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 intriguing little book examines the history of UFO sightings and shows the parallels with fairy lore, particularly Celtic fairy lore.
From Folklore to Flying Saucers. It landed in his field, and a door slid open. Retrieved from ” https: Still, it’s far better written than the average work on the paranormal and therefore recommended. He reminds us of our inability to understand the accounts even as he seeks to understand them.
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While Ufos and aliens are a more recent phenomenon, its overlying themes remained similar to other types of folklore from the past. Sheaffer further states that “the M. He is the author of several books about high technology and unidentified phenomena, a subject that first attracted his attention as an astronomer in Paris.
Lists with This Book. While there’s an interesting kernel to his theory, I’m not quite sure some of the sources he draws from are meant to be taken in a spirit of anything besides allegory — Ezekiel and the Wheel, for example. On November 6,two men jacquez different parts of the country both reported being visited by strange creatures who tried to steal their dogs.
I suppose with the easy connections to the internet that are available now, that I hadn’t considered how laborious it would be to gather all of that information together in the time before computers.
Jacques Vallee Wonders In the Sky 21, He advocates a stronger and more serious involvement of science in the UFO research and debate. And, Aleister Crowley’s run in with two gnomes or aliens. On that magoia he flew above two sentries, who fired at him. That, however, is too much.
He wore gray coveralls and short boots. And, weirdly, brightly-lit metal batons: Vallee doesn’t provide the answers, but he has crafted a framework for UFO exploration beyond the usual acceptance or denial of a puzzling and reoccurring phenomena.
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A HIGHLY recommended as well as enjoyable jadques a scholarly book that should be required reading for anyone interested in the field of ufology!! I read this as a teenager. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Not to mention, he has somehow tied together UFOs something that interests me with folklore a field that is beginning to interest me.
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This book is a fascinating read and it well deserves its place in my ufology book collection. The reprint by DailyGrail Publishing also contains the appendix of the original — being a compilation of a century of well-documented accounts of apparent human and non-human interaction. Mar 13, Jim rated it really liked it Shelves: All of them, it transpires, are blatant lies:. Jun 27, Benjamin Manglos rated it liked it Shelves: Want to Read saving….
So were his seven coworkers, in a unique case of collective physiological reaction. In his opinion, the intelligence behind the phenomenon attempts social manipulation by using deception on the humans with whom they interact.
If it was real, physical, but not ET. Vallee has a lucid and educated perspective. Jacques Vallee manages the impossible: Witnesses of UFO phenomena undergo a manipulative and staged spectacle, meant to alter their belief system, and eventually, influence human society by suggesting alien intervention from outer space.
First, a bit of background info via Wikipedia:. Scientific opinion has generally followed public opinion in the belief that unidentified flying objects either do not exist the “natural phenomena hypothesis” or, if they do, must represent evidence of a visitation by some advanced race of space travellers the extraterrestrial hypothesis or “ETH”. He advocates a stronger and more serious involvement of science in the UFO research and debate.
It is considered to be a classic seminal book on the subject and after reading it, I can see why. 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.