Kaysing was a technical author. It's a skilled job but wouldn’t give Kaysing the insight or knowledge to ascertain failure in rocket or lunar module/lander design. He had a degree in English and wrote documents so that equipment could operated. This encompasses user guides and maintenance manuals. The technical detail is provided by engineers, who’s written English can be rather suspect (evidenced by the quality of some of my posts), and the Technical Author effectively translates the into English. It’s not a simple job but it wouldn’t give insight into design flaws.Kaysing is not my conspiracy theory guru - Huxley is. Huxley in combination with living in a country which is entirely in the possession of one of the biggest spiders in the global web.
He probably sold a lot of books yes. I suppose your all about the money-claim can be made about anyone selling lots of books, or doing something else for a living, then.
Donald Trump is not a "conspiracy nut", he's part of the conspiracy. Misleading millions of people on to the wrong path.No.
On reflection, I think he was a disgruntled employee at Rocketdyne and perhaps wrote his first conspiracy theory out of spite. I think that American instinct of money soon kicked in after he got some interest and his shit-4-money scheme took off. This is an interesting read but way too mainstream for you:
One giant ... lie? Why so many people still think the moon landings were faked | The moon | The GuardianIt all started with a man called Bill Kaysing and his pamphlet about ‘America’s $30bn swindle’ ...amp.theguardian.com
With conspiracy theory nut Trump taking the President role in the U.S, you’d think he’d have proved many conspiracy theories right as he rifled through the top secret service archives in his Mar-a-Lago holiday resort but all he achieved was making the U.S admit that it can’t explain about 3% of UAPs and are not ruling our extra terrestrials. There was no Roswell landing, no Alien abductions, no U.S collusion with E.T.
But Trump did change one thing about conspiracy theorists, he changed their image. No longer nerdy paranoid teenagers but fat thick-as-shit, racist redneck Americans who take their information from anyone off the Internet rather than academics. The Maga tribe. These ****ers will believe anything. The big conspiracy in America is that their last election was a fraud. That has enormous consequences.
We know you’re better than that though. Conspiracy theories are meant to make people hateful, angry, nervous and paranoid but it seems they make you very happy. If that is the case, you are on the righteous path my son.
I don’t think the moon landings were faked but I still think it feasible that large numbers of key staff could be under contract to maintain total secrecy in perpetuity. Bletchley was an example albeit for only thirty years-but why that long if the war ended in 1945. I don’t recall any info on Bletchley leaking out before the mid seventiesThere’s a big difference between something real but was shrouded in secrecy for valid security purposes while the World was at war and something that was was not shrouded in secrecy but was overwhelmingly and universally accepted as happened based on evidence and global witnesses. It’s utterly illogical to use the former to add weight to a charge of conspiracy against the latter!
Bletchley Park was a secret. It's not that difficult to keep a secret that's a secret and meant to be a secret.I don’t think the moon landings were faked but I still think it feasible that large numbers of key staff could be under contract to maintain total secrecy in perpetuity. Bletchley was an example albeit for only thirty years-but why that long if the war ended in 1945. I don’t recall any info on Bletchley leaking out before the mid seventies
The 30 year rule - documents can be released 30 years after they were created ( unless exempt for security reasons - it’s now 20yrs I think) - All the intelligence work at Bletchley (designated as Ultra) was subject to the Classified Information system under the control of the Cabinet Office and various laws including The Official Secrets Act.Bletchley was an example albeit for only thirty years-but why that long if the war ended in 1945. I don’t recall any info on Bletchley leaking out before the mid seventies
Donald Trump is not a "conspiracy nut", he's part of the conspiracy. Misleading millions of people on to the wrong path.
Most conspiracy theorists used to be leftist people with pro-democracy attitudes.
False information, demagogues and shills changed that. Most conspiracy theorists are now, as you say, thick, racist rednecks. Most Americans, and a lot elsewhere today, believe that there is a communist/Marxist conspiracy... which is dead wrong. The conspiracy, the big one, is to create totalitarian fascism.
Donald Trump soaked up many, many millions of people who question the current direction of society. By listening to him, they're now on the wrong path, the path to oblivion. "Centrists" and "the academic left" were turned around decades ago: the average man today is a pro-fascist, pro-totalitarian person, whether they know it or not. Donald Trump was and is a tool to further synchronize this desire.
I think that could be applied to Trump’s political ambitions too - perhaps explains his fixation on election fraud/theft conspiracies, his ‘birtherism’ accusations spreading conspiracies that Obama was born outside the US, that America was being invaded by Mexican rapists, drug dealers and murderers on a grand scale, orchestrated by the Mexican Government etcIt’s notable that those who have achieved very little in life think that other people’s achievements are a lie and couldn’t possibly have happened.
That applied to people who worked there, who could be imprisoned for breaking the Official Secrets Act. It was a matter of life and death at the time.I don’t think the moon landings were faked but I still think it feasible that large numbers of key staff could be under contract to maintain total secrecy in perpetuity. Bletchley was an example albeit for only thirty years-but why that long if the war ended in 1945. I don’t recall any info on Bletchley leaking out before the mid seventies
My dad was in the signals during the war - a radio operator and a very good one according to his war records. it was only when getting his war records and seeing he was based at Rothamsted in Harpenden for two years plus, and then going to Bletchley Park and finding out about the whole thing that we put 2 and 2 together and realised what he was doing. He never talked about it. He talked about the war in general - driving in to Cologne with the city being two piles of rubble on the sides of the road, for example, cutting down bodies of Germans who had been hung by other Germans in Berlin after the end of the war, but never Rothamsted, which was a major listening station.That applied to people who worked there, who could be imprisoned for breaking the Official Secrets Act. It was a matter of life and death at the time.
As I said previously, the lunar buggy can still be seen on the moon, by the satellite tracker at Parkes Astronomy site in Australia. Other paraphernalia left behind by the Americans is still there. There is no oxygen for it to rot.
The Russians offered to help with the rescue of Apollo 13.
They aren’t bound by any American legislation on secrecy.
We’ll find out in three weeks!Back to the original topic, I was lucky enough to go to Dallas once for work. Took an early morning detour to Dealey Plaza, with barely another soul around, and stood on the plinth that Mr Zapruder filmed from, and then walked behind the fence atop the grassy knoll.
While I don’t doubt my own ability to post-rastionalise, they say you can feel the weight of history and I certainly did. Even I could have taken that shot from the grassy knoll. It would have been an open goal.
And that’s not to say Harvey-Oswald wasn’t also having a pop from the window.
Anyway, my point is that it’s well worth a visit and can be found today exactly as it was on that day.