BOOK REVIEW: Passport to Magonia: From Folklore to Flying Saucers by Jacques Vallee (Daily Grail Publishing) / Having further. Jacques Fabrice Vallée (French: [vale]; born September 24, ) is a computer scientist, . Speculation about these potential links were first detailed in Vallée’s third UFO book, Passport to Magonia: From Folklore to Flying Saucers. SOURCE: Vallee, Jacques. Passport to Magonia: From Folklore to Flying Saucers. Chicago: Henry Regnery Co., Preface, pp. vii-ix;.
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This leads into a painstaking review of UFO and alien sightings and how the aforementioned fairie lore leads us into the obsession with UFOlogy. Mar 13, Jim rated it really liked it Shelves: Moreover, he argues that the UFOs and fairy sightings are perhaps caused by another mechanism or agent, be it human, alien or supernatural, in order to manipulate human beliefs.
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Overall, this book paseport a major contribution to the field of ufology as well as science in general.
They don’t believe that this should be handled solely by theologians. The similarities are so striking that most or all of these manifestations appear to have a common origin. Rather, it is much more likely that that is exactly what the manipulators want us to believe. Tulli Papyrus possibly 15th century B. The first was twelve-year-old Everett Clark of Dante, Tennessee, whose dog, Frisky, was nearly taken up into a flying craft. First, a bit of background info via Wikipedia: This was one of the first book that didn’t treat UFOs so much as visitors in spacecraft from other planets, but drew paralels to the phenomenon of fairies, gnomes and such, that bear many similarities with modern UFO experiences.
Vallee’s thesis is that there are folkloric parallels between UFO reports and phenomena of the mythic past — encounters with the Fair Folk, zeppelin sightings in the s, religious apparition, etc.
First, a bit of background info via Wikipedia:. Jacques Vallee Passport to Magonia 41, Vallee takes modern-day UFO reports, the airship sightings of the s, fairie lore, etc. I read this as a teenager.
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There are no discussion topics on this book yet. If you don’t know about the great airship flap of the early s, then you have no business dissing this book.
Bryan gives a summary list of a few of the more ingenious explanations given by the occupants of UFOs for visiting mankind. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Notify me of new comments via email. Please help by adding reliable sources. The particular object was a retrograde satellite — that is, a satellite orbiting the earth in the opposite direction to the earth’s rotation. And it is my conclusion that the obsservation of this very deep mechanism is a crucial one.
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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. At the time he observed this, there were no rockets powerful enough to launch such a satellite, so the team was quite excited as they assumed that the Earth’s gravity had captured a natural satellite asteroid. Return pasaport Book Page. On November 6,two men in different parts of the country both reported being visited by strange creatures who tried to steal their dogs.
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He completed undergraduate studies in mathematics at the University of Paris in and received magonix equivalent of an M. Although the firm formed several international spinoffs and partnered with a variety of prominent firms and governmental organizations including Lehman BrothersRenault valle NASAit failed to attain long-term profitability.
Vallee was one of the first scientists to closely study UFO phenomenon. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. UFOs are thus the space-age folklore.
The first half of this book is a fascinating compendium of word of mouth sightings of fairie folk and little people, and the consequences of encounters with such.
At times he didn’t conclude his ideas as much as I thought he could have though he made compelling arguments; he just didn’t seem to pull them all together into one unifying argument in some cases.
In the Carazinho case of July 26,five dwarfs dressed in dark uniforms and small boots were seen. Ballantine Books,p. Reviews Schrijf een review.
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As Vallee masterfully demonstrates, examples magoonia these commonalities include comparisons with magoniia dazzlingly luminous carriages descending from cloudland with modern sightings of plasma-wrapped antigravitic aeroforms. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.
This impressive examination of strange encounters was published in Every explanation proposed so far falls short of providing a believable and comprehensive understanding of these phenomena.
Recommended for any who would like to break out of the redundant take on UFOs offered by the uninspired TV series so common on television. The phenomenon has been active throughout human history, and seems to masquerade in various forms to different cultures. Retrieved from ” https: