The Pentagon has confirmed that U.S. Navy personnel captured several leaked images and a video depicting unidentified aerial phenomena, or UAP, involving incidents currently investigated by the Department of Defence’s Unidentified Aerial Phenomena Task Force (UAPTF). Read the article here.
Leo Babauta of Zen Habits has written The Beginners Guide to Unschooling. Much of his advice is the same as what we have been doing with Karta. Why not read through it and see what you think?
Dr Rahgib Ali writes about how Covid vaccines can take us out of lockdown, Read about it over at The Spectator.
I feel a change is coming to the way I move through life. It is time to let go of everything that has held me back. For too long, I have let myself get caught up with things from my past, and that has compromised my clarity of thought. Not anymore.
The dangers of compulsory vaccination
The ‘no jab, no job’ debate has parallels with the fight over free speech. Read this article over at UnHerd now.
indie_SAGE – 08.01.2021
IMPLICATIONS OF JULIAN ASSANGE RULING
POST BREXIT TRADE DEAL: THE GAPS WORTH NOTING
Plenty of political spin has already been applied to the post-Brexit UK-EU trade and cooperation agreement. This not only glosses over much of the detail, but it can also be decidedly misleading. Read the full article over at The Conversation here.
SNOWDEN: “WE CAN FIX A BROKEN SYSTEM”
Below is a link to a message from whistleblower Edward Snowden. His revelations about secret surveillance programs opened the world’s eyes to a new level of government misconduct, and reinvigorated EFF’s continuing work in the courts and with lawmakers to end unlawful mass spying.
UFOS ARE STILL A MYSTERY, AND 2020 SHOWED US THE DOD IS PAYING ATTENTION
In June 1960, Rear Admiral Roscoe H. Hillenkoetter, third Director of Central Intelligence under the Truman Administration and first to direct the newly formed Central Intelligence Agency created under the National Security Act of 1947, went on the record with his views on UFOs.
“I know that neither Russia nor this country had anything even approaching such high speeds and maneuvers,” Hillenkoetter was quoted saying.
It would not be the last time a former CIA director would comment on UFOs’ perennially controversial topic, as recent days have shown. Within the final weeks of 2020, former CIA director John Brennan also weighed in on the subject, during a podcast interview with George Mason University economics professor Tyler Cowen. Read the full article over at The Debrief here!
The insidious attacks on scientific truth – R.Dawkins
What is truth? You can speak of moral truths and aesthetic truths, but I’m not concerned with those here, important as they may be. By truth, I shall mean the kind of truth that a commission of inquiry or a jury trial is designed to establish. I hold the view that scientific truth is of this commonsense kind, although the methods of science may depart from common sense and its truths may even offend it.
Former CIA Director says we should be open-minded about UFOs
John Brennan, the former Director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), appeared on Tyler Cowen’s podcast Wednesday to discuss, in part, his personal view of the UFO phenomenon and what he believes these anomalous objects may be. Though he did not provide a definitive answer, he left open the possibility that these aerial objects may not be from this planet. Read the full article over on The Debrief.
EU’s resolution on encryption foreshadows likely anti-encryption push
On Monday, The Council of the European Union, which is made up of government ministers from the 27 EU member countries, released a vague, five-page resolution that calls for new rules to govern the use of encryption in Europe. Read the full article on the Protonmail blog.
Pentagon UAP Task Force
In an exclusive feature for The Debrief, U.S. military and intelligence officials, as well as Pentagon emails, offer an unprecedented glimpse behind the scenes of what’s currently going on with The Pentagon’s investigation into UFOs, or as they term them, “Unidentified Aerial Phenomena” (UAP). Click here to read all about it!
Joe Rogan Experience #1556 – Glenn Greenwald
Happy birthday, darling boy.
This one is 15 today. We had a morning shared with Wallabies and Giraffes, followed by fried chicken and Mexican food. Happy Birthday darling boy, I love you.