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Other LifeForms

such as ConsciousQuantum Computers, Angels, Ideas,Microbes, Gaia, GalacticCivilizations, UFO Aliens, or Consciousnessof our Universe,

could influence the Future of theHuman Civilization of the Global World Order.

 

Mental/Spiritual contact with Higher LevelBeings, or Angels,

is widely accepted by religions and traditions from Judaism,Christianity, and Islam, to Buddhismand Taoism, and many others. Influence of this type is evidentall through History.

 

Ideas seem to have lives of their own,

so Ideas might be regarded as InformationBased Life Forms. The influence of Ideas on Historyis undeniable.

 

Microbes on Earth, and from Molecular Cloudsand Comets,

have affected the History of life onEarth.

The 1346-1353 Black Deathplague Microbes from the Asian part of Earth killedabout a third of the peopleof the Eurpean part of Earth. The reduction of population anddestabilization of the economic order encourage the application oftechnology to replace a labor-intensive agrarian economy with acapital-intensive industrial economy.

The WorldWar I flu of 1918 probablyoriginated in March of 1918 in Ft. Riley, Kansas,from whence it was taken to the trenches of Europe and to the homesof returning soldiers. It killed over 20,000,000 people on Earth(including my pregnant grandmother, Clara DoddSmith (on 29 January 1919) and about 600,000 other USA citizens).One USA doctor was successful in treating it. Dr. Bird, of Valdosta,Georgia, USA, was returning to the USA from Europe on a World War Itroop ship in 1918. Many of the troops got the flu, and Dr. Birdobserved that most of the officers died and most of the enlisted menlived. The enlisted men got no cool fresh air, no cold compresses,and no cold drinks, so that their fever was not artificially reduced.When Dr. Bird arrived home in Valdosta, he treated his civilianpatients by keeping them covered with blankets and maintaining highfever. Other Valdosta doctors said he was crazy and inhumane, buttheir patients (who got fresh air and cold compresses) died, whileDr. Bird's patients lived. Then the other doctors copied Dr. Bird,and said that he was brilliant.

Just afterWorld War II the AIDS pandemic originated. In 1998, DavidD. Ho from the Aaron Diamond AIDS Research Center, RockefellerUniversity, New York, and his colleagues, discovered the earliestthen known case of HIV-1 infection from a blood plasma samplecollected in early 1959 from an adult Bantu male living inLeopoldville, Belgian Congo (now Kinshasa in the Democratic Republicof Congo). They say that the common ancestor of all AIDS virusesprobably originated in Africa just after World War II, in the 1940sor 1950s. Conjectures about originating factors include post-WorldWar II biological warfare research and contaminatedpolio vaccines used in Africa. In his review of Edward Hooper'sbook The River (Little, Brown) in TheNew York Times, 30 November 1999, Lawrence K. Altman said:

"... In ``The River,'' Edward Hooper finds disturbing links between an experimental oral polio vaccine being given ... in Leopoldville (now Kinshasa, Congo) in 1959 and the beginnings of the AIDS virus. The virus, he says, could have originated in chimpanzee tissues that he suggests were used to make the vaccine. ... He finds close coincidence in both time and place between the earliest cases of AIDS and the testing of an oral vaccine developed at the Wistar Institute in Philadelphia and, later, in two laboratories in Belgium. From 1957 to 1960, the vaccine was given to a million people in what are now Rwanda, Burundi and Congo. If the experimental vaccine was contaminated, nothing could have been done about it because tests for the ancestor virus did not exist then. And it would have been a one-time event because standard polio vaccines were not made from chimpanzee tissues. Of 28 cases of AIDS acquired in specified towns in Africa through 1980, 23 were from the same towns where the experimental vaccine was given or within 175 miles of them. The area is the epicenter of the African epidemic, which is the worst in the world. And there is precedent for a simian virus's lurking in polio vaccine: millions of Americans were inadvertently infected with such a virus, SV-40, in the 1950's and early 1960's. (Fortunately, it was not harmful.) But in 1967, several laboratory workers in Germany died from the newly discovered Marburg virus after it had been imported in African green monkeys. The virus is harmless for the monkeys but lethal for humans. ... H.I.V.'s simian ancestor might have grown in the batches of polio vaccine used in experimental trials only. When the vaccine was squirted into human mouths, the simian virus could have passed through a sore or ulcer and entered the bloodstream, subsequently to evolve into H.I.V.-1. From there it would have been transmitted through sexual or blood-to-blood contact. ... Hooper ... [proposes] ... to find out whether another early case of H.I.V., in a baby born in 1973 to a teenager in New Jersey, could have been linked to the testing of the experimental vaccine at a women's prison in Clinton, N.J. ...".

According to a30 March 2003 article by M. A. J. McKenna in The AtlantaJournal-Constitution:

"... A health official investigating the worldwide epidemic of unexplained pneumonia ... SARS [severe acute respiratory syndrome] ... has died of the disease in Asia, while thousands more Canadians have been placed under quarantine and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued a broad warning against travel to China. Simultaneously, the Atlanta-based CDC asked U.S. patients infected with severe acute respiratory syndrome to seclude themselves at home for 10 days after their symptoms end, use different bedding, towels and utensils from their families and wear surgical masks as much as possible. ... Coronaviruses, which the CDC believes to be the likely cause of SARS, can survive on contaminated surfaces for ... several hours ... The request for self-quarantine Saturday came as health officials worldwide acknowledged that the illness may spread more easily than they suspected, saying that the virus presumed to cause the disease may move freely through the air ... the CDC warned that it was impossible to predict the course of the epidemic. ... cases were recorded in the United States ... total ... 62, the CDC said. Outside the United States, the World Health Organization put the worldwide toll of the disease at 1,491 cases, including 54 deaths, in 13 countries. There have been no deaths in the United States. ... World health authorities now accept that the original source of SARS was an outbreak of flulike illness that began in southern China in November [2002] and then moved to Hong Kong. ...".

 

Microbes from Molecular Clouds and Comets, as conjecturedby Fred Hoyle in his book The Intelligent Universe (Holt, Rinehart,and Winton 1984) and by Fred Hoyle and Chandra Wickramasinghe intheir book Cosmic Life Force (Paragon House 1990) could causediseases and genetic changes on Earth, and could have been the sourceof the genetic material for the origin of Life on Earth, not tomention a major source of water of theoceans of the early Earth. Since the Earth was formed only about4,500 million years ago, and the Fe3O4 Magnetite ferrous Banded Ironformations of Greenland were produced by bacteria about 3,800 millionyears ago, there was probably not enough time (about 700 millionyears) for the bacteria to evolve only from simple chemicals onEarth. However, the Sun (about 5,000 million years old) is youngrelative to our Universe (about 15,330million years old) so that there was a lot of time prior to theSun's formation for the microbes of Comets and Molecular Clouds tohave formed. Therefore, it is, accordingto Hoyle, likely that life on Earth was seeded by microbes fromencounters with Comets or InterstellarMolecular Clouds.

 

As Gaia,

the Earth itself can be regarded as alife form. Not only the Earth, but alsothe Sun, the SolarSystem, Comets, and the moredistant Stars, Clouds, and Galaxies, have influenced History.

 

Galactic-Scale Civilizations

might communicate throughoutour Milky Way Galaxy by Laser Beams gravitationally focussed byStars. If present-day Humans observed such beams, the beams mightbe perceived as some sort of unusual physical phenomenon (such asGamma Ray Bursters), and Humans may be no moreaware of the information content of the beams than North AmericanIndians would have been aware of the information carried by TelegraphLines in the 19th century Western USA . Optical SETI programs atColumbus, Berkeley,and Harvardhave begun to look for laser signals, but at longer wavelengths thanGamma Rays.

 

Alien Material Spacecraft, so-called UFOs,

may or may not have already visited Earth. Most UFO reports arefalse, and there is a lot of disinformation.

Some are of the opinion that the USA has UFO-techonologyspacecraft, but I don't think so.

An interesting UFO report is described by Col. Philip J. Corso(USA ret) (in The Day After Roswell Simon & Schuster 1997) somepossible past events related to visitation of Earth by Aliens. Evenif some or all of the events described by Col. Corso turn out to beuntrue disinformation [for example, some havesaid that events such as those described by Corso could have beenrelated to transfer of World War II - era Nazi technology to USAinterests], his accounts of them indicate the type ofeffects that Alien visitation could have on the future of Earth'sGlobal World Order. Here are some of the events described by Col.Corso, and some corresponding history of semiconductor transistors asdescribed by Michael Riordan and Lillian Hoddeson (in Crystal Fire,W. W. Norton 1997):

March 1940 - At Bell Labs, Ohl and Brattain studied Silicon(in the periodic table column of Carbon, Silicon, Germanium, Tin, andLead) and found two types of Silicon: P (positive voltage whenilluminated, due to some Boron, Aluminum, Gallium, Indium, orThallium) ) and N (negative voltage when illuminated, due to somNitrogen, Phosphorous, Arsenic, Antimony, or Bismuth).

March 1946 - At Bell Labs, Bardeen disclosed his theory ofsurface states with a double layer of charge (negative outside andpositive beneath), and Brattain and Pearson conducted experimentsusing Silicon and Germanium cooled with liquid Nitrogen to try tofreeze the surface electrons in place. By April, Brattain had seensmall photovoltaic charges.

4 July 1947 - UFO craft crashed during intensethunderstorms near Roswell, New Mexico. Electromagnetic/particleeffects of Earth thunderstorms couldhave disrupted UFO craft electromagnetic systems. USA militaryrecovered crescent-shaped UFO craft near Roswell, New Mexico, andtransported some of the recovered material to Fort Bliss, Texas. Therecovered material included:

From Fort Bliss, some of the recovered material was shipped toFort Riley, Kansas, (the probableoriginating point of the 1918 flu), where Col. Corso, as postduty officer on 6 July 1947, saw some of the recovered material,including an Alien body.

Other recovered material was shipped to the Air Materiel Commandat Wright Field (now Wright-Patterson AFB), Ohio, under the commandof Lt. Gen. Nathan P. Twining. After consultation with PresidentHarry Truman, Lt. Gen. Twining, sometimes using the U. S. ArmyResearch and Development Foreign Technology Desk as intermediary,released some material to USA industries for reverse engineering,including recovered integrated circuit material to Bell Labs andMotorola.

September 1947 - Brattain saw a photovoltaic effect inSilicon at room temperature. At Bardeen's suggestion, Brattainstarted using a vibrating electrode on a long stem that could be putinside a thermos bottle to control temperature.

November 1947 - Brattain began to fill the thermos bottlewith ethyl alcohol, acetone, and toluene, and his vibrating elecrodeproduced a larger photovoltiac effect. On 17 November 1947, he useddistilled water, got an even larger effect, and realized that thevibrating electrode had a variable potential, which if positiveincreased the photovoltaic effect and if negative reduced it andcould eliminate the effect. By 16 December 1947, using Tin-dopedGermanium for good power gain and direct Gold contacts for goodfrequency response, his Bell Labs group made their firstsemiconductor amplifier.

February 1948 - At Bell Labs, Shockley announced a designfor a solid-state amplifier based on a sandwich of N-P-N layers, thebasic idea for the transistor.

June 1948 - Bell Labs got public credit for the transistor,since the USA military did not want it to be classified, and sincethe Naval Research Laboratory decided not to assert its developmentsin the field.

1955 - Gen. Douglas MacArthur told the New York Times that"The nations of the world will have to unite for the war will be aninterplanetary war. The nations of the Earth must someday make acommon front against attack by people from other planets."[Compare GeneralDouglas MacArthur's Thayer Award Speech - Duty, Honor,Country -that was made in 1962 at West Point about 2 years before his death atage 84. In the speech, Gen. MacArthur said: "... You now face a newworld, a world of change. The thrust into outer space of thesatellite, spheres, and missiles marks a beginning of another epochin the long story of mankind. In the five or more billions of yearsthe scientists tell us it has taken to form the earth, in the threeor more billion years of development of the human race, there hasnever been a more abrupt or staggering evolution. We deal now, notwith things of this world alone, but with the illimitable distancesand as yet unfathomed mysteries of the universe. We are reaching outfor a new and boundless frontier. We speak in strange terms ofharnessing the cosmic energy, ... of creating unheard of syntheticmaterials to supplement or even replace our old standard basics; ...of ultimate conflict between a united human race and the sinisterforces of some other planetary galaxy; of such dreams and fantasiesas to make life the most exciting of all times. ..."]

1950s-1960s - USA and USSR produced huge arsenals ofnuclear weapons and delivery systems, far more than needed for mutualdeterrence of each other, but possibly useful to combat an overtAlien invasion and to insure that if Aliens took control of eitherUSA or USSR, the other could attack the Aliens.

1960 - At Bell Labs, Attala and his group fabricated a MOS(metal-oxide-silicon) field-effect transistor.

April 1961 - (about the end of the chronology in the bookCrystal Fire) - Fairchild got the first USA patent for an integratedcircuit.

1961 - Lt . Gen. Arthur G. Trudeau (U. S. Army Research andDevelopment), who had served in Korea at Pork Chop Hill under Gen.Douglas MacArthur, gave to Col. Corso (Research and DevelopmentDivision's Foreign Technology Desk) some of the material recovered in1947 from Roswell.

1961 - Col. Corso delivered recovered night-vision materialto Fort Belvoir, Washington, D. C., for reverse engineering.

1961 - Col. Corso delivered recovered high-energy lasermaterial to Hughes. Eventually, Hughes produced a High Energy Laserantisatellite/antiwarhead weapon for the SDI/Star Wars SpaceWarfare System.

1962 - Col. Corso delivered recovered fiber-optic filamentmaterial to Bell Labs.

1980s - Reagan/Bush administration built SDI/Star WarsSpace WarfareSystem with orbiting satellites that could disable Alien craft byelectomagnetic/particle beam weapons, putting the Global World Orderon a less unequal footing with the Aliens.


As to whether or not USA black programs includeUFO-technology spacecraft (by which I mean vehicles that travelin space or time by means beyond well-known chemical/nuclearpropulsion, such as graviphotonspacewarp drives), my opinion is that they donot.

My reasoning (which may be wrong, as I often am) is asfollows:

In the 20th century, nuclear energy was the single big thing, andit was done by the Manhattan Project and its offshoots. Look at thepeople involved: Oppenheimer, Bethe, Teller, etc., and their smarteststudents such as Feynman, etc. All these highly visible (best andbrightest of big institutions) people DISAPPEARED for YEARS to getnuclear weapons to work. The projects were an obvious (to any carefulobserver) "black hole" of bright people.

Nowadays, the best and brightest of big institutions do NOTdisappear. They are at big institutions and their students run aroundin the highly visible post-doc circuit and then get visible jobsthemselves.

As to the other big advances in the 20th century, radar andelectronics, math of information theory, etc., they are nowadaysfields in which the best and brightest are similarly highlyvisible.

Since I don't think that second-rate talent can makeUFO-technology work, and since I think that almost all the first-ratetalent is highly visible, I conclude that the USA is NOT making, andhas NOT made, any real advances in ANY really important newareas.

The fact that no other nation or organization has progressed evenas far as the USA in weapons technology (both material andinformation) means that the USA has no motivation to go any further,and in fact would rather freeze the satus quo in which the US hassubstantial advantages, so the USA probably does NOT WANT any majoradvances (which might be hard to control) to occur.

From a cynical USA-oriented point of view, you could say that fromit is in your best interest of as the USA to maintain a pool of thebest and brightest so that you can use them, if necessary, to catchup to anything that some other nation might stumble into, but youdon't want them to make any big advances themselves because theymight create something difficult to control. Therefore, you wouldgive lots of money and hype and honors to dead-end projects(superstring theory, tokamakfusion, etc) that keeps them together but does not allow them to doanything new and useful.

 


References:

The Wall Street Journal (20 Mar 97, 23 Feb 98); ScientificAmerican (March 1998); Wired Magazine (July 1997); Earth and Lifethrough Time (2nd ed), by Steven Stanley, Freeman 1989; The TimesAtlas of World History, 4th ed., Hammond, Harper-Collins 1993; SolarSystem Evolution, by Stuart Ross Taylor, Cambridge 1992; QuantumRelativity, by DavidFinkelstein, Springer 1996; Uncertainty, by David C. Cassidy,Freeman 1992; Carl Gustav Jung, by Frank McLynn, St. Martin's Press1996; Quantum Field Theory, by Michio Kaku, Oxford 1993; The SecondCreation, by Robert P. Crease and Charles C. Mann, Macmillan 1986;Field Geometric Aspects of Quantized Gauge Theories, by Meinhard E.Mayer, Acta Physica Austriaca, Suppl. XXIII (1981) 491-524; QED andthe men who made it, by Silvan S. Schweber, Princeton 1994; Thayer'sLife of Beethoven, rev. and ed. by Elliot Forbes, Princeton 1967; TheMusic of the Heavens, by Bruce Stephenson, Princeton 1994; I Ching,by Kerson and Rosemary Huang, Workman 1987; Dinosaurs, Diamonds, andThings from Outer Space, by David Brez Carlisle, Stanford 1995; Earthand Life through Time (2nd ed), by Steven Stanley, Freeman 1989;Quaternary Environments, by M. A. J. Williams et. al., Edward Arnold1993; When China Ruled the Seas, by Louise Levathes, Simon andSchuster 1994; The Message of the Sphinx, by Graham Hancock andRobert Bauval, Crown 1996; Synchronicity, by F. David Peat, BantamBooks 1987; Arrogant Capital, by Kevin Phillips, Little, Brown andCompany 1994; Duchamp, by Janis Mink, Benedict Taschen 1995;JazzPainting, by Susan Delson; The Definitively Unfinished MarcelDuchamp, ed. by Thierry de Duve, MIT 1991; Black Spark, White Fire,by Richard Poe, Prima 1997; China, A Macro History, by Ray Huang,Sharpe 1990; The First Emperor of China, CD-ROM of Ching-chih Chen1992; Sailing to Paradise, by Jim Bailey, Simon and Schuster 1994;The Teachings of Hua Loo-Keng: A Challenge Today, by C. Schweigmanand S. Zhang, The Mathematical Intelligencer 16 (1994) 36-46;Encyclopaedia Britannica; Snowball Earth article in Nature (1997March 20) by David Evans and commentary by Alan Kaufman; Serpent inthe Sky, by John Anthony West, Quest 1993; Zoroastrianism, by MaryBoyce, Chicago 1984; The Intelligent Universe, by Fred Hoyle, Holt,Rinehart and Winton 1984; The Times Atlas of World History, 4th ed.,Hammond, Harper-Collins 1993; Japanese Roots, by Jared Diamond, inDiscover June 1998, pp. 86-94; The Scientific Letters and Papers ofJames Clerk Maxwell, edited by P. M. Harman, Volume II 1862-1873,Cambridge University Press 1995; Science and Civilization in China,by Joseph Needham, Cambridge University Press;

Needham's Science and Civilization in China is many large volumes.A somewhat updated introductory summary is Li, Qi, and Shu, by HoPeng Yoke (University of Washington Press, 1987).

Maxwell quotations are from thearticle, To the Committee of the Cayley Portrait Fund, by James ClerkMaxwell, and the book, The Aether, by James Clerk Maxwell, as they inturn were quoted in webpages of Richard Hoagland. It was from those webpages that I learned about Maxwell's use of Quaternions and the27-line configuration whosesymmetry is that of the Weyl groupof the E6 Lie algebra that is fundamental to the D4-D5-E6-E7-E8VoDou physics model, and about the suppression of those aspectsof Maxwell's work in textbook treatments of Electromagnetism.Although I do not agree with everything on Richard Hoagland'sweb pages,I do think that everything there is thought-provoking. As with allweb pages, including mine, readers should think about the materialand make up their own minds as to which parts of the material theythink are substantially correct, which parts are not proven one wayor the other, and which parts are substantially incorrect.

Holger Freydank of Dresden, Germany, sent me e-mail in January2000 letting me know about Andreas Werckmeister's 1691 description ofthe equal-tempered 12 note per octave scale.

Frederick Knight sent me by e-mail attachment the Earth Lightsimage used to produce the first image on theFuture History page. On that same web page, the Dow Jones chartfor 1900-1998 is from The 1998 Wall Street Journal Almanac, and theDow Jones and Nasdaq charts for 1996-2000 are from theyahoo finance web pages.


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