For June, 1971
NEW WEAPON ...................................................................................................... 2
TO FIND THE SANE SPOT .......................................................................................... 3
A REPORT ON PSYCHIC DEVELOPMENT IN RUSSIA ........................................ 6
EUROPEAN PILGRIMAGE ........................................................................................... 8
CONSIDER THE CONCEPT ........................................................................................ 9
UNDERSTANDING CONVENTION ............................................................................ 10
world report ........................................................................................................... 11
book reviews ............................................................................................................ 14
UFO's INTERNATIONAL .............................................................................................. 15
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR ......................................................................................... 16
WHAT OTHERS ARE SAYING .................................................................................... 17
bulletin board ........................................................................................................ 18
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EDITOR .......................................................................................... Dr.
DANIEL W. FRY
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VOLUME XVI JUNE, 1971 NUMBER
Dedicated to the propagation
of a better understanding among all the peoples of the earth, and of those who
are not of earth.
Many years ago, a well known philosopher said, "The
pen is mightier than the sword." During the past month, however, we have
witnessed the debut of an instrument of international politics which seems to
be far more powerful than both of them together. We refer, of course, to the simple,
and hitherto seldom appreciated device known as the Ping-gong Paddle.
For more than twenty years, both the pen and the sword
have been used alternately, and sometimes simultaneously, in the continuing
effort to soften up the rather jaundiced view the Red Chinese have taken of
world politics in general, and the U.S. Foreign Policy in particular. Although
several millions of dollars worth of time and effort have been devoted to the
pen, and several hundreds of billions have been spent upon the sword, (not to
mention the hundred thousand American lives expended in Korea, Viet Nam, etc.),
no appreciable dent had been made in the Red Chinese armour of cold hostility
and inflexible resolve. Then, without prior warning, a miracle occurred. A
half-dozen politically naive, but sincere and friendly teen-agers, armed only
with Ping-pong paddles, invaded the forbidden territory behind the bamboo
curtain, in a five day campaign of conquest, and, although they were defeated
in almost every encounter, still came away with a
victory which all of the armed might of the United States,
and the carefully planned maneuvers of its top politicians had been unable to
accomplish in twenty years.
Such a feat deserves careful study and analysis, in the
hope that our political leaders may learn something from it, as the leaders of
Red China did. The Chinese Ping-pong teams were acknowledged to be the world
masters of the sport, and when our teams accepted the invitation to play
against them, our players knew, in advance, that defeat was virtually
inevitable. Consequently, the Chinese political leaders were somewhat surprised
when we accepted the invitation, since they had long held the opinion that the U.S.
engaged only in contests which it felt reasonably sure of winning. When our team
arrived, smiling and friendly, played their best, took defeat cheerfully, and
still remained friendly and cordial, the Chinese leaders were still more
surprised. They were discovering, perhaps for the first time, that some
Americans are more interested in people than in victory, and some of them can
be quite normal, and perhaps even likeable human beings.
Because the team matches were rather widely broadcast in
China, our youthful representatives were able to bring this fact to the
attention of a considerable portion of the Chinese populace and thus, in a few
short days, were able to bring about more basic, people to people
understanding, than had been achieved by all of our politicians in as many
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Robert Louis Stevenson once declared that "every man
has a sane spot somewhere." If I were a policy-maker faced with Viet
Nam, I would act as though I believed this statement, for then I should be
more likely to encounter sanity. This is so because we usually find about what
we set out to find. Therefore, I would feel it a political duty to reach for
and touch that spot of sanity said to lurk in every man - whether North
Vietnamese, Russian, Mao Chinese or North American.
But it is not an easy job to strike sanity. Stevenson did
not refer to an area or even a streak of sanity, but a sane spot. If it were an
easy matter, there would be no basis for this article. Perhaps no geographical
area in the world today is so strongly prodded by its frightening subconscious
urges as is the East. Likewise, perhaps no area is so driven in the race to
conquer by its blindly mechanical "moral" force and
"rationality" as is the U.S. Do these two presently colliding
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have a common denominator? A pragmatist observing how forces
work might say that they do, both joining in unholy alliance with destruction,
in that they tend to ignore that lonely spot of sanity in man which he needs to
spark his will to live. No, it was never easy to deal with Viet Nam. But what
we can aim at is making ourselves into "possibilists," ever alert to
explore the possible and to keep pushing at its limits.
I would begin this by confronting my enemy in the East at
the point where he is most vulnerable. A nation - enemy or friendly - is most
vulnerable to issues presented in the light of its own traditional concepts and
therefore in its own language. Why should war and peace prove an exception to
this rule? I would probe, through students of sociology and comparative
religion, to find those issues and values to which the other fellow is
sensitive. The next step would be to couch these issues in his terms before
(A concrete example of what is meant by another's
sensitivities can be seen in the Russians. In our dealings with them, we learned
that they were most sensitive to being called "uncultured," or "niekulturny;"
but what did "culture" mean to them? Some of our diplomats soon
learned that it meant not exposing to view the strip of their legs between cuff
of the pants and top of the sock, among other eccentricities (as they might
seem to us).
I would give the enemy an image to live up to, then,
created from his own traditions and terminology. Then I would "sock it to
'im" in the following specific ways.
I would appoint a commission of lawyers in the main which
would include one of the best Quaker legal minds, as well as a Catholic,
Protestant, Jew, Buddist, Moslem, and a follower of Confucius. By including a
Quaker, I would hope to have a group of men not afraid to see and speak in
terms of "the inward light" in every man and to follow their own
maxim, "Speak truth to power." Each religious faith could contribute
from its own forte and from its internationalized experience on all soils in
the down-to-earth ways of man and his power structures. The lawyers could
contribute on the basis of international law. Such a commission would add a new
sort of third force image and should constitute the best force of Possibilists
I would then send this august body of men to any place,
land sea, or air, where it was desired to conduct negotiations. These
negotiations I would couch from A to Z not in diplomatic parlance but in
Oriental concepts, For example, the following could be among those pursued.
1. The concept of "li" (pronounced lee,) meaning
propriety, which Confucius thought of as the central principle unifying all his
teachings. It includes ceremony and courtesy, but is more than these. It is
being sensitive to any situation and responding in the suitable way. It rests upon
a fine sense of personal dignity and respect for nature and all beings.
2. The concept of the philosopher and poet in government.
This is an honored Viet Namese tradition received also by way of ancient China.
Philosophy, more so than diplomacy, is the art of the possible. Philosophers,
knowing where the razor's edge of the possible lies, operate there.
3. The concept of Yin and Yang. This is the early Chinese
religious idea that all things have come into being through the interaction of
two forces, Yang and Yin. The most familiar Chinese symbol, a circle bisected
by an S curve, represents them. Yang is the male, Yin the female. Yang is
light, Yin darkness. For an ordered life, Yang and Yin must work harmoniously
in rhythmic alternation between a static condition and a dynamic activity.
Nothing is all one or the other; nothing stays up in the air; everything seeks
its balance. Putting war and peace to the North Vietnamese in terms of Yin-Yang
and their own history should underline the psychological and historical
necessity for finding some sort of balance point.
4. The sense of respect for those who excel in the
practice of calligraphy as a high art, as Mao Tse Tung, for instance, was said
to do. Here is still another concept of reverence for balance we might use.
Calligraphy is surely an example of the equilibrium of forces that push and
pull, as our modern abstract artists who owe it a debt of gratitude would
testify. It might be flattering, as well as sensible, to acknowledge one of our
cultural debts such as this. The seating together of those aware of and alerted
to putting universal principles of balance into such contexts as calligraphy
and Yin-Yang just might produce a plan for an entente to which the
generals and the politicians on both sides could connect.
5. The concept of human-heartedness. Instead of presenting
the North Vietnamese with the lineup of their atrocities, why not point up
their failure to live up to the time-honored Oriental concept of
human-heartedness? It is easy to label as atrocious any "cruel" act
on the part of the enemy to save lives on his side by relieving us of ours as
expeditiously as possible. We could try calling attention to their acts as the
lapses of human-heartedness that lead to building up bad karma, or
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fate. To put is positively, we could call on the North
Vietnamese to acquire good karma for themselves by demonstrating their own
Oriental-named quality of human-heartedness. This might implant seeds of
self-doubt about their sense of purpose or mission and thus dent their
self-confidence. It might turn armies away from their leaders. We could stress
that Buddha's way would be to shoot to miss - not forgetting that Christ's way
would not greatly differ.
6. The concept of "jen," which means all right
behavior depending upon oneness with other people. The appeal to the first
principle listed among the six, "Ii," will bring a quarrel to quick
settlement. But the one who is in the right remembers the principle of
"jen" and does not press his advantage, thus allowing his opponent to
save face, or self-respect.
The foregoing are examples of concepts held by the North
Vietnamese which we could turn to our advantage should we will to believe in
and employ the necessary cerebral jujitsu. After holding up such a mirror to
our worst enemy, the mirror by which he can see reflected his own values and
his own potential, will he still be our worst enemy? Maybe not, because he will
see in the mirror that eventually he will become the prisoner of his own acts,
each act having generated the next, until the betrayal of himself as a man is
If I were the policy-maker who did all the foregoing and
found that I still failed, then I would consider myself entitled to point our
with British historian Arnold Toynbee speaking about Viet Nam: "Most
countries except the U.S. are conscious of having had enormous failures, of
having made enormous mistakes, of having committed enormous crimes, if you
like, and having survived. This is rather healthy."
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Belief in our spiritual heritage, an unshakable faith in
man's ability to perfect himself, the conviction of a continuity of life which
cannot be snuffed out, the warmth of heart laughs freely, accepting beauty and
sensitivity, ugliness and depravity as different scenes in the heroic pageant
of human progress: these are the ingredients of optimism and trust. To live in
hope we must first acknowledge the majestic reaches of life.
-Jean van Mater
(Norman A. Weis, Buffalo Unit #37, in offering this two
part article on the Psychic Developments of Russia, states that he has had to
cram much information into a few words. Whole experiments have been covered in
a single sentence!)
It is true that under the heading Psychic in the
dictionary the following are not even mentioned: telepathy, hypnotism,
healing, precognition, psychokineses, levitation, eyeless sight, dowsing,
acupuncture, prophecy, witchcraft, etc., etc., which makes one a bit angry. It
is said that our scientists know about all these things, but the Public
does not. And, all reports about these things are made in a joking manner.
Whether this is under instructions or due to ignorance, who is to say? But the
result has been a stupid attitude and an outlook in a tortoise shell of
Only ten years ago Parapsychology was not known in Russia!
One by one famous names in Science became involved and we are indebted to
Schroeder and Ostrander for bringing us much information about Russian progress.
The Russian Government has subsidized all the scientists in this research!
They have plunged into the Psychic field with feverish activity and examined
every facet. In this article it would be impossible to tell you of the great
number of experiments that went into the conclusions presented in just a few
In comparison, the United States spends nothing while Russia
spends 20 million rubles a year on Psychic research. Russia aims at the use of Psi.
We are still trying to prove it is real. Russia says it is a new science.
We have ESP as an unwanted stepchild. Russia and its Communist Bloc are doing
the research as a Team. We have a few dedicated men working along. Russia
publishes articles of their discoveries. U.S. journals do not welcome ESP. Russia
has enthusiasm. We have skepticism and hostility. Russian scientists who have
the gift of ESP talk about it. U.S. scientists who have ESP do not wish to
admit it. So - our attitude is all wrong.
Nikolaiev and Naumov telepathed 2,000 miles apart, upon
demand and they sent images, light flashes, sounds and code messages. It
was found that another mind could intercept these messages and return a faked
answer! Instruments were developed showing the reception and change in brain
waves. Negative emotions caused sickness; flickering lights at different rates
on each eye caused rotation and sea-sickness.
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Positive emotions added 1,500 white cells to the blood,
and white cells are disease fighters. Negative emotions took away 1,600 white
cells! Here is scientific proof for positive thinking and health. Jesus said:
"As a man thinketh, so is he."
Wolf Messina, a famous psychic, was able by suggestion to
walk, unquestioned, through hundreds of guards into the Kremlin and into
Stalin's private office. The great abilities of Nelya Miklailova with Psychokineses
showed her able to move wood, plastic, metals, glass, with her mind. The work
of the Russians is to find How It Works and Use It.
Russian Cosmonauts tried ESP in outer space with better
results than at sea level. We have no such training in our program. Dr. Zigel
in 1967 opened the truth of the Saucers to the people. Hypnotic trance was
induced by telepathy 1,000 miles away. Insomnia was cured with this power.
Russian experiments indicate that Magnetic waves do not carry telepathy.
Soviets seek the mechanism of ESP. To use for espionage? Steal state papers?
Wreck an auto or plane? Shoot a rabbit when really killing a man? Control of
race attitudes? Mold a man's conscience? Russia will keep this secret.
Their Cosmic Biology will become Astrology, and the
Soviets are being led into many fields which they have denied as illusions.
Soviets have proved the power of a gaze or look as a force. They seek the
answer to homing birds, insects, animals. Fish can detect magnetic fields.
Magnetism parallels telepathy. The brain radiates an unknown type of energy. In
the future PSI will link us to all forms of life!
Artificial reincarnation by hypnosis made untalented
artists become a Raphael and then become excellent artists! Time is a form of
energy and links us all in the Universe. This energy of time is denser near the
receiver of an action and thinner near the sender. ESP happens via Time Energy.
Eyeless Sight is a serious study with great results.
Colors have a certain feeling - red is sticky and light blue is smooth. Dowsing
is proven with great experiments. All things emit radiations. Kerlian's
magnetic camera has photographed the Human Aura and magnetic fields around
humans. No longer is this to be denied by skeptics. The Russians are probing an
energy body that duplicates the physical. Discovery of an X Energy which is not
blood and not electric is a great revelation.
The Soviets have even gone into Healing and laying
on of hands. Photographs show a transfer to Bio-plasma of the patient! They
gone into Acupuncture, which was an art of healing in
antiquity for thousands of years in China. Now the Soviets examine the 700 skin
nodes and why acupuncture works. Invention of a Tobiscope showed the Soviets
exactly where these nodes are located.
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There is more! To be continued in our next issue.
(Readers are referred to Psychic Discoveries Behind the Iron Curtain by
Ostrander and Schroeder for additional information.)
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Having regained my seat on the S.A.S. plane, in spite of
the best efforts of the airport personnel to prevent me, the gremlins
apparently gave up their futile struggle, and the balance of the flight was
made without noteworthy incident, except that our plane, which was supposed to
be headed for Goteborg in Sweden, headed south instead, and landed at
Copenhagen, in Denmark. Here it took a well earned rest while some of the
passengers, including myself, transferred to a smaller shuttle plane, which
deposited us, safe and sound, and only slightly the worse for wear, at our
final destination, the Goteborg airport. We arrived, miraculously, only a
half-hour or so behind our original schedule.
Douglas and Birgitte Keiller, my host and hostess to be,
were waiting patiently at the airport, and after greetings had been exchanged,
and my baggage had been passed by customs and transferred to their car, we set
out for their home near Saro, a small town about 25 miles south of Goteborg.
After partaking of a few light refreshments, and visiting for a short time, I
was escorted to my room, where I immediately prepared to retire. Since I had,
by that time, been some 32 hours without sleep, I had no difficulty in finding
it at once, and lapsed into a blissful state of unconsciousness which continued
until almost eight in the morning. The next few days were extremely pleasant
ones, spent principally in exchanging ideas and philosophical concepts with my
host and hostess, and exploring the historical city of Goteborg, (or Gothenburg,
as it is usually known here.)
One of the greatest rewards to be gained by working for
world understanding is that one meets such wonderful people, and in the
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Keillers I found friends who were worth going any distance
to meet. (I could, in fact, write several books concerning the wonderful people
I met in Europe, and perhaps some day I shall, but if I were to include all of
that material in this series of articles, at least 5 years would be required to
print them all in our monthly magazine, so I must restrict my narration to the
most noteworthy of the events which occurred there.)
Several meetings were held at the Keillers home, with
interested and interesting people coming in from various parts of the country
to exchange views and information. After these meetings were completed, the
Keillers and I drove to Stockholm, where we attended a most interesting
gathering which included a number of leaders of U.F.O. groups in Sweden. One of
the highlights of the Stockholm visit was a two hour interview with Dr. Tor Ragnar
Gerholm, Professor of Physics at the University of Stockholm. Dr. Gerhom, who
was born in Broklin, New York of Swedish parents, is one of the leading
authorities in several phases of nuclear physics, but even more important, he
is a deep and ardent student of the social, ethical and religious implications
of man's progress in the physical science. While our entire discussion centered
about the area of international agreement, it was highly encouraging to me to
learn how completely our thoughts and concepts were in agreement on this vital
subject. At the conclusion of the interview, Dr. Gerholm presented me with an
autographed copy of the new English Language Edition of his well known book
`Physics and Man' which I found to be an exceedingly thought provoking and very
well written, and which I shall treasure in my personal library.
(To Be Continued)
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The world can be no better than the people who populate
it. Indeed, the state of the world conforms precisely to the aggregate mental
activity of all mankind. Our environment, whether immediate or far-reaching, is
the result of what we precipitate through conscious and unconscious thought.
The world today is exactly what all its inhabitants expect of it and contribute
to it. Only when mankind really wants the world to be better, will the world
become better. Every person is directly responsible for everything he enjoys
and suffers in the course of his lifetime; and every iota stems from his
-Richard Kieninger in "The Lemuria Builder"
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FRIDAY, JUNE 18, 1971
9:00 P.M. Registration - J. Fair - Ivor Jones - M.C.'s
1:00 P.M. Opening
Prayer - Dr. Daniel Fry
Music by Dr. Irma Glen
UNDERSTANDING Theme Song - Jerry Register, Soloist.
1:30 P.M. Marina - Introducing Hatha Yoga.
2:00 P.M. J. Fair - Parapsychology
3:00 P.M. Dr. Eugene Whitworth - Part I - Scientific
View of Mysticism
4:00 P.M. Patricia Diegel PhD - Annalee Skarin
5:30 P.M. Dinner
7:00 P.M. Dr. Daniel Fry - Atlantian Fire Crystals
8:00 P.M. Delight & Ormand McGill - Mental Magic
9:00 P.M. Rev. Willard Fuller - God Power from Within & Beyond Ourselves Closing
Prayer - Dr. Irma Glen
SATURDAY, JUNE 19, 1971
10:00 A.M. Dr. Daniel Fry - Common Denominations
11:00 A.M. Marina - Hatha Yoga Expert
12:00 A.M. Lunch
1:00 P.M. Jerry
Register – Solo
Alexander Kurtz - How to Talk to Your Subconscious
2:00 P.M. Rev. Joseph Russell - E.S.P. Development
3:00 P.M. Dr. Eugene Whitworth - Part 11 -
Scientific View of Mysticism
4:00 P.M. Orma Lee - Sees the Future
5:00 P.M. Aleta Johnson - And Artura Her Spirit
5:30 P.M. Dinner
7:00 P.M. Jack Swartz - The Human Aura
8:00 P.M. Rev. Willard Fuller - Can God Fill Teeth?
9:00 P.M. Delight & Ormand McGill - Hypnotism
Prayer - Dr. Irma Glen
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SUNDAY, JUNE 20, 1971
10:00 A.M. Prayer
- Dr. Irma Glen
Dr. Irma Glen and Charles Sloan - The Promises of Jesus
11:00 A.M. Marina - Hatha Yoga
12:00 A.M. Lunch
Jerry Register - Solo
1:00 P.M. Patricia Diegel, PhD - Sex & The
2:00 P.M. Joy Fair - Metaphysics Parasy
3:00 P.M. Amelia Fuller - Radiant Life Counsellor
4:00 P.M. Dr. Daniel Fry - "The White Sand
5:00 P. M. Dinner
7:00 P.M. Dr. Irma Glen - Living Spiritually
8:00 P.M. Dr. & Mrs. Wm. Budnick - Healers of The
9:00 P.M. Orma
Closing Prayer - Dr. Irma Glen
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(New York Times, Mar. 13, 1971-by Harold M. Schmeck
was a chimpanzee in California with a talent for playing ticktacktoe.
Its trainers were delighted with this evidence of
learning, but they were even more impressed by something else. They found they
could tell from the animal's brain waves whether any particular ticktacktoe
move would be right or wrong. It depended on the chimpanzee's state of
attention. When the trained animal was properly attentive, he made the right
The significant fact was that the scientists were able to
recognize that state. By elaborate computer analysis of brain wave signals they
were learning to distinguish what might be called "states of mind."
This was far more ambitious than simply detecting gross
arousal, drowsiness or sleep. It was a new step toward
understanding how the brain works.
The chimpanzee, and the research team at the University of
California at Los Angeles, have graduated from the ticktacktoe stage now, but
the work with brain waves is continuing. It has already revealed some
surprising insights to the brain's behavior during space flight. It shows
promise of application to social and domestic problems on earth and even to
improvements in human learning.
It is part of the large ferment of modern brain research
in progress at laboratories throughout the United States and abroad. Involved
are all manner of creatures from men and monkeys to rats and mice, goldfish,
flatworms and Japanese quail.
The ultimate goal is to understand the human brain - that
incredible three-pound package of tissue that can imagine the farthest reaches
of the universe and the ultimate core of the atom but cannot fathom its own
functioning. Each research project bites off a little piece of an immense
("Saturday Sports," Auckland, New
Zealand, Feb. 20, 1971. Courtesy of "Apollo Verein," Otahuhu,
When the American astronauts went to the moon they landed
on its roof. That is why they saw no life. The moon people live in great cities
beneath the lunar surface, a Kenya witchdoctor and his many followers believe.
The witchdoctor, Njenga Mungai (46) has been following the
American and Russian space shots with great interest. He even attended a film
showing by the United States Information Service of an Apollo moon landing.
At the film showing Mungai met European amateur
astronomer, Phillip Wagner, who agreed to let the witchdoctor look at the moon
through his telescope. A few nights later, Mungai, dressed in tribal regalia,
spent nearly an hour gazing at the moon, blowing on a native horn and
scribbling on the dusty ground.
At first, he insisted on pulling the eye-piece to the
center of his forehead. But after Wagner showed Mungai a view of the moon
through the telescope lens the Kikuyu tribesman was fascinated.
He explained that the craters of the moon are great holes
caused by explosions during years of warfare, and that the people of the moon
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had gone to live underground for safety many years ago.
Mungai promised that on succeeding explorations, astronauts would come in
contact with the tribes of the moon.
Witchdoctors are dying out in Africa as education and
enlightened governments press for educational reforms, but as one American
said, "You can't laugh at the witchdoctor. He might be right."
Modern Cave Homes
(UPI, London Financial Times, Grants
Pass (Ore.) Courier, Mar. 3, 1971)
Paris: Townspeople in France, eager to escape from the noisy
cities, are showing a new interest in cave dwellings: many have converted these
man-made holes into comfortable, holiday homes.
Advertisements offering such cave dwellings in the Loire Valley
do not necessarily conjure up a mental picture of pre-historic man. The caves
command a market value just as does conventional property.
Traditionally, the caves have been and still are the homes
of the Touraine and Anjou peasants since before Caesar's Gaul. Apart from their
numerous domestic uses as homes, storerooms and winecellars, evidence in the
form of wall paintings still comes to light of secret religious heresies having
been practiced in them.
In the troubled Middle Ages they provided shelter for
villagers, while during World War 2 the Resistance used them as hiding places.
Use of the caves began early for the local limestone was appreciated for its
softness and ease with which man could cut into it. The result, however, is an
unsophisticated form of architecture.
The inhabited cave dwellings of our affluent age all have
electric light and most modern comforts, yet the architect's basic simplicity
remains. Dwellings usually run lengthwise, along the cliff to provide air and
light. Prices - two bedrooms $12,000 and up!
Soil, Glass Breeds Life In Sunlight
(Columbus Dispatch, Mar. 24, 1971)
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) - Three scientists sterilized fine
soil and ground glass then bombarded it with ultraviolet radiation. The result:
indications that Mars could support a form of life.
Drs. Norman Horowitz, Jerry Hubbard and James Hardy
experimented for a year at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory
of the California Institute of Technology.
"Our findings show that organic material is probably
being produced by sunlight on the surface of Mars," they reported.
They simulated Martian soil with baked earth and crushed
glass, and the thin atmosphere with carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide and water
They said the gases combined with the soil and glass and,
reacting with ultraviolet radiation like that which reaches Mars in sunlight,
formed organic compounds just below the surface.
"This is the most favorable indication for a possible
Martian biological evolution that we have had in the last five years,"
Horowitz said. "There are still many uncertainties, however, which won't
be resolved until we land on the planet."
An Apple A Day
(Prevention Magazine, February 1971)
Egyptian scientists may have found why apples keep the
doctor away. M. A. El Nakeeb and R. T. Yousef say the pectin in apples kills
bacteria. They claim that the antimicrobial power of apples is more beneficial
than its vitamin C content.
Space Science Problem
(San Francisco Sunday Examiner and Chronicle, April
18, 1971, by William Flynn)
PALO ALTO - A major problem of the 1970's is the transfer
of aerospace technology to non-space problems, says physical scientist Charles
J. Cook of the Stanford Research Institute,
"Transferring technology can be very
profitable," Cook says.
The research scientist contends that development of
aerospace and moon-shot technology need not be wasted - if exploration of the
universe is slowed down.
Individuals and firms, not the nation as such, must make
use of the transfer of knowledge, Cook says. The process requires a special
skill and a special attitude, he adds, and "it can be learned." Cook
gives these examples of the transfer of space devices to earthbound work:
• A device is developed to measure the skin temperature of
an astronaut during a space mission. It may be used to solve problems involving
temperature measurements of hospital patients.
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• An apparatus is developed to analyze very small dust
samples collected in space to determine their molecular and elemental chemical
composition. The same instrument could be used by a criminologist to link a
suspect with a crime.
• Devices are developed to measure the composition of the
upper atmosphere. An automotive engineer could take this instrument and use it
to determine the molecular contents of piston engine exhaust in an effort to
define a smog problem.
Transfer of space devices to routine living always
requires and "adaptive engineer," Cook said. He also emphasized that
timing in introducing the product is vital to its success. The transfer also
involves the profit margin.
"We must learn how to transfer efficiently and thus
convince our political leaders to apply our current broad technological base
and skills to solve critical generic problems."
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The range of subjects is varied, indeed, something for
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Other articles consider, in depth, metaphysics,
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practical matters as homesteading, growing wheat grass, baking with yeast, and
You may find yourself reading articles in areas you
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other philosophies and life goals. You will sense the brotherly concern of each
for the other that together we may create a new and better Life Style for All.
Should you be prompted to investigate for yourself this
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(U.F.O.I.C. Newsletter, Sydney, Australia #28)
Chester Hill was the locality of a sighting, May 15, 1970, by Miss Janice Gray of Yagoona, at 8 P.M. The night was clear and stars as
well as half-moon were visible. Only one object was seen and "appeared as
a round shape with a vibrating white light." It appeared as large as a ten
cent piece held at arm's length, and was "very bright white and suddenly
changed colour to pink, then faded to an orange amber colour." Apparently
well-defined and solid, the object moved from West to East, gradually losing
height but retaining a steady speed until disappearing. The object left a vapour
trail which was "spiraling upwards - not trailing behind" as one
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The following report was received from Mr. Keith
Basterfield of Adelaide. On October 1, 1970, at 8:18 A.M., Mr. Basterfield, his
father and sister were driving along Anzsc Highway when the sister sighted the
Mr. Basterfield writes: "My sister first drew our
attention to an object which she saw through the front windscreen. I was able
to see an elongated strip in the sky; my father verified that this was what he
saw, later. However, as he was driving, this was all that he saw. However, my
sister and myself were able to see what happened. One object was seen which
changed shape - initially elongated, then circular, with definite size, and
finally pinpoint of light until disappearing.
As the shape changed, so did the luminosity. While the
object had the circular shape, it appeared to be half the size of the moon and
gave off an intense light..."
From the observer, the object had a bearing of about 100
degrees and an angle of elevation of about 25 degrees above the horizon. After
45 seconds the object had diminished to a pinpoint and eventually disappeared
from view. At the time of the sighting weather conditions were good -- there
was no cloud cover.
A check concerning a weather balloon launched that morning
revealed the balloon had a bearing of 180 degrees, and an angular diameter of
less than 1 minute whereas the object's bearing was 100 degrees and the angular
diameter 15 minutes.
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(The following material has been excerpted from a letter
written to Dr. Daniel W. Fry by Stephania Syphens van Audel of Holland. She
says of herself, "It is from a Dutch lady who has three times seen UFOs
and who heard your talk at Haarlem, Holland."
Now that the Laser Ray has been discovered, all war-making
will be over forever! I think the UFOs know this and they will wait for this.
When the Laser ray is used for one minute it will tell the world
"Stop All War!" Its importance is that after it is used, even once,
(how terrible that will be!) mankind will understand that war is impossible,
and then we, the idealists, can begin to work to build up together a new world
, for which we are longing.
The UFOs will be accepted when wars are over-won and
nuclear weapons are no longer useful. This is a great fact for the idealistic
and peaceful world.
You know, of course, that Laser means: Light
Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation. Briefly, it is the strongest
light. This light is constant. Not only can it destroy cities and mountains,
etc., but it is useful, also, for operations of the most difficult kind. It
goes through diamonds and bones and everything else on earth! It travels in an
absolutely straight line and can make a very small hole in the moon or in a
skull, or anything else.
We can reach with the Laser ray the macrocosms, the stars,
as well as the smallest point in the brain of ours. This wonder ray came from
the scientists who produced electronics and thermodynamics, etc. It emits
wonderful colors. It will be used by radio telephones, etc. By 1972 it can be
used for war - to destroy every foe, soldiers and equipment.
At last everyone can build his own Laser-beam. The Golden
Morning for a peaceful world is beginning. Let us ask the UFOs to help us so
that we shall have peace and brotherhood in the Aquarian Age!
-Stephania Syphens van Audel
Thoughts On Outer Space
(Times-Recorder, Zanesville, Ohio, Aug. 13, 1969,
by Jim Bishop)
As man probes deeper and deeper into outer space,
scientists are beginning to worry that, if life is found on another planet,
earth people will lose faith in the existence of a God. For a time, I thought
that the fear was a facade of mockery, but I now realize that many people of
good religious faith hope that there is no life anywhere else.
This, of course, is egocentric. There is no reason to
suppose that, if God made the world in seven days, he fashioned only this earth
and left all the hard work of making suns and planets by the trillions to
someone else of superior craftsmanship. He made it all, or He made none of it.
The biggest mistake of man, since he stopped walking on
his knuckles in the forest, is that he believed all the universe revolved
around him and his insignificant planet...
Across the vastness of space, which has been studied by
astronomers to a distance of more than one billion light years, there is reason
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believe that there are thousands of other planets on which
conditions of light and heat, water and cloud, may be close to conditions here.
Why would any intelligent creature suppose that God would favor our ball of mud
above all other?...
Nothing can make me believe that all of those billions of
galaxies formed themselves, and learned to spin in precise orbits without
In my opinion, life exists on other planets kindred to
ours. It may be inferior intellectually or superior. Most of the people who
fear it seem to think that such life is far in advance of ours. Maybe. I have
no proof of anything except my beliefs.
Point One is that I cannot conceive of this solar system
forming itself. It had to be executed by One whose power and intellect are so
superior to mine that I cannot comprehend His work...
Point Two is to ponder about God Himself. Faith in God is
far different from faith in an organized religion ... (whose) communicants are
busy trying to establish friendly rapport with an Infinite Being who tests the
faith of all by leaving no clues that He ever existed.
We want proof. So far, there is no incontrovertible proof.
He is, or He isn't. Man wants to believe in God because it hurts to think that,
when death occurs, it is a dreamless sleep with no future. That, too, is
The scientists are afraid of what they may find out there.
I am not. A long time ago I saw my Grandpa Tier plant a wild cherry seed. When
he was old, a tree stood in his backyard, bearing sweet fruit. There is no
learned scientist on this earth who could make a seed. Any seed...
Two Lectures Now On Tape
Dr. Daniel W. Fry recently put on a 90 minute cassette
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13th Anniversary Convention
Jack Schwarz announces that the 13th Anniversary
Convention of the Aletheia Association is to be held at the International
Cultural Center of Understanding in Merlin, Oregon, on June 27th, 28th, and
29th. It is entitled: The Aquarian Age and Humanity.
June 30th will be an Excursion Day to visit the future
site of the Aletheia College Grounds and a tour of the nearby Oregon Vortex and
For a program of details please write: Aletheia, P.O. Box
334, Selma, Ore. 97538.
Dr. Holloway To Visit Merlin
Dr. Gilbert Holloway, author of ESP and Your
Super-Conscious, and founder of the Christ Light Center of Deming, New
Mexico, will be in Merlin, Oregon, the week of July 11-18th.
Dr. Holloway will hold a series of evangelistic meetings
at the International Cultural Center of Understanding, 2200 Merlin Road.
Further details in the July issue.
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