By Michael E. Salla, Ph.D.
In Ridley Scottâ€™s latest movie, Prometheus, humanityâ€™s creators, an extraterrestrial race described as the â€œengineersâ€, plan to return and destroy us by introducing a new life form that replaces humanity. The Prometheus mission makes the ground breaking discovery that the engineers are humanityâ€™s progenitors. It goes on to depict the engineers as violent aliens not interested in having a dialogue with its intelligent human â€œchildrenâ€, but to only destroy and replace it. At some point in this grand genetic engineering project, the engineers lose control of the experiment to replace humanity, and are almost destroyed themselves by the new alien life they create. Lying in stasis for millennia, one of the engineers is discovered and awakened by the crew of Prometheus who make the startling discovery of what humanityâ€™s creators were planning, and what had happened to them. This most implausible of plots is slowly developed in Prometheus as a prequel to the Alien movie franchise which Scott started back in 1979. As a big budget Hollywood block-bluster, Prometheus may be little more than sci-fi entertainment similar to other recent alien invasion films such as Battleship, the Avengers and MIB3. Alternatively, Prometheus may be part of a series of recent films intended to â€˜educateâ€™ humanity to think about extraterrestrial life in a way that promotes national security priorities; or even more mysteriously, an esoteric religion shared by global elites.
A 1953 document issued by a panel of scientific experts convened by the CIAâ€™s Psychological Strategy Board (1951-53), recommended that the movie industry would be used to â€œeducateâ€ U.S. citizens about the flying saucer phenomenon and the associated extraterrestrial hypothesis, i.e., some UFOs are interplanetary in origin. The Robertson Panel recommended an â€˜educational programâ€™ to remove the â€œthreatâ€ posed by enemy nations exploiting the publicâ€™s belief in flying saucers. This â€œeducational programâ€ is where the movie industry is explicitly mentioned in the Durant Report:
The Panelâ€™s concept of a broad educational program integrating efforts of all concerned agencies was that it should have two major aims: training and â€œdebunking.â€ â€¦The “debunking” aim would result in reduction in public interest in “flying saucers” which today evokes a strong psychological reaction. This education could be accomplished by mass media such as television, motion pictures, and popular articles [emphasis added].â€¦ Such a program should tend to reduce the current gullibility of the public and consequently their susceptibility to clever hostile propaganda.
The Report issued by the Robertson Panel in January 1953, endorsed a CIA sponsored policy of using the movie industry to â€œeducateâ€ the public about extraterrestrial life. One can deduce from the movies emerging immediately after the Reportâ€™s release that the key idea being promoted was extraterrestrials were hostile invaders intent on taking over our world. Movies such as The War of the Worlds, Invaders from Mars, etc., promoted a strong national security response to evidence of extraterrestrial life. This differed dramatically from earlier movies such as The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951) that depicted extraterrestrials as galactic policemen concerned over humanityâ€™s aggressive tendencies. Movies depicting extraterrestrial life in a positive light generally appeared prior to the Durant Reportâ€™s release and before the Psychological Strategy Board and its successor (Operations Coordination Board 1953-1961) became dominant in setting official policy on UFOs and extraterrestrial life.
The general publicâ€™s psychological reaction to a steady stream of Hollywood movies depicting dangerous extraterrestrial invaders, was to remain passive as the military-industrial complex took over all responsibility for the UFO/flying saucer phenomenon and ridiculed researchers trying to expose the truth. There is much evidence that a Galactic version of the FBI/CIAâ€™s COINTELPRO was covertly organized against UFO researchers and those having direct experiences with extraterrestrial life and technology. It is highly likely that Prometheus and other 2012 summer movie releases are part of a renewed phase of psychological warfare (Galactic COINTELPRO) where the public are conditioned to believe that extraterrestrials are evil invaders.
Alex Jones got his hands on an early script of Prometheus and produced a video claiming the movie reveals the deepest belief system of global elites â€“ the Illuminati. More specifically Jones states, the â€œideas presented in Prometheus are at the core of Western secret societiesâ€ The core concept in the Illuminati belief system, according to Jones, is that humanity was created by a group of ancient astronauts, and global elites are the direct descendents of these extraterrestrials or creator â€˜godsâ€™. Jones goes on to claim: â€œEvery major globalist we look at going back more than 160 years is completely and totally obsessed with the idea that off world aliens are controlling this planet and giving them hidden knowledge.â€ Jones concludes:
The film Prometheus is completely constructed around the secret religion of the Illuminati who believe they are transcendent and becoming the supermanâ€¦ The Illuminati believe they have stolen the fire of true genius from the gods.
Jones correctly identifies the mindset of the Illuminati who view themselves as descendents of the Titans (Prometheus), and the true protectors of humanity from the fickle gods (extraterrestrial founders).
The film Prometheus achieves two simultaneous objectives. It continues to promote the idea that extraterrestrials are hostile and ready to invade humanity at a momentâ€™s notice. The psychological impact of Prometheus and similar alien invasion movies is to make citizens passive to the ever increasing evidence that extraterrestrial life has been visiting our world, and governments and global elites have conspired to keep this secret. Another objective is that Prometheus helps sow the seed that extraterrestrials that played a role in humanityâ€™s creation are returning with a dark agenda they plan to impose on humanity.
While the idea of returning gods is extolled in the belief systems of indigenous peoples around the world, Hollywood is conditioning humanity to believe the opposite â€“ extraterrestrials are intrinsically evil, even those that may have played a role in humanityâ€™s genetic engineering. If Alex Jones is correct, then the global elite stand to benefit by depicting themselves as the direct descendents of the gods (Titans), and humanityâ€™s saviors against the ire of the returning gods/extraterrestrials who may not be happy with the way the Earth has been managed during the latterâ€™s long absence. In short, a conflict between Earthâ€™s global elite and returning extraterrestrials may be imminent, and movies such as Prometheus will have us believe that only the Illuminati, rather than the returning gods have humanityâ€™s best interests at heart.
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