The Cryptoterrestrials: A Meditation on Indigenous Humanoids and the Aliens Among Us Paperback – 1 Mar 2010
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In his manuscript for ‘The Cryptoterrestrials’ the late Mac Tonnies reheats these old ideas and stirs in the speculations of Jacques Vallee, John Keel and others from past decades that an Earth-bound intelligence is behind at least some of the UFO phenomenon and attempts societal manipulation by deceiving humans with whom it chooses to interact into believing they're seeing extraterrestrials. He names the resulting stew his ‘Cryptoterrestrial Hypothesis’ (CTH for short). However the CTH as explained in the book is neither a new idea nor a true hypothesis, as (unlike the ETH) it lacks supporting evidence and fails to address the obvious questions. It's a loose unfinished essay more than a book; speculation rather than serious theory, and the author's own vague term “a meditation” sums it up.
Tonnies admitted he did no original research, no field work and conducted no interviews with UFO witnesses or experiencers: he was simply an armchair theorist and internet blogger rehashing the work of others. The author rails against the ETH and those who give it credence, and repeats Vallee's old arguments from the 1970s thus:
"That the UFO phenomenon is so rampant argues against extraterrestrial origin and favors an intelligence with a penchant for theater...Read more ›
The Cryptoterrestrials: A Meditation on Indigenous Humanoids and the Aliens Among Us
As McCartney quoted in one of his songs...All the world's a tiny bubble,floating inside the truth.
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This is a great little book that will make you think about the whole Alien debate in a new light.Published on 14 July 2013 by anthony potter
I'd read about this book online and I would advise anyone with an interest in Fortean subjects to read it. Read morePublished on 5 Jun. 2013 by Stuart Fagan