Gods, Spirits, Cosmic Guardians, 6-8

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6.1

Context of the Encountre

214-216

6.2

Entities and Pseudo-Entities

217-224

6.3

Models and Myths

225-230

6.4

Need-Based Encountre

231-241

7.1

Understanding the Encountre Experience

244-249

7.2

Encountre Experience as Objective

250-253

7.3

Encountre Experience as Subjective

254-258

7.4

Individual Experience and Cosmic Process

259-264

8.

The Reality of the Encountre

265-269

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6.1

Context of the Encountre

214-216

p. 214 V.A.L.I.S. (Jay, 1983)

"[The Divine Intelligence] 'fire a beam of pink light' directly at his head. He then experienced an 'invasion of my mind by a transcendentally rational mind, as if I had been insane all my life and had suddenly become sane.' This 'mind' he named VALIS, an acronym for the Vast Active Living Intelligence System".

Jay, 1983 = Kinney Jay : "The Mysterious Gnosis of Philip K. Dick". CRITIQUE 11-12. SantA Rosa (CA).

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6.2

Entities and Pseudo-Entities

217-224

p. 217 willing conformity of extraterrestrials to the expectations exhibited by mortals

"entities ... may be appearing to ... in the form of stereotypes conforming to what the witness expects to see, perhaps so as not to alarm the witness, perhaps so as to be able to be the more readily believed."

{Concern not to alarm is a very solicitous attitude and gesture, and kindly.}

"It has been suggested that the ET entity... reads from the witness's mind what he expects a spaceperson to be like, and matches himself to that image ... . A similar theory was put forward by the theosophists [Gardner, 1922] with regard to fairies."

{This procedure would definitely be the most polite imaginable, definitely indicative of goodwill.}

Gardner, 1922 = E. L. Gardner : "The Theosophical View of Fairies". In :- Arthur Conan Doyle : The Coming of the Fairies. Hodder & Stoughton, London.

p. 219 reason for choice of mortal contactees

"If the ... entities ... exist and encounters ... occur ..., they occur by design ..., and the witnesses have been selected ...; consequently

we are faced with ... explaining why .. an Orfeo Angelucci should be picked out from so many others".

{In this case, the answer is self-evident : he was selected on account of the meaning of his name.}

p. 220 choice by extra-terrestrials of a mortal witness to humanity of their praesence

"A witness will often claim {because of having been told so by the divinities themselves} that the {praeternatural} entity ... as picked him {or her} out because he {or she} has the necessary qualities :

religious visionaries possess an above-average share of spiritual gifts,

spirit mediums have the right 'vibrations' to tune into the next world,

contactees have developed the requisite 'philosophy'.

... these qualities may be just what the otherworldly entities are looking for".

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6.3

Models and Myths

225-230

p. 227 Maria according to the Katharoi

[quoted from Warfield 1918] "The Cathari of Monceval made a portrait of the Virgin, representing her as one-eyed and toothless, saying that, his humility, Christ had chosen a very ugly woman for mother. They had no difficulty in healing several cases of disease by its means; the image became famous, was venerated ..., and accomplished many miracles,

until the day when the heretics divulged the deception."

{The allegation that this was divulged as deception is unlikely (but rather is more likely merely a Catholic falsification); for, Katharoi not only do the Katharoi greatly esteem humility, but also in the Grail Legend there is a woman of miraculous powers, namely Kundry, whose body was said to be deformed.}

Warfield 1918 = B. B. Warfield : Counterfeit Miracles. (reprinted Edinburgh 1972)

p. 228 nudity on other planets

"Only one of our contactees [Derenberger 1971] reports that people on other planets go naked".

{This tendency to wear clothing is merely an example of a circumstance wherein "the ETs adapt their appearance to match the expectations of the witnesses".}

Derenberger 1971 = Woodrow W. Derenberger, as told to Harold W. Hubbard : Visitors from Lanulos. Vantage, NY.

p. 228 feminine beauty of goddesses

"the appearance of the female ET crewpersons, as reported by Bethurun, Menger, Angelucci and others ... are ... invariably described as ... extremely beautiful, ... their shapes receive enthusiastic comment.

The hypothesis that the ETs adapt their appearance to match the expectations of the witnesses

is inadequate to expla[i]n why entities who wish to impress us with their superior wisdom, and who frequently declared themselves to be hundreds of years old, should manifest in the form of a sex-magazine pin-up."

{Among the Hellenes, their deities are considered wise; but this is no inhibition barring their idols of goddesses (e.g., of Aphrodite and of the Kharites, declared to be at least hundreds of years of age) from likewise being depicted nude and beautiful.}

{Not only in classical antiquity, but also in imitations from the Renaissance, are statues (and also paintings) of goddesses frequently depictions of their nudity. But perhaps the author (H.E.) is opposed to the spirit of the Renaissance, and would wish art-style to return, in Europe, to the mediaeval typology -- or else he is a hypocrite.}

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6.4

Need-Based Encountre

231-241

p. 236 secrets

"Many encounter witnesses are entrusted with secrets {N.B. Many such persons are avowed communists/anarchists.} :

{The most basic reason for keeping secrets is : being entrusted with a plan for eventually overthrowing governments and for confiscating the property of the super-rich : even such that (and to whatever extent) supernatural deities may be advocates of, and co-conspirators in, that plan.}

Agnes of Bohemia was just one of the religious mystics who claimed that 'she had contemplated the secrets of God, which it is not permitted to anyone to reveal', and the visionaries of La Salette, Fat[.]ima, Garabandal and elsewhere have made similar claims."

pp. 239-40 factors in common among many extraterrestrial-contact cases

p. 239

"from a comparison with other types of encounter experience, we get an intriguingly plausible model ... : ...

p. 240

Characteristically it occurs in an isolated location, such as those where Adamski, Vorilhon, Siragusa, Menger, Bethurum, Monnet and so many others met their contacts. ...

{This is likewise usual in AmerIndian vision-quaests.} {In terms of legend, Mos^eh at Sinay is an instance; and there are many others.}


A curious detail of traditional initiations {by fairies into Fairyland} is the crossing of the enchanted forest in which, amongst other details, no birds sing. A curious detail which is nevertheless specifically remarked by many {extraterestrial-}encountre witnesses is the absence of birdsong and other animal noises.

{This one of many indications that conventional "fairy-tales" are accurate descriptions of an actually-existent alternative-reality.} {It is an available feature, also, in encountres with ghosts.}


Researcher Jenny Randles has frequently referred [Hale 1983] to what she names the 'Oz factor'


in which a sense of unreality {Otherworldliness} overtakes the witness at the onset of the experience."

{This is real, and is due to being sensorily translated (transferred) into a minor sub-plane of the material plane : one's sense-perceptions thus becoming briefly dominated by Otherworldly powers.}

Randles (Hale), 1983 = Jenny Randles : UFO Reality. Hale, London.

{Birds and beasts tend to have a more refined sensibility for detecting the uncanny than have most humans.}

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7.1

Understanding the Encountre Experience

244-9

p. 245 Super-Beings

"implicit in the {supernatural-}contact experience is the belief that there exist 'super-beings' of some kind, with the corollary that it is reasonable to expect them to intervene -- or to turn to them ourselves -- when human resources prove inadequate."

p. 248 the ainigmata of actually autonomous immortal deities versus the mere illusion of autonomy on the part of mere mortals

[quoted from Richards 1982] "PK (psychokinesis) phenomena often take place without conscious intent on the part of anyone. This raises an old question : Is it more appropriate to explain the events ... in terms of autonomous agencies (call them spirits or what you will)?

{Psychokinesis occurred once in my praesence without my willing it (the door to my gaol-cell in Ch., IL, miraculously unlocked itself : similar to the story about Paulos in the Acts of the Apostoloi) : in that case some divine entity (similar to the angel in the case of Paulos) must have performed the unlocking. But in my case the cause was more manifest, for a rainbow had miraculously appeared around me while entring the county-gaol, indicating that a rainbow-body deity was accompanying me.}

This question may in the end have no satisfactory solution since the boundaries of the self elude precise definition."

"The fact remains that whoever/whatever is responsible for the universe

{Do note the author's deliberate choice of a singular-number verb-form (the verb "is"), as if it were incontrovertible that only a single entity or system is responsible for the universe; when in reality there are most likely to be vast multitudes of entities and of systems responsible for maintaining the structure and organization of the universe.}

evidently thought it fit to make ... a universe ... peopled by ... individuals like you and me, capable of independent and autonomous thought,

including the thought that there may be other kinds of reality than the one we know.

{Surely "the thought that there may be other kinds of reality than the one we know" is a divinely-implanted revelation, the essential key to understanding the divine nature of the self (atman as an aspect of brahman). [written June 5th 2014]}

All this may be a cunningly contrived illusion;

{Free will is an illusion, insofar as the divine provenience of all our thoughts is not directly evinced and manifested (due to natural shyness and/or humble modesty on the part of the divinities who originate-and-implant our thoughts). [written June 5th 2014]}

nevertheless it is clearly within this framework that you and I are intended {by the deities who contrive such a framework} to function".

Richards, 1982 = John Thomas Richards : Sorrat, a History of the Neihardt PK Experiments. Scarecrow, Metuchen (NY).

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7.2

Encountre Experience as Objective

250-253

p. 252 impersonating by deities

"we should accept that it is {they are} the ostensible entities who are involved except where we have strong grounds to suspect that pseudo-entities are impersonating them."

{In this characterization by the author (H.E.), his "ostensible entities" are divinities sufficiently rude to assert their own name in possible despite to whatever the mortal witness may think; whereas his "pseudo-entities" are deities so polite as to cater their nomenclature to the ideal of whom-and-that the mortal may wish to meet.}

Many researchers have hypothesized categories of entities who assumed the appearance of divinities, ETs and so on for convenience'[s] sake {the convenience of their mortal client?}. In the course of five books Salvador Freixedo has developed the thesis that there exist a class of beings ... who masquerade as 'gods', spirits of the dead, cosmic visitors, or

whatever seems appropriate to the individual occasion."

{whatsoever their individual mortal client may wish}

{A deity so polite as to do all possible to please a mortal, including to assume the identity of a sought-for personage, is surely praeferable over some minor entity so impolite as to neglect to do so.} {Deities essentially have the power to be, or to become anything (as such a name as "I Am that I Am" would imply) at will -- with no propre qualities of their own, they assume any appearance and any identity as may be wished for by their mortal clients -- except that they must have a propre gendre of their own (though, of course, they may summon some divine relative of theirs, of appropriate gendre, whenever desired).}

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7.3

Encountre Experience as Subjective

254-258

p. 254 categories of shape-shifters

"An undifferentiated being with the ability to take any form it chooses, like the theosophists' fairies."

"A being which sheds its own appearance and takes any form it chooses, like the Catholic Devil."

"specifically created by some external agency in appropriate form, like Freixedo's 'intermediate beings'."

{also the mal>aki^m (angeloi, said to be divinely created), who (according to the TNaK) assume disguises when visiting mortals}

"A pseudo-entity created by the witness's own mental powers and projected in such a way as to give an illusion of external existence."

{perhaps : so-called "thought-forms", though these retain (according to the Theosophical Society) geometric form, and are hardly capable of independent activity, and furthermore are the result of an ongoing collective worship of a group of devotees}

{This sort of "pseudo-entity" may be intended as an "egregore" (or "familiar spirit"), but these are actually originally independent wights (entities) which have become attracted to, and habituated the customs of, mortals by means of the mortals' esoteric rituals.}

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7.4

Individual Experience and Cosmic Process

259-264

pp. 259-60 Leo Sprinkle's (professor at the University of Wyoming) model for UFO {actually, IFO} experiences

p. 259

"UFO experiences are one segment of a plan to transform evolved earthlings ... to cosmic citizens."

p. 260

"1. UFO contactees have been chosen {by the IFOs}; no UFO contact is accidental.


2. Contactees are ... people, who {have been chosen by the IFOs for contact because such chosen people} exhibit a caring or loving concern for all humankind {and for all other intelligent beings as well}.


3. Contactees have an experience ... as a {divine} manifestation of the ideas {i.e., understanding} of {divine} reality.


4. UFO experiences include paraphysical {supraphysical}, parabiological {suprabiological}, parapsychological {suprapsychical,} and paraspiritual {supraspiritual} manifestations which are designed {by the IFOs} to influence {i.e., to improve/ameliorate and to extend} the 'world view' of the contactees.


5. Contactees receive information during and after their UFO experience which is related to their life interests, e.g. natural sciences, social sciences, music and art, ancient civilizations, psychic phenomena, re[d]incarnation, metaphysical and spiritual knowledge, etc.


6. Contactees are gently co[-]erced into studies and activities which blend with the ultimate {benevolent, universally beneficial} purpose of the UFO entities {who are deities intending thusly to benefit all living beings} ... .


7. Contacts are initiated and maintained within the general framework of contactees' views of reality. ...


8. Contactees are programmed for a variety 'future' {futuristic} activities, including ... desire to share their messages and knowledge with other contactees.


9. The lives of contactees move in the direction of greater self-awareness, greater concern for the welfare of Planet Earth {and for other planets inhabited by intelligent beings}, and for a greater sense of Cosmic Citizenship {including communication and co-experience} with other beings in the Universe.


10. The personal metamorphosis of UFO contactees is the forerunner of social transformation in human consciousness, which is now leading to change in the economic, educational, ... political and religious institutions of nations of the Earth."

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8.

The Reality of the Encountre

265-269

p. 266 imbalance? {or unique balance?}

"Without the mescalin, presumably it {divine ecstasy} wouldn't have happened. It was a side-effect of a chemical imbalance".

{The very reverse! Actually, it is an intrinsic imbalance (lack of adequate mental balance or of spiritual aequipoise) which restricteth mortals from perceiving the deities continually; and mescalin is among the sacramental entheogens which are able to correct that imbalance temporarily.}

{It is this sort of remark that may render this author's writings unpalatable.}

p. 267 producer of dreams?

"our dreams give ample evidence that the producer possesses an infinite talent for improvization."

{However, the author (H.E.) regarded the producer of dreams as one's own "subconscious mind" (p. 267). But actually the mind is only a receiver of unworldly imagery planned and organized (in conjunction with one's guardian angel) by divine committees (in planes-of-existence remote from the haunts of mortals) by means of rather strict rules which leave little room for any improvization.}

p. 269 whose and what's "greater potential"?

"Those, however, who believe that mankind has an infinitely greater potential ..., may find it easier to believe that he has within himself the resources to fabricate ... an encounter experience, even though ... he has to play tricks on himself".

{Mankind's "greater potential" resideth largely in a capacity praying to the mighty deities to send (as emissaries from the divine palaces), within swift-flying shape-changing vehicles, shape-shifting immortals so as to inspire us with further pieties.}

{Human do have within themselves their immortal soul, which is capable of appealing to the divine worlds to fend off from our earthly wone such impiety as is foisted upon the unwary by such authors as this one.}

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Hilary Evans : Gods, Spirits, Cosmic Guardians : a Comparative Study of the Encounter Experience. Aquarian Pr, Wellingborough (Northamptonshire), 1987.


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hilary_Evans