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Classic EssaysRevilo P. Oliver

by Revilo P. Oliver AN ADVERTISEMENT sent through the mails by Edgar D. Mitchell begins: “Eighteen years ago I had an extraordinary experience — one that shaped my life. After exploring the dry, airless surface of the moon as an Apollo astronaut, I was returning home to Earth. When I saw…
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IT HAS BEEN exactly 50 years since Erich Von Däniken (pictured) claimed in his controversial work Chariots of the Gods that the Bible “proves” ancient man met with aliens, adopting new technologies from extraterrestrials. [Like the Webbs’ Soviet Communism: A New Civilization?
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Classic Essays

by William Scott, Jr. THE “New Age” craze has merged with “liberalism” in several interesting ways. Both new-ageism and liberalism spring from the same kind of reality-denying mentality. Both elevate wishful thinking to a kind of moral and philosophical principle, and…
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Classic EssaysRevilo P. Oliver

by Revilo P. Oliver ACCORDING TO the Washington Post (11 September 1985) six men and one woman, all now in their early thirties, have filed suit against a long-haired, long-bearded swami who does business under the name Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, each asking damages of $9,000,000 for physical and mental…
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Classic EssaysRevilo P. Oliver

A review of Consciousness by A.R. Orage by Revilo P. Oliver (pictured) A. R. ORAGE, THE MAN who popularized the phrase “New Age” in the early 20th century, and who honestly concluded on his deathbed that he had learned nothing of significance about the nature of life, here tries to lead the…
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