The UFO Phenomenon: Fact, Fantasy and Disinformation
Are the lights and strange craft in our skies aliens from other galaxies—or the product of fraud, delusion, or mistaken identity?
John Michael Greer—a respected authority on the occult and the unexplained—reveals the secret hidden at the center of the UFO labyrinth. This meticulously researched guide plunges into the thick of the controversy with an unexpected and compelling approach to the UFO mystery, from Kenneth Arnold's 1947 sighting of the first "flying saucers" to present-day encounters.
Moving beyond the familiar debate between those who believe that UFOs are extraterrestrial in origin and those who believe UFOs do not exist at all, this unique work goes further to examine stranger and more rewarding topics—the nature of apparitions, the history of secret American aerospace technologies, the mythology of progress, and the role of popular culture in defining experienced reality.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - JeremyPreacher - LibraryThing
UFOs are a subject I have no particular interest in, but I went on a John Michael Greer tear at the library, and figured "Why not?" I'm glad I did - this was a fascinating look at the history of UFO ... Read full review
Review: The UFO Phenomenon: Fact, Fantasy and DisinformationUser Review - Gary - Goodreads
A book which examines why the UFO mystery hasn't been solved due to circular logic on both fronts - proponents and debunkers. Read full review
one Before the Saucers Came Prehistory1947
two A Mystery in the Skies 19471966
three Waiting for First Contact 19661987
five The Barriers to Understanding
six The Unexamined Hypotheses
seven The Natural History of Apparitions