5.16 – Magic of the Gods (10.21.13)

“If you go back a few hundred years, what we take for granted today would seem like magic – being able to talk to people over long distances, to transmit images, flying, accessing vast amounts of data like an oracle. These are all things that would have been considered magic a few hundred years ago.”

– Elon Musk

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Wondrous wizards…mysterious sorcerers…and Heavenly beings…possessed with unimaginable powers. Throughout the ancient world, magic was used for everything from healing to communicating with the gods. But did magic really exist in the ancient times? Not a form of theater – but as a means of replicating the power of the gods? Do ancient accounts of magic suggest evidence of advanced, otherworldly knowledge? A knowledge given to early humans as a means of helping them unlock their own – some might say “divine” – potential? [17]

Introduction Mythological Devices
Supernatural Powers The Ten Plagues of Egypt
Enochian Magic Internal Divine Powers

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CONTRIBUTORS

(in order of appearance)

phillips, g.magliocco, s.young, j.coppens, p.childress, d.sowers, b.steavu, d.tsoukalos, g.wilcock, d.chungwa ho, j.mcgowan coppens, k.thompson, t.henry, w.bailey m.pendragon, j.desalvo, j.baughman, r.carter, m.cooke, p.bauval, r.mullins, r.noory, g.

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INTRODUCTION [17a]

Wondrous wizards…

“Merlin is the authority, really, the advisor behind the throne.”

Graham Phillips (Author/Investigative Journalist),
(Author, Merlin & the Discovery of
Avalon in the New World),
(Alexander the Great: Murder at Babylon),
(The Templars & the Ark of the Covenant),
(Atlantis & the Ten Plagues of Egypt)

…mysterious sorcerers…

“Their job was really to communicate with the sacred in order to bring about a change here on Earth.”

Sabina Magliocco, Ph.D.
(Prof. of Anthropology & Folklore, CSU Northridge)

…and heavenly beings possessed of unimaginable power.

“So what had begun as a battle of magic becomes a horrific bloodbath.”

Jonathan Young, Ph.D.
(Founding Curator, Joseph Campbell Archives)

Throughout the ancient world, magic was used for everything from healing to communicating with the gods. But did real magic really exist? And if so, could it have come from an otherworldly source?

“Certain human beings seem to have somehow mastered the power of the Universe to an extent that even we don’t understand.”

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

“The ancients believed that they learned magic from their gods, and extraterrestrial gods had taught them these powers.”

David Childress (Author, Technology of the Gods)

Millions of people around the world believe we have been visited in the past by extraterrestrial beings. What if it were true? Did Ancient Aliens really help to shape our history? And will we find proof by exploring the magic of the gods?

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