I have a small amount of administrative info to go over but the main content here is twofold: (a) a discussion and series of predictions of the fallout around the war in Ukraine and how that is likely to affect western society for the remainder of the year, and (b) a lot to say about UFOs.
The UFO piece breaks down to several themes. First, I give a bit of review of the recent USO information I’ve been preparing on this site. Then I discuss the implications of all that activity (which includes an OBVIOUS concealment/coverup of that information by the US military). Then, I discuss the serious problems that the UFO community continues to have in organizing the mass of data that exists and getting that information out to the rest of the world. To me, this is the greatest failing of contemporary ufology. I don’t exclude myself here, although I have to say I feel as though I am one of the only people who even acknowledges this problem and is trying to do something about it.
That brings me to the two main subjects I discuss, both of which are really at the end. First is the definite change in attitude I notice in myself and many others between 2018 (when we started this website) and 2022 in terms of issues relating to UFO disclosure. It’s not that I was a cock-eyed optimist in 2018 — in reviewing my posts of that year, I wasn’t. But I WAS clearly a bit more hopeful that the recent media attitude about the subject (and the large number of leaks and acknowledgements) could lead to genuine momentum. Back then, I thought, “yeah, it’s possible something can be jarred loose.” Today I think much of that feeling has eroded, certainly for myself and I think for many others.
The final point I make is how I truly believe that we’ve never been at a point in which preserving and communicating the history of UFOs is more important than it is today. I believe that the fallout of the war in Ukraine will have repressive outcomes in western society — beyond what we already experience, and this can definitely affect the more dangerous elements of UFO research. Those dangerous elements being the focus on a coverup/conspiracy, and also most likely anything to do with abductions of the unpleasant kind.
I would like to be wrong but I think we are heading toward a period of greater repression. I don’t see liberalization in sight. Greater social unrest for sure, and that will likely justify truly evil measures from the ever-more-centralized structure of power that’s already got its tentacles everywhere. Please God let me be wrong.
Even so, I believe in our community, and I continue to believe in the value of us sticking together to understand our world and to communicate that understanding to others as best we can.