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 Listen to 'Strange Days... Indeed' - The PodCast At: http://www.virtuallystrange.net/ufo/sdi/program/ These contents above are copyright of the author and UFO UpDates - Toronto. They may not be reproduced without the express permission of both parties and are intended for educational use only.
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