The ‘Human’ Hundredth Monkey Effect Explained | Critical Mass, The Shift And What It Could Look Like

Sharing truth and compassion may catapult us into a new era of human-conscious development.

Because I think it’s incredibly important to assess and reassess who we are and what we are capable of, I’d like to bring attention to this post that was created over 6 years ago. In it, it details an incredible study (that wasn’t even the focal point of the study…) that occurred in the 1950’s.

Granted, the study happened in monkeys, but it is still an amazing insight into what’s possible using a sort of collective mind, a consciousness that lifeforms may be able to tap into in order to grow and develop for widespread benefit and harmonious synergy.

What would be better for humankind? To remain in a state of chaos and panic, division and hostility? Or to finally realize that we are all connected and we learn to love and understand one another instead?

If it’s true that there is a common kindredship between all of us, and I do believe there is, then eventually a conscious awakening is the inevitable step forward for our evolution.

While the below example simply involves washing potatoes to introduce a better way of living (and even then, this harmless act was still resisted by some in their communities…), the pursuit by many people to find the truth, the meaning of life, a more joyful and compassionate experience in the world – will spread and affect others to want to pursue the same enlightenment.

And while again, there may be some who will resist, that will be their choice – and they will have chosen to remain in the same bleak creation that they refuse to leave; while others will have moved on to create a new, more benevolent, honorable world while simultaneously phasing out the “old way”.

by Justin Deschamps


The 100th Monkey Effect is probably one of the most cited phenomenons in the awakening community, yet it is also greatly misunderstood.

Many contend that this effect is proof positive of an instantaneous and automatic ascension or awakening of all people will take place in the near future. A type of ‘tsunami’ of awakening will sweep the planet, forcing everyone to be more loving, honest and fair. But is this really true?

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The 100th Monkey Effect

As the below article details, the 100th monkey effect is an accidental discovery by a team of researchers in the mid 1960’s. The team was studying the Japanese Macaca monkey that was provided sweet potatoes from the team that they enjoyed eating.

Here is an excerpt from the accounting below:

“In 1952, on the island of Koshima, scientists were providing monkeys with sweet potatoes dropped in the sand. The monkeys liked the taste of the raw sweet potatoes, but they found the dirt unpleasant.

“An 18-month-old female named Imo found she could solve the problem by washing the potatoes in a nearby stream. She taught this trick to her mother. Her playmates also learned this new way and they taught their mothers too.

“This cultural innovation was gradually picked up by various monkeys before the eyes of the scientists.

“Between 1952 and 1958 all the young monkeys learned to wash the sandy sweet potatoes to make them more palatable.

Only the adults who imitated their children learned this social improvement. Other adults kept eating the dirty sweet potatoes.

“Then something startling took place. In the autumn of 1958, a certain number of Koshima monkeys were washing sweet potatoes — the exact number is not known.

“Let us suppose that when the sun rose one morning there were 99 monkeys on Koshima Island who had learned to wash their sweet potatoes.

“Let’s further suppose that later that morning, the hundredth monkey learned to wash potatoes.

“Then it happened!

“By that evening almost everyone in the tribe was washing sweet potatoes before eating them.

“The added energy of this hundredth monkey somehow created an ideological breakthrough!

“But notice.

“A most surprising thing observed by these scientists was that the habit of washing sweet potatoes then jumped over the sea 

“Colonies of monkeys on other islands and the mainland troop of monkeys at Takasakiyama began washing their sweet potatoes.

And here is the most revealing passage:

“The new behavior pattern spread to most, but not all, of the monkeys. Older monkeys, in particular, remained steadfast in their established behavior patterns and resisted change. When the new behavior pattern suddenly appeared among monkey troupes on other islands, only a few monkeys on those islands picked up on the new idea. The ones most receptive to new ideas started imitating the new behavior and demonstrating it to the impressionable younger ones. Thus, they too began their own path towards their eventual hundredth monkey effect.”

First the effect was not a complete and total paradigm shift within the monkey population. At best, all that occurred was a transition of awareness; the newer monkeys learned about the washing method, but did not automatically begin washing the potatoes.

Second, the transmission occurred after a sufficient number of monkeys in the host population expressed the washing behavior. It was then that “only a few monkeys on those [new] islands” began washing the potatoes. In other words, it wasn’t enough to simply be aware of this new way, it had to be accepted and expressed in order to ‘build up’ in the host population, which eventually experienced a pandemic awareness of the better way.

Finally, the newly affected monkeys on the surrounding islands “began their own path towards their eventual hundredth monkey effect,” in other words, that the affected population had a time delay between transmission and the majority of monkeys displaying the washing behavior.

All of these points suggest an entrainment or synchronization process, which is a property of waveforms or systems of frequency. The mind and consciousness have long been associated to frequency and rhythmic patterns, and this transmission effect perfectly matches what can be observed in other phenomenon, such as synchronizing metronomes.

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When two systems of motion come in contact with each other, such that information from one can be transmitted to the other, a slow and steady process of entrainment takes place. Eventually the two different systems synchronize to the point that the motion of one is reflective of the other. One of the better examples of this universal information transmission via frequency and resonance is metronomes.

Synchronizing Metronomes


Synchronization occurs in a four-step process and is symbolic of how the same process occurs within the mind.

  • Step 1: Initially, the metronomes are ticking at unique rhythms, unable to be transmitted to the others because no medium or channel is available to provide for the mechanical energy to flow. The swinging of each metronome arm moves from side to side, and is it does so, kinetic energy in the arm pushes against the base of the metronome. But because the devices are on an immoveable surface, this energy cannot be sent to their neighbors and it is absorbed by the table; no transmission can take place.
  • Step 2: The metronomes are placed on a board and moved on top of two cans. Now the motion of the arms has a pathway to travel to the other metronomes, which pushes against the base through the board and on to the other devices. The moment that they are placed together a new system is created with an ideal resonant frequency. This frequency will push against out of step motion and push with instep motion, which slowly alters the behavior of each individual device to match the larger board and metronome system; transmission is beginning to occur.
  • Step 3: The resonant frequency of the board metronome system is initially at a low intensity or ‘volume’, but as each metronome’s behavior is adjusted, they begin to tick in harmony. Eventually the intensity of the resonant frequency overtakes the frequencies of the individual metronomes. At this point the near instant synchronization begins to takes place; transmission is rapidly accelerating.
  • Step 4: The resonant frequency of the board metronome system is now dominant, exponentially working against out of step movements of the individual devices. The inertia of the initial frequencies of each metronome becomes less and less strong, until the whole system dramatically shifts into a synchronized state over a few seconds of time; transmission is fully complete.

Analysis and Integration with the 100th Monkey Effect

In the above example, metronomes were only able to synchronize under certain conditions. A metronome placed on a table that is too rigid, won’t allow for the unique frequency to be transmitted and harmonized with the group. This aspect represents free will, that a metronome can only be changed if it is open to the others. Finally the process took time, it wasn’t until the resonant frequency of the metronome board system reached a strong enough intensity that the ‘quantum leap’ process started.

Similarly, the same type of shift occurred in the Monkeys. For example, the subjects that were the most receptive to the washing behavior were the young monkeys, those able to recognize the advantage of doing so, and that were open minded enough to try the new way. The older monkeys that were more stubborn never learned to wash the potatoes at all. The key principle here is free will, the monkeys were not forced to change but instead had a choice. Finally the process took time, marked by definitive and recognizable hallmarks of progress. Once enough monkey’s made the choice to wash the potatoes, an ‘overnight’ shift took place, and almost all of the monkeys took up the new behavior.

Human ‘100th Monkey Effect’

How does this translate to human consciousness and the infamous paradigm shift spoken of in various circles?

Firstly, the key reason why the metronomes synchronized was because the resonant frequency was ‘better’ then the individual ones. Similarly, the washing behavior was ‘better’ then not washing them. This means that there was a real and bonafide objective improvement that was overriding the older behavior. For the human consciousness shift this translates as truth and practicality, that finding the truth and sharing it with others isn’t just a nice thing to do but it literally improves the quality of life of individuals and groups objectively. This is an essential aspect to consider because the shift in consciousness is objective and practical while also being ideal and subjective. It is a personal choice as well as a scientific process of discovering and finding the better way.

As each individual on the planet discovers the truth and understands it personally, they alter their behavior accordingly so as to embody the wisdom gained. For example, cutting wood with a small axe is less effective than using a large one, and in most cases a person would rather be more efficient then not. Therefore the shift in consciousness is not just a more positive way, it is literally a better way, the marriage of idealism and pragmatism.

Second, this better way can not be forced on to others, free will and the ability to choose is still in effect. This means that as the consciousness shift progresses forward, on average people will most likely embody these more accurate truths and change accordingly; but not everyone.

That being said, the nature of our social fabric is such that many people find value in what the collective is doing. In this sense, when a majority of humanity embodies this newer way it will naturally become more appealing to the minority; but free will choice of each individual is still the determining factor. Additionally, each person is on his or her own unique path towards discovering this better way, and while from our point of view it may seem as if others aren’t evolving fast enough they are still making progress. Even people who reject all forms of truth and hold on to the past are part of the shift taking place, their stubbornness in and of itself is an indication that the newer way is gaining strength and as such it requires more energy to deny. Compassion in these instances is far more helpful then peer pressure.

Finally, not everyone will shift. This is an idea that makes most people uncomfortable, as if some are being left behind. But in truth, since the whole process is founded on free will choice, is this not more honorable? If an individual denies the objective truth of the better ways, then that is their choice and the universe will not force it on to them, but they will continue to labor under the errors of their own making. This is just like the older monkeys chose not to wash the potatoes and suffered the displeasure of eating dirt as a result.

It is these contrasting experiences that help us open our minds to newer ways of being. As such we need not become frustrated at the close-mindedness of others because this is actually an indication they have received the transmission, but simply chose to reject it; a choice we would do well to honor so long as it does not harm others.


At this stage not enough data is available to make any kind of prediction as to how many people will shift. But since the shift is ultimately a personal choice based on knowledge and awareness, we can assist others in their path by sharing what we have come to understand as individuals. This means that the simple act of kindly sharing our truths is the single most important factor to the human 100th monkey effect.

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It may be difficult to see the shift occurring, but it undoubtedly is and we need only stay the course of seeking the truth, understanding it and sharing it with others to ensure things progress forward. They may not want to hear it at first, they might fight us and call us crazy, but all these things and more are indications the transmission has been received; we need only honor their choice while taking measures to ensure it does not harm another in the process.

It is my hope that these deep principles of free will and information transmission are understood so as to provide the surety in knowing our work is having an impact.

– Justin

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Shady “Business” Practices of the NIH and the Human Genome Projects May Have Ties to Jeffrey Epstein | With Francis Collins, Anthony Fauci, Eric Lander, Bill Gates

Multiple health/science organizations have ties with Jeffrey Epstein. The same organizations trying to enforce mandatory vaccines.

Somewhat of a disclaimer: I put “may” in the title of this post to deflect direct allegations that “may” end up turning out to be false. Of course, in the world we find ourselves in, where money, power and hidden motives rule, it seems the same key players are involved, over and over again. I’d say that is no coincidence and holds incredible importance when addressing the strange situations that are occurring around us.

I also focus on the names given above because they are the most prominent figure-heads of the “health initiative” and have high-ranking positions who may also just happened to have ties with Jeffrey Epstein. Again, coincidence? I’m inclined not to think so.

Why is bringing up connections of Jeffrey Epstein to the NIH and the Human Genome Project so important?

Well, other than the obvious reasons (convicted serial pedophile and blackmail extraordinaire – along with Ghislaine Maxwell, currently under trial) are the incredibly suspicious interests that Epstein has divulged and perhaps invested in to further his goals.

Take the following, for consideration:

“- He hoped to seed the human race with his DNA by impregnating women / Epstein told scientists and businessmen about his ambitions to use his New Mexico ranch as a base where women would be inseminated with his sperm and would give birth to his babies

– longstanding fascination with what has become known as transhumanism: the science of improving the human population through technologies like genetic engineering and artificial intelligence

– Epstein discussed the financier’s interest in cryonics, an unproven science in which people’s bodies are frozen to be brought back to life in the future. Mr. Epstein told this person that he wanted his head and penis to be frozen.

– Epstein said he was fascinated with how certain traits were passed on, and how that could result in superior humans.”

Original source: Jeffrey Epstein Hoped to Seed Human Race With His DNA
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Some studies that Jeffrey Epstein supported and sponsored are the following:

(all 4 published wholly or in part by Martin A. Nowak – “Professor of Mathematics and of Biology at Harvard University. He works on the mathematical description of evolutionary processes, including the evolution of cooperation and human language, as well as the dynamics of virus infections and human cancer” [ ])

2006[ ] “Five rules for the evolution of cooperation”

“Support from the John Templeton Foundation and the NSF/NIH joint program in mathematical biology (NIH grant 1R01GM078986-01) is gratefully acknowledged. The Program for Evolutionary Dynamics at Harvard University is sponsored by Jeffrey Epstein.”

2007[ ] “Breaking the symmetry between interaction and replacement in evolutionary dynamics on graphs”

“Support from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (H.O.), the John Templeton Foundation and the NSF/NIH joint program in mathematical biology (NIH grant 1R01GM078986-01) (M.A.N.) and FCT-Portugal (J.M.P.) is gratefully acknowledged. The Program for Evolutionary Dynamics at Harvard University is sponsored by Jeffrey Epstein.”

2008[ ] “Prevolutionary dynamics and the origin of evolution”

“This work was supported by the John Templeton Foundation, the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (H.O.), the National Science Foundation/National Institutes of Health joint program in mathematical biology (NIH Grant R01GM078986), and J. Epstein.”

2010[ ] “Stochastic evolutionary dynamics of direct reciprocity”

“This work was supported by the John Templeton Foundation, the National Science Foundation/National Institutes of Health Joint Program in Mathematical Biology (National Institutes of Health grant R01GM078986) and J. Epstein.”

Of course, the studies mentioned above are all tied into one particular grant, by the NIH, no less. And again, as a reminder, who is the head (soon to be former) of the NIH? Mr. Francis Collins (who is also known for his leadership position of the Human Genome Project), who is to step down from the NIH role at the end of the year, but yet continue his research at his lab.

And that of course ties into with Anthony Fauci as a close colleague and friend of Francis Collins, and as most of us know about Fauci, is the lead of the Coronavirus Task Force and director of the NIAID (National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases – a branch within the NIH) – and I’d be remiss if I didn’t mention Mrs. Christine Grady, wife of Anthony Fauci and also Chief of the Department of Bioethics at the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center.

But that also brings up a Mr. Eric Lander, well known for his work on the Human Genome Project, who has met Jeffrey Epstein at least twice, according to records. Does this necessarily mean that Eric Lander was aware of Jeffrey Epstein and all of the allegations and crimes he has been engaged in? Of course not. But it does set a suspicious light in regards to Jeffrey Epstein’s close relationships to other scientific researchers, who many have alleged to have known about Epstein’s interests and various fundings into these projects, not to mention his sordid history. It would appear that Jeffrey Epstein was quite a prolific (no pun intended) character in the scientific and medical community.

And it would make sense that someone with money, plus a sinister desire to populate the world with his offspring, would attempt to get close to those who could further his goals. So for multiple scientists and researchers to have a passing acquaintance with Jeffrey Epstein would not be unheard of. However, this points a very specific light on those who do seem to entertain Mr. Epstein’s ideals.

And now with Mr. Eric Lander, selected by Joe Biden as the head of the Science and Technology division,

Jeffrey Epstein (left), Eric Lander (right)

it makes one wonder, to what degree would money be a motivational factor, even if ideologies differ? Would some scientists care? There would not only be excessive financial compensation, but it may also satiate a scientific curiosity of a “what if” scenario.

Then of course we have to mention Bill Gates, who isn’t necessarily a scientist or medical researcher, but who has “philanthropic” ventures into transhumanism, synthetic meat, genetically modifying products and human beings, as it is, despite what “fact-checkers” try to refute.

“Gene editing in animals or even humans raises more complicated questions of safety and ethics. In 2014, the World Health Organization issued guidelines for testing genetically modified mosquitoes, including standards for efficacy, biosafety, bioethics, and public participation. In 2016, the National Academy of Sciences built on the WHO’s guidelines with recommendations for responsible conduct in gene-drive research on animals. (The Gates Foundation co-funded this work with the National Institutes of Health, the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health, and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency.)”

[ ] “Gene Editing for Good | How CRISPR Could Transform Global Development” by Bill Gates

“Gene editing in animals or even humans raises more complicated questions of safety and ethics.”

…Well, it’s a good thing Bill Gates is such good friends with Francis Collins and Anthony Fauci, both of whom work in the NIH and have leadership roles; including Fauci’s wife, head of Bioethics at the NIH. Very useful and convenient, I’m sure.

And who, by several accounts, has met with Jeffrey Epstein not once, not twice, but NUMEROUS times.

“In fact, beginning in 2011, Mr. Gates met with Mr. Epstein on numerous occasions — including at least three times at Mr. Epstein’s palatial Manhattan townhouse, and at least once staying late into the night, according to interviews with more than a dozen people familiar with the relationship, as well as documents reviewed by The New York Times.”

Bill Gates (left), Francis Collins (middle), Anthony Fauci (right) – Source:

Now, of course we can’t claim “guilty by association”, right? But what about when the individuals/institutions listed above have direct funding and sponsorships from Jeffrey Epstein and sit on the Board of Directors of these very organizations? Can they claim plausible deniability?

“Even though Epstein did not donate to PED or Harvard after 2007, he played an “indirect but significant role” in facilitating a grant from the John Templeton Foundation to PED in 2015.”

Epstein, Martin Nowak, Eric Lander, MIT and a very sinister genome project tied to the Covid test

“Epstein had suggested at one point that the John Templeton Foundation could match any donations dollar for dollar. Unfortunately for Ito and Epstein, a spokesperson for the Foundation could find no record of Epstein’s plan, and provided no funding, according to Farrow.”

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Although these two statements seem to contradict each other, and the fact that Jeffrey Epstein is mentioned as a sponsor on Martin A. Nowak’s published studies (unless we are to conclude that Mr. Nowak is lying about his sponsorships; though in light of multiple various sources agreeing that this was a huge interest of Epstein, and with proof of various meetings with those in higher positions, the supposition that Mr. Nowak is lying is highly unlikely), we can’t ignore the fact that anonymous donors and facilitators were likely happening, especially when groups/foundations involved knew what kind of detrimental publicity would arise from a known connection with this infamous criminal.

Continuing on with the John Templeton Foundation, who named Francis Collins as the recipient of the 2020 Templeton Award, and who was involved in the very studies that Jeffrey Epstein sponsored and funded, according to the ncbi/pubmed articles listed above (of which were also supported by a NIH grant, I should add) also sponsors BioLogos, a “Christian” outlet founded by Francis Collins who is eager to combine science and religion together. Make no mistake, the material exposed on the BioLogos site is meant to lead Christians astray; with many articles a propaganda piece to influence and convince Christians that getting the vaccine is for the betterment of humankind.

But again, this still raises the issue that even if Francis Collins and Anthony Fauci aren’t directly involved with Jeffrey Epstein, Bill Gates is, and seems to be a very significant one at that. With such financial sway and investments, including funding and sponsorships of numerous organizations, largely of which consist of pharmaceutical companies that just so happen to be insisting that everyone on the planet needs to take these mRNA/DNA “vaccines” – and when researching their possible involvement in CRISPR technology as well – this sets a very alarming precedence on who’s really in charge of our health system.

So again, why is it such a concern that the heads of the National Institutes of Health, and the heads of the Human Genome Projects, and prominent scientists/researchers, and professors at acclaimed universities, and billionaire philanthropists who have a vested interest in CRISPR/gene editing technology, have such business (and perhaps personal) ties and gains related to a man who wanted to populate the world with his seed and went so far as developing a “breeding ranch” and funded studies devoted to human evolution?

The answer speaks for itself, honestly.

Now, with all of Epstein’s connections and influence, not to mention all of his funding of numerous projects, are we to really believe that those involved with his projects have the best interest of humankind at heart? The same people, mind you, who are directly involved with pushing a “COVID vaccine” on the WHOLE WORLD?

And are we to really believe that the Director of the NIH, Francis Collins, and Eric Lander, a very prominent figure in the scientific community, including at Harvard and MIT:

“An influential geneticist, molecular biologist, and mathematician, Dr. Lander has won many awards and recognitions for his work in mapping and discovering the human genome. Among other former positions, Dr. Lander was a leader in the international Human Genome Project (1990-2003) and served as co-chair of the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) for President Barack Obama (2009-2017). He was a professor of biology at MIT, professor of systems biology at Harvard Medical School, and President and Founding Director of the Board Institute at MIT and Harvard before going on leave in 2021 to serve at the White House.”

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had NO idea about Jeffrey Epstein’s involvement in these studies, supported by the very same institutions they oversee? This either speaks to their complicity, or their ineptitude in directing these organizations. Is this an unfair assessment? Does it instead speak of the inherent flaws (or perhaps strengths, depending on who’s looking at it) of compartmentalization and the excessive ways it can get out of control without proper supervision? But this would ultimately ignore the very real dilemma of bribery, coercion, threats and blackmail – of which Mr. Jeffrey Epstein seems to have been adept in and the center of in various circles.

With credentials such as boasting of sponsoring scientific giants, some of which have won the Nobel Prize:

“The Foundation has also had the priviledge of sponsoring many prominent scientists including Gerald Edelman, Murray Gell-Mann, Eric Lander, George Church, Stephen Hawking, Kip Thorne, Marvin Minsky, Lawrence Krauss, Lee Smolin and Gregory Benford and Nobel laureates, Gerard ‘t Hooft, David Gross and Frank Wilczek.” – Web archive: Jeffrey Epstein Ideas Forum

we have to ask ourselves, why would Jeffrey Epstein lie about Eric Lander, out of everyone? Are we sure he embellished his sponsorships, as multiple articles claim? Or is perhaps the person who has been chosen as President Joe Biden’s top Science Advisor and Director of OSTP (Office of Science and Technology Policy) denying such claims in order to preserve his own reputation? In the same sense, wouldn’t a person selected for such a prestigious title undergo a stringent selective process, including investigations of past connections and potential involvement in secret programs?

That is, of course, if the presidential/government committees aren’t involved in it themselves…

One last note: am I saying that Jeffrey Epstein was the mastermind behind these nefarious ideas? No. I think there were individuals above him who were directing where these studies and blackmailing efforts were going and who keep themselves largely hidden from the public eye; and who, in my opinion, may have supplied Epstein’s budget. There may also have been connections with certain alphabet agencies involved in these schemes, although these suspicions remain to be substantiated.

Fact checking is extremely important. I want to reiterate not to take everything at face value; no matter what you read, where you read it from, or who you hear it from. And to be clear, do not rely on “fact checking” websites to give you accurate information either. These are just as likely, (if not even more likely…), to feed false information and false debunking accounts to manipulate the reader. Please take everything into consideration before adhering to a certain narrative – and always keep your mind open to other possibilities.

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