August 24th, 2010
Expert panels, military-intelligence agencies, and/or scientists, respectively, in France, U.K., and China now independently confirm that the ‘extraterrestrial hypothesis’ is now their public operative explanation for specific empirical UFO encounters.
According to one source, “The extraterrestrial hypothesis (ETH) is the hypothesis that some unidentified flying objects (UFOs) are best explained as being extraterrestrial life or space aliens from other planets occupying physical spacecraft visiting Earth.”
In France, on May 31, 2010, The Progress Report of the Sigma/3AF Commission, a semi-official report, adopted the extraterrestrial hypothesis for specific UFO sightings. According to independent investigative reporter UFOBlogger, “A new French report released on May 31, 2010 concluded that UFOs are definitely real and possibly of extraterrestrial origin. The Progress Report of the Sigma/3AF Commission comes from a highly credible source, the Aeronautical & Astronomical Association of France, known as the 3AF, which established a Commission on Unidentified Aerial Phenomena back in May 2008.
The Commission’s President is Alain Boudier, a former French Defense attaché, and one of its key members is Jean-Gabriel Greslé, a former fighter pilot who studied at the U.S. Air Force Academy and later became an airliner pilot with Air France, where he experienced a couple of UFO sightings. Greslé has published three UFO books in France, including Unidentified Flying Objects: An Airline Pilot Talks (Guy Trédaniel, 1993).”
In the U.K. on August 4, 2010, the U.K. Ministry of Defence released World War II documents that confirmed that Prime Minister Winston Churchill had adopted the extraterrestrial hypothesis as the operating hypothesis of the U.K. government with regard to specific UFO sightings. In early August, 2010 the U.K. Ministry of Defence made public “an account of a wartime meeting attended by Winston Churchill in which, it is claimed, the prime minister was so concerned about a reported encounter between a UFO and RAF bombers, that he ordered it be kept secret for at least 50 years to prevent ‘mass panic’.
“Nick Pope, who used to investigate UFO sightings for the MoD, said: ‘The interesting thing is that most of the UFO files from that period have been destroyed.
“’But what happened is that a scientist whose grandfather was one of his [Churchill’s] bodyguards, said look, Churchill and Eisenhower got together to cover up this phenomenal UFO sighting, that was witnessed by an RAF crew on their way back from a bombing raid.
“’The reason apparently was because Churchill believed it would cause mass panic and it would shatter people’s religious views.’”
On August 23, 2010 in China, a planetary astronomer formally announced the extraterrestrial hypothesis as applicable to specific UFO encounters he had studied in notable sightings at the Purple Hills Observatory of the Chinese Academy of Sciences.
Dr. Michael E. Salla notes, “In a speech at a science forum held in the city of Guangzhou on August 23, a veteran Chinese astronomer with almost 40 years experience claimed that some UFOs are extraterrestrial spacecraft. Professor Wang Sichao is a planetary astronomer at the Purple Hills Observatory of the Chinese Academy of Sciences. Based on scientific observations of UFOs over his 39-year career, he has concluded that some are powered by antigravity devices.
“He claimed some extraterrestrials are visiting Earth in a Research and Development capacity, and are therefore friendly enough to begin cooperation and mutual exchanges. A summary of Wang’s speech was reported by a number of China newspapers including the influential People’s Daily Online.
“Based on his observations at Purple Hills Observatory and analysis of UFO sightings, Wang was able to conclude that some UFOs are not natural phenomena, and use antigravity technology. This is how the People’s Daily Online summarized Wang’s reasoning: ‘Wang also found that in the terrestrial space between the height of 130 kilometers and 1,500 kilometers, UFOs have appeared many times. Their flying speed is … as slow as 0.29 kilometers per second [1000 km/hr] and they can fly in the 1,460 kilometers’ height for more than 25 minutes. This means UFOs have the anti-gravity ability. Otherwise, they would fall soon.’”
France and the extraterrestrial hypothesis
In reporting on the application of the extraterrestrial hypothesis in the The Progress Report of the Sigma/3AF Commission, UFOBlogger states that, “The Sigma/3AF is not a final report but just a work in progress document; nevertheless, it provides good background material on the history of official UFO research in France, a balance of Sigma’s work during the last two years, a brief description of the most significant French cases, and some comments and conclusions. The report begins with a brief history of French official UFO research, which is quite extensive: ‘France is the only country where the collection of Unidentified Aerospace Phenomena (PAN in French) and its scientific study have been assigned since 1977 to a civilian official organization, the CNES (National Center for Space Studies, the French space agency) through the GEPAN study group.’
“After a short description of this unit, now known as GEIPAN (Study and Information Group on Aerospace Unidentified Phenomena), the report outlines other official or quasi-official French studies, including the famous COMETA (Committee for In-Depth Studies) Report of 1999, issued by a group of high-ranking retired French military and intelligence officers, which concluded that UFOs were real and probably extraterrestrial.
“Members of the Sigma/3AF Commission also met representatives of many other official French military and intelligence organizations that had some UFO involvement in the past. These included the National Gendarmerie, which has collected UFO reports systematically since the 1960s; the General Secretariat of National Defense, which issued an interesting report a few years ago (although I am not aware that it was ever released to the public); the Air Force; and one of France’s intelligence services, the General Directorate for External Security, which admitted through an ‘authorized source’ that UFOs have been monitored by the agency since the early sixties.
“The section on ‘the most important French cases’ provides then a very short descriptions of the following according to ‘Sigma/3AF’ outstanding five incidents:
1. A mass UFO sighting in Madagascar in 1954
2. The landing and close encounters in Valensole in 1965, which was documented by the police
3. The no less famous landing in Trans-en-Provence in 1981
4. A similar case from 1982 (both cases were investigated by the armored and were each published in their reports # 16 and # 17)
5. The sighting of a UFO by several witnesses, between Biarritz and Strasbourg in 1990.
“In the Comments section, the Sigma/3AF report uses unambiguous language, for instance: ‘No natural phenomenon can account for the majority of observation reports accompanied by electromagnetic detections made by one or several radars. Both the defense services and air traffic control have been confronted a number of times around the world with unknown aerial intrusions or artificially induced phenomena.’
“Later on, the report goes on to say, ‘The behavior of these devices during encounters with fighter jets or interceptors – some have participated in real swirling battles in the U.S. – suggests they are controlled, guided or led by particularly sophisticated automation.’ And then again, ‘air superiority of the craft concerned, if they are indeed crafts, is such that none of the many interceptions which have been made against them, in the United States for example, have been able to overcome one of these devices.’
“After outlining a number of characteristics exhibited by UFOs, such as ‘remarkable accelerations of the craft right after a stationary mode,’ the report indicates: ‘We feel that we must reject the thesis of a terrestrial origin for all the observations made since World War Two. Indeed, if a nation of the world had been able to secretly develop such an armada of exotic craft, like those observed for more than half a century, the means of analysis and strategic logistics available would have permitted their rapid identification.
“’The illegal overflights which they have been guilty of conducting could constitute a casus belli [cause for war].’ The Sigma/3AF experts go on to state that, ‘the above features suggest that in many cases the devices detected, far from being unidentified, are easily recognizable by the aerial defense agencies as part of a technology far ahead of ours.’ And later: “’We have been unable to get any serious indication as to the origin of the aerospace phenomena that is the subject of our research. The technological elements that we selected… allow us to draw some assumptions about the aircraft in question, which do not seem to belong to an identifiable terrestrial technology at the times when they were observed.”’
“The Sigma/3AF report finally agrees with COMETA’s conclusion that we are probably facing an ET presence. That conclusion was quite controversial for a semi-official study like COMETA back in 1999 and was criticized by many in the French press. Yet the Sigma/3AF Commission found no quarrel with it.
“’Thus, the central hypothesis proposed by the COMETA report still cannot be rejected up to this day and remains perfectly credible,’ they wrote. ‘Many documents and materials examined by the authors of this report confirm it. We have therefore retained, among some others but only as a working hypothesis, the possibility that most of the craft observed can have a non-terrestrial origin.'”
How the extraterrestrial hypothesis about UFOs relates to Exopolitics
Exopolitics is, by the most general definition, the science of relations among intelligent civilizations in the multi-verse.
UFOs, however, are only one of the 15 or so separate databases that Exopolitics as a science uses to study the behavior of intelligent civilizations in the multi-verse toward Earth, for example. The UFO database of the UFO phenomenon has been gathered by independent UFOlogists worldwide since at least 1947 in the modern era, and stretches back to ancient times.
As this reporter Alfred Lambremont Webre has stated, “UFOs are a pervasive social meme in our time, as well, in part because UFOs are a meme paradoxically used by the national security state to engineer the extraterrestrial embargo.”
Dr. Michael E. Salla has stated, “Thank you Alfred for again pointing the following: ‘UFOs are a pervasive social meme in our time, as well, in part because UFOs are a meme paradoxically used by the national security state to engineer the extraterrestrial embargo.’
Dr. Salla continues, “That is precisely the situation. In full sincerity and confidence briefed officials can say such things as ‘UFOs have no national security significance and so are not the subject of ongoing secret investigations as claimed by conspiracy theorists.’ What they are not saying is that all reports of UFOs are immediately categorized in something similar to the following. Natural phenomenon, misidentified aircraft, identified advanced classified vehicles, identified extraterrestrial vehicles, etc. Once the identified objects are removed from the database what you have left is a mishmash of anomalous objects placed under the UFO rubric with no national security significance. Essentially, that’s what happened with the Project Blue Book reports as Brig General Bollender pointed out in 1969. Hence the feigned non-interest in UFOs that militaries in the U.S., Britain, etc., put out year after year. The continued use of the UFO term does enable the extraterrestrial truth embargo which is why the ‘Exopolitics’ term is so important in putting the public back on track.”
Whenever the extraterrestrial hypothesis is applied to specific UFO sightings and encounters, such as has been done in the cases of France, U.K. and China (above), the national security state’s use of the term ‘UFO’ to continue the extraterrestrial embargo is automatically deconstructed, as UFOs are now authoritatively identified as extraterrestrial in origin
The extraterrestrial hypothesis when applied to specific UFO sightings and encounters makes those UFO sightings and encounters candidates for entry into the Exopolitics database.
UFOs plus the extraterrestrial hypothesis then become UFOs as part of the study of relations among intelligent civilizations in the multi-verse, and and part of the working science of Exopolitics.
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