Sunday, July 15, 2012

2001 analysis - part 68: The reason the aliens need diamonds; final observations


Above left: Heywood Floyd and the lunar lander captain converse. Floyd's food tray, which had been sitting in his lap, begins to float upward when Floyd lets it go. It seems we are to believe that this happens because the lunar lander environment is, theoretically, at zero-gravity. However, note that the captain is leaning on the seats as if his upper body weight is being supported by them. Also note that Floyd's seatbelt is loosened, indicating that he doesn't need to wear it to be held down. Above right: Just before Bowman and Poole enter an EVA pod to discuss HAL's recent behavior, we're shown this view of the AE-35 unit with its covering removed (the red and black object lying on the counter-top), that Bowman earlier removed from the communications antenna mechanism. Since the pod bay is normally at zero-gravity, the unit, which is unsupported here, should have begun floating upward. The fact that it has not means that somehow, a gravitational (i.e., 'inertial') force is acting upon it to hold it down.

The plot of Arthur C. Clarke's sequel to the film 2001: A Space Odyssey, the novel 2010: Odyssey Two,[a] reveals the reason why the aliens need diamonds: The diamonds are to be used so as to help achieve nuclear fusion, converting the planet Jupiter into a star (i.e., to effectively make it a sun). In Clarke's novel, the planet Jupiter is discovered to have a core consisting of diamond. The monolith (containing diamonds), once placed on Jupiter, begins to 'reproduce' itself at a rapidly accelerating rate, eventually resulting in millions of monoliths covering the entire planet; at this point, Jupiter becomes dense and massive enough to collapse upon itself, due to the high density and weight of the diamonds in the monoliths in combination with the planet's diamond core, triggering thermonuclear fusion. The alien race 'stole' enough diamonds from Earth to 'seed' a process whereby the crystals could be 'reproduced' via successive duplications of the monolith on Jupiter. The rays from the star Jupiter has become will thaw out one of Jupiter's moons, Europa, and allow life to evolve there. The civilization to be established on Europa would then correspond to a utopia, a kind of 'paradise', that would have resulted if, in 2001, HAL had defeated Bowman (and had not killed the three hibernating astronauts). Ultimately, the utopia on Europa is being used to represent that which will result here on our own planet, if evil hermaphroditic Jews, certain high-ranking Freemasons, and other parties are allowed to succeed: the establishment by them of a utopia in the United States, in southern Indiana, which only the evil parties are to inhabit, leaving the rest of us to occupy the remainder of Earth, in far-from-optimal conditions.

Final observations
1) The reason 'normal' gravity seems to be in effect in Discovery One's pod bay, while Bowman and Poole are testing the supposedly faulty AE-35 unit, must be because, in accordance with the hint from The Silence of the Lambs discussed in part 44 of this analysis, Discovery One changes attitude and direction by simultaneously banking and accelerating, while Bowman and Poole are in the pod bay testing the supposedly faulty unit, and the resultant 'inertia force' creates the equivalent of gravity while the two men are working on the unit. Bowman and Poole don't notice anything unusual, however, because the alien is at this point influencing their minds. HAL must have changed the ship's direction in order to re-position it so that the hibernating astronauts would be able to implement the planned action to be conducted on Jupiter (i.e., the movement of the monolith, containing diamonds, to the planet).

The AE-35 unit is the piece of equipment that keeps the communications antenna pointed toward Earth. The alien caused Bowman to 'forget' to install the new unit he brought with him when he went out to the antenna to remove the old one. (As mentioned earlier, we're never actually shown Bowman putting in the new unit; Poole was watching Bowman from the ship during this time period, but the alien was influencing his mind so that he wouldn't notice Bowman not putting the new unit in.)

Above left: Poole sits inside Discovery One, while he watches Bowman outside the ship replacing the (supposedly) faulty AE-35 unit. Above right: The view of Bowman that Poole can see is on the screen inside the tan square.

Left: An enlarged view of Bowman at the antenna. Above: Bowman removing the supposedly faulty unit. The alien influences his mind so that he 'forgets' to install the new unit he brought with him. Also, the alien influences Poole's mind so that Poole, while watching Bowman, doesn't notice that Bowman doesn't install the new unit. When Bowman returns to Discovery One, he brings the old unit with him, but the new unit is left sitting on the edge of the antenna; the point is that the situation becomes one in which no AE-35 unit is installed.

Since no AE-35 unit was installed when HAL changed the ship's direction, communication with Earth was lost. Although it appeared that Bowman and Poole communicated with mission control after testing the unit in the pod bay, the reality is that this 'communication' with Earth was pre-recorded prior to the actual mission. The evidence that this is the case is shown in the four screencaps with captions below.

Above left: Before removing the supposedly faulty AE-35 unit, Bowman and Poole are in contact with mission control from Discovery One. Note the man on the screen (indicated by the arrow) speaking from mission control. Above right: An enlarged view of the man on the screen from the screencap at left. Note that he is wearing a light bluish-grey shirt.

Above left: After testing the supposedly faulty unit (i.e., after the ship has changed direction and communication with Earth has been lost), Bowman and Poole appear to again be talking to mission control from Discovery One. Above right: An enlarged view of the man on the screen from the screencap at left. This appears to be the same man shown earlier above (note the hair), but he's wearing a different-colored shirt. Also note that the time displayed on this screen ('20 ...') is earlier than the time shown in the other screencap above ('21 ...'), which is the opposite of what we'd expect. The point is that this second man is, in fact, not the same person as the man who was wearing blue. In actuality, this second 'communication' from Earth was pre-recorded on video-tape, and then the tape was pre-installed on the ship, and it has been designed for HAL to play as a 'response' when the two astronauts attempt to contact Earth, to ask what action they should take next regarding the AE-35 unit. Bowman and Poole know nothing about the tape, and they believe that they are actually speaking to mission control during both conversations. Since the second conversation is not to be part of the mission broadcast, it need only be designed to fool Bowman and Poole themselves. Of course, all of this implies that at least some of the people in mission control are deceiving the two men, which makes sense in light of the fact that Heywood Floyd, in his pre-recorded message played near the end of the movie, is not truthful when he says that the purpose of the monolith is unknown.

The Discovery One communications antenna structure.

2) Recall the 'physiological' description of Discovery One given in part 22 of this analysis. If we go further with the description (i.e., of the ship's structure being similar in 'physique' to a human being's body), and take the communications antenna assembly (shown above - the large round antenna in combination with the two smaller ones, one on either side), as representing the ship's genitals, then the symbolism of the antenna structure being normally pointed toward Earth, has to do with chordee. A chordee is a medical condition in which the head of a man's penis curves downward or upward, at the junction of the head and shaft of the penis. If we take the penis with this condition as curved downward, then the head would be pointed toward the ground, i.e., toward Earth. A chordee may be caused by an underlying condition, such as a disorder of sex development or an intersex condition.[b] Intersex, in biology, refers to an organism having physical characteristics intermediate between a true male and a true female of its species.[c] Note that Discovery One's 'phallus' (the large, center communications antenna) is genitally ambiguous, in that it is rounded, instead of elongated like a normal penis. Also, its 'testes' (the two small antennas) appear abnormally small when compared to the phallus. The point of all of the foregoing is that Kubrick is depicting the ship as a person with ambiguous genitalia.

In a National Institutes of Health study, the most common cause of ambiguous genitalia in newborn patients was congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) due to 21-OH deficiency.[d]

According to the National Adrenal Diseases Foundation,[e] "Non-classical CAH is among the most common genetic disorders, with Ashkenazi Jews having the highest prevalence. In the general population depending on the ethnic breakdown of a given community, 1-5% may be affected with non-classical CAH [the milder form of CAH]. Non-classical CAH does not progress to classical CAH [the more severe form of CAH] in affected individuals." (material inside square brackets in original).

Non-classical CAH is a mild variant of one of the common causes of female pseudohermaphroditism.[f] Pseudohermaphroditism is a condition in which the individual has a single chromosomal and gonadal sex but combines features of both sexes in the external genitalia, causing doubt as to the true sex.[g]

Today Ashkenazim constitute more than 80 percent of all the Jews in the world, vastly outnumbering Sephardic Jews.[h]

With the physical structure of the Discovery One spaceship symbolizing an Ashkenai Jewish person having congenital adrenal hyperplasia, Kubrick must be saying that abnormalities having to do with genital (and thus gender) ambiguity, play some part in the evilness of some Jews. In fact, the specific Jews Kubrick had in mind are the evil hermaphroditic Jews mentioned above, who wish to form a 'utopia'.

3) In the Dawn of Man segment of the movie, the leader of the tribe of ape-men that regains control of the water hole by using bones as weapons, represents the biblical figure Nimrod; and the second battle between the two tribes of ape-men represents the battle between Nimrod and Abraham, and thus symbolizes the final battle between monotheism and paganism, with paganism winning. As an aside, note that the triumphant tribe's leader, and the members of his tribe, walk in a more upright posture while they are carrying their new bone-weapons, than they do in their normal quadrupedal gait. This suggests that Kubrick believed that the reason man evolved into an upright-walking creature was so that he could carry weapons.

Above left: The tribe's leader walking on all fours, prior to his discovery of how to use weapons. Above right: The tribe's leader standing on two legs while holding his new weapon.

4) Jung's theory of psychological types no doubt has relevance to the movie. For example, Bowman's type is introverted thinking.

Above left and right: The EVA pod, under HAL's control and with mechanical arms extended is, metaphorically speaking, like a puppeteer operating a marionette, in that it is 'pulling Frank's strings' so that his limbs jerk about as he drifts off into space.

5) The 'jerking' motions of Frank Poole's body, once he's been knocked off into space by the EVA pod (under HAL's control; see the screencaps above), indicate that he is, symbolically, being manipulated like a marionette (i.e., a puppet operated from above by strings). Note that the viewing window of the pod can be taken to represent HAL's eye, or in other words, HAL himself, who in turn represents the evil elite hermaphroditic Jews (who Kubrick believed control much of the popular and news media), and evil high-ranking Freemasons; also note that the pod has two mechanical arms, which could be taken symbolically to be 'pulling Frank's (invisible) strings' as he floats off into the distance. Since Poole here represents the general public (recall the 'gene pool' name symbolism mentioned earlier in the analysis), then Kubrick is saying that the members of the general public are being manipulated by the evil hermaphroditic Jews (who, as stated, control much of the popular and news media) and evil high-ranking Freemasons.

From The Silence of the Lambs: FBI trainee Clarice Starling deciphers an anagram that cannibalistic psychiatrist Hannibal Lecter has given her, as a (supposed) clue to help the FBI apprehend a certain serial killer (Jame Gumb). This shot in the movie is a clue about something in 2001, in specific, Heywood Floyd's name being an anagram for 'Defy Holy Wood' (as was discussed earlier), and as described below, there is also another anagram of Floyd's name that has significance for our analysis.

6) If we expand out the spelling of Heywood Floyd's name, as was done with 'TMA-1' earlier (to get TMA-One and thus 'no meat'), we get 'Doctor Heywood R. Floyd'. An anagram of this is 'O, doth wooly fodder cry' (wooly can be spelled with either one 'L' or two, both are valid). Here, 'wooly fodder' is a reference to lambs (i.e., sheep) who will be led to their slaughter, and 'cry' refers to the noise these lambs will make when they are led there. The word 'wooly' is being used to mean 'confused' or 'muddle-headed'. The word "silence" in the Lecter movie's name is a clue that the lambs being referred to by the anagram of Floyd's name are currently silent; for these lambs represent the members of the general public who, in their state of confusion and muddle-headedness, do not know that they are about to be led to their virtual slaughter by the evil parties mentioned above.

7) There is an important societal/cultural context within which what was said back in part 41 of this analysis, about the manipulation of Bowman's psyche, must be viewed. The manipulation of Bowman's psyche by the alien (which has usurped the place of mediator between Bowman's unconscious and conscious mind), via taking advantage of Bowman's shadow-contaminated intellect, symbolizes that which evil elite hermaphroditic Jews, evil feminists, and other parties (e.g., certain high-ranking Freemasons, as noted above), working together, have done to us as a society: These parties have tapped into our individual psyches (specifically, our unconscious minds) in order to manipulate us. They have effectively contaminated our conscious and unconscious minds, then used the same means to get control over use, as that used by the alien to get control over Bowman (as just described).


Above left and right: The stewardess walking toward Heywood Floyd's seat on the Pan-Am space plane, takes steps as if she is just learning how to walk (see video here). This is a metaphor for the idea that some women are childlike.

8) In light of what was said earlier in the analysis about part of the movie taking place 'in' the unconscious, about Floyd dreaming during at least part of his trip to the moon, and etc., it must be the case that some of what we see in the movie depicts a dream Bowman experiences, after hitting his head on the airlock wall and then disconnecting HAL: The sequence of events that we see beginning with the monolith floating near Jupiter, and ending with the giant fetus near Earth, consists partly of a dream Bowman experiences just before he dies from his head injury.


9) Referring to the above screencaps and images, the red and yellow coloring of the spacesuit and air pack that Bowman is wearing in the early parts of the 'hotel room' sequence (far left), are a reference to William Blake's Great Red Dragon Paintings, in specific, to the two paintings shown above. The red painting is The Great Red Dragon and the Woman Clothed with the Sun, and the yellow one is The Great Red Dragon and the Woman Clothed in Sun. [Images from the Wikipedia 'The Great Red Dragon Paintings' page, public domain, via Wikimedia Commons.] Since the biblical great red dragon (from the book of Revelation) can be taken to represent Satan, the indication is that even though HAL, who is now assimilated within Bowman, was only a 'pupil' of Satan, it is the case that all along, part of his plan was to usurp the power of Satan himself. This is in accordance with the hint about A Space Odyssey in The Silence of the Lambs, mentioned in part 29 of this analysis: Jame Gumb, the serial killer in The Silence of the Lambs, effectively tries to usurp Satan's place. His attempting to do so is indicated by the fact that he tries to cheat Hannibal Lecter, who himself represents a personification of Satan, out of rulership over an 'evil kingdom' that is to be established. (This kingdom represents the same thing as the utopia that is being represented in A Space Odyssey as described above, i.e., the real-life 'paradise' to be established in southern Indiana).

10) See below.

Above left and right: As suggested in part 33 of the analysis, Bowman experiences a bad (drug) trip while passing through the stargate. This is an indication that he has been using psychoactive drugs during the Jupiter mission.

11) Note that many of the more influential and well-known feminists are/were Jewish:[i] Gloria Steinem, Betty Friedan, Andrea Dworkin, Ruth Bader Ginsberg, Susan Faludi, Naomi Wolf, Susan Sontag, Bella Abzug, Gloria Allred, Ruth Westheimer, Cathy Young, Susan Brownmiller, etc. (see here).

12) See below.

The audience of Manhunter is briefly shown this view of serial killer Francis Dollarhyde's right hand raised in a 'semi-pointing' gesture, when he first shows himself to the evil journalist, Freddy Lounds. As described immediately below, this particular view is a hint about something in A Space Odyssey.

When Bowman raises his right hand toward the monolith at the end of 2001 (shown at left), he is not only pointing toward it, thus indicating that he's reached a kind of enlightenment regarding it (he has come to know its true meaning), but he is also giving a Nazi salute to the monolith. This represents him giving a Nazi salute not only to ideological feminism (since the monolith was planted by an alien race representing radical feminists), but it is also a Nazi salute to those forces in the popular and news media that are evil (in accordance with the hint from Manhunter just described), which includes the evil elite Jews who control this portion of the media. Therefore, this final act of Bowman is the indication that when he is reborn as the 'starchild', the next step in Man's evolution, he has become a fascist entity who associates being enlightened with 'worshiping' both ideological feminism and evil Jewishness.


Above left: This view of the monolith from its base, with the sun and crescent moon above it, has the appearance of the bottom and middle portions of a pyramid, with the sun in place of the top of the structure, and the crescent moon higher up in the sky. What is being suggested here is the idea of 'common man' being at the bottom of some 'pyramidal' (i.e., hierarchical) structure, such as a power structure. Above right: The reverse side of the Great Seal of the United States (1776).[j] The eye above the pyramid in the Great Seal, which is known as the Eye of Providence, is today a common motif in Freemasonry. The point is that the sun above the monolith represents the high-ranking Freemasons who, in the evil parties' 'new world', are to be at the top of the aforementioned power structure, and the crescent moon represents the evil elite hermaphroditic Jews, up above controlling all.

Thus Spoke Zarathustra: "What is the ape to man? A laughing-stock, a thing of shame. And just the same shall man be to the Superman: a laughing-stock, a thing of shame." --F. Nietzsche

a. Clarke's novel, 2010: Odyssey Two, continues the events of Kubrick's movie, 2001: A Space Odyssey, not those of the Clarke novel of the same name.
b. Wikipedia, 'Chordee'. Web, n.d. URL =
c. 'intersex'. Encyclopædia Britannica. Encyclopædia Britannica Online. Encyclopædia Britannica Inc., 2015. Web. 14 Sep. 2015. URL =
d. Zdravković D, Milenković T, Sedlecki K, Guć-Sćekić M, Rajić V, Banićević M. Causes of ambiguous external genitalia in neonates. [Abstract] Srp Arh Celok Lek. 2001 Mar-Apr; 129(3-4): 57-60.
e. National Adrenal Diseases Foundation Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (CAH) page.
f. Kukreti, P., Kandpal, M., Jiloha, R.C. Mistaken gender identity in non-classical congenital adrenal hyperplasia. [Article] Indian J Psychiatry. 2014 Apr-Jun; 56(2): 182–184.
g. 'pseudohermaphroditism'. Encyclopædia Britannica. Encyclopædia Britannica Online. Encyclopædia Britannica Inc., 2015. Web. 26 Sep. 2015. URL =
h. 'Ashkenazi'. Encyclopædia Britannica. Encyclopædia Britannica Online. Encyclopædia Britannica Inc., 2015. Web. 14 Sep. 2015. URL =
i. Some of the persons on this list are deceased.
j. Image from the Wikipedia 'Great Seal of the United States' page; Great Seal of the United States (reverse) by Ipankonin (this vector image was created with Inkscape), licensed under GFDL, CC-BY-SA-3.0, or CC BY-SA 2.5-2.0-1.0, via Wikimedia Commons.


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