Greetings Subscribers, I came across the following article which I
think does an excellent job in summarising the ET presence and the
government response. It nicely supports the thesis I make in the
last study paper (#7) concerning the strategic policy adopted by
national security agencies with regard to the extraterrestrial
presence, and the importance of grass roots empowerment featuring
consciousness raising, environmentally friendly technologies, etc.

The author is Dr Mark Woodhouse a former
academic at Georgia State University and is one more example that
exopolitical issues are attracting serious attention by competent
researchers. The URL for his homepage is
Mark Woodhouse's Web page
 and the entire article is
printed below.

In peace

 Michael E. Salla, PhD




NEW DAWN RISING:
FORMAL EXTRATERRESTRIAL CONTACT


Preface

This briefing is intended as an overview. It neither examines
the issues to which it gives rise nor attempts to weigh evidence in
support of various claims. Since it assumes that publicly
acknowledged contact is not far off (or has just occurred), evidence
that extraterrestrials exist is outside its scope. Furthermore, the
Star Visitors themselves will be in a better position to address in
detail the many controversial and conceptually challenging claims
contained herein. My sources for this overview (including myself)
are numerous, varied, and fallible. Some of my claims may ultimately
prove incorrect. No person credibly can lay claim to exclusive truth
or to knowledge of the whole picture in this difficult arena.
The "matter of fact" style I have adopted for purposes of this
briefing should be interpreted accordingly. Many of the ideas
contained herein have been discussed both sympathetically and
critically by other researchers. A few are relatively unique to me.
However, since whatever truth this overview contains will be cashed
in shortly after formal contact, I do not attempt to justify
different sources of information. I have sought merely to prepare a
document for the average reader that touches many bases and
hopefully integrates an otherwise vast amount of information into a
framework for useful discussion. A very select bibliography,
touching on quite divergent aspects of this contact, is appended for
those wishing to read further. I strongly recommend visiting Dr.
Richard Boylan's website at www.drboylan.com for authoritative
information on many aspects of contact. Those interested in a
comprehensive briefing prepared for members of Congress mostly
around the question of evidence for current extraterrestrial
visitations should consult Dr. Steven Greer's website
www.disclosureproject.org. I also recommend the extensive
documentaries on contact as presented by the History Channel as well
as reports of the Paradigm Research Group and X-PPAC whose founder,
Stephen Bassett, can be contacted at Disclosure2003@aol.com.

It is vital that we not fall into fearful or adversarial
mindsets regarding the Star Visitors, that we assist naturally
anxious individuals to appreciate the significance of what is
happening, and that those who profess to be open-minded and
welcoming step forth to stand and deliver. The Visitors are here in
PEACE. They are neither invaders nor saviors. They will work with
us, but not for us. Full, formal, public Contact will nurture many
positive evolutionary opportunities for the human race.

Revised January 1, 2004



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FORMAL EXTRATERRESTRIAL CONTACT



Mark B. Woodhouse, Ph.D.



With profound acknowledgment for the many courageous pioneers
who for several decades have illuminated the complex and
controversial terrain of extraterrestrial contact, I would like to
offer the following briefing regarding the presence of several
galactic alliances loosely coordinated under a Council of Light
represented by Ashtar Command. I expect the United States government
as well as other governments soon will formally acknowledge contact.
This acknowledgment will be preceded and/or accompanied by
progressively inexplicable sightings. These sightings will both
guarantee acknowledgment and raise public awareness in preparation
for what is to come. The purpose of this overview is to describe the
broad parameters of this historical event and to address some of the
more pressing questions to which it gives rise.

Let me affirm at the outset -- unequivocally and irrevocably --
that these representatives come in PEACE. We have nothing to fear
from them and much to gain through effective and cordial
collaboration. Not all extraterrestrial civilizations in our galaxy
are peaceful. A minority still wage conquest in one way or another.
The universe is far richer and more diverse than many would imagine.
However, the representatives of the Federation worlds that we will
soon meet are peaceful and caring as well as powerful and
discerning. They understand the natural fear-based attempt,
especially by conservative religious traditions (recently
illustrated in Contact and Signs), to portray them in a negative
light. However, their patience and positive contributions to human
culture will cause such fears to dissolve. They do not cause
tragically deluded cults to commit suicide in their name, and they
do not abduct humans for nefarious purposes. I believe that we will
come to appreciate their positive intentions the same way we do the
intentions of our friends -- through their words, their deeds, their
explanations and willingness to share, their assistance for critical
human agendas, and fundamentally by the feel of their energy. In
recent years, they have protected us from what otherwise might have
been more serious intrusions by darker alien races. They will
suggest constructive agendas for further self-empowerment, but not
for control. They will NOT attempt to run the planet or become our
political leaders. They will work with us, but not for us. Cultural
transformation is our agenda, not theirs. They prefer to be
addressed as comrades, not "aliens."



Historical Background

While this contact is arguably the most significant, it is by no
means the first in Earth's history. Long before the dawn of our
current historical epoch, other civilizations rose and fell upon
this planet, among them Lemuria and Atlantis. For them, interstellar
contact was universally recognized, if not routine. Lacking official
Federation membership, Earth has hosted a series of "cosmic wild
west" dramas in which various extraterrestrial groups pursued their
agendas. In some periods, this amounted to pure conquest. In others
it meant peaceful cultural assistance. Some races valued Earth's
unique mineral deposits. Others were interested in our physical
evolution and, depending upon one's point of view, assisted or
interfered with our genetic heritage. In time, molecular biologists
will find common genetic threads that connect us to various points
of stellar origin, especially from the Pleiades and from the
constellation of Lyra. Some races have sought to forge dark
alliances from behind the scenes, while others have simply observed
our progress, or lack thereof, from a distance. Isolated contacts
throughout history have been signaled and, in some cases, chronicled
in otherwise ignored or suppressed archeological and anthropological
finds in India, Sumeria, West Africa, and elsewhere. This includes
off-planet discoveries, including the pyramids and "face" on Mars,
together with various Moon-based anomalies, which NASA regrettably
has explained with a forked tongue. At
, Michael Hurley provides a very
comprehensive compilation of ancient UFO artwork and very old
photographic evidence. We have never been alone in the universe.

In some respects the current Federation presence represents the
culmination and turning point of extraterrestrial contact that
stretches for eons into the past. In other respects it brings fully
into focus a special interest initiated in the mid-1940s with the
advent of nuclear weapons and the possibility of nuclear war. During
this time, quiet intervention on a number of occasions has averted
major nuclear accidents. Sightings and small isolated contacts have
been accelerating over the last few decades. In this sense, they
have not recently "arrived" but have reached a point where, with
additional Federation participation and guidance by Earth's
Spiritual Hierarchy, they are ready to make themselves fully and
publicly known -- to move through the veil of consciousness that
daily grows thinner. Our government has known of their existence and
of their peaceful intentions for at least fifty years, but for its
own reasons has kept this information from the public. Whether by
design or not, we have slowly been prepared for this rendezvous with
destiny, which will both begin and end very differently from the
story portrayed in Independence Day or in Signs.

We have also been prepared by the courageous and tireless
efforts of countless researchers who have chronicled this
accelerated presence over the past few decades. From Roswell, New
Mexico, Washington, D.C., and Area-51, to Gulf Breeze, Mexico City,
and the Hudson Valley, in thousands of well researched encounters of
the first to the fifth kind, from simple sightings to on-board
healings, and from the early days of NICAP to the modern research by
MUFON, the Center for UFO Studies, the Center for the Study of
Extraterrestrial Intelligence, and dozens of other organizations and
journals, not to mention the testimony of some of our own astronauts
and, more recently, revelations by Native American elders, the case
for an extraterrestrial presence and a cover-up of unprecedented
magnitude is easily made for anyone with an open mind. Most
recently, individuals from within top-secret echelons of our
government with a direct working knowledge of alien agendas and of
our cover-up have publicly come forth. Those who have looked at the
evidence are by now convinced of an alien presence; the questions
that remain relate to who they are, why they are here, and why their
presence has not been officially acknowledged. Dr. Steven Greer and
his associates have presented Congress an unprecedented opportunity,
The Disclosure Project, to examine the whole issue with a depth and
breadth never before possible. Let me turn, then, to a description
of some of the key players in this countdown.

Ashtar Command is a service-oriented, peace-keeping fleet with
craft from at least a dozen major galactic civilizations integrated
into a unified command structure. It serves in different places, and
in different capacities, throughout the galaxy as the need arises.
In view of Earth's current transformational challenges, especially
those involving environmental decay, war and peace, health,
technology, and the structures of power, it's current "assignment,"
so to speak, has been appropriately focused here. Ashtar Command is
one of many fleets that works collaboratively with other federations
and alliances, but with a special spiritual focus. By this, I mean
that it serves as a unique point of intersection between the
concerns of alien cultures on the one hand, and of the spiritual
hierarchies of those cultures (ours included) and, indeed, of the
galaxy itself, on the other. There are thus in the service of the
Command both physical craft from other planetary systems and
energetically configured "starships" that function as a traveling
base for members of that hierarchy. Ashtar is a multi-dimensional
command structure. And while there are different alliances involved
in the current presence, I shall for convenience refer to them
simply as the Federation.

The Federation itself is a vast consortium of alien
civilizations arguably numbering in the thousands. In so far as
Earth is approaching a point where membership in the Federation is
likely, and in so far as certain actions here affect the well-being
of other Federation members, the Federation has a legitimate
interest in how our current transformational dramas unfold, and it
will play a significant role in that unfolding. Certain cultures,
especially those associated with Sirian and Pleiadian star systems,
have independent relationships with Earth's past and future history.
So in addition to their affiliation with the Federation, some Sirian
and Pleiadian interaction will reflect those relationships. Recent
appearances of multiple and varied craft reflect their desire to be
seen in ways that cannot easily be explained away. They are here and
they are attempting to be gentle as they knock at the door.

Extraterrestrial craft come in many shapes, sizes, and levels of
density or materiality. Some are visible, some are cloaked, and some
are entirely extra-dimensional (which has given rise to the
phenomena of streaking lights and "jumps" across the evening sky).
Many of the physical craft seen will be of Sirian, Altarian, or
Pleiadian origin. Some are locally housed on huge "mother ships,"
others are stationed on small bases in our Solar System, and still
others move back and forth with relative ease between Earth and
their home planets. Some non-federation ships may be stationed on
small bases under the oceans. The whole picture is quite complex.
Perhaps the biggest mistake one might make in this arena is to think
of "the aliens" as one grand homogeneous group. Even the archetypal
Grey, which is but one among many species, exhibits significant
variations in appearance and purpose.

What I have termed the Council of Light signals a larger
spiritual dimension to this process. Members of this Council (or
related "committees") are not extraterrestrials, but are more akin
to angels, or advanced spiritual beings who for the most part do not
take on physical bodies. Their elevated energetic densities allow
them to be seen -- usually in general human-like form -- by those
with clairvoyant vision, although they can temporarily project
themselves in solid material form. Their normal dimensional
residences, however, are several levels above our own, and the
starships in which they travel reflect this differential. Their
wisdom, compassion, and power provide much of the overall guidance
and direction for this historical meeting of cultures. The Council
of Light represents, among other things, the guiding Spiritual
Hierarchy of this planet as well as of the galaxy itself. Ashtar
himself, is a member of this council, as are others whose special
interest in Earth and its future possibilities goes back many
millions of years. Another member of this Council is Lord Sananda, a
highly evolved being known in many quarters of the galaxy for his
compassion, wisdom, and spiritual leadership, and for his
incarnation on Earth as Jesus. This evolutionary turning point is
for him a matter of both great concern and great joy. Still another
member is Lord Maitreya, who was known in his incarnation on this
planet as Gautama, the Buddha.

One by-product of this contact will be that different religious
traditions will begin to lose claims to exclusivity and/or
superiority. Maitreya (the Buddha) and Sananda (Christ), for
example, work together for the spiritual upliftment of the planet,
and always have. This phase of Earth's transformation was signaled
by the appearance of comet Hale-Bopp, which, yes, carried more
behind it than ice and space gases. It is important to keep in mind
that this process is fundamentally part of a spiritual awakening --
not an invasion from outer space. We will be exposed to formal
extraterrestrial contact as part of this awakening, but its overall
direction is being guided by a more evolved spiritual hierarchy.
Those who address the issue of contact as if it were merely one of
meeting physical beings from other planets are thus missing a large,
and very important, part of the picture.



The Purposes of Contact: Earth's Place in the Galaxy

Why are both extraterrestrial and spiritual concerns currently so
focused on Earth? The answers are varied and perhaps a bit
surprising.

1. They are here, first of all, because the Earth is completing
one cycle, beginning another, and has already begun a birthing
process into what is sometimes called a fourth -- and soon
thereafter a fifth -- dimensional existence; its entire magnetic and
vibratory structure is undergoing a profound shift. This shift will
be accompanied by dramatic changes in weather, tectonic plates, and
the ability to support life. Paralleling this process is an equally
dramatic shift in the collective consciousness and unconsciousness.
No other civilization in our galaxy has undergone such a rapid
evolution over the past one-hundred and especially the past twenty-
five years. The Federation is here to assist with this process as
well as to observe and learn from it, for there are many possible
outcomes. Indeed, craft from beyond our galaxy with no special stake
in the outcome are here to observe how we handle our current global
challenges. Galactically speaking, Earth is where the action is, and
both extraterrestrials and angels are very much in attendance.

2. They are here, secondly, to make technology available that
will help to transform civilization. This will come in roughly four
broad areas:

A. So-called "free-energy" devices will allow us to generate from
vacuum space all the power we need. The pollution, expense, toxic
waste, and dangers of traditional electrical generation will phase
out. We will not have to deplete our resources in order to live
comfortably. Some of our own brilliant and courageous researchers
have discovered the secrets of free-energy, but have been thwarted
in their attempts to make their inventions public. Many of these
inventions are based on the work of Nikola Tesla.

B. Anti-gravitational technology will enable us to phase out
reliance upon the internal combustion machine and travel
comparatively long distances in short periods of time. Rockets will
become obsolete; indeed, they were probably not necessary for the
Apollo Moon Program. A number of governments have undertaken secret
anti-gravitational research for decades.

C. Technology will become available to help us clean up our
environment -- from removing pollutants from the oceans to
replenishing the ozone shield. Earth is the most biologically
diverse and plentiful planet in the galaxy. And, quite frankly, we
will not be allowed to destroy it. We are not the only ones with a
vested interest in its survival.

D. Finally, technology will become available that will greatly
accelerate healing, produce in some areas what we might describe
as "miracle cures," and enable us to diagnose and practice
preventive medicine, on both physical and emotional levels, in ways
few would have imagined. We ourselves have already made great
strides in this area, but much has been repressed or ignored. Our
technologies will complement each other.

I stress again the importance of what we can do and, indeed, already
have done in the area of advanced technology. We already have
developed anti-gravitational and so-called "free energy" devices.
With further development, our car engines can be converted to run on
water. A profound revolution in agriculture is currently in the
making that utilizes demonstrated technologies beyond anything most
scientists have imagined. Nobody needs to go hungry. All of these
inventions must be allowed to see the light of day and supported
accordingly. Assistance will be provided in certain key areas, but
we must transform ourselves, not just in research and development
arenas, but in the appropriate dissemination of advanced
technologies for the benefit of all humankind, and in the clearing
of the accumulated emotional baggage that has fueled our current
transformational crises.

3. A third Council and Federation agenda relates to education in the
broadest sense of the term. By this, I do not mean indoctrination. I
mean simply the sharing of information important to goals of
personal happiness, to the evolution of human consciousness, and to
eventual membership in the Federation. This can include such things
as hyper-space drive technology; life on a Pleiadian or Arcturian,
etc. planet; a revised history of the human race, which in a number
of areas will be very different from what we have been told; ways to
construct an economy that do not result in a permanent underclass;
and ways to accelerate personal growth. Most importantly, it will
include a powerful clarification of our spiritual origins and
connections. Of course, we have already thought about these things;
many are now prepared and ready to act on a broad scale. But we have
much to learn, and contact can accelerate our education in ways that
we might not have believed possible.

I emphasize again, however, that we must transform ourselves.
Nobody else can or should do it for us. A generation of New Paradigm
thinkers has illuminated the horizons of cultural and personal
transformation in thousands of books, workshops, and conferences. We
will receive assistance from both Federation and spiritual sources
when we ask for it, but will not be relieved from the consequences
of our own actions. I stress the importance of self-transformation
in this briefing partly in order to counterbalance the reasonable
concerns of researchers who strongly suspect that we are being
cleverly set up either by the wrong extraterrestrial group or by
covert government disinformation and mind-control methods to give
away our power. I cannot give this concern the attention it deserves
in a brief overview. While agreeing that disinformation campaigns
exist, I believe nonetheless that the sources of these falsehoods
will not have their way in global awakening. The assistance we
receive from the Star Visitors will help us to help ourselves, not
take our power away.

4. A final goal of contact integrates both political and spiritual
dimensions. On a political level, this will involve the radical
abolishment and/or restructuring of both public and hidden power
structures that for the better part of human history have kept
control in the hands of the few, while the masses directly or
indirectly were fed fear, war, economic struggle, ill-health, and a
profoundly distorted and limiting story about their own origins and
nature. There are very dark agendas in place in the spheres of
economics, health, politics, subtle mind-control in which the many
who have not already turned over their lives unwittingly to a global
elite will, according to the plan, be forced to anyway in the belief
that it is to their best interests. Aspects of these agendas are so
firmly entrenched that they hardly seem worth questioning by the
ordinary person. And when the mainstream media is given the
opportunity to pursue some of the most provocative stories of this
century into their darkest interconnected corners, nothing happens!
The disbelief, ignorance, and arrogance that typify investigative,
scientific, and academic dismissals of these agendas will be
profoundly realigned. For they are fully known to our
extraterrestrial visitors and to Earth's spiritual hierarchy, and
will no longer be permitted to block the evolution of human
consciousness. Soon, I believe, they will become known to the
average citizen.



On a spiritual level, all humans will have the opportunity to
finally "wake up," to expand their consciousness in ways seldom
imagined, to release fear and grow into the ways of love, to claim
their natural gifts of seeing and healing, to live in peace and
harmony with each other and with the Earth Mother who sustains us,
and to pursue lives of joy, creativity, and continued spiritual
growth. Those who have not yet consciously chosen their path of love
or of fear will be educated about the consequences of their decision
and encouraged to get on with it. Some fear dramas will simply play
themselves out. However, those who persist in the ways of fear and
control will find that the shifting energies of the planet will make
it impossible for them to live here, as impossible as receiving an
AM broadcast on an FM frequency band.

It may be useful to review the reasons why, from either an
extraterrestrial or a spiritual perspective, Earth is so interesting
and important -- and why, from a human perspective, it should be.
After all, we could blow ourselves up, an analog of which happened
already with the sinking of Atlantis 8500 to 10,500 years B.C.
Actually, some Federation members have voted to let us do just that,
given the mess that we have made of things. "Let them destroy
themselves and start over," has been heard more than once in the
administrative councils of this galaxy. Here are some reasons why
this will not happen.

* As noted earlier, Earth is a planet of incredible biological
richness and diversity; it is a living library that will benefit
other star systems. Most inhabited planets are bland by comparison.
Unlike most, our planet is irreplaceable in this regard.

* Ours is a planet of extensive ethnic and cultural diversity. Most
planets are not. The creative evolution of this diversity has been a
learning laboratory of almost unparalleled magnitude. Many souls
from across the galaxy are eager for the experience of even a single
incarnation here.

* As noted earlier, free will has been allowed to flourish well
beyond the constraints that other stellar groups have found
necessary for their own survival and growth. This has created almost
unprecedented opportunities for personal exploration and growth,
even when it has led to all manner of dark and self-sabotaging
agendas. Indeed, dark forces have been allowed to run free, for the
most part, while the forces of light -- whether of an
extraterrestrial or spiritual nature -- have limited their major
interventions with only a few exceptions. Much of the light now on
the planet has resulted from spiritually advanced beings incarnating
in human form for many lifetimes in an effort to turn the tide. The
policy of "anything goes if you can get away with it" is about to be
transmuted.

* Earth contains within itself a number of dimensional portals to
other levels of reality to places in the universe the control over
which is highly coveted by various groups. It is thus valuable real
estate for reasons that utterly transcend our collective worldview.

* Our toxic pollution, nuclear radiation, and collective emotional
garbage not only leave a trail in space, but are felt on subtle
levels by other planetary systems with which we are in
resonance. "The interconnectedness of all things" is more than just
a rallying point for environmentalists to connect, say, rain forest
devastation in Brazil with the price of beef in America. The entire
planet itself is part of a much larger macrocosm. Other alien
civilizations are not altogether pleased with the negative drag we
have created on their systems.

* In the dim horizons of pre-history, various extraterrestrial
groups "planted their seed" on this planet, sometimes through
intentional cross-breeding, sometimes through altering our genetic
coding. We carry some of their genetic lineage, just as they carry
some of ours. Now that we have entered adolescence and will be
considered for Federation membership, they have a vested interest in
the quality of the harvest, so to speak.

* Carl Sagan was fond of asking: "Why would extraterrestrials be
interested in us?" Despite the more liberal vision of his fictional
work Contact (I'm inclined to think that he knew far more than he
let on) Sagan the scientist and others of a skeptical bent appeared
to assume that technology was the primary fulcrum upon which to base
the answer. If we are so backward in this arena and can barely get
off our own planet, and if (he would sometimes add) we have not
learned to live in peace but other alien civilizations must have
because they've mastered space travel, then why bother coming?
Setting aside the dubious assumption that scientific progress
promotes moral progress, I would point out that there is much that
is comparatively unique about our species that other
extraterrestrial cultures believe they can learn from -- if not for
themselves, then for their neighbors who may be going through
similar dynamics in the future. What we do with our emotions and
attitudes is of far more interest to them than what kinds of toys we
can construct. Indeed, some alien cultures for all practical
purposes do not have emotions as we think of them, and others have
only negative emotions with no clue about, say, the power of
unconditional love.

* Another reason why contact is occurring now is that a significant
number of persons on both conscious and unconscious levels have
asked for assistance to help turn things around. Enough progress has
been made to justify that assistance. Being asked by the people, if
not their leaders, is important for those of both extraterrestrial
and angelic realms not normally given to intervention.

* A final point of interest has required limited extraterrestrial
cooperation, but is more the special agenda of the spiritual
hierarchy that watches over this planet. A long-term goal of
terrestrial seeding has been the evolution of an advanced biological
human form genetically capable of sustaining a spiritually advanced
form of consciousness -- in theory one as advanced as that of Christ
himself. Of course, we still have a good deal of emotional garbage
to acknowledge, release, and heal, but in the coming decades we will
be well on our way toward implementing that goal. We will have
evolved to a new level that author John White dubs "homo noeticus"
capable of things now considered either impossible or so unrealistic
as not to be worth talking about. Whether one thinks of the Garden
of Eden in literal or metaphorical terms, we have clearly been on a
long detour from what it represented. For purposes of inherent
interest, spiritual growth, and creative evolution, this detour was
allowed to unfold in its own way. But the garden is about to be
renovated on a planet-wide basis and be populated with a more
advanced human species. In the next thousand years, humans will
realize and radiate a uniqueness and magnificence not found anywhere
else in the galaxy. This goal is worth both protecting and
promoting -- with or without the assent of those who might prefer to
see otherwise.



Why, then, have positive forces of light, or the Federation
itself, not intervened sooner? To fantasize a bit, why not just have
a starship beam the Enola Gay on board, declare an end to World War
II, and prevent subsequent nuclear testing? Why allow the
aforementioned detour to go so far astray? Why let evil run rampant?
Why allow children to starve, if one could land a fleet in the Sudan
and rather quickly straighten matters out? Indeed, why not just land
a command ship on the White House lawn shortly after arrival and
spare us 50 years of debate so far as the existence of aliens, or a
spiritual hierarchy, or anything else "not from here," is concerned?

To answer these questions fairly would require volumes. Let me
attempt, however, to summarize the kind of thinking that would
inform a more extended response.

1. First of all, there has been positive intervention periodically
throughout history from both spiritual and extraterrestrial realms.
But this has been more by way of illuminating the territory and to
keep us from destroying ourselves or sinking to a point beyond
repair, so to speak. In other words, minimal intervention has kept
the whole process creatively evolving -- not necessarily, however,
in the ways that those who intervened would have liked or would have
expected. This has been especially true since 1972.

2. There has not been intervention within these parameters, however,
to change the course of history, to save us from the sometimes
hideous consequences of our own actions, or in some way to force us
to be good. To do so is a violation of our free will and sabotages
opportunities for personal and spiritual growth, even by
experiencing the darker excesses of human nature. Our children would
never grow up, if we did not permit them to sink or swim on their
own. Non-intervention in the affairs of another planet is an
important consideration for members of the peaceful alien alliances.

3. Once the decision is made to intervene on such a massive scale --
not to force change, but rather to put all the cards on the table
and clarify the larger picture -- this needs to be done gradually
with considerable preparation for the jolt that this will represent
to human consciousness. In 1950 global fear of such things was a
legitimate concern; by 2003 we are better prepared. By design and
sometimes by accident, we have been educated for this event for
several decades. Friendly civilizations were here in the 50's
monitoring our countdown to a not altogether clear major turning
point, but did not receive an invitation from the administrations of
those days or since to land on the White House lawn or anywhere
else. Without that support, the anxiety caused by such an event
would have been too great. And so a program of small, individual,
out of the way contacts was undertaken over the next fifty years in
order to prepare us at a more grassroots level for what is about to
unfold. Today, the overall situation is considerably different.



Reasons for the Cover-up



Which brings us to the question of why our government leaders over
the years have not been more forthcoming about the presence of
extraterrestrials. Once full public contact has been established, or
perhaps just prior to it, the official explanation may go something
like this.



"A small number of officials in the United States government and
others from around the world have been aware for several decades
about the alien presence. [It is not clear how far back they will
concede this knowledge, e.g., as far back as the cover-up at Roswell
in 1947 -- or possibly earlier.] However, the implications for
global security and the emotional stability of citizens the world
over were so unclear that a justifiable decision was made at the
highest levels to withhold this information from the public until
such time as the alien intentions were more fully known and our own
response to their presence could be more fully determined. This has
been a long and difficult process, one that others might have
handled differently. However, in view of the historical significance
of this event for human civilization, successive administrations
felt it necessary to go to considerable lengths to deny the entire
UFO-alien presence. These aliens say they have come in peace.
Perhaps they have. Perhaps they have not. There is little for us to
do at this juncture but to concede their presence, to further
clarify their intentions in direct negotiations, and to review our
responses accordingly. We will acknowledge them, but we will not
necessarily welcome them."

If this is the account we are given, then we are being fed rank
hypocrisy of the first order. In the interests of keeping peace with
ourselves, this may be all the explanation we will ever officially
receive, as darker elements of the fuller story are allowed to fade
from view. I would submit, however, that the following account is
closer to the facts of this extended drama.



* The "best interests of the people" was and, to a more limited
extent, has continued to be only one reason for a cover-up. The
other reasons are:


Those in power saw themselves in various contexts (economics,
politics, etc.) as having to relinquish power and did not, and in
some cases still do not, wish to do so; in fact, they became even
more entrenched. If your car does not need to continue to run on
gas, for example, what happens to the price of your Exxon stock? In
truth, an unprecedented opportunity to continue to exercise
responsible authority was buried in a fog of fear, greed, and the
need to control. Those in the "military industrial complex" that
President Eisenhower referred to in his farewell speech, continued
to benefit from retrieved extraterrestrial technologies and the
information relating thereto. Those who have benefited the most are
the least inclined to acknowledge the peaceful presence of Star
Visitors and accordingly may attempt to portray formal public
contact in an adversarial way to retain their own power.


Some of those in power, perhaps unwittingly, became involved in the
questionable agendas of non-federation alien groups and, though in
over their heads, did not wish to be exposed; hence, the cover-up
needed to continue at all costs.
* Our leaders were approached in the 50's and 60's by
Federation representatives with offers of

positive assistance for healing and spiritual upliftment, and a
serious concern over environmental destruction and the
proliferation of nuclear weapons. They refused, however, to share
technology that could be used for weapons of control and of war.
Consequently, they were rebuffed and their existence was not made
known despite the fact that a significant number of officials in the
know favored going public both during and since that time. Following
the principle of non-intervention, they could make only occasional
appearances or contacts with selected individuals as part of a
longer term effort to raise public awareness. [Perhaps the most
noted and controversial contactee was a Swiss farmer, Billy Meier
whose educational encounters with a small group of Pleiadeans in the
70's are evaluated by Guido Moosbrugger in his book at
www.andyettheyfly.com.]


* Alternatively, elements within our government probably made
significant agreements with alien groups whose intentions were far
more self-interested. We gave them something, such as protected
underground bases, and received something in return -- most likely
technology more suited to the goals of power and control than to
healing and personal empowerment. There is reason to believe that
either or both parties may not have honored aspects of any
agreements or perhaps not fully understood their implications. But
by the time this realization had dawned, it was too late. Since it
was an agreement with some officials of Earth's people, peacefully
oriented Star Visitors were not in a position to intervene to stop
it. To put it bluntly, the consciousness of fear and greed may have
cut a deal with a few extraterrestrial sources who knew precisely
how to cater to that consciousness. Once in place, the drama had to
play itself out.

* It is worth stressing that top secret alliances between military,
industrial, and possibly extraterrestrial elements succeeded in
developing fully operational anti-gravitational flying craft by the
early 1970s; some researchers would push back that date to the early
sixties or even fifties when the results were quite crude. It is all
but certain that some sightings over the decades have been our own
craft, and some of these sightings were staged with specific goals
in mind, such as testing citizen reactions.

* A powerful in-house debate about how best to handle the question
of UFOs and alien intelligence has been underway almost since
Roswell (for which the much sought after "smoking gun" has recently
become public). Some in power have consistently favored keeping an
air-tight lid on everything, lest the whole story (and other related
agendas) come unglued, while others favored a program of incremental
long-term education for the public to prepare for this day. Over the
past fifty years, some individuals with inside knowledge have been
allowed to talk and others have simply disappeared. Both information
and disinformation have been everywhere in abundance, especially in
the past two decades. And independently of the question of
extraterrestrial existence, for self-serving reasons there has also
been a covert attempt to influence our attitudes about them, in
order to keep a variety of options open. One cannot help but wonder
if important informational, disinformational, and attitudinal clues
are not both evident and buried in many Hollywood treatments of UFOs
and aliens.

* A hierarchical chain of command is not necessarily the best way to
understand who knows, or has covered up, or has caused certain
things to happen, in this arena. It is convenient, although unfair,
to loosely generalize about "our government" in this respect. The
great majority of elected officials, appointed officers, and career
civilian and military personnel do not have a clue about what has
transpired. A staff security Sergeant may know more than the
President of the United States about alien matters one would think
the President should know almost everything about. A low-ranking
British general may know more than the head of the KGB, and the
number two man at the Mossad may actually issue orders to CIA
officers in carefully circumscribed areas. Behind the scenes,
unnamed civilians accountable to no one save their own committees
may have exercised more power in this arena than the heads of all
intelligence agencies combined. Communiques from world leaders
should be evaluated in light of potentially quite different levels
of interest being served.

* Overall, I suggest the cover-up should be understood as a three-
tier affair and that there are at least two different kinds of cover-
up in place.


Level One. Government officials, scientists, military officers, and
perhaps a few members of Congress who know about UFOs and about the
presence of aliens, but who have consistently issued "plausible
denials" and stalled for time as they debated appropriate courses of
action among themselves.


Level Two. Not so much a cover-up in itself, but a shadowy world
of "bridge players" who connect elements of Level One with elements
of a much deeper level or parallel "rogue government." They may
discretely represent the interests of Level One to members of Level
Three, or vice versa, or play off both levels to their own
interests. These individuals would not necessarily be seen as bridge
players by members of the other levels.


Level Three. A full-tilt parallel rogue government that conducts
most of its activities in very secure out-of-the way or underground
locations. It is for the most part obsessed with power, control, and
technology and derives its funding both independently and from tax
supported black programs that officially do not exist. It contains
scientists, industrialists, and military officers whose allegiance
to the U.S. Constitution has long been forgotten. It fires on
friendly (to us) alien craft with sophisticated beam weaponry,
interacts with dark extraterrestrial groups, and creates the
illusion of alien abductions through mind-control techniques to sow
disinformation, and in some cases implants former alien abductees
for similar reasons. This rogue government essentially answers to no
one.

Many individuals in Level One, while they may have their suspicions,
truly do not know about the activities undertaken at Level Three.
The more subject they are to the winds of political change, the less
likely they are to know much of significance in this arena. In the
beginning of this drama, say, the early 50's, there was one group in
the know containing various interests. Gradually these interest
factions split apart forming progressively separate groups and
levels of activity. In all likelihood, however, the activities of
Level Three would not have continued unabated for so long without
some "moles" or bridge players to set policy and boundaries at Level
One.



* The whole story of the cover-up will probably have to come from
other than government leaders. However, it may be best, at least for
the time being, that it NOT come out. There are understandable human
needs to feel vindicated in this controversy, and perhaps to bring
those (still living) most responsible for this state of affairs to
some kind of public accounting. But blame is not the agenda of the
Federation, Ashtar Command, or the Spiritual Hierarchy of this
planet. How we respond to this discovery is our business, not
theirs. They would remind us, however, that these are times for
letting go of the past, for healing and integration, and for
unprecedented spiritual advancement.



Alien Contactees

There are many questions relating to possible extraterrestrial
involvement in such things as cattle mutilations, crop circles,
black helicopters, and spirit attachments. I expect that a full
explanation of these and other areas of possible involvement will be
given at a later time. One topic requiring immediate attention,
however, is "alien abduction." Even those not inclined to believe in
the existence of extraterrestrials may be inclined to think of them
in connection with abductions. I will attempt to summarize the most
pertinent pieces of information on this topic.

* Abductions numbering in the many thousands (how many is hotly
debated) appear to have taken place for the past thirty to forty
years.

* The distinction between abduction and contact is tenuous and
reflects more a difference of degree than of kind. Both abductees
and contactees are "taken", but for various reasons and under a
variety of circumstances. Very credible researchers have argued,
especially since the early 90's, that many abductees are simply
contactees who have subsequently had their memories tampered with to
scare the public and create an anti-extraterrestrial attitude that
might then be subtly directed against peaceful Star Visitors. The
differences noted below should be read with this in mind as well as
when viewing the recent documentary series Taken.

* Abduction appears to have been undertaken for a variety of
reasons. Following are some of the main considerations in no
particular order of importance or credibility.

1.To cross-breed with humans in order to preserve and/or
enhance their own species as well as to create a new optimum life
form integrating the better elements from both. This agenda is
associated with the Zeta Reticulins, often generically referred to
as Greys. Some women have reported the experience of being taken on
board ships to observe their hybrid children as well as be observed
by Zetas in their interactions. This is a vast complex topic, which
the Zetas themselves presumably address through their human emissary
at www.zetatalk.com. Extensive information on many other topics,
including Planet X, is also provided at this site.

2. To take small samples for genetic research. Conducted by both
Reticulin and non-Reticulin Greys and others. Some groups may have a
vested interest in retrieving "light codes" long buried in human DNA.

3.To conduct genetic research on multi-generational family lines.

4.To determine the effects of environmental changes and decay on
the human species.

5.To learn more first-hand about human emotions and attitudes.

* Most abductions are traumatic, although some women especially have
become more empowered as a result of working through their recovered
memories in therapy. Abductions can be halted on an individual
basis, assuming one has not become entangled in a mind-control
project, and depending upon what one decides to do about remaining a
victim. Some researchers argue, very credibly, that at least in
some instances the trauma was produced by post-contact human
interference designed to create a scary and fear-producing scenario,
a set of screen memories in effect, that made it difficult or
impossible for the contactee to recall what actually happened. The
traumatic false memory could be accomplished, even if the individual
had not actually interacted with extraterrestrial visitors. Until
all the players step forth with a full accounting, it is perhaps
best to assume that some abductions are more or less "real" as
reported, some have been contrived with no off-planet basis, and
some may reflect a combination of both on and off-planet
interactions.

* A debate currently rages over whether contactees at a deep
unconscious or "soul" level agreed in advance to their abductions,
in order to contribute to or learn from the experience, or whether
some abductees may have agreed and others not.

* Abductees/contactees as a group are not psychotic, media-hungry,
or duped by false memories, although a few abductees may be subject
to any of the preceding. The evidence for abduction/contact has been
growing for years in the work of Mack, Hopkins, Boylan, Sprinkle,
and others. Now, however, the question is why, not whether, they
have occurred.

* Some "implants" of a physical variety, upon closer examination,
have proven strange (in both location and texture), and probably of
extraterrestrial origin. Energetic implants can be detected only by
clairvoyants and must be dealt with in quite different ways.
Implants can be inserted to help, to monitor, or to control, and may
be found in contactees as well as abductees. Some are used for
healing. Some appear to be merely ID tags for advanced souls who
chose to work here.

* A contactee generally retains greater memories of his or her
exposure, enjoys a greater measure of free will and communication,
and is not traumatized by the experience. However, the contactee may
feel somewhat strange and isolated, given that there is usually no
one to talk to about the experience. A contactee may
experience "missing time," but is abducted only in the sense that he
or she finds herself suddenly taken on board. Contactees may not
always immediately remember their experience.

* Contact also may take place for a variety of reasons and
periodically has been initiated by independent Federation members.


The need to collect small samples for health monitoring and research.


The need to "check up" on one of one's own stellar brothers or
sisters who (for reasons too complicated to review here) has
incarnated in human form.


The need for healing; cures for everything from cancer to yeast
infections have been reported, often through the use of purely
energetic technologies.


The need to "download" technical information into the contactee's
brain that can later appear as a new discovery or invention needed
for the planet.


The need to educate the contactee on various personal, spiritual, or
historical matters with the understanding that, in time, he or she
will spread the word.
6. Various extraterrestrial visitors, in their
physical, quasi-physical, or etheric bodies, have been simply
observing, investigating, or collecting samples of our bio-
diversity. This, too, is a form of "contact".
* Voice contact over secure radio channels (in the appropriate
language) and occasional physical teleportations also have been
initiated by Federation members as the need has arisen. The
assumption that if extraterrestrials exist, they would only contact
us through the giant radio telescopes of SETI, is arguably so
limited as to cause one to wonder if we completely understand SETI's
purpose. They recently appear to have sent us a coded visual
message in the form of a "crop circle" next to such a government
facility in England, parts of which resemble the coding we sent into
space years ago.





A Brief Typology



We will gradually hear of and be exposed to a considerable range of
extraterrestrial races, far more than can be summarized here. Dr.
Richard Boylan speaks very credibly on this topic at his website
www.drboylan.com. I also recommend Sheldan Nidle's website
www.paoweb.com, which among other things features fairly detailed
descriptions of countless different extraterrestrial groups. Nidle,
who appears to speak on behalf of the Galactic Federation and
Earth's Spiritual Hierarchy, states that only about forty percent of
the many thousands of galactic civilizations are human or human
like. Readers interested in the Annunaki should consult the works
of Zecharia Sitchin, such as The Twelfth Planet or Genesis
Revisited. A few pertinent extraterrestrial groups are briefly
described as follows:



PLEIADIAN. Pleiadians closely resemble Caucasian humans and would
generally be unrecognizable in our midst. Their average height is
taller, and they also live much longer. The Pleiades are a star
cluster, and there are different planets and sub-groups within that
cluster. They do not, of course, call themselves Pleiadians. They
have close historical ties with Earth and, independently of their
Federation membership, should be considered a strong, peaceful ally.
Much the the same can be said for Lyrans. They are also aligned with
Altarians. Different races here on Earth may reflect in part
different genetic modifications undertaken many thousands of years
ago by visiting extraterrestrial groups.



SIRIANS. Sirians are also quite human looking, although allegedly
darker complected. They, too, have strong historical ties with
Earth, especially Lemuria. They also have a strong connection with
our Cetacean species (dolphins and whales). They are very
technologically advanced; some of their technology will be made
available to us. They are peaceful and Federation-related. As a
minor aside, they also enjoy pets somewhat comparable to our dogs.
In periodically extending their influence to Earth, Sirians and
Pleiadians have played out a sometimes competitive drama begun with
their progenitors, Vegan and otherwise, within the Lyran
constellation. They are historically implicated in contact with
African cultures, especially the Dogen. Transmissions from the
Sirian High Council on a variety of Contact and Earth-related
transformational agendas may be found at www.sirianrevelations.net



ARCTURIANS. Arcturians can look human if they choose to, although
this is not their natural appearance. They have a reduced need for
physical embodiment and enjoy a rather robust energetic existence.
They are peaceful and Federation-related. They are among the most
spiritually advanced beings in this galaxy, and many on Earth that
we consider sages or healers have strong Arcturian ties.



GENERIC GREYS. Generic Greys come in various sizes and textures
generally related to the archetypal Grey alien popularized by Whitly
Strieber and others. They are smaller than humans, and generally
considered to be master geneticists in this galaxy. As with other
basic species, they have spread out to different parts of our galaxy
and, as a group, have no more a single agenda than humans do. Some
are positive. Some are negative. And some are neutral. A few may be
slaves to other groups. They communicate telepathically and operate
most effectively under the umbrella of a group consciousness. They
do not handle novelty or independence very well. Some researchers
have suggested that the smaller generic Greys may be quasi-robotic
instances of artificial intelligence.



RETICULIN GREYS. Reticulins generally fall under the description
just given, but with the more specific focus of seeking ways to
preserve their own species through genetic experimentation and cross-
breeding with humans. Reticulins are not necessarily the largest
Grey group, although a majority of contacts may have involved
Reticulins. They do not understand human free will and feeling as we
do, although the larger Reticulins appear to have more autonomy and
leadership skills. Further information is provided at
www.zetatalk.com, which is arguably one of the more controversial
and debated websites.



DRACONIANS. Draconians walk on two legs but are best described as
reptilian in appearance. They have a history of conquest in the
galaxy. They reportedly occupied the Earth millions of years ago
(among other things running off a small Arcturian outpost) as well
as a planet possibly named Maldek in our Solar System, which (after
a major war) we now know as the Asteroid Belt. They allegedly thrive
on fear, power, and control -- as well as other negative human
emotions ^ purely for their own sake. The more negative dramas we
can create for ourselves, including World Wars, the happier they
are. One of their agendas is to assist in that creation. Through
considerable willpower and sustained concentration, they can more or
less permanently morphize into human physical form. Draconians (in
their native form) and negative Greys have been possibly implicated
together with hidden elements of our own military-industrial complex
(of which President Eisenhower warned us to be wary) in some very
dark agendas in underground bases. There are also renegade or
splinter groups from both sides of this ET-Human equation that have
different agendas. Some researchers have argued that the Draco,
while not spiritually advanced, are not as negative as this
portrayal suggests. Indeed, as Sheldan Nidle points out on his
extensive website www.paoweb.com, reptoid beings on other related
planetary systems have very recently joined the peaceful Galactic
Federation. Earth's Light has been expanding for some time. I
submit that such reptoid beings as may have etherically or
physically intruded into human affairs are progressively on their
way out and are not, contrary to what some researchers suggest, to
be feared as a species. Speculation about who is or is not a
reptilian in morphed human form, or who may be influenced by such,
does not serve the cause of Light.



MEMBERS OF THE SPIRITUAL HIERARCHY. In addition to Ashtar, Sananda,
and Maitreya, other members of the Spiritual Hierarchy involved in
this awakening will become more widely known. Michael, Kryon,
Erasmus, Kuthumi, Quan Yin, Athena, Janu, Sanat Kumara, Metatron,
Gabriel, Mary, Solar, Hilarion, Raphael, Auriel, Melchizedek, El
Morya, Pheobus, Uriel, Ariel, Isis, and St. Germain are but a few.
However, it is beyond the scope of this briefing to attempt even a
cursory description of the nature and roles of these beings. For
now, I will stress only that a VEIL OF CONSCIOUSNESS many thousands
of years old is lifting, and that there is far more on the other
side of it than spaceships and aliens.



How Might Formal Contact Unfold?



Nobody has a detailed answer to this question, since the
Federation revises its own plans almost weekly. However, there are
several principles that will guide this process and that will be
modified accordingly to suit different times and circumstances. A
very small, tightly controlled, team from within our government has
been exploring the possibility of reopening peaceful negotiations
with Federation representatives for a number of years; initial
contact has been made, while much is still pending. Extreme, but
highly selective, pressure is being felt within the current
government administration over the most appropriate course of
action. The separate rogue government described earlier, for
example, will do almost anything to prevent peaceful interactions.
Key government leaders from time to time have been given the
opportunity to play major constructive roles in the unfolding of
public contact. But those who wield the most power in (or behind)
recent and current administrations have chosen a different path.

1. Sightings and contacts will become gradually more numerous and
significant. The goal is to reduce fear-based reactions and to allow
us to integrate the idea of formal contact in ways suited to our own
psychology. We have been "in preparation" by different means for
quite some time. The qualitative aspect of this principle is that
the first aliens we see on a large scale probably will be those who
are generally the most human in appearance. Others will come later.

2. The flip side to this principle of gradualism might be labeled
the policy of "Ready or not, here we are." By this, I mean that they
will not back away as they have in the past. The stakes have been
gradually increased until political leaders have no alternative but
to make the announcement. I expect sightings over dozens of towns
and cities to bring the point home and, perhaps even more
importantly, to raise public awareness in preparation for what is to
come. A formal announcement of their presence will follow sometime
thereafter -- or perhaps just before these global sightings. Who
will make this first formal announcement is not clear. Many
researchers seem to assume that appropriate government leaders must
be forced to "come clean" by mushrooming stacks of evidence. But a
Sirian ambassador whose image is temporarily projected through
global television networks might suffice just as well. Or perhaps
this task will be offered to a farmer in France. There are many
possibilities over which government leaders per se have no control.

3. Government leaders will be afforded all due respect. Some will
now choose to play important roles of collaboration, while others
will not. As of this writing, a few government leaders have
tentatively agreed to collaborate either substantively or
ceremonially in the process, with important details yet to be worked
out. Additionally, the Federation leadership itself is selecting
various individuals with clear heads and open hearts from military,
civilian, scientific, and political arenas who can serve effectively
in critical liaison capacities. Some of these individuals may have
public reputations, while others may have none at all. It is the
quality of their consciousness that counts.

4. These visitors will provide considerable stimulus for change in
many areas, but they are not here to take over our governments,
businesses, schools, or churches, or to run our daily lives. They
have certain critical agendas to pursue, noted earlier, but will not
be negatively intrusive.

5. For both political and logistical reasons, subsequent landings
may at first take place in less populated places. As citizens become
accustomed to the idea, however, more substantive contacts can take
place around larger cities. Because of atmospheric, electro-
gravitational, and emotional characteristics of our planet and
species, actual physical contacts will be of more limited duration.

6. Partly as a means of demonstrating their positive intentions,
they may first formally appear in conjunction with the possibility
of a large-scale geophysical disaster, either to help ward it off or
to assist us in dealing with its effects after the fact.

7. If it appears that we are on the verge of a full-scale nuclear,
biological, or scalar (electromagnetic beam weapons) war that
threatens all or major parts of the human race, there WILL be
direct, powerful intervention to preclude this. Our battles are
ours to own and hopefully learn from, but we will not be permitted
to destroy ourselves or the planet.

8. Nor will the United States or any other nation be permitted to
bring scalar weapons of mass destruction into space in preparation
for possible "Star Wars" of one kind or another.



Federation Facts



In the space remaining, I shall attempt to answer briefly what are
likely to be some of the most frequently asked questions concerning
this visitation. I emphasize that even when restricted to the
positive and peaceful membership of the Federation, most of the
following questions do not have simple or single answers, because
there are too many groups to take into account. Where appropriate, I
will indicate what is generally the case with the understanding that
exceptions and variations will be significant.



Q: How do they get here from so far away? Wouldn't it take them many
years to reach Earth even traveling at the speed of light?

A: They do not travel at light speed, although most can.
They "arrive" here by bending the structure of space-time itself, or
by traveling in some instances at many times the speed of light, or
by accessing dimensional portals that almost instantaneously connect
them with other parts of the galaxy. While some craft are metallic,
others are purely energetic. In due course Federation scientists
will explain the physics of their space drives in more detail.



Q: Do they have religions and believe in God?

A: They have what are better described as "spiritual practices"
which help to align them with their Creator and to express aspects
of that divinity in their daily lives. They may conceive of this
Prime Source as having both archetypally male and female aspects, as
totally inclusive in its love and support of all sentient beings
throughout the universe, and as somewhat less personal than we are
accustomed to thinking.



Q: Do they believe in an afterlife?

A: They believe in eternal life for all and in reincarnation
(sometimes even between planetary systems) on those levels of the
Great Chain of Being where incarnation in physical form is
appropriate. Most positively oriented extraterrestrial races also
subscribe to the idea of a spiritual hierarchy that guides the
evolution of their planets.



Q: Do they have sex and procreate the way we do?

A: Some do and some don't; it all depends on what you have to work
with. Sexual practices are more likely to express a felt spiritual
component.



Q: How do they organize their societies?

A: Predictably, in many ways. However, their hierarchies are
structured around merit, wisdom, and demonstrated ability, rather
than on politics, fear, and competition. In general, they do not
accord individual rights the same importance that we do. The good of
the whole takes precedence. They think more in terms of psychology
than of morality. They have no crime.



Q: What about education?

A: Very proactive from infancy on; teachers are held in high esteem
and must train and perform as if the future well-being of their
societies depended upon it. Education is a life-long experience.



Q: Are they more advanced than us?

A: In most areas, yes ^ especially technologies for traveling,
communicating, and healing. However, most have a special respect for
humans rooted in their understanding of what the Terran Experiment
(as we are sometimes referred to) is all about. And most believe
they can learn from us. All subscribe strongly to the importance of
physical, personal, and spiritual evolution, and to allowing others
the lessons and growth opportunities of their paths.



Q: Now that they are here, what will they do and what do they want
from us?

A: To the greatest extent possible, they will work with and through
our established governments. They will make themselves available
where they are asked. They will also conduct certain work of
planetary significance as they best see fit. They are not here to
control us. They would like most for us to WAKE UP!



Q: What can we as individuals do?

A: Here are some suggestions:


Become accustomed to the idea that there is more to reality than
the "best and the brightest" of this planet have imagined.


Let go of fear and other unhealthy emotions; undertake a program of
positive personal and spiritual growth.


Form and network with other local groups both for the dissemination
of information and for constructive work on transformational goals.


Provide nurturing non-judgmental support for those who are having a
difficult time with all that extraterrestrial contact represents.


Understand that this contact signals both the beginning of the end
(already in process) of much that has guided human history and the
beginning of a peaceful, inclusive, balanced, and empowering world
that we ourselves will create.

An unprecedented opportunity invites us to face our darkest shadows
as well as to claim our highest potential. Fundamental assumptions
of our worldviews are about to undergo a rapid and profound
revision. It's time to wake up and transform ourselves as a species.
The dream of the Earth is once again radiating throughout the galaxy.

If you have not heard the call, soon you will. The lives awaiting us
are not necessarily the ones we had planned for.

Namaste!




P.O. Box 187
Lakemont, Georgia 30552
Phone: (706) 782-6746
E-Mail: mwoodhouse@alltel.net





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FOR FURTHER READING

I do not necessarily subscribe to the perspectives and conclusions
offered in the following documents. However, they represent a
distillation of important points of view across a broad range of
issues geared more to the average reader and less to the
professional researcher.



Ashtar/Athena/Sananda, "Ashtar Command Update: We are Here," Sedona
Journal (June, 1997). (Ostensibly a direct transmission on this
topic from the source.)

William Alnor, UFOs in the New Age: Extraterrestrial Messages and
the Truth of Scripture. (Explores conservative Christian responses
to an alien presence.)

George Andrews, Extraterrestrial Friends and Foes. (Makes clear that
all extraterrestrials are not the same and do not keep the same
company.)

Thomas Bearden, Excalibur Briefing. (Connects UFOs to the New
Physics and to scalar and anti- gravitational technologies.) See
also: www.cheniere.org

Richard Boylan, "UFO Reality Shift," Nexus, April-May, 1996. Nexus
is highly recommend reading for a wide range of related articles.
See also Boylan's Close Extraterrestrial Encounters, Labored Journey
to the Stars, and Project Epiphany, as well as his website:
Dr. Boylan's Website

Ken Carey, Starseed: The Third Millennium. A spiritual perspective
on where we are headed.

William Cooper, Behold a Pale Horse. (A classic conspiracy thesis
that connects aspects of the alien presence, or non-presence, to the
New World Order.)

Phillip Corso, The Day After Roswell. (Revelations by a former
National Security insider about the cover-up and technological
downloads from the crash at Roswell.)

James Deardorff and Gary Kinder at
 provide separate
articles in support of the authenticity of what is arguably one of
the most significant and controversial contactee cases -- that
between Billy Meier and a visitor group of Pleiadeans. Meier's
extensively evaluated photographs are among the clearest and most
striking on record.

Dick Farley, The Matrix of UFO Beliefs (Presidential Briefing). More
information may be obtained from  and the Human
Potential Foundation.

Stanton Friedman, Top Secret/Majic. (An extensive study of documents
and events relating to the genesis, authenticity, and history of MJ-
12, considered highly controversial in UFO circles.)

Timothy Good, Alien Contact. (Continuation of independent research
begun in Above Top Secret with reference to actual alien contact.)

Steven Greer, The Disclosure Project. (An executive briefing for
Congress with commitments from many with high security clearances to
speak, if granted immunity from prosecution) Also available at
 The Disclosure Project

Leah Haley, Lost Was The Key. (A personal multiple abduction
narrative that implicates some level of government in mind-control.)

Richard Hall, The UFO Evidence from 1964 to 1993. (Very detailed
case studies by one of the most respected UFO researchers.)

Jim Keith, Casebook on Alternative 3. (Examines potential
connections between the New World Order, UFOs, and a Mars
colonization project in light of mind-control and disinformation
agendas.)

Phillip Krapf, The Contact Has Begun. (Written by a former editor of
the Los Angeles Times and presumably sanctioned by one group of
visiting extraterrestrials, this book describes the dynamics of one
possible version of contact in great detail.)

Roger Leir, The Aliens and the Scalpel. (Review of evidence and
evaluation of physical implants - by a doctor who has removed them.)

Michael Lindemann, ed., UFOs and the Alien Presence. (A collection
of individually contributed articles by noted researchers on
different aspects of alien contact.)

Barbara Marciniak, Bringers of the Dawn. (A Pleiadian account of
Earth's history.)

Norma Milanovich, We, The Arcturians. (Arcturian observations on
Earth and the galaxy.)

Sheldon Nidle and Virginia Essene, You are Becoming a Galactic
Human. (Earth's history and a bit of its future from a Sirian point
of view.)

Andrea Pritchard, David E. Pritchard, John E. Mack, Pam Kasey, and
Claudia Yapp, editors, Alien Discussions: Proceedings of the
Abduction Study Conference Held at MIT, Cambridge. (The most
comprehensive collection of articles on the abduction question.)

Kevin Randle and Donald Schmitt, The Truth About the UFO Crash at
Roswell. (Addresses criticisms of their earlier very detailed
investigation in UFO Crash at Roswell.)

Kenneth Ring, The Omega Project. (Relates NDEs and abduction
accounts to common psychological themes from a Jungian perspective.)

Lyssa Royal and Keith Priest, The Prism of Lyra. (Galactic history
from multiple points of view.)

Jack Sarfatti (sarfatti@pacbell.net), Destiny Matrix and Space-Time
and Beyond II both available through www.1stbooks.com. Sarfatti is
arguably one of the most knowledgeable physicists on the topic of
extraterrestrial physics, e.g., how their craft move around the
galaxy, and on various related "black" government research projects
undertaken over the past fifty years.

Robert Shapiro, "Shining the Light: The End of 50 Year Earth-ET
Secrecy Agreement," Sedona Journal (March, 1998). (More information
presumably from extraterrestrial sources)

Zecharia Sitchin, Genesis Revisited. (Reviews evidence for very
ancient alien visitations, with some comment on current events,
including the strange demise of the Russian Phobos II.)

Whitly Strieber, Breakthrough. (An examination of larger aspects of
individual and cultural transformation suggested by alien contact.)

Keith Thompson, Angels and Aliens. (Underscores the difficulty of
determining with ontological certainty just who is who.)

Jacques Vallee. Messengers of Deception. (Underscores the complexity
of UFO phenomena and the likelihood of rampant disinformation. See
also his Revelations.)

Michael Wolf, The Catchers of Heaven. (Extraordinarily potent
insider revelations by a former National Security Council
consultant, with above top secret connections, recently deceased.)

See also "5th World Journal" at www.5thWorld.com. (A UFO newsletter
with up-dated information by leading commentators). Information
from a Zeta Reticulin perspective is provided at www.zetatalk.com.
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For a Sirian perspective on
 many Contact related agendas,