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This is the first book I have read by Jacques Vallee. Going far beyond theoretical analysis, Dr. This is rather like Vallee’s much earlier book, Anatomy of a Phenomenon, representing both an elaboration of his earlier suggestions for research and confrontatlons results of his own study during the intervening decades. Account Options Sign in.

Some of his reasons for straying off the UFO reservation are, I believe, available on this website. On one level, this sounds absurd Anyone wondered why there are so many different shapes for UFOs?

Complete with maps, sketches, diagrams, and on-the-spot photographs. This book won’t change any valllee minds of skeptics or believers, but for anyone curious about the strangeness of reported experiences with odd aerial, and, often times, not so aerial, phenomenon, it will make you think.

Vallee says in his book Pagehe offers an alternative to the extraterrestrial hypothesis, where “I propose to regard the UFO phenomenon as a physical manifestation of a form of consciousness that is alien to humans but is able to coexist with us on the earth. Mathieu Gaudreault rated it really liked it Jul 09, This is not tabloid stuff, but carefully worded and structured. However, as the years rolled by, and the data rolled in, Vallee came to believe that the answer was more complex, and that the confrpntations was homegrown same planet at least, but then things start getting fuzzyand arguably as old as history itself see, for example, Ezekiel on the river Chebar.


Confrontations: A Scientist’s Search for Alien Contact

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There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Nov 06, Julie rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Thomas rated it really liked it May 24, Valle meticulously documents his own firsthand investigations into Michael Rosenbaum rated it really liked it Sep 14, I advise interested readers to seek them out whilst they are still available.

Tim rated it it was amazing Oct 19, He gives more information on Dr. This scientist believes that UFOs have definitely been seen and definitely exist. Along the way, a reader will see reasonable, level headed researcher truly puzzled by an array of phenomenon which obfuscates itself in a cloak of elusiveness and absurdity. I ran across a blogger who put it in a more understandable and digestible way: I gathered through reading that he doesn’t have much use for a lot of ufo groups that hone in on eye-witnesses, collecting data and evidence using a variety of techniques including hypnosis.

He stress This is the first book I have read by Jacques Vallee.

It seemed to me that he is asking for further donfrontations investigation of ufo sightings to continue to gather empirical evidence that can be used to track confronttaions phenomenon. Who or what is behind this phenomenon is open to debate.

The book serves for Vallee to explain why he was absent on UFO studies in the period ; mainly due to the methodology being followed so far peers not being honest and by the intrusion of other variables: In this case, a clearly and thought-provoking work that adds credibility to this psuedo-science viewed subject. I’m re-evaluating my own thoughts on the phenomenon of UFOS in comparison to those that developed after my original interest cinfrontations the subject that began in Vallee asks important questions about its nature, which, while admitting he has no answers, he believes there is true mystery there to explore.


Wrap your mind around that. But he does not think they are from another planet. An excellent book dealing with the subject of Unidentified Aerial Phenomenoa. UFO researcher and author Jacques Vallee was partially responsible for my change of thought on the subject. Jan 30, Nicholas rated it liked it Shelves: Consequently, Vallee takes a sample of events: This book is a part of a confrontatkons on the subject Vallee has written, including Messengers of Deception and Passport to Jacquezboth of which are thought provoking, while neither really blows the lid off the UFO phenomenon, it will introduce you to several ideas.

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Jacques Vallee takes a more biographical and humanistic approach to the body of experience and I think he makes the argument that the term experience is the best one of the UFO phenomenon, coming at with a confromtations approach, even today, asking the important confronations that neither side This book won’t change any set minds of skeptics or believers, but for anyone curious about the strangeness of reported experiences with odd aerial, and, often times, not so aerial, phenomenon, it will make you think.

Ronnie rated it really liked it Aug 05, Vicki rated it it was amazing Aug 07, Far more frightening is the possibility that whatever it is, it observed, drew upon, or manipulated my consciousness, my dreams, confrontaitons my perceptions leading up to the sighting.

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