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My interests are about the events of 9/11, and the areas that have had a direct influence pre and post on the day itself. These include: U.S. Foreign Policy Intelligence Agencies Military Industrial Complex Religious Fundamentalism Middle East Affairs
Hey Michael thanks for taking the time for making the case against Trump. I appreciate the time you have spent researching this and laying it out so cogently. Nearly every point you made were things I've been made aware of at times but wouldn't have been able to lay it all out in such a concise way. BTW I thought Erics rebuttal was weak and kind of pathetic.
Keep up the good work!
I made a mistake in coming here, and it was one I had to make. It's a complicated situation, and I am not prepared to explain it. Thanks for your consideration.
Have you ever *seriously* considered the potential threat to institutional power posed by [personal] UFO Contact Disclosure? It's one of those "Don't go there," areas that comes with an ostracism penalty. I have lived in that area for over a decade, and despite Ufology's pathological, triumphalist self-congratulation, it is becoming exponentially more dangerous, not less so. Know what else is real? Global fascism.
"What we know" is an exaltation of consensus, not knowledge. It often means "what I believe." Subjectivity, however, doesn't carry much Authority. You will need torches and pitchforks for that.
"No creature can learn that which his heart has no shape to hold." ~Cormac McCarthy ● This is what spiritual intelligence signifies. It is a beginning, not an end to itself. Grieve, and learn.
"One of the saddest lessons of history: If we’ve been bamboozled long enough, we tend to reject any evidence of the bamboozle. We’re no longer interested in finding out the truth. The bamboozle has captured us. It’s simply too painful to acknowledge, even to ourselves, that we’ve been taken. Once you give a charlatan power over you, you almost never get it back.” ~Sagan ● Plot twist: The Charlatan is Astro Science.
I was born in Belize to British parents and currently live in Somerville, MA. I'm pushing middle age and wondering if a midlife crisis will coincide with formal UFO disclosure.
Introducing myself, I am Jonathan Dinsmore, writer, digital nomad, travel/spirituality content creator, entrepreneur, and a few other things.

My primary interests as relates to Skeptiko are psychedelics, yoga and vedanta, frontier science, philosophically challenging physicalism/materialism, meditation, near death experiences, non-ordinary states of consciousness, psi phenomena, and all that good stuff!