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The "Mothership" Theory and Warp Speed Thinking.
One theory presented by some UFOlogists is that a great ark or
"mothership" may be orbiting Earth or laying at anchor in deep
space just this side of a "Black Hole" dispatching scientific
probes and reconnaissance craft to our planet from time to
time. This ark, like a real-life "Deathstar," is an artificial
world, growing its own food, recycling its own waste products,
capable of sustaining alien life indefinitely, just as a
naturally created world does.
Living aboard this ark are a number of different kinds of alien
beings, each carrying out their own particular experiments upon
earthlings with the blessings and help of the others. That the
ark is peopled by different life forms is the only explanation
of the diverse descriptions of alien beings seen by humans who
have experienced encounters. Unless there is more than one ark!
But if UFOs are really capable of the speeds and maneuvers they
appear to display, a "mothership" would not be necessary. If a
spacecraft could travel to the ark near a black hole, why not
simply go on to the black hole and re-enter their own
dimension, thus eliminating the building of an enormous
artificial world with all its logistics problems?
In one way, an answer to the appearance and disappearance of
UFOs may be less complicated; in another way the possible
answer is infinitely more complicated than humans can imagine.
Light travels at 186,000 miles per second. A beam of light, if
it could be made to follow the curvature of the Earth, would
circumnavigate this planet at the equator 7.44 times every
second. It takes approximately 2.5 seconds for radio
transmissions travelling at the speed of light to reach the
moon. It takes light approximately 8.33 minutes to reach Earth
from the sun and a bit over two minutes from the planet Mars.
The fastest aircraft devised by humans travels at approximately
4000 or 5000 miles per hour; 83.3 miles per minute; 1.38 miles
per second, or approximately 186,000 times slower than the
speed of light! The limit of our vision at sea level, from
horizon to horizon in nearly flat areas (deserts), is about 40
miles. If we could spot the Aurora aircraft flying at 40 miles
above the ground in the west and follow it until it disappeared
in the east, we would see it for approximately one minute.
If a UFO or TLO were to traverse the same sky at the same
altitude at the speed of light we would be unable to see it at
all since it would be in our field of vision for about 1/5000th
of a second! The image, even if we were looking directly at the
object, would not even register on the optic nerve, would not
be transmitted to the brain, except, perhaps, as a subconscious
Some astronomers, engineers and government poobahs have argued
that UFOs do not exist because no one has ever captured an
image on film during the thousands of photographs taken of
stars and planets from all the observatories on the planet.
Aircraft lights have been recorded as they cross the field of
vision of the telescopes, and other known phenomena have been
captured. But no UFOs have been recorded by astronomers. Even
long exposures of open sky seems to have failed to reveal the
presence of real "Nuts and Bolts" UFOs or elusive TLOs.
What they apparently fail to understand is that the hardware
and software they're using is not equal to the task of
recording an object moving at or near the speed of light.
Recent video pictures of the Patriot missiles intercepting
Scuds over Saudi Arabia clearly illustrate the inability of
television cameras to record events that occur in fractions of
a second. A 4000 miles per hour missile may travel several
hundred or several thousand feet between scans of the
television camera. Even ultra high speed motion picture cameras
miss events at 10,000, 20,000 or more frames per second simply
because the shutter or prism of the camera has rotated to a
"closed" position exactly 50% of the time the event is being
Think of it this way: When you watch a motion picture recorded
at 24 frames per second, each frame of the film is seen in
approximately 1/50th of a second. Then the shutter on the
projector closes, the film advances and the shutter opens to
reveal the next frame. In other words, when you view a film at
a theater, half of the time you are seeing total darkness!
Because the human brain is geared to generate apparently smooth
motion from a series of still photographs projected through a
light source and lens at approximately 1/50th of a second, the
movement on the screen is transmitted the brain as continuous
motion. We are completely unaware that 50% of the time the
shutter is closed and we are in darkness until someone explains
But even at 1/50th of a second, significant action is
occurring that we do not, can not see. Imagine how much more
action might be occurring all around us at 186,000th of a
second! A craft with a propulsion system capable of moving at
the speed of light in normal flight coupled with the anti-mass
field inertial system could remain in earth orbit continuously
without ever being seen by human senses or recording devices.
Only when the UFOs decelerate from light speed to several
thousand miles per hour to enter the atmosphere to land or take
pictures or hostages, do they become visible to human senses.
Imagine you have built a spacecraft with these features. You
certainly would not approach the target landing area at the
speed of light. You would slow your craft and make a gradual
approach similar to any earth aircraft, although at a
considerably higher speed. When you decelerate from light speed
your craft would suddenly become "visible" to human senses,
making it appear as if your craft materialized instantly in the
Having chosen your target or landing area, you would glide in,
take pictures, or land to abduct humans, do whatever you think
you should do, and leave. Once in the sky and safely away from
aircraft or other hazards, you could accelerate to light speed
again and simply "vanish" from view. You could be on Mars in
about two and half minutes having dinner.
And that brings up a question: When humans are abducted, are
they examined in the spacecraft at the spot where it landed or
does the spacecraft take them somewhere else? Does the tingling
or burning reported by many abductees suggest that the
propulsion system is operating, that they are somewhere in
space during the examinations? Many people have reported that
they regain consciousness miles away from where they first
encountered the spacecraft. This would suggest that some, if
not all, are actually taken to another location or into
hyperdrive while the examinations are occurring.
This seems entirely plausible since the aliens would not
necessarily wish to remain on the ground during a medical
examination requiring an hour or two of earth time. Too much
danger of being seen by others. Besides, remaining in Earth's
polluted atmosphere may be unhealthy for aliens accustomed to
breathing purified gases.
That UFOs and TLOs appear and vanish instantly, that they
perform dramatic maneuvers while in the atmosphere and visible
to humans is well documented. This can only be accounted for
(in a purely mechanical way) if the craft are capable of
accelerating to or decelerating from near-light speeds.
But at least one type of travel is infinitely faster than light
speed and that is Thought-Speed! Suppose for a moment that
alien spacecraft are not propelled by "engines" or surrounded
by anti-mass fields, but are projected to specific points in
the universe by the power of alien thoughts!
Light can travel to Mars (for instance) in about two and one
half minutes. Thought can travel to Mars instantly. Thought can
travel to a "Black Hole" instantly. Thought can travel to the
most remote corner of the galaxy instantly. One moment you are
on Earth; the next you are on Alpha Centauri. There is no
physical motion, no brute force required to send you from one
point to another. No humming or buzzing of equipment or
engines. You are here, then you are there. You appear and
disappear as quickly as you can think it.
Scientists who study the human mind agree that we have hardly
scratched the surface of knowledge about what the human mind is
capable of doing, even when functioning at one-hundredth
capacity. Experiments in mind-over matter suggest that normal
human beings are capable of controlling the random numbers
generated by computers.
Tests have shown that human beings can control their heart rate
and blood pressure by will alone. People who practice holistic
medicine are able to regenerate damaged tissue in a remarkably
short period of time. Mediums appear to be capable of conjuring
up spirits of departed friends. Terminally ill patients have
been known to cast off their ailments and live long and
productive lives with no sign of harm.
Some particularly gifted people can move objects or alter their
shape. Nearly everyone has thought of an old friend only to
have them call minutes later. A few espers can see events that
will occur or are occurring with astonishing clarity and
Are these people operating on a different frequency from the
rest of us, or have they simply honed skills any of us could
perform could we but get the hang of it? Is the dimension of
thought-time-space so near that we live within it without being
aware of its existence? Has everything that ever happened, is
happening or ever will happen already happened? Is our universe
so structured that it takes "Earth Time" to catch up to it?
Could we see past, present and future events completely by
learning to penetrate and control the dimension of time and
space as thought?
An illustration that events occurring over a period of
thousands or millions of years continue to exist in the cosmos
is evident by the birth and death of stars. Exploding super
novas have been seen and recorded on earth, even in recent
times. But the stars destroyed themselves thousands or millions
of years ago. We are only seeing the event now because it has
taken the light from the explosion thousands of years to reach
Earth telescopes. That we can see and record these events is
tantamount to traveling backwards thousands of years in time.
The light emitted from these stellar explosions is not lost
with time and distance. It continues for thousands of years
until it strikes a solid body in space.
If a spacecraft approached Earth at the speed of light from a
distant galaxy, the inhabitants aboard that ship could see
every event that occurred on this planet from the moment it
began to form from cosmic dust to the present. They would have
an instant overview, in a matter of hours, minutes or seconds,
like a motion picture seen in fast forward until they slowed to
They would, of course, if they are as technologically advanced
as they appear to be, have sophisticated devices aboard their
spacecraft to record and store these images. They would have
seen the rise and demise of dinosaurs, the emergence of homo
sapiens, every war fought over every inch of ground since the
beginning of time, and every probe earthlings have launched
into their airspace.
They would know a great deal more about us than do we!
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