Joe sits down with real estate tycoon and entrepreneur, Robert Bigelow. Robert is an aerospace entrepreneur and founder of the Bigelow Institute for Consciousness Studies: an organization supporting research into the survival of human consciousness after death.
Should you listen?
This is a lively interview and discussion focused on aliens, UFOs, psychics, and consciousness. The two tackle some big questions, such as does consciousness survive after death? Joe gets combative with Robert at the 137 minute mark, over his belief in psychic mediums. This is a great episode for both UFO believers and skeptics.
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NYT Article: Robert Bigelow: Is There Life After Death
3:00 Trinity Experiments - Code name for code name of the first detonation of a nuclear device
3:00 Roswell UFO Incident
8:00 John Mack - American psychiatrist, writer, and professor and the head of the department of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School - Notable for his work in hypnotic regression, also called implanting false memories in a person’s head
12:00 Abduction: Betty & Barney Hill
19:00 1997 Phoenix Lights - widely sighted unidentified flying objects or UFOs observed in the skies over Arizona & Nevada
26:00 Images - Structures Robert has created for people to inhabit in space
37:00 Burt Rutan - retired American aerospace engineer and entrepreneur noted for his originality in designing light, strong, unusual-looking, and energy-efficient air and space craft
43:00 Famous NYT Article - Glowing Auras and ‘Black Money’: The Pentagon’s Mysterious U.F.O. Program
48:00 Psychokinesis - an alleged psychic ability allowing a person to influence a physical system without physical interaction
48:30 The Primacy of consciousness - Interview with Brenda Dunne - Brenda Dunne explains how she began to work at the PEAR Lab (Princeton Engineering Anomalies Research). This institute was conducting formal research in psychokinesis (the effect of the mind over matter), and in remote viewing.
56:00 Remote viewing - the practice of seeking impressions about a distant or unseen target, purportedly "sensing" with the mind
57:00 Stargate Project - The code name for a secret U.S. Army unit established in 1978 by the DIA to investigate the potential for psychic phenomena in military and domestic intelligence applications
62:00 Joe McMoneagle - retired U.S. Army Chief Warrant Officer, involved in remote viewing operations and experiments conducted by U.S. Army Intelligence and the Stanford Research Institute
70:00 Bob Lazar - An American who claims to have been hired in the late 1980s to reverse-engineer extraterrestrial technology at what he described as a secret site called S-4
87:00 Movie: Ex Machina
118:00 Automatic writing - claimed psychic ability allowing a person to produce written words without consciously writing
132:00 BICS essay contest
159:00 Element 115 - Moscovium is a synthetic chemical element with the symbol Mc and atomic number 115. It was first synthesized in 2003 by a joint team of Russian and American scientists at the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research (JINR) in Dubna, Russia.
1:00 Robert Bigelow’s parents’ UFO encounter in 1947 and an overview of how Robert became interested in UFOs
10:00 John Mack and implanting false memories
12:00 Abductions and UFO Sightings
26:00 Robert has created space habitats, one is being used on the International Space Station
45:00 Consciousness, Psychokinesis, Remote Viewing
69:00 Joe and Robert discuss Bob Lazar and Robert tells a story about his personal experience with Bob Lazar
80:00 Philosophical conversation on the future of the human race and consciousness
95:00 Spirituality and the need for it in humans
100:00 Does consciousness survive beyond death?
114:00 How do you verify a near death experience?
118:00 Automatic Writing
127:00 Robert's experience with a ghost
131:00 Bigelow Institute for Consciousness Studies
137:00 Joe attacks Robert
157:00 Aliens and element 115
175:00 Big Bang Theory and String Theory are on their way out