The most critical paradigm for our age
evidence that the next big Ice Age will begin in 30 to 50 years, with a 70%
colder, dimmer, inactive Sun, is relatively plain, so that it is increasingly
harder to hide
anymore. I have explored the principles and the evidence in two video
presentations, Ice Age with a dim Sun in 30
years, and, Our Electric
Fusion Sun. The discovery of the principles is relatively new, that the
Ice Age transition will not extent over thousands of years, but will likely
happen in the space of a single day or week, when the Sun becomes inactive.
Large consequences will be felt on Earth when the solar energy output is reduced
by 70% in a short span of time. All regions outside the 40 degree latitudes will
then quickly become uninhabitable, because of the cold, and become useless for
agriculture for the weakness of incoming sunlight. Only in the tropics, where
the exposure of the Earth to the Sun is the strongest, will conditions remain liveable
and some form of agriculture remain possible.
order to defend humanity against the consequences of the colder and dimmer Sun,
large-scale infrastructures will need to be built, such as indoor agriculture,
and agriculture placed afloat onto the tropical seas for the lack of available
arable land. This becomes the new meaning for the strategic defence of humanity.
This defence is critical, because without these created infrastructures,
humanity will loose its food resources and subsequently starve to death. Only 1
to 10 million people came out of the last Ice Age alive. We will likely get back
to that if the infrastructures are not built. The present trend is oriented
towards this outcome. In fact, humanity is committed to it by default, as
nothing is being built, and the Ice Age Challenge is deemed not to exist. A
large paradigm change is required to get us out of this trap.
paradigm change is also required for another reason. It is required as the
ultimate incentive for humanity to break itself out of the chokehold of empire
and its looting machine, its nuclear war commitment, and its commitment to
depopulation. Political battles have been fought on all of these fronts for
decades, without any success in gaining the needed freedom from empire for
even as simple a step as restoring the Glass Steagall law in America, has been
achieved, that had once protected society's financial and economic
infrastructure from 1933 on, to 1999, against the claimed private right to steal
by the masters of the empire of oligarchy. No imperative has so far been deemed
big enough to cause a movement towards victory on this front.
the Ice Age Challenge now entering the scene, with an absolute imperative, some
movement towards a New World may yet be possible. This may be our last chance to
break free from empire and its potential nuclear war, and its commitment to
depopulate the world. The absolute nature of the Ice Age Challenge should
logically be big enough to create the needed new paradigm that opens the window
to freedom on all fronts, for without it, what we call civilization, ends.
dialog in the story here is centered on stepping
up from a failed military missile defence system, such as the famous SDI project of the
1980s that had been wrecked before it became implemented, to defending humanity against the New
Ice Age as the New Paradigm. With the New Ice Age already standing on the
horizon, it offers us the greatest imperative that is not manmade, that should cause
such a large shift in paradigms that it would
enable us to survive in the world, where otherwise we would not. It should obsolete nuclear
weapons now and for all times to come, and likewise all
weapons of war, even war itself, and thereby give us a chance to meet the Ice
Age challenge fully and live.
change in paradigm is not something we may need in the far distant future. The Ice Age may
begin in 30 years. Action on this front is needed now. It should have already
started. To get this action started is the real
strategic defence that humanity requires.
Steve and Ushi arrived at the conference hall almost an hour early. Steve
felt that it was important to have a front-row seat. For this we had to rush
through breakfast. Still, that didn't seem to matter. Ushi barely touched
her breakfast anyway. Instead, she had four cups of coffee and hadn't been
able to sit still for a moment. She tried hard to conceal that she was more
than nervous. Ross and Steve hugged her and assured her that she would have
full support if she needed it, to which I added that she was a giant in her
field by her own right, and would have no problems. She hugged me for saying
Ushi became a lot calmer during the lead-in
lectures. She wrote down everything that was said about the SDI. The policy
was that there would be no transcripts available afterwards, and no tape
recordings were allowed. Only handwritten notes could be taken out of the
By the time the lecturer came to his
summation, her hands were no longer shaking. The writing had slowed down,
she even allowed herself, occasionally, to slump back into her seat and just
"It has taken us a third of a
century," said one of the speakers in closing, "and trillions of
dollars to get the world into the arms race. Getting out of it probably
won't be exceedingly cheap either, nor will it happen quickly. But at least
we have a chance now with so many people working around the clock to make
the Strategic Defense Initiative a reality!"
The crowd cheered the speaker as he left the
podium. No one could reasonably argue now that the system we were about to
give away was just a paper tiger with no teeth.
Then came the speaker from the Energy
Department. He got onto the platform while the audience was still
applauding. He waited patiently, applauding too, till all was quiet. He
turned out to be an excellent speaker with a dry humor. He had brought along
a movie of his experimental battery array. The batteries actually powered
the model of the Eximer laser. The battery array consisted of four thousand
car batteries purchased through a discount store, strapped together with
automotive hardware. The array delivered enough power to sustain an
eleven-minute burn of the laser. He presented some figures, comparing his
six-megawatt power pack to the giant two-thousand-megawatt Hoover Dam. The
output of the dam was in comparison a few hundred times larger, but its
construction cost was thousands upon thousands of times greater.
The message of his lecture was that space
weapons power is in reality rather cheap. "Actually," he said,
"it won't cost the taxpayer a single penny, because the United States'
Strategic Defense Initiative has been canceled as of today. The great dream
ended. The President of the United States has been advised that building the
system is detrimental to the country's security and might prove fatal to the
There was silence for a few seconds. No one
"You must be mistaken!" shouted
someone from the floor during the moments of silence.
"I wish I was," the man replied
softly, and then he introduced me in the midst of a storm of discontent.
As I walked up to the stage I could
understand what Stravinsky must have felt like on the opening night of his
great orchestral composition, the Rite of Spring that the audience broke
into a riot over, before the piece had even been performed. Stravinsky is
reported to have commented in shock, "How can they protest against
music that they have never heard?" I faced a similar protest from the
audience of physicists and other scientists.
Eventually they did let me speak. It was
plain to see that I had to be totally honest with them. The slightest
deviation could start another riot. So I told them the truth about what we
had all witnessed six days earlier when the cruise missiles were unloaded
from submarines and one of them was launched from a Russian fishing boat
that had been stationed off the coast. I told them that the cruise missile
had not been detected by any radar or any of our many sensors, and that it
wasn't brought down until it came within a few miles of Washington, DC. I
pointed out to them that the SDI had become obsolete at this moment, simply
because the nature of the threat had changed. I also told them that the
President believes that this new cruise-missile threat might be the result
of Russia feeling itself increasingly boxed in, strategically.
I used Ross' saying, "Whoever has the
SDI first, controls the world." Then I suggested that this saying is
history, too. I told them that we must deal with the new threat that has
been demonstrated to be rather credible.
"In dealing with this threat, we must of
course recognize that psychologically the SDI was a mistake," I said,
"and the best way to respond to a mistake is to correct it." I
told them that it is the President's hope that Russia will remove its threat
if we let Russia out of the strategic confinement that we have created for
them with the SDI.
I stepped aside from the lectern at this
point. "It is my personal conviction," I said, "that the
cancellation of the SDI will defuse the situation. Many people may think
that we are taking a great risk in doing that, but I don't think so. We are
putting the focus on unity instead of adversity. Russia doesn't want to be
destroyed in a nuclear conflagration, and neither do we. This is something
we can respect about each other. And in respecting this common need that we
have as human beings, we also honor each other's intelligence and integrity.
Thus we are hoping that the Soviet Union will respond in an intelligent and
honest manner to our new direction."
At the end of my little speech I smiled
and added that there was a certain amount of affection underlying this
offer, because it allows the Soviet Union to pull back to a position that is
more secure for its existence. I even suggested that we might be able to
persuade the Soviet Union and the USA to join hands against our common enemy
that has manipulated both governments into building the doomsday nuclear
weapons in the first place, with plans for us for our mutual annihilation.
When I stepped back behind the lectern Steve
stood up and said that he had something important to add. So I asked him
onto the stage and onto the speaker's platform.
He said that the cruise missile incident had
been a puzzle to him from the moment he heard about it, but that he couldn't
figure out why, until this morning. "We were ambushed last night by a
member of the fondi who bragged to us that the Russian cruise missile
buildup outside the shores of the USA was not for the purpose that we
suspected, but for something much worse. He didn't say more about it. It
must have been obvious to him that we would figure this out. Indeed, it just
became clear to me what this purpose might be. It's actually quite simple if
one looks at this puzzle from the viewpoint of the fondi. The fondi are the
super-wealthy oligarchic families, many of which can be traced back to the
old Venetian, Florentine, and Geonese banking and financier empires which
once ruled the world. These people and their equals in other countries,
still rule the world. With their wealth they have acquired for themselves
corruptible people and the means to get them into high positions of power
within the governments of the world. From there, the acquired stooges will
serve their masters and serve them well, or they will die. The oligarchy and
its army of servants, of course, all have the same objective as we do. They
want to survive. Except, the feudal oligarchy knows that it cannot survive
long in a developing, progressive, renaissance world. This is why the USA is
a threat to them, and the Soviet Union, too. It has to be their hope that
the USA and the USSR will annihilate each other in the Cold-War game that
they probably invented for that purpose. The game is correctly identified by
the doctrine of Mutually Assured Destruction, because that is what has been
assured to happen by the setup that has been created. This means that we
have change the setup in order to prevent the ultimate destruction that has
been assured to happen."
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