I just found some really good articles about Electronic harassment and I think that they are worth having a look at.
THE Pentagon’s enthusiasm for non-lethal crowd-control weapons appears to have stepped up a gear with its decision to develop a microwave pain-infliction system that can be fired from an aircraft.
The device is an extension of its controversial Active Denial System, which uses microwaves to heat the surface of the skin, creating a painful sensation without burning that strongly motivates the target to flee. The ADS was unveiled in 2001, but it has not been deployed owing to legal issues and safety fears.
Nevertheless, the Pentagon’s Joint Non-Lethal Weapons Directorate (JNLWD) in Quantico, Virginia, has now called for it to be upgraded. The US air force, whose radar technology the ADS is based on, is increasing its annual funding of the system from $2 million to $10 million.
The transmitting antenna on the current system is 2 metres across, produces a single beam of similar width and is steered mechanically, making it cumbersome. At the heart of the new weapon will be a compact airborne antenna, which will be steered electronically and be capable of generating multiple beams, each of which can be aimed while on the move.
I wish people would read up on what happened in Iraq, where these weapons were approved for use. The dead bodies speak pretty loudly, and they point in the direction of these weapons.
Late last year, James Walbert went to court, to stop his former business associate from blasting him with mind-altering electromagnetic radiation. Walbert told the Sedgwick County, Kansas panel that Jeremiah Redford threatened him with “jolts of radiation” after a disagreement over a business deal. Later, Walbert, said, he began feeling electric shock sensations, hearing electronically generated tones, and getting popping and ringing sounds in his ears. On December 30th, the court decided in Walbert’s favor, and issued a first-of-its-kind order of protection, banning Redford from using “electronic means” to further harass Walbert. No, seriously.
I recently took part in a BBC Radio 4 program, which took a light-hearted look into the “the real Manchurian Candidate” — and examined whether there is any truth in stories of mind control. It gave me a chance to talk about exotic non-lethal weapon concepts like the so-called telepathic raygun, the system which beams sound directly into your skull, and the “voice of god” talking fireball. Most of these projects are just lab experiments, or examples of Powerpoint engineering. But in some legal, policy, and business circles, electromagnetic brain assaults are being taken seriously.
Walbert’s cause is supported by Jim Guest, a Republican member of the Missouri House of Representatives. He’s working on proposed legislation to addresses electronic harassment, including a bill against the forced implantation of RFID chips.
The U.N. is also now taking the possibility of electromagnetic terrorism against people seriously. And for the first time this year’s European Symposium on Non-lethal Weapons included a session on the social implications of non-lethal weapons, with specific reference to “privacy-invasive remote interrogation and behavioral influence applications.” Those who believe they are being targeted are getting a bit of official recognition.
Lot’s of good stuff in this article. If Walbert is a real target, then good for him. Even if he is not, then it’s still exposure and so good for us.
The UN is starting to acknowledge this, great. I think, but since they were probably aware of it, and did nothing and let this be used in Iraq I am not sure what to think. Still it’s more exposure and that is good.
A few years ago, I could not even get a pledge from Amnesty International about Electronic Weapons, they were busy working on tasers at the time. Times change.
The Microwave Scream Inside Your Skull
Hyper_microwave_22_gr The U.S. military bankrolled early development of a non-lethal microwave weapon that creates sound inside your head. But in the end, the gadget may be just as likely to wind up in shopping malls as on battlefields, as I report in New Scientist.
The project is known as MEDUSA – a contrived acronym for Mob Excess Deterrent Using Silent Audio. And it should not be confused with the Long Range Acoustic Device and similar gadgets which simply project sound. This one uses the so-called “microwave auditory effect”: a beam of microwaves is turned into sound by the interaction with your head. Nobody else can hear it unless they are in the beam as well.
The effect has long been a laboratory curiosity, with no application. But, over the years, the military has been intrigued. The idea (dubbed “the telepathic ray gun”) was mentioned in a 1998 US Army study, which turned up in a recent Freedom of Information Act document dump. Five years later, the Navy decided to put some R&D dollars into the project. Now, as I note on the New Scientist website, Dr. Lev Sadovnik of the Sierra Nevada Corporation has provided more details.
Wow remember trying to explain this stuff to others, that some people had this happening. For me I first had to believe that this was happening to people. The people saying that this was happening, to me seemed credible and I did not believe them to be crazy, and when I did the research on this. I felt that they were indeed telling the truth in many cases.
Sometimes people hearing things might be crazy, hearing things from other locations, fillings in teeth, we understand so little about higher spiritual realms, and in some cases, the government is just driving them crazy, or agents of the state.
Report: Nonlethal Weapons Could Target Brain, Mimic Schizophrenia
Mind_control Of all the crazy, bizarre less-lethal weapons that have been proposed, the use of microwaves to target the human mind remains the most disturbing. The question has always been: is this anything more than urban myth? We may not have the final answer to this question, but a newly declassified Pentagon report, Bioeffects of Selected Non-Lethal Weapons , obtained by a private citizen under the Freedom of Information Act, provides some fascinating tidbits on a variety of exotic weapons ideas.
Among those discussed are weapons that could disrupt the brain, as well as my longtime obsession, the “Voice of God” device, which creates voices in people’s heads. As the report notes, “Application of the microwave hearing technology could facilitate a private message transmission. It may be useful to provide a disruptive condition to a person not aware of the technology. Not only might it be disruptive to the sense of hearing, it could be psychologically devastating if one suddenly heard ‘voices within one’s head.’”
Well since the idea is to make people look crazy, I think that this goes without saying.
Meet the MEDUSA Ray Gun
Are you disillusioned with Ionatron and all those other far-fetched weapons that just don’t seem to go anywhere? Are you looking for a new ray gun that will blast missiles out of the air? Well, earlier this week I heard from Dr. Robert Adams, CEO Optima Technology Group, which produces the MEDUSA Mobile Energy Device. Dr. Adams is angry because some time back, he wrote to Ionatron offering to cooperate: “Like your company, we own patented DE technology that works. We further feel that your company’s position in Directed Energy Weapons as well as your stock price would drastically improve by acquiring and/or taking the exclusive rights through a partnership with our company of our patented technology,” he wrote.
Ionatron gave him the brushoff.
What do I think of MEDUSA? One website describes the company’s founders as consisting of an “ex-US Navy seal, the man who invented holographic storage, a games software programmer and a matter/anti-matter ray-gun which, had it been in existence on September 11, might have prevented at least some of the devastation ……….” Apparently, inspiration for MEDUSA came to its inventor from a combination of crop circles and an article in Aviation Week & Space Technology (which, I swear, is probably where most weapons ideas come from).
Tax dollars hard at work to enslave you better.
Now when you finally wake up and get angry and try to do something about it, please keep in mind all the potential fun things that state has in store just waiting for the sheeple.
Remember this is just the stuff that we know about, many of these were being developed years ago, and we are just hearing about it now. Everything old is new again. Yeah.
After reading this article, it’s like all the pain and all the trauma of the last two years, just comes back.
Being in your home and being burnt for hours on end, and not knowing what was happening, or being able to do anything about it at first. Then realising that your fellow human beings were partaking in this, and were psychotically enjoying what was happening.
Trying to write to organizations such as Amnesty and others to get help, trying to other responsible agencies, not at first realising that you were the testing ground for something that was yet to come.
Being unable to prove in many cases what was happening, having only the word of other targets to back each other up, on what was being done to us, the violations that we were experiencing, that for the most part just went unheard, trying to explain to you the general public that these weapons existed and would someday be used on you. People just dismissing the idea as crazy without doing any research or investigation.
That someday might be closer than you think.
These things should not be used on anyone, in any capacity whatsoever. These things, these none lethal weapons are cruelty and they are torturous, and they should not be used on anyone. Of course as I have already documented, permission was granted to use the none portable kind on the people of Iraq over a year ago, and there have been horrible reports of bodies, burnt on the inside out.
The portable kind in small doses no doubt would be ok, but that will not be what happens. Just like with tasers they will be over used, and abused. The animals that were capable of remotely torturing myself and other Targeted Individuals for hours at a time, days at a time, months at a time, years at a time, will have no problem doing so to others.
The general public will just have to try to learn how to shield like many Targeted Individuals have had to learn to do.
Anyways it’s just a brief article, but it just reminded me of so much of what’s happened over the last two years.
US police could get ‘pain beam’ weapons
[quote]The research arm of the US Department of Justice is working on two portable non-lethal weapons that inflict pain from a distance using beams of laser light or microwaves, with the intention of putting them into the hands of police to subdue suspects.
The two devices under development by the civilian National Institute of Justice both build on knowledge gained from the Pentagon’s controversial Active Denial System (ADS) – first demonstrated in public last year, which uses a 2-metre beam of short microwaves to heat up the outer layer of a person’s skin and cause pain.
Like the ADS, the new portable devices will also heat the skin, but will have beams only a few centimetres across. They are designed to elicit what the Pentagon calls a “repel response” – a strong urge to escape from the beam.
A spokesperson for the National Institute for Justice likens the effect of the new devices to that of “blunt trauma” weapons such as rubber bullets, “But unlike blunt trauma devices, the injury should not be present. This research is looking to reduce the injuries to suspects,” they say.[/quote]
This is something that has been playing in my head. I don’t know why.
It’s such a happy song, and the Beatles look like they are having just so much fun singing this. I keep thinking what could have been so bad about John Lennon, that the State had to follow him around, and then his eventual assassination, but of course I know the answer, he had a following of millions of people and he was teaching those anti-establishment ideas that the state just hates so much.
Men like him, Martin Luther, Jesus just don’t seem harmful, but that’s to innocent naive minds like mine. Not to a brutal state, they are horrible evil threats, that needed to be removed.
[quote]You say you want a revolution
Well you know
We all want to change the world
You tell me that it’s evolution
Well you know
We all want to change the world
But when you talk about destruction
Don’t you know you can count me out
Don’t you know it’s gonna be alright
You say you got a real solution
Well you know
We don’t love to see the plan
You ask me for a contribution
Well you know
We’re doing what we can
But if you want money for people with minds that hate
All I can tell you is brother you have to wait
Don’t you know it’s gonna be alright
Alright, alright, al…
You say you’ll change the constitution
Well you know
We all want to change your head
You tell me it’s the institution
Well you know
You better free your mind instead
But if you go carrying pictures of Chairman Mao
You ain’t going to make it with anyone anyhow
Don’t you know know it’s gonna be alright
Alright, alright [/quote]
So I was thinking about this, and what it would really mean in today’s modern society to plan a revolution. Keeping in mind that a year ago, I could not have conceived that there could be anything in my society to revolt against, or want to revolt against, maybe lower taxes, but nothing like this.
Again how you would revolt and what exactly you would revolt against is not clear. I mean the dictates of the state are being upheld by regular people, so if you really don’t want to go along with this, then just don’t.
Ask for people you can vote for who will change this, but if you want to do this revolution thing the old fashion way here are some thoughts.
If you are going to do a physical rebellion, first of all, who or what exactly would you physically rebel against? Again isn’t it like shooting yourselves in the foot, when you could just stop submitting to peer pressure and just say no? Maybe that’s just over simplified.
Ok some thoughts on what you are up against.
First if you are rebelling, then you clearly have to have a better system in place right, or concept or idea, and people who are honest, moral and decent who are going to make that happen right? Cause you don’t want to be out of the frying pan and into the fire, getting rid of one brutal and oppressive, dishonest state for another. Also since the world has always been like this to some degree, I am thinking some other bogus constitutional change would be the better course of action.
Second our current society have some horrible tricks up their sleeves. If anyone has missed it, our local police are becoming more and more militarized every year.
I have read of some cases where they are going over seas and being trained by the Israel military?
[quote]While the Drug War had been the main subject regarding this effect, everything has been pushed into overdrive as a result of the War on Terror. Now, ordinary drug users are being seen as accomplices of terrorists, let alone those involved in the distribution and sale of narcotics….
Also, cyber-terror has been lumped into the mix, leading to the specter of a SEAL raid on Hong Kong or Taiwanese hackers, leaving nerds with their brains splattered all over their computer monitors from the fire of milled, not stamped, Heckler & Koch submachine guns from a distance of 3 feet, shot in the back of the head…..
See, a military target can be killed without compunction or remorse. A military target has no rights. He is the moral equivalent of Saddam Hussein or Osama Bin Laden, to be given no quarter, to be taken out by any means necessary, with the survival of friendlies being given a much higher priority than the survival of innocents who may be caught in the crossfire. (After all, they are “collateral damage,” or, better, “were being used as ‘human shields’.”)
From here on, the oath to guard America from enemies both foreign, and domestic, trumps all law established to restrain police, since the police are the military, and the military is the police. Terrorists, and accomplices of terrorists, might be killed, if desirable, on the spot, without benefit of a trial, evidence, or the opportunity for a defense before a jury of one’s peers. Any number of propagandist slogans can be used to cover for such actions, such as, “He had it coming,” “His peers are scum,” and “He’s not One Of Us.”
[quote]The Bush administration has approved a plan to expand domestic access to some of the most powerful tools of 21st-century spycraft, giving law enforcement officials and others the ability to view data obtained from satellite and aircraft sensors that can see through cloud cover and even penetrate buildings and underground bunkers. [/quote]
Just picture you in the movie Enemy of the state instead of Will Smith. (I will let you look up the movie clip for this one.) I mean not only can these suckers track you on land, but now they can view you in underground bunkers? Yet they still could never find Bin Laden. :eyeroll:
So not only can you not plan your rebellion in the open, but then when you take it underground, you are going to be spied on. Unlike the The Gunpowder Plot rebellion with Guy Fawkes, which the movie V 4 Vendetta alludes to. They just had snitches to worry about, but you would have snitches and spy satellites. Imagine V trying to plot his little rebellion under those conditions?
Probably the most effective weapon of the state. Oppression of the people by the people. A whole society of snitches. People spying on each other and not knowing who they can trust, cause a rebellion hardly happens without plotting, and to plot you probably need people, unless you are resourceful like the movie character V.
So to begin with you have a society of people with not the best morals, and many with no sense of family or community loyalty, but a sense of loyalty to the State. Russia really knew what they were doing. So does this society now. So with most of society snitching and spying on each other, how you would even trust each other to plot together is beyond me. This would be one of the biggest obstacles to overcome, figuring out who to trust. (That’s easy, no one?)
OK currently Britain is the most heavily laden society with these spy cameras. Let’s see how many spy cameras per person. Oh and don’t worry, your society is soon to follow.
[quote]Per capita there are more surveillance cameras in the UK than any other country in the world – more than a million according to one recent estimate.
The average city dweller can expect to be captured on film every five minutes. Almost 500,000 low budget CCTV kits have been bought in the last three years.
At this rate, by 2015 there will be no such thing as a secret place in our city centres, according to Simon Davies, of the pressure group Privacy International. [/quote]
For the time being they are still counting on humans to monitor the data. Have you seen the ones that talk to you yet? Those are apparently loads of fun.
Brain reading devices
Yes it’s no longer ok to think bad thoughts, think nice thoughts, think nice thoughts. Ok maybe just some naughty ones, but nothing against the state, cause they can monitor you and arrest you for it. Well they can monitor you for it, but no laws that we know of have been passed yet, for arrest, but you know if there is a movie plot about this, the rest is likely to be coming.
Using the technology is ‘like shining a torch, looking for writing on a wall’. CT image: Charles O’Rear/Corbis
A team of world-leading neuroscientists has developed a powerful technique that allows them to look deep inside a person’s brain and read their intentions before they act.
The research breaks controversial new ground in scientists’ ability to probe people’s minds and eavesdrop on their thoughts, and raises serious ethical issues over how brain-reading technology may be used in the future.
The team used high-resolution brain scans to identify patterns of activity before translating them into meaningful thoughts, revealing what a person planned to do in the near future. It is the first time scientists have succeeded in reading intentions in this way.
Ok now I have to admit, I have not seen the movie with Tom cruise yet, but since the real live version of this is about to hit, does anyone have a copy of Minority Report they want to lend me?
I will let you look up the movie clip on this one.
What would you do if you were accused of a murder, you had not committed… yet? more
In the future, criminals are caught before the crimes they commit, but one of the officers in the special unit is accused of one such crime and sets out to prove his innocence.[/quote]
When it’s baby brother is not interpreting your thoughts, Echelon is listing to what you are saying. Keep in mind it’s not just Echelon listening in. Anything we have, any device we have that has a microphone can be turned into a listening device. We can even be listened in on via our land line phones, when they are on the hook. Cell phones, laptops, pda devices, can be listened in on remotely. Remember the mobster who was taken down because they remotely planted software on his cell phone so they could listen to his conversations in the room, even when the cell phone is turned off? As long as it has a microphone or it’s a communication device, then watch your back.
We have this scary society that likes to listen in to what we are saying and wants to watch what we are doing.
[quote]In the greatest surveillance effort ever established, the US National Security Agency (NSA) has created a global spy system, codename ECHELON, which captures and analyzes virtually every phone call, fax, email and telex message sent anywhere in the world. ECHELON is controlled by the NSA and is operated in conjunction with the Government Communications Head Quarters (GCHQ) of England, the Communications Security Establishment (CSE) of Canada, the Australian Defense Security Directorate (DSD), and the General Communications Security Bureau (GCSB) of New Zealand. These organizations are bound together under a secret 1948 agreement, UKUSA, whose terms and text remain under wraps even today.
The ECHELON system is fairly simple in design: position intercept stations all over the world to capture all satellite, microwave, cellular and fiber-optic communications traffic, and then process this information through the massive computer capabilities of the NSA, including advanced voice recognition and optical character recognition (OCR) programs, and look for code words or phrases (known as the ECHELON “Dictionary”) that will prompt the computers to flag the message for recording and transcribing for future analysis. Intelligence analysts at each of the respective “listening stations” maintain separate keyword lists for them to analyze any conversation or document flagged by the system, which is then forwarded to the respective intelligence agency headquarters that requested the intercept. [/quote]
Prosecutors Management Information Systems
Something that can track you so well, it knows when you are sleeping, knows when you are awake, probably knows if you have been good or bad, so be good for goodness sake. I don’t know if it makes a list and checks it twice though, have to get back to you on that one.
What was it designed to do?
Designed as case-management software for federal prosecutors, PROMIS has the ability to combine disparate databases, and to track people by their involvement with the legal system.
What are some PROMIS capabilities?
What would you do if you possessed software that could think, understand every language in the world, that provided peep holes into everyone else’s computer “dressing rooms,” that could insert data into computers without people’s knowledge, that could fill in blanks beyond human reasoning and also predict what people would do – before they did it?….
Commenting on the capabilities of PROMIS, Mike Ruppert
states that “Mated with artificial intelligence it is
capable of analyzing not only an individual’s, but also
a community’s entire life, in real time. It is also
capable of issuing warnings when irregularities appear
and of predicting future movements based upon past
I did a pretty In-depth look at PROMIS earlier this year, so if you want to have a gander at what it can do, check out the full blog post.
[quote]a). The venture, from the intelligence point of view, was a major success. Suspected dissidents couldn’t move anywhere without Big Brother watching them. Even if they traveled under a false name, various characteristics, such as height, hair color, age, were fed into roadside terminals and PROMIS searched through its database looking for a common denominator. It would be able to tell an army commander that a certain dissident who was in the north three days before had caught a train, then a bus, stayed at a friend’s house, and was now on the road under a different name. That’s how frightening the system was. By late 1985 virtually all dissidents – and an unknown number of unidentified innocents – had been rounded up. In a country whose rulers had no patience for such people, 20,000 government opponents either died or disappeared.[/quote]
Needless to say if you are having a rebellion, it will know before you do where you are staying and likely who you are staying with, as it and it’s brothers track you around the globe.
Active Denial Weapons.
What can I say about these? Well they are actively being tested out on Iraqi citizen’s right now. They are painful and yet if they don’t kill you, but just fry the inside of you apparently it’s ok, and they are approved for use. Once they finish testing these babies out on the Iraqi population and you try to have your rebellion, then it will be your turn.
[quote]Active Denial Technology is a breakthrough non-lethal technology that uses millimeter-wave electromagnetic energy to stop, deter and turn back an advancing adversary from relatively long range. It is expected to save countless lives by providing a way to stop individuals without causing injury, before a deadly confrontation develops.[/quote]
[quote]The ultimate weapon
Electromagnetic weapons operate at the speed of light; they can kill, torture and enslave; but the public are largely unaware that they exist, because these weapons operate by stealth and leave no physical evidence. Electromagnetic weapons have been tested on human beings since 1976. By widely dispersing the involuntary human test-subjects, and vehemently attacking their credibility, it has been possible for the United States to proceed with these human experiments unhindered by discussions or criticisms, let alone opposition.
This ultimate weapon system is currently being deployed in Iraq. The US Air Force and the Marine Corps refer to it as “active denial technology”, as if it were used purely for defense, but it is not [/quote]
Yeah feel the burn. People are feeling the burn and we should be doing what we can to ensure their rights the same way we would our own, because what will be used against them, will be used against us later on. Sooner than later.
And let’s say you defeat all those demons at the end of the day, you still have the biggest obstacle to overcome, that’s right yourselves. The people who subscribed to this madness in the first place, the people who let this system continue for so long, you can over come a system, but if you don’t first free your minds, change your mentality and attitudes you will be right back where you came from.
It’s like the Israelites being freed from the Egyptians, and coming through the red sea, 40 years in the dessert, and these wars and battles to cleanse the land, and the moment they had the chance to what did the people do? Why they choose a King from amongst themselves to rule over them. So everyone can blame a state all they want, but the people have to take responsibility for the state of things as well.
[quote] Samuel was not very happy about this so he took the matter to God. “And the Lord told him: “Listen to all that the people are saying to you; it is not you they have rejected, but they have rejected me as their king. As they have done from the day I brought them up out of Egypt until this day, forsaking me and serving other gods, so they are doing to you. Now listen to them but warn them solemnly and let them know what the king who will reign over them will do” (I Samuel 8:7-9).
So God said okay, if they want to make someone other than me their king fine, but warn them that it will not be good. Samuel went back to the people and told them this but they insisted on having a king. “‘No!’ they said. ‘We want a king over us. Then we will be like all the other nations, with a king to lead us and to go out before us and fight our battles” (I Sam. 8:20). God’s people did not trust that He would go before them and fight for them. They wanted a man to protect and rule over them. God warned them but ultimately let them make the decision. “Listen to them and give them a king” (I Sam. 8:22). [/quote]
The same thing happened in Lord Of The Rings. I will let you look up the movie clip.
If you wanted change, change would happen, you have the power to do this, you either don’t realise it, or are too scared, or mentally bound to make the change, or you really just don’t want change and then that’s all good too. It was just some early morning thoughts and ramblings that I thought I would share with you.
Ok I am actually going to attempt to sleep, but the Beatles song keep playing on in the background. Ok now I am on to some 80′s clip trip. Just as good.
- Above top secret
- Abu Ghraib
- Active denial
- Active Denial Weapons
- as the world turns
- Asain Male
- Asian Female
- Astral Plane
- Background records checks
- bad luck
- Black female
- Black Females
- Black Male
- black women
- Brain reading device
- Britney Spears
- brown coats
- Buffy The Vampire Slayer
- changing vibrations
- Citizen Informants
- Civilian Spies
- Community harassment
- community mobbing
- community policing
- concentration camps
- constitutional change
- Controlled society
- Covert investigations
- Cultural diversity and multiculturalism
- david icke
- devinci code
- domestic spying
- East Germany
- electromagnetic frequency
- Electronic harassment
- Emotional Vampires
- False Prophets
- files updated
- Gang Stalking
- government corruption
- GPS tracking
- Guantanamo Bay
- Health and Safety
- Heath Ledger
- High technology
- Honey Trap
- Indigo Ribbon
- Intimate Infiltarations
- Jeremy Blake
- Joan of Ark
- John Lennon
- Kilmeer Gill
- Lord Of The Rings
- Marian Fisher
- Mark M Rich
- Markus Wolf
- Martin Luther King Jr
- Meat production
- mental concentration camps
- metropolitan police
- militarized police force
- Mind Control
- Mind Reading
- Minority women
- Naomi Ebersole
- National Security Letters
- Neurolinguistic programing
- New World Order
- one handed signals
- Online Stalking
- Passive Aggressive Manipulative
- Personal Identifiers
- Police Abuse
- Police Corruption
- Police State
- Production Company
- psychological harassment
- Quantum Physics
- Record keeping
- records updated
- Red Squads
- Robot Sentient Project
- Rosa Parks
- School Shooting
- sexual harassment
- sign language
- Skin Heads
- Social Control
- Spy cameras
- spy satellites
- State target
- Stop snitching
- Targeted Individual
- The Matrix
- Theresa Duncan
- Third wave
- Thought Police
- Threat Assessment Teams
- time travel
- twilight zone
- violent persons registry
- Voice to skull
- walls of jericho
- whistle blower
- white female
- White Male
- workplace mobbing
- Young and the restless
- zero tollerance