Zecharia Sitchin

The Asteroids

BY JULIE GILLENTINE

“Life begins when you get out of the grandstand into the game.”—P. L. Debevoise The first asteroid was discovered on January 1, 1801 by Giuseppe Piazzi in Italy. He thought he saw a new comet. Pi­azzi named the object Ceres, after the Roman goddess of agriculture. Over the next few years three similar “goddess­es” were located, which were named Pallas, Vesta and Juno. By the close of the 19th century several hundred of these small bodies had been identified. They are called asteroids, which means…

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From Beyond the Grave

By Marsha Oaks

In this issue, we deal with the legacies of three pioneers of alternative thought who are no longer with us. Zecharia Sitchin and Philip Coppens have passed recently, and Edgar Cayce much earlier. All three, though, remain relevant and will likely do so for a long time. SITCHIN: Future, Past-Present Zecharia Sitchin Enjoy an evening with Zecharia Sitchin, biblical scholar and expert on the Sumerian epic poems. After an interview with John Van Auken (A.R.E.’s Director) on the various ancient civilizations, Sitchin lectures on his…

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In Search of Hidden Temples

BY MARSHA OAKS

Where most see only scenery, others see temples. The evidence some have assembled to support their unique vision can make for some very intriguing video material and this time out it provides us with three DVDs to talk about. The first two are the work of Henry Lincoln, who, along with Michael Baigent and Richard Leigh, is one of the three origi­nal authors of Holy Blood, Holy Grail, the book from which Dan Brown’s Da Vinci Code drew much of its inspiration. Baigent and Leigh…

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