Upcoming UFO Report and its Implications for Human Origins Theory
Last year, the United States signed into law 5,500 pages of legislation, most of which dealt with economic stimulus. But it dealt with something else too – UFOs! The revelations have explosive implications that will cause us to reexamine our scientific paradigms of human origins. Where do we come from? This is probably the most fundamental question within the human condition, and to even attempt answering it, we must explore the origin of all life on Earth.
The legislation contained the Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021. In the committee comment section is a heading entitled “Advanced Aerial Threats.” The provision mandates that the Director of National Intelligence collaborate with the Secretary of Defense to forge a detailed report, the so-called UFO report, which discloses everything the government knows about unidentified flying objects (UFOs), a moniker they have now discarded in favor of others such as “unidentified aerial phenomena” (UAP) or “anomalous aerial vehicles” (AAV).
In 2020, the U.S. Navy confirmed that three videos circulating the internet were indeed authentic and were captured by Navy jet pilots. Pentagon spokeswoman, Sue Gough, admitted that the images of the rapid-moving, glowing vehicles, one sphere-shaped, another acorn-shaped, a “metallic blimp,” and many others, were being studied by the newly formed Unidentified Aerial Phenomena Task Force (UAPTF).
Abiogenesis and the Origin of Life of Earth
Abiogenesis is the prevailing, although highly speculative and controversial, narrative about how life originated on Earth. Essentially, this theory holds that over millions of years of primordial, evolutionary processes, non-living matter transitioned into living cells. Then, simple, cellular life forms gradually began to develop, via natural selection, and after epochs of competition-driven genetic mutation/adaptation, a myriad of biodiverse species were born.
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This theory has been propped up since the 1950s as scientific fact, and proponents of it point to a series of experiments from the 50s in which some amino acids were successfully synthesized from inorganic compounds. The problem is, some amino acids are not remotely equivalent to the proteins required to constitute even the most basic cellular life, and then, even these proteins fall far short of the wondrous complexity that is a living cell. In fact, the more molecular biotechnology advances, so to does our understanding of how incredibly complex cells are.
Directed panspermia is the theory that an intelligent species intentionally inoculated our planet to stimulate the development of life. (iweta0077 / Adobe Stock)
Panspermia and Directed Panspermia: Alternative Origin of Life Theories
Alternatively, the theory of panspermia holds that life arose elsewhere in the universe, through unspecified processes, and was then spread to planet Earth by a medium like an asteroid, comet, meteorite, or space dust. Modern, definitive studies have concluded that complex, organic molecules exist within this solar system and in interstellar space. It is then, quite probable that these fundamental building blocks of life arrived here by way of these mechanisms.
Directed panspermia, on the other hand, can be defined as the deliberate transportation of complex, organic life through space with the goal of introducing species onto lifeless, but habitable astronomical objects. In other words, an intelligent species, utilizing high technology, intentionally inoculating planets or moons in order to stimulate the development of life.
This is not science fiction. Highly acclaimed, world renowned scientists like Francis Crick, Leslie Orgel, Sydney Brenner, and many others, endorse this theory and published extensive studies on the subject. It’s worth mentioning that Brenner shared a Nobel Prize for his work on deciphering the genetic code, and that Francis Crick (along with James Watson) discovered the DNA helix, won the Nobel Prize, and gave birth to genetic science as we know it.
Darwinian and Definition of Life Disclaimers
It’s important to point out that life itself is not easily defined. There are hundreds of definitions, and in some cases, entire chapters have been exclusively devoted to defining this fundamental word/concept. According to modern biologists Jane Reece and Neil Campbell, “the phenomenon we call life defies a simple, one-sentence definition.” The definition preferred by NASA is that life is a “self-sustaining chemical system capable of Darwinian evolution.” In other words, life is, “matter that can reproduce itself and evolve as survival dictates.”
This brings us to Charles Darwin. The favoring of directed or undirected panspermia should not be misinterpreted of a revolt against the concept of Darwinian evolution. Unfortunately, Darwinian evolution has accumulated a great deal of connotations and assumptions which intertwine the origins of life, alongside the process by which life adapts to its environment.
It is commonly believed that Darwin’s Origin of Species, is well-established, scientific fact. The process of evolution, meaning the natural selection driven, genetic mutations/adaptations, is well established science. However, this process as the origin of all life, is not, at all, scientific fact. Additionally, there’s strong evidence in modern studies of molecular biology that the competitive nature of this process has been overestimated, and that the process may be much more symbiotic.
While Darwin’s Origin of Species is held as well-established, scientific fact, the process of evolution as the origin of all life is not. (Mario Breda / Adobe Stock)
The Dawn of Man: Evolutionary Theory of Man
Genetic studies literature indicates that primates diverged from mammals about 85 million years ago. Then the various, great ape subfamilies diverged around 15 to 20 million years ago. From there, it is speculated that a locomotion transition to bipedalism occurred about six to seven million years ago. This theoretical transition enabled the earliest human ancestors to migrate throughout the globe. However, some anthropologists studying the development of bipedalism, have stated that this evolution in gait alone could not have sufficiently empowered these primates to fan out around the world.
These professionals have found that bipedalism, tool construction, and the manipulation of fire would have be necessary to achieve spread of human ancestors. It is further believed by the leading authorities that these advancements then triggered rapid encephalization (perpetual brain growth), beginning around two million years ago. Finally, we have archaic and modern humans emerging from a complicated tree of interbreeding hominin species around 400,000 – 200,000 years ago.
The So-Called Ancient Astronaut Hypothesis
Ancient Greek thinkers like Plato, Pythagoras, and many others, wrote in great detail about how the deities of mythology were real, had initiated the natural processes, as well as inoculated the planet with life. Of course, these ideas came after thousands of years of paradigmatic belief in pantheons of deities as the creators of humanity and the world. These religious paradigms were largely relegated to mere tradition with the rise of Darwinism and the industrial revolution.
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There exists a centuries old, ideological death match between religious and scientific worldviews which took hold during the Renaissance when Roman Church authorities responded to scientific explorations by condemning them and their ideas under the threat of death and excommunication. In the mid twentieth century, authors of alternative history began publishing books about out of place artifacts and thereby popularized a fusion of science and mythology that has become known as the ancient astronaut hypothesis.
This concept asserts that the deities of ancient mythology were actually intelligent, non-human species, who utilized advanced technology to establish life on Earth and bequeathed the arts and sciences of civilization to humanity in the distant past. This mainstream popularization was fueled, in part, by an ever-growing collection of sightings by people across the world of anomalous aerial phenomena, and by the progress made in aerospace related fields.
The Ancient Astronaut Hypothesis posits that the deities of ancient mythology were intelligent, non-human species who came to humanity in the distant past. (danielegay / Adobe Stock)
The “Heresy” of Believing in Otherworldly Deities
A deity can be defined as a supernatural being that has the capability of influencing the forces of nature, observes humanity, and periodically intervenes in the affairs of human beings. It’s interesting that by this definition, an elder species that observes, and occasionally interacts with, human civilization, is well within the parameters of scientific probability. Even with countless sightings, physical evidence of high-tech in ancient times, and the postulations of great thinkers like Crick, Newton, Einstein, Tesla, Pythagoras, Plato, the notion that such “deities” or elder life forms are, at least, intermittently present, and observing mankind’s civilization, is often met by vitriolic ridicule and skepticism.
Most of the opponents of this concept, whether they’re aware of it or not, are incited by flawed reasoning intravenously fed into their consciousness by Darwinian evolutionist zealots who themselves are guilty of confirmation bias and cognitive dissonance, if not outright scientific misconduct. These authorities were much chagrined by the work of Dr. Francis Crick and his colleagues, as his intellectual prowess was, and is, beyond reproach due to his and Watson’s discovery of the DNA helix. They (the oligarchic authorities) regard these theories as heresy (tragically ironic), and this is why even to this day, the mainstream public is mostly unaware of them.
AAVs and the Advanced Aerospace Threat Identification Program
In a televised interview with CBS correspondents, the Republican US Senator Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), who at the time was the vice chair of the intelligence committee, explained that “the bottom line is these things are flying over your military bases and you don’t know what they are because they aren’t yours and they are exhibiting – potentially - technologies that you don’t have at your disposal, that to me is a national security risk and one that we should be looking into.” In public statements such as this, state officials are approaching the subject as if these could potentially be foreign adversaries who have made secret technological leaps.
They’re also acting as if the U.S. military hasn’t been studying these phenomena for years. They have. Created in 2007 and dissolved in 2012, the Advanced Aerospace Threat Identification Program was uncovered in 2017. It was run by intelligence official Louis Elizondo who publicly called for disclosure of the project’s findings. The program was then succeeded by the Unidentified Aerial Phenomena Task Force (UAPTF) in 2020, under the umbrella of the U.S. Department of Defense. While existence of the project has been made public, its findings, and those of previous programs, are still classified. Hopefully some of the information, which has been financed by taxpayers, will come to light with the report due to come out 1 June 2021.
In 2017, Hawaiian astronomers discovered the first ever interstellar object as it passed through our solar system and they named it Oumuamua, which means messenger from the distant past. (nagualdesign / CC BY-SA 4.0)
Harvard’s Top Astronomer and Oumuamua
In late 2017, Hawaiian astronomers discovered the first ever interstellar object as it passed through our solar system. They named it Oumuamua. At first, it was designated a comet, but then, it turned out not to fit the criteria for a comet, so they changed it to an asteroid. But then, they realized it had come from outside our solar system and therefore needed its own, new designation as an interstellar object.
The name itself is Hawaiian and roughly translates to “messenger from the distant past.” Avi Loeb is the chairman of Harvard’s astronomy department who has boldly pointed out that the object is moving too fast to be an inert rock and is not emitting jets of steam like a comet. His position is that it cannot be a lump of rock as has been suggested and, in his expert opinion, the only scenario that fits with the data is an object that originated from another intelligent civilization. Loeb has also pointed out that it’s arrogant believe that we are alone in the universe, or even an especially unique species.
Expert Opinions on Extraterrestrial Intelligence from the Moonwalkers
Apollo astronaut Al Worden made an appearance on Good Morning Britain some years ago. Before the show wrapped up, the host asked him if he believed in extraterrestrials. Worden responded that he did, and that he knew they existed because he saw them everyday. The hosts laughed, misinterpreting his statement as a joke. But he wasn’t joking and told them so. He went on to explain that in his expert opinion, in the distant, prehistoric past, an intelligent species seeded life on Earth. He then suggested reading Sumerian mythology before the host flew into a panic, ending the program.
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Another moonwalking astronaut, Buzz Aldrin, has stated publicly that an anomalous, 200-meter-tall object on Mars is, in his expert opinion, evidence of a non-human civilization. But perhaps the most intriguing of the moonwalkers is Edgar Mitchell and his email that was uncovered by the Wikileaks revelations. In an email sent from Mitchell to the Clinton camp while Hillary Clinton was Secretary of State and running for president, Mitchell wrote: “Remember, our nonviolent ETI from the contiguous universe are helping us bring zero-point energy to Earth. They will not tolerate any forms of military violence on Earth or in space.” ETI is short for extraterrestrial intelligence and zero-point energy is a clean, inexhaustible energy source.
What Does UFO Report Mean for Human Origin Paradigms?
What conclusions can be drawn from this 180-degree reversal by the US government, and what impact does it have on human origin paradigms? First and foremost, the US government’s long held position that these UFOs are simply misconstrued aerial/optical illusions has all the while been a complete farce. No surprised there for the discerning researcher. Also, it seems that quite a few of the previously mentioned, vitriolic skeptics are due up for a long, humiliating, force-fed, cornucopia feast of cold crow meat.
But what these disclosures really mean is that theories like those of Francis Crick, James Watson, Sydney Brenner, Leslie Orgel, and others are being tremendously reinforced. It’s one thing to speculate that somewhere out there, in the distant reaches of the universe (or multiverse), there are other intelligent life forms. But, if such life forms are present right here, then the likelihood of their influence regarding the origination of life on this planet goes up ten-thousand-fold.
In this realm of theoretical science there’s a concept known as the Fermi paradox. This controversial paradox posits that based on the age of the universe (approximately 15 billion years old), its vast size (so large its boundaries are unknown), and given what we know about our own development, the universe should be teaming with intelligent life or at least littered with remnants of it. If this is the case, why haven’t we found it? Unless, perhaps, we have. We’ll have to wait for the UAPTF UFO report to come out on 1 June 2021 to find out more!
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By Mark A. Carpenter
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