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Do you believe society would be better off if recreational drugs were decriminalized? We’ve put this question in our latest poll to Undergrounders (members) of our Underground Knowledge discussion group on Goodreads – and interim results show two thirds of participants believe that would be the case.

 

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Poll results to date show that 65% of participants believe society would be better off if recreational drugs were decriminalized, 20% are unsure and 15% believe society would be worse off.

Participants’ comments make interesting reading. Here’s a few examples:

It depends a great deal on the drug. It would be better off to legalize a drug like marijuana. It would not be a great idea to legalize Meth, or heroin.

I see the War on Drugs tied in with the Prison Industrial Complex…And the drug and prison industries are two of the most profitable on Earth…And that’s a real concern to me, especially when you consider most people are in jail due to committing “victimless crimes” (i.e. they never hurt anyone, but themselves).

I can’t see any benefit in legalising meth, or heroin, or a number of other horrors.

The War on Drugs is a travesty in my view as it not only hasn’t worked, but I think it was designed to never work…In that, by making drugs highly illegal, it drives the price up 10 or 100 fold what they would otherwise be. And that profit incentive increases not decreases their distribution in society…

When I lived in Amsterdam the main crime was bicycle theft, the streets where safe and there were less addicts because it was legal it lost its appeal…It’s all politics, it got nothing to do with drugs!!!

If all and sundry have access to meth, recall an awful lot of violent crime is meth related, so that would grow. If you have ever seen a true heroin addict after a good period of addiction, you would not see any benefit there.

Portugal had a huge problem with drug users, especially heroin, and they have now legalised drugs. It is far from resolved, a mess building for decades won’t be cleaned in months, but they are making good progress.

I see at least 2 dilemmas facing legalizing recreational drugs: They will be taxed to the max, making ’em prohibitively expensive and the 2nd being the cartels looking to make up for the loss.

History tells us, definitively, that it’s better to legalize vices than make them illegal–which does not stop them and just adds a lot more crime, increases the number of victims and casualties, and enriches criminals. During prohibition, crime involving alcohol was rampant, gangsters got VERY rich and everyone (rich and poor alike) continued to drink.

Right now there is a recognised problem with overuse of opioids, that is technically legally obtained drugs. Why would opening up the supply and letting everyone have a go make that problem less?

There’s a massive financial incentive to make entire communities/nations addicted…the illegality is what drives not only drug syndicates and big cartels, but also more organized criminal elements within the CIA (the biggest profiteer from the War on Drugs it seems).

HELL NO! I’m almost 37. I can proudly say I’m both alcohol and drug free. I’ve never tried weed, nor will I ever…Smoking weed would not make me a better or cooler person.

What we need to do is obliterate the Drug Barons, smugglers, and unsafe drug cutters. We also need to be wise about which drugs we legalise. Akin to Prostitution, certain drugs need to be legalised, available from approved chemists; that the drugs are the genuine article is given. Add in tax and VAT [sales tax], and rip the heart out of this illegal industry. A fair price for a genuine product.

To view all comments, or better still to have YOUR say, go to: https://www.goodreads.com/poll/list/142309-underground-knowledge-a-discussion-group?type=group

Poll ends December 24.

This poll was inspired by a few discussion threads in the Underground Knowledge group, especially in the “Drug Wars” and “Prison Industrial Complex” sections, as follows:

Drug wars https://www.goodreads.com/topic/group

The Prison Industrial Complex https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/

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We invite YOU to join our fast growing Underground Knowledge group! This global discussion group has been designed to encourage debates about important and underreported issues of our era. All you need is an enquiring mind and a desire to gain or share ‘underground knowledge’.

 

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In our poll of Underground Knowledge group members on Goodreads.com, we ask, So far, how do you think Donald J. Trump is doing compared to his predecessor Barack Obama?  Interim results are in – and it’s fair to say there are no surprises!

 

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Trump vs. Obama in poll.

 

Poll respondents can answer Much Worse, Much Better, Don’t know/Can’t tell, Slightly Better, Slightly Worse or About the same.

So far, two thirds of respondents have voted that Trump is doing Much Worse than Obama.

 

Voting details follow:

Much Worse: 66%

Much Better: 12%

Don’t know/Can’t tell: 9%

Slightly better: 5%

Slightly worse: 4%

About the same: 4%

 

Here’s a sample of poll respondents’ comments:

“This man is a disgrace to your country, an example of pretty much everything that’s wrong in this world and should not even be compared to his predecessors. Him and Obama should not even be put in the same category.” –Alba

“…Trump; absolute dregs as a human being. BUT Obama had many flaws too. In fact I’d be grateful if you could remind me of THREE things he enacted to help ALL US citizens. Please don’t say ObamaCare; half measures avail us nothing and ObamaCare when compared to almost every other Western Public Health Care System sucks. Still 30,000,000 Americans with no access to Health Care and around 200,000,000 underinsured.” –BELLAMc.

“Trump can’t be compared to ANY president in history, let alone Obama. He’s unprecedently terrible and incredibly unqualified to be an adult, let alone a president. Anyone who thinks he’s doing better than Obama or even remotely the same needs to have their head examined.” –Marat

“Trump’s concept of public relations is just awful. But I voted “don’t know” because I am not sure what he has actually done, as opposed to tweeted.” –Ian

“This man has so many skeletons in his closet.” –Jason

“…Trump is a shell without a soul. He’s psycho, and a danger to humanity. Period…People can complain about president Obama all they want but he -in my opinion- at least was a progressive president not to mention a real man who didn’t have to have his news filtered because someone didn’t write something nice about him. I think Obama’s a good man…” –Miss

“Was it not Obama that took down Libya and attempted a coup in Egypt, all with a false narrative, a movie no less. Or how about the war in Syria raising up ISIS, training them in order to overthrow a legitimate government. I don’t think it is about who is better as I really think both were hand picked puppets doing the globalists bidding.” –Laurette

“When I talk to his supporters, the main point that they cling to is who he isn’t (Hillary Clinton). Eventually, they will have to judge him for who he is. It just seems to be taking a long time to get to that point.” –Robert

“Asking educated people how they feel about Trump. Haha…” –Brandon

“Being an intuitive, I see their massive egos are almost on a par. For me; repulsive, seriously counter-productive and off balance. Hierarchy produces such characters and we seriously need another option at this stage of the game. I’d like to suggest Democracy as an obvious alternative. It’s been waiting in the wings for a very long time.” –Linda

“Another puppet of corporate world.” –Salman

“No. 45 ( I don’t speak/write his name) is a child in a man’s body. He lacks communication skills, social skills and the list goes on. He is a proud racist! Shall I go on? Everywhere this president goes he leaves a stain, he offends and disrespect the people.” –Seymone

“He does not act with dignity, professionalism or behave like a president. He acts like a spoiled, rich, over-indulged, vulgar child. (And will someone PLEASE take his Twitter account away from him!!!!! The real lesson here is that the American public was willing to elect a vulgar twit because they were SO unhappy with the political arena in our country. That should send a damn message to the powers that be to clean up their act.” –Juli

“All politicians are equally worthless.” –R.S.

“Trump is proof that corporate CEOs make bad leaders…But Trump out trumps all other incompetent CEOs. He inherited all his wealth, lost much of it in multiple bankruptcies, and is well-known in the finance community as a bad risk. How could anyone think he’d be a good president? Add on to that his mental instability, lack of moral sense, and his treasonous behavior, what other answer could you give but “Much Worse.” –Martin

“Barack Obama has a Nobel Peace Prize. Of course it is a travesty. But Trump deserves a war prize. Trump is our most bellicose president since Theodore Roosevelt.” –P.J.

“Donald Trump is horribly unqualified for such an important position. He behaves as though the country should serve him, when his role ought to be serving the people of the nation.” –Jeff

“I am amazed that this man is still your president. Well, this is democracy at its worst. Good luck to you guys. Maybe you know better than I do. God bless.” –Practitioner

 

To view all comments, or better still to have YOUR say, go to: https://www.goodreads.com/poll/list/142309-underground-knowledge-a-discussion-group?type=group

Poll ends December 9.

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The Underground Knowledge global discussion group has been designed to encourage debates about important and underreported issues of our era. All you need is an enquiring mind and a desire to gain or share “underground knowledge”. Everyone is welcome!

 

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Sterling Gate Books’ latest Kindle freebie is The Catcher in the Rye Enigma: J.D. Salinger’s Mind Control Triggering Device or a Coincidental Literary Obsession of Criminals?  by James and Lance Morcan. Book #4 in The Underground Knowledge Series, it’s free to Amazon customers November 23–24PST.

 

The Catcher in the Rye Enigma: J.D. Salinger's Mind Control Triggering Device or a Coincidental Literary Obsession of Criminals? (The Underground Knowledge Series Book 4)

It examines Salinger’s Catcher.

 

The Catcher in the Rye Enigma  unearths the mysteries surrounding the 1951 novel The Catcher in the Rye, by J.D. Salinger – arguably the most controversial book of all time. Nicknamed the ‘Bible of teenage angst’, the classic novel, which is frequently labeled immoral by different groups, has been banned in various parts of America over the decades. However, the main controversy, and indeed the most common reason for it being banned, was that it either inspired or was associated with some of the most infamous crimes of the 20th Century. These crimes include the murder of John Lennon and the attempted assassination of President Reagan.

Just as this book’s subtitle suggests, the reader is left to decide whether J.D. Salinger’s novel is a “Mind Control Triggering Device” or simply a “Coincidental Literary Obsession of Criminals.”

 

To order your free Kindle copy go to: http://www.amazon.com/Catcher-Rye-Enigma-Coincidental-Underground-ebook/dp/B00YVROKZ4/

 

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Hot topics being debated in our Underground Knowledge global discussion group on Goodreads this week include:

Childhood immunizations — Are vaccines for kids as safe as Big Pharma claims they are?

Nick says: “I’ve been vaccinated for a long time, but interestingly enough, in order to work in hospitals for my job, I need to have certifications of said “vaccines” or I’m not allowed to even be on campus! I’m doing just fine and everyone I know that has been vaccinated is fine too….my question is has anything changed in recent years regarding these vaccines? It seems that there is a higher incidence of Autism diagnosis now than ever(and I realize that it’s still relatively new when discussing disorders). I guess my point is this-it was never an issue when I was a kid, but it seems to be an incredibly hot debate now…what has changed?! Thoughts?”

Extensive biblical revisions made by the Romans

James says: “Here’s one author’s answer, coming from a mainstream Christian perspective, about their interpretation of the New Testament’s promise of an Afterlife and specifically its location: “Where is heaven? What is the location of heaven?”  https://www.gotquestions.org/where-is…  “Heaven is most certainly a real place. The Bible very definitely speaks of heaven’s existence—and access to heaven through faith in Jesus Christ—but there are no verses that give us a Mapquest-style location.”

The Psychology of Politicians and Government

Ian says: “It is an intriguing question. The ones I have met seem to have this delusion that they “know” what society needs, they have the gift of being able to convince people to do what they need doing, and they seem to have the gift of persuading people that they will help. In practice, with some exceptions, they really do very little themselves. There was an MP in my electorate once who was there once. After the obligatory introductory speech, he only spoke once more in his whole time there, and was ruled out of order by the speaker! Basically, a lot of them are little more than vote fodder.”

Dangerous drugs Big Pharma doesn’t want you to know about

Vera says: “There are so many cancer drugs out there and so much chemotherapy causing countless terrible side effects for patients. If we want to really help patients and save lives, the scientific community needs to become serious about cancer prevention! For example, did you guys know that a virus may cause breast cancer in as many as 40 percent of cases? Instead of throwing drugs and chemotherapy at patients, doctors and scientists could create a vaccine that targets this virus and actually prevents breast cancer. Check out this link to learn more about the virus: http://www.breasthealthandhealing.org…

Are aliens visiting Earth or not????

Christopher says: “Have I seen a UFO, yup. Have I encountered an alien face to face, probably. The memories are still fragmented. Are they real? As real as a heart attack. I’ve met people that were behind the scenes of a lot of weird stuff, met people that have seen what the government has and is doing with it. Roswell was the real deal, no question. You take someone’s first-hand experience and your beliefs have a starting point.” 

Is the brain the origin of our consciousness? OR is the brain merely a receiver?

Mahesh says: “The mind is different from consciousness, take this example, higher animals like human beings, dogs and cats will have minds, but the cells will not have minds. They will have consciousness. So, we can say that mind is the conglomeration of many cells, and each of them is having consciousness till it has the life. Life means an ability to produce energy to sustain and reproduce itself. Therefore, the mind is the combination of many cellular systems of consciousness.”

Finding (hiding) a cure for cancer

Laurette says: “If big Pharma is in the drivers seat most likely there will be no cure. I believe they know and understand much more than they allow to be public knowledge. How often we see that someone who is sick has a shopping bag full of pills. One pill creates a problem so another is given to treat that problem and so on and so forth. It is disgraceful considering the technology today and the many breakthrough’s in medical science. I believe the following article gives us something to think about. Out of fear those diagnosed with a disease swallow whatever the doctor orders and common sense is thrown out the window. I believe that many cures for many things are available if we don’t lose hope and have the courage to investigate. http://allnewspipeline.com/Holistic_D… “

CHANNELING: Real or Fake? An Alternative Explanation

Gary says: “I’ve been intrigued for years by the phenomenon known as channeling. I first became aware of this activity back in the 1970s with the publication of The Seth Material by Jane Roberts. The next popular channeler to hit the scene was J.Z. Knight, channeling the entity named Ramtha. Then came Lee Carroll’s Kryon. Soon there was Sheldon Nidle and the Galactic Federation of Light, Barbara Marciniac with the Pleiadians and Phyllis Schlemmer’s Council of Nine. Many more have followed in their wake, perhaps numbering in the hundreds just in America alone, although most of them are not as well known. I’ve attended four channeling sessions, by four different channelers, out of curiosity. What intrigued me about all of them, and about all channelers in general, is that it’s virtually impossible to know if they’re really channeling or if they’re faking it.”

 

Feel free to have YOUR say in these or any one of the hundreds of discussion threads in our popular Underground Knowledge group. It’s one of the fastest-growing groups on Goodreads. To visit the group go to: https://www.goodreads.com/group/show/142309-underground-knowledge-a-discussion-group  

And listen to James Morcan’s latest Underground Knowledge podcast in which medical laboratory scientist and fellow Undergrounder Lisa Norris talks about the fascinating world of microbiology and her observations on Big Pharma, vaccine issues, pandemics & medical research anomalies. https://www.goodreads.com/videos/128149-underground-knowledge-podcast-5-lisa-norris-vaccines-microbiology-v

 

 

The Underground Knowledge global discussion group has been designed to encourage debates about important and underreported issues of our era. All you need is an enquiring mind and a desire to gain or share ‘underground knowledge’.  

 

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Membership of our Underground Knowledge global discussion group on Goodreads.com has topped 6,830 members, confirming its status as one of the fastest-growing groups on the popular Amazon-owned literary site for readers and authors.

 

 No topic off limits in the Underground Knowledge group.

 

Hot topics under discussion in Underground Knowledge include:

The U.S. Military’s official proposal to kill American civilians, bomb U.S. cities and fly planes into buildings in staged terrorist attacks (Operation Northwoods declassified) https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/1953908-the-u-s-military-s-official-proposal-to-kill-american-civilians-bomb-u

The Psychology of Politicians and Government https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/19029558-the-psychology-of-politicians-and-government?comment=172931925#comment_172931925

Are aliens visiting Earth or not???? https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/1966591-are-aliens-visiting-earth-or-not?page=1

Operation Paperclip / Project Paperclip declassified (The U.S./Nazi post-WW2 collaboration) https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/1956855-operation-paperclip-project-paperclip-declassified-the-u-s-nazi-post?page=1

Weather modification, HAARP, manufactured earthquakes & directed energy weapons https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/1955376-weather-modification-haarp-manufactured-earthquakes-directed-energy?comment=172913341#comment_172913341

Is the brain the origin of our consciousness? OR is the brain merely a receiver? https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/18180886-is-the-brain-the-origin-of-our-consciousness-or-is-the-brain-merely-a-r?page=1

How influential was occultism on Hitler and the Nazis? https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/18367773-how-influential-was-occultism-on-hitler-and-the-nazis?comment=172916878#comment_172916878

Was 9/11 a false flag attack and ‘Inside Job’? (POLL: 50% of you say YES) https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/2071995-was-9-11-a-false-flag-attack-and-inside-job-poll-50-of-you-say-yes

Finding (hiding) a cure for cancer https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/1956809-finding-hiding-a-cure-for-cancer

Satanic Elite Child Hunting Parties https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/2207736-satanic-elite-child-hunting-parties

Evidence for scientifically advanced Ancient civilizations? https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/2097990-evidence-for-scientifically-advanced-ancient-civilizations

Is President Trump for the common people? Or has he secretly been installed by the 1% elite? https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/18333157-is-president-trump-for-the-common-people-or-has-he-secretly-been-instal

Amazing UFO quotes from world leaders, NASA astronauts and other prominent figures https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/2172025-amazing-ufo-quotes-from-world-leaders-nasa-astronauts-and-other-promine

The case for restructuring Capitalism https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/1961488-the-case-for-restructuring-capitalism

Where do you guys get your daily news from? https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/12074389-where-do-you-guys-get-your-daily-news-from

November 22, 1963. Dallas, Texas. — Investigating the assassination of President John F. Kennedy https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/1962467-november-22-1963-dallas-texas—-investigating-the-assassination-of

Hurricane Katrina and African-American communities https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/2042082-hurricane-katrina-and-african-american-communities

What is “underground knowledge” and why is it important? https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/2270139-what-is-underground-knowledge-and-why-is-it-important

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The intriguing topic of underrated scientists has arisen in our Underground Knowledge group’s Fringe science discussion thread, on Goodreads, and members are pulling some interesting names out of the hat.

It started when the group’s co-founder James posted this:

Besides the great Nikola Tesla, here are some other scientists I think deserve more recognition…Please add any more names you feel have influenced our world, or who were ahead of their time and whose scientific ideas are now influencing our future.

Viktor Schauberger

Viktor Schauberger

Viktor Schauberger (30 June 1885 in Holzschlag, Upper Austria[1] – 25 September 1958 in Linz, Austria[1]) was an Austrian forest caretaker, naturalist, philosopher, inventor and biomimicry experimenter. Schauberger developed his own ideas based on what he observed in nature. In Implosion magazine, a magazine released by Schauberger’s family, he said that aeronautical and marine engineers had incorrectly designed the propeller.

Here’s a snapshot of members’ “underrated scientists” picks (abridged):

Buckminster Fuller (aka Richard Buckminster “Bucky” Fuller; July 12, 1895 – July 1, 1983)was an American architect, systems theorist, author, designer and inventor. Fuller published more than 30 books, coining or popularizing terms such as “Spaceship Earth”, ephemeralization, and synergetic. He also developed numerous inventions, mainly architectural designs, and popularized the widely known geodesic dome.

For the best scientist that hardly anyone has ever heard of (I would be extraordinarily surprised if anyone here has): F. E. Volochine. Now, confess – have you heard of him? Why? In 1925 he developed a theory to account for nuclear binding energies, based on magnetism. He predicted the neutron would have a spin of 1/2, and he predicted its magnetic moment quite accurately, and his bonding energies were extremely good, including the excited states.

Beyond Tesla: History’s Most Overlooked Scientists https://www.livescience.com/46723-mos…

Top 7 Most Underrated Scientists Ever http://www.debate.org/opinions/polls/…

Interesting that they have Maxwell as highly underrated. I always thought physicists everywhere really rate Maxwell, and Faraday got himself on an English banknote.

How about Benoit Mandelbrot, the creator of fractal geometry? The Fractalist: Memoir of a Scientific Maverick

I would add Kristian Birkeland. He was the first to recognize auroras as electrical currents in plasma.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kristia…

 

To view all comments in full, or better still to have YOUR say, go to:  https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/18212950-underrated-scientists-please-add-more?comment=170409048#comment_170409048

 

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Underground Knowledge — A discussion group

Underground Knowledge — A discussion group

This global discussion group has been designed to encourage debates about important and underreported issues of our era. All you need is an enquiring mind and a desire to gain or share “underground knowledge”. Our members come from all walks of life and include award-winning writers, scientists, teachers, students, housewives, blue and white-collar workers, social activists, conspiracy theorists, journalists, ex-intelligence agents, former members of the military and, of course, everyday readers and authors.

Come visit! New members welcome…  https://www.goodreads.com/group/show/142309-underground-knowledge-a-discussion-group   

 

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This week, The Underground Knowledge Podcast was launched on YouTube with an in depth discussion with someone podcast host James Morcan describes as “a forty-one-year old Englishman who hopes to see world peace in his lifetime – and yes, he believes miracles are possible.”

The Englishman is Harry Whitewolf, author of two raffish true traveling tales that read like fiction (Route Number 11 and The Road To Purification), and six collections of contemporary poetry, including New Beat Newbie, Two Beat Newbie, and Rhyme and Rebellion, which was one of Readfree.ly’s 50 Best Indie Books of 2016.

Harry Whitewolf

Subjects discussed in this The Underground Knowledge Podcast #1 include Brexit, Ancient Egypt and our Matrix reality.

For the full discussion go to: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7pdvIk2CLOI

Harry Whitewolf’s website: https://www.harrywhitewolf.com/

Goodreads author profile: http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/

Amazon book listings: https://www.amazon.com/Harry-Whitewol

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCeOu

 

The Underground Knowledge Podcast, an extension of the Underground Knowledge discussion group on Goodreads, covers important and underreported issues of our era.

Subscribe to the Underground Knowledge YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCX8s…

The Underground Knowledge discussion group on Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/group/show/…

 

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