Passport to Magonia: On UFOs, Folklore, and Parallel Worlds
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A common feature in fairy stories is a parallel world, and an element of missing time. Vallee very convincingly suggests that an experience such as this is always viewed within the framework of the current cultural context.
Vallée's opposition to the ETH theory is summarised in his paper, "Five Arguments Against the Extraterrestrial Origin of Unidentified Flying Objects", Journal of Scientific Exploration, 1990: Y eso es otra cosa a favor del libro es que no es como un programa de alienigenas ancestrales donde ALIENS DID IT todo el tiempo, sino que el solo te presenta lo que encontró y te dice cual es su teoría al respecto pero ya está en ti creerlo o no, lo cual lo hace bastante único en cuanto al género. Obviously, and the author states this directly, all of this needs to be taken with a large grain of salt. Beyond his theory that there’s more than a passing similarity with encounters of fae and demons, he really makes no judgement calls about coverups or if they’re real or what. So for it’s incredibly fantastical subject matter it takes a surprisingly measured approach.Sheaffer, Robert. "New X-Files Renews Cover-Up Conspiracy Claims." Skeptical Inquirer, vol. 40, no. 3 (May 2016): 14–15. (subscription required).
Computer Message Systems. Data Communications Book Series. New York: McGraw-Hill (August 1984). ISBN 0070510318. Group Communication Through Electronic Media: Fundamental Choices and Social Effects," with Robert Johansen and Richard H. Miller. Educational Technology, vol. 14, no. 8 (August 1974): 7-20. ISSN 0013-1962. JSTOR 44420906. In the 70’s, Vallee served as one of the Principal investigators of DARPA and led the team which built the world's first software collaboration system, running on Arpanet, the prototype for the Internet. Joining Stanford Research Institute and the Institute for the Future in Silicon Valley, Vallee formed friendships with Hal Puthoff, Russell Targ, and Kit Green and consulted on SRI’s classified remote viewing programs (including the Stargate Project), which were supported by several government agencies. In 1978, Vallee was part of a panel of experts (which included NASA Astronaut Gordon Cooper, Dr. J. Allen Hynek, military and government officials) that presented a plan for UFO research at the United Nations.In conclusion, his own conclusion is a confused mix of fallacies : argument from ignorance, confusing correlation and causality. Mahar, Ted. "UFO Scientist Says Search Needs Skeptics Jacques Vallee Employs both Respect and Analysis." Oregonian (June 4, 1990) p. D1. Computer Conferencing" (letters), with Hubert Lipinski, Robert Johansen, and Thaddeus Wilson. Science, vol. 188, no. 4185 (April 18, 1975): 203. ISSN 0036-8075. JSTOR 1739909.
Chaos spread all over Japan on January 2, 1749, when three round objects “like the moon” appeared and were seen for four days. Such a state of social unrest developed, and seemed so clearly linked with the mysterious “celestial objects,” that the government decided to act. Riot participants were executed. But confusion became total when people observed three “moons” aligned in the sky and, several days later, two “suns.” Vallée was born in Pontoise, France in 1939.  He completed his undergraduate degree in mathematics at the University of Paris in 1959 and received the equivalent of an MS in astrophysics from the University of Lille Nord de France in 1961. He began his professional life as an astronomer at the Paris Observatory in 1961. He was awarded the Jules Verne Prize for his first science fiction novel, Le Sub-espace (1961), published under the pseudonym of Jérôme Sériel.  Academic and business career [ edit ]As well as the occult and esoteric I am very deeply interested in UFOs and alien beings. I don't post those books here because this isn't what this sub is about, but this particular book crosses over between all kinds of different subjects, UFOs included. Vallee's correlations between UFOs and folklore is just fascinating and this book is an absolute staple in the UFO community. Recommended reading. But as a conclusion, i’ll leave you with an analysis of Vallée’s own conclusions, that he kept pretty much for all his career. He does not believe in UFOs in the traditional way but in the psychic/interdimensional beings way. He resumed why he thought so in 5 points :