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Is Now Really a Good Time to Disclose UFOs?

With the world as unsettled as it is, trying to introduce UFO/UAP reality into the mix may seem like a precarious policy.

Bryce Zabel
Jan 24 · 6 min read
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Can we actually handle the truth?

The actual truth is that the right time to start coming clean about humankind’s place in the universe is today.

Disclosure now may not be as counter-intuitive as it seems:

  • In fact, talking honestly about such an important topic may provide a bit of relief and distraction from what seem like such intransigent topics.
  • Beyond changing the subject, the admission that we’re not alone might actually work to unify humankind on some level, showing us that we are more alike than we think.
  • The idea that another intelligence is interacting with us won’t seem nearly as strange as it used to be, given that we’ve already been getting acclimated to the concept through the entertainment media for many decades now.
  • Despite a recent experience with a limited disclosure from the Navy and the Senate Intelligence Committee, society has hardly come unhinged by the idea and the concept of proven unknown technology still has to fight for our attention.
  • Fears that UFO Disclosure might trigger mass protests, people staying at home, workplace disruption or economic uncertainty, have less bite, given that we are facing all of that right now anyway.

Disclosure has the possibility of putting us all on the same side on a global basis.

Cynics may say, “fat chance.” But really, we are already in a state of chaos that combines elements of the Great Depression, the global pandemic of 1918 and the violent social instability of the 1960s. The status quo has never looked shakier. This is not to make an argument along the “what have you got to lose?” line, but simply to remember that there is a power in boldness. And if ever there was a time for it, and a subject that lent itself to acting without fear, it would be this one.

No, we will not all join hands, sing kumbaya, or pass the pipes of peace. That may never happen.

Yet don’t underestimate the excitement, wonder and fascination that Disclosure would provide for humanity. Knowing about our place in the Universe can even be viewed as a divine birthright given to all people just for being born into this world.

Read the news. We are on the verge of revealing this secret to ourselves. We have all the tools and we are using them every day.

Will it be better for the government if we force it to come clean, kicking and screaming? Or will it be better for the government to lead on the issue? To explain the reasons the secrecy and classification became so deep and sustained, and to share the results of their efforts?

Trail of the Saucers

Remixing UFO/UAP News, Culture, Analysis, History & Opinion

Bryce Zabel

Written by

Writer/producer in features & TV. Creator, five primetime series. Ex: TV Academy CEO; CNN reporter; USC professor. Author: Beatles, JFK what-ifs. UFO analyst.

Trail of the Saucers

Remixing UFO/UAP News, Culture, Analysis, History & Opinion from an Expanding Collective of Writers

Bryce Zabel

Written by

Writer/producer in features & TV. Creator, five primetime series. Ex: TV Academy CEO; CNN reporter; USC professor. Author: Beatles, JFK what-ifs. UFO analyst.

Trail of the Saucers

Remixing UFO/UAP News, Culture, Analysis, History & Opinion from an Expanding Collective of Writers

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