For August, 1966
VISIT TO A SMALL PLANETARIUM ....................................................................... 2
A BRIDGE FOR ESP ...................................................................................................... 3
LUNA-FIRST LEAP INTO SPACE .............................................................................. 5
THE GREAT PROBLEM ............................................................................................... 7
THE UFO IN JAPAN ....................................................................................................... 8
world report ........................................................................................................... 9
MUSIC OF THE SPHERES .......................................................................................... 11
STEPS-TOWARD MAKING A CHANGE .................................................................... 13
book reviews ............................................................................................................ 14
Poet’s corner .......................................................................................................... 15
UNDERSTANDING ........................................................................................................ 16
bulletin board ........................................................................................................ 16
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EDITOR ........................................................................................... Dr.
DANIEL W. FRY
asst. editor ........................................................................... kerttu
circulation manager ........................................................... edna
staff artist ................................................................................... gus
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Dedicated to the propagation
of a better understanding among all the peoples of the earth, and of those who
are not of earth.
On Sunday, July 10th., your editor paid a very interesting
visit to a small new planetarium in Reno, Nevada.
This facility, known as The Charles and Henrietta
Fleischman Atmospherium and Planetarium, is somewhat unique in design and
construction, there being no flat surfaces in any part of the walls roof or
ceiling. All exterior surfaces are continuously curved and recurved. Both the
architecture and the setting are very attractive and intriguing to the
More unique than the architecture or the setting however
is the nature of the programs which are being presented to the public. Several
times each day the staff offers a program which deals entirely with the subject
of Unidentified Flying Objects. This fact in itself is not so strange; such
programs have been presented before, but the remarkable aspect is the
completely objective manner in which the subject is presented.
The program is well conceived and excellently carried out.
It begins with frank admission that the subject. of
U.F.O.'s is one which is of considerable interest to the astronomer, but that
the amount of specific data which is presently available to the astronomer,
is not yet sufficient to warrant any firm conclusions as
to the nature or the origin of the objects.
The projector of the Planetarium is used to illustrate
some of the atmospheric and astronomical phenomena which may startle and puzzle
the untrained observer, but it is candidly admitted that these phenomena cannot
possibly explain all of the reported sightings of U.F.O.'s.
The great statistical probability of extraterrestrial life
and intelligence existing somewhere in the galaxy is plainly pointed out, and
the equal probability that sooner or later, some of this life will come to
visit us if we do not first go to visit them.
The only conclusion drawn from the presentation is that we
must continue to watch and wait with open eyes to collect the data, and with
open minds to reach logical conclusions concerning the data which we observe.
The fact that such an open, unbiased and straightforward
program can be, and is being, presented to the public, is a most encouraging
sign of the approaching maturity of both the scientific and the lay mind on the
subject of Unidentified Flying Objects.
We can even dare to hope that in the not too distant
future, some of them may be identified!!
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Instead of proving Extra Sensory Perception scientifically
it may be that science will have to expand to include the principle of ESP.
Indications are that ESP operates in a vibratory field where cause does not
necessarily produce effect as it does in the material world.
Many of us in metaphysical experiences jump the stream
that separates the material and psychic worlds and realize that the bridge
across the stream must he completed in order for man to experience full
Dr. J. B. Rhine and his associates have been conducting
experiments in ESP at Duke university for over 20 years. Upton Sinclair years
ago wrote a book "Mental Radio" reporting successful mental telepathy
experiments he and his wife conducted. Not uncommonly in everyday experience
the man in the street sloughs off precognition or mental telepathy experiences
as coincidence or superstition,
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closing his mind to the possibility that the psyche
operates outside the time realm.
Many who have lived in near isolation with a pet animal
realize that mental telepathy may well be an animal attribute that man has
disregarded in the increased use of his conscious volition.
I found that in a passive receptive mental state I knew
which kind of food my cat expected to be served, and that lie could receive
orders without speech.
Dr. Rhine's experiments in mental telepathy prove that
mental telepathy operates without regard to distance. They also prove that
precognition operates without regard to time or distance. Mental telepathy has
until lately been regarded as the travel of thought from one mind to another.
The Universal Mind Theory claim that mind permeates all
matter and that matter is a condensation of the Universal Mind of which all
individual minds are conductors. When proven, this theory will substantiate
that both participating minds in a mental telepathy experiment attune to a rate
of vibration which allows the transference of thought to take place.
I believe that precognition, mental telepathy and
telekinesis are divisional manifestations of ESP operating at a vibration rate
that doses not respect time, the tool used within the material world to mark
change. In each of these manifestations, the consciousness of man permeates
those realms which operate outside the materiel world, including the changeless
realm of eternity where cause and effect are one. Thus, effect appears to
precede cause, when in fact, there is no precedence. It is in reality, a
piercing by the consciousness of the eternal at what we perceive as a point in
This means that there is nothing magic nor superstitious
in the manifestation of ESP, but that we are experiencing the results of
phenomena the rules of which are yet to be proven. It is likely that in the
final tracking down of the source, mankind will find proof of ESP by his
recognition of an additional dimension closely related to a combination of what
we call duality plus goodness. This step will bring us close to full
realization of the Infinite Power and of ourselves.
My interest in ESP came in my search for an answer to the
dilemma of many unexplained experiences. In analyzing these experiences,
I find that I am in a mental state of receptiveness,
similar to a mood of meditation. Active mental aggressive forces are
temporarily suspended along with any consciousness of strong will. It is an
attunement to nature.
Because of the many ESP experiences l have had through
tile years, I have come to the conclusion that our materialistic. approach to
the phenomena of ESP has stood in the way of our understanding of it. Only now,
as it emerges from the realm of superstition into which we have pushed it, can
we hope for greater insight and understanding of its possibilities for mar's
good. A part of man's consciousness operates beyond tile time world. Only in
the exercise of this part of his consciousness call he be fully self-realized.
After accompanying me in piercing the borderland, are you
will in to respect whatever insights you may have into this fascinating realm
and help to build the bridge needed to assure man's fulfillment through the
understanding of his mind's manifestation via ESP!
- Helen G. Kubitzki
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Sometime in this century, probably within a few years, men
of earth, either American or Russian (or both) will set foot on the surface of
another world-our moon!
What will they find there? A dead cinder, "the
bleached bones of a world," as one astronomer expressed it? Very likely,
judging from most of the observations of its surface made from our distance of some
However, there is just a chance that there will be some
surprises. No one can know for sure, but there have been vague indications that
the moon may yet prove a storehouse of useful information.
For one thing, no one knows exactly how Luna originated.
There are several theories-and each could change what we are likely to find
there. For instance, Luna could have developed in the same way as our own
planet. At least two theories are current regarding the formation of the earth.
The first, and best known, of these is that our globe (and
the other worlds in the solar system) was thrown off from our sun as a hot,
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glowing mass which eventually condensed into a globe with
a solid crust and an atmosphere of gas surrounding it. Fitting the noon into this very simplified picture of tile creative process would give us a world very
much like Luna is now expected to be. Because the moon is a much smaller (not
necessarily- older) globe than earth it would have cooled much more quickly. For
this reason, also, its escape velocity- (speed necessary for an object to
escape from a planet's surface) is much less than earth's. Because of these
factors any atmosphere Luna once possessed has long since escaped into space,
including most, if not all, of any secondary atmosphere (gases escaping from
the globe's interior after it cooled), resulting in a completely dead world
without atmosphere, without sound, probably without life of any kind. The word
probably is inserted for a definite reason. If Lima managed to hang onto her
water and air long enough, life could have developed and remnants
of it could be there now, in deep craters or sealed cave. Beneath tile surface.
The low gravity, unfortunately, makes the chances of this small.
Now let us assume that another theory of creation (which,
incidentally, is becoming more and more accepted) is correct. This concept
supposes that tile sun, planets and smaller bodies were formed from one huge
mass of gas and matter-a tremendous cloud of cold particles which split up,
condensed and formed globes. Most of the matter condensed into our suit, but
smaller clouds formed into planets and satellites. All heat developed after the
condensation from the radioactive matter imprisoned under tile crust. In the
case of the sun, because of its tremendous mass, an atomic furnace was created
but the planets and satellites merely developed hot cores. For the prospects of
life on Luna this picture is a bit brighter. Presuming she developed an
atmosphere (or was formed with one), she could have retained it for a longer
period, because the molecules of gas move slower at lower temperatures.
However, the current theory for the beginnings of life require a concentration
of light gases (which move faster) and a degree of warmth. So it still seems
unlikely that life could have developed-unlikely, but not impossible.
One interesting point in this theory is that the
condensation and build-up process is presumed to be continuing in the form of
captured gas and matter from space. Perhaps some day, billions of
years from now, Luna may (if not destroyed by collision
with the earth) attain a mass great enough to hold an atmosphere ...
A third thesis to explain the formation of the moon is
that it was somehow torn from what is now the bed of the Pacific Ocean. If so,
it could, provided the cataclysm occurred after life-forms had developed here,
contain evidences of life similar to our own and go a long way toward solving
many perplexing problems. Also, such life could have gone underground when the
atmosphere thinned and still be there! It is even possible some forms could
have adapted to surface conditions. We are not at all sure of the extent, if
any, of the moon's present atmosphere at ground level. Some of the craters are
very deep and could contain a greater concentration of gases. In fact,
Pickering, a famous astronomer of the early part of this century, was quite
positive that he had seen color changes moving across the bottom of one of the
craters and attributed it to the mass migration of some form of insect.
The fourth possibility of Luna's origin is perhaps the
most interesting of all. Here we have the hypothesis that our moon was not
formed simultaneously with the earth-that in actuality it is a captured world,
perhaps a planet in its own right which strayed too close to the earth and was
forced into an orbit.
In this event, any number of fascinating probabilities
exist. It could have formed in a colder zone which permitted the existence of
an atmosphere for a longer period-an atmosphere which may have been stripped
from it by its close approach to earth. It could even have been (if, indeed,
they were formed that way) one of the globes involved in the collision which
formed the asteroids-and at that time have been much larger. Even the concept
that it came as an interloper from outer space, perhaps from another solar
system, is not beyond the bounds of possibility. In this event., who knows what
traces of fantastic life-forms-even the living creatures themselves-we may find.
Our landing on the moon will certainly prove to be one of
the most exciting events in the entire history of mankind. It may also prove to
be one of the most surprising!
- Bill Crawford
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Kindliness antedates psychiatry by hundreds of years;
its antiquity should not lessen your opinion of its usefulness.
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(A continuation of the analysis of the relationships
between the three sciences-physical, social and spiritual.)
One of the principal reasons for the relatively slow-
progress of the social and spiritual sciences is that there has never been a
large scale effort to determine and to record the area of general agreement in
either of these two sciences. Consequently, they have largely lost their status
as sciences, and are now generally considered only as arts. The theories and
the postulates of the leaders are accepted by their particular group of
followers because of the aesthetic or the emotional appeal of the postulate
rather than because of its proven validity.
The determination and the recording of the area of general
agreement in the physical science was undertaken many years ago and has been
diligently pursued ever since. The unity created by this body of mutual
agreement is one of the greatest factors in the. rapid development of the
Today the world traveler can purchase a text book of
physics in Moscow, another in Pled China, in India, Cuba, or even in North Viet
Nam. If he compares each of these text hooks with those written and published
in the United States he will discover that in each of them there are a number
of definite and precisely stated rules and laws which are accepted by
physicists the world over, regardless of their race, creed or color, or of
their political or economic beliefs. This area of general agreement forms a
platform from which successful expeditions into the unknown can be launched,
although such expeditions inevitably result in some disagreement among those
Two or more scientists may develop completely different
theories to account for the same phenomena, but since they are working from the
same platform, precise tests can be formulated for the purpose of demonstrating
the relative merits of the various theories. Be-cause the scientists have all
accepted, in advance, the rules upon which the tests are based, they are all
equally bound by the results of the tests, and must accept the theory which
proves to have the
greatest merit; at least until a better theory or better
tests have been devised.
There has never been a war which resulted from
disagreement in the physical science, although the science is utilized to the
utmost in the prosecution of wars which result from disagreement in the social
or spiritual sciences.
The formulation of the area of mutual agreement in these
two sciences will not be an easy task. It will require the cooperation of large
numbers of highly trained and well educated persons from all Darts of the
earth. It will be a somewhat expensive task since it requires the gathering
together of those who undertake it, and it may require a year or more to
complete, even its preliminary form. It is, however, a task which must
be accomplished in the relatively near future if this civilization is to
In our next. issue we will discuss the methods which might
he used to determine and record the area of mutual agreement in the social
--Daniel W. Fry
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(This article appeared in The Japan Times, an English
newspaper, December 28, 1965, in the "Readers Exchange" column by
Jean Pearce. )
"CBA International has been in existence some nine
years in Japan, but few are familiar with its activities. There are three main
divisions, one for scientific research, one for emergency defense and one
galled the International Sky Scouts. Their business Investigating reported and
rumored flying saucer activities. "This is in answer to a question from a
reader who is interested in learning of such activities in Japan. He is in the
right country. Japan may well be the world's most active country in this
field... "Active indeed is the International Sky Scout organization,
claiming many world famous members in science and space flight fields. The
junior group in Japan has more than 5,000 Members... They hold sky watch
meetings, exhibitions to inform schoolmates of their activities, and field
surveys of ancient sites where space visitors might have landed in the past.
Long range plans call for preparations
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for the day when interplanet communications will be
"Saucer enthusiasts will want to visit Haiopira in Hokkaido.
Ancient Ainu legends have been interpreted by saucer scholars into a
fascinating recounting of visitors from outer space who arrived by shining
space ship and taught agricultural methods to the inhabitants. To commemorate
the occasion, a park is being constructed on file site by CBA (Cosmic
Brotherhood Assn.) International. Last June 24, when the 18th International
Flying Saucer Day- was held there, enthusiasts reported the sighting of
hundreds of flying saucers and mother-ships, and have the photos to prove
it.... The visitors show up each year on the anniversary of their ancient
"Kyushu has its stories of ancient flying saucers,
too. Near Kumamoto, on August I by the old lunar calendar, there appears a
remarkable and l mysterious fire which consists of hundreds of orange lights.
The phenomenon has been occurring for 1000 years or so which eliminates the
common explanation of fishing boat lights. Saucer supporters propose that this Shiranui,
or unknown fire, is part of a great space matsuri, celebrating the landing of
space people in ancient times. It is even suggested that the pre-Ainu language,
which many scholars credit with the origin of names relating to nature, may
actually have coma from some presently unknown space language.
"Tombs in Kyusha, according to CBA officials, support
their view. Unusual circular markings in bright colors decorate these tombs.
Such markings are not found elsewhere, nor can they be readily identified with
other drawings. The colors are the same as the space ships sighted during the
celestial matsuri. And they are shaped like saucers.
"Then there is the fascinating suggestion that the Jomon
pottery figures in their strangely modern outfits actually are models of early
"If this seams far out to you, there is a practical
aspect to the organization's work An Emergency Defense Division is trained to
assist during critical or dangerous times. Training proved effective in 1962
when special squads were sent to Fukui Prefecture to assist with reconstruction
following a damaging snow storm."
Curious? Want more Information? Write CBA International,
Naka P.O. Box 12, Yokohama, Japan.
Fire Ball Study
(Medford Mail Tribune, June 13, 1966, by Joseph
(UPI) - Two Westinghouse scientists have developed a theory which they say
explains the frightful Kugelblitz.
Kugelblitz is ball lightning, and reports of its scary
antics from time to time have, indeed, sounded a bit imaginative.
But, although rare, ball lightning may well exist,
according to Drs. M. A. Uman and C. W. Helstrom of the Westinghouse Research
Laboratories, Pittsburgh. With the help of an electronic computer, Uman and Helstrom
have shown mathematically that natural forces can produce ball lightning. A
report on their work, supported in part by the Office of Naval Research, was
published in a recent issue of the Journal of Geophysical Research.
By comparing how science says ball lightning could perform
with eyewitness accounts of how it assertedly has performed, it may be possible
to determine what is folklore and what is fact.
Kugelblitz apparently is caused by the same general
conditions which generate the jagged and brilliant lightning strokes familiar
to everybody. But there is little resemblance between the two manifestations.
Ball lightning usually appears, says Westinghouse, as a
round moving or hovering blob or glob of light about the size of an orange or
small grapefruit. It can be any color. It may last a few seconds or several
minutes. It goes away "sometimes quietly, sometimes with a loud
People have said they saw ball lightning hopping along
fences, perching on telephone wires, floating inside airplanes, drifting
The Westinghouse scientists describe ball lightning as an
incandescent region of air leaving a high electrical conductivity through which
direct electrical currents funnel between storm clouds and the ground.
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Their calculations indicate that the inner temperature of
the ball may range from 6,300 to 10,800 degrees Fahrenheit and that current
strength may run from tenths of an ampere to hundreds of amperes. Their theory
says a lightning ball of 9,000-degree temperature and eight-inch diameter
should be about as bright as a 1,000-watt light bulb.
Such a hall, depending on its shape, may hang stationary
in space or move about. It may go away- quietly or blow up with a bang,
depending on whether the currents through it gradually fade or are suddenly
shut. off or increased.
The conditions which produce ball lightning are special
and do not occur often. Just the right amount of air has to be heated by just
the right sort of lightning stroke at just the right moment when electrical
conditions are just so.
Antigravity Possible, Not Probable
LOS ANGELES (AP April 15, 1966)-Folks who dote on flying
saucers and believe the unidentified objects hurry around the sky using
antigravity may have something, in theory, says a scientist who doesn't. believe
in flying saucers.
"If there are flying saucers which I doubt, and if
they are manned by living beings, which I also doubt," said Dr. Robert L.
Forward, ``then the only force that could explain the movements of the saucers
would be antigravity."
By antigravity, scientists mean that a flying body would
have its own gravitational field and be immune to the earth's gravitational
pull. Thus people, or anything else inside a flying saucer, could travel safely
without being subject to enormous stress, inside the saucer's field.
"Without antigravity," Dr. Forward said,
"the beings inside the saucers would be crushed-if the saucers accelerate
and turn as reports indicate."
Dr. Forward, a member of the technical staff' at the
Hughes Aircraft Co. research division at nearby Malibu, said, however, that
practical use of antigravity seems to be a long way off-- perhaps centuries.
"We have a pretty good idea of how to build such
antigravity machines, but the great amounts of matter and energy involved would
make it very difficult," he said.
"Unless there are major breakthroughs in both
theories and materials, a practical antigravity device is a long way from
realization. I believe, however, that within Einstein's theory of gravity we
will find antigravity possible."
Medicine for Radiation
(Grants Pass Courier, April 4, 1966)
CORVALLIS (AP)-The Oregon Daily Barometer reports that the
National Aeronautics and Space Administration recently had representatives on
Campus examining a medicine being developed by Oregon Mate University
scientists. The medicine, scientists said, may enable humans to withstand
otherwise damaging amounts of radiation.
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The February 1966 issue of "Good Business," a
Unity publication. featured a lengthy article by Donald Hatch Andrews,
Professor of Chemistry, entitled: The New Unity of Science and Religion.
We can share with you only some of the highlights of the
interesting data and conclusions presented by Professor Andrews.
To substantiate his thesis that "the universe is
built not of matter but of music," Prof. Andrews first considers the atom.
He points out that the atom is so minute that the human body consists of about
five octillion atoms-this is the digit 5 followed by 27 zeros! To make this
number comprehensible to the minds of his students, he offers the following
Using dried peas to represent atoms he finds that 100 of them
fill a bottle one cubic inch in volume. He then calculates that a million peas
would fill a refrigerator; a billion would fill his home; a trillion would fill
all the homes of a small town; and a quadrillion would fill all the buildings
of a major city like Chicago. he then changes his unit of measurement, using
larger areas, as states, covered with a layer of dried peas to a depth of four
feet. Still short of required area on planet earth, he covers 250 similar
planets with four feet deep, and uses only a septillion peas.
''Finally, we have to go into the farthest reaches of the Milky
Way, collect 1,250,000 planets, each the size of earth, cover each of these i
with peas to a depth of four feet-and then, at last we have
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five octillion peas (corresponding to the number of atoms
in your body.) So you see how small an atom is and how complicated you
In the article, Professor Andrews next explores the inside
of the atom, as it was known to scientists in 1920. If the human body were to
be extended to a length of over 151 million miles, an atom of calcium would be
as big as a balloon one hundred Yards in diameter. The 20 electrons, negatively
charged luminous spheres, within this balloon would then be the size of
basketballs, revolving in elliptical orbits, as do the planets about the sun.
The sun of the atom, positively charged, is the nucleus, which contains nearly
all tlie mass of the atom and its atomic energy, yet, on this scale would be
only the size of the head of a pin!
"You may wonder," he says, "what else there
is inside the atom and the answer is, `Nothing.' Nothing but empty space, just
these few electronic basketballs revolving around this pin head nucleus and all
the rest a vacuum; and since you are made of atoms, you are nothing much but
empty space, too."
From such an analysis of the atom, science developed its
mechanistic theory of life, based upon the laws of cause and effect and the law
that "the whole is equal to the sum of its parts." This theory offers
no room for human values, moral principles, or the existence of a soul."
In 1920 new discoveries reversed the direction of
scientific thinking. This change Professor Andrews explains with the use of
"more powerful glasses" and a "magic hearing aid."
"Now, instead of major and minor chords. . . there are quarter tones, and
eight-tones see a vast shimmering sphere of light. . . with waves and ripples.
We time up the hearing aid and suddenly we pear music. There are major and
minor chords/ . . there are quarter tones, and eighth-tones and beyond these
are much finer intervals. .. . "
Although not all scientists agree that such waves and
tones exist they admit that the atoms behave as if these waves did exist.
"So it is in terms of `music' that we leave to
interpret the behavior of atoms today. Consequently, the argument is valid that
atoms are made of music., that we are made of music, and the whole universe is
essentially music." This then leads to a new philosophy
in which, as in music, the whole is more than the suns of
the parts. . . ."
"Thus, within your own private universe, your own
body, there is this symphony of the whole, this mysterious unity of the spirit
that links all your atoms together, that somehow dominates and controls their
motions so that you have a coherent pattern of living. This is itself an almost
unbelievable miracle... but this same miracle is mirrored in the universe as a
Studies in cosmology indicate that in proportion to the
size of the total universe the atom is to man as man is to the universe.
"In other words, in ratio, man stands about midway between the very
largest and the very smallest sizes we recognize as significant in the
With much omitted, we conclude our summary of Professor
Andrew's thesis with his statement that
"We know that human life exists, that there is this
unifying essence within every living human being that somehow ties together
these octillion atoms that make up the human body-this spirit or soul that is
the significant essence of life.... Is it any greater . miracle, then, that. just
as the body has a soul, the universe has a soul-A Spirit that embraces the
whole in unity, but by that very same unity touches every part'? In these terms
we can understand how there can be a Creator of the universe who holds in His
hands the farthest readies of the stars while He stands close beside each one
of us, a loving Father ready to strengthen and sustain us if we turn to
(If you are interested in reading the entire article
please write to Unity School of Christianity, Lee's Summit., Mo. 64063. The
price is 20 cents.)
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To Kit Colvin for having inadvertently omitted her
name from the article; "From the Unknown," Published in the June 1966
issue of Understanding.
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It is better to speak of the positive aspect of life than
to dwell upon the negative or darker side, but it seems advisable to give the
latter some consideration if we are interested in eliminating the undesirable.
Since we instinctively resist and disagree more often than
we accept and agree with people and situations, we should give our attention to
this unpleasant aspect of our nature. Being unaware, perhaps, of the adverse
physical condition; brought on by resentment and critical thoughts, we permit
them to control our thinking far too frequently.
On occasion sudden headaches and nausea are brought upon
us by negative thinking, as well as other more serious illnesses. It is now
believed that many of our current diseases are the result of attitudes of
resentment, anger, dislike or hatred. If there is the remotest possibility that
this is true, we should take every possible precaution against permitting our
thoughts and emotions to follow such patterns of negation.
Who has not heard someone say in disgust, "He makes
me sick!," not realizing that. sickness is experienced when such reactions
of repulsion are expressed. How often we are critical - do not hesitate to
condemn others for words and actions of which we disapprove because we fail to
realize the damage we do ourselves by such attitudes!
To change this behavior pattern in ourselves will
necessitate a very close watch over our thoughts and reactions until we have
established a new set of habits. Everything is learning, practice and habit.
We know it is possible to become more tolerant and patient
with our family and associates, bearing with their faults and weaknesses, as
with our own, if we truly desire to be kind and understanding under all
circumstances. It is helpful also to be more honest. and humble with ourselves,
since self-deception, is a fault common to each of us.
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(Brinsley Le Poer Trench Neville Spearman, Ltd., 112
Whitfield S t. London W 1,$4.00)
Brinsley Le Poer Trench, (author of The Sky People
and Men Among Mankind) in Forgotten Heritage examines some of the
most significant and long-lived ideas of humanity concerning its own origins.
In the first eleven chapters the author presents an
objective and realistic background of the origins and evolutions of the
religions of the world since antiquity. The remainder of the book considers
man's ancient concepts as to his origin and entry into what is termed the
According to the most ancient teachings the number of
universes is four, inhabited by beings identified as Cosmic Man, The Sons of God,
the Sons of Man and the Children of Earth. Within the four, there are those who
are equally at home? within any one of the dimensions, and no doubt the great
Teachers who have come to us have been "Sons of God" or from the
universe of Cosmic Man.
Anyone eager to expand his horizons will obtain a
startling view Of the possibilities of the universal whole; will more fully
understand our position in the chemical universe as well as the esoteric
intangibles we sense as part of our being.
As the author states, "Our own divine heritage is not
local, or universal, but Cosmic, and definitely not of one small world."
:l book to expand the mind, stir the senses, and perhaps bring remembrance to
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My Brother's Keeper
If I'm to be my brother's
keeper, as the good Book says I must,
Do I have the right to
side-step those who grovel in the dust?
May I pick and choose my
brothers because they appeal to me,
And ignore those who have need
of me? Is brotherhood that free?
Because I was born Caucasian,
must my brother be one too?
Am I so small in mind and soul
I have no room for you
Because your skin's a
different color, your faith unknown to me?
Have I the right to spurn you
because of what I see?
Is not. true brotherhood a
meeting of the inner souls of men?
If he's white or black or
yellow, would it make a difference when
I meet him in infinity, where
only love is borne,
And his beauty is released
from the shell which it has worn?
When I have no earthly body to
guide me in my choice,
Just the shining soul God gave
him; the love-lilt in his voice;
Will I not be happy in
remembering that I knew and understood,
And ignored his mortal origin
and shared my brotherhood?
-M. M. Corley
(From Understanding, Aug.-Sept., 1956)
Everyone is called upon to adjust, himself to certain
persons and situations, for there are many differences of viewpoint, of aspiration,
of taste, of disposition. In our home, at our work, wherever we may find ourself,
we can adjust ourself happily to our world. The secret of such adjustment is to
learn to look beyond the things that seem difficult to approve of or understand
to the good that is surely present.
When we approach an experience with love and understanding
we move through it poised and content, we contribute something substantial and
helpful to it, and we gain understanding and wisdom from it.
The practice of looking for something good in every person
and in every situation creates a flexibility of mind and openness of heart that
enables us to make adjustments without resistance or struggle; that inspires us
to minimize the failings or shortcomings of others; that helps us to keep faith
in the divine idea that underlies. all.
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Change of Address
Unit Presidents please note that the new address of the
Understanding Organizational Chairman, Mrs. Esther Stilgebouer, is now: P.O.
Box 626, Morongo Valley, Calif. 92256.
AUGUST, 1966 19
The new address of C. R. Gahlbeck, President of Unit 15, Inglewood.
Calif., is now: 1515 W. 170th Street, Lawndale, Calif. 90260.
The day President Daniel W. Fry headed for Reno, Nevada to
represent Understanding, Inc. at the 3rd National Flying Saucer Convention of Afsca,
he first had to put in an appearance at the Medford TV station and then hurry
back to Grants Pass to speak on a radio program. The "Voice of
Understanding" is still operating-in the person of Dr. Fry!
The Merlin Unit has recently reopened its Understanding
Library. Hours are 7 to 9, Monday through Friday, at the Merlin Development
Company Building, in the center of Merlin. If you are, within travelling
distance, please come to share the excellent reading material available.
The Unit 1 monthly Discussion Group will commence again on
Wednesday, September 70, 8 P.M., at the home of the Campbells, 7035 Monument
Drive. All are welcome.
Mark Your Calendars
Announcement has been received that the Tenth Annual
Northern California Space-Craft Convention will be held at the Claremont Hotel
in Berkley, California, October 28, 29 and 30.
Sponsors for the three day meeting are Understanding,
Inc., represented by Dr. Daniel W. Fry; The Wisdom Pool, by Col. Arthur J.
Burks; Borderland Sciences Research Associates by Riley H. Crabb. A new magazine,
Source Unlimited, also appears as a sponsor.
detailed listing of other speakers will appear in our
September issue. The Convention arrangements are in the care of Mrs. Angela Kilsby
and Cynthia McKercher.
A banquet is scheduled for Friday evening to introduce the
speakers and to present a special program.
Information and literature can be had by calling 334-1158
or 681-5077 in San Francisco; or 293-4743 in Los Angeles; or by writing to Mrs.
Kilsby, 1265 Monterey Blvd, San Francisco, 94127.
Election of Officers
The election of officers for Unit 37, Buffalo, New York,
during their Sixth Annual Banquet on May 26th at the First
Congratulations are in order for the new officers:
President, Mrs. Marie A. Hale (58 Berwyn Ave., Buffalo, 14215) ;
Vice-President, Donald G. Raupp; Treasurer, George Admas; Corresponding
Secretary, Gary Herrnreiter; Recording Secretary, Paul Swing; and Chaplain,
Mrs. Cora Pranter.
Mr. Norman Weis was voted the honorary title of ambassador
of Pubic Relations for his outstanding lecture work in the Saucer field.
Mrs. James Czerwinski (68 Moeller St., Buffalo, N. Y.,
14311) was appointed Librarian for the National Understanding Library which is
operated under the auspices of Unit 37. Mr. Czerwinski expects to soon release
a new book list of reading materials avail-able to Understanding members.
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