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WILLIAMBRAMLEYTENTION:ORGANIZATIONSANDCORPORATIONSMostAvonBookspaperbacksareavailableatspecialquantitydiscountsforbulkpurchasesforsalespromotions,premiums,orfundraisingForinformation,pleasecallorwrite:SpecialMarketsDepartment,HarperCollinsPublishersIncEastrdStreet,NewYork,NewYorkTelephone:()Fax:()AVONBOOKSAnImprintofHarperCollinsPublishersToallofthosewhohavespentlongandunthankedhoursinpursuitofthetruth,whoevertheymaybeAndmythanks,ofcourse,toElizabethAVONBOOKSAnImprintofHarperCollinsPublishersEastrdStreetNewYork,NewYorkCopyright©,bytheDahlinFamilyPressPublishedbyarrangementwiththeDahlinFamilyPressLibraryofCongressCatalogCardNumber:ISBN:Allrightsreserved,whichincludestherighttoreproducethisbookorportionsthereofinanyformwhatsoeverexceptasprovidedbytheUSCopyrightLawForinformationaddressAvonBooksTheDahlinFamilyPresseditioncontainsthefollowingLibraryofCongressCataloginginPublicationData:Bramley,WilliamTheGodsofEdenIncludesindexWorldHistoryUnidentifiedFlyingObjectsBramley,WilliamITitleDB"FirstAvonBooksPrinting:MarchAvonTrademarkRegUSPatOffandinOtherCountries,MarcaRegistrada,HechoenUSAHarperCollins®isatrademarkofHarperCollinsPublishersIncPrintedintheUSAWCDIfyoupurchasedthisbookwithoutacover,youshouldbeawarethatthisbookisstolenpropertyItwasreportedas"unsoldanddestroyed"tothepublisher,andneithertheauthornorthepublisherhasreceivedanypaymentforthis"strippedbook"CONTENTSTheSearchBeginsOrientationUFOs:TruthorFictionTheGodsofEdenBrotherhoodoftheSnakeThePyramidBuildersJehovahMelchizedek'sApronGodsandAryansTheMaverickReligionsDoomProphetsTheJesusMinistryApocalypseofJohnThePlaguesofJustinianMohammedMessiahsandMeansFlyingGodsOverAmericaTheBlackDeathLutherandtheRoseANewAristocracyFunnyMoneyMarchingSaintsWilliamandMaryHaveaWarvviWilliamBramleyKnights'NewDawnThe"KingRats"TheCountofStGermainHereaKnight,ThereaKnightAmericanPhoenixTheWorldAfireMasterSmithandtheAngelApocalypseofMarxFunnyMoneyGoesInternationalTheWorkers'ParadiseRoboSapiensStGermainReturnsUniverseofStoneModern"Ezekiels"TheNewEdenEscapefromEdenTheNatureofaSupremeBeingTotheResearcherInvitationNotesBibliographyIndexTheSearchBeginsWHENIFIRSTbeganresearchingtheoriginsofhumanwarfare,certainlythefurthestthingfrommymindwereUnidentifiedFlyingObjects,betterknownas"UFOs"Themanyflyingsaucermagazineswhichoncegracedthenewsstandswere,inmyopinion,notworthyofseriousconsideration*IalsodidnotfeelthattheUFOphenomenonwasterriblyimportantevenifitwasevidenceofanextraterrestrialraceSolvingthedowntoearthproblemsofwarandhumansufferingseemedsomuchmoreimportantthanarguingoverwhetherornot"littlegreenmenfromMars"mightoccasionallybevisitingEarthIbeganresearchingthisbookinhowever,mydesiretoseeanendtowararosemuchearlierinlife,atjustabouttheageofeightBackthen,warmovieswere*ArecentexceptionisUFOmagazine,whichIrecommendItispresentlypublishedinLosAngeles,CaliforniabyVickiCooperandSherieStarkWilliamBramleyverypopularinmycircleoffriendsOurfavoritegamewasplaying"army"IusuallycommandedonesquadofkidsandmyfriendDavidledtheoppositionWefilledourimaginarybattleswiththesameglamorandaltruismwesawontelevisionWehadnogreaterherothanthelateactorVicMorrowwhowouldgallantlyleadhisarmysquadtovictoryeveryweekonthetelevisionseries,Combat!OneSaturdayafternoonIwaswatchingaHollywoodwarmovieontelevisionItwaslikeanyotherwarmovieexceptthatitcontainedashortpieceofnumbingrealismForthefirsttimeinmylife,IfoundmyselflookingatdocumentaryfilmfootageofanactualNaziconcentrationcampLongaftertheimagesvanishedoffthetelevisionscreen,IwashauntedbythepicturesofskeletonlikebodiesbeingthrownintolargepitsLikesomanyotherpeople,IhadtroublefathomingthesoulsoftheNaziswhocouldshovehumanbeingsintobrickovenslikeloavesofbreadandmomentslaterpulledoutthecharredremainsWithinaminute,thosegrainyblackandwhiteimagespresentedatruepictureofwarBehindthecurtsalutesandstirringoratory,warislittlebutadegradedpsychosisWhilewarmoviesandgamescansometimesbefun,therealthingisunconscionableForcenturies,scientistsandthinkershaveattemptedtosolvetheriddleofwhypeoplegotowarTheyhaveobservedthatnearlyallofEarth'screaturesfightamongthemselvesatonetimeoranother,usuallyoverfood,territory,ormatingAggressionseemstobeauniversalbehaviorrelatedtosurvivalOtherfactorsalsocontributetothecreationofwarsTheanalystmusttakeintoconsiderationsuchvariablesashumanpsychology,sociology,politicalleadership,economicconditions,andthenaturalsurroundingsManythinkers,however,haveerroneouslyequatedallhumanmotiveswithmotivesfoundintheanimalkingdomThisisamistakebecauseintelligencebreedscomplexityAscreaturesriseinintelligence,thenmotivationstendtobecomemoreelaborateItiseasytounderstandthementalstimuliintwoalleycatssquabblingoverascrapoffood,butitwouldbeamistaketoattributeassimpleastateofmindtoaterroristplantingabombinanairportTHEGODSOFEDENIbeganthisstudyastheresultofasingleideaIhadencounteredTheconceptiscertainlynotanewone,andatfirstitseemsnarrowinscopeTheideaisneverthelessquiteimportantbecauseitaddressesamotivationwhichcanonlybeformulatedbycreaturesofhighintelligence:WarcanbeitsownvaluablecommodityThesimpleexistenceofviolentconflictbetweengroupsofpeoplecan,initself,bevaluabletosomeoneregardlessoftheissuesoverwhichpeoplearefightingAnobviousexampleisanarmamentsmanufacturersellingmilitaryhardwaretowarringnations,oralendinginstitutionmakingloanstogovernmentsduringwartimeBothcanachieveaneconomicbenefitfromthemereexistenceofwaraslongastheviolencedoesnotdirectlytouchthemThevalueofwarasacommodityextendswellbeyondmonetarygain:WarcanbeaneffectivetoolformaintainingsocialandpoliticalcontroloveralargepopulationInthesixteenthcentury,ItalyconsistedofnumerousindependentprincipalitieswhichwereoftenatwarwithoneanotherWhenaprinceconqueredaneighboringcity,hewouldsometimesbreedinternalconflictsamongthevanquishedcitizensThiswasaneffectivewaytomaintainpoliticalcontroloverthepeoplebecausetheendlesssquabblingpreventedthevanquishedpeoplefromengaginginunifiedactionagainsttheconquerorItdidnotgreatlymatteroverwhatissuesthepeoplebickeredsolongastheyvaliantlystruggledagainstoneanotherandnotagainsttheconqueringprinceAstateofwarcanalsobeusedtoencouragepopulationstothinkinwaysthattheywouldnototherwisedo,andtoaccepttheformationofinstitutionsthattheywouldnormallyrejectThelongeranationinvolvesitselfinwars,themoreentrenchedthose,institutionsandwaysofthinkingwillbecomeMostcomprehensivehistorybookscontainbriefreferencestothistypeofmanipulativethirdpartyactivityItisnosecret,forexample,thatpriortotheAmericanRevolution,FrancehadsentintelligenceagentstoAmericatostirupcolonialdiscontentagainsttheBritishCrownItisalsonoWilliamBramleysecretthattheGermanmilitaryhadaidedLeninandtheBolsheviksintheRussianrevolutionofThroughoutallofhistory,peopleandnationshavebenefitedfrom,andhavecontributedto,theexistenceofotherpeople'sconflictsIntriguedbytheseconcepts,IresolvedtodoastudytodeterminejusthowimportantthethirdpartyfactorhasbeeninhumanhistoryIwantedtodiscoverwhatcommonthreads,ifany,mayhaveexistedbetweenvariousthirdpartyinfluencesinhistoryItwasmyhopethatthisstudywouldofferaddedinsightsintohowandbywhomhistoryhasbeenmadeWhatresultedfromthismodestgoalwasoneofthemostextraordinaryodysseysIhaveevertakenThetrailofinvestigationwovethroughacomplexlabyrinthofremarkablefacts,startlingtheoriesandeverythinginbetweenAsIdugeverdeeper,acommonthreaddidemergeTomychagrin,itwasathreadsobizarrethatonatleasttwooccasionsIterminatedmyresearchindisgustAsIponderedmypredicament,Irealizedsomethingimportant:RationalmindstendtoseekrationalcausestoexplainhumanproblemsAsIprobeddeeper,however,IwascompelledtofacethepossibilitythatsomehumanproblemsmayberootedinsomeofthemostutterlybizarrerealitiesimaginableBecausesuchrealitiesarerarelyacknowledged,letaloneunderstood,theyarenotdealtwithAsaresult,theproblemsthoserealitiesgeneratearerarelyresolved,andsotheworldseemstostumblefromonecalamitytothenextIwilladmitthatwhenIbeganmyresearchIhadabiasaboutwhatIwasexpectingtofind:ahumanprofitmotiveasthecommonthreadwhichlinksvariousthirdpartyinfluencesinmankind'sviolenthistoryWhatIfoundinsteadwastheUFONothingcouldhavebeenmoreunwelcomeOrientationHusbandtowife:Lookatthis,honeyItsaysherethattheEarthtravelsmillionmilesaroundthesuneveryyearataspeedof,milesperhourAtthesametime,theEarthisrotatingaroundthecenterofthegalaxyThegalaxyistravelingendlesslythroughspaceandispullingtheEarthalongwithitNowhowcanyousaywenevergoanywhereHELLO,ANDWELCOMEThisisourplanetEarthBeforestartingourjourneythroughhistory,letustakeabrieflookatourlittlespaceorbfromthevantagepointofnewcomersundergoingabrieforientation"SpaceshipEarth,"assomepeopleliketocallit,isarelativelysmallcelestialbodyTheAmericanspaceshuttlecancompletelyorbittheEarthinonlyninetyminutesInmodernaircraft,thecrossingofonceformidableoceanshasbecomelittlemorethanadullroutineformanyanairbornebusinesspersonplyinghisorhertradebetweencontinentsBymerelypickingupatelephoneanddialing,WilliamBramleyonecanspeakinstantlytosomeoneontheoppositesideoftheglobeWeareallwitnessestotheremarkablemannerinwhichhighspeedtravelandtelecommunicationsmakecontactbetweendistantpointsonEarthquicklyandeasilymanageableEarthisnotonlysmall,itisalsoquiteremoteIfyouandIweretotakeapositionoutsideoftheMilkyWaygalaxy,wewouldseethatEarthisnearthegalaxy'souteredgeInaddition,theMilkyWayisdwarfedbymuchlargergalaxiesThisisolatedlocationmighthelpexplainwhyEarthhassofewcontactswithextraterrestrialcivilizations,ifsuchcivilizationsexistEarthisafloatinthedistantboondocksofaminorgalaxyDespiteitsisolation,Earthispretty,anditisinhabitedAsofthiswriting,thehumanpopulationnumbersoverfivebillionpeopleAddtothatfigurealloftheotherlargemammals,andwefindthatthelandsandwatersofEarthareoccupiedbyanenormouspopulationofintelligentandsemiintelligentcreaturesWhatkindofanimalsarehumanbeingsAsastudentofbiologycanquicklytellyou,humansconstitutethatanimalspeciesknownasHomosapiensTheworkHomocomesfromtheLatinwordforman,andsapiensmeansbeingwiseorsensibleThelabelHomosapiensthereforedenotesacreaturepossessedofwisdomorsensibilityMostHomosapiensdoliveuptotheirtitle,byandlarge,althoughasmallnumberobviouslydonotWhendealingwithahumanbeing,areweonlyconfrontingananimalAsitturnsout,wearenotItappearsthatwearefacedwithsomethingmuchmoreimportant:aspiritualbeingTheideathatthereisaspiritualrealitytolifeisagelessSomereligionshaveheldthebeliefformillenniathathumanbodiesaremerepuppetsanimatedbyspiritualbeingsOftenaccompanyingthistenetaredoctrinesconcerning"reincarnation"oran"afterlife"IntheChristianreligion,theword"soul"haslongbeenusedtodenoteaspiritualentitywhichsurvivesthedeathofthephysicalbodySomepeopleclaimthatanancientwisdomaboutthespirithadonceexistedIfsuchawisdomeverdidexist,itlongTHEGODSOFEDENagobecamehopelesslybemuddledbycountlessfalseideas,strangemysticalbeliefsandpractices,incomprehensiblesymbolism,anderroneousscientificteachingsAsaresult,thesubjectofthespiritistodayalmostunstudiableOntopofthat,manyscholarstrainedinWesternscientificmethodsrejecttheideaofasoulentirely,apparentlybecausetheycannotputaspiritunderamicroscopeandwatchitsquiggle,orplantelectrodesinitandgiveitajoltAsgoodfortunewouldhaveit,somebreakthroughsonthesubjecthavebeenmadewithinrecentdecadesEvidencethateverypersonisauniquespiritualbeingisstrongindeedVolumesoffascinatingtestimonyhavebeengatheredfrompeoplewhohaveundergonesocalled"neardeath"experiencesDuringsuchepisodes,manypeopleundergothesensationofleavingtheirbodies,especiallyastheirbodiesapproacheddeathSomepsychiatristsarguethatthisphenomenonisnothingmorethanaselfprotectiveillusionofthemindItisnotassimpleasthatManyneardeathvictimsareabletoperceivetheirbodiesfromanaccurateexteriorperspectiveTheyretaintheircompleteselfawarenessandpersonalidentityeventhoughtheirbodiesareunconscious*Inlightofsuchtestimony,itisnotsurprisingthatafewreligions,suchasBuddhism,believethatpeopleareimmortalspiritualbeingswhichbecomeenmeshedinbodiesduringlifeBuddhistsconcludethatthisiscaused,atleastinpart,bythespirit'slongterminteractionwiththephysicaluniverseInsharpcontrasttopsychiatrictheory,BuddhiststeachthatspiritualseparationfromthebodyisthehealthieststateforhumanbeingsandBuddhistsseektoattainthatseparationwithoutsufferingphysicaltraumaordeathTheir*Ashortbutinterestingarticleentitled,"ATypologyofNearDeathExperiences,"byDrBruceGreyson,isfoundintheAugustissueoftheAmericanJournalofPsychiatryDrGreysonpresentsastatisticalbreakdownofthedifferenttypesof"neardeath"phenomenaandnotes,"Individualsreportingthesethreetypesofneardeathexperiencesdidnotdiffersignificantlyondemographicvariables"(p)DrGreysondidnotspeculateastowhatcausestheexperiencesWilliamBramleygoalisencouragedbythebeliefthataspiritualbeingcanoperateabodyaswell,orbetter,fromoutsideabodyasfromwithinThedefinitionofaspiritualbeingsharedbyseveralreligionsappearstobethemostaccurateone:aspiritualbeingisanentitypossessedofawareness,creativity,andpersonalityItisnotcomposedofmatterorofanyothercomponentofthephysicaluniverseitappearsinsteadtobeanimmortalunitofawarenesswhichcannotperish,althoughitcanbecomeentrappedbyphysicalmatterThespiritualbeingisfullycapableofunderstandingitselfThemoderntrend,ofcourse,istoviewthebrainasthecenterofawarenessandpersonalityScientistshavebeenabletoelectricallystimulatespecificpartsofthebraintoproducethephysiologicalmanifestationsofmanyhumanemotionsThis,however,revealsthebraintobenothingmorethanasophisticatedswitchboardcapableofbeingactivatedbyavarietyofexternalsources,suchasbyanexperimenterwithhiselectrodesorevenperhapsbyaspiritualbeingwithitsownenergyoutputTheinteractionbetweenaspiritualentityandthebody'scentralnervoussystemappearstobesointimatethatachangeinonecanofteninfluencethebehavioroftheotherFromallofthisemergesapictureindicatingthathumanbeingsarespiritualentitieswhoenjoyacertainspiritualimmortality,butwhoareusuallyunawareofituntilanunexpectedseparationoccursDuringlife,spiritualbeingstendtoutilize,almostexclusively,theperceptionsofthephysicalbodyDeath,accordingtothisanalysis,islittlemorethanspiritualabandonmentofthebodyduringatimeofintensephysical,orsometimesevenmental,injuryWhatdoesallofthishavetodowithhumanwarfareAlmosteverything,asweshallseeThatbringsustothethirdandfinaltopicofourorientation:UFOsTherearefewsubjectstodayasfulloffalseinformation,deceit,andmadnessas"flyingsaucers"Manyearnestpeoplewhoattempttostudythesubjectaredrivenaroundincirclesbyaterrificamountofdishonestyfromasmallnumberofpeoplewho,forthesakeofafleetingmomentofnotorietyorwiththedeliberateTHEGODSOFEDENintentiontoobfuscate,havecloudedthefieldwithfalsereports,untenable"explanations,"andfraudulentevidenceSufficeittosaythatbehindthissmokescreenthereisampleevidenceofextraterrestrialvisitationstoEarthThisistoobadAnindepthstudyoftheUFOphenomenonrevealsthatitdoesnotofferahappylittlerompthroughthetitillatingunknownTheUFOappearsmoreandmoretobeoneofthegrimmestrealitieseverconfrontedbythehumanraceKeepingthepointsofourbrieforientationinmind,letusnowbeginadeeperprobeUFOs:TruthorFictionUFOs:WHATAREtheyWheredotheycomefromStrictlyspeaking,thetermunidentifiedflyingobject(UFO)referstoanyaerialobjectwhichcannotbepositivelyidentifiedasamanmadeconstructionorasanyknownphenomenonofnatureThetermimpliesamysteryIncommonparlance,UFOisoftenusedtodenoteanyobjectwhichmightbeaspacecraftfromanextraterrestrialcivilizationThephraseunidentifiedflyingobjectwascoinedbyUSAirForceCaptainEdwardJRuppeltCaptainRuppeltledanAirForceinvestigationintothephenomenoninPriortoRuppelt'sinvestigation,UFOswereusuallycalled"flyingsaucers"becausemanyeyewitnessesdescribedtheobjectsasdiscshaped"Flyingsaucer"quicklybecameatermofderision,however,duetotheskepticismexpressedbymanynewspaperandmagazinewriters"Unidentifiedflyingobject"wasusedbyCaptainRuppelttolendhisAirForcestudyanairofrespectabilityUFOisalsoamoreTHEGODSOFEDENaccuratetermbecausenotallunidentifiedflyingobjectsaresaucersha

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