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By James R. Lewis

Is the human race the results of a breeding scan performed by way of historical astronauts? Are satanists, extraterrestrials—or both—mutilating livestock? Whimsical and engaging, UFOs and well known Culture explores a wealthy aspect of Americana and its effect on modern society. The alien ship phenomenon is placed into folkloric and mental point of view, revealing a lot approximately our collective psyche.

From non secular ideals and legends to videos and television exhibits; from ads and celebrities to websites and picture ops; this illustrated encyclopedia is your first cease source for knowing alien craft ideals and their influence on modern the USA. issues explored contain tune and UFOs, bare extraterrestrial beings, Reincarnation, Roswell, Brad Steiger, Heaven's Gate, warfare of the Worlds, and unidentified flying object Conventions.

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The second, slightly less common type is tall (six feet or more) and thin, with pale skin and blond hair. Their eyes are described as Oriental or catlike and are often blue or pink. They are often said to be strangely beautiful. In some cases humans seem to be working together with the aliens in these UFOs. Abductees 3 5. The aliens often communicate with human witnesses telepathically but with each other by incomprehensible sounds. 6. They often make reference to having visited earth in the past and/or coming to earth because of atomic or nuclear activity.

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