The Final Frontier

“Astronomy compels the soul to look upward, and leads us from this world to another.”
— Plato, The Republic, 342 BCE

I had just started listening to Crrow777 Radio’s new podcast (episode #3, linked below) when something I’d been thinking about, sort of came together. I stopped the podcast at around the eighteen minute mark to write this. It actually began as a comment on that episode’s page, but quickly mushroomed into a much larger thought, then a thought experiment. These things happen, cope.


The discussion was beginning on the topic of what space is, or, actually may be. That statement alone, set off the proverbial “light bulb” (queue the scene fade and twinkly space music)…

All we know of space is what we’ve been told. What we’ve read in text and science books. What we’ve imagined from novels, television shows, movies and even music. The entirety, ingrained into our heads using stunning computer generated images (CGI). Most, if not all,  NASA images are “beautified” high frequency radio signal data, or photons. These exist in a spectrum that we, the public, cannot ourselves detect. In fact, it may not even be possible for a “civilian” to purchase certain wavelength detection equipment. I don’t know, that is a guess. But you see where I’m going. Space is there in the “news”, daily. But it’s perpetually, physically, out of reach.

Lately, there sure do seem to be a lot of stories in the “mainstream”  about “space”. Mostly from, or about, NASA, regarding going to Mars; such and such happening on the ISS (that’s a whole other post for sure); new Pluto pictures; new Ceres pictures; new asteroid flybys; yada, yada, yada. The activity is very in your face. Daily. I hope you’re enjoying it because that’s your tax dollar, hard at work. It’s making the media companies rich as well. They have to propagate the stories in order for our conception of space to remain solidified. For that, they’re paid via advertising dollars, sponsorships, etc. I’d even argue that those costs would eventually trickle all the way back down to the consumer, thus essentially double taxing you for “space” projects. I don’t know this to be true, it is just a thought. Most government imposed fees are eventually baked into what the consumer actually pays for a product. FCC fees from your cable provider are one such example. But I digress.

In addition to the steady flow of stories, there are the new private “space” startups. All funded by internet/old money billionaires, and/or Wall Street via IPOs. I’m sure you can think of at least one if you try. These guys are getting all the new NASA and civilian contracts to deploy “payloads” into “space”. Like satellites for, you know, those media companies, and I suppose food and junk to the space station maintenance crew. It just appears as though NASA is planning on outsourcing all of its “space” activity. Perhaps even planning on it’s own dissolution, only to become a paper-pushing oversight office? Read on.

If “space” is a legit, tangible endeavor for the human race to embrace, then yes, I can see it costing trillions upon trillions of dollars between the public and private sectors. Nor would I have a problem with the overall purpose being to further humanity forward. This has created the new global “space” industry, where you’ll want your investment your IRA money in ten years. I’m sure it will eventually even eclipse the energy sector. At some point, a majority of new investment dollars will soon be going into all kinds of “space” projects. That’s really a shitload of cash. How much? Quadrillions? We don’t know. We can’t know.

So that leaves one, well me, asking two questions (and this is where the thought experiment aspect begins):

Question #1 – What do we really get for our tax dollars other than pretty CGI, or better put, what has “space” ever done for me?

This was hard to answer. I could only think of one thing. The “space” pen, a birthday gift long ago. I even know a funny story about its creation. It cost the American tax payers approximately $1.5 million dollars in 1965 (that’s $7,580,929.48 in today’s dollars, I looked it up and did the math) to develop a pen that could write in “space” (i.e. upside down). The Russians, also in this new “space” race, had the exact same problem. Do you know how they solved the problem? They brought pencils, plain old number two pencils. But we spent, what is now the equivalent of, $7.5 billion dollars to design a fucking pen?! And that’s just the cost of a single pen design and implementation. Can you imagine what the true, full cost of all the Apollo missions is in today’s dollars? I can’t. Nor do I want to even try to calculate it, it will just piss me off. Hell, I would wager it isn’t possible to find out the true cost without filing dozens of FOIA requests, and you know how sketchy that can be.

But wait, there’s more! Lurking inside this first question was an evil twin. I now was curious, where did all of that money go?

Richard Dolan, the great secret “space” program historian, suggests that the money was used to form what he has coined a “breakaway civilization”. A group of super rich elites who have awesome flying saucers and lightspeed travel, who galavant across the solar system doing who knows what. Space polo I suppose. Ok, I can see that possibly happening. All the while, the public is hoodwinked into thinking it’s some new, great place everyone needs to go to. Like the next biggest hotel casino in Vegas.

As it so happens, that meme is also awash in the “stream”. The “space” tourism carrot is being dangled in our faces. It was even out there recently. Two stories, if I recall correctly. Both, delicately injected into the “mainstream”. That stream which is now being filled weekly with an onslaught of amazing new <fill-in-the-blank> space “news”. The end result of all this noise is an harmonious chord, that seemingly resonates with the public. Maybe it’s NLP. Maybe people are just that stupid. I do not know.

I do know this. Back in May of 2015, while everyone was freaking out about what was going to happen in September, our fine congress passed this gigantic piece of legislation, lovingly called, the U.S. Commercial Space Launch Competitiveness Act (H.R. 2262). It passed the Senate on November 10, 2015 and was signed into law by the president on November 25, 2015. The day before Thanksgiving, as it happens.

As an aside to these dates, the president, according to his own schedule was in Kuala Lumpur November 20 through the 22. He then was in France from November 29 until December 1, 2015. He must have flown home from Kuala Lumpur to make the stupid turkey pardon gesture, and sign the Space Act of 2015. I’m pretty sure congress was already on recess at that point. In any case, because all of that did actually already happen, we now have the official government Office of Space Commerce.  Is this what NASA is slowly transitioning into?

So, when I step back and take a look at the larger picture, what I really see happening is that “space” is being commercialized. This commercialization is being, or has been funded, by the “space” program. It’s happening constantly, behind our backs, and without our involvement. On top of that, we, the public, have managed to form a semi-symbiotic relationship with the “space” propaganda machine. As long as we’re continually interested in quote-unquote “new discoveries in space”, it will continue to be funded and invested in. Maybe this is the ouroboros and the public is the tail.

With the twins wrestled somewhat, the second question can be asked:

Question #2 – What is “space”?

It is exactly as we’ve been told. An empty, infinite lifeless void. Full of rocks that maybe hold gold or diamonds or some precious thing for which someone will pay money. Maybe even microbial life, if we’re lucky.

Or…

It is a lie, a “construct”, a grift, a very long con. Call it what you will. It is something designed to be so unquestionable that vast amounts of money could be spent on it by the private or public sector without accountability (sound familiar?). Honestly, all we get out of it are the goofy shenanigans of people doing mundane shit in a weightless environment. If I had trillions of dollars, I am 100% certain I could produce an anti-gravity chamber. I’d wager anyone reading this post could as well. I’d even go so far as to speculate that it is extremely simple to create an anti-gravity environment. But our science perhaps has been obfuscated partially, as to make it seem impossible. Because of this, no reputable university or research institution would ever be allowed to even look into such nonsense. Especially since much of their work these days is funded solely by government grants, which I am certain have strings.


Now I’m in a quandary. I don’t know what “space” is, and I’m not convinced I’m being told the truth. I’m being forced to question the existence of space, or that it has been intentionally misdescribed to us. Yes, I know, it sounds ludicrous. But in order to be a critical thinker one must consider all probable possibilities. When all possibilities have been considered, you’re then free to determine which one is the most likely to be true. I suppose that’s just Occam’s Razor regurgitated, but the point remains the same.  If you were expecting answers to the questions, I’m sorry.  I don’t have them. You’ll be the first to know if I ever find them.

Space may be the final frontier, but it doesn’t look like we, the people, will be the pioneers.

Header image courtesy of InFINxTi at http://infinxti.newgrounds.com/. Thank you!

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14 thoughts on “The Final Frontier

  1. Found your link on CR-row’s website. Very eloquently written and very well done and thought out. I’d have to say – and this is only a feeling – but if “we” as a populace were truly up in what we call “Space,” wouldn’t you think everyone would want to know more and couldn’t they have made even more money telling us more? What was it like? What was the feeling? Any spiritual nature to it at all? We’ve seen their answers; I think I’ve read most of the available intel on it. “I do not recall seeing any stars, do you? *wink*” I’ve also considered the idea of a weightless chamber on our firmament as the videos available to us, despite some appearing to be filmed in parabolic planes (been in the official NASA jets myself more than once, not much to see there…though there are many.) I’ve also been in the control room many times of the six story training pool in Houston where at least one of the full size mockups of the ISS is housed and maintained right along with a docked Soyuz. I lived within viewing distance of it for nearly twenty years. I met many of those ‘astronauts’ checking their mail and shopping at the grocery store. Again, from my recollection, there wasn’t much to see in the pool. I would have to surmise that – based upon all of the proven lies – that there may be some sort of chamber where they put these people. I do not believe that “all” of this is filmed under water nor “all” is filmed and cut in 30 second increments. It’s just not plausible nor even likely. I also do not believe it plausible that we’ve ever been (or even can) get outside of this place. Perhaps, in some way, at a high altitude – what could even be considered space – it may be a weightless environment. It was only recently within the past five or so years that I realized that there was no actual “line” – it’s just an invisible border, so we’re even told, where the conditions begin to change. For whatever reason, they like to portray it as this barrier, this ozone layer, this whole charade where the capsules burn right through it on re-entry. I also believe a lot of the tech is many years ahead, with much of it classified info and has been the whole time, which is why those like Tesla and others like him were killed off and their research destroyed or confiscated. If you truly dig into what Tesla was doing when he was alive – if the man existed and did as he claimed – his work is still in play. I recently found a box of old NASA memorabilia from the 1980s – which was handed out strictly to employees. It’s just as bad if not worse than what we can now find on Youtube. It’s all very detailed, high resolution, and tightly controlled as to what you can see. For example, seeing the shuttle on the launch pad, maybe a little ways up into the sky, point is – it seems like even back thirty years ago they were playing on the emotions of pride of the employees. It becomes quite clear quite early on how these systems of control, or, constructs – function with ease. Once you know and can see it, you can read it like a first grade picture book.

    There’s a whole lot of truth in this blog. Keep it up!

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    1. Thanks man, I appreciate the comment and feedback.

      I totally agree that you’d think they’d parade these guys around and be proud of them. Instead they’re “retired” and locked down until the either go nuts from “space” madness or are “suicided” if they speak out. Because I really think it’s a giant scam and once you get in you can’t ever tell or get out. If you blab, the media won’t cover it because they’re in on it as well. They have to be otherwise it wouldn’t work so well. That’s the symbiotic relationship aspect I brought up. But why the con? It must be really bad, like we’re in a fucking terrarium. Pets, or worse, food, for some other species that lives beneath us in the terrarium. Ever see a Antlion’s death trap? Have a look…

      In September of 2015, National Geographic was purchased by 21st Century Fox. It’s off my list as credible now.

      This is the only reasonable explanation I can come up with. The terrarium thing, not the Antlion death trap. I hope. But seriously, I really tried to keep my speculations based on a foundation of alleged facts. 🙂 Honestly, I now have serious doubts that many, if not all, of the “space” shuttle missions were f/actual.


      With that said, here’s some speculative fiction (wink wink, nudge nudge). Pull up a chair and let me tell you a tale…

      A youngling, new to the ways of the “force”, set out to make his “brand” more famous. His father, old stock from a long line of dastardly, but quite wealthy, “spirits” pirates. His pockets were deep enough to handily fund any venture the lad had in mind. “President. I want to be President!”, young Jack excitedly chirped when asked what such venture might be.

      Dad pondered for a moment. A slow smirk began to emanate from his left dimple. “That’s a capital idea!”, Joe replied. Ghoulish laughter follows, fade to black.

      Jack eventually becomes president and actually gives a shit, or not, hard to tell. Dark days are upon the USA. The Bay of Pigs has everyone on pins and needles. Children have weekly nuclear bomb preparedness drills in school. Hiding beneath their desks, as if that will stop the radiation from melting their skin. Sickening to think that one human could do that to another human. But I digress. The days are dark, Jack wants to show the people there’s hope. Someone comes up with the moon landing idea as a good way to one-up Moscow. Jack picks up that ball and runs with it.

      Jack looked into the eyes of his fellow Americans when he said

      “I believe that this nation should commit itself to achieving the goal, before this decade is out, of landing a man on the moon and returning him safely to earth.”.

      Many a tear were shed that day my friend. Many a tear.

      The next day, doing oval office happy dances because he’s the shit, one of “them” shows up. Jack’s told that in fact, the USA can’t put a man on the moon. It’s not possible as it turns out. That’s one of the things “they” learned in the Nazi siterip that was Operation Paperclip.

      Now Jack’s in a bind. He’s taken aback like a sleestak. Jack’s a straight shooter, of good character, he must tell the public.

      He fell, silent, into his high back, comfy leather chair, and spun. Around and around. “They” waited until Jack stopped spinning, and said “we have to call off the moon program and tell the public!” The reply was “very well”, as “they” arose, and left the confusing elliptical room.

      Not less than four weeks later the false flag operation known as the Cuban Missile Crisis is activated. This permanently moves Jack’s attention away from “space” toward Fidel Castro, for nearly one year. And then, he’s shot dead in the street, like a dog, on super 8 film, for all to SEE and FEAR. An example was made of him.

      Without Jack informing the public of the giant fake “space” cover-up, “they” quietly move the “space” program underground. Literally and figuratively. This is where your “secret space program” comes from. But the “space” (i.e. area) where their program resides, is actually underground, in “inner space”. Not in “outer space”. That’s the “secret” part. LOL Also, because, you can’t leave the biodome going up (vertically) in a tin can. (<– from the site rip). NASA becomes their mouthpiece and production company, yada yada yada.

      I think SETI fits in there somewhere as well, to balance the good of NASA. There’s this odd friction between the two organizations. If I can use a D&D reference, it’s like Lawful Good versus Neutral Good. Plus, SETI hasn’t found jack shit (no pun intended). Yet, the charade continues to this day. Billions of dollars, being spent on what? We will never know.

      I do also believe that “they” knew the public would catch on at some point. Furthermore, I believe that “they” thought “they’d” be gone by the time that happened. I don’t know if we’re at that point now, nor if “they” are all gone. I don’t even know who “they” are. Hence the crypticity (is that a word?).


      Another thing I can speculate about is my anti-grav chamber thing. We know the rockets appear to be arcing when after liftoff but then they cut the feed before you see the downturn. That’s cool, we can just imagine that it is flying up then down. Into one of the many under-ocean bases “they” occupy. I’m sure a rocket could go up then down into the water pretty safely. Underwater is the awesomest place to build a “fort” don’t ya know! Plus I think the pressure may help the anti-grav stuff work better. Or maybe cuz it’s miles undersea and closer to some magnetic pole allowing easy anti-grav. Regardless, all of what you see can easily be filmed in an undersea base. Sealab 2021 lol.

      Oh, one more thing. I was thinking about that pool, it has the giant Chroma Key screen so they can put any background whatsoever behind their work if shot intentionally. So, how many years do you have to “train” to become an astronaut? How many times do they “practice” their “functions” in the pool? Are they all filmed? Yes, absolutely.

      So if you have thousands of hours of stock footage of fully suited up astronauts doing mundane “space” shit in an apparent weightless environment on a transparent background (essentially), I’m pretty sure you can make some pretty convincing “footage” to give to the “mainstream” to continue the mind fuck. The Hubble space telescope repair mission is great example. The astronauts even are on record as saying they practiced “thousands of times”. The funny thing is that there was some kind of problem during the repair mission and there was bit of time where they thought it was a lost cause. But someone pulled a monkey out of their ass and got it working. Oh the drama!! lol I wonder who directed that one. But yeah, they film the astronauts practicing, slap a background and soundtrack on it and BOOM, instant “space” footage! Thousands of hours of space footage. More than anyone will ever watch.

      The ISS live cam, that’s hilarious. It looks SO fake. Fuck, the Avengers movie looked real-er. I can imagine this mock ISS fuselage with a camera on one side pointing through some funky glass towards the green screen, in the pool. They only need 48 hours or so of rendering of the earth. I’m curious now to see if the earth “background” is on a “loop”, I need to check that out.

      Sorry I ranted there. I guess I had more to say. Stay tuned, my next article is about potential storage problems in a quantum hologram. Then one about what I’m calling Holographic Philosophy, or maybe Holoplatonism. I haven’t decided yet. That’ll be followed by a series of stuff based on that. I want to write a book about it, but I am so done writing books. I figure if I blog enough, there will be enough material to massage into a book. That I don’t mind doing. It’s not like writing 300 pages from an outline. 🙂

      p.s. sorry I edited this so much, I kept finding typos lol

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  2. Wow Jerry! I love your writing style and of course agree with everything you said… which goes without saying but I said it.
    I’m going to be checking out your whole blog! BTW, did you email Crrow777 about his findings or articles written on HSC? Just curious if you have a dialogue going with him or not. I tend to agree with what he says, especially about the moon and space. The hattibow (sp) thing is pretty out there, but not totally.

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  3. Well written and thoughtful. I have been of the considered opinion that (give highest probability to) there is an artificial barrier around Our planet just above low earth orbit. Not the van Allen belts, which belt the equator and dissipate at the poles, giving access outward through the polar regions. The powers that be do not want Us to know this is a literal prison planet. They do not want Us to ask, “Who put that barrier there – and WHY?” This would explain the NASA fakery.

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  4. Hi. I recently decided to kill some time messing with some people who believe ridiculous conspiracy theories. Left a comment on you friend Crrow777’s video about how satellites “don’t exist as we know them”(???). That’s a load of garbage too, and I welcome you to ask any questions you might have if you want some clairification as to why. Your friend Vanessa Cunningham commented in the video and refered me to this post writtin by her…intelligent…friend (i.e. you), in hopes that it would change my view on “‘science’” (you two both really love sticking that word between quotes). But before any discussion regarding that video, I’m going to go paragraph for paragraph here and explain what you’re missing that makes your statements here so absurd in the realm of reality.
    Now, to do this effectively, we have to establish a few ground rules. See, a VERY common technique in arguments which defend speculative points of view is to simply claim that because I, the opponent, cannot prove you wrong in terms that you understand and agree with, that your point remains valid or worth consideration. This is a fallacy. Science does not care if you understand it, that’s the beauty of science. We shall take the correct approach: Should there be such a junction of disagreement, he who makes the positive claim must back up said claim with evidence. For example, if I tell you that NASA launched a probe to Pluto and took pictures of it and you counter with something along the lines of “Yes but you’re taking the word of the scientists whose job it is to push these ideas”, it is now down to you to bring me some empirical evidence that these scientists would have done such a thing. I trust that you’ve thought about these ideas enough to have no problem dismissing any questions I may have with well-backed examples and evidence. Now, let’s begin…
    P1: The statement “all we know of space is what we’ve been told” is a pretty empty one. All we know about ANYTHING that isn’t instinctual or straightforward is known because we have to take the words of people who are already informed on the subject. You would NEVER tell a doctor “Hey, I know you think I have cancer but all I’ve ever heard about this ‘cancer’ is from you ‘professionals’ and the mainstream media, so it’s probably a bunch of bull anyway. I’m not going to wast thousands on medicine for this fake disease!” The same goes for trusting economists, engineers, etc. So why pick on astronomers? You take the words of professionals every day, and it’s lead to a society in which we have amazing predictive abilities, such as when tides will occur, when venus will cross the sun next, etc etc etc. You also make an invalid point about parts of the electromagnetic spectrum being unavailable to citizens, and then follow it up with, and I quote, “I don’t know, that is a guess.” Basically, anywhere you come across that prase, replace it with “Everything I just said is based on nothing and its about as likely of being true as having picked it out of a hat of all physical possibilities.”
    P2: I would say that the recent uptick in space news is mostly due to two things: coinsidence and politics. For example, Cassini was launched in the 90’s and the mission just so happen to have been extended to late 2017, so we got stories like the recent one about Enceladus harboring another huge requirement of life–a source of food/energy. But we’re also in a time where the current presidential administration is tightening the belt on NASA. I would argue that NASA is trying to pump out progress and excitement in order show that they are a valuable asset to our society that should be aptly funded and trusted. But, that is only my opinion, I do agree that there is indeed a recent uptick in space news, we just have a disagreement about why we think that might be, which I have no problem with whatsoever.
    P3: You are correct, NASA is indeed outsourcing its space travel. I’m not sure how relevant that is to your point, though. They are doing it out of necessity. Imagine this scenario which I believe describes the situation pretty well: You live in a neighborhood which requires you drive only a Lamborghini (people gotta be places fast, man). Your only options to get from point A to point B are walk (we can’t flap our arms and fly to space so no), or drive a Lambo. Now, imagine every time you drive to and from your destination, your car explodes and you have to buy an entirely new one the next time you want to go out. What NASA is doing is, instead of investing $5M in a new car every time they want to go to the supermarket, they’re paying their friend DudeGuy $100 bucks for a lift. That will get them 5,000 trips to the supermarket for the cost of making the trip themselves once. Privatization also has the added benefit of the private sector competing to make the process as efficient and financially conservative as possible. NASA is reallocating their funds because it has become a waste of resources to keep building new rockets when private companies can do the leg work for them, and they can use these resources on better things.
    P4: “We can’t know.” We actually can know, in fact we WOULD know, probably down to the dollar. That’s how the stock market works right now. Look at a company’s market cap, or open crunchbase and check their investment rounds. Especially when there is money involved, the books will be well-kept. The on-a-whim assumption that we can’t know such a thing speaks fairly clearly to the fact that you’re quick to assume an answer when there’s much more consideration to be done.
    P5: This is pretty much the best example of how little you care to actually research and back up your claims before spreading them. Technologies for which we have NASA and space to thank for are as follows and are not limited to: GPS, LEDs (so basically EVERYTHING with a screen), infrared ear thermometers, artificial limbs, firefighter gear, and even that glorious pen you so blatantly misrepresented, and MUCH more (just look it up). So yeah, space has done A TOOOOONNNNNNN for you and everyone. Regarding the pen, do you know that both NASA AND the Soviets used pencils at first? And why, you ask, did NASA put so much effort and money into developing this pen? Because in microgravity, particulates do not just fall to the floor forever. They float until they’re sucked into some important device or inhaled by an unwitting scientist. So, as you can imagine, the graphite dust and eraser bits that come off when using pencils would then cause many, many issues. Imagine trying to breathe if all of the dirt, dust and other particles in your room suddenly started freely floating around. Also, if you actually looked into it, you would know that each pencil cost anywhere between $128.89 and $4,382.50 PER PENCIL! After only 1730 higher-end pencils, you would eclipse the inflation-adjusted figure you provided of $7,580,929.48.
    P6: God I don’t even know what to say here… A breakaway civilization? Really? It’s so wild that I feel nothing I could say about this would convince you otherwise, so I just ask for some empirical, repeatable evidence that this is the case. No, Roswell is not empirical or repeatable. It is a conspiracy theory (or rather a hypothesis, as the word theory is more akin to established fact in science lingo (holla to all the evolution-is-just-a-theory morons!)).
    P7: Or maybe the universe is an absolutely fascinating place we find ourselves in, and we find ourselves easily captivated by its vastness and its mysteries? I don’t mean to be rude, but you’re a flat out idiot. Sorry, but I find what I just said WAY less offensive than writing off ALL other people who disagree with your very disagreeable ideas as “stupid” people. How arrogant. Also fyi, NLP is highly discredited.
    P8, P9: So what’s your point? The government is regulating the budding space industry and that somehow is surprising? That is the government’s job. To what degree it should be regulating is a valid debate, that it is at all is not.
    P10: Yes, space is being commercialized. I think you’re mislead as to why that is the case. Everything that has potential commercial value is bound to be commercialized, and space has GREAT potential commercial value. What you’re seeing happen with the regulation and commercialization is what you would expect to happen for a technology thats on the cusp of reality.
    P11: It’s empty, but is full of rocks? It’s lifeless, yet there might be microbes? Huh?
    P12: God I couldn’t wait to get to this part, because it shows beautifully how you know nothing about a topic, yet you make absolute assertions that would only be made by someone who at least partially understands said topic. “If I had trillions of dollars, I am 100% certain I could produce an anti-gravity chamber.” Oh, really? Maybe you should read a little bit into general relativity first. I’m no scientist, but I am an enthusiest who is quite informed on the subject, and I can tell you that you are 100% wrong by all current science. Gravity is the result of the warping of the 4-dimensional manifold of spacetime by mass and energy. The classic example of a bowling ball on a taut sheet of cloth isn’t exactly right, but it gives you a good intuitin on the basics of what’s happening here. The laws which describe GR work out such that there must be negative mass for there to be any sort of repulsive gravity, and nothing we’ve ever seen would even hint that such a thing exists. And even if it DID produce negative mass somehow, you would need the equivalent of EARTH in order to cancel out the gravity we feel. You could throw a quintillion dollars at that project, I know for a fact you couldn’t get it done. Maybe at some point it will be possible, but for now you’re wrong. But that’s the great thing about science, it doesn’t claim to know what it actually doesn’t. It will drop any preconceived models that fail to adequately explain observable phenonima, and work to find a model that does, incrementally building a popsicle stick house of facts the size of Mt Everist over thousands of years. Just because you can’t see every single individual popsicle stick that goes into supporting the top of the house, you know they’re there by the sheer fact that it’s standing up. I urge you to look into GR and SR, they are fascinating subjects that I’ve only scratched the surface of. The Road to Reality by Roger Penrose is a great place to start.
    P13: You’re right, you don’t know what “space” is, and neither do I. Why? Because it is an arbitrary line dividing our atmosphere from everything else. It’s just like looking at a gradient of 2 colors and me telling you to point out where one color officially turns into the other. You cannot, but you would probably say the center of the gradient because that is most practical. That is what “space” is. A line we’ve drawn as arbitrary as the ones around our countries. That doesn’t mean there is somehow an underhanded operation going on here to trick us, it’s just details. I also appreciate the mentioning of Occam’s Razor, because, on top of the fact that you did not correctly define Occam’s Razor, it is a perfect example of why this sort of brain-diarrhea you’ve done here is as useless as a fairytale. Occam’s Razor does NOT tell you to consider all possibilities. On the contrary, it says that when confronted with multiple possible explainations for something, the one which makes the least amount of assumptions is usually correct. The very reason razors are used is to save the time we would otherwise waste considering ridiculous things such as what you’ve laid out here. Do you realize how intricate a process deceiving the entire world for THOUSANDS OF YEARS is? Occam’s Razor would have an orgasm shaving off that assumption-gorged suggestion.
    I truly sincerely offer you to respond with any counter points you may have. I would be happy to straighten them out to the best of my abilities, because it disheartens me to see that despite the immense progress we’re making scientifically, there are still people in the who think that the earth is flat, or that aliens have infultrated our civilizations, or whatever. And those people treat those ideas as if they’re opinions which they have the right to have, and that that somehow defies scientific fact. No.
    Let me finish off by describing how science works, with an example to illustrate my point in how science is its own best critic, and that that is why we know we can trust it. I touched on it a little before. In the beginning, we were shrouded by ignorance. Over time, we developed the raw tools such as geometry–or mathematics in general–, and made observations that we then used to create models which tried to predict reality. These tools are then perpetually put to the test and are used to discover new things which we can base on previously established discoveries. For Example, Newton invented calculus, and then used it in his creation of Newton’s Laws of Motion. These laws were impecible, making INSANELY accurate predictions. It was a truly genius realization, that the same forces which govern the motion of the planets also governs the gravity we observe on earth. And it was this realization that propelled him to scientific superstardom, among his many other monsterous contributions. He became a legend, to the point that defying his laws would have you laughed out of the room. After some time though, observations were made that caused us to question Newton’s laws. For example, the orbit of the planet Mercury is subtly different than what one would expect using Newtonian mechanics. Enter Einstein. This scruffy-headed German patent clerk realized that there was in fact an explaination for these differences, and that Newton was close, but not quite on the mark. He then developed special relativity and eventually general relativity, and used his principles of GR (that space and time actually one, single entity called spacetime, and that it behaves as a 4D manifold) to fix the error of Mercury’s orbit observed in Newton’s theories. Better than that, he made another prediction. He predicted a warping effect on starlight that can be seen during a full solar eclipse (the only time anybody could see the stars which are in close proximity to the sun). You would be able to see stars close enough to the sun such that the mass of the sun actually warps the path of the light travelling so closely nearby it. Any do you know what? Einstein was spot on again, and propelled himself and his name into becoming an actual synonym for “impossibly ingenius”. What is the significance here? Einstein–the single most popular scientist of ALL TIME–got his fame not because he was proven right. No, it was because of who he proved wrong! If you can shatter the foundation on which science relies, that is only better for science because that means that before, it was working on a false–even every so slightly false–premise! Science survives, nay, thrives on disproving itself. Everybody wants to be the next Einstein, and the fact that his ideas, and all ideas across the fields of science, are CONSTANTLY being put to the test by the world’s greatest minds is why I am confident when I tell you that science is a non-partisan, trustworthy, invaluable aspect of humanity, that I am certain that I am not just being tricked into it following.
    Forgive me for any spelling or grammar, I’m doing this rather quickly. Science is beautiful, you don’t need these crazy theories to make it exciting, you just have to kick back, grab a telescope or binoculars, and look up under a beautiful night sky.

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    1. Thanks for your comment. I don’t claim to know anything, it is speculation and says so. Nor do I claim to be a good writer.

      I have a healthy respect for science. However, there are clearly technologies and methodologies being withheld from the public. Even mentioning these possibilities (like anti-grav) as an area of study in universities is a showstopper.

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      1. That is fair, but you can’t claim speculation and then state things like you 100% are certain you can defy physics as we know it, regarding the antigravity example. Not to mention you said that maybe everyone else is just “stupid”. Sounds like heavy suggestions to be backed by pure speculation, to the point where people probably refer to you as ACTUAL EVIDENCE, which is exactly how these conspiracy theories propagate.

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      2. Also, props to the response. I didn’t expect it when I saw the “Moderation Pending” message, so respect

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