On December 13, , Claude Vorilhon experienced an alien abduction by the Elohim. They renamed him Rael and instructed him to act as their prophet. Yahweh is the name of the specific Elohim with whom Rael was in contact. He held his first public conference on his revelations on September 19, They believe the Elohim planted all life on Earth 25, years ago through scientific processes.
They also believe that the Elohim occasionally clone truly outstanding human individuals and that these clones now live on another planet among the Elohim. As such, Raelians are strong advocates of sexual freedom between consenting adults. Their attitude toward free love is one of the most well-known facts about them. Raelians, therefore, exhibit a very wide variety of sexual orientations and preferences, including monogamy and even chastity. The Elohim do not wish to force themselves upon humanity, so they will only fully reveal themselves once humanity is ready for and accepting of them.
It is preferred that the embassy is created in Israel since the Hebrews were the first people contacted by the Elohim according to Raelian belief. However, other locations are acceptable if creating it in Israel is not possible. This is followed by a baptism known as the transmission of the cellular plan.
This ritual is understood to communicate the new member's DNA makeup to an Elohim extraterrestrial computer. The initiation of new members happens four times a year on days that Raelians recognize as holidays.
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He was soon being thronged by abductees, whom he examined under hypnosis, and he would win renown as the father of the alien-abduction movement, starting with his book Missing Time, in , and its sequel, Intruders: The Incredible Visitations at Copley Woods. Hopkins was then beginning his investigation of the so-called Brooklyn Bridge U.
It would involve two security guards for an international figure Hopkins never named but believed to be U. I had a local reporter in Lima ask the year-old retired Peruvian diplomat directly about the matter in April My memory at this age fails me. Hopkins gave Mack a box of letters from people reacting to aliens. But, he added, Mack could decide for himself. He was the doctor. He had always assumed that anyone claiming to have been abducted by aliens was crazy, along with those who took them seriously.
In a few cases they were actually observed by independent witnesses to be physically absent during the time of the abduction. These people suffered from no obvious psychiatric disorder, except the effects of traumatic experience, and were reporting with powerful emotion what to them were utterly real experiences. In short, I was dealing with a phenomenon that I felt could not be explained psychiatrically, yet was simply not possible within the framework of the Western scientific worldview. With the new millennium, Mack began showing up at Newport, Leslie Hansen remembered.
She had been hired to help Mack transcribe recordings of his sessions, and she came to believe in the process that she had buried her own troubling childhood memories of aliens at her bedside. Mack was also deeply in love with his research associate, Dominique Callimanopulos, the glamorous daughter of the Greek shipping tycoon who owned Hellenic Lines. Mack was dubious. Hansen laughed. Two years after meeting Hopkins, Mack was working with dozens of experiencers, and one day he told incredulous fellow psychiatrists at Cambridge Hospital about alien abduction.
In he and David E. Pritchard, a pioneering physicist in atom optics at M. Mack presented his findings, as did Hopkins and David M. Bryan, the author of the best-seller Friendly Fire, was among a few select writers invited, for another book, Close Encounters of the Fourth Kind, which Knopf would publish in Conferees argued over the validity of a poll done by the Roper Organization for the hotel and aerospace mogul and U.
Bigelow that sought for the first time to quantify alien abduction in America. Because few were likely to admit to being an abductee, the pollsters asked the 5, respondents if they had ever experienced five key abduction-type symptoms: waking up paralyzed with the sense of a strange presence or person in the room, missing time, feeling a sensation of flying, seeing balls of light in the room, and finding puzzling scars.
Anyone who answered yes to the nonsense word was eliminated as unreliable. Two percent of the respondents, or people, acknowledged at least four of the five experiences, which Roper said translated to 3. At a minimum, Hopkins reported, the results suggested that , adult Americans might be abductees. Mack, a year before his death, with Budd Hopkins, the American artist and abduction researcher, at the International U.
Congress Awards in Some respected colleagues, asked to comment on his manuscript, were dismayed. Anyone could espouse alien abduction, but Mack was a renowned Harvard professor. Indeed, Mack soon stepped into a minefield, adding to his circle of abductees a year-old Boston writer who intrigued him with a bizarre tale of being taken into a spaceship with Nikita Khrushchev and President John F.
Kennedy during the Cuban missile crisis. Undaunted, Mack appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show with five of his lucid, articulate, and normal-acting abductees. Mack believes them, he says, when they say that they have had children with aliens. Harvard had had enough. Mack recruited a potent legal team: Daniel P. Experiencers who had appeared on Oprah with Mack testified for him.
Peter Faust, an acupuncturist in his 30s, told of having been recognized on a spaceship by another abductee and of possibly having been an alien himself in a previous lifetime. Mack and his research partner Callimanopulos flew off to investigate a report that on September 14, , a large, saucer-shaped spacecraft and several smaller craft had landed or hovered near a schoolyard in Ruwa, 40 miles northeast of Harare.
The children told Mack and Callimanopulos on tape that the beings had large heads, two holes for nostrils, a slit for a mouth or no mouth at all, and long black hair, and were dressed in dark, single-piece suits. It just popped up in my head. He never said anything. He talked just with his eyes. It was just the face and the eyes.
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They looked horrible. Mack countered with a fervent rebuttal.
When the final report came out, Mack was dumbfounded. Mack remains a member in good standing of the Harvard Faculty of Medicine. Mack had prevailed, but he realized in retrospect that he had made a fateful error. It is possible that in some cases people are taken bodily into spacecraft. However, the question is more subtle and complex. Whether space aliens were visiting, what planet they came from, and whether they were friendly to humans seemed increasingly less important than what such spiritual encounters revealed about the cosmos, Mack wrote.
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The Western materialist worldview was closed to such mysteries. But even without physical proof of the encounters, scientific investigation could proceed through study of the abductees themselves. Had whatever hybrid-breeding program existed been accomplished? What was the next step?
The emergence of aliens among us? How would humanity react? Jeffrey D. Rediger, who also holds a master-of-divinity degree, is no stranger to anomalous experiences. A decade ago in Brazil, where he had gone to study the claims of a mystical healer called John of God, Rediger said, he had witnessed surgeries without instruments and experienced, on his own chest, a sudden episode of spontaneous bleeding from an unexplained incision that quickly healed. Rudolph Schild, a noted astrophysicist at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics who had spoken up for Mack at the Harvard inquest, joined the group.
Schild had interviewed Austin and was struck by her uncanny familiarity with the double suns orbiting one another in the Orion belt. How, he marveled, was she able to give such accurate descriptions of seasonal changes particular to a binary system? By Carl Studna. Elisabeth was also a prodigy, with unusual mental powers. As a psychiatrist, she practiced distant healing on AIDS patients, and, later, on patients with rare brain tumors, glioblastomas.