Date: Fri Feb 25 1994 14:10:10 To: Don Allen Subj: TESTING SKEPTIC - 'Loving vibes' can't

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Date: Fri Feb 25 1994 14:10:10 From: Pete Porro To: Don Allen Subj: TESTING SKEPTIC ------------------------------- 'Loving vibes' can't make Mars Observer speak up Probe still lost in space despite psychic efforts 09/25/93 THE PHOENIX GAZETTE Despite the best efforts of psychic power practitioners, the Mars Observer remains lost in space. Attendees at the Fifth Annual National New Age, Alien Agenda and Cosmic Conspiracies conference Friday night had hoped to make mental contact with the space probe that was lost by NASA on its way to the Red Planet. That attempt at the Holiday Inn near Metrocenter was led by former astronaut trainee Brian O'Leary, who told his audience to relax, meditate and "send the loving vibes to the Mars Observer." "No one has succeeded. Let us see if we can succeed," O'Leary said. The space probe wasn't the only topic at this other-worldly convention. Guest speaker Sue Wallace came to talk about the pyramid she wears on her head. "A pyramid acts like an antenna," Wallace explained. "The apex of the pyramid focuses all the positive charges." Those charges can heal diabetes, arthritis, mend broken bones and cure whatever else ails you, she claims. Wallace, 52, wears the gold-plated wire headgear 75 percent of her waking hours. "But not when I'm shopping." Wallace was one of the more colorful attendees, but not the only one wearing a pyramid. The conference drew about 200 participants. They shared stories about UFO abductions, holistic healing, government conspiracies and other topics likely to grace the cover of your favorite tabloid. Many had a chance to sell their wares, making the conference the only place in town where one could buy a Geiger counter, a toy spaceship and a bundle of sage incense in one trip. Al Bielek, another guest speaker, spoke of the government-led conspiracy that erased all of his memories of the 1943 Philadelphia Experiment. In that incident, scientists working for the U.S. military allegedly sent a World War II ship into hyperspace while trying to make it invisible to radar, Bielek said. Bielek said he realized he had been a passenger in that ship after seeing a movie on the subject. "I saw it, and after the first 10 minutes, I realized I had been involved in the experiment," Bielek said. He then remembered that his real name was Edward Cameron, that he was 77-years-old, not 66, and that he had been rejuvenated, brainwashed and transported backward in time by military scientists. Caption: Sue Wallace of Omaha, Neb., meditates during a seminar Friday night in which participants collectively tried to contact NASA's Mars Observer. Despite the group's best efforts, the space probe remained silent and lost.


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