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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Fascinating and probably helped me not becoming a UFO crank and instead fostering my interest in forteana, folklore and Anthropology.

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Het is echter in een enkel geval mogelijk dat door omstandigheden de bezorging vertraagd is. What Magonia does have that Dimensions doesn’t is an excellent catalogue of case This book is a fascinating read and it well deserves its place in my ufology book collection.

PontoiseVal-d’OiseFrance. A very fascinating book on cultural narratives, comparing the fairy stories of the past with contemporary techno UFO lore. His eyes resembled glowing balls of fire! Bezorgopties We bieden verschillende opties aan voor het bezorgen of ophalen van je bestelling. Angelucci, an aircraft mechanic, recounted seeing a saucer land in a Los Angeles field.

Anytime she tried to eat other things, she would start vomiting furiously. While Ufos and aliens are a more recent phenomenon, its overlying themes remained similar to other types of folklore from the past. I think his argument evolved into something far less theoretical and more convincing and his later books are better for it. Open Preview See a Problem? 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.

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Jun 27, Benjamin Manglos rated it liked it Shelves: This intriguing little book examines the history of UFO sightings and shows the parallels with fairy lore, particularly Celtic fairy lore.

If it was real, physical, but not ET. You are commenting using your WordPress.

The nurse was here presented with magical gifts, and when a green dew had baptized her right eye she was enabled to behold further wonders. Their questions were quite childish, and they appeared to have no knowledge of the subject whatever.


Passport to Magonia: On UFOs, Folklore, and Parallel Worlds

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Vallee seems to think that accounts of fairies, gnomes, pixies, etc. However, even with the undeniable similarities between ancient and modern encounters with the unknown, what readers of PASSPORT Passprt MAGONIA might find to be the most fascinating aspect of the book is the possible significance of the experience itself — in particular the serious implications involving the manipulation of human thought over centuries.

I recommend this book to all UFOlogists or people interested in folklore. What centuries ago were thought to be fairy-rings might in the s be identified as saucer landing traces.

In his opinion, the intelligence behind the phenomenon avllee social manipulation by using deception on the humans with whom they interact. Mar 13, Jim rated it really liked it Shelves: Overall, this book is a major contribution to jacaues field of ufology as well as science in general. A must read for any student of the paranormal. He wore gray coveralls and short boots. At the very least, Passport to Magonia can be admired for its thoroughness in the section: Passport to Magonia is rare in that It combines both mythology and folklore to the subject of UFOs to build not only a fascinating and informative background but also an extremely convincing case- one that is both original as well as a well-researched thesis and one that’s difficult not to if not outright totally agree with magoniw thesis immediately credence to.

Then Jack fled, dropping his cloak, which was picked up at once by another hacques who ran after him. Index of ufology articles. But of course the story it narrates takes place over years ago. These maggonia are the subject of Passport to Magonia, Jacques Vallee’s seminal master-work that changed our understanding of the UFO phenomenon.

It has rightly earned its place as a classic in the UFO literature. MayPat Price and Ingo Swann. First, a bit of background info via Wikipedia:. Rather, it is much more likely that that is exactly what the manipulators want us to believe. You are commenting using your Facebook account. Please help by adding reliable sources. First, a bit of background info via Wikipedia: 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.


It is the view of the author that research on UFOs need not be restricted to these two alternatives.

They 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. Professionally he started as an astronomer at the Paris Observatory inbefore he finally moved to the United Mgonia in and began working in astronomy at the University of Texas at Austin, at whose MacDonald Observatory he worked on NASA’s first project making a detailed informational map of Mars.

All of them, it transpires, are blatant lies:. The phenomenon has been active throughout human history, and seems to masquerade in various forms to different cultures.

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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 msgonia into one unifying argument in some cases.

Some interesting similarities between folklore and UFO lore are drawn, but I was ultimately unconvinced that they were entirely the same 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.

One of the best,if not the best perspectives on unusual phenomenon through the ages. pasport

It has little to do with the problem of knowing whether UFOs are physical realities or not. Marshall Applewhite Bonnie Nettles. He claims that an unnamed superior came and erased the tape.

May 29, Bret McCormick rated it it was amazing.