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  1. ChrisIB

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    The language of the genes, Steve Jones
    On Charles Darwin's cousin, Francis Galton, who came up with the idea of fingerprints
    Sometimes I think we Brits might be a bit odd
     
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  2. wwkirk

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    Due to limited time and taking advantage of discounts, I've accumulated quite a few audiobooks. Anyway, the one I'm listening to now is The Complete Guide to Mysterious Beings by none other than John A. Keel. It's a lot of fun. I would classify it as Forteana, or maybe folklore, rather than cryptozoology. Many of the entities discussed are somewhat fabulous, while others could be considered intelligent. He even covers extraterrestrials and angels. Keel didn't commit himself to the reality of the beings he discussed, but only rejected a few of them outright.

    Here's the Table of Contents of the print edition:

    CONTENTS

    1. A World Filled with Ambling Nightmares

    2. ”The Uglies and the Nasties”

    3. Demon Dogs and Phantom Cats

    4. Flying Felines

    5. The Incomprehensibles

    6. Giants in the Earth or ”Marvelous Big Men and Great Enmity”

    7. The Hairy Ones

    8. Meanwhile in Russia

    9. Big Feet and Little Brains

    10. Creatures from the Black Lagoon

    11. Those Silly ”Flying Saucer” People

    12. The Big Joke from Outer Space

    13. Cattle Rustlers from the Skies

    14. The Grinning Man

    15. Cherubs, Angels, and Greys

    16. The Bedroom Invaders

    17. Winged Weirdos

    18. The Man-Birds

    19. West Virginia's ”Mothman”

    20. Unidentified Swimming Objects

    21. Scoliophis Atlanticus

    22. The Great Sea Serpent of Silver Lake, New York

    23. The Yellow Submarine Caper

    24. Something Else...



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  3. Toroid

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    Kerry Cassidy has a new book "Rebel Gene: Secret Space & the Future of Humanity". She talks about the history of Project Camelot and her whistleblowers. I would give it 8.3/10.
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  4. nivek

    nivek As Above So Below

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  5. wwkirk

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    Publicizing this is certainly good, but they have been free all along.
     
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  6. Toroid

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    I would give this book 'Walking Among Us: The Alien Plan to Control Humanity' an 8.5/10. It's basically a follow-up to his other book 'The Threat'. In one account a hybrid/hubrid was talking to a stranger and was told he needs to lighten up. He thought that meant he needed to buy lighter color clothes.
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  7. nivek

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    It has good reviews on Amazon too, I might give it a read, thanks...

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  8. Toroid

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    I think I've had this book over 25 years and I've only now finished it. The most interesting part was the last quarter of the book which draws the alien/Annunaki connections.


    Rule by Secrecy

    The Hidden History That Connects the Trilateral Commission, the Freemasons and the Great Pyramids

    By Jim Marrs


    The CFR created the United Nations after the failed attempt at the League of Nations. The World Health Organization is under the UN. President Johnson had 14 advisers called the wise men and 12 of them were members of the CFR.

    Adam Weishaupt the founder of the Illuminati was known as Spartacus.

    Some believe the outlawed knights Templars became the Rosicrucians.

    The Masonic G can stand for Gnostic/Gnosis, God or Geometry. Gnostic is derived from the Greek word gnosis meaning knowledge.

    There was an extremely interesting segment on the Count of Saint Germain.
    Did Count de Saint-Germaine Truly Discover Immortality?

    There was an Annunaki named Nazi.

    It’s believed that William Shakespeare was actually Francis Bacon who was rumored to be the illegitimate son of Queen Elizabeth I.

    Christ is Christo in Greek meaning anointed.

    It’s believed the shroud of Turin is an image of the Knights Templar grand master Jacques de Molay.

    The Hospitallers became the Knights of Malta.

    The Hospitallers, Knights of Malta, Knights of Saint John, Freemasonry & the Rosicrucians trace their origins to the Knights Templar.

    France was named after its first ruler Francio who was said to be a descendant of Noah. I couldn’t verify this on the net because there’s a name discrepancy.

    The Merovingians were said to be descendants of ET’s and were from the lost tribe of Benjamin.

    The symbols for the Merovingians were the fish, lion & fleur-de-lis.

    The Old Man of the Mountain was the leader of the Assassins. They claimed to have knowledge of the time of Noah & beyond.

    A 33rd degree mason is connected to the elevated consciousness through the 33 vertebra.

    Hermes Trismegistus/Thoth proclaimed “As above, so below”.

    Enki acquired genetic material from the moon/sin that was left over from the destruction of Tiamat. We were born in sin.

    The original Hebrew name for angel is mal’akim meaning emissaries in regards to the visit Lot received before the destruction of Sodom. Salt is also the Hebrew word for vapor in reference to the death of his wife.

    Some believe Israel is OsirIS, Ra & El on the last page of the book.

    Jacques de Molay. The nose resembles the shroud image.
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  9. pigfarmer

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    Discovered C.S. Forester a bit late in life but fortunately not too late.

    Good book, written a bit strangely, but very good. Fitted and retained indeed.

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    Being a military geek and Star Trek fan it's surprising I never read any of the Horatio Hornblower stuff, but now that I've started it I'll probably finish it. More a series of short stories with a common theme but engaging. Was never into the age of fighting sail - maybe Winston Churchill's description of the Royal Navy of the period influence med; he described it as it 'rum, sodomy and the lash ...' Fortunately, that hasn't come up. Rat biters and lunatics yes, but none of all that.
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  10. Standingstones

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    I have been revisiting the books of Ardy Sixkiller Clarke. The books are about the Native Americans contact with extraterrestrials. There are four total books with many fascinating stories. The American Indians have no doubts about the Sky People visiting us.

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  11. wwkirk

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    Nick Redfern says this will be his most controversial book.
    The Rendlesham Forest UFO Conspiracy: A Close Encounter Exposed as a Top Secret Government Experiment
    In the final days of December 1980, strange encounters and bizarre incidents occurred in the heart of Rendlesham Forest, Suffolk, England. Based upon their personal encounters, many of the military personnel who were present at the time believed that something extraterrestrial came down in those dark woods. What if, however, there was another explanation for what happened four decades ago?

    What if that explanation, if revealed, proved to be even more controversial than the theory that aliens arrived from a faraway world? The ramifications for the field of Ufology would be immense. In his new, sensational book, Nick Redfern reveals that one of the most famous UFO cases of all time was really a series of top secret experiments using holograms, mind-control programs, deception, disinformation, conspiracies and cover-ups. The shocking truth of a forty-year-old mystery is now revealed.
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    Mysterious Universe discusses it in their latest podcast.
    23.17 – MU Podcast – Kugelblitz and Mind Control | Mysterious Universe
     
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  12. wwkirk

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    More from Nick about the book (from Facebook):
    Several people have asked me in the last hour or so if - in my new book, "The Rendlesham Forest UFO Conspiracy" - I have relied on the testimony of this person or that person, etc.

    https://www.amazon.com/dp/1945962283/ref=sr_1_3…

    I should stress that my book is very different in its approach to the other books that have been written on the subject. Most books on Rendlesham are a study of the incidents and of the testimony of the people who were there. Mine is different.

    As the end of this year marks the 40th anniversary of the Rendlesham case, I could have written the story from the perspective of a history book.

    In other words, almost an A-Z of everything about the case, from the history, the claims, etc etc that have gone on for 40 years. But, there's no point in doing that, as most of that kind of material can be found in all the previous Rendlesham books that have already been published anyway.

    But, my book is far removed from that approach. I chose to focus on what I considered to be the most important (and least contaminated) data. That being the "Halt Tape" and the "Halt Memo."

    Then, there is approximately 30 pages in the book on the Rendlesham case, with the tape and the memo still at the forefront. After that approx 30 pages of telling the important parts of the case, I focus the remaining 170 pages of the book on the experiments and how they were achieved (and not just in the forest, but elsewhere too).

    My book is less about the incidents and the military guys themselves and their testimonies (although there is a small bit of that).

    Rather, my book looks at a very alternative part of the story that hasn't been touched before now (to a large degree). That alternative part is how a number of secret experiments were planned, created and finally deployed.

    We all know the story of the incidents, the claims, and the testimony. I'm providing the story of the experiments.
     
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  13. pigfarmer

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    Just wrapping up Hornblower #11. I can understand how Roddenberry got from that to Captain Kirk.

    Next on the list:

    From back in the day when cast iron balls were requirements for the weapons and the men who crewed those ships. Hard core. We've become very soft these days and have innate capacity we've forgotten about.

    The Age Of Fighting Sail: The Story of the Naval War of 1812
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    Hopefully it'll tide me over until June 9 when the last installment of one of my favorite series arrives

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