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originally posted by: beetee
I think it's time for me to throw in the towel and give up on making any sense at all of any part of this project.
I did try, and even enthused for a brief spell, but it's such a garbled and horrid mess that it seems safest to just chuck all of it into the dustbin of history. It will be in good company there with The Disclosure Project and others.
I had some glimmers of hope at a few points, but now I'm just tired of the whole affair.
I find myself unable to care even a little about what they might be trying to achieve.
Sad but true.
originally posted by: ManyMasks
a reply to: KilgoreTrout
Then what, be wise just to kill everyone else, and just breed off the super humans.....
Then there will be no super humans.
For how many months, years, will we just keep getting this endless drivel of meaningless hot air and 'teaser announcements about future big announcements?
In the last 16 months or so the UFO online community has seemed to divide itself into two separate camps: those who are very supportive of Tom DeLonge and the To the Stars Academy of Arts and Science —and everyone else.
The disagreement between the two groups can turn pretty acrimonious on social media, where DeLonge’s apologists are very actively spreading memes suggesting that UFO Disclosure is ‘just around the corner, while attacking those who beg to differ –don’t believe me? You can put that to the test only by tweeting some rant aimed at DeLonge, Luis Elizondo or their company. You’ll attract the attention of TTSA trolls quicker than it takes to say “alien alloys” three times fast…
...That’s right: despite the backing of the former majority leader in the Senate, and the brave testimony of Commander Fravor, UFOs are once again nothing but a big joke.
But Disclosure die-hard fans should do well in heeding the words of the ‘greybeards’ of the tribe who keep advising them to curb their enthusiasm. And perhaps there’s no better cautionary tale to illustrate this than the story of Joe Firmage.
Firmage is not a name that you hear often in current UFO discussions, and yet he –like Tom DeLonge–was all the rage some 20 years ago. Back then he was highly regarded as a cybernetic ‘wunderkid’ during the wild years of the dotcom revolution, after having founded the billion-dollar-worth company USWeb in 1995 and becoming a millionaire before turning 30. Like so many other early online ventures, USWeb eventually went down in 2001 when the first dotcom bubble burst, but not before Firmage stepped down as CEO in 1998 –voluntarily, according to him in an interview— due to a series of scandalous revelations which seemed to have made the stockholders shudder: Firmage claimed that just before USWeb had its IPO in 1997, he experienced a sort of ‘visitation’ from a luminous being inside his bedroom: