Podcast Show Notes, Episode 019May 20, 2021
Here Come the UFOs!
Release Date: May 19, 2021
Look up in the sky! It's neither birds nor planes, it's UFOs! Or, at least that's what the U.S. government is set to officially disclose in June. If you haven't been keeping up on the latest interstellar news, join Donna Woodwell and Chris Kaplan as they consider the impact official notice of extraterrestrial visitations might have on our "reality bubbles."
1:07 US Disclosure coming soon; UFOs in the news
5:00 UFOs and counter-culture community
8:14 Science suggests Life abundant in cosmos
9:17 Limits of human perceptions
12:01 Flat-earthers and creationists
14:24 Truth and the insanity of “others”
15:20 Perils of Black & White thinking
16:48 Pentagon leaks and prepping the public
17:38 “We don’t know”
18:50 What is real?
21:07 Physics of interstellar travel
22:05 Why visit Earth?
23:52 Friend or Foe?
26;14 Ancient Aliens
28:41 Earth as Intergalactic reality show
29:29 Trust and Authority
30: 29 Global unity in a growing cosmic vision
32:21 Why now?
38:00 Brief history of recent UFO disclosures
44:00 Sit with the Mystery
41;44 UFO experiences revealed
49:00 Your reality is too small
50:38 How will humans cope with disclosure?
Links from the Show
“Message from Vega.” Contact, 1997.
COMETA Report. 1999.
Linda Moulton Howe. Mysterious Lights and Crop Circles, 2002.
Leslie Kean, UFOs: Generals, Pilots, and Government Officials Go on the Record, 2010
Richard Dolan. A.D. After Disclosure: When the Government Finally Reveals the Truth About Alien Contact, 2012.
Gary S. Bobroff. Crop Circles, Jung, and the Reemergence of the Archetypal Feminine, 2014.
Helen Cooper, Ralph Blumenthal, Leslie Kean. “Glowing Auras and Black money: The Pentagon’s Mysterious U.F.O. Program,” New York Times, Dec. 16, 2017
The Phenomenon Movie Geeks Review, Oct. 6, 2020
Daniel Drezner. “We need to talk about UFOs again,” Washington Post, April 1, 2021
Gideon Louis-Kraus. “How the Pentagon started taking UFOs seriously,” New Yorker, Apr. 30, 2021
Reis Thebault. “For some Navy pilots, UFO sightings were an ordinary event: ‘Every day for at least a couple years’,” Washington Post, May 17, 2021
“Retired US Navy Chief explains tech witnessed in UFO aircraft sighting,” Chris Cuomo, CNN, May 17, 2021.
“Just disappeared': Veteran combat pilot describes UFO sighting,” Anderson Cooper 360, CNN, May 17, 2021.
Towel Day on the International Space Station. European Space Agency, 2015
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