Maybe-Cats? Expanding the ‘Reality’ Frame with yet another School of Quantum Interpretation

“This proposition sounds a little bit like advocating for the existence of ghosts. But it is actually more of an acknowledgment that things may seem ghostlike only because reality has been improperly conceived in the first place.”

SARS2 & #Lab – JC Couey Reprises History of the Debate and Past #Gain-of-Function Research

JC Couey, neurobio prof at UPitt, tells the history of Gain of Function research and claims and counter-claims of lab-manipulation of SARS2 virus, and the upshot of it all.

About that “Unifying Meta-Theory of UFOs…” (Spreadsheeting High Strangeness)

So, this is a noble but probably misguided, and maybe accursed philosophical venture. I support the spirit of it, if in fact it’s a sincere voyage, and not just an attempt to “recuperate” the Weird and differentiate one’s counter-cult or academic CV.

Big Chompers Disrupt Plant Management of the Biosphere — New Paper from #BioticPump Theorist Anastassia Makarieva

Posting this paper in the context of a few things: the popularity of the Soil4Carbon group on FB, uniting Global Warming activists with ranchers worried about #Cowspiracy and all those Bovine Ruminant

SPACE VIRUS! “Extreme Outlier” Hypothesis Returns

…the great exemplar of the emergence of a new pandemic disease of considerable virulence and pathogenicity was the Spanish Flu Pandemic 1918–1919. That pandemic has been analyzed in great detail, and the astute and engaged reader of all that evidence is left with only one conclusion—the Spanish Flu disease came from Space on a massive scale, and killed tens of millions before the advent of air travel.

The Cultural Evolution of Planetary Collapse

Is there a “radical” surgery that gets to the root causes of planetary disruption? How might the root causes be discerned? What kinds of designed intervention might be up to the task of safeguarding humanity’s future?

Planetizers vs. Globalizers – Key Polarities of Early 21C?

This showed up in our email inbox: From Globalization To A Planetary Mindset It’s time for new cooperative platforms that address irreducible interdependence. An opening editorial to a new issue of NOEMA

The Conspiracy Myth

And what is a myth? A myth is not the same thing as a fantasy or a delusion. Myths are vehicles of truth, and that truth needn’t be literal. …In this way, myths bring light to the shadows and reveal what has been repressed.

Life at the Edge: Fungi & Other Microbia on Mars?

This study from last year compiles a bunch of miscellaneous indirect evidence for simpler lifeforms on Mars: “Evidence is reviewed which supports the hypothesis that prokaryotes and eukaryotes may have colonized Mars.