In southeastern Pennsylvania, the local MUFON chapter puts on monthly programs to “educate” (I guess) the public about issues relevant to UFOs. Next week they present “The Night We Rocked the Pyramids,” in which local minister Annabelle Wood, a self-described student of quantum physics, will discuss her experiences searching Egypt’s pyramids for hidden truths. Here is what the news release promises for the Nov. 13 event in Strafford, Penn. Be sure to read all the way to the end, when the story takes an incongruous turn.
“I have a really good idea what they might have been designed to do. It sure is not what I was told in school. On the night of the full moon, we went inside all three pyramids and Ohm’ed our way to bliss. You won’t believe the end of the story!”
I’m not sure there is much to say here, really, but I could not resist sharing this near-perfect encapsulation of everything ludicrous about the outer fringes of history and science. I don’t know what is more astonishing, that she claims to be able to create electricity from nothing but air yet needs several scrappy businesses to make a living, that her bachelor’s degree was in the metaphysics of quantum mechanics, or that she achieved “bliss” by meditating in a pyramid under the full moon with a crowd, as you will see below, of more than 150 New Agers. I almost inserted a joke about the priapic practice of posing pharaonic mummies here, but I thought better of it.
Oh, and if you were wondering what her revelation about the pyramids encompasses, I imagine it must be the same one that she delivers in other versions of this lecture, many of which are alluded to on various websites. She traveled to Egypt last year with “Nassim Haramein of the Resonance Science Foundation and 160 other graduates of the Connected Universe Physics Course.” According to various lecture descriptions, her view of the pyramids is related to initiation into the mysteries of consciousness.
11/7/2018 08:43:24 am
Wasn't "Truck Driving Mama" performed by that famous New Age Country Western band, Tex Vortex and his Cosmic Cowboys ?
11/7/2018 10:17:16 am
The scary thing is that this is just middle-of-the pack level crazy in terms of what gets presented at MUFON conferences. The youtube videos of MUFON are quite amusing. The facial expressions on those audience members who kinda/sorta believe in UFOs when someone else starts talking about being teleported to the secret Alien/American CIA base on Mars are priceless.
11/7/2018 10:25:37 am
It is about time scientific establishment would realize that the whole universe is alive and conscious.
Alive and Conscious
11/7/2018 10:32:52 am
Therefore the Universe also understands the difference between the subjective and the objective, and the existence of personified cognition - the dreaded curse of homo sapiens
11/7/2018 03:48:46 pm
A generator that runs on air and produces no exhaust.
An Anonymous Nerd
11/7/2018 03:51:31 pm
It sounds like pretty standard New Age material. It's no odder and no less likely to be true, in the substance, than Scott Wolter's material, the stuff we see on "Ancient Aliens," the stuff Marzulli says about the Nephilim, the stuff Childress says about South America or the Moon, or any other subject of this blog or one of Mr. Colavito's books.
American Cool "disco" dan
11/7/2018 04:02:01 pm
The generator thing IS actually less likely to be true than Wolter's stuff.
11/8/2018 11:39:31 am
Not if you blow on it!
11/9/2018 02:51:32 pm
The first hit I saw was a song from Watermelon Slim.
11/7/2018 07:50:12 pm
150 years ago “Spirit” based cures always worked. 100 years later “Electric” cures were all the rage. 50 years ago “Atomic” cures were fading, but “Space Age” cures were ascendant. Now “Quantum” is the new buzz word. I look for the next one to come TTSA.
11/8/2018 02:09:54 pm
The M. Night at the end was amusing, but for me the real twist came when it turned out that one specialty within "religion, spirituality and holistics" including mastery of the rather mathematically driven field of quantum mechanics, almost as if the school itself is some sort of degree mill. I'm reminded of the great lost stanza of "If I Had a Hammer", which included the line, "I'd hammer out insights to Einstein that everyone else with an actual education mysteirously overlooked."
11/8/2018 04:04:37 pm
"...and Ohm'd our way to bliss."
11/9/2018 03:26:34 pm
It seems about right for MUFON. Our local chapter specializes "in all things fringe" from "an artist's memoir of alien abduction, native spirits, and enlightenment" to whatever "Captain" <a href="https://sites.google.com/site/skyzabove/">Mark Richards</A> is communicating about these days.
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