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Re: Is Jacques Vallee A Satanist?

From: Jerome Clark <jkclark.nul>
Date: Mon, 19 Aug 2013 13:21:59 -0400 (EDT)
Archived: Tue, 20 Aug 2013 09:33:04 -0400
Subject: Re: Is Jacques Vallee A Satanist?


>From: Jerome Clark <jkclark.nul>
>To: post.nul
>Date: Mon, 19 Aug 2013 07:58:22 -0500
>Subject: Re: Is Jacques Vallee A Satanist?

>>From: Jason Gammon <boyinthemachine.nul>
>>To: post.nul
>>Date: Sun, 18 Aug 2013 12:06:56 -0400 (EDT)
>>Subject: Is Jacques Vallee A Satanist?

>>I'm just now reading The Satanic Bible. I wanted to read it back
>>in the early 90s but I guess the fear factor prevented me. So
>>I'm reading it now and the newer editions have an intro by the
>>current high priest of the Church of Satan, Peter Gilmore.

>>In the intro Gilmore states that Ufologist Jacques Vallee was a
>>close associate of LaVey. So is Vallee a Satanist?


>Jason,

>This is, to put it mildly, an unwarranted and irresponsible
>accusation, I'm shocked to see it here.
What accusation would that be? I asked a question.
>LaVey, from all accounts a great character and an urbane,
>sophisticated man, knew a great many people. My late friend the
>sociologist of science Marcello Truzzi considered him a good
>friend. (No, Marcello was not a Satanist. As an agnostic, he
>did not even accept the existence of the devil.) Moreover,
>LaVey's variety of Satanism focused on a material view of life
>and an enjoyment of its pleasures It was not about the sort of
>lurid nonsense of cheezy horror movies and paperback thrillers.


I don't need a schooling on LaVeyian Satanism. I am much aware
that LaVey was an atheist and hedonist. I posted this question
on the Paracast forum and a member posted a picture of them
together. You can view the picture at the link below.

http://tinyurl.com/n7pplr8

I think this woud be a fascinating topic to ask Vallee about if
he ever does any more interviews.


Jason Gammon




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