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The MERLIN project; connection to the right; aliens the next terrorist?

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posted on Oct, 7 2012 @ 10:07 PM

Merlin is definitely coddled by the American right, and it returns the favour. (Matt Drudge is described as a "friend and fellow traveller," and Richard Perle gets a namecheck). Guercio and Hart claim that Merlin's "unflattering forecasts of upcoming Clinton scandals and excesses" made it a "target of a concerted effort, likely orchestrated by Administration loyalists, to be discredited and marginalized. If it hadn’t been for FOXNEWS commentator and long-time client (and friend) Alan Colmes...." You can guess the rest.

Original article Here

It's got crazy stupid amounts of information. Read the whole thing.

If you don't know what the MERLIN project is, here is a description given from their website. It is no way my definition.

In a world where timing often spells the difference between success and failure, The MERLIN Project® gives you a hedge on the Future. Think of it as a high-tech crystal ball, through which you can glimpse upcoming periods of intense activity or rest that indicate the best (and worst) times for launching projects, initiating and sealing business deals, getting married, scheduling non-emergency surgery, moving, taking on a new job -- in short, when to deal with major life changes, well in advance of their actual occurrence
MERLIN combines the exactness of planetary mathematics with recognized historical cycles to create snapshots of time by using a single, "frozen moment" of time as a starting point. The resulting chronographs, called “Timetraks®” are highly individualized patterns, tracings in time that begin when we are born or a key ("genesis") event occurs. These Timetraks® depict chains of activity that are twofold: external factors (career matters, where we work or live) and internal factors (health, relationships, emotional concerns.) MERLIN pinpoints three elements about such periods of activity: the onset, the intensity, and the duration and the technology is equally applicable to people, companies, situations and countries.

posted on Oct, 7 2012 @ 11:09 PM
Interesting in depth comment buried on that page.

Anonymous said...
Having read about the Merlin Project on an alternative news site I follow occasionally, I went searching for more details and ended up here. I guess what I'm going to say is as far out as anything can possibly be, but I have read Dolan's book and have followed the whole UFO thing from an armchair for years, so I'll just say what popped into my head.

In the quote from Dr Carol Rosin, there is this part that puzzled me for a bit when I first read it a year or so ago:

"And the funniest one of all was what he called aliens, extraterrestrials. That would be the final scare. And over and over and over during the four years that I knew him and was giving speeches for him, he would bring up that last card. "And remember Carol, the last card is the alien card. We are going to have to build space-based weapons against aliens and all of it is a lie."

Nearly everyone who reads this assumes that von Braun meant that "the aliens" are a lie, that there are no "aliens." But if you look at what he said about asteroids, assuming this woman not only understood what he meant, but quoted him correctly, you see a sort of grim humor there: laughing that anyone would think they could build a weapon against an asteroids.

Carrying that "context" over to the subject of "aliens," one wonders if von Braun meant that the co-called aliens are not only not aliens, but that whoever/whatever they are, they are about as susceptible to weapons as an asteroid would be.

Why would that be the case?

Well, as I said, I've been an armchair observer of this whole alien thing for years. Most of it is just simply nonsense and confusion created by the new age loonies. But a few years ago I did come across some serious work on the subject that proposes that the so-called "aliens" are not so "alien," at least not in the sense of the word that most people would understand it, rather that they are "denizens of hyperdimensional space." What I mean is that the proponents of this idea are seemingly using some real science to analyze the data, and some real math to work out the "reality differential" problems.

If this idea is correct, then that might very well explain von Braun's remark.

You have written: "If the findings of sober studies such as Jane's aviation editor Nick Cook's The Hunt for Zero Point and Richard Dolan's UFOs and the National Security State are at all credible, then it is conceivable that, buried deep in the Pentagon's black budget, free energy and anti-gravity propulsion systems are realities."

Dolan actually disabuses the reader of the notion that the so-called UFO problem could be a secret gov. project by pointing out the very high number of "military interactions" between US and other military forces and said "UFOs." Dolan writes:

"The UFO problem has involved military personnel around the world for more than fifty years, and is wrapped in secrecy. […] Because this subject is so widely ridiculed, it is important to stress why it is worthy of serious attention.[…] Stories of strange objects in the sky go far back into time, but the problem received little attention until the Second World War. […] During the UFO wave of 1947, American military and intelligence organizations conducted multiple, simultaneous investigations of these sightings. […] By the end of 1947, a contingent of analysts at the Air Technical Intelligence Center at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base believed that UFOs were extraterrestrial. By the summer of 1948, this team prepared an “Estimate of the Situation.” […] As the story goes, Air Force Commander Hoyt Vandenberg rejected [this conclusion.]"

Apparently, von Braun's spokesperson also rejected this conclusion, though it is not entirely clear to me that von Braun himself did.

For the reader who thought that this subject was just too far out, consider the following, also from Dolan's book:

"Let us pause to assess the situation. By the mid-1940s, America’s intelligence apparatus had reason to believe that there were artifacts in the skies that did not originate from America, Russia, Germany, or any other country. These objects violated some highly sensitive military airspace, and did not appear to be natural phenomena. One may presume that the affected national security authorities made it an immediate obsession to determine the nature and purpose of these objects, and we may infer that the issue probably became a deep secret by 1946, or 1947 at the latest. [...]

"Regarding matters connected with “national security,” there appears to be a wealth of information that does not exist officially. Thus, a request to find such documents through a Freedom of Information Act request would be in vain. Add to this the likelihood that perhaps the most sensitive information regarding UFOs may not even exist in document form (“the first rule in keeping secrets is nothing on paper,” Richard Helms), and one can appreciate the difficulty that an honest UFO researcher has in ferreting out the truth."

Now, let us take a few logical steps. The UFO problem emerged into the national consciousness in 1947, or thereabouts. Not long afterward, a lot of people began asking a lot of questions. The government wasn’t answering, and so the people began to band together to find out the answers for themselves. They started forming groups. And this is where things get just a bit curious. The thing that was most threatened by the UFO/alien issue seems to have been the Standard Monotheistic Religions. Religion seems to be a necessary component of political control. Social control - that is the mainstay of religion - was most definitely under threat. In fact, what seems to be true is that it is not even clear that religions - as we know them - would have survived a full disclosure. So the logical conclusion is that part of the main reason for the cover-up was to “protect the religious status quo.”

As things stood at the time, protecting the religious status quo - mainly the social controls that stem from religion - was iffy at best. After a century of scholarly investigation into many religious texts, and the raising of many questions about the “old time religion,” there were a lot of people in society who were most definitely turning away from religious dogma. It’s fairly simple to take the next logical step and see that a combining of the questions of those who were disenchanted with religion, with the questions of those who wanted to know just what the heck was going on in terms of possible “extraterrestrials,” was seen as a dangerous and explosive mixture. Something had to be done.

The activities of COINTELPRO in attempting to neutralize political opposition have been pretty well exposed by others. But I would like to consider the fact that, in addition to political activists, that maybe COINTELPRO has particularly targeted groups that are seeking the truth about the interactions between the US government and Ultra Terrestrials, or so-called “aliens.” That a long-time cover-up of these matters has been in effect is certainly evident to any careful researcher.

The COINTELPRO files show the U.S. Government targeted a very broad range of religious, labor and community groups opposed to any of its agendas, and it is only logical to assume that the same type of operation would be created to cover up the “alien agenda.” Such a theoretical COINTELPRO operation also goes far in explaining why, when the sincere researcher of UFO phenomena enters this field, he or she discovers only lies, lies, and more lies; confusion and disinformation. That is most definitely the signature of COINTELPRO.

Considering all of this, would anybody care to suggest that it did not also occur to the Powers that Be that the chief means of diverting attention and covering up the truth about religious controls, and who or what "aliens" might really be, would be to literally fund and create the “New Age” and “Human Potential movement" so that the "seekers" would follow their agenda of keeping secrets?

In other words, it is extremely likely that the most successful and popular of New Age movements, ideas, theories, and promoters are COINTELPRO agents - either conscious or dupes of those who are. The objective seems to be to attack and “neutralize” those who are seeking the answers. Those who are sincere, who do bona fide research and seek to explicate the truth, are infiltrated, attacked, and marginalized according to standard COINTELPRO procedures.

What all of this seems to suggest is that the Powers That Be (PTB) have developed COINTELPRO to an all new level of Social Shaping, Cultural Brainwashing, and the main targets of this activity would include virtually anyone who is seeking the truth about the shifting realities of our world. The cases of COINTELPRO activities against political groups must be no more than the tip of the iceberg, given that the great bulk of COINTELPRO-type operations remain secret until long after their damage has been done. By all indications, domestic covert operations have become a permanent feature of U.S. politics and Social Programming, and it is hardly likely, considering the evidence, that the New Age and Human Potential fields are exempt.

The implications of this are truly alarming.

Clearly, COINTELPRO and similar operations under other names also work to distort academic and popular perceptions of the problems facing our world. They have done enormous damage to the search for the Truth.

Based on the documents assembled by Dolan, it is obvious that the governments of the world do indeed see the UFO problem as a very, very serious matter. In the course of assembling the documents and reporting the events, Dolan came to the inescapable conclusion that there exists an “Above Top Secret” group with access to all available UFO data, and that this group “straddled” the worlds of government, military, and industry. The evidence proves that the military created a complete fiction for public consumption designed to convince the masses that the UFO problem was “nonexistent.” They were assisted in pulling the wool over the eyes of the public by “heavy handed official media and culture,” and they were obviously under orders to consistently and repeatedly “debunk” the idea that aliens were ensconced in our world. What seems to be true is that most of our elected officials are as much victims of the debunking as anybody else. And the same is true about mainstream science.

Dolan documents how the intelligence organizations of the United States - and very likely other countries who are working in concert with them, though outwardly they may pretend to be oppositional - have conducted terminal mind-control experiments, biological spraying of American cities, human plutonium and syphilis injections, illegal communications interception, and nationwide domestic surveillance of private citizens, political assassinations and coups, ongoing media manipulation and outright public lying on a continual basis, most especially in regards to UFOs. The above organizations, via any and all means available, made sure that, to the public at large, UFOs and aliens were a “dead issue.”

Scientist and UFO disclosure advocate James McDonald said in 1969: “I am enough of a realist to sense that, unless this AAAS symposium succeeds in making the scientific community aware of the seriousness of the UFO problem, little response to any call for new investigations is likely to appear.” McDonald presented a brilliant paper entitled “Science in Default: Twenty-two Years of Inadequate UFO Investigations.” Dolan comments that it was “perhaps the most damning statement about UFO research ever made.” Speaking before the convention at Boston’s Sheraton Plaza Hotel, McDonald came down hard on everyone: Condon, Menzel, Hynek, and finally the scientific establishment itself. He said:
No scientifically adequate investigation of the UFO problem has been carried out during the entire twenty-two years that have now passed since the first extensive wave of sightings of unidentified aerial objects in the summer of 1947. ...In my opinion, the UFO problem, far from being the nonsense problem that many scientists have often labeled it, constitutes a problem of extraordinary scientific interest. The grave difficulty with essentially all past UFO studies had been that they were either devoid of any substantial scientific content, or else have lost their way amidst the relatively large noise content that tends to obscure the real signal in the UFO reports.

This high noise to signal ratio is, based on the evidence, the direct product of the frenzied activities of the “National Security State” in their promulgation of the New Age/Human Potential smoke and mirrors magic show. What is also clearly evident is that this noise is the fundament of the prevailing scientific doctrine. What we see is that the Scientific Community - though they claim to be seekers of advanced scientific truth - have been as easily duped as Joe Sixpack and Shirley Seeker of Truth. The former is interested in little more than his truck, his dog, and his weekend football game, while the latter is generally looking for a lifestyle of higher “experiences.” What I also suspect is that even the lower echelons of the intelligence and military organizations must be included in this rather large grouping of the duped and deceived sheep.

Dolan lays out the evidence and disabuses us of the notion that the UFO activity could be human, technological breakthroughs as such naive conspiracy theorists propose. As he says, “all of the indicators point to a definitive NO.” He then points out that, every single person who actually studies the UFO problem [yours truly included - who began as a flaming skeptic] - becomes convinced that it IS a problem of Alien invasion of our planet. Every official study of UFOs persuaded the researchers that aliens were the explanation for the data. But that data has been denied, and when denial no longer worked, it was obscured by the noise, the smoke and mirrors that prevail today in UFO research and the New Age and Human Potential movements. Do we think that this is coincidence?

Dolan tells us:
"By the early 1970s, there were already means available to alter the moods of unsuspecting persons. A pocket-sized transmitter generating electromagnetic energy at less than 100 milliwatts could do the job. This is no pie-in-the-sky theory. In 1972, Dr. Gordon J.F. McDonald testified before the House Subcommittee on Oceans and International Environment on the issue of electromagnetic weapons used for mind control and mental disruption. He stated:

"[T]he basic notion was to create, between the electrically charged ionosphere in the higher part of the atmosphere and conducting layers of the surface of the Earth, this neutral cavity, to create waves, electrical waves that would be tuned to the brain waves. ...About ten cycles per second. ...You can produce changes in behavioral patterns or in responses.
The following year, Dr. Joseph C. Sharp, at Walter Reed Hospital, while in a soundproof room, was able to hear spoken words broadcast by ‘pulsed microwave audiogram.’ These words were broadcast to him without any implanted electronic translation device. Rather, they reached him by direct transmission to the brain."

We have to wonder if our current Commander in Chief is a victim of this kind of manipulation when he tells us that God told him to invade Iraq?

How many other commands will he get from "God?" And does this have anything to do with something that will affect 4 out of 6 people a few years hence?

So, yes, it is way far out... but then, it's all just speculation, isn't it? However, I think that a modification of Pascal’s Wager can most appropriately be applied to this situation: better to accept the possibility in case it is true, than to disregard it and be wrong. Certainly, if it is not true, considering it as a possibility and factoring it into analyses of reality won’t hurt. By the same token, if it is true, and that possibility is disregarded, the consequences could be fatal.

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edit on 7-10-2012 by ErgoTheConclusion because: (no reason given)

posted on Oct, 8 2012 @ 01:18 AM
Some clippings from the source article (dated from January 2005):

Something out of the ordinary starts in the next year or two and culminates at the end of the decade. At the end of 2005, something profound will happen. They're not sure what, exactly, it may be but it could be an asteroid strike or a massive UFO invasion. (Comment: I swear to you, these guys sounded scientific, not flaky.)

In 2008-2009, something even more profoundly changing will happen that will affect about 4 out of 6 people. Something like a pandemic.

It's also hard to read about a projected UFO invasion without thinking of Iran which, for some reason, seems to be undergoing one right now. Often, it appears, localized to its nuclear installations.
And if you go to their website you'll find that it's primarily intersted in selling you things, including an $80 hand held heat lamp for your muscles.

I may just be insensitive, but I found this to be a big disappointment. It wasn't even an interesting sales pitch.

posted on Oct, 8 2012 @ 11:25 AM

Originally posted by charles1952
Some clippings from the source article (dated from January 2005):

Something out of the ordinary starts in the next year or two and culminates at the end of the decade. At the end of 2005, something profound will happen. They're not sure what, exactly, it may be but it could be an asteroid strike or a massive UFO invasion. (Comment: I swear to you, these guys sounded scientific, not flaky.)

In 2008-2009, something even more profoundly changing will happen that will affect about 4 out of 6 people. Something like a pandemic.

It's also hard to read about a projected UFO invasion without thinking of Iran which, for some reason, seems to be undergoing one right now. Often, it appears, localized to its nuclear installations.
And if you go to their website you'll find that it's primarily intersted in selling you things, including an $80 hand held heat lamp for your muscles.

I may just be insensitive, but I found this to be a big disappointment. It wasn't even an interesting sales pitch.

Ya. Merlin project is a joke....Kinda what the article is about.
edit on 8-10-2012 by ubeenhad because: (no reason given)

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