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The New World

by baldilocks

When Malaysia Flight 370 went miss­ing and no wreck­age could be found, most nor­mal peo­ple had quickly fig­ured SkyWorldthis out:

At a press con­fer­ence today in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysian Prime Min­is­ter Najib Razak con­firmed what many, includ­ing Slate, had already inferred about the fate of miss­ing Malaysia Air­lines Flight 370: that it had not suc­cumbed to an acci­dent but instead been diverted as a result of “delib­er­ate action by some­one on the plane.”

It turns out that Flight 370 flew on for seven hours after con­tact was lost.

But, some observers are still fail­ing to think out­side the box of normalcy.

If the plane landed safely and the pas­sen­gers weren’t killed, why haven’t we heard any ran­som demands? The perps might be cov­er­ing their tracks, or they might be let­ting the world media whip them­selves into a frenzy.

Ran­som demands? Really? That’s so August 2001.

For some set of per­sons to be bold enough to com­man­deer a triple-​7 should not be so sur­pris­ing. Isn’t that the very rea­son that our coun­try has inflicted the TSA on air­line pas­sen­gers in the USA for the last twelve years?

I cer­tainly hope that there are at least a few intel­li­gence agency employ­ees who have more imag­i­na­tion than Slate’s Jef­f­Wise.

Here’s what I think:

  • The pilot/​co-​pilot or both were in on the plan.
  • Many of the pas­sen­gers were in on it.
  • They all landed safely.
  • Inno­cent pas­sen­gers have prob­a­bly been killed.
  • The per­pe­tra­tors are plan­ning some cre­ative may­hem with their new triple 7 — more cre­ative than 911.
  • No one non-​Muslim will like it when this plan comes together. This was merely the first phase.

I remem­ber when voic­ing these kinds of sup­po­si­tions would elicit labels like conspiracy-​theorist and para­noid lunatic. But, then I remem­ber being told that I was out of touch with real­ity when I called Barack H.Obama a social­ist. That was in 2007.

Our new, abnor­mal world has been long in the mak­ing, but it’s still pretty easy for some to hold onto their nor­malcy bias. That won’t last much longer.

Juli­ette Akinyi Ochieng blogs at baldilocks. Her first novel, Tale of the Tigers: Love is Not a Game, was pub­lished in 2009; the sec­ond edi­tion in 2012. Her new novel, Arlen’s Harem, is due in early 2014. Help her fund it and help

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by baldilocks

When Malaysia Flight 370 went missing and no wreckage could be found, most normal people had quickly figured SkyWorldthis out:

At a press conference today in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak confirmed what many, including Slate, had already inferred about the fate of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370: that it had not succumbed to an accident but instead been diverted as a result of “deliberate action by someone on the plane.”

It turns out that Flight 370 flew on for seven hours after contact was lost.

But, some observers are still failing to think outside the box of normalcy.

If the plane landed safely and the passengers weren’t killed, why haven’t we heard any ransom demands? The perps might be covering their tracks, or they might be letting the world media whip themselves into a frenzy.

Ransom demands? Really? That’s so August 2001.

For some set of persons to be bold enough to commandeer a triple-7 should not be so surprising. Isn’t that the very reason that our country has inflicted the TSA on airline passengers in the USA for the last twelve years?

I certainly hope that there are at least a few intelligence agency employees who have more imagination than Slate’s JeffWise.

Here’s what I think:

  • The pilot/co-pilot or both were in on the plan.
  • Many of the passengers were in on it.
  • They all landed safely.
  • Innocent passengers have probably been killed.
  • The perpetrators are planning some creative mayhem with their new triple 7—more creative than 9/11.
  • No one non-Muslim will like it when this plan comes together. This was merely the first phase.

I remember when voicing these kinds of suppositions would elicit labels like conspiracy-theorist and paranoid lunatic. But, then I remember being told that I was out of touch with reality when I called Barack H.Obama a socialist. That was in 2007.

Our new, abnormal world has been long in the making, but it’s still pretty easy for some to hold onto their normalcy bias. That won’t last much longer.

Juliette Akinyi Ochieng blogs at baldilocks. Her first novel, Tale of the Tigers: Love is Not a Game, was published in 2009; the second edition in 2012. Her new novel, Arlen’s Harem, is due in early 2014. Help her fund it and help 

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keep her blog alive!

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