5.9 – STRANGE ABDUCTIONS (2.22.13)

BERMUDA TRIANGLE & LOST CIVILIZATIONS [10d]

Fort Lauderdale, Florida. December 5, 1945. Five Navy Avenger bombers flying due east on a routine training mission encounter something strange over the Bermuda Islands. About an hour and a half into the flight, squadron leader Lieutenant Charles Taylor sends a radio transmission that his two on board compasses have become inoperable.

“Everybody got totally confused as to where they were. They were totally lost in an area where they should not have been lost. A whole squadron of U.S. Navy aircraft just vanished. The fact that it was in this particular area obviously has given rise to the theory, could they have been abducted?”

– Nick Redfern (Author, Memoirs of a Monster Hunter),
(The Real Men in Black), (Final Events),
(The World’s Weirdest Places),
(Close Encounters of the Fatal Kind),
(Bloodline of the Gods), (The NASA Conspiracies),
(On the Trail of the Saucer Spies:
UFOs and Government Surveillance)

“Three hours later, a rescue aircraft, a TVY Mariner with a crew of 11 aboard, disappeared with no trace. And what that caused is one of the most extensive search and rescue operations in the annals of the United States Navy. And they never found a life preserver, a piece of a wing or anything from those aircraft. Nothing. And to this day we have no clue as to what happened.”

– Ken Storch
(Paranormal Investigator / Ret. Police Officer)

But Flight 19 is only one incident in allegedly hundreds that have claimed victims in what is commonly referred to as the Bermuda triangle. And according to Ancient Astronaut Theorists, this site which spans a 500,000 square mile area between Florida, Bermuda and Puerto Rico plays host to numerous unexplained physical and metaphysical phenomena…strange energies that may help to explain why pilots, sailors and ship captains enter the area and are never seen or heard from again.

“So you have to wonder, what’s happening to these people? Is there something about the Bermuda triangle? It’s some kind of portal that aliens are using to come and go through hyperspace. And suddenly you and your yacht or you and your plane are sucked into some other dimension. And you’re not coming back.”

David Childress (Author, Technology of the Gods)

“The Bermuda triangle is interesting for a number of reasons. First of all, it’s not just one plane which goes missing somewhere. This is several planes which all disappear. Now, the question is, where have all of them gone? It’s not just the case that, on occasion, one of them is found. Really, an awful lot of what has gone missing in the Bermuda Triangle has never been seen, has never been heard of.”

– Philip Coppens
(Author, The Ancient Alien Question),
(The Lost Civilization Enigma)

“If an aircraft is flying over or a ship’s sailing the ocean at the wrong time, could it pull them down underneath the water? So, you know, we’re looking at possibly not abductions into the sky but actually below the ocean.”

– Nick Redfern (Author, Memoirs of a Monster Hunter),
(The Real Men in Black), (Final Events),
(The World’s Weirdest Places),
(Close Encounters of the Fatal Kind),
(Bloodline of the Gods), (The NASA Conspiracies),
(On the Trail of the Saucer Spies:
UFOs and Government Surveillance)

Ancient Astronaut Theorists say the legend of the lost city of Atlantis may be connected to the possible abductions in the Bermuda Triangle. According to legends, the island of Atlantis was an enormous ancient power that thrived as far back as 9600 BC.

“The story of Atlantis, which is one of the most famous mysteries from antiquity, the earliest sources we have on it is Plato. And the city was known for being a sort of a technological marvel in its own right. And at some point, for reasons that are not entirely clear, there was an eruption of some sort and the city disappeared.”

Richard Rader, Ph.D.
(Lecturer, UCLA Dept of Classics/UCSB Dept of Classics),
(Author, Theology and Existentialism in Aeschylus)

“We have no archaeological artifacts from Atlantis, and we don’t know if it’s just mythology. So, is it possible, either through evil intentions or by accident, they sunk to the bottom of the ocean in the Bermuda area and that’s why we’re experiencing, or pilots experiencing, all kinds of electrical interference when they fly over the Bermuda Triangle.”

– John de Salvo, Ph.D. (Dir., Great Pyramid of Giza Research Ctr),
(Author, Power Crystals), (The Lost Art of Enochian Magic),
(The Dead Sea Scrolls)

Might the ruins of Atlantis lie below the waters of the Bermuda and Bimini Islands? And could this help explain the disappearances and possible abductions associated with the Bermuda Triangle?

“Atlantis was destroyed in a day and a night. It just completely vanished. Is it possible that they were all mass-abducted and left the planet?”

David Childress (Author, Technology of the Gods)

Could it be possible that Earth has hidden vortexes that are causing unexplained disappearances and may have even swallowed up the lost continent of Atlantis? And if so, might this help explain the fate of other so-called “lost” civilizations, empires whose populations and technologies have also mysteriously disappeared?

Mesa Verde, Colorado. 1888. Rancher Richard Wetherill discovers massive native American cliff ruins believed to have been built by the Pueblo people in the 12th-century. Wetherill chooses the Navajo name “Anasazi,” or “ancient ones,” to describe the region’s former inhabitants.

“The Anasazi are a very mysterious people. Initially, they built these wonderful pueblos along the river systems, but for some reason, in the late 1100s, the early 1200s, they moved up to higher ground, as if they were trying to create defensive positions.”

– Chris O’Brien (UFO Investigator),
(Author, Stalking the Trickster)

“And they had the most sophisticated cities that were built not on the ground, not on the tops of canyons, but actually built into the rock walls. Now, why would anyone in their mind build their cities into a rock wall? So my question is: Who were they hiding from? And my answer is: Some type of an aerial enemy.”

– Giorgio A. Tsoukalos
(Publisher, Legendary Times Magazine)

Pueblo Indian legends describe the Anasazi as having great spiritual power, as well as an ability to control natural forces. But by 1350, many believe this once-great people suddenly, and mysteriously, disappeared and there are no graves to account for the Anasazi civilization that thrived here.

“Throughout history, there are civilizations who just, essentially, vanished. We have this with the Anasazi in the southwest whole areas just completely depopulated. And exactly the causes for this remain a mystery.”

  – David Childress (Author, Technology of the Gods)

“We don’t actually know where the Anasazi went, but we do know that they were threatened from something from the sky, and made decisions to build their domiciles in these cliffside homes. Maybe the Anasazi were protecting themselves on the cliffside from something that would be easily exposed on the ground – aliens, UFOs looking for people to abduct?”

– Jason Martell
(Founder, AncientSchool),
(Author, Knowledge Apocalypse)

If the Anasazi were under siege from an extraterrestrial threat, what might have led the conflict to escalate into mass abductions? According to Ancient Astronaut Theorists, the rich minerals hidden in the ground of the American Southwest may hold a clue.

“Perhaps there has been literally a battle for our planet’s resources, over gold and other minerals. And during these wars, perhaps there have been mass abductions of, say, the Anasazi in the Southwest.”

David Childress (Author, Technology of the Gods)

“We know that the area they lived in was rich, where there is gold, which really quite often the gods are said to be interested in. It might be that they indeed ended up as other cultures which had a specific focus and emphasis on gold, which is they disappeared.”

– Philip Coppens
(Author, The Ancient Alien Question),
(The Lost Civilization Enigma)

Is it possible, as Ancient Astronaut Theorists believe, that hundreds of people even entire civilizations, like the Anasazi and the people of Atlantis disappeared due to mass abductions by extraterrestrials throughout history? And if so, were they physically called home to their place of origin in the stars? Perhaps further evidence can be found in the so-called “psychic abductions” that some believe have an otherworldly origin.

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