wheeler made up the terms black hole and wormhole. (Nowadays wormholes are occasionally also called “rabbit holes.”) But in all likelihood, the incomprehensible teleportation of a tunneling nanotube unconsciously takes us back to a remembrance of the birth canal — for the simple reason that we are a bio-quantum superposition of the X and Y states of our parents.

 

 

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Uri Geller in Greece – Final Stage: Lightning and the Savant

January 9th, 2010 5 comments

 

Uri Geller in Greece

 

Final Stage: Lightning and the Savant

 

By Peter Fotis Kapnistos (2010)

 

Metal bending celebrity Uri Geller first became conscious of his strange ability when he was approximately five years old. He was playing in a neighbor’s yard in Tel Aviv when “a light from the sky” hit him and knocked him to the ground. Soon after that, he was having a bowl of soup — when his spoon bent and broke.

Years later, an Israeli man named Yaakov Avrahami recalled in the past going to a Tel Aviv bus station and seeing a ball of light: “At that certain moment I noticed a little boy with a white shirt come out from the building to the left.” Avrahami said he saw the ball of light trail the youngster.

The exact cause and composition of ball lightning has yet to be determined. There may be several different varieties. But it usually appears as a grapefruit-sized sphere of light moving slowly through the air, which may end by fizzling out or exploding.

Prominent witnesses have observed ball lightning in previous times. In Acts 2:3, “tongues of fire” seemed to float around on the day of Pentecost. Czar Nicholas II, the last Emperor of Russia, reported seeing a ball of light float into the window of a small church while in the company of his grandfather: “The ball (it was of lightning) whirled around the floor, then passed the chandelier and flew out through the door into the park.”

The Dutch News agency recently reported that on July 19, 2009, at least 100 homes in a district of the town of Soesterberg were hit by ball lightning. The lightning, a rare atmospheric phenomenon, wrecked hundreds of televisions, computers, telephones and central heating systems, the report said. In some households, flames came out of electronic equipment. In others, electric sockets sprang off the wall. “I saw the lightning shoot through the street,” one eyewitness told reporters. “The fireball hit a large fir tree and then went into a house,” he said.

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Before Uri Geller finished his ten-week Greek reality show TV series “O diadohos tou Uri Geller” (The Successor of Uri Geller) introduced on October 24, 2009, I had the opportunity to attend his 8th program. I was in the ANT1 TV Athens studio audience on December 12.

In the studio cafeteria I bumped into Uri’s wife, Hanna, encircled by a group of young people with soft drinks and sweets. The senior editor of Focus magazine Christos Tsanakas chatted about statistics and dark matter with iconographer Giannis Tsolakos and his son Dionysus close by. Escorted by production assistant Laura Neri, I briefly greeted Uri Geller in his dressing room. But the situation there was far too rushed and jumping with folks for Uri to manage any of my mind testing.

Antenna TV host Christos Ferendinos and his creative director Kostas Grigorakis carefully reviewed last-minute details before the live broadcast. Countess Vanessa Kosta Pomponi with her husband Paolo and a few friends were also in the audience, keenly waiting for the show to get underway. Guest stars that gathered on the stage included model and presenter Vicky Kaya, and other national television celebrities.

The ANT1 TV studio was well designed and up to date. I walked around a multiplex of rooms specifically constructed for recording live to video. I unconsciously sensed that Zakris would finally win the Greek mentalist talent show. But I was also concerned that some observers were cautious about Uri Geller, accusing him of misleading the public with claims of supernatural powers.

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What happens to you when you get struck by lightning? In “Act of God,” the Canadian filmmaker Jennifer Baichwal portrayed real-life stories to examine the jarring subject. In his book “Struck by Lightning,” mathematician Jeffrey Rosenthal endeavored to find out how often a result will happen just by chance. Some traditional beliefs suggest that people who miraculously survive lightning strikes can develop extraordinary talents.

Convincing proof emerged in the United States in 1994, when 42-year-old orthopedic surgeon Tony Cicoria was struck by lightning and quickly developed a passion to play the grand piano. He is depicted in the book “Musicophilia” by neurologist and author Oliver Sacks, whose acclaimed “Awakenings” was made into a film with Robin Williams and Robert De Niro. Tony Cicoria wasn’t musically gifted before the lightning strike. But ever since, his aspiration to play the piano has been fervent. Now, he plays to sold-out audiences and lately premiered his “Lightning Sonata,” a tour de force motivated by Cicoria’s weird incident. In the 1996 film “Phenomenon,” John Travolta was struck by lightning and realized extraordinary powers.

Savant Syndrome is a rare, but amazing condition in which persons exhibit almost unimaginable mental powers –– including musical, mathematical, artistic, verbal, and calendrical “savantism.” The website of the Wisconsin Medical Society lists 29 savant profiles. As described by leading researcher Darold Treffert, the Acquired Savant has extraordinary intellectual abilities as a result of traumatic brain injury or autism and developmental disability. But the Sudden Savant is an otherwise normal person who suddenly and unexpectedly acquires savant-like talent.

The autistic genius Kim Peek was the basis for the 1988 academy-award-winning film “Rain Man,” with Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise. It brought international attention to the Savant syndrome. Nowadays, Daniel Tammet is a well-known numerical savant who can figure out cube roots quicker than a calculator and recall pi to 22,514 decimal places. Stephen Wiltshire has the ability to draw exact replicas of what his eyes have seen after a quick glance, down to the exact number of windows in tall skyscrapers. Albert Einstein was a math savant who had slight autism symptoms. Benjamin Franklin, the explorer of electricity, was also a gifted savant –– evidently struck by lightning.

Medical research is presently looking into lightning’s possible effects on the human brain’s electrical circuitry. In the BBC documentary “Lightning: Nature Strikes Back,” a lightning strike victim received magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). Even though there was no apparent physical damage, the electrical impulses revealed that his brain functions were re-wired by the lightning. In another analysis of human cognition, Allan Snyder discovered that people undergoing transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) could for a few minutes suddenly exhibit savant intelligence –– exceptional surges of brilliant mental ability –– as a short-term effect of magnetic brain stimulation.

Associate professor Koichi Takaki at Iwate University in Japan recently tested DNA’s reaction to high-voltage lightning –– with 50,000 to 100,000 volts for a 10-millionth of a second. During the artificial lightning process, Takaki found that “secreted protein and enzymes initially decreased but then multiplied dramatically.” He said lots of lightning yields a good harvest of everyday farm crops such as shiitake mushrooms. (“Lightning prods shiitake to multiply,” Japan Times, January 1, 2010)

Scientists at Florida’s Scripps Research Institute have shown for the first time that “lifeless” proteins, devoid of all genetic material, can evolve just like higher forms of life. Charles Weissmann, who led the study, said: “In viruses, mutation is linked to changes in nucleic acid sequence that leads to resistance. Now, this adaptability has moved one level down –– to prions and protein folding –– and it’s clear that you do not need nucleic acid (DNA or RNA) for the process of evolution.” (“Lifeless prion proteins are capable of evolution,” BBC, January 1, 2010)

If protein and enzyme secretions can significantly multiply via lightning processes, and “protein folding” is able to evolve as higher life forms do, an electromotive force might also critically alter the optical discharges or “biophoton emissions” of DNA molecules. Researchers at the Joint Quantum Institute led by Ian Spielman have recently created “synthetic magnetic fields” using visible light. With the metal bending ability of Uri Geller, biophoton emissions evidently convey a charge on neutral atoms and create a synthetic magnetic field to which they respond –– even though no field is present.

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On a warm, windy day, stand and shuffle your shoes briskly on an acrylic carpet –– then touch a metal object. You’ll hear, feel and may even see a spark. For reasons still unclear, certain individuals can store not only sparks, but also large amounts of electricity in their bodies, discharging it with consequences ranging from humorous to extremely dangerous. (“Supercharged People,” By Mark Hall, hubpages.com)

In 1988, British newspapers featured Pauline Shaw, 46, who claimed that her body was so full of electricity that her touch could damage household appliances. She was reported to have destroyed 25 irons, 18 toasters, 15 kettles, 6 tumble dryers, 10 washing machines, 12 television sets, 12 radios, 3 VCRs, and at least 250 light bulbs. She said that she once damaged her bank’s computer by leaning on the terminal. Doctors who examined Pauline theorized that hypersensitivity or stress might have somehow been responsible for her condition. She had destroyed every appliance in her house –– but her strong point was light bulbs. When she walked beneath one, it exploded.

In 1980, Cheshire woman Jacqueline Priestman, at the age of 22, suddenly noticed she was changing the channels on her TV set without touching it. Sparks would leap from electrical sockets when she moved toward them. When Jacqueline touched something made of metal, she’d get an electric shock. By 1984, Jacqueline had wrecked more than 24 vacuum cleaners and local service men refused to visit her home.

Sally Wallbank of Lancashire is another supercharged being listed in the UK, where there are about 40 people similarly able. She had blown the motors in 6 washing machines and 5 vacuum cleaners, wiped her mortgage record from her bank’s computer, and caused a cash register to charge two thousand dollars for a lettuce. Sally immobilized every car she had traveled in due to electrical system failures.

Related reports are so frequent that Street Light Interference (SLI) Syndrome is now routinely alleged to be a person’s interference with electrical items. People that cope with this condition are known as “SLIders,” a phrase coined by Hilary Evans, a British archivist and writer. According to Holly Beth Anderle: “Computers may malfunction, batteries go dead, sound systems blow, and cell phone batteries refuse to hold a charge or the phones themselves go haywire. Most SLIders have no idea what is happening to them or what is causing the problem.”

Could the Street Light Interference syndrome be a kind of mental savantism related to biological electromagnetic fields?  During his research, Hilary Evans quoted a leading Hungarian physicist who is an authority on ball lightning:

“In my opinion during such incidents some special, presently not known type of magnetic field is created around the body, which has an effect upon the structure of the materials. Consequently their fundamental properties are changed temporarily: like their tensile stress, electric conductivity, magnetic momentum, optical properties, etc. The same effects are detected in the case of ‘metal bending,’ or similar features are observed sometimes around ball lightnings.”

As for the case of ‘metal bending,’ professor George Egeyly, a Budapest physicist at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences Central Research Institute for Physics, in recent times put pen to paper saying: “I put the spoon that Uri bent into my pocket and kept checking it every 3-4 minutes. It gradually bent to about 90 degrees in 15 minutes while in my own possession with no one around me. The spoon was later examined by electron beam scattering.”

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I met with Uri Geller in Athens once more before the New Year. He came with his manager Shipi Shtrang to the Image Design Centre wax museum, run by Dimitris Hasekidis and Stella Ioannidou. But just as Uri embarked on bending a spoon, I suddenly experienced the SLIders condition. After only five photos my digital camera screen said: “Replace Batteries.” Yet the batteries were by all accounts freshly charged. The mix-up led to some finger pointing.

Uri’s critics fail to recognize that the real meaning of the “Geller Effect” is that metal bends without him touching it. In November, I had seen a spoon’s handle slowly bend by itself for almost a minute as it lay on a floor.  A former officer of the US National Security Agency also once said: “As he talked, the spoon continued to bend and fell on the floor.” Dr. Wernher von Braun of NASA renown likewise reported: “Geller has bent my ring in the palm of my hand without ever touching it.” Astronaut Edgar Mitchell said that Uri is not a magician, and those who claim he plays with slight of hand or other trickery are in fact ignorant of the Geller Effect.

My mind suddenly raced back to the 1970s. I had a daydream about windmills, the isle of Mycone, and Mr. Landon Kite, Staff Assistant to the President of America. He once considered “remote viewing” and a Near East corsair’s well –– sealed with seven metal seals.

For the benefit of Mr. Kite
There will be a show tonight on trampoline
The Hendersons will all be there
Late of Pablo-Fanques is there, what a scene

(“Being for the Benefit of Mr. Kite,” The Beatles, 1967)

Why is Bohr’s model of atomic hydrogen (water-maker) inscribed on a very old well seal? Don’t ask. If you think this is a hoax, you’re out of time. It describes the Rydberg formula for the spectral emission lines of the deuterium atom.

Remind us to show you how the well seal is a tryblion, as said by the Bruce Codex. What’s a tryblion? An ancient spoonful. Who broke the metal seal? If you think this is a hoax, you’re out of time.

We’re searching for a small rod in the center, the meson or quark-antiquark pair. It looks like the “f”-shaped sound-hole of a violin. Like an atomic lightning bolt, that nuclear boson filament is the strongest force in nature. The missing “God particle” vibrates to create quantum mass, and the ground of all material being. We call it a mathematical string.

Who broke the well seal? Now you see it. Now you don’t. Like a thief in the night, a spectral Prometheus stole the fire of heaven. Have you seen a comely stranger, a Man in Black? Who is worthy to open the seals? The one of Israel, whose mind melts steel.

Our search went on for over 20 years, until a cold war finally ended. And now the sixth seal is no longer in its place. It was a limited offer. Discontinued. Withdrawn. The mysterious metal tryblion on an antiquated well system for many generations is gone. Missing from the waterfront castle gate.

As the Tzolkin and Haab calendar completes another cycle, Alexander and Darius once again must meet. But Darius opens hostilities on too many fronts. They will be holes in his sinking ship. Nations await the quantum entanglement of two singularities, one known, and the other hidden.

In Geneva, the Large Hadron Collider prepares to breed the fêted God particle –– the technological singularity of longevity and eternal life. But Darius has his own nuclear reactors hidden in the far-flung mountains of Persia and Babylon. They are copycats of the Large Hadron Collider, with other components called Atlas, Alice and CMS. The Western bigots and deniers who sit with Darius aren’t his guests. They’re his bosses. How else could he get a hadron collider? Designed by IG Farben fugitives. He wants to create a man-made black hole, with a screen dump of the Higgs particle.

Darius’ scheme is an imitator experiment based on the 1945 German “Uranium Engine” by Heisenberg, a founder of quantum mechanics. It was not a bomb. His time machine of biblical hell. Uranium deuteride can be used as a nano-trigger, injected into a human target assembly. Darius seeks guinea pigs to sit in the pathway of binary fission, the warp of space-time, fully awake:

And there came up out of the bottomless pit a wheel having a sword flashing with fire, and in the sword were pipes. And I (he) asked him saying; What is this sword? And he said: …into this pipe are sent they that through their gluttony devise all manner of sin; into the second pipe are sent the backbiters which backbite their neighbor secretly; into the third pipe are sent the hypocrites and the rest whom I overthrow by my contrivance. (Fragments of the “Questions of Bartholomew” dated to the 5th Century)

Regrettably, the sixth seal is no longer in its place. Now you see it. Now you don’t. Yet beneath an olden fountain lingers a channel of quantum entanglement, like a book of life. Just what did you think the sacred tryblion was, a trophy you could steal and put on your bookshelf? The tryblion has its lawful owner. Have you not known? The seventh seal is your mind, which only he can open.

Well, baby, baby, baby, you’re out of time
I said, baby, baby, baby, you’re out of time
You are all left out
Out of there without a doubt
‘Cause baby, baby, baby, you’re out of time

(“Out of Time,” The Rolling Stones, 1966)

What happens to you when ball lightning strikes you?  Ball lightning is up till now an unfamiliar phenomenon. A standard hypothesis currently suggests that ball lightning consists of vaporized silicon burning through oxidation. Another theory is that some ball lightning is the transfer of microscopic primordial black holes through the atmosphere, as proposed by Mario Rabinowitz in “Astrophysics and Space Science.”

“I must emphasize that there is a slight possibility that some of my energies do have extraterrestrial connection.” (Uri Geller)

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Uri Geller in Greece – Part 2: Zorba and Biophoton Magnetism

December 25th, 2009 3 comments

 

Uri Geller in Greece

Part 2: Zorba and Biophoton Magnetism

 

By Peter Fotis Kapnistos (2009)

The formation of synthetic magnetic fields using visible light could correspond to the Geller Effect.  Biophoton emissions are linked to the body’s metabolism.


In December 2009, physicists for the first time used laser light to generate “synthetic magnetism,” an exotic condition in which neutral atoms suddenly begin to behave as if they were charged particles interacting with a magnetic field –– even though no such field is present and the atoms have no charge. (“Synthetic magnetism achieved by optical methods,” Eureka! Science News, Dec 2, 2009)

Research has shown that the body emits visible light 1,000 times less intense than the levels to which our naked eyes are sensitive. Living creatures emit very weak light, which is thought to be a byproduct of biochemical reactions involving free radicals. To discover more about this faint visible light, scientists in Japan recently employed extraordinarily sensitive cameras capable of detecting single photons. In July 2009, they revealed, “The human body literally glows, emitting a visible light in extremely small quantities at levels that rise and fall with the day.”


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After meeting with Uri Geller in November at the Argo Gallery in Athens, I noted his telepathic friendship with the musician Sting, a royal ark found in a Macedonian tomb, and two sudden network blackouts –– on the streets where I live and work. Rick Stokes, the news editor of The Anomalist website joked, “We can’t wait for Part Two!” My second meeting with Uri Geller in Athens was on December 10, at the Hilton hotel.

With us was Giannis Tsolakos, a familiar Greek artist and iconographer (hagiographer) praised by Mikis Theodorakis, composer of the musical score for the film “Zorba the Greek.” Tsolakos’ mural painting of Mikis Theodorakis is in the Megaron Athens International (Athens Concert Hall).

Dimitris Hasekides, the futuristic designer of Image Design Centre (Athens’ wax museum), was also there. The museum had appointed the iconographer Tsolakos to create a portrait of Uri Geller as a birthday gift, and we were at the Hilton to present it to him.

Almost as soon as the iconographer finished stirring his coffee cup, Uri respectfully took the Hilton teaspoon and lightly rubbed it. Its handle began to curve. Uri gave the spoon back to Tsolakos and it continued to twist in the iconographer’s hand. When it finally stopped bending at about ninety degrees, Hasekides took the teaspoon and tried to uncurl it, but he said that it felt too rigid.

Another friend Uri Geller met that evening was Manolis Rassoulis, famous in Greece as a songwriter and singer. Music fans had lately flocked to see Beyonce present a concert in Athens. Also at hand was publisher Antonis Limberis and reporters from the Espresso newspaper, who were in high spirits after filmmaker Francis Ford Coppola recently came to town. Uri bent a few more spoons for his visitors while they sat for press photographs.

Vicky Kaya is a Greek model, television presenter and actress featured in numerous fashion magazines. Vicky hosted the 2009 Star Hellas beauty pageant and is now hosting the Greek version of Top Model. She gave a recent account of sitting next to Uri Geller on an airplane flight. He amazed Vicky by straightforwardly bending her airline meal spoon with his intent gaze and then inquired if she’d ask for another spoon.

When I first saw Uri Geller mentally coil a teaspoon in person, by luck it fell to the floor. The outlying spoon twirled and persisted to bend and move around on the ground by itself. For a fleeting moment, I imagined an army of spoons –– walking along an ocean floor.

The weirdness of coincidental backdrop events was also riveting. Uri Geller predicted on his live ANT1 TV show that the economist and politician Antonis Samaras would become the next leader of Greece’s opposition New Democracy party, although Samaras was trailing behind in the polls. On November 29, Antonis Samaras was elected the new leader of Greece’s conservative opposition party.

On December 9, UFO enthusiasts, military analysts, and scientists around the world were looking for answers to bizarre early morning lights that were visible across the sky in Norway. Visible for almost two minutes, the spiraling tentacle dragged a sphere of mysterious light that captivated awestruck Norwegians. It resembled a spoon winding in the sky. According to some reports, the unexplained lights may have been caused by the failure of a Russian missile test.

On December 14, a day of remembrance was observed for Cyprus’s former president Tassos Papadopoulos, a few days after thieves stole his body from his grave. Leaving no clues, tomb raiders used the cover of darkness, a thunderstorm and a power cut to dig up the former president’s corpse after removing a 250kg stone slab. Cyprus requested Interpol’s help because in truth such a ruthless offense had never been committed in the island. State television interrupted normal programming to broadcast live reports and reactions to the humiliation. Uri Geller cancelled public visits on that day. Uri had moved with his family to Cyprus at the age of 11, where he attended a Catholic high school in Nicosia and learned English.

As I tracked Uri Geller online with his December Twitter posts, I observed that the Twitter time stamps did not match the sky brightness in a number of Uri’s photos. Were they due to a computer glitch, or were they deliberately made to misinform? On the early hours of December 18, the Iranian Cyber Army claimed that it had hacked into Twitter, leaving millions exasperated and annoyed. The motive behind the cyber attack was not known.

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How Does Uri Geller Bend Spoons?

The above-mentioned experiment using laser light to generate magnetism was a clear indication that an optically induced “synthetic magnetic field” had been created for the first time. Other findings suggest that light emission is linked to our body clocks, most likely due to how our metabolic rhythms fluctuate over the course of the day.

Dan Eden recently reported that, as said by the Russian scientist Pjotr Garjajev, one of the most essential sources of light and biophoton emissions is DNA. Garjajev purportedly managed to intercept communication from a DNA molecule in the form of ultraviolet photons –– or simply light.

“There are about 100,000 chemical reactions happening in every cell each second. The chemical reaction can only happen if the molecule that is reacting is excited by a photon… Once the photon has excited a reaction it returns to the field and is available for more reactions… We are swimming in an ocean of light.” –– “The Real Bioinformatics Revolution: Proteins and Nucleic Acids Singing to One Another?” (Paper available at report@i-sis.org.uk)

Research group leader Ian Spielman, the physicist at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) who conducted the synthetic magnetism experiment said, “The achievement provides unprecedented insights into fundamental physics and the behavior of quantum objects, and opens up entirely new ways to study the nature of condensed-matter systems that were barely imaginable before.”

Fritz-Albert Popp, a theoretical biophysicist at the University of Marburg in Germany, had been teaching radiology — the interaction of electromagnetic (EM) radiation on biological systems. Using a sensitive photomultiplier, it become apparent to Popp that biophoton emissions had a purpose outside of the body. Wave resonance wasn’t only being used to communicate inside the body, but between living things as well.

With biophoton emissions, Popp believed he had an answer to this question. This phenomenon of coordination and communication could only occur in a holistic system with one central orchestrator. Popp showed in his experiments that these weak light emissions were sufficient to orchestrate the body’s repairs. The emissions had to be low intensity because these communications took place on a very small, intracellular, quantum level. Higher intensities would have an effect only in the world of the large and would create too much “noise” to be effective. (“Are humans really beings of light?”  Dan Eden for viewzone.com)

Additional tests with a photomultiplier showed that water fleas were sucking up the light emitted from each other. Popp tried the same experiment on small fish and got the same result. He also examined the effects of stress. In a stressed state, the rate of biophoton emissions goes up –– a defense mechanism designed to restore the body’s equilibrium.

Biophoton emissions seemingly confer a “charge” on sub-populations of neutral atoms and create a synthetic magnetic field to which they react. This unlocks an incredible possibility to realize totally new states of matter.

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Why Does Uri Geller Bend Spoons?

When asked why he bends spoons, Uri Geller replied: “The spoon is an ancient tool.” He told us that he owns a very antiquated spoon –– thousands of years old –– from the time of the pyramids.

“The spoon is sensual,” Uri continued. We put the spoon in our mouth. It sends us a subconscious signal of flavor and pleasure.

“And the spoon gives us nourishment,” Uri Geller said. We use the spoon to receive our food and our sustenance.

I added that a particular kind of ancient spoon didn’t have a handle. It was known as the tryblion.

The household or Megista Tryblion was a flat disc-shaped plate with a concave well in its middle. It was a curved bowl–– like the interior of a sphere –– used to measure regular “cupfuls.”

But the Ieron or Sacred Tryblion was a smaller cast-iron mortar plate in which ingredients were pounded with a pestle into minuscule amounts of “spoonfuls.” Doctors used it to measure out quantities for prescriptions. It also became a standard weight and measure for the seals and outlets of ancient water springs, according to Epiphanius of Salamis.

In languages descended from Latin, another name for Ieron Tryblion is Holy Grail. The 12th Century story told by Chrétien de Troyes, based on an unknown book from Count Philip of Flanders, combines biblical lore with myths of a cauldron or well. In medieval romances Uri-ens is the guardian of the Grail.

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Uri Geller in Greece – Part 1: Sting and the Scorpion Tail

November 29th, 2009 Comments off

 

Uri Geller in Greece – Part 1: Sting and the Scorpion Tail

 

By Peter Fotis Kapnistos (2009)

 

The award-winning musician Sting once said that he could bend a spoon with the power of his thoughts, according to Uri Geller’s website. I had spoken with Sting during a press conference years ago and asked him what he thought of the “Macedonia issue.” He told me that the English are not taught very much about Alexander the Great. So I wrote a brief outline of my lost tribe folklore discoveries and asked Uri to forward it to Sting.
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At around 700 BC, Babylon invaded Israel and supposedly carried off the so-called “lost tribes,” including the tribe of Mahaneh-DAN, together with the Ark of the Covenant. Not much later, a Pelasgian refugee tribe appeared in the Balkans, calling itself Mahe-DAN (Mahke-don, or Macedonian).

arkThe gold larnax or royal box (left photo) found in a Macedonian tomb in 1977 fits the description of the lost Ark of the Covenant, with a star-crown on its lid (Star of Jacob). Few ancient artifacts bear such a close resemblance to the lost ark. Other legends say that the biblical ark was brought to Ethiopia, and that a priest carries a replica of the ark (right photo) during religious holidays. Notice the similarities of the star-crown in both photos.

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Uri Geller’s latest TV show, The Successor (The Next Uri Geller) originated from Israel and swept throughout the world. The ANT1 premiere of the Greek version (Ο διάδοχος του Uri Geller) hosted by Christos Feredinos was the prime-time winner in its launch on October 24.

stingAfter watching the first show, in which Uri asked his viewers to put spoons and old clocks near their TV sets, I went through a strange happening on October 25. A few days earlier I had written to Uri about Sting’s psi-ability. Sting’s birth name is Gordon Sumner. On Sunday evening I had the notion that I could hear Sting say: “I’ll give you an hour!” An hour to do what? I thought to myself and quickly forgot about it. Meanwhile, on the previous night, my sister had taken out a broken alarm clock and placed it near a TV set.

About an hour later there was a sudden power failure on my entire street and all the lights went out. As my sister tried to light a candle, she was startled to hear the ringing of an alarm from another room. She thought about Uri’s show, and said, “I can’t believe this.”

By now, pandemonium had broken out in my apartment building. People came out of their flats in their pajamas with flashlights. The shrill ringing sound was coming from a burglar alarm on the sixth floor and the woman who lived there didn’t know how to turn it off. The hectic incident lasted about an hour before the lights came on again. An hour to do what? To complicate matters, that same evening at my place of work (on another street of Athens) the outside telephone lines suddenly sparked a short circuit and our cabling needed to be replaced by the phone company.

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On November 22, Uri Geller and master painter Andreas Charalambides exhibited their joint lithograph book “Symbols” with 11 lithographs at the Argo Gallery in central Athens. I went to the gallery and spent about five hours there, talking with Uri Geller and his guests. On that occasion I also observed Uri bend three spoons.

Most of Uri Geller’s critics claim that he bends spoons by one of the following trick methods:

  1. The spoon is pre-bent or fractured beforehand and is ready to break when Uri touches it.
  2. Uri secretly applies a chemical powder or substance that softens the metal and makes it bend.
  3. Uri uses a secret electro-magnetic device that charges the metal and makes it bend.

Yet none of the above explanations correspond to the details of what I closely observed.

symbolsAs Uri chatted with an elderly gentleman from a humanitarian group, someone brought a spoon from the café next door. Uri held the spoon’s bowl with his left hand and lightly rubbed the handle with two fingers of his right hand. The handle then started to slowly bend upward. Uri said if the spoon is placed on a metal surface, it bends faster. He then balanced the spoon on the metal armrest of a lounge chair. But because the spoon was still bending, it fell to the floor. The spoon continued to bend by itself as it lay on the floor. The curious part is that the spoon’s handle bent up, not down, as one might expect if gravity were pulling on the weight of a pre-softened metal rod.

For a moment it reminded me of a scorpion lifting its tail. In a dreamlike way, the spoon seemed to have a life of its own. It wiggled around on the floor! Uri then picked up the spoon and handed it to the elderly man. It continued to slowly bend in the gentleman’s hand until it reached a ninety-degree angle. I then touched the spoon at the crease where it had bent. I realized that I would not be able to straighten it back into shape unless I used both hands with the spoon handle leveraged on my knee. The spoon ridge was hard and firm, not soft or malleable. It was not warm. And there was no feel of powder or emulsion on it.

I watched Uri do the same thing with two other spoons that were given to him by other guests of the gallery. Uri Geller’s critics should recall that he has been bending spoons since the age of five, and that there are witnesses to that reality. If a new-fangled substance or tiny electro-magnetic gadget that could rapidly twist metal existed in the early 1950s, it would have been sold to major industry, not as the plaything of a child. My own observation is that the Geller Effect is very real, although still unexplainable.

 

 

 

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(NOVEMBER 2009)  PETER FOT K KAPNISTOS, ICARIAN SEA, GR, 83300.

 

Probiotics: Only One-Tenth of Your Body Dies

November 28th, 2009 Comments off

 

Probiotics: Only One-Tenth of Your Body Dies

 

By Peter Fotis Kapnistos

 

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  • Merely ten percent of the cells in your body are human cells. The remaining 90% are “probiotics” (friendly microbes) that help perform your digestion, respiration, tissue repair, and other vital functions. Researchers now understand that probiotics also coalesce in the veriform appendix (a tube connected to the large intestine).
  • Merely ten percent of your anatomy is tied to sexual reproduction (vertical gene transfer). In the same way, only about ten percent of your mind is awake to what is going on around you. Your unconscious mind (autonomic nervous system) unthinkingly regulates vital signs such as your pulse and breath.
  • Merely ten percent of your DNA is used for building proteins. The rest is regarded as junk DNA. Researchers exploring junk DNA today believe it might suffice for data storage and gene transfer. Horizontal gene transfer (HGT) occurs when an organism transfers its genetic material to a being other than its offspring. At clinical death, maybe the 90% junk DNA is horizontally transferred to friendly probiotics that outlast the passing of the body.

Friendly probiotics can continue to live inside convection fields or subterranean water basins. Water is an exemplar signaling pathway. The surface tension of liquids can retain pH memory, allowing water to store molecular data in an extraordinary means of micro communication (for example, that’s where cellular organisms are formed).

 

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A vast recycling or transmigration route of genetic material implies that the total sum of life cannot be created or destroyed. Like mass and energy, it can only be changed from one form to another. Life chemistry may derive from some form of quantum replicator (Q-life), simply copying information at the quantum level instead of assembling inflexible carbon-based structures, to evolve many orders of magnitude faster than organic life.

  • Merely ten percent of the mass in the universe is visible matter. According to present observations, dark matter and dark energy account for the vast bulk of the mass in the observable universe.

Sentient Q-life clouds or plasma structures might be able to absorb magnetic and light energy from stars and planets, process information, and move in space by radiation pressure.

 

 

(NOVEMBER 2009) PETER FOT K KAPNISTOS, ICARIAN SEA, GR, 83300.

 

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The Men Who Stare at Zygotes

November 18th, 2009 1 comment

 

The Men Who Stare at Zygotes

 

By Peter Fotis Kapnistos

 

The Men Who Stare at Goats (2004) is a book by Jon Ronson about the U.S. Army’s investigation of psychic theories and the possible military uses of the paranormal. Its title alludes to efforts to kill goats by staring at them. In a Nov 7, 2009 online Twitter post, the well-known mentalist Uri Geller referred to actor George Clooney, saying, “His latest film is about my work.” In a Nov 12 Twitter post, Geller added:

“George Clooney is Uri Geller in the movie The Men Who Stare At Goats? I believe I ignited the story when I told Jon Ronson about some of my adventures with a certain intelligence agency.”

cloonyJon Ronson’s book examines the links between paranormal military programs and psychological techniques used today. The book follows the development of secret psychic activities over the past decades and explores how they are used today in U.S. security and military operations.  Project Stargate, the CIA-run program that used remote viewing for psychic spying, came to an end in 1995, and thousands of pages of formerly classified material were released. Journalist Gary S. Bekkum has researched those secret government documents, as well as UFO information and psychic explorations.

According to Bekkum, The Men Who Stare at Goats (the 2009 comedy film) is more or less consistent, with polished performances from a first-rate cast headed by George Clooney, Ewan McGregor, Jeff Bridges, and Kevin Spacey. The America government has been involved in using the paranormal since the beginning of the Cold War. Bekkum now has 89,900 pages of documents about the psychic effort provided by the CIA:

In the 1970s, the American Intelligence Community, including but not limited to CIA, DIA, NSA, Army intelligence, the USAF, the Navy, and others, engaged in secret research to determine the usefulness of psychic phenomena. This is true, and this larger effort is mostly ignored by the film, which tells the story from the point of view of the characters, some who were inspired by real persons and events.

In the 1980s, Army intelligence did train operational military psychic spies, who were tasked against real targets of interest, including several high profile cases, such as the hostage crisis in Iran. Tasking for the units was handed down from highest levels of the U.S. government, including the Joint Chiefs of Staff, according to declassified government files.

Jon Ronson’s book focused on one group of psychic spies in the U.S. Army. But if famed paranormalist Uri Geller is somehow related to Ronson’s observations, perhaps we ought to also look into Geller’s military background. Uri Geller was a paratrooper in the Israeli army. He fought in the Six Day War of 1967 and was wounded in action.

Geller’s biographers disclosed a rather intense incident when Uri supposedly tried to “duck and dive” on military service: “His working out of a cunning plan of deception in the paratroopers was not only foolhardy at the time – for what he did, he could have been flung in a military prison for months and suffered a stain on his record for the rest of his life.”

What actually happened to Uri Geller in the Israeli army? According to Uri, a miraculous switchover incident took place, with a machine gun. (‘Ben Gunn,’ says you, ‘has reasons of his own.’) But there was no one he could tell. “His first thought was that God had intervened, and as he has never had any other explanation for it, that tends to remain his belief.”

Although Geller took a bullet through his left hand in the Six Day War, he still headed a crack unit to knock out a pillbox. After being shot at twice, he fired his gun and killed a Jordanian soldier. Shortly later, slices of metal flying off a stricken tank, or possibly bullets, hit Geller again. “He felt a blast, sensed something entering his right arm and the left side of his forehead, and, as he blacked out, assumed with resignation that he was dead.”

Is there anything in the army records to suggest that Uri Geller might be able to stop someone’s heart by staring at him or her? Uri has been filmed staring at fertilized cells (zygotes) and plant seeds in order to make them germinate and sprout. But do certain psychic techniques involve martial arts and self-defense? Why does Geller relate to the men who stare at goats? Should we take a more careful look at Gary Bekkum’s files?

Uri Geller once said he had a dream he would die during a paratrooper jump: “He appreciated that dreaming of dying on a jump was a fairly normal thing for a paratrooper to do.” Did something weird happen to Uri Geller when he jumped as a paratrooper in the Six Day War? Did he in some way set off from this life? Was Uri’s miraculous switchover incident a reference to an out-of-body experience (OBE), or a significant UFO intrusion?

gellerIn the Second World War, UFO sightings were called “foo fighters.” Nowadays, if the blip of an unidentified paratrooper shows up on a radar screen, it’s sometimes called a “Mary Poppins” (the one-liner joke is that someone jumped down from the sky).

When the 11th blip abruptly arrived on Israeli radar in June of 1967, it was far more life threatening than a pathetic joke of duck and dive. Ten Israeli soldiers had volunteered for a critical mission to defend Israel’s right to exist. The radar screens showed eleven. Who was the 11th paratrooper of the Six Day War?

For what he did, he could have been put in prison. His mind raced beyond the limits of past and future. His body was a weightless force, faster than a speeding projectile. His right hand was outstretched. A shock wave roared and thundered in the sky behind him. The eleventh paratrooper was descending to the Mount of Olives.

There would be no picnic tables set with refreshments or well-dressed pastors waiting with Bibles at the moment. Jerusalem was a battle zone with heavy fighting –– a desert theater of fortifications and tanks. Pieces of someone’s dismembered leg marked the burning ground. “Where’s your parachute?” asked another soldier. “Over there,” the eleventh replied and pointed to a near graveyard. His shirt was saturated with color, dipped in his own blood.

He projected phases of his life as several dimensions, from a playful child to an elderly peacekeeper. Those aspects he embedded into terrestrial reality –– past and future –– when his feet touched the ground, and his body descended to the Mount of Olives. Who was the 11th paratrooper?

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Cause tonight for the first time

Just about half-past ten

For the first time in history

It’s gonna start raining men.

It’s Raining Men! Hallelujah! – It’s Raining Men! Amen!

(The Weather Girls, 1982)

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The eleventh paratrooper was at last identified and a background check was conducted. The niece of Sigmund Freud became a refugee when book burning and violent outbursts of anti-Semitism began in Vienna. Sigmund Freud and his family received visits from the Gestapo. Many would perish in the Holocaust.

The niece of Sigmund Freud was put at great risk with numerous forced abortion incidents –– enough to bring about female infertility. It would have been a medical wonder for her to be his biological mother.

The “SS Exodus” was a ship that carried Jewish emigrants from France in 1947 with the goal of taking its passengers to Israel. Most of the emigrants were Holocaust survivors who had no immigration certificates. Homeless orphans had no legal birth certificates or given names.

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Uri Geller said that his paratrooper switchover was under the protection of some outside force, which was unfathomable. His first thought was that God had intervened. The American psychic Ingo Swann worked with Uri in the 1970s.  Russel Targ and Harold Puthoff conducted experiments with them at the Stanford Research Institute (SRI). They believed that Uri Geller, retired police commissioner Pat Price, and artist Ingo Swann had genuine psychic abilities. The CIA and the Defense Advance Research Projects Agency (DARPA), directed by Andrija Puharich, allegedly worked with Geller, Price, and Swann to develop psychic powers for the military.

In November 2009, NASA scientists made the thrilling discovery that the moon has lots of water and could probably support life. NASA’s October 9 mission involving the Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Satellite provided the stunning confirmation of water in the forms of ice and vapor. “Having definitive evidence that there is substantial water is a significant step forward in making the moon an interesting place to go,” said John Logsdon, a space policy researcher for George Washington University.

In 1998, Ingo Swann wrote of water on the moon and said the moon also supports life. Swann claimed that men in black had taken him into the wing of a covert black ops survey into lunar anomalies to learn what aliens were doing there. Swann said he had made government connections with human looking moon visitors that were living on earth.

“VALIS” is a 1981 science fiction novel by Philip K. Dick. (The title is an acronym for Vast Active Living Intelligence System.) Dick’s theory was that we have been contacted by a transcendental mind he called VALIS:

In 1973 world-famous psychic showman Uri Geller had also been receiving messages and regular UFO sightings from something calling itself SPECTRA, which claimed to be a super computer in orbit around the earth. Not normally reticent about his bizarre beliefs, Geller has been suspiciously quiet about his experiences of SPECTRA – which may or may not relate to the publicly recorded interest the CIA paid to this particular aspect of his unusual career. However, the maverick, but world-renowned physicist, Dr. Jack Sarfatti, was prepared to commit almost certain professional suicide by publicly declaring that he too had been contacted by, in his own words, “a VALIS-like being.” Despite knowing he was going to face ridicule and scientific crucifixion, Sarfatti went on record to recount how, in 1952 at the age of 13, he had received a telephone call from an inhuman, metallic voice. The voice declared himself a sentient computer on a spacecraft from the future and instructed him to pursue a career in science.

After Sarfatti went public about his phone call from VALIS as a teenager, it emerged that he was not the only scientist to have had a similar experience. In recent years, researchers have discovered that at least a dozen other senior players in the international scientific community received a mysterious call claiming to be from a computer or other being from the future encouraging them to study science.



(David Southwell and Sean Twist, “Conspiracy Files: Real-life Stories of Paranoia, Secrecy, and Intrigue” 2004)

Tim Boucher freshly considered Philip K. Dick’s premise and said that Geller is also responsible for stories regarding John Lennon’s UFO contacts. Today, the prospects for life on the moon are better than ever before. “Rather than a dead and unchanging world, it could in fact be a very dynamic and interesting one,” said Greg Delory, a researcher for the University of California.

Former astronaut Buzz Aldrin recently said in an interview that there’s a “monolith” on a moon. Benjamin Creme, a writer of esotericism for Share International magazine, claims that the modern “Messiah” already entered the earth’s atmosphere –– decades ago –– and is now living in England. The modern messiah-figure is making his policies known to the world as the current global systems give way.

As the “megachurch” movement spreads worldwide and “televangelists” make use of home entertainment media to provide teaching and support to believers, a new inquiry has been put forward: “If Jesus had a TV show, what would he broadcast?” The men who stare at quotes think he should probably instruct Bible and Sunday school studies. The men who stare at notes think he should explore lost archeology, ancient biology or stellar explosions in space. But the men who stare at votes think he should perform more miracles –– in harmony with our current laws. Today it is unlawful for a layman to heal without a medical license (very soon, it might also be forbidden for one to offer security related help).

“Another world,” the stranger said to the small crowd of men. “Why do you stand there, looking up at the sky? He will return in the same way that you saw him go.”

According to Benjamin Crème (and maybe Dan Brown), the modern messiah-figure’s intention is to marry and live the dream of Eden. His legendary wedding feast is supposed to last for a thousand years, to mark the “technological singularity” or scientific era of eternal life.

Some critics may perhaps argue that men who stare at goats use the evil side of the mind. But a more angelic inspiration for Jon Ronson’s weird tale can be found in Acts 5:

Now a man named Ananias, together with his wife Sapphira, also sold a piece of property. With his wife’s full knowledge he kept back part of the money for himself, but brought the rest and put it at the apostles’ feet.

Then Peter said, “Ananias, how is it that Satan has so filled your heart that you have lied to the Holy Spirit and have kept for yourself some of the money you received for the land? Didn’t it belong to you before it was sold? And after it was sold, wasn’t the money at your disposal? What made you think of doing such a thing? You have not lied to men but to God.”

When Ananias heard this, he fell down and died. And great fear seized all who heard what had happened. Then the young men came forward, wrapped up his body, and carried him out and buried him.

About three hours later his wife came in, not knowing what had happened. Peter asked her, “Tell me, is this the price you and Ananias got for the land?”

“Yes,” she said, “that is the price.”

Peter said to her, “How could you agree to test the Spirit of the Lord? Look! The feet of the men who buried your husband are at the door, and they will carry you out also.”

At that moment she fell down at his feet and died. Then the young men came in and, finding her dead, carried her out and buried her beside her husband. Great fear seized the whole church and all who heard about these events.

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UFOs Explained –– and Unsolved

August 23rd, 2009 4 comments

 

 

UFOs Explained –– and Unsolved

 

By Peter Fotis Kapnistos (copyright 2009)

 

Some modern UFO myths were produced by the German development of rocketry and jet aircraft, which led to the missile and space programs of the Soviet Union and the United States. UFO sightings during World War II, mainly those known as foo fighters, were thought to be enemy craft. German flying discs were said to be advanced aircraft or spacecraft developed during World War II. Some believe that German scientists continued to develop flying saucers in Antarctica.

 

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1950 – Giuseppe Belluzzo, an Italian scientist and former Minister of National Economy under Mussolini, said flying discs were designed in Germany and Italy as early as 1942. Quoted in the Italian newspaper Il Giornale d’Italia, Belluzzo said some great power was launching discs to study them. That same year, German engineer Rudolf Schriever gave an interview to the German magazine Der Spiegel, saying he had designed an aircraft powered by a circular plane of turbine blades, 49 feet in diameter. His team at BMW’s Prague works had developed the Nazi flying disc project until April 1945, when he fled Czechoslovakia.

1952 – A company called Avro Canada began to study designs for a supersonic circular wing fighter-bomber, subsidized by the Canadian government. The Canadian government soon abandoned the flying disc project as being too costly, but enough progress had been made to spark the interest of the U.S. government.

1953 – German engineer Georg Klein said that while Avro Canada announced it was developing a circular jet aircraft with an estimated speed of 1,500 mph (2,400 km/h), such flying disc designs had originally been developed during the Third Reich.

1954 – The first of two U.S. Air Force contracts totaling $1.9 million was awarded to Avro for further study. Avro chipped in $2.5 million and completed design studies and small-scale tests on a vehicle designated the P.V. 704 (U.S. designation, System 606A). The 606A flying disc design was almost 30 feet in diameter with a maximum weight of 27,000 lbs and a design speed over 1,000 mph.

1958 – The U.S. Army also became interested in the Avro project. The Air Force agreed to redirect its effort as this could demonstrate the design features of the 606A concept in less time at a much lower price. The resulting craft was named Avrocar and given the Army designation VZ-9AV (VZ for vertical take-off reseach aircraft, 9 as it was the ninth in a series and AV for Avro). The Avrocar was a saucer-shaped disk 18 feet in diameter and 3 feet thick. It was designed to go 300 mph and able to fly to an altitude of 10,000 feet. It weighed 5,650 lbs and had separate cockpits for two crewmembers.

1959 – Two flying disc prototypes rolled out of the Avro factory. The first Avrocar was sent to NASA Ames, Moffett Field in California. It flew in 1961 and was used for wind tunnel testing. The second Avrocar prototype was said to be aerodynamically unstable.

1961 – The Avrocar flying disc program was allegedly terminated after a total of $10 million had been spent. The two prototypes were finally put on exhibit in the United States, one at the US Army Transportation Museum and the other at the Smithsonian.

1975 – Stealth aircraft became possible during the 1970s when Lockheed adopted a mathematical model developed by Russian scientist Petr Ufimtsev to predict the radar signature an aircraft made with flat panels, called facets. Engineers at Lockheed found that an airplane with faceted surfaces could have a very low radar signature because the surfaces would radiate almost all of the radar energy away from the receiver.

1980 – From the mid-1980s, triangular-shaped UFOs were observed in the skies. This was the era of US stealth aircraft, with a skin made of highly specialized materials in order to gain and maintain air supremacy.

1993 – The Aurora was the name given to an unmanned US reconnaissance aircraft or drone supposedly developed in secret “black” programs in the 1980s and alleged to be capable of hypersonic flight. The US has carried out numerous drone air raids in recent years. In a briefing note to the British Assistant Chief of the Air Staff (ACAS), Anthony Bagnall, then head of the Ministry of Defence’s UFO desk, wrote that there was evidence of such an unidentified Aurora craft evading UK defenses.

1997 – Declassified documents revealed a USAF forty-foot flying disc designed to fire warheads from 300 miles in space. The American flying saucer was called the Lenticular Reentry Vehicle (LRV). Engineers at North American Aviation in Los Angeles designed it under contract with the United States Air Force. Direction was from Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, employing German scientists who had worked on WWII German rocket planes and flying disc technology.

2008 – A Chinese company developed a prototype flying saucer drone that can hover in the air and be controlled remotely from afar, Xinhua news agency said. The aircraft is 1.2 meters (four feet) in diameter and is able to take off and land vertically and hover at an altitude of up to 1,000 meters (yards). It took the Harbin Smart Special Aerocraft Co Ltd 12 years and 28 million yuan (4.1 million dollars) to develop the prototype flying disc, which is designed for aerial photography, geological surveys, and emergency lighting.

 

 

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The Roswell incident continues to stir up allegations that the US government carried out a cover-up. UFO investigators claimed that a crashed alien spacecraft and bodies were recovered near Roswell, New Mexico in 1947.

Lately, the missing Apollo 11 tapes were pointed to as another possible cover-up. When Neil Armstrong first walked on the Moon in July 1969, the camera sent back color video far sharper and more vivid than the blurred pictures shown on TV –– stunning images that “only a handful of people have ever seen.” But decades after the high-resolution NASA videos went into storage, they are nowhere to be found. The Goddard Space Flight Center said it haphazardly lost the original Moon tapes, or destroyed them. (Some hacked Internet videos show an alleged ancient Moon base, supposedly filmed by Armstrong.)

Here are some up to date unsolved incident items:

Feb 28, 2007 – Former Canadian Minister of Defense Paul Hellyer demanded that world governments disclose alien technology that could be used to solve the problem of climate change. “I would like to see what (alien) technology there might be that could eliminate the burning of fossil fuels within a generation… that could be a way to save our planet,” Hellyer told the Ottawa Citizen newspaper.

March 22, 2007France became the first country to open its official files on UFOs. The national space agency unveiled a website documenting more than 1600 sightings spanning five decades.

June 22, 2007 – A mile-wide UFO –– one of the largest ever seen –– was observed by the crew and passengers of an airliner over the Channel Islands between Great Britain and Northern France. An official air-miss report on the incident appeared in Pilot magazine. Aurigny Airlines captain Ray Bowyer, flying close to Alderney spotted the mile-wide object, described as “cigar-shaped.”

Nov 11, 2007 – The pilot of Olympic Airways flight 266 reported a UFO shortly after taking off from Athens en route to London. Staff at Athens airport, the pilots of two other passenger planes, and people at a nearby air force base also saw the flying object. Greek authorities kept the UFO encounter secret for over a year but finally released documents and pilot conversation recordings, generating huge public interest.

Nov 13, 2007 – Former pilots who reported strange phenomena in the sky demanded the US government reopen an investigation into UFOs. They offered accounts of witnessing UFOs, including a transparent flying disc and a triangular craft with mysterious markings. James Penniston, a retired US Air Force pilot described seeing and touching a UFO when he was at a British air base in Woodbridge. The UFO was “warm to the touch and felt like metal,” Penniston said. After 45 minutes the light from the object “began to intensify” and it “shot off at an unbelievable speed” before air force personnel, he said.

Dec 18, 2007 – Japan’s  top government spokesman said he definitely believed unidentified flying objects exist. Chief Cabinet Secretary Nobutaka Machimura was speaking to reporters in response to demands lodged by an opposition lawmaker for an inquiry into “frequent reports of UFO sightings.”

March 30, 2008 – Mrs. Izydora from Szczecinek (northern part of Poland) reportedly went with her husband on a trip and observed an outline of a humanoid entity hovering above the ruins of a former military complex. While her husband went toward the local forest, Mrs. Izydora decided to stroll amid ruins of the former military base. After a while she unexpectedly noticed in the mid-air some kind of semi-transparent entity. She said it looked like a “misty figure” of a man hovering several meters above the ground.

May 14, 2008 The British Ministry of Defence opened its files on UFOs. Along with the unsolved cases were odd encounters when jet fighter pilots considered shooting down UFOs. The MoD said its investigation had to do with monitoring UK security and more files were being prepared for release over the next four years.

May 21, 2008 – Omar Ferlatti and Walter Lopez reported encountering a short glowing humanoid figure in a field in San Carlos, Salta, Argentina. The small humanoid figure appeared to be surrounded by a sort of “magnetic field,” which prevented the men from approaching it. The figure was described as having human features, with long arms and long fingers but without fingernails. Around the same time a local sheep herder grazing in the nearby Valles Clachaquies reported being startled by a similar humanoid while guarding the herd.

June 7, 2008 – Three British soldiers said they saw UFOs, which looked like “rotating cubes,” while on night patrol at Tern Hill military barracks near Market Drayton, Shropshire. Corporal Mark Proctor, of the 1st Battalion of the Irish Regiment, recorded the sighting on his mobile phone and reported it to Army officers. Two hours later, helicopter police officers reported an encounter with a huge craft 80 miles away near Cardiff. They claimed to have given chase to the “flying saucer-shaped” object after it almost collided with their aircraft near the Ministry of Defence base of St Athan.

June 29, 2008 – A Royal Navy aircraft engineer claimed to have seen a “glowing” UFO hover over the M5 motorway. It was reported as a circular disc glowing bright, hovering hundreds of meters up. Michael Madden said he watched in disbelief as the disc-shaped object floated above his head before it “zoomed off at incredible speed.” He said the unidentified object flew for up to three minutes above junction 21 of the M5 near Weston-super-Mare of Somerset.

Oct 3, 2008 – Emmy Award-winning producer and author Linda Moulton Howe said that cattle had been seen rising in beams of light into large flying discs. In an interview with Leo Sprinkle, Ph.D., the former professor of psychology at the University of Wyoming reported that Judy Doraty and her teenage daughter, Cindy, watched a calf rise in a beam of light into a flying disc outside Houston, Texas in 1973. In a similar 1980 incident, a mother and her young son in Cimarron, New Mexico reportedly encountered non-human entities and watched a cow rise in an orange light beam.

Oct 24, 2008 – A US military veteran who worked in the helicopter aviation field while in the military reported seeing a huge object about the size of a large shopping mall and parking lot in the early morning hours. Truck driver Tim Comstock was on Route 7 north of the town of Empire, Ohio, when he saw the mile-wide UFO. “I looked up and there was a very bright object just above the tree level. It seemed self-luminescent. It was big. About the size of a large shopping mall and parking lot. It didn’t look like anything mechanical by any means. To me, it looked like a cocoon,” he told reporter Linda Moulton Howe.

Nov 6, 2008 NASA scientists contributed to the spate of UFO videos posted on the Internet. The US space agency were filming from a shuttle outside the Earth’s orbit in April 2008, when the cameras picked up some objects that have never been identified.

Nov 20, 2008 – Russian researcher Vladimir Azhazha said that extraterrestrials are greatly interested in human sperm and ovules. “Mikhail Gorbachev was the first and the last national leader who acknowledged the issue of unidentified flying objects in Russia. We established the public ufological center during his rule under my supervision,” the Russian scientist told reporters. “It is not ruled out that they come from a civilization of parallel worlds, or from the ocean. Modern science knows very little about what’s happening at ocean’s depths,” Azhazha said.

Nov 22, 2008 – The pilot of a British police helicopter carrying two police observers narrowly avoided colliding with a UFO over Birmingham. All three reported seeing a strange aircraft with two continuous blue-green lights. The object was less than 100 meters away and flew around them. The incident was detailed by the Airprox Board, which reports near misses to the military and air traffic control units. Nick Pope, who previously worked for the Ministry of Defence’s UFO desk, said: “A helicopter was nearly blown out of the sky.”

Dec 22, 2008 – Dr. Peter Creola, a retired Swiss chief delegate at the European Space Agency (ESA is the European version of NASA) and head of the Swiss office for space policies, joined the ranks of those who formally request the truth about UFOs. On the topic of disclosing the facts about UFOs, Dr. Creola said: “You cannot unconditionally trust NASA.”

Jan 8, 2009 – An octopus-shaped UFO was reported flying through the air hours before a British wind turbine was destroyed in mysterious circumstances. Dozens of residents claimed to have seen bright flashing spheres is the skies near Louth, Lincolnshire, where a 290 ft turbine was mangled in a mystery collision. One woman said she saw an object fly towards the wind farm, while others described the lights as being linked by tentacles, leading locals to dub it the octopus UFO.

Jan 17, 2009 – A mysterious blue car-shaped UFO was photographed in Darwin, Australia as it flew across a cloudy sky. Amateur photographer Mark Schmutter snapped the shots from the ninth-floor balcony of a friend’s apartment. He said he saw the object move across the sky about the speed of a plane –– then it flew straight upwards before it disappeared into the sky. Mr Schmutter said he had no idea what the object was –– be it a strange, newfangled aircraft or a UFO shaped like a car.

Jan 19, 2009 – A UFO was seen and filmed in China by a squadron of fire fighters in Liu Pan Shui City in the province of Guizhou. One of the fire fighters, Wang Jia Wei, noticed an odd flashing star and got a camera with 700X zoom. The filmed UFO was made of two rotating spinning top-shaped vehicles or halves of a whole craft joined at their bases. Members of the Liu Pan Shiu meteorological bureau were unable to identify the object.

Jan 30, 2009 The Danish Air Force released 329 pages of previously classified archives on UFO sightings, including details on more than 200 unsolved cases. The Air Force said the archives contain details of unexplained events occurring between 1978 and 2002, before the job of chronicling UFO sightings went to a group called Scandinavian UFO Information.

Feb 12, 2009 – NASA Ames Research Center astrobiologist Lynn Rothschild debated the topic of alien life with the Vatican Observatory’s director emeritus George Coyne. The Catholic Church opened to the idea of life on other planets, with the head of the Vatican observatory, José Gabriel Funes, conceding the possibility of extra-terrestrial life.

Feb 21, 2009 The Canadian Government authorized open public access to thousands of federal government documents concerning UFOs. A total of 9500 digitized documents spanning the years 1947 to the early 1980s were made available through the Library and Archives Canada website.

April 20, 2009 – Former Apollo 14 astronaut Edgar Mitchell, who made the longest moonwalk in history, said alien life does exist and the US government is blocking the information from getting out. Mitchell addressed the issue of extraterrestrial life at the National Press Club in Washington.

July 19, 2009 – Former astronaut Buzz Aldrin, the second man to walk on the Moon, claimed in a C-SPAN interview that there’s a monolith on one of the moons of Mars. Some observers said that the recent wave of qualified comments and classified files released by various governments are part of a slow and lengthy but well orchestrated UFO disclosure.

July 21, 2009 The Russian Navy declassified its records of UFO encounters, many of which took place in or around water, according to the web site of the English-language Russian news channel Russia Today. “They are most often seen in the deepest part of the Atlantic Ocean, in the southern part of the Bermuda Triangle, and also in the Caribbean Sea,” said one intelligence officer. In perhaps the most compelling account, military divers in Siberia’s Lake Baikal, the world’s deepest lake, encountered humanoid creatures dressed in silvery suits at a depth of 160 feet. Three people reportedly died during that naval chase.

August 17, 2009 – A former head of the British armed forces told the defence secretary a UFO claim known as Britain’s Roswell could be a political embarrassment, according to newly released files. In 1985 Lord Hill-Norton wrote to Michael Heseltine about the “Rendlesham incident” in 1980, when US airmen in Suffolk said they saw strange lights. He said an unknown aircraft may have entered and left UK airspace.

 

 

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The “Spirit or Alien” Question

August 6th, 2009 10 comments

 

The “Spirit or Alien” Question

 

By Peter Fotis Kapnistos

 


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At the dawn of our social development, humans believed that the sky or firmament was the abode of spirits. In most traditions, a spirit was a ghost or being without a material body. The sky as seen from Earth was called “the heavens” and was accepted in various doctrines as the dwelling place of God and angels –– as well as the blessed after death. Most religions looked upon the spirit as an intelligent life force or “soul.”

qlifeThe introduction of modern science finally consigned ghosts and spirits to the fantasy zone of delusions and superstitions. In our day, eminent reasoned thinkers are in charge of our scientific and educational systems. But the swift growth of astrobiology in the past few years has presented an exceptional challenge. Several popular theories have been proposed about the possible basis of alien life. The latest phase in the critical analysis of extraterrestrial life now focuses on what physicist and astrobiologist Paul Davies recently described as “Q-life.”

“A century and a half after Charles Darwin published On The Origin of Species, the origin of life itself remains a stubborn mystery, and is deeply problematic. The simplest known living organism is already stupendously complex, and it is inconceivable that such an entity would arise spontaneously by chance self-assembly. Most researchers suppose that life began either with a set of self-replicating, digital-information-carrying molecules much simpler than DNA, or with a self-catalyzing chemical cycle that stored no precise genetic information but was capable of producing additional quantities of the same chemical mixture. Both these approaches focus on the reproduction of material substances, which is only natural because, after all, known life reproduces by copying genetic material. However, the key properties of life — replication with variation, and natural selection — do not logically require material structures themselves to be replicated. It is sufficient that information is replicated. This opens up the possibility that life may have started with some form of quantum replicator: Q-life, if you like.”

Q-life –– set apart as a “life form without material structure” –– ironically harks back to our ancient belief in spirits. According to Professor Davies, the benefit of simply copying information at the quantum level, instead of building rigid duplicate molecular structures, is speed: “Q-life can therefore evolve many orders of magnitude faster than chemical life,” Davies pointed out. The environment of theoretical Q-life is unclear, but the surfaces of interstellar grains or the interiors of comets could allow “low-temperature environments with rich physical and chemical potential.”

The possibility of a quantum replicator became evident in 2007, when an international panel from the Russian Academy of Sciences, the Max Planck Institute of Germany, and the University of Sydney found that under certain conditions galactic dust “comes alive” in outer space. The panel’s chief researcher, V.N. Tsytovich, announced that microscopic corkscrew shapes (helixes and double helixes) could form “spontaneously” in interstellar space. As they have memory and the power to reproduce, the helical strands show the necessary properties to meet the criteria for life. Since that affirmative disclosure, NASA scientists have given weight to a search for what they now call “weird life” –– organisms that lack DNA or other molecules found in life on Earth.

Quantum mechanics predicts that a proton can probably tunnel through the potential barrier separating quantum states of a DNA base pair, thus producing genetic mutations. “Mutations are the driver of evolution,” Davies wrote. “So in this limited sense, quantum mechanics is certainly a contributory factor to evolutionary change.” But how did Q-life evolve into familiar organic life? A possible scenario proposed by Davies is that common bio-molecules were derived by Q-life as a dynamic back-up information storage process.

“A good analogy is a computer. The processor is incredibly small and fast, but delicate: switch off the computer and the data are lost. Hence computers use hard disks to back up and store the digital information. Hard disks are relatively enormous and extremely slow, but they are robust and reliable, and they retain their information under a wide range of environmental insults. Organic life could have started as the slow-but-reliable ‘hard-disk’ of Q-life. Because of its greater versatility and toughness, it was eventually able to literally ‘take on a life of its own’, disconnect from its Q-life progenitor and spread to less-specialized and restrictive environments — such as Earth.”  (Paul Davies, “The quantum life,” physicsworld.com – July 1, 2009.)

Cambridge astronomers Fred Hoyle and Chandra Wickramasinghe first took up the question of quantum life in the 1970s, when they said that self-organizing plasma in interstellar space could have the form of a panspermia life cloud. In 2008, Arvydas Tamulis of Vilnius University described a comparable kind of Q-life progenitor as a molecular quantum computer able to absorb energy from stars, perform digital functions, and travel through interstellar space by means of radiation pressure. A quantum computer cloud in space would use photoactive molecules to convert light energy to floating point operations at extremely low temperatures.

Since a Q-life cloud meets the key criteria for life, but does not require any material substance, it bizarrely suits the limit for an intelligent spirit. The paradigm of a sentient computer cloud also helped to add some details to current reasoning that plasma has willpower –– and water has memory. Emergence theory describes the way complex systems and patterns crop up from simple interactions. For example, the self-organization of plasma (an ionized gas) leads to the formation of membranes, which eventually partition a cell’s genetic material.

Duke University engineer Adrian Bejan and Penn State biologist James Marden recently put forward the idea that “complexity is a function of flow.” Bejan’s 1996 constructal law is based on the principle that flow systems evolve to balance and minimize friction or other forms of resistance so that the least amount of useful energy is lost. The efficiency of a flow system increases as its branching design components become more complex. Since matter is not required for Q-life, it involves only the flow of information. Hence the “will” of a quantum plasma cloud perhaps is merely to fluctuate –– and flow into more complex patterns with a tendency to become smart. This is also called the physics of evolution.

In 1988, French scientist Jacques Benveniste published a controversial paper in Nature, which indicated that water has “memory” –– and is forever trying to get back to where it was. Some researchers now conjecture that water is capable of containing a memory of particle configurations within its molecular structure, which could also trigger access to electromagnetic signaling.

qlife2It was recently discovered that plants, animals, and even isolated microbes converse or “talk” to each other with molecular signals (external hormones) called pheromones. Today, we know there are alarm pheromones, food trail pheromones, sex pheromones, and many others that affect life through a sort of sixth sense (most likely related to smell and taste). Assortments of plants emit distress pheromones when grazed upon. Ants mark their trail with pheromones. And a number of organisms use pheromones to attract their mates from a distance of two or more miles.

It is now understood that water is an ideal pheromone-signaling pathway. The surface tension of liquids could retain the pH memory of a pheromone source –– allowing water to store up information (aggregation pheromone concentrations) rather like a hard disk. Pheromones have been shown to act as single molecules or as a mix of chemicals that evolved into an extraordinary system of micro communication. Results of up to date research into water’s memory of structural correlations have allegedly verified that “water even remembers whether it has been recently hot or cold.”

A potential environment for theoretical Q-life was plausibly foretold in 2005, when Professor Stephen Hawking worked on the “information paradox” and announced that information was not lost in black holes. Scientists had previously imagined that nothing could ever escape from a black hole. But it was determined that event horizon quantum fluctuations could allow information to seep out from a black hole. Hawking said that information configured below the atom in size could flow through black holes without wiping out structural complexity –– and be retrieved in parallel universes.

A new discipline called evolutionary developmental biology, or colloquially, evo-devo, was granted its own division in major universities. Leading scientists, from geneticists to paleontologists, published reports and attended symposiums that presented Q-life as a black-hole-analogous reproductive system. The New Yorker magazine covered topical findings in biology and wrote, “Some of the biggest have come from the new science of evo devo.”

A few of the strange and wonderful areas now under discussion are black hole intelligence mergers, intrauniversal intelligences, and new universe creation. Today, the most powerful Q-life computer cloud in space is thought to be the event horizon of an intelligent black hole.

It appears that even the Vatican is paying attention to the new sphere of evolutionary developmental biology. Given that it embodies the event horizon or “Omega Point” (singularity) of an intelligent black hole, sentient Q-life in the universe probably exists beyond our customary sense of space and time. It outwardly emerges from an untold multiverse, and most likely cannot be created or destroyed. On the face of it, Q-life is equivalent to eternal life. For this reason, the transcendent locale of Q-life is amazingly similar to the miraculous realm of God and angels. Pope Benedict XVI recently made a reference to the late French Jesuit scientist and philosopher Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, who offered an evolutionary theology claiming that all creation is developing towards the Omega Point, which he identified with Christ as the Logos of God. Attesting to a renovation of the world as foretold by St. Paul, Pope Benedict said, “It’s the great vision that later Teilhard de Chardin also had: At the end we will have a true cosmic liturgy, where the cosmos becomes a living host.”

In 2007, Ruth Gledhill of the London Times interviewed Britain’s foremost atheist, the evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins. When asked about the possibility of design by a cosmic intelligence, Dawkins replied: “But that gigantic intelligence itself would need an explanation. It’s not enough to call it God, it would need some sort of explanation such as evolution.”

facesThe odd notion that skeptics might one day demand an explanation from an intelligent Q-life replicator seems brashly outrageous to many of us. Helical strands of “weird life” take shape spontaneously in interstellar space –– apparently not by evolution or a gradual development from earlier forms. Even so, hulking cynics scoff at a cosmic intelligence by writing it off as the “Flying Spaghetti Monster.”

Since religion’s true mission is to encourage friendship with God, perhaps members of the clergy need to consider the link between perception and the geometry of Q-life –– and to explore its impact on human behavior and emotions. Recent studies at Florida State University and the University of Vienna confirmed that people see human facial features in the front end of automobiles, and ascribe various personality traits to their cars. “One-third of the subjects associated a human or animal face with at least 90 percent of the cars.” If humans can interpret inanimate structures in biological terms even if presented in abstract ways, how would they interpret Q-life?  For emotional bonding to come about, a Q-life progenitor must not be imagined as an inanimate object or “thing,” but as a highly evolved living being –– with as much intelligence as necessary to initiate new universe creation.

In 1964 the Soviet astronomer Nikolai Kardashev proposed a system to determine the measure of an alien civilization. The most advanced civilization is a Type III or IV civilization that would harness the power of an entire galaxy and tap into the energy produced from a super massive black hole. A Q-life progenitor sending out information at the event horizon of a black hole to merge from a singularity is the best runner for a Type III or IV civilization. Such hypothetical life clouds –– bearing information without material structures –– are so highly developed that in all probability they are immortal.

Gerard ‘t Hooft and Leonard Susskind recently proposed the holographic principle, which suggests the universe is akin to a giant hologram. David Bohm, Karl Pribram, and Michael Talbot talk about the “whole in every part” nature of a hologram as a new way of understanding reality. Every part of a hologram contains all the information possessed by the whole. If a hologram of an object is cut in half and illuminated by a laser, each half will still contain the entire image of the object. Consequently, information around an event horizon could be pictured as a “Master Hologram” that imparts its thermodynamic symmetries of order and entropy (or archetypal law and revolt). All self-gravitating systems in the universe would be holographic reflections of that Master Hologram. Each and every system would duplicate an allocation scheme according to a “best fit” principle that minimizes wasted resource space while reproducing the positive and negative correlations of the Master Hologram.

In other words, “familiar objects and chronological events” on Earth could be the mirror images of a Master Hologram, modified to simulate our terrestrial best fit. (So too, would every effect in all self-gravitating systems.) Thus, the thermodynamic distortion of  “world wars” on Earth could find its cosmic parallel as an equivalent rebellious struggle on other life-sustaining planets. In a planetary system without organic structures, the Master Hologram’s best fit could adjust the thermodynamic distortion to appear as a massive red spot of gas –– for example. If the cosmic holographic principle proves to be technically valid, alien civilizations could be holographic resemblances of the Master Hologram – and of us.

Microbiologists recently found that friendly bacteria account for about 90% of the cells in the human body. Some could even be cases of “weird life.” What happens to our friendly microbes when we die? While the body itself might be clinically dead, up to 90% of its cells could continue to live and connect to convection fields or subterranean water basins. Are we holographic copies of Q-life clouds?

 

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God and the Multiverse

May 18th, 2009 13 comments


God and the Multiverse


By Peter Fotis Kapnistos (copyright 2009)

 


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When it was originally published in 1902, The Varieties of Religious Experience by William James established the first psychological analysis of religion. It paved the way for the clinical and paranormal branches of psychology created by Freud and Jung.

William James’s book remains the best introduction to his pragmatic way of thinking, his almost devotional respect for discoveries of the human mind, and his unique claims upon the significance of personal experience. James’s classic study is of fundamental importance not only to the awareness of religions, but to modern psychology and psychiatric medicine. Underscored with personal accounts of belief and possession, intoxication, and near-death experience, James’s theories of conversion, saintliness, ecstasy, and mysticism continue to raise new questions and stir up fresh debates.

But some extreme adjustments have been made to the realm of science since then. It nowadays looks as if a groundless (and maybe financial) fear of touching the electrified “third rail” of intellectual disapproval prevents many researchers from speaking out about the varieties of unworldly experience. Just one year after William James published his psychological analysis, Orville and Wilbur Wright launched their famous first aircraft flight. Our contemporary space epoch finally got underway. Today, perhaps space exploration also influences the scientific viewpoint of the paranormal. For regardless of how skeptical we may be of the unknown, there is really nothing very “normal” to be said about walking on the Moon or encountering distant worlds. New technological miracles surprisingly awaken old insights of traditional beliefs. As a result, some of the greatest efforts of modern skeptics to block the bonding of unconscious archetypes are merely wasted labors in our current point in time.

It is often impatiently said that the scientific analysis of unidentified phenomena is a measureless tangle of confusion. Yet, in point of fact, most paranormal experiences belong to around only five chief categories or varieties. This small number of varieties may be interrelated. Hypothetically, they could all be scientifically explainable if irrefutable evidence for the underlying nature of God is precisely established.

Life-Sustaining Cosmos


Perhaps mankind’s most archaic belief is the idea that the original basis of life dwells in deep space (as opposed to a crystal in a cave, for example). Although countless deities and household idols have played a part in many mythologies of the world, it was almost universally acknowledged by ancient cultures that the supreme creative being and eternal spirit of life was a celestial Godhead or immortal sky-parent who resided in the lofty heavens above stormy mountains and forged a long history of cosmological creeds.

Today, some biologists think the need for God may be a central feature stamped deep into our genome. According to the book, “The God Gene: How Faith Is Hardwired into Our Genes,” by Dean Hamer, chief of gene structure at the National Cancer Institute, human spirituality may be an adaptive trait, located in one of the genes that also happens to code for production of the neurotransmitters that regulate our moods.

As fate would have it, an unexpected approach is now emerging in the native ranks of evolutionary biology with a brand-new “panspermia theory” in opposition to Charles Darwin’s original “warm pond” explanation. Today, we know that organic compounds are very common extraterrestrially. Because life appeared on Earth shortly after the planet had cooled down, with actually very little time for prebiotic evolution, the most current evidence suggests that life was transported from deep space to the Earth — by the impacts of comet-type bodies.

panspermiaInstead of Darwin’s little pond, astrobiologists today picture a huge impact crater carved into a seafloor basin where a life-bearing comet once collided with our planet. Here is the starting point of all life on Earth — an all-encompassing seed (panspermia) for the original roots of terrestrial life. Although not exactly a common phenomenon, there’s nothing magical about such a hypothesis. It simply implies that complex organic molecules were outgassing from a volcanic seafloor fissure made by a prehistoric comet collision. That’s probably how life originally appeared on Earth, according to recent facts. And because humans are life forms, we can physically relate to our extraterrestrial seedling  — possibly even on a genetic level.

Francis Crick shared the 1962 Nobel Prize with James Watson for their discovery of the molecular structure of DNA. Crick in addition made public a theory with biochemist Leslie Orgel that complex genetic codes could be spread by intelligent life forms using space travel technology in a process they called “directed panspermia.”

The first panspermia theory was mentioned in the writings of the Greek philosopher Anaxagoras in the 5th century BC. Various scientists including Lord Kelvin and Svante Arrhenius revitalized it in modern times. In the 1970s, Fred Hoyle and Chandra Wickramasinghe proposed that life arrived on Earth by being showered as living cells from comet-type bodies. Recently, a whole range of radiation-resistant microbes has been recognized and has forced us to expand our notion of what is biologically possible in deep space. The latest discoveries strengthen the astrophysical panspermia hypothesis and strongly suggest that life is a cosmic phenomenon. Supporters of the “Electric Universe” theory argue that the plasma astrophysics of Hannes Alfven best explain the synaptic interface of life by the interaction of electromagnetism on cosmic plasma.

etmoonIn a 2007 report for “Scientific American,” theoretical physicist Paul Davies reflected on the possibility of extraterrestrial life. He cited a conference in 1995 when renowned Belgian biochemist Christian de Duve called life a cosmic rule and declared it almost definite to be found on any Earth-like planets. De Duve’s announcement underpinned the conviction of many scientists that the universe is teeming with life. Dubbed “biological determinism” by Robert Shapiro of New York University, this theory is sometimes put across as: “Life is written into the laws of nature.” The panspermia theory is also mapped out as “Cosmic Ancestry,” a development of Fred Hoyle’s original concept by Brig Klyce and James Lovelock. Supporters of Cosmic Ancestry maintain that — like mass and energy — life has no primary origin. It is written so profoundly into the laws of nature that the blueprint for life in the universe cannot be created or destroyed. It can only be altered from one form to another.

The cosmic storage of life’s genetic material is analogous to a self-repairing heat and mass transfer assembly. The large-scale motion of microscopic ice grains in deep space and their irradiation by ultraviolet light energetically recycles life’s synthesis by way of numerous microbial “splash-back” transmigration routes plotted by the shock waves of comet-type collisions.

Cosmic Ancestry indicates that together with the “conservation of mass and energy,” studies should also consider the “conservation of synthesis.” It’s a simple transfer rule that merely says: As the mass of a relativistic system decreases, its energy will increase, and vice versa. Its value must always be greater than zero, for without at least some conservation of synthesis, an interchange of mass and energy would not be possible.

An ideal state for the conservation of synthesis can be pictured as an equal mixture of mass and energy intertwined like an oscillating filament in a vacuum, which is a rather handy description of the quantum world. The most efficient synthesis found in nature is of course “biosynthesis,” or the metabolism of life. If a superior intelligence or God is indeed behind the laws of physics, perhaps the trinity of “Mass, Energy, and Life” are three aspects of only one thing — the fluctuation of a void:

  • Father – Singularity of Infinite Mass
  • Holy Spirit – Quantum of Absolute Energy
  • Son – Synthesis of Intelligent Life

According to the former head of the Human Genome Project, Francis Collins, perhaps at times God does intervene in quantum mechanical uncertainty to nudge nature’s designs, because the chaotic unpredictability of complex systems impacts our future. “It is thus perfectly possible that God might influence the creation in subtle ways that are unrecognizable to scientific observation. In this way, modern science opens the door to divine action without the need for law-breaking miracles,” Collins recently said.

But if the mind of God or some type of higher consciousness is hardwired into the stuff of space-time, how did it get there? Is there a commonsense reason why the initial conditions of the big bang were fine-tuned, spot on, for a life-sustaining cosmos — or is consciousness just a weird and spectacular accident? What caused the big bang in the first place, and where did the matter that became the universe come from?

If the universe started from the singularity of a big bang and subsequently expanded, it seems likewise possible that it might also do the opposite and contract to a big crunch. There is a logical symmetry to such an effect. If the universe were fated for a big crunch, it would either contract to a singularity (a point of infinite density and zero volume) and everything would cease to exist; or otherwise, it might bounce back with a great outburst. This “big bounce” would be very similar to or perhaps exactly the same as the big bang before it. The theoretical multiverse is said to be the collection of multiple possible universes that together consist of all of reality. As luck would have it, William James first coined the particular term “multiverse” in 1895. The various universes within the multiverse are usually called parallel universes.

 

 

Today, a mixed bag of multiverse theories is taken into account. Astrophysicist Thomas Gold once proposed the reality of “other universes nesting within our observable space.” For physicist Michio Kaku, loop quantum gravity of the multiverse may be linked to the upcoming science of teleportation. The ekpyrotic model by Paul Steinhardt and Neil Turok is a forerunner of the widely held cyclic models in which the universe goes through infinite, self-sustaining big bounce cycles, with an eternity of alternating big bang and big crunch mirror-image phases repeating forever.

multiverse2Theorist Peter Lynds recently proposed a model (“On a Finite Universe with no Beginning or End“) in which time is cyclic, and the universe repeats an infinite number of times. However, because it is exactly the same cycle that repeats, it can also be interpreted as taking place just once. The result is a two-phase multiverse loop that has no beginning and no end, but is finite and circumvents singularities. Problems such as monopoles, matter-antimatter imbalances, and why initial conditions at the big bang appear to be so specific require no additional solutions.

A key feature of Lynds’ model is his reasoning of thermodynamic time reversal. Rather than the second law of thermodynamics being violated and entropy decreasing, the order of events suddenly turns around in Lynds’ cyclic universe so the singularity is avoided and entropy can continue to increase.

Stephen Hawking once thought that if the universe began to contract, the whole thermodynamic arrow of time must reverse with it. “Everything would go into the reverse of the way we experience things today: light would travel back to the stars, and broken eggs on the floor would miraculously put themselves back together again.”

Physicist Ronald Mallett presently leads a controversial time travel research study. But the second law of thermodynamics shows that processes involving heat transfer tend to have one direction and to be irreversible. This law also predicts that the entropy or measure of disorder of an isolated system increases with time.

Lynds claimed: “If all of the laws of physics, with the exception of the second law of thermodynamics, are time symmetric and can equally be reversed, it became apparent that if faced with a situation where entropy might be forced to decrease rather than increase, rather than actually doing so, the order of events should simply reverse, so that the order in which they took place would still be in the direction in which entropy was increasing. The second law would continue to hold, events would remain continuous, and no other law of physics would be contravened.”

No conservation laws would be breached in this cyclic model because it’s only the order of events that gets turned around. We can go to a Saturday cinema matinee and watch a movie shown in reverse with all of its actors walking the wrong way around. But that won’t strangely turn the clock back to Friday. In a related way, Peter Lynds thinks that reversing the order of events near a singularity in respect to entropy does not necessarily mean that the thermodynamic arrow must also reverse. However, it does provide a very good scientific justification for the big bounce.

The distinction between past and future may be irrelevant near a singularity. Yet all time symmetric physical processes apart from the second law of thermodynamics could be reversed to take place in the direction in which entropy is still increasing. In this direction no singularity would be encountered. Events would simply recoil into their equivalent reverse alignments and carry on from where the singularity would have been if the order of events had not turned around.

According to Lynds, it becomes obvious that the big bounce would not only lead events back to the big bang, but it would actually cause it. The universe would then expand, cool, and sooner or later our solar system would take shape again: “If one asks the question, what caused the big bang? The answer here is the big crunch. This is strange enough. But is the big crunch in the past or the future of the big bang? It could equally be said to be either. Likewise, is the big bang in the past or future of the big crunch? Again, it could equally be said to be either. The differentiation between past and future becomes completely meaningless. Moreover, one is now faced with a universe that has neither a beginning nor end in time, but yet is also finite and needs no beginning.”

God from Machine Era


cardoorHow can the mind of God fit into the cyclic universe? As computers get smarter, machines could become more intelligent than humans within a few decades, leading to a technological singularity. Many scientists take it on faith that machines will sooner or later become conscious. Perhaps the simplest way to achieve this would be to fit existing life forms (such as neurons or microbes) into biocomputer chips. In 1993, the scientist who coined the phrase “technological singularity,” Vernor Vinge, said: “Within thirty years, we will have the technological means to create superhuman intelligence. Shortly after, the human era will be ended.”

The Acceleration Studies Foundation (ASF) is a group of technologists and futurists that explore the accelerating development of special domains in science and venture to weigh up the anticipated technological singularity. The president of the ASF, John Smart, maintains archives on the singularity hypothesis. His latest thoughts relate to information and computation studies and evolutionary developmental (evo-devo) biology.

Smart and others like him suppose the technological singularity could max out as a “black hole analogous computing system.” According to theoretical physicist Lee Smolin, such a structure is likely to be an integral component in the replicative life cycle of our “evo devo” universe within the multiverse.

In the ancient recitals of Greek tragedy, a projecting crane arm was used to lower actors playing gods onto the stage. The Latin phrase “deus ex machina” came from Horace’s advice to dramatists never to draw on a god from the machine to explain their story line. Even so, evolutionary developmental scientists at present hope that two separate processes of Cartesian dualism — mind and matter — can work together inside the technological singularity to create a universe. They suggest that the initial conditions of the big bang are the result of an evolutionary selection process involving universe adaptation in the multiverse and universe reproduction via “intelligent black holes.”

Smart and his contemporaries currently propose that “Earth’s local intelligence is on the way to forming a black-hole-analogous reproductive system, and then seed (germline) formation to produce another universe within the multiverse.”

Roger Penrose confirmed with Stephen Hawking that a singularity must result inside a black hole. Gravity becomes infinitely strong at its center, causing the geometry of space-time to infinitely curve to a point of zero volume. Physicist John Wheeler, who coined the terms “black hole” and “wormhole,” thought a big crunch to be the possible ultimate fate of the universe. It’s not difficult to see the likeness between a black hole and a big crunch. However, there is a distinction between the two. (A black hole has the entire universe outside it. With a big crunch there is nothing outside the collapsing area because it represents the whole universe.)

Modern physicists and information theorists hope that a unified “information physics” will soon become known, allowing them to understand our universe as a quantum computing system. Several theorists support the cyclic multiverse model because “development in biology can also be thought of as a cyclical process, a movement from seed, to adapting organism in the environment, to a new seed.”

Theoretical physicist Freeman Dyson, recently said we can see that “mind” (which we may call an informational process) has an ever more pervasive impact on “matter” (local physical processes) as a function of its complexity. “Over time, complex systems become guiders and shapers of at least their local universal dynamics,” Smart suggested.

According to molecular biologist Sean Carroll, evolutionary developmental biology seeks to resolve differences between processes spanning the scales of cells, organisms and ecologies. It shows potential to deliver a meta-Darwinian paradigm in biology. And evo devo’s hottest theory is that intelligence may transfer learned information into a new universe by means of a black hole.

John Smart wrote: “A black hole is the last place you want to be if you are still trying to create (evolve) in the universe, but this seems exactly where you want to be if you have reached the asymptote of complexity development in ‘outer space,’ have employed all finite local resources into the most efficient nonrelativistic computronium you can, and are now finding the observable universe to be an increasingly ergodic (repetitive, uncreative, ‘cosmogonic’) and senescent or saturated learning environment, relative to you. In other words, the more computationally closed local computing and discovery become, the faster you want the external universe to go to gain the last bits of useful information in the shortest amount of local time, before entering an entirely new zone of creativity (black hole intelligence merger, natural selection and new universe creation).”

Yet, finding the old universe uncreative and no longer useful from one point of view could bear an awful resemblance to an unspeakable Golgotha Event: “As the external universe dies at an accelerating pace, you are locally learning every last thing you can about it as it disintegrates in virtually no subjective time.”

There’s more than one way to scientifically scrutinize such an event. On one hand, a minuscule black hole normally created in space could undergo a near-collision with an intelligent life form and siphon off some of its genetic data. Or, on the other hand, a microscopic black hole produced in an experimental reactor could similarly be directed to smash into organic life. Both paradigms may be connected through some kind of information entanglement or what Einstein called “spooky action at a distance.” In one description, the person receiving the action might be lifted up on crossed planks like a human lightning rod to draw a miniature black hole from the pitch-black sky. In another version, a subject might be pinned down like a living target assembly in a high-energy physics laboratory to absorb man-made black hole disintegration. Even if our Golgotha Event illustrations seem exceptionally miserable, an intelligent living target could breathe information into a microscopic black hole to lay down the initial conditions for the universe’s reverse cycle — and thus ensure that it sets off a life-sustaining cosmos.

What could be more all-powerful than creating a universe with pure consciousness? Singularity theorists call it “universal transcension” and consider black holes to be vast genetic intelligence transmission systems. A black hole could in theory pick up intelligence or biological consciousness without wiping out structural complexities. Stephen Hawking speculated it could do this if advanced intelligence is built out of some type of organization below the atom in size. (There are 25 orders of magnitude between atoms and the Planck length for the possible requirements of intelligent systems.)

John Smart confirmed: “Not only do intelligent black holes appear to be ideal pre-seeds, picking up and packaging the ‘last useful body information’ in the universe before they leave, but they may also be ideal vessels for merging, competing, cooperating, and engaging in natural selection with other intrauniversal intelligences. This is because black holes, and only black holes, allow a special kind of ‘one way time travel’ for merging with other evolutionarily unique universal intelligences in virtually no subjective (internal) time.”

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Holographic Multiverse


Physicist Alain Aspect showed that under certain circumstances subatomic particles are able to instantaneously communicate with each other regardless of the distance separating them — even if they are billions of miles apart. The holographic principle by Gerard ‘t Hooft and Leonard Susskind suggests the universe is akin to a giant hologram. David Bohm, Karl Pribram, and Michael Talbot presented the “whole in every part” nature of a hologram as a new way of knowing the universe. Every part of a hologram contains all the information possessed by the whole. If a hologram of an object is cut in half and illuminated by a laser, each half will still contain the entire image of the object. At some deeper level of reality, perhaps the Golgotha Event is not an individual accident, but the extension and fractal of an underlying built-in cosmic unity.

During the Middle Ages, belief in cyclic time was routinely outlawed by the Church. Yet the Bible actually spelled out a two-phase universe: The big bang was in Genesis, with the customary account of creation. The big crunch was described in Revelation. After squeezing through the gap of a bottomless pit, “a new heaven and a new Earth” finally came forward, without a sea. Perhaps the image of a deep well was the dying hint of an impact crater that opened in a seafloor when a life-bearing comet fell to our planet. The visionary Pierre Teilhard de Chardin encouraged meditation for the development of a close, interpersonal relationship with universal transcension — in order to believably know “what it feels like” to experience and cross the singularity of a multiverse.

Author’s website:  http://reporter.blackraiser.com/


http://www.alienseekernews.com/articles/god-and-multiverse.html


http://www.americanchronicle.com/articles/view/103048


http://thestrongdelusion.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=888&Itemid=9


http://www.ufodigest.com/news/0509/multiverse.php


http://www.unexplained-mysteries.com/column.php?id=154434

 

(MAY 2009)  PETER FOT K KAPNISTOS, ICARIAN SEA, GR, 83300.

 


 

 


 


Magnetic “Woo” and James Randi

April 28th, 2009 4 comments

Magnetic “Woo” and James Randi

Peter Fotis Kapnistos

 

 

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“The Amazing Randi” recently poked me for a million-dollar award he has promised to anyone with proof of paranormal powers (shrugged off as “woo” by skeptics). Numerous theorists describe the collective subconscious, a sense of the greater good, or the trust of instinct as what mainly determines humankind´s evolving nature.


 

 

A tall man wearing an officer´s uniform courteously entered the ship´s dining room. He introduced himself as an admiral of the Dutch navy and said he was an emissary for a top-secret committee of the United Nations. “We need you to decipher something for us,” he cautiously requested.

“What is it?” the Oxford cryptologist inquisitively asked.

“A blank page,” the admiral softly replied.

“But I´ll need a symbol,” the professor objected. “At least a line, or a few dots, something…”

Nightfall touched the horizon after a day´s journey. A group of persons trekked along a tapered footpath into untried woodland.

“Why must we meet here?” the weary professor asked.

“A blank page,” replied a Canadian voyager clutching his field glasses.

They sat by a campfire and continued their discussion. “I was a firmware engineer for a global digital provider,” the clean shaved Canadian said. “During maintenance I found a blank web page that was receiving a huge amount of daily visits.”

“Did you check the IP addresses of the visitors?” The professor inquired.

“At first it seemed to be another dirty bunch sharing raunchy erotica,” the engineer carefully watched the footpath trail as he spoke. “They used an odd astronomy recipe, like Morse code. If a recurrent IP failed to visit the blank page or made more than one visit per day, a communication port would robotically open. I think that may have allowed them to exchange sex-torture subject matter.”

The sound of a crowd drawing near invaded the evening stillness. The Chinese negotiator and an Italian envoy remained standing at a tent porch as the familiar admiral paced into the campsite without airs, wearing grubby khakis and a snug jacket. “We need to know what´s behind the CIA tortures,” the admiral tersely beckoned the professor.

Thus began the unlikely mission of the Oxford cryptologist and an undisclosed group of United Nations representatives from assorted homelands such as Spain, France, Germany, Denmark, Turkey, Japan, and Russia –– to name only a few. At long last it was discovered that the CIA had made use of “psychics” during the 1970s. But due to the affluent demands of lobbyists, some influential “skeptics” were eventually substituted instead, partly because they supposedly knew more about how to tackle and resolve religious overloads. Opportune cynics scorned straight morals. They effortlessly became the foremost producers of explicit representations of sexual activity. Paradoxically, the leading consumers of pornography according to later press reports were excessive religious traditionalists. The ominous partnership of supply and demand traded immense stockpiles of capital. Members of an intelligence sector of the US government were charged with sex abuse and torture in interrogations. Behind closed doors, the CIA destroyed nearly 100 graphic videos of such interrogations.

Margie Schoedinger was a young woman from Houston, Texas who made a complaint in 2002 that she had been repeatedly drugged and raped by clandestine US government agents that wore face covers. They purportedly exposed her to indignity and trauma. But due to the “far-fetched atmosphere” of her allegations, the local authorities presumed that Margie Schoedinger was in all probability psychologically disturbed.

Two years later, horrible Abu Ghraib prison photos were seen around the world. Images of US government agents wearing face covers while fiendishly afflicting prisoners looked just like Margie Schoedinger´s original descriptions. Evidently, she had counseled us wisely. But by then, Margie had passed away from a gunshot wound in an apparent suicide.

A medical helicopter waited above the isolated encampment to airlift a photographer who had suffered a head injury. The Oxford professor examined some photos an Australian supervisor had given him. A Brazilian mediator watched on. They were demonstrations of water boarding. “Notice anything absent?” The Australian abruptly asked and paused for a long moment. “There are no boards in these photographs,” the Brazilian finally pointed out.

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“They didn´t let slip ––on how they joined together two wooden boards,” the professor remarked. “One of the earliest reported victims died of asphyxiation and had water and blood flow out of his lung when his side was pierced.”

A new boss looked out of a window over Washington D.C. An advice-giver selected a list of files and speculated: “Freeze the Sandstone Foundation´s assets? Probably more witnesses might be made known with new disclosures of entrenched elements.”

At length, the rundown Abu Ghraib prison would finally serve as a museum. Near the secluded entry of a dim corridor flickered a single candle on a small plaque that said: “Memorial of Margie Schoedinger.”

 


But she would not think of battle that reduces men to animals,
So easy to begin and yet impossible to end.
For she the mother of our men did counsel me so wisely then
I feared to walk alone again and asked if she would stay.
(Uriah Heep, “Lady in Black,” 1971)


 

James Randi recently posted an article on his “Swift Blog” with the title, “A Champion Grubby Speaks Out” (April 22, 2009). In that article, Mr. Randi automatically criticized me for a story I had published on the Internet about “Uri Geller and the YouTube Video Smear.”

I must admit that Randi did pay me a Freudian accolade by calling me a champion of sorts. The slang word “grubby” is regularly used to describe dirty work clothes. Perhaps James Randi instinctively compared me to a blue-collar protagonist (unless he meant Myxocephalus aenaeus, a fish that looks like a red bass).

As soon as you’re born they make you feel small,
By giving you no time instead of it all,
Till the pain is so big you feel nothing at all,
A working class hero is something to be.
(John Lennon, “Working Class Hero,” 1970)

 

 

For readers who don´t know who James Randi is, the Amazing Randi (an 80-year-old native Canadian who merrily sports a Charles Darwin style beard) is a stage magician and professional skeptic best known as a challenger of paranormal claims. One of his much-loved objects to complain about is Uri Geller, an Israeli-British performer who claims to be able to bend spoons with the psychic power of his mind.

James Randi began his blitz of opposition with: “I hardly know where to start…” And that´s a good sign for working class enthusiasts. From the onset, the challenger is confused, bewildered and disoriented. He hardly knows. Randi claimed that “a neodymium magnet contained in a plugged-on thumb tip” can move the needle of a compass at an outlying distance. Randi even said he would demonstrate how it´s done. Indeed, if I had further evidence of such a gadget, I would certainly have mentioned it in my original article. I have nothing to lose by exposing swindlers. I only said that the video Randi refers to is not sufficient evidence to prove that Uri Geller cheated. The swollen thumb visual impression in the YouTube video that many observers have commented on was due to blurred motion-capture and appeared on both of Uri´s thumbs (something Randi didn´t seem to get but nonetheless badgered me for).

In one part of the video clip, Uri Geller rubbed his left thumb. Randi and his followers claim that´s where Geller plugged in a magnetic thumb tip. But if you watch the video again you will notice that Geller actually made three attempts to move the compass needle. It slightly moved during the first two tries, but moved more after he rubbed his thumb and asked everyone in the audience to join hands. So, how did the compass needle shift in the first shots if Uri was not allegedly wearing a thumb tip yet? Of course we can speculate all we want. Perhaps Uri Geller rubbed his thumb for a perfectly innocuous reason –– because it just so happened to itch. Or, as Uri´s fans might claim, because students of acupressure regularly massage their finger tips to remove blockages from their meridians and to increase the circulation of Qi (bioforce) through their hands. Of course, with the first mention of “Qi” James Randi and his loyal cohorts will cry, “woo” aloud, and call it a “scientific howler” because in their opinion, bioforce simply doesn´t exist. It´s too bad for them, however, that the Japanese Ministry of Health regulates a thumb technique developed by Tokujiro Namikoshi as a licensed bioforce medical therapy. For centuries now, watchmakers have reported cases where common people halted timepieces only by touching them.

Perhaps Randi made the supreme sacrifice of wrongness when he insisted, “There is no such thing as a human magnetic field,” and called me an idiot and an ignorant reporter for mentioning it. Regrettably, the so-called leader of an “educational club” is apparently still bootstrapped to the world of 19th century mechanics. There is definitely such a thing as the human magnetic field. Researchers began to systematically measure the magnetic fields produced by the human body in the 1970s, after the first accurate measurement was made in 1963 (see: Baule G.M, McFee R. “Detection of the magnetic field of the heart,” American Heart Journal, 1963). Today, international conferences in magnetobiology are held every two years with hundreds of important scientists attending. Most conferences focus on MEG (magnetoencephalogram), or the measurement of the magnetic field of the brain.

We shouldn´t be too harsh on James Randi for lagging behind with his bio-magnetic reviews. Although he claims to lead an informative institute, we shouldn´t forget that the Amazing Randi is perhaps the top professional conjurer of our times. Having started off as a carnival and nightclub magical performer, Randi soon managed to sway entire departments of the US government (via the MacArthur Fellowship) and leading scientists to stop funding research in pioneering fields. America has now fallen behind China in the scientific study of psi phenomena. What more could be said of a head teacher misguidedly claiming knowledge? In a squabble, James Randi suggested that I go back to being a “fashion photographer.” If the popular demand grows, perhaps I will release some never-before published photos of famous personalities. But I certainly won´t return Randi´s boorishness. Asking James Randi to revisit his old playing field of debased nightclubs and saw dust restaurants would be too unkind.

Peter Fotis Kapnistos worked with Professor Spyridon Marinatos, the archaeologist who excavated the ruins of Akrotiri on the island of Thera (Santorini). Peter was the assistant of Spiros Tsavdaroglou, an official photographer for the National Archaeological Museum of Greece. They photographed Minoan and Mycenaean sites and artifacts for Professor Marinatos, who was one of the premier Greek archaeologists of the 20th century (his name is mentioned in the video game Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis). Peter also assisted the team that photographed the royal tomb of Philip II of Macedon, father of Alexander the Great, discovered in the 1980s by the archeologist Manolis Andronicus. If you happen to come across encyclopedias or history books with monochrome pictures of small trinkets from the Tomb at Vergina depicting the father of Alexander the Great, you can be sure those photos came out of Peter´s darkroom work.

It would be thoughtless of anyone to deny that James Randi has done a good turn to modern society by exposing the trickery of some religious pretenders who have robbed the wealth and dignity of many believers. But Randi is neither a scientist nor an educator. He and his committed followers make the mistake of assuming that if there´s a reported phenomenon that can´t be reproduced or explained, it must be a clever trick.

For example, if one of Randi´s young fans were to dive into a tank filled with freezing water at a temperature below zero Celsius, they would suffer cardiac arrest almost immediately according to modern scientific literature. That´s a medical fact. Thus, anyone able to do this without injury, according to Randi´s pointed logic, must somehow be cheating. But Lewis Gordon Pugh, a British lawyer, would strongly disagree. Pugh is perhaps the only man in the world that can increase his core body temperature at will, only by thinking about it. Scientists are now trying to explain how it´s achievable and are absolutely astounded that Lewis Pugh “the ice-man” doesn´t even shiver (an involuntary reflex for mortal humans) while swimming almost naked at the North Pole.

Shrewdly enough, James Randi completely avoided talking about Pugh in his criticism of my original article. Randi has promised to give a million dollars to anyone who can prove paranormal powers. Lewis Pugh says that he can alter his body temperature simply by “visualization.” Ironically, one of Randi´s supporters (who doesn´t even believe in psi) sent me a frenzied message in a befuddled attempt to redefine the dictionary meaning of psi. Others thought they could at last solve the enigma by declaring that William Tell never existed.

But what exasperated James Randi the most was none of the above. He wound up when I wrote that someone using the name “Randi Schimnosky” was posting on the Internet message boards concerning atheism, kinky sex, and child abuse and making at least some people wonder if it had anything to do with James Randi. This is absolutely true. I made up not an iota of what I reported. Instead of thanking me for tipping him off that a potential cyber teaser might be pestering his prestige, James Randi intimidated me. (I assure you I´m not Randi Schimnosky.)

The weird Schimnosky character emerged through a Canadian Internet service provider and could prompt attention for building fake profiles because Randi Schimnosky sometimes poses as a man and sometimes as a woman. Nevertheless, James Randi apparently believes I should be hauled over the coals for mentioning it. The Amazing Randi agitatedly recalled a time when he had the gratification of “flooring a nasty chap” and intimidated me on his Swift Blog:

“One shot, to the chops. He went down, and was carried out. VERY satisfying, I assure you. Want some, Mr. Kapnistos? I got some…”

How am I supposed to answer that menacing question? Of course, I don´t think an elderly man might be waiting to mete out a serious head injury to me the minute I walk out of a restaurant or movie theater. But I´m not sure about his messy group of tough followers. “Rule No. 5″ of the James Randi Forum website states: “You will not post anything that demonstrates a clear and present danger to the welfare of another person, or otherwise tends to create alarm or apprehension that the welfare of any person is in imminent jeopardy.” James Randi did not obey his website rules but instead threatened physical harm. Being a resident of the European Union, I sought qualified opinions. I watched the marvels of an English lawyer that just might make James Randi and his group of heavies “shudder.” His name is Lewis Gordon Pugh.

I looked to Lewis Pugh´s paradigm because it coincidentally asked for “two birds with one stone.” Lewis Pugh could lift a (cool) million from James Randi for his evidence of the power of the mind. I could take a shot to the chops and turn the other cheek to prove that those who show off violence are not leaders in education, but dishonor the MacArthur Fellowship. Fist bullying is an endorsement to harm.

Harassment by computer is a crime in several U.S. states –– especially if the communication threatens bodily harm. In “Destructive Crowds: New Threats to Online Reputation and Privacy,” Danielle Keats Citron from the University of Maryland School of Law says that online attackers can release the sense of a mob thrashing. Persons who are driven by fear sometimes find short-term relief by expressing their rage. Statements of annoyance and dislike that swamp some web forums might sway a number of confused school bags, but they can´t stand up in a court of law or influence a genuine educational organization. Scientific advances come about by exploring the unknown. Those who fear and spurn the unfamiliar can hardly contribute new research.

Since Lewis Pugh says that his one-in-a-billion talent to withstand sub-zero contact is mostly because of mind over matter, James Randi and his team could possibly attempt to debunk him. Like the fire walking “stunt,” (which Randi says is due to wood ash under the feet that has very low specific heat and is similar to a heat shield ceramic), Pugh´s paranormal defiance to freezing could be imagined as a clever stunt by some professional skeptics. For example, they could say that something in Pugh´s swimsuit produces heat from the combustion of metallic elements, to warm the water around him.

If that doesn´t work, Randi´s team might assail the scientists who bear witness to the newly discovered phenomenon of “anticipatory thermogenesis.” As Randi did to the Stanford Institute researchers who investigated the Geller Effect in the 1970s, the skeptics could accuse Lewis Pugh´s researchers of a controlled deception to promote the awareness of climate change and global warming, which he represents in the media. The various wires and monitoring devices strapped to Pugh´s body could be alleged to function somewhat like a neodymium heat apparatus, warming up the icy waves as he swims.

In contrast, scrupulous researchers seeking to scientifically confirm Lewis Pugh´s resistance to freezing are studying molecular groups that rotate within vacuum cavities in such a way that thermalization occurs. The possible existence of long-lived rotational states of some molecules inside protein structures (the electromagnetic partitioning of DNA) could be responsible for increasing core body temperature. Pugh´s paranormal ability may in truth be a variant of the Geller Effect, because excitable tissues are now regarded as true generators of thermalization and magnetic fields.

Despite the top-notch skeptics´ best efforts, today many common people are happy to accept the possibility of magnetic “woo.” But faith certainly includes an undeniable “weirdness.” For example, a portrayal of Jesus as a merchant selling jewelry and promoting cosmetics certainly seems pretty weird: “I counsel you to buy from Me gold refined in the fire, and anoint your eyes with eye salve, that you may see.” (Revelation 3:18). Even more weird is the ceremonial buzz that he´s forecast to arrive with space clouds and a completely different name: “And I will write upon him my new name.” (Revelation 3).

Is the magnetic attraction of “woo” a strange spot in the pursuit of happiness? Or could the extraordinary sense of a greater good actually determine life´s evolving nature?

I’ve paid my dues –
Time after time –
I’ve done my sentence
But committed no crime –
And bad mistakes
I’ve made a few
I’ve had my share of sand kicked in my face –
But I’ve come through
(Queen, “We Are The Champions,” 1977)

http://reporter.blackraiser.com/

http://www.alienseekernews.com/articles/magnetic-woo-james-randi.html

http://www.americanchronicle.com/articles/view/100377

http://www.ufodigest.com/news/0409/randi.php

 

(APRIL 2009) PETER FOT K KAPNISTOS, ICARIAN SEA, GR, 83300.

 

 

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