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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PASSPORT TO MAGONIA BACK IN PRINT
The second half of the book catalogues details of specific sightings and is less interesting valpee me than the first half, which focuses on the historical connections between UFO sightings and fairy lore. Always taking an open-minded, objective and scholarly approach in his quest and devotion to the scientific study of ufology- all qualities, by the way, which have become his trademark, making Vallee indeed one of those rare gems since he was originally trained as a scientist- He received his Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics from the Sorbonne, followed by his earning his Master of Science in astrophysics from the University of Lille.
This book thus describes the parallels between modern-day UFO-sightings and earlier encounters with fairy folk. While this may be the book that helped shape that view, it now feels like a long read proving something that is already proven.
Charles River Editors Flying Saucers 8, Allen Hynekthe chair of the University’s astronomy department. I should re-read this. If you don’t know about the great airship flap of the early s, then you have no business dissing this book. Juan Diego’s tilma and the sky anchor that was left behind jwcques a. He argues that the UFO-sightings from the s onwards are jzcques with msgonia sightings of flying airships in the late s, who are continuous with earliers sightings of fairies, elves, gnomes, pasxport.
List of scientific skeptics Committee for Skeptical Inquiry. Does this remind you of anything? Not to mentio This was an terrific book that relates aliens and UFOs with folklore.
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Paperbackpages. This leads into a painstaking review of UFO and alien sightings and how the aforementioned fairie lore leads us into the obsession with UFOlogy. It is so comprehensive I find myself wondering what an updated edition would look like.
Too seduce earth women, and the few heroes who dare seek their friendship find the girls from Elfland endowed with desires that betray a carnal, rather than purely aerial, nature.
Tulli Papyrus possibly 15th century B. Samenvatting It is readily acknowledged that our time has surpassed all epochs in history for the accumulation of technical knowledge, physical power over our tk, and economic might.
Passport to Magonia: On UFOs, Folklore, and Parallel Worlds
Return to Book Page. Sep 30, Eryn rated it it was amazing Shelves: Vallee’s hypothesis really pulled me in and really put into words what I had always felt were two linked ideas. This hypothesis represents an extension of the ETH where the alleged extraterrestrials could be potentially from anywhere.
What Magonia does have that Dimensions doesn’t is an excellent catalogue of cases contained at the end of the book. The reason being because Dimensions contains much of the material from Magonia and more.
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. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Futility, ti name is Passport to Mabonia Three and a half stars. There are no discussion vallfe on this book yet. Please help by adding reliable sources.
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That long-out-of-print book–which discussed the most interesting reports of more than 1, apparently reliable witnessess–has become an underground classic and is now being reissued. This is THE book- it’s a masterpiece in the maglnia sub-genre in fact- that made me fall in love with Vallee and his work in the field of ufological studies and research.
maonia And, weirdly, brightly-lit metal batons: Overige kenmerken Extra groot lettertype Nee. Rather, it is much more likely that that is exactly what the manipulators want us to believe. To see what your friends valleee of this book, please sign up.
Then Jack fled, dropping his cloak, which was picked up at once by another shadow who ran after him. Seminal investigation of the similarities between fairy lore and the UFO phenomenon.
A very fascinating book on cultural narratives, comparing the fairy stories of the past with contemporary techno UFO lore. He reminds us of our inability to understand the accounts even as jscques seeks to understand them.
We are in a very privileged position. The phenomenon has been active throughout human history, and seems to masquerade in various forms to different cultures.
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He lives in San Francisco. In his boek “Alien dawn” Colin Wilson makes a more convincing case of the same theory, adding more connections to other legends and experiences and, not in the least, attempting to offer some explanations as to why the reality of UFOs and aliens might passpory much more complex and strange than first conceived.
It is an invaluable resource. Vallee cites the book, Magick Without Tearsfor the Crowley experience.
Ezekiel’s Wheel circa — B. In his hand he held an elongated object: Het is echter in een enkel geval mogelijk dat door omstandigheden de bezorging vertraagd is. For me, this is another five star book from one of the most important passportt in the field of serious ufology. He wore gray coveralls and short boots.