In 1981, Steven L. Gibbs, a farmer from Clearwater, Neb., received an interesting message – from himself. But this Steven L. Gibbs, he claims, was from another dimension and he had a diagram for a time machine called the Sonic Resonator.
After building and testing the device, Gibbs, who now lives in Lyndon, Kan., renamed the improved device the Hyper Dimensional Resonator and began selling them.
Patricia Griffin Ress, author of the book “Dangerous Information: The Further Time-Travel Experiments/Studies of Steven L. Gibbs,” met Gibbs in 1989.
“I happened to meet someone who says, ‘you should contact this guy,’” she said. She did, and invited Gibbs to bring his device to her home in Omaha. What she experienced made her a believer.
“I interviewed Steve and he demonstrated the HDR,” she said. Strange clouds formed in the room when Gibbs turned on the HDR and sparks danced around the chandelier.
No one time traveled, but something life altering happened to her that night. She later caught her favorite movie, “Shane,” on TV, but it wasn’t the same movie she’d seen dozens of times. Dialogue she’d memorized was altered or spoken by different characters. It was the same movie, but it wasn’t.
“I have heard of movies filmed with two different endings, but I’ve never heard that before,” she said. “It scared me to death. If you ask me to see the movie ‘Shane,’ I’d say no thanks.”
She believes that night Gibb’s HDR unit somehow altered the past … and the present.
Testimonials from HDR users include trips from the 1850s, to sometime around 2012. Some “travelers” have claimed to return with objects from the past, but the objects have a short shelf life.
“If you have something from a different time frame, it disintegrates,” Ress said. Gibbs’ device also presents potential time travelers with other problems.
“You have to have good intentions. If you were going to rob a bank and use it to get out of a bank, it wouldn’t work,” Ress said. “It would never work for that.”
That’s because Gibbs claims his HDR units work only with faith in God.
“These coils,” Gibbs writes in his catalog, “are specifically designed to pick-up and amplify soul-induced white light energy.”
In 1997, Gibbs appeared on Art Bell’s paranormal radio program ‘Coast to Coast AM’ and spelled it out to an international audience.
“Since the device, the way I believe, is tuned into the creator … only the people who have pure intentions can use the device,” Gibbs told Bell. “It takes your soul energy … and steps it up through the diode circuit.”
People using the HDR have reported going a few years into the future/past, being transported to Venezuela, dropped onboard a UFO, and have been thrown into a parallel dimension, Ress said. But the most troubling time traveler report, Ress said, is about a problem at the year 2012, the end date for the Mayan calendar.
“They say right around 2012 it’s like a brick wall,” Ress said.
Although Ress hasn’t witnessed anyone time traveling, she is convinced Steven’s story is real.
“You have a guy who in every way is an average farmer, now all of a sudden there’s this average farmer studying quantum physics,” she said. “This has all been very fascinating. I’ve reported on it and Steve asked me to write a book so he’d have something to sell when he’s on TV.”
Steven Gibbs’ Web site, where you can check out his HDR unit, is www.hdrenterprises.net.
You gotta have faith.
Copyright 2008 by Jason Offutt
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