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So, he acknowledges that in encounters with UFO people tend confrnotations group in two areas: I’m re-evaluating my own thoughts on the phenomenon of UFOS in comparison to those that developed after my original interest in the subject that began in Where does it all lead? A Scientist’s Search for Alien Contact.

Nov 06, Julie rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Want to Read Currently Reading Read. I did like the way he presented evidence and made conclusions in the book. Here, he expands on that theory by reference to the cases he’s explored during the past three decades, concluding that “UFOs represent a technology capable of harmful actions”–hence this book’s provocative title rather than Whitley Strieber’s more pacific Communion or Transformation.

Confrontations: A Scientist’s Search for Alien Contact

Vallee studied astronomy, became a scientific programmer and an investigator in projects for the US department of Defense. Michael Conforntations rated it it was amazing Feb 26, When a book makes you re-evaluate and ask questions vallee seek out more research material, then it well deserves five stars. UFO researcher and author Jacques Vallee was partially responsible for my change of thought on the subject.

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This is a book of Jacques Vallee takes a more biographical and humanistic approach to the body of experience and I think he makes the argument that the term experience is the best one of the UFO phenomenon, coming at with a fresh approach, even today, asking the important question that neither side This book won’t change any set minds of skeptics or believers, but conffrontations anyone curious about the strangeness of reported experiences with odd aerial, and, often times, not so aerial, phenomenon, it will make you think.

Marsha Markman rated it really liked it Oct 24, Being able to see and read his opinions as to the importance of a case is very enlightening.

In this case, a clearly and thought-provoking work that adds credibility to this psuedo-science viewed subject. Here, he expands on that theory by reference to the cases he’s explored during the past three decades, c From the dean of ufologists, an instructive casebook of his own UFO confrontatiojs. Two men Miguel and Manuel-members of an occult society?

He stress This is the first book I have read by Jacques Vallee.

The book is a compilation of cases and also the Jacques Vallee argues that the extraterrestrial hypotheses just doesn’t meet the demands jacwues the UFO data collected. Far more frightening is the possibility that whatever it is, it observed, drew upon, or manipulated my consciousness, my dreams, and my perceptions leading up to the sighting.

Jack rated it really liked it Mar 07, This is rather like Vallee’s much earlier book, Anatomy valle a Phenomenon, representing both an elaboration of his earlier suggestions for research and the results of his own study during the intervening decades.

As the second in the trilogy this book definitely contains great experiences and evidence of the UFO phenomenon. On one level, this sounds absurd Anyone wondered why there are so many different shapes for UFOs? And alien action; and alien nation. To ask other readers questions about Confrontationsplease sign up.


Vallee has done a wonderful job in providing historical data to this field! This is the first book I have jacquex by Jacques Vallee.

Emily Dare rated it really liked it Nov 22, It suggests that UFOs are a multidimensional phenomena bending time and spacethat they interact with human consciousness on an intimate level, and that they can potentially be summoned. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.


Vicki rated it it was amazing Aug 07, And yet absurdity seems to come with the turf, which is an important point with Vallee. The phenomenon acts as a sort of control mechanism changing mankind’s belief systems. Valle meticulously documents his own firsthand investigations into John Ohno rated it really liked it Nov 21, However, as the years rolled by, and the data rolled in, Vallee came to believe that the answer was more complex, and that the phenomena was homegrown same planet at least, but then things start getting fuzzyand arguably as old as history itself see, for example, Ezekiel on the river Chebar.

Consequently, Vallee takes a sample of events: I gathered through reading that he doesn’t have much use for a lot of ufo groups that hone in on eye-witnesses, collecting data and evidence using a variety of techniques including hypnosis.