Thursday, April 26, 2007

The UFO Frame of Reference

Anyone who has even an inkling of UFO history (before 1947 assuredly) knows that strange things have been seen in the skies for millennia, and reported as angels or gods, chariots of fire or light, creatures from fantastic lands or worlds, and a plethora of other entities and artifacts that were familiar to the viewer(s) but were not everyday fixtures in their worldly existence.

Even during The Enlightenment (18th Century), strange objects, lights, images seen in the skies were not interpreted much differently than earlier in man’s history, but the things seen were not cast as angels or god, or chariots of fire; they were deemed elements of the physical world yet unknown, and duly ignored by scientists and thinkers of the 1700s.

After the Hebrew and sub-continent (India) accounts of flying chariots (in the Hebrew Bible) and flying machines, vimanas, (in Hindi Vedic literature), between 1500 B.C and 900 B.C., there are no accounts of chariots or vimanas landing from which life-forms emerge until around 1890.

Accounts of strange apparitions in the sky received sporadic recognition in various journals and “scientific diaries” appeared during the intervening 3000 years but nothing shows up that indicates beings of any kind disembarked from the apparitions, and there are no reports, none at all, of beings that resemble the myriad descriptions of “flying saucer” occupants reported from the 1950s until today.

So what happened after 1947 (or thereabouts) to create sightings where humanoid and non-humanoid bipeds interacted with humans, after leaving the confines of their crafts?

Why the dearth of reports or accounts of such encounters from about 900 B.C. to the late 1800s? Why no aircraft with human-like or alien occupants for that period of time?

That time-frame is a clue to something, but what exactly? And the difference in form of the occupants, from human to humanoid?

There is one account (from about 10,000 years ago) in Sumerian mythology of a fish-like creature, Oannes, who provided knowledge to the Sumerians but that being came from the sea, and it and all other non-human interactions with humans before and after the Hebrew Bible and Sacred Vedas accounts (until the 1950s) are of creatures bizarre in form and nature, not humanoid.

Thus, an inquiry into the time element for interplanetary travel might give an idea for the source for the human-humanoid reports about 1000 B.C and from the late 1800’s forward., and especially after 1947.

Wednesday, April 25, 2007

The UFO Creators

The Tahitian creation myth, from accounts in “Ancient Tahiti” by Teuria Henry (as noted in Alpha: The Myths of Creation by Charles H. Long [Collier Books, Toronto, 1963, Page 123] the god Ta’aroa (called Te Tumu – The Foundation) creates the world from within the cosmic egg (an archetype of many creation myths).

The cosmic egg and Ta’aroa resemble the inner space of a UFO, as represented by Rumia, the sky.


The Orphic creation myth posits the silver egg of the cosmos as the progenitor of the world.

Yet, the Chinese myths of creation come closest to identifying UFOs and their inhabitants as the source of man’s creation on Earth:

…Yang and Yin…began in sky and earth….became mixed…and a man was formed. As he [the man] looked about he perceived….the silver moon ascending, enveloped in the pale fog and all the stars were circling a great star which was in the middle of the world. Out of this illuminating pattern a brilliant ray fell to the earth and standing in front of this amazed man appeared someone like him yet different, he was golden in color. The Gold Colored One bowed to the man and honored him. He taught him how to make a garment from grass…He gave him a name, “Huang-lao”…and showed him how to nourish himself…[Ibid, 131-2].

I.S. Shklovskii wrote in a book co-authored with Carl Sagan – Intelligent Life in the Universe – that visitors to the Earth from other worlds (concepts that Sagan must have cringed at) are evidenced in some of the artifacts and constructions from a period about 10,000 years ago, in the region of Sumeria and the Middle East.

Chapter 33 of the 1966 book presents the [UFO] creation concepts, and the rest of the book is a must-read for those interested in a scientific, open-minded discussion of “intelligent life in the universe” – life that may have seeded our own.

Saturday, April 14, 2007

A UFO site for the scientifically inclined


Saturday, April 07, 2007

Anaximenes and "flying saucers"

Anaximenes and “flying saucers”


From The Greek Philosophers, by Rex Warner [Mentor Books, 1958, Page18]:

Anaximenes reverted to the flat-earth theory. For him the earth and heavenly bodies are flying saucers, or rather saucers floating on air.

[Anaximenes was an early Greek philosopher who lived 588-524 B.C.]