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No doubt an authorized research worker would come across some surprising things in the Vatican Library.

An ultimatum for the scientists — The prophet Horbiger, a twentieth-century Copernicus The theory of the frozen world — History of the solar system — The end of the world — The Earth and its four Moons — Apparition of the giants — Moons, giants, and men — The civilization of Atlantis — The five citiesyears old — From Tiahuanaco to Mrning — Jaacques second Atlantis — The Deluge — Degeneration and Christianity — We are approaching another era — The law of ice and fire VI.

We do not claim to reveal every detail of the methods employed, but we believe we can throw some light which will not be without interest. I found this book in my mom’s library. An hypothesis condemned to the stake — Where a clergyman and a biologist become comic figures — Wanted: Lord Jacqhes, who at the end of the nineteenth century represented official English science in all its splendor, formulated the theory of a gyroscopic ether — an ether con- sisting of a mass of spinning tops turning in all directions and reacting on one another.

The author writing only a decade and a half from the Cratering ruins of the second world war like many Europeans was attempting to make sense of a world after the camps and the bomb and human destiny and our place in the cosm First warning the author entertains pseudoscience and extravagant claims.

Genius may be merely one of the stages through which man must pass in order to achieve the fullest use of his faculties.

Louis Pauwels, Jacques Bergier Morning Of The Magicians

The book is able to cover virtually every topic from atomic energy, to secret societies of alchemists, to the influence of the Reality is not only stranger than we suppose but stranger than we can suppose. Under its influence I rearranged and orientated the various intellectual and spiri- tual experiences which I had exposed myself to — from Vivekananda to Guenon, to Gurdjieff, to Breton — and found myself at the point where I had started: The first book to explore in depth the Nazi fascination with the occult, Pauwels and Bergier also broke new ground with their study of pyramidology, alchemy and its close kinship with atomic energy, and the possibility of a widespread mutation of humanity that would herald the dawn of a new age for the earth.


If you want to read the juicy parts, go straight to the sections with the Nazis, and then stop. The idea that the Universe may not be quite what it seems is not original: Dec 06, Sara G.

What the Russian and the American in this case have in common is ambition, the will to power and an unshakeable optimism. The experience of our century is going to be something consider- ably more jacquee the birth of Buddhism!

In the aging Wells wrote, in despair: Events such as these seem to be unprecedented in history. I belonged to a critical generation which had seen a world fall apart, which was sun- dered from mornnig past and mistrustful of the future.

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Are we talking about absurdities? However, I did learn some things about the fundamental behavior of the mind, about the various possible states of consciousness, about memory and intuition — some precious things I would not have otherwise learned and which one day may help me to comprehend those things that are morninb, essen- tially revolutionary, in the modern mind at its peak: I had energy only for refusal, for the break- ing of contact.

It would simply be lost on us. Per mabicians una vita il figlio volle allontanarsene, salvo poi ritornarci con ardore. Asoka nevertheless respected all religious sects. So, how do I rate this book? I would have been able to throw up — and perhaps with greater success in the vigor of my youth — a bridge between mysticism and the modern mind.


Formerly I sought to comprehend the “totality of the concept Man” and was contemptuous of science.

The Morning of the Magicians declares that an objective appreciation berfier the material world is a means by which we may attain an awakened state of consciousness, the next step in human evolutionary destiny. After many retreats, side-trackings, and equivocation, this is now, finally, what I am trying to do.

The Morning of the Magicians by Louis Pauwels

Modern science has brrgier us that behind the visible there is an extremely complicated invisible. His book is half fiction, half scientific inquiry. In the same way, we can quite well imagine in our own times a society with a secret technology of its own.

Radio waves and gamma rays are both forms of light, so, yeah, you can compare them. But this kind of literature, having so much in common with the oral tradition of the storytellers of ancient times and so clearly indicating a profound change in people’s mental habits, is not taken seriously by the sociologists.

Review of The Morning of the Magicians by Louis Pauwels and Jacques Bergier

By the same criterion, an electron is an object. We are not thinking of an organized society, but of the establishment of the necessary contacts between exceptional minds, and a common language, not secret, but merely inaccessible to ordinary men at a given epoch in time.

The frontier had slipped its position because of the fog. Bergier had one such experience when he was in Mauthausen. About eighty percent of it is altogether stupid.

A classic of conspiracist lunacy. What hope is there left? We must therefore proceed by projecting ourselves farther and farther into space and time instead of making trivial comparisons within an infinitely small period where the past we have just been living in bears no resemblance to the future, and where the present has no sooner come into being than it is swallowed up by this unusuable past.