Range of radiocarbon dating gets a boost
produces a feeling not unlike that apparently felt by the old lady on the television commercial who orders a hamburger from a fast food joint only to be forced to ask the question: "Where's the beef?
" And the fast food analogy can be carried a bit further in saying that the Earth Chronicles are immediately gratifying, having been pumped full of fat and chemicals, thrills and chills, but leave us mentally malnourished = lots of theory, no substance and no validation.
The FBI set out to eliminate "radical" political opposition inside the US.
When traditional modes of repression (exposure, blatant harassment, and prosecution for political crimes) failed to counter the growing insurgency, and even helped to fuel it, the Bureau took the law into its own hands and secretly used fraud and force to sabotage constitutionally - protected political activity.
University professors and congressional committees that helped to expose the domestic covert action of the past now deny its persistence in the present.
Because of their credentials, these respectable "objective" sources do more damage than the FBI's blatant right- wing publicists.
Left uncontested, their sophistry could disarm a new generation of activists, leaving them vulnerable to government subversion.
The only problem is, the REAL cults are sending out "disinformation artists and deceivers" who play on the vulnerabilities of Seekers of Spiritual Paths and or alternative researchers into questions that have never been satisfactorily answered by "conventional wisdom." Beliefs in the "End of the World," the coming of the "New Jerusalem," the boom of the Gloom and Doom market has produced rich psychological ground for the planting of the seeds of the general expectation for the return of SOMETHING, and thus, the need to PREPARE.
The entire body of work is so full of glaring inconsistencies that it is sometimes difficult to decide where to start in sorting it all out.
claims to have documentary evidence that a tenth planet exists as part of our solar system and that a race of superior beings, originating on this planet, once inhabited our world, genetically engineering mankind for purposes of slavery.
Its methods ranged far beyond surveillance, and amounted to a domestic version of the covert action for which the CIA has become infamous throughout the world.
In recent years, the FBI and other agencies have tried to clean up their image.However, a few words ought to be said about the kind of evidence that Sitchin and many of his followers like to use: pictographic.