Originally posted by ignant
Originally posted by ShakaDoodle
Maybe you guys have already seen this, but I just found it while searching for updates to sunspot activity -
Potential Impact Zone & Time of Asteroid 2005 YU55 Defined On Google Earth and Government Documents
and more wow
I had a look at these links, but my reaction was more
I think the best part of the articles was this.
This article is based on circumstantial evidence as well as some obvious conspiracy theory. The
Intel Hub refuses to censor itself by only covering topics that are 100% confirmed so we have decided to make a conspiracy theory category.
There is clearly a lot of imagination required to tie all these loose "events" into a doomsday scenario, and it is severly lacking in any factual
substance and logical thought processes. I will attempt to analyse parts of it for those who don't want to read past the dramatic headlines. Let's
start with this.
Google Earth now shows a large red X over the projected potential impact zone.
The page linked uses this ATS thread
as a "partial source". The page claims that
this red x is the projected impact point of YU55, even though the thread claims that this is the impact point of comet ELENIN, not
thread also erroneously claims YU55 will pass within "200-300km" of Earthe, when it is acually over 300,000km.
Regardless, the red x has been adequately explained on another ATS thread
this was an error in a NASA kml file (it is for Mars, not Earth), that tries to show a jpeg that isn't there, so leaves a red x instead. I find it
quite odd that some people will not trust NASA when they say there is very little chance of an impact, but will happily believe something produced by
NASA if it is somehow tied with a doomsday theory.
The page then remarks on the tsunami drills set on Nov 9th, that "FEMA has openly said may not be a test" with a link to
video. The video clearly states that this is just a test, without
ever hinting that it is anything other than a test! I think this must be one of the parts that is "obvious conspiracy theory", or in other words,
unfounded or disingenuous claims. But they can get away with it, as barely anyone reading these articles bothers to check the sources.
The page links to the other page linked above titled "Bio-Weapon On Civilian Populace As Doomsday Event Looms?". This page ties together a loose
series of events starting with this, "the U.S. government just ordered 44 million doses of the Anthrax vaccine at the cost of over a billion dollars
of taxpayer money. There are over 300 million people in America… who will get the 44 million doses?". This is an attempt to claim that the
government would try to poison the whole population instead of deal with a disaster. A claim I find highly dubious, but you are welcome to believe
whatever you want to believe.
At various times the article refers to the comet Elenin, even claiming that we will encounter it's debris trail on November 9th. Yet again, this is
another fabrication with no factual backing whatsoever. But as we all know, as of late, a good doomsday theory should throw in Elenin somewhere,
regardless of the truth. Criticism is placed on MSM for not mentioning Elenin as much as Halleys Comet, even though there is a good reason for this.
Halleys comet is is the only short-period comet that is clearly visible to the naked eye, and Elenin was not. In fact,
Elenin is no more
Other "events" include a movie due to come out on 11/11/11, after the supposed impact, and movements of the army within the US. I apologise for
such a large post, but I believe many points had to be raised regarding the validity of claims that would otherwise have been accepted as fact. I do
not fear the upcoming PacWave11 tests, and am glad that my country, New Zealand, is taking part. We are always at risk of tsunamis (and earthquakes,
volcanoes, tornadoes etc), and it pays to always be prepared for such events. But spreading false information,whilst constantly asking for donations,
is IMO disingenuous and does little to help prepare for genuine concerns.