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Re: Asking Jesus For Intervention Stops Abductions

From: Reed Hall <tanaleaf@msn.com>
Date: Sun, 14 Dec 2003 16:49:47 -0700
Fwd Date: Mon, 15 Dec 2003 15:47:54 -0500
Subject: Re: Asking Jesus For Intervention Stops Abductions

Apropos of recent discussion on this List, David Jacobs has had
abduction cases in which religiously-minded abductees have
called upon God, Jesus, or other forms of deity for divine aid
at the onset of an abduction event.

Such pleas for divine intervention have indeed often seemed to
such abductees to have had the desired result: the apparent
thwarting of an imminent abduction. These abductees have
reported that, by calling upon the name of Jesus (for example),
aliens were stopped in their tracks, and simply vanished.

Subsequent investigation of these cases, however, has uncovered
different results. Jacobs reports that, in his cases, hypnotic
regression has revealed that the abduction event was not
thwarted at all. Rather, the abductee's memory of the actual
abduction has been (as is so often the case anyway) suppressed,
leaving them with conscious memories only of the beginning of
the event (the aliens' arrival, and the abductee's prayerful
petition for divine intervention) and of the end of the event
(the aliens' departure following the completed abduction).

In such cases, the retaining only of conscious memories of
beginnings and endings may understandably leave abductees with
the impression that their prayer, or similar appeal for divine
aid, has succeeded in stopping an abduction. However, it appears
(at least in the particular cases of this sort which Jacobs has
investigated) that such is not the case at all.

Reed Hall