Michael Mannion has been a professional health and medical writer for over 25 years, working with major conventional and complementary health organizations and practitioners. He was formerly the Director of Professional Education Publications for the American Cancer Society and the Managing Editor of the Society's flagship journal. He is the author of a number of works of nonfiction, among them The New American Medicine (2002); Frankenstein Foods (2002); The Pharmacist's Guide to Over-the-Counter and Natural Remedies (1999); How to Help Your Teenager Stop Smoking (2000); and Project Mindshift: The Reeducation of the American Public Concerning Extraterrestrial Life (1998). He is also the author of three novels, Death Cloud (1976); Colleen (1978); and Erin's Daughters (2002).
Co-Founder of the Mindshift Institute, Michael Mannion discussed patterns, perceptions and influences of the UFO/ET phenomenon, which have evolved over time. The "seeding of information" from movies and television has been going on for decades, he said, citing such films as The Day the Earth Stood Still, which depicted the use of energy beams. The CIA considered ways to "reeducate" the American public on their views of UFOs, and one of their reports found that scientists' world views would be the most disturbed by the admission of an ET presence, said Mannion. According to the late Col. Philip Corso, Gen. Nathan Twining was involved in the secretive MJ-12 group. Twining decreed that "disclosure will be the cover-up, and the cover-up will be the disclosure," Mannion recounted. Contact with humanity has increased in UFO cases, and sightings have consistently come in waves (certain time periods) and flaps (certain locations). UFOs are considered by Mannion to be a cosmic energy ph ... More »Host: George Noory