ANYWHERE BUT EARTH
From ancient texts and papyri, we read that perhaps “creation” was not creation at all but a transitory moment where a reorganizing and rebuilding took place after a cosmic catastrophe. Those who were prepared before the great catastrophe knew how to take the building blocks for creation and apply them to a renewed Earth. These would have then become known as the gods.
Looking around, it may be uncomfortable to realize that our concepts of where humanity is going are changing. The present seems to have the appearance of the dark future we have read about in the Bible or heard from some deranged soothsayer. In the past, we wrote about our visions of the future. That future is now our present. And in this present, we crave those visions of the future that were written about in the past.
It is hard to believe five years ago, we were first warned that the planet would see an extinction level event in the not too distant future. This prophecy was not delivered by a 2012 self-appointed whack job prophet, it wasn’t said on a video by an armchair conspiracy theorist that went viral, and it wasn’t some theory thrown around by a cult leader wearing Nikes and eating drug-laced applesauce.
The man giving us the bad news was Stephen Hawking.
“I believe that the long-term future of the human race must be in space,” Hawking tells Big Think. “It will be difficult enough to avoid disaster on planet Earth in the next hundred years, let alone the next thousand, or million. The human race shouldn’t have all its eggs in one basket, or on one planet. Let’s hope we can avoid dropping the basket until we have spread the load.”
Hawking also said that man is his own worst enemy and if he is not careful, he may find himself turned to charcoal in a nuclear holocaust.
His views of freeing ourselves from Mother Earth are now being shared by others and it is becoming clear that the rich and powerful seem to have knowledge about an impending cataclysm and they are racing to meet some indefinable deadline to move a lot of people to the Moon and Mars.
Elon Musk, the founder of SpaceX, which was the first private company to resupply the International Space Station, fears that religious fanaticism and cultural division will spark an all-out nuclear war and it will not only kill millions, but set back technological advancements.
His company is preparing to announce its ambitious plans for rocket and spacecraft technology to carry humans to Mars.
From climate summits declaring the environment has crashed, to the threats of solar flares and EMP’s from enemy countries and rogue terrorists, apocalyptic catastrophism is the new religion of the semi-brave new world.
Prophets, seers and science fiction writers have warned us about irrational decisions and how they can erode away some of the foundation of common sense. There were others that wrote novels and told stories of hope and civilizations that shared a common goal of sustaining life and seeking out that life in other distant realms of the universe.
In the future, it seems that our fight for survival and renewal will be forever shrouded in fear and ignorance. Fresh courage is needed in our world to dodge the obstacles of chaos and despair. We must find a way to preserve our lives. We must cherish our unique place in the universe and realize the treasure that is our human existence.
In a Newsweek article published a few days ago, Moon bases and breakaway civilizations on Mars are the preferred “escape from Earth plan” for the 1 Percent.
Elon Musk of SpaceX and Jeff Bezos of Blue Origin have a plan. They will help the richest people in the world go to Mars and start over, leaving the other 99 percent to suffer on a dying, warring planet.
They are creating a way for the human species to endure by populating other planets. But the bottom line is that only the wealthy will have the means to move to Mars. Musk’s target ticket price is $500,000 a person, which is the cost for now — it may go up and it is only just to get there.
They are not calculating living costs and transportation costs when you are trying to live from day-to-day.
While this all sounds like a pipe dream and great publicity, the seriousness of who gets to go and why, creates a very exclusive dynamic where once again the rich will allegedly benefit and others will be forced to face the dangerous and hostile Earth that we are told awaits us.
We can look at the situation in Syria as an example of what would happen.
The wealthiest and most educated people are escaping their war-torn country to settle in the West, leaving the poor to stabilize and rebuild their country. The poor also will face famine, war of resources, and possible slaughter at the hands of ISIS and other terrorist operations.
The only difference is there is no checkpoint on Mars…and no walls to keep out space fairing immigrants that we know of.
On Nov. 25, President Barack Obama signed the Commercial Space Launch Competitiveness Act (H.R. 2262), which incorporates, as Title IV, H.R. 1508 — now termed the Space Resource Exploration and Utilization Act of 2015.
Many people say that this law authorized big businesses to mine asteroids, the Moon and Mars without many legal hassles. Some say it is an endorsement of slave labor in space.
While Title IV states, “A United States citizen engaged in commercial recovery of an asteroid resource or a space resource under this chapter shall be entitled to any asteroid resource or space resource obtained, including to possess, own, transport, use, and sell the asteroid resource or space resource obtained in accordance with applicable law,” it also states that , “It is the sense of Congress that by the enactment of this Act, the United States does not thereby assert sovereignty or sovereign or exclusive rights or jurisdiction over, or the ownership of, any celestial body.”
The Space Resource Exploration and Utilization Act raises some very troubling legal issues about future mining operations by U.S. based mining corporations. However, rather than a hypothetical legal problem to be debated by space law attorneys, there is testimonial evidence that space mining operations already secretly exist.
Secret Space program whistleblowers have been saying as much.
Furthermore, it has been claimed that these mining operations use slave labor on Mars and other locations in the solar system.
We have discussed the theoretical idea there are already mining operations on the Moon and on Mars, and after the truth was leaked about such facilities, it was then that congress acted and the elites began testing rockets and approving space missions to corporate interests.
On December 15th, 2015 a Federal Aviation Administration advisory committee has recommended the FAA start discussions with the European Space Agency about commercial participation in an international lunar base concept promoted by the agency’s leader.
The FAA’s Commercial Space Transportation Advisory Committee (COMSTAC) unanimously approved a recommendation that the FAA’s Office of Commercial Space Transportation begin discussions with ESA on ways American companies could participate in what’s known as “Moon Village.” The vote was conducted by email after COMSTAC held a meeting via teleconference on the topic Dec. 10, committee chairman Mike Gold said Dec. 15.
The recommendation states that the FAA, “after consulting with the appropriate U.S. agencies, engage directly with ESA in support of the ‘Moon Village’ concept, with the goal of fostering the participation of U.S.-based commercial entities in the planning and creation of the ‘Moon Village.’”
The Moon Village concept is a proposal by ESA Director-General Johann-Dietrich Woerner, and is something he has discussed prior to become the head of the agency in July. It would involve the development of an international lunar base, with countries providing different elements or services to support it.
The question is why the rush now? Is it because the civilian front of the space program has to quickly move into space before it is found without question that a secret program exists and mining operations and weapons are secretly above us?
It appears the future was once the subject of comic books and movies, however, it already happened secretly with covert military operations hijacking the space program, and constructing bases and facilities to swallow up resources.
Now, space operations have moved to the corporate sector and the elite are waiting for their cue to move forward and spread out in the solar system like a plague.
So much for our brave new world and the cowardly fleeing of elites who can’t stay and clean up their mistakes that keep us mired in 20th century thinking.
It is time to think with our 21st century minds. We have been told to be prepared for 21st century threats, yet the definition of those threats has been limited to the movements of a small group of terrorists.
In the future, there will be no government, religion, nor terrorist group that will stand if the Earth should be annihilated by an extinction level event. Our leaders are telling us we need to be up for new challenges, even while their myopic vision limits our growth.
It is time for the world to awaken and begin to rely on personal revelation and preparation. We must all realize that we are visitors on this planet and the planet is like a pebble in a turbulent ocean that may rock at any moment, creating a chain of cataclysmic events that could wipe us out without a trace.
Our only hope is to realize that we must take charge of our future and to not let it be wasted on the elite who have no regard for the progress of the workers and the dreamers.
Space is a frontier that should belong to everyone, but this is our home and we should at least keep it safe and sound so that it can endure the harsh prophecies being provided by political opportunists, religious fanatics, and scientists pretending to be honest.