"It began as a search for Atlantis. But Charles Hapgood's discovery of our shifting planet is perhaps more profound. If his data is correct, we've got to face some unsettling facts about our Earth's past and -- and more importantly -- our future."
The new story from the Daily Mail that Steve Quayle linked to on his website this morning warns that the Earth's magnetic poles are well overdue for a 'flip' and while they also report that geomagnetic reversals only occur a few times every million years on average, certainly drastically reducing the chance that one will happen in most of our lifetimes, their story is another warning that we should all prepare ourselves for such a worst case scenario...just in case.
While clearly the odds of such a pole shift happening 'on our watch' are few and far between, some of the effects that would come along with such a reversal could have many other causes. So warnings that a reversal 'could cause chaos in everything' could also go along with a massive and destructive solar flare, severe space weather, an EMP launched over America by a rogue nation such as North Korea or even a cyber attack that brings down our power grid.
We take a look below at several new video reports that look at this latest 'pole shift warning' as well as a new video which studies the controversial 'crust displacement theory' of Charles Hapgood which dates back to 1958. Hapgood's theory is one 'pole shift theory' we're sure we'll never hear from the mainstream media or 'modern science'.
The original story over at Science Alert reports that we're totally unprepared here for a pole reversal and that things were much different here on our planet Earth the last time one came around. With most Americans now completely dependent upon the grid, we're told that the full impact of a pole reversal today cannot be known though some studies have attempted to link past pole reversals with mass extinctions.:
The impact of a major storm on today’s electronic infrastructure is not fully known.
Of course any time spent without electricity, heating, air conditioning, GPS or internet would have a major impact; widespread blackouts could result in economic disruption measuring in tens of billions of US dollars a day.
In terms of life on Earth and the direct impact of a reversal on our species we cannot definitively predict what will happen as modern humans did not exist at the time of the last full reversal.
Several studies have tried to link past reversals with mass extinctions - suggesting some reversals and episodes of extended volcanism could be driven by a common cause.
And while we hope that since President Donald Trump has come into office, he and his band of experts will address the 'EMP problem' that Dr. Peter Vincent Pry, Executive Director of the Task Force on National and Homeland Security and Director of the U.S. Nuclear Strategy Forum who also served on the Congressional EMP Commission, has written about many times, the fact that Obama has left America so completely vulnerable to EMP is rightfully a concern to experts...
Section 1. Policy. Space weather events, in the form of solar flares, solar energetic particles, and geomagnetic disturbances, occur regularly, some with measurable effects on critical infrastructure systems and technologies, such as the Global Positioning System (GPS), satellite operations and communication, aviation, and the electrical power grid. Extreme space weather events -- those that could significantly degrade critical infrastructure -- could disable large portions of the electrical power grid, resulting in cascading failures that would affect key services such as water supply, healthcare, and transportation. Space weather has the potential to simultaneously affect and disrupt health and safety across entire continents. Successfully preparing for space weather events is an all-of-nation endeavor that requires partnerships across governments, emergency managers, academia, the media, the insurance industry, non-profits, and the private sector.
It is the policy of the United States to prepare for space weather events to minimize the extent of economic loss and human hardship. The Federal Government must have (1) the capability to predict and detect a space weather event, (2) the plans and programs necessary to alert the public and private sectors to enable mitigating actions for an impending space weather event, (3) the protection and mitigation plans, protocols, and standards required to reduce risks to critical infrastructure prior to and during a credible threat, and (4) the ability to respond to and recover from the effects of space weather. Executive departments and agencies (agencies) must coordinate their efforts to prepare for the effects of space weather events.
The Earth's crust had undergone repeated displacements and that the geological concepts of continental drift and sea-floor spreading owed their secondary livelihoods to the primary nature of crustal shift.
Crustal shift was made possible by a layer of liquid rock situated beneath the surface of the planet.
A pole shift would thus displace the Earth's crust in around the inner mantle, resulting in crustal rock's being exposed to magnetic fields of a different direction.
'Let us assume, as a working hypothesis, that under the impact of a force or the influence of an agent - and the Earth does not travel in an empty universe - the axis of the earth shifted or tilted. At that moment an earthquake would make the globe shudder. Air and water would continue to move through inertia; hurricanes would sweep the Earth, and the seas would rush over continents, carrying gravel and sand and marine animals, and casting them onto land. Heat would be developed, rocks would melt, volcanoes would erupt, lava would flow from fissures in the ruptured ground and cover vast areas.
Mountains would spring up from the plains and would climb and travel upon the shoulders of other mountains, causing faults and rifts. Lakes would be tilted and emptied, rivers would change their beds; large land areas and all their inhabitants would slip under the sea. Forests would burn, and the hurricanes and wild seas would wrest them from the ground on which they grew and pile them, branch and root, in heaps. Seas would turn into deserts, their waters rolling away.
'And if the change in the velocity of the diurnal rotation [slowing the planet down] should accompany the shifting of the axis, the water confined to the equatorial oceans by centrifugal force would retreat to the poles, and high tides and hurricanes would rush from pole to pole, carrying reindeers and seals to the tropics and desert lions to the Arctic, moving from the equator up to the mountain ridges of the Himalayas and down the African jungles; and crumbled rocks torn from splintering mountains would be scattered over large distances; and herds of animals would be washed from the plains of Siberia.
The shifting of the axis would change the climate in every place, leaving corals in Newfoundland and elephants in Alaska, fig trees in northern Greenland and luxuriant forests in Antarctica. In the event of a rapid shift of the axis, many species and genera of animals on land and in the sea would be destroyed, and civilizations, if any, would be reduced to ruins.'
And while we promise not to lose any sleep over the tiny possibility that sometime like that will happen within our lifetime, if we look at every such scenario as another opportunity to get ready for that day we pray never happens, we'll be ready for just about anything to happen in the future.
The fact that Americans are so completely dependent upon electricity and our electrical grid to get through the days is incredibly concerning though, and the kind of thing that probably gives national security experts nightmares. As experts on EMP have long warned, any extended outage of electricity here in America that quite literally sends us back to the dark ages could quickly lead to the deaths of 90% of us or more.
A scenario such as that outlined by Hapgood and Velikovsky would obviously up those numbers to a 'Biblical catastrophe' scenario. And as experts warn, if such a couple-times-in-a-million-years scenario unfolds here, we're totally unprepared for it...no matter how well prepared we might think we are.
The first two videos both take a look at this latest warning while the 2nd video also asks if what we're witnessing is tied to Biblical prophecy. In the final video below, our videographer breaks down Hapgood's controversial theory.