Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Mike Bara, world-famous prevaricator

        It's taken me a while to catch up with Mike Bara's pharisaical performance on Fringe Radio Network (25th February) because the archived mp3 was truncated. However, it has now been fixed.

        Mike responded in a particularly mendacious way to the following question:

In Ancient Aliens on the Moon, Mike Bara shows Apollo-era images of the craters Asada and Proclus, saying that these craters are actually satellite dishes. More modern images at 100 times better resolution now exist. Why does he not show those?

        Mike's response was that he does not trust the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter images, because NASA has had an opportunity to "sanitize" them, eliminating the evidence that they are really technology. He says that his images have not been under NASA control and are therefore authentic.

WHAT A WHOPPER, MIKE. WHAT A PORK PIE.

        As this blog has pointed out more than once, his images of Asada and Proclus (actually Proclus A, but let that pass) are details from the wide-angle Apollo 16 orbital shot AS16-121-19438. All it takes is clicky-clicky to see that THOSE DETAILS ARE STILL THERE, ON THE OFFICIAL NASA WEB SITE.

        If NASA was, as Mike Bara alleges, intent on "sanitizing" evidence of satellite dishes on the Moon, would they have left that image up there? Of course not.

        And then there's the question of where a lunar satellite dish would be getting its signal from, given that a selenostationary orbit is an impossibility. Mike has never addressed that question at all.

MIKE BARA, YOUR DISHONESTY IS SHOWING.

Two more quotes from that interview are worth noting.
 "I'm trying to get to young people whose minds have not yet been poisoned by mainstream media."

        I regard that as an excellent justification for maintaining this blog, and a vindication of all who try and counteract Mike Bara's lies by whatever means.

"I put together stuff that I know to be true, in my mind. Then I go out and look for evidence."

        I remember writing not long ago that Mike Bara does not have the same concept of truth that most of us do. Well, there you have it.

2 comments:

Ms Emma Peel said...
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Mulvaney said...

"I put together stuff that I know to be true, in my mind. Then I go out and look for evidence."

To me this is the perfect quote that summarizes Mike Bara. At its best, perhaps, he gets an idea and then picks and chooses whatever he can find or create as evidence that he must be right. Self-doubt is obviously not a factor. But there is a fine line between doing that and mistaking what is in your mind for reality and then interpreting the world through your delusions. In any event,, if you begin by knowing something to be true in your mind, it is never that hard to make the world conform to whatever you believe.