For May, 1969
MEDICATION ...................................................................................................... 2
ESP: MAN'S VISTA TO THE HEAVENS ................................................................... 3
FUTURE HUMAN VALUES .......................................................................................... 5
NEGROES ARE PEOPLE ............................................................................................. 7
NATURE'S SECRET SIGNALS ................................................................................... 8
CINEMA AND SCIENCE ............................................................................................... 9
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR ......................................................................................... 14
POPULATION COMMENTARY .................................................................................... 15
WHAT OTHERS ARE SAYING .................................................................................... 16
bulletin board ........................................................................................................ 17
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EDITOR ........................................................................................... Dr.
DANIEL W. FRY
asst. editor ........................................................................... kerttu
circulation manager ........................................................... edna
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VOLUME XIV MAY, 1969 NUMBER
Dedicated to the propagation
of a better understanding among all the peoples of the earth, and of those who
are not of earth.
IN OUR EDITORIAL FOR MARCH we composed a somewhat humorous
verse describing the possible side effects of the mass fluoridation of drinking
water. While the verse dealt only with the physical effects that might result
from long continued ingestion of fluoride compounds, the physical hazards are
only one facet of the. problem.
The controversy surrounding the compulsory and
indiscriminate addition of fluoride to public water supplies has raged for
several decades without reaching any clear determination as to its morality or
its legality. In every case where a public proposal has been made to add
fluoride compounds to a municipal -water supply, a furor of argument,
indignation and recrimination has always resulted. In a substantial percentage
of the cases where the proposal has been submitted to the voters, it has been
defeated by a large majority. In the balance of the cases, the vote has either
been in favor of the proposal or close enough so that repeated elections,. accompanied
each time by a strong propaganda barrage from its. proponents, would eventually
succeed in passing the measure. The fact that. the proposal has been passed,
however, does not end the controversy or the indignation.
It seems that, while you may lead a reluctant citizen to
fluoridated water, you just can't make him drink!
In areas where municipal water supplies have been
fluoridated, the sales of bottled (unfluoridated) water have skyrocketed.
Increases of more than 400% in the sales of bottled water have been recorded
within a few weeks of the beginning of fluoridation. This fact makes
fluoridation very popular with bottled water companies and their stockholders.
It is, of course, also popular with several large chemical companies who
produce considerable quantities of fluoride compounds as a byproduct of other
processes. This residue is so poisonous that most state laws prohibit its being
clumped anywhere in the state except in the public drinking water. (A small
part of the fluoride byproducts can be, and are used in the manufacture of flea
powders and rat poisons, but the bulk of the material must be disposed of in
some other way.) If the public can be persuaded to pay for the privilege of
having the residue dumped into its water supplies then the problem of disposal
has been easily and profitably solved.
The most serious objection to mass fluoridation, however,
is the principle involved. If it should become an accomplished fact, it would,
of course, firmly establish the principle of the right of government
to medicate its people. It would not then be long before a dozen other
substances would be prepared, including perhaps tranquillizers for use in areas
where there may be unusual resistance to government policy. It is therefore not
the question of fluoridation itself that is so vital, it is the principle which
it establishes, and the direction in which that principle may lead.
Even under the most democratic of governments, many
freedoms have been lost through the failure of the citizen to exercise his
right of self determination. The mass medication principle threatens not only
the loss of the right of self-determination but perhaps even the loss of
the will and the mental capacity to exercise it.
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"You can see, as you gain an understanding of the
universal laws behind your own being, that you are actually creating the
world in. which you live. The world, therefore, cannot change until you
-Harold Sherman, You Live After Death
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ESP: MAN'S VISTA TO THE HEAVENS
Man, not unlike a flower blossoming to its most perfect
degree of beauty and maturity, reaches the apex of his maturity and power for
but one predetermined instance; then, at the precise moment of peak maturity,
nature's mysterious time-clock decrees death.
Seemingly this is a biological and empirical maxim, and
the only logical interpretation would be to believe that all life is
predetermined. Also, advanced scientific technology reveals that man is
inextricably bound to his physical nature and environment, and, as yet, no
instrument has been perfected sensitive enough to distinguish exactly where
nature and environment leave off and where the physical being of man begins.
However, man can free himself from his physical shackles,
for at the very core of his physical being lies a power and energy that nigh
defies physical definition--a paraphysical power that is not predetermined, a
power that defies time and matter by telepathic thought transference from one
side of the globe to the other instantaneously, a power capable of defying
gravity, as demonstrated in the feats of levitation in brief, a power that
definitely falls outside the realm of physical influence and definition.
Simply, when an individual becomes self-aware and realizes
that he is enslaved by his physical nature and desires to extricate himself
from it, lie can then attain a state of consciousness enabling him to awaken
his dormant extrasensory powers and free himself from his conditioned and
But some may feel that a deliberate attempt to defy a
natural process puts man in contradiction to the fundamental nature of his
being, and, if lie was just physical, this would no doubt be true; but, in
truth, man is a paraphysical being, and an intelligent. effort to free himself
from his lower nature, in order to bring his potential paraphysical nature
under the control of his conscious will, is more natural than remaining
imprisoned by it.
In analogy, it is not an external condition
that cracks the egg when a chicken is hatched. It is, rather, the chicken's
awakening imagination, telling it that it is imprisoned in its shell and urging
it outside into an environment offering a greater range of experience and
Likewise, the sky is a shell to mankind. This is why man
looked at the stars with awe and desire; there seems to be
something drawing him perpetually toward them, and, like the chicken, he will
eventually defy his circumscribing shell and journey even beyond the moon to
the most distant stars in the universe.
There is an ancient adage that says wisdom and
understanding cannot be communicated; the reason being that a person's level of
understanding is in equal proportion to his level of being. If a person is
experiencing life on an appetitional or animal level of consciousness, his
level of understanding will be proportionate, and an attempt to introduce
spiritual or paraphysical ideas would be futile. It would be like trying to
describe to a person on a. one-dimensional conscious plane what existence was
like on a four-dimensional plane.
The preceding is especially flagrant when speaking of ESP
to an individual who has never had an extrasensory experience; he will,
doubtlessly, deny its existence along with denying the authenticity of other
The following quote is from the book The New World of
the Mind, written by Dr. Rhine of Duke University, one of the world's
foremost authorities on ESP:
The failure of psi-extra-sensory
perception-to conform to the space-time relations of physical process is a
confirmed experimental result, but it is often hard to see and hard to say a
new fact. The present conclusion then, is that there is something in the psi-test
results that calls for a type or order of reality beyond that which is
physical-an extra-physical one.
However, it is not my purpose to prove that ESP is or is
not a reality, it is, simply, to remove the cloak of mysticism that has been
shrouding ESP for the past several decades, and identify it as a natural,
rather than an unnatural, phenomenon in the evolutionary progress of man, for
ESP is not mysterious; it is as natural as our ability to see or hear.
A fitting analogy for this is the example of the tadpole:
if one had never seen or heard of the tadpole, he would not have the slightest
notion, when examining it with his limited sensory perceptions, that within the
physiological process was in motion, preparing for its metamorphosis into a
frog, with the added capacity to experience
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life both on land and in water. Likewise, a person who is
receptive only to lower physical influences, will not be receptive to the
paraphysical potential dwelling within himself.
The unalterable process of evolutions is changing from one
form, to another, from one existence to another, from one influence to another.
In fact, man has been in the flux of change since his primordial beginning ;
from the slime and ooze of the amoeba, through thousands of different,
forms-each with a little more range, a little more freedom, to now and modern
mail, who has at the tips of his fingers a dimension of power and energy so
utterly beyond mere. physical comprehension that words can give but a
superficial account of its scope and purpose.
There are as many different, ways to reach a given
destination as there are starting points; therefore, man could extend himself
through the media of scientific technology and astronautics-as he is presently
doing-and no doubt someday reach another planet. Also, with his paraphysical
faculty under the control of his conscious will, he could communicate his
thoughts, or receive thoughts, to or from any point in the universe; or, as
fantastic as it seems, he could explore another planet with his astral body.
But the more desirable would be a combination of both methods; for with both
his astronautic technology and his extrasensory faculty developed to their
highest degree, man would not only be able to journey to extraterrestrial
environs, but he would also have the ability to cope with and survive in them.
-W. Allen Parker
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Discontent with the life he knows, Man forever weaves a
Dream: He envisions a "Heaven upon Earth" with abundance and comfort,
for all, with joy and peace, when wars shall end, but for many the dream stops
there. Yet, should not man ask also-What then can he tolerate life without
change, without challenge, without spiritual transcendence as a hope! Can he
deal with a perpetual holiday?
Henry Winthrop, Professor of Social Science at the University
of South Florida, has written an article, "Human Values in the
Millennium," for the October 1968
"Futurist" magazine. Prof. Winthrop contends that man should ask
"What will or what should be the continuing goals to pursue after the
perfect society has been achieved?" His proposal suggests that man should
attempt "to expand the realm of meaning for himself by removing some of
the ego-based limits upon the enlargement of his consciousness."
Consider the following possibilities offered by Prof.
Winthrop in the light of your own understanding.
1. The Removal of hereditary Restrictions by a
change of man's genes several times in a lifetime.
"By altering," says Winthrop, "at will the
sets of available gene pools many times over the course of an individual's
life, we would be able to expand infinitely those mechanisms for the reception,
organization and assimilation of experience that are known to determine to some
degree both human behavior, sensitivity and the qualities of
2. The Transformation of the Human Nervous System to
enlighting experiences of which men today have not the slightest conception.
Even as psychedelic drugs are today offering a measure of
self transcendence, the future techniques assume "some form of
neurological symbioses by which men will be able to exchange their learning,
their intellectual skills, and their adaptive repertoires ... This will involve
the capacity to produce a neurological template of one another's experience, so
that the transfer of learning will not involve its loss to the donor."
3. The Transfer o f Wisdom from One Man to Another to
garner, not the total experience, but rather the "feeling-tone that
accompanies such experience."
The goal would be "to lay claim to the overtones of
reason, empathy and good will that such experiences has engendered. This
transfer would be basically temporary to enable one to relate another's
experiences to those directly acquired. Prof. Winthrop postulates the
consequences of such transfer could produce saintliness; and the possibilities
of temporary changes in one's personality at will could increase interpersonal
4. The Quest for Immortality, in its
biological context, as a means
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for an extended time period in which to achieve answers to
values and meanings of human life.
This goal presents more problems than advantages,
according to Dr. Winthrop. The reduction of the death rate would involve a
decrease in birth rate for a manageable population. There is, further, a
probable upper limit to the data processing mechanisms of the human organism.
Also, an increase in human knowledge has always resulted in an enlargement of
the areas yet to be explored, and so it is possible that the human researcher
after several centuries of research may weary of his quest for meaning and values.
Interesting as are Dr. Winthrop's proposals something
significant is missing! No mention is made of the Spirit within man, his God
nature, which is capable of infinite expansion and awareness, as evidenced by
those who already have achieved the Christ or Cosmic Conscious level.
These postulates, which propose externally applied changes
in the nature and function of man, ignore completely the inner direction and
growth of divine spirit within man. 'Surely we should contemplate more than
human physical transformations, bio-chemical changes, and the accumulation of
knowledge, per se, to discover the ultimate values and meanings of man-the
spiritual expression of Life itself!
Think upon these matters. The projections of today are the
realities of tomorrow.
(The Futurist -- a Newsletter for Tomorrow's
World, P.O. Box 19285, 20th Street Station, Washington, D.C. 20036)
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Martin Luther King is killed. And suddenly everybody wants
to help Negroes. Suddenly everybody has a conscience. Realistically, now, these
consciences didn't come from the air. It's just that the people who owned them
didn't want to think about them. After all,, when your food is warm and
waiting, why stay up over the T.V. news? And Negroes are front another world,
of another world. Oh, consciences, aroused for the moment. And why not? Now
Negro is a Sacred Word.
But what are Negroes? Basically they're two legged human
beings with two eyes, two ears, a nose, and a mouth, and black skin. Some of
them are lazy, just like some white laborers, some of them are studious, just
like some of the Harvard crowd, some are tall, like some star basketball
players, some are short, like some circus performers. What are Negroes? Mere
people with people hopes and people dreams and people weaknesses and people
Just think if people only acted like people.. and judged
each man on his character not his color. Why, that should already be an
accepted fact in this universe-probing 20th century. Anyway, look at this
choice and have your conscience stir within you:
a) we live side by side like adults
b) we fight with childish ideas that one whole
race-meaning each individual person which happens to include the Al Capones and
the Hitlers-is superior to another race.
If we decide a, these are the alternatives: 1. we merely
achieve peace and a greater America (our culture already has been enriched by
our black brothers. Consider music and jazz.) And if we choose the alternative,
b. we enter a certain civil war with nobody winning, as in most wars.
You and your conscience are to decide and then to act upon
that decision. But please realize this truth-that living side by side is the
only way, if our country is to go on. And if we choose to do this it can't be
as big, kind men at last helping our black brothers. It must be because of the
truth we've recited time and time again since grade school" and liberty
and justice for all." Remember this truth is founded on a simpler one
taught by One Man so long ago. A truth so simple that it has stayed with us for
hundreds of years. The truth in "loving thy neighbor as thyself." And
this means not only Jews or Greeks or Protestants, but all people!
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The insatiable curiosity of man often bears strange
results. A case in point is the story of Cleve Backster who wondered about the
rate of water consumption of plants but discovered instead that plants seemed
to respond to emotional situations.
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Thorn Bacon tells the story in the February-March (1969)
issue of the National Wildlife Magazine, under the title: The Man Who Reads
Nature's Secret Signals."
Cleve Backster is a former interrogation specialist with
the Central Intelligence Agency. He presently operates in New York a school for
the training of law enforcement officers in the use of the polygraph- the lie
detector. He is the consultant for many government agencies in the use of the
One day while watering the plants in his office he was
curious as, to whether or not he could measure the rate at which water rose
from the plant roots to its leaves. This experiment in February 1966 did not
indicate the water absorption rate but the charted reactions of the plant to
the watering seemed similar to records of human subjects "experiencing
an emotional stimulation of short duration."
The question then became: Do plants have emotions? Do they
make strange signals of awareness beyond our own abilities to comprehend?
Intrigued, Cleve Backster was thus led to a series of
experiments which have lasted several years. Tests, in many categories, have
been made under very precise conditions to avoid "all human elements which
might consciously or unconsciously contaminate the results."
Experiments to test plant reactions are made by the use of
electrodes on the plant leaves, creating a circuit which records the changes on
charts. Experiments designed to test "threat" to a plant indicate
that the mere "thought" of a threatening procedure produced a sharp
chart reaction pattern, even if the thinker happened to be miles distant.
Then Cleve Backster wondered, and checked experimentally
what plant reaction would occur from suffering in other forms of life. The
chart evidenced a sharp reaction when a shrimp was, placed into boiling water!
Tests continued with many cell types, amoeba, molds, fruits, human blood, etc.
The results indicate that: "the cells have a sensing capacity and
communication exists," though Backster is reluctant to interpret his
charts in human terms.
A further question to be explored is "Could it, be
that when a life
cell dies it broadcasts a signal to other living
cells?" Implications here are numerous!
In September of 1967 Mr. Backster published an abstract of
his studies which led to serious investigations by scientists at several
American universities, under the Backster Research Foundation of New York City.
Since then he has written his first serious paper on the phenomenon studied. It
is entitled: Evidence of Primary Perception in Plant Life, and is to be
published in the International Journal of Parapsychology.
Metaphysicians have long contended that consciousness
pervades all forms, mineral to man and beyond. Now scientists may verify this
thesis relative to plant life. Further studies should prove revealing and very
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(This article was writers by Alexi Sazonov, Chief of
Central Administration for Production of Documentary and Popular Science Films,
the [U.S.S.R.] Committee for Cinematography. It was sent to us by F. S. G.
Crosby of New Zealand.)
The hundreds of millions of people who fill the motion
picture theatres every day are unaware that the cinema-this inexpensive,
readily accessible and popular art-has another important aspect. The cine
camera is at the same time the microscope and refractor for a researcher who
uses it in the study of infinitely small and immense objects-ranging from the
structure of a chromosome to a meta-galaxy.
At the Bucharest Congress of the International Scientific
Film Association late in 1965 the Soviet delegation showed a film about the
origin of the plasma discharge in a fluorescent torch. The film was made at a
speed of 500 million frames per second. When shown, the physical process was
retarded 500 million times.
Nobody is surprised today at seeing on the screen within
half a minute the growth of a plant, from the first shoot till the time when it
bears ripe fruit. In this case the cine camera has accelerated the passage of
time 600,000 times. In a similar way, taking one shot a week, it is possible to
film the complete life of a person from birth
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to old age and death. The showing of this film would take
less than two minutes.
Thus the cinema can either stop the passage of time, male
it go back or accelerate it without limit. In fact this is the real and tangible
"time machine," not the fantasy of H. G. Wells.
These applications far from exhaust the possibilities of
the cine camera. The stereo-microfilming of cellular organisms and crystals
open up before the researchers the micro-world not in one plane, but in
three dimensions, greatly increasing the depth of investigation. Filming in the
infra-red or in the X-ray spectrums shows things that man could never be able
to see in ordinary circumstances.
Thus the film has become the main, probably the only,
means of scientific penetration of space and time.
Science films are a very important study means for the
secondary and higher schools. The cinema and television may improve greatly the
study process. They may relieve the student of memorizing endless data and help
develop an engineering, mathematical, biological, chemical or other modes of
thinking. The cinema as a study aid has vast opportunities.
The cine camera may look into an internal combustion
engine when a spark occurs in the cylinder. It can show the reproduction of
cells or a chain reaction in an atomic pile. Students will never forget this
type of explanation.
We are developing the technical facilities for the
production of 8 mm study films which will be used at every school as part of
the standard equipment.
This is one of the applications of scientific cinema as a
means of research and education. There is another application which is no less
important-bringing the achievements of science and technology of our and other
countries to hundreds of millions of spectators.
The range of popular science films is infinite-from an art
study of the Tchaikovsky Third International Contest to a popular outline of
Einstein's theory of relativity and the discovery of the 104th element in Mendeleeff's
periodic table of chemical elements.
Every year 37 Soviet film studios produce more than 900
popular science, study and documentary films. All are aimed at enlightening the
Link Quakes to Sun and Moon Stresses
Los Angeles Times, March 7, 1969 by George
combined gravitational pull of the sun and moon exerts tidal forces on earth
that may be strong enough to cause earthquakes, a Caltech geophysicist has
C. H. Dix, professor of Geophysics at Caltech, said the
tidal effects of the sun and moon change the stress being exerted on all parts
of the earth every day. The ground moves up and down about eight inches in
For these changes to cause a quake, the rocks must already
be under enough stress so that the small additional strain is enough to trigger
the movement. Dix said such a pull may have touched off the Tehachapi
earthquake, July 21, 1952, for the sun and the moon were in almost perfect line
with the earth at the time of the main shock on the White Wolf Fault.. Both
were in a position to exert the maximum effect on the Fault, where the
epicenter was located.
Prof. Dix, however, does not think there is a single
triggering mechanism for all earthquakes.
UFO (?) Stops Mail Truck
(Express and News, Kirksville, Mo., taken from Macon
Chronicle-Herald, March 6, 1969)
Bill Overstreet, 50, of Elmer did not put much faith into
UFO stories until yesterday's experience, en route to work. Overstreet, who is
a star route mail carrier, was on his way from Elmer to Atlanta just after
sunrise, about 6:40 AM when he noted a bright light south of him. A man not
given to exaggeration, he described the object as a reddish colored ball about
100 feet in diameter about 50 feet above the ground.
It gave off a light so bright that he pulled down the sun
visor and shielded his eyes with his hands. He heard no noise as he got closer
and decided to investigate by driving under it. As he got closer, a beam of
light that was the width of the object at its origin but only
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about eight feet in diameter in the road, shot down in
front of him. It. was bluish white and gave off intense beat.
When the front of the truck touched the beam, both the
engine and his citizen's band radio abruptly stopped. As the UFO moved ahead of
him both engine and radio came back to life. He again attempted to catch up
with it. but his engine started missing when he got within six feet of the
beam. Overstreet then gave up the chase and watched it move out of sight to the
Overstreet estimates he saw it for about seven or eight
minutes. He is offering no suggestions as to what it was. "I just don't
know. I've never seen anything like it."
Possible Angel Hair
(Courtesy of Gene Duplantier, SSS, 17 Shetland St., Willowdale,
A Ste. Anne, Manitoba district dairy farmer who says a.
large amount of white candy, floss-like material came down from the sky from 3
UFOs is having the material analyzed by scientists at the University of Manitoba.
A sample has also been sent to CAPRO of Tucson, Arizona.
On the same day, September 1S, 1968, a report reached
CAPRO of a UFO landing at Steinbach. The white angel hair was also seen by
others in the neighborhood.
Mr. Marius Magnan of Ste. Anne saw the UFO around 4:05 PM. He saw three grey, football shaped objects flying from north to south. He said
two of the saucers appeared to be connected by a "long white are or loop
three times the length of the objects themselves. The third was separate. They
were as white as steam and appeared frayed near where it was connected to one
of the saucers." The UFOs were flying vertically and were visible for
about 15 seconds before they were out of sight.
After they disappeared Mr. Magnan called his wife outside
and then it was noticed the strange material floating down and hanging from
power lines, trees and fences. Mr. Magnan and his son gathered some of the
material but by the next day most of it had disintegrated.
Mr. Duplantier sent us a later bulletin that stated the
material was analyzed through the University of Manitoba. Analysis indicated
the substance was a cellulose, actually a manufactured
rayon fiber coated with a gummy material. Various government.
departments were checked to determine what "earthly" use this. might
have. None of the people were familiar with it, and this. dispelled one theory
that it is used for crop protection.
Find Tools From B. C.
(Medford Mail Tribune, Medford Ore,, Feb. 24,
KATMANDU, Nepal (UPI)-Archeologists Saturday reported the
discovery in southern Nepal of hand axes, cleavers, choppers and scrapers
dating from about 00,000 years before the birth of Christ.
New Zealand UFO Report
(New Zealand Herald, Jan. 17, 1969)
Press Assn., Palmerston Nth.-Two Palmerston North men
recently watched a noiseless cigar-shaped object with bright white lights at
each end hover over a paddock near the city.
The men, who do not wish to be identified, but who are
trained observers, said that the UFO hovered no more than 100 yards off the
ground for up to 10 seconds before moving away toward the Tararua Ranges.
The front light was as bright as a searchlight and the
rear light was slightly dimmer.
It seemed to be about 30 feet. long and he was satisfied
it was not an aeroplane.
The object was last seen heading north over the ranges.
About 20 minutes later the men saw another intensely bright light
"flitting from the top to the bottom of the Ranges."
They watched it. for about five minutes when it suddenly
Ohakea air base reported that its weather balloons were
not sent up before 5 a.m. and that radar had not picked up anything at. the
time of the sightings, from 4:20 a.m. to 4:40 a.m.
There has been a spate of New Zealand sightings during the
(La Razon, Buenas Aires, Argentina, S, A., Feb.
NEW YORK-Two American scientists, in collaboration with
specialists from the University of Sao Paulo, think they have found
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conclusive geological proof that South America and Africa
were united about one hundred million years ago. In an article published in
"Science," Gilles O. Allard, Professor at the Geological Department
of the University of Georgia, and Vernon J. Hurst, titular of that department,
affirm that the data gathered in the deep valley of Sergipe, Brazil, and that
of Gabon, Africa, prove the unity of both continents, and corroborate the
earlier proven similarities between two Brazilian regions-Recife and Patos-and
two African ones in the region of the Bay of Camerun. The scientists say that a
formation 350 km in depth of the protruding coast line of Brazil is of the same
geological composition as the "entrance" of the Atlantic coastline of
Africa. The similarity begins in the Jurassic period, 180 million years ago,
and continues until the mid-Cretaceous, 80 million years later.
(Daily Courier, Grants Pass, Or., Nov. 6.
1969-by David Haskell)
BOSTON (LTPI)-More choice than chance will be involved in
heart transplants by the early 1970s.
That's the opinion of Dr. Charles E. Huggins of the Massachusetts
General Hospital, who believes his research will eliminate many of the
problems heart transplant operations now face.
Huggins, a pioneer researcher in the freezing of human
tissues, said in an interview his staff is only three to five years away from
developing a practical method of freezing and preserving human hearts for later
The freezing of the human heart without damage to the
organ, he said, will lead to heart banks around the world, giving surgeons more
of a choice than they now have.
The inability to preserve hearts will be a serious
drawback if the transplants become much more common, said Huggins, who is
president of the Society of Cryobiology, low temperature biology.
"Having a ready supply of preserved hearts would
brighten the chances of finding a good match between donor and recipient,"
the doctor said, adding that it also lessens the likelihood of nature rejecting
the donated organ.
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Quarrels are not a matter of who is right, but what
This is written to let you know the startling news of they
Church of England. Perhaps you already know, but if not, you will be interested.
I have copied parts of the article in the March 1st. "Psychic News"
last week. Its press headquarters have issued has happened.
"An amazing move by the Church of England was
discovered by "Psychic News" last week. Its press headquarters have
issued nation-wide information to clerics and parishioners that convincing
proofs of other plane's reality is readily available to those with open minds "
and urged psychic investigation! Also recommended were books on spirit return
through medium ship.
"The bulletin is headed: Extracts from Notes for
Parish Magazine, issued February 1968. The bulletin from which we quote is
titled, Spiritualism -- the Christian View...
"The nation's Anglicans are told: Spiritualism and
the supernatural have always been branded the province of a lunatic fringe,
perhaps because the unknown tends to breed distrust. But convincing proof of
the existence of other planes is readily available to those with open minds.
"In what is perhaps one of the most significant
statements ever made by Anglicans about spiritualism, the bulletin adds:
Christians are fortunate in having the Fellowship's (the Church's Fellowship
for Psychical and Spiritual Studies) expert knowledge available to them. The
impressive range of books and pamphlets which it publishes make a valuable
contribution to our understanding of the subject....
The report said, "It is legitimate for Christians who
are scientifically qualified to make these matters a subject of scientific
inquiry. . . it is, in our opinion, important that representatives of the
Church should keep in touch with groups of intelligent. persons who believe in
Spiritualism.. . . "
I could send you a copy of the full story, but I expect
for your own use it would be best for you to get a copy- direct from
"Psychic News" (London).
G. W. Sainsbury, Mangawhai,
N. Z., Mar. 8
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A correspondent in Buenos Aires, Argentina, has received
permission from the authors-Manuel Saenz and Willy Wolf-to translate for us
excerpts from their book Los Sin Nombre, (The Nameless).
The book is published in Chile. It records UFO sightings,
deals with ancient monuments, the famous drawings found in the Sahara, .and
with our planetary system, all related to UFOs.
Excerpts on Population growth and its implications follow:
"According to the English astronomer, Fred Hoyle, if
the number of births exceeds that of deaths, the population will increase
according to the law of mathematics. The solution for a super-civilization,
that is capable of lengthening the span of life, is therefore drastic and
unique: it is birth control. On Earth this problem will be dramatic.
"Within approximately five thousand years, the total
mass of mankind will be greater than that of all the planets, stars and
galaxies visible through the 508 cm. telescope at Palomar. Of course, much
earlier, the collapse will have taken place, either through atomic suicide of
man or simply through the incapacity of our planet to feed the human
species.... The Earth could feed 220 thousand million inhabitants, if all the
resources of the biosphere were exploited to the maximum. But the capacity to
house such a colossal mass of people would be exhausted much earlier."
"In 1798 the English Economist, Thomas R. Malthus,
pointed out that the population increased in a geometrical way, and food in an
arithmetical progression. This doctrine later was called 'Malthusianism.' The
demographic explosion has been verified.
"It has been estimated that the world population ten
thousand years before Christ fluctuated around three million inhabitants. About
two thousand years were necessary to surpass that number. Today the population
is over three thousand million, and it is doubling every 35 years. In the year
2000 the population will be between six and eight billion.
"The history of man could turn into a tale of
inhumanity, a world whose inhabitants die of inanition. Fred Hoyle foresees
end. Our future society will collapse owing to tremendous
complexity of its organizations, rather than of hunger.
"However, the great English philosopher of history,
Arnold Toynbee, says that although sixteen civilizations have died on Earth,
The great predicted era has arrived, the great order of the ages has been
reborn. The Golden Age is returning, already a new race is being sent from the
heavens! The theory of the new race that is being sent is that mentioned by the
German Von Hoerner. If we succeed in getting in touch with another world, we
shall see the possibility of our survival increase through the information and
rules which we shall receive in order to avoid the collapse."
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Compassion and Compulsion
Kansas City (Mo.) Star, April 17, 1966
The man of the future has sometimes been pictured with a
huge head and puny body, a creature which has replaced muscle power with brain
power; in a push-button world, who needs a strong physique?
Presumably the heart is smaller, too, since the demands on
it are less. That is what this discussion is about: Heart, though in the
figurative rather than literal sense. For one sometimes wonder what present-day
trends will do to human compassion and concern for others that is called heart.
The roles once filled by volunteer efforts are
supplemented these days by government and foundations. The Peace Corps appears
where once missionaries of the churches were the sole dependence in personal
humanitarian work abroad. Foreign aid feeds the starving where in the past
volunteer organizations undertook the whole task. At home, charity-financed
medical care for the indigent is being supplanted by tax-supported help. The
poverty war and the domestic Peace Corps and other agencies are giving to the
poor who once depended wholly on their neighbors.
In a vast and closely knit world of many needs, these
trends may be necessary. Certainly the objectives are worthy. And so far
individual voluntary participation in these fields is a major part of the total
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The important thing is to keep the spirit of individual
action alive; a man who is his brother's keeper by remote control is scarcely a
brother. That man of the future who is all brain and no heart is not an
attractive picture. And his development could be hastened if we ever completely
substitute compulsion for compassion, taxation for charity in meeting the needs
of less fortunate human beings.
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World-Wide Friends Club
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