The Disclosure Movement is large, and like a yard sale, it is a big mess of various leaders, organizations and groups, all believing in different things but touting one end goal: that the governments, or “shadow governments”, of the world disclose to the public all of their information and knowledge concerning extraterrestrials. The general consensus for the followers of Disclosure, is that all information and knowledge is tantamount to solid evidence of ETI, whether it be downed flying saucers, alien bodies, technology, and/or open and direct communication with alien beings. Disclosure is not about seeking the truth or the facts, rather, it is about belief, fervent dogmatic belief, that authorities are hiding something big and anything less is disinformation, a cover up, or a conspiracy to hide the truth from the public.
Many ancient mythologies contain a symbol known as an ouroboros; it depicts the image of a dragon or a snake eating its own tail. While this symbol has various meanings, depending upon the culture, they generally all follow a similar theme; continual rebirth - the concept that things always begin anew.
The ouroboros and Disclosure (in its many variations) follow a similar through-line. They continue forever, and can continue forever. Forever biting its own tail, the snake continues to turn. For every disclosure (or lack thereof), the movement continues to push for more, yell louder and develop new speculations concerning “the truth.”
The Disclosure Movement turns upon a logical fallacy, a circular argument, that, without objective evidence, believes the government is hiding various forms ETI from the public. Any proof, data, or information that counters that belief is deemed untrue, because the movement presupposes a government cover-up. The premise is that the government “knows” about aliens, therefore, the only conclusion is that the government is hiding what it knows about aliens. The circle continues to turn; the snake continues to devour its own tail.
The Disclosure Movement maintains the following evidence in its repertoire.
Disclosure has no more evidence to support the existence of ETI than the rest of Ufology. It all hinges upon hearsay, speculation and massive leaps of logic and faith. While there may be a couple cases that merit further investigation or digging, the suggestion that the government or ruling elite are hiding aliens, their bodies or technology is unproven. It falls to belief instead of fact.
We are left where we started. The ouroboros, the snake which consumes itself for eternity, has brought us to the beginning. That is the secret of Disclosure; it must continue to turn, and with every government denial or release of documents, Disclosure turns a little more. It bites its tail and spits out another strange reason why this batch of CIA papers is disinformation, or that denial of knowledge by the President is a clue to a hidden agenda. Disclosure relies upon its own failure. The longer nothing is disclosed, because there most likely is nothing to disclose, the more money and publicity the men and women behind the movement gain. Greer’s personal trainer gets to keep his job though, so it’s not all bad.