Ancient Egyptians in the Grand Canyon

Did an Egyptian navy cross the Pacific or Atlantic and come to Arizona? Could they have left an Egyptian tomb in the Grand Canyon, something similar to those found in the Valley of Kings near Luxor, Egypt? Strangely, an article pub­lished on the front page of the Phoenix Gazette on April 5, 1909, claimed that just such an Egyptian rock-cut cave was found. While many mummies have been discovered in Egypt, very few were in pyramids—and those that were have been dated from the later…

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New Washington & the ET Issue

Newly confirmed Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, has long had an interest in UFOs and the existence of extrater­restrial life. She was given an informal briefing in August 1995 by billionaire philanthropist, Laurence Rockefeller, on the best available UFO evidence. An August 4, 1995, memo by President Clinton’s Science Advisor, Dr Jack Gibbons, confirmed that the Clintons would be vacationing with Rockefeller at his Teton Ranch in Wyoming that summer, and they would discuss UFOs: “You will probably see Mr Rockefeller on your vacation in…

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The Mythical Jesus

Did Christianity spring onto the scene two millennia ago as a divine revelation that came directly from the one true God, as to this day some of its more fundamentalist adherents contend? Was there a real individual, a historical per­son, a genuine Jesus Christ—a preacher and, according to his followers, a theurgist and wonder-worker—who was crucified in Jerusalem? Was such a man the Messiah for whom many Jews longed? I would venture to guess that most people who call themselves Christians today (there are estimated…

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The Upside to the Downturn

With the current round of handwringing over the unhappy state of the economy, it is worth pondering whether there may be an unconsidered benefit in the situation. Indeed, if the materialistic prison in which we find ourselves incar­cerated were to break open its doors just a bit, it could well do us all some good. As we see it, a deep confusion over the nature of reality has produced a near universal trance state, in which the visible world seems to be made of very…

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More to the Story

Writing to Atlantis Rising, via snail mail or e-mail is the best, but not the only way to make your views known to our readers. There are also “forums” on the Atlantis Rising web site. (You can go to www.Atlantis Rising.com and select “Discussions”.) Jesus in India Len [Kasten] let one “thread” drop when he mentioned that we had to cancel the trip to film at Hemis Monastery (“Jesus in India: Making the Movie,” A.R. #74) because of terrorist danger for the airplane we were…

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News

PROOF OF ANTEDILUVIAN CIVILIZATION? Is Göbekli Tepe the Smoking Gun? The ongoing attempt by academic archaeology to reconcile the growing gaps in its prevailing theory of history could be becoming something of a bridge too far. At the moment, dramatic discoveries at an out-of-the-way Turkish dig near Urfa a few miles north of the Syrian border, known as Göbekli Tepe, are readily acknowledged to be a “challenge to conventional history,” but that characterization could well prove to be a major understatement. Carbon dated at twelve-thousand…

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Intelligent Alien Worlds Galore The odds that you may have an alien neighbor some day are greater that you may have thought, and we don’t mean from Uzbekistan. According to scientists at the University of Edinburgh, nearly 40,000 planets in the Milky Way could support alien life at least as intelligent as we are. The researchers created a program which organized all the data we have on approximately 330 known planets and calculated the percentage that might have conditions suitable for life. Taken into account…

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Even More News

UFO Dogfight Veteran Talks A U.S. fighter pilot who was scrambled to shoot down a UFO over England in 1957 has now talked publicly to the press about his experience. In an interview with Sarasota, Florida’s HeraldTribune (HeraldTribune.com), Milton Torres, says the craft he spotted “didn’t follow classic Newtonian mechanics.” Torres story first came to light last fall when the British Ministry of Defense released it, as part a large public doc­ument dump of old UFO files. Torres, now retired from the Air Force, says…

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Still More News

Could Global Warming Cause a Pole Shift? For those more worried about a pole shift than global warming, a new study may help to consolidate their concerns. Researchers now think global warming could cause a pole shift. Geophysicists at the university of Toronto say they have studied the possible effects of the collapse of a large por­tion of the Antarctic ice sheet and concluded that it would shift the axis of the Earth itself. In an article published in February in the journal Science, the…

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New Appreciation for Viktor Schauberger’s Legacy

Viktor Schauberger is on my mind this week. Why thoughts of a long-deceased forester/inventor from faraway Aus­tria? There are several reasons. • This month’s New Energy Movement Canada event—the tenth in their series of speakers in Vancouver (www.newenergymovement.ca)—was titled “Schauberger’s Legacy.” • I received a new DVD from Austria on the same topic. • And we’re seeing the partial breakdown of an industrialized society that chose the “breakdown” type of technolo­gies. Schauberger predicted such societal disorder if twentieth century technological developments continued to go in the…

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INews

• Researchers Find Brain Differences Between Believers and Non-Believers Believing in God can help block anxiety and minimize stress, according to new University of To­ronto research that shows distinct brain differences between believers and non-believers. • Are Fossils Really Millions of Years Old? If, a world-wide flood the Bible describes in Genesis had actually occurred then wouldn’t it have, indeed, altered the initial conditions so as to make radiometric dating less than an exact science. • Yeti Evidence Is Strong Says Wildlife Expert Sir David…

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Happy Birthday, Charlie

This year, 2009, is the 200th anniversary of the birth of Charles Darwin, credited with founding the theory of evolu­tion by natural selection. It is also the 150th anniversary of the publication of his book The Origin of Species. Darwin was a theology student who never graduated from university, never got a Ph.D., and never worked as a professional scientist. He was an amateur naturalist. Nevertheless, his books and papers came to the attention of the scientific world, and became quite influential. I spent Darwin’s…

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Ancient Keys to the Future

Textbooks tell us that civilization is about 5,000 years old. At least that’s about as far back as we find the first writing and the first significant man-made structures such as ziggurats and pyramids. Before that was a period called ‘prehis­tory.’ Unrecorded, it was a time assumed to be far more primitive than our own. No one would argue that a lot has happened since “prehistoric” times; useful things like the invention of the tele­vision remote control, escalators, and computer dating services. O.K. maybe some…

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India’s Magical Ancient Pillar

In June, 1987, I took a tour group to China, Inner Mongolia, Tibet, India, Nepal and Kashmir on a grand odyssey to many of the sacred places of Asia. While visiting India, one of the highlights, for me, was to see what is called the Del­hi Pillar, a column of wrought iron that stands in the courtyard of Kutab Minar, in what is now the capital city of New Delhi. In the past the column has also been called the Singh Stambh, the Ashoka, and…

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Shakespeare and Dr. Dee

In 1921, The Occult Review, a British illustrated monthly journal, ran an insightful article entitled “Shakespeare and the Occult” that quite plausibly concluded that many of his plays were unintelligible without an understanding of the esoteric subjects they featured. Today, if you Google the words Shakespeare plus occult, you’ll find over half a million hits. Included are modern Rosicrucian claims that: “No one familiar with esoteric doctrines can have any question as to Shakespeare’s familiarity with the wisdom of the Illuminati.” You’ll also find Jewish…

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Taking Aim at the Big Bang

In the 1960s, astronomer Halton Arp discovered that galaxies are “born” and grow into family groups. In some cases, he could trace their genealogy through as many as four generations. This is the kind of discovery that every astrono­mer dreams of making. It promises to improve our understanding of the universe as much as Galileo’s discoveries improved our understanding of the solar system. Arp’s observations should have been celebrated and promoted. In­stead, as with Galileo, his work has been rejected and ridiculed by the astronomical…

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The Search for the Queen of the Sahara

The history of the Sahara region of Africa has been buried under the shifting sands and ever-widening desert. A few thousand years ago it was home to populations of hunters and traders who left rock carvings of among other animals, giraffes, that no longer are found anywhere in the vast expanse. Around 3500 BC hunters were replaced by nomadic herdsmen able, obviously, to feed and water their animals in what is now parched, dry desert. Somewhere in their long history they erected standing stones, dolmens,…

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Giza Under Ground

Hawass Plans to Drill Beneath the Sphinx Zahi Hawass has said that he plans to drill soon under the Great Sphinx. The report of his intention was published in the February/March edition of Ancient Mysteries, the newsletter of the Virginia Beach-based Edgar Cayce organiza­tion, the Association for Research and Enlightenment (A.R.E.). Hawass, Secretary General of the Egyptian Supreme Council of Antiquities, after recently speaking for an hour to an A.R.E. group, said that Joe Jahoda, a longtime A.R.E. member, had convinced him to drill under…

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Where Atlantis Meets Lemuria

The Mexican civilizations confronted by modern Europeans for the first time in the early 1500s were still Bronze Age-like cultures, unchanged for millennia, and essentially frozen in time since their inception. The sixteenth century Az­tecs were culturally no further advanced than the Olmecs, who preceded them by thirty centuries. Like the Mayas and Toltecs, their societies were less unique than variations on a Mesoamerican theme common to them all. Perhaps the strangest quality of Mesoamerican Civilization was the suddenness of its appearance. For at least…

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Uranus & Neptune: Deconstruction & Dissolution

“Space, the final frontier . . .”—Star Trek, Gene Roddenberry Before telescopes, the night sky was thought to consist of two similar components: fixed stars, which remained mo­tionless in relation to each other, and wandering stars, which appeared to shift their positions relative to the fixed stars. The earliest astronomers counted five planets—the moving “stars,” which were visible to the unaided eye. The term planet, asteres planetai in Greek, was broadened to include the Sun and the Moon, particularly in the Middle Ages. These were…

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Technology from the Edge

Two DVDs on technology from the fringe and a documentary on the looming crises in the world’s water supply make for some interesting viewing that you won’t see any time soon at your local theatre. You will, however, be able to or­der them from Atlantis Rising. JOHN SEARL STORY: His Life, His Machine, His Words BKL Films This documentary chronicles the extraordinary life of John Roy Robert Searl and his extraordinary scientific claims—claims that, if true, could solve our world’s energy crisis. He offers a…

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