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Re: UFOs & Fairies? - Dickenson

From: Ray Dickenson <editor.nul>
Date: Wed, 10 Mar 2004 17:55:44 +0000
Fwd Date: Wed, 10 Mar 2004 21:17:19 -0500
Subject: Re: UFOs & Fairies? - Dickenson

>From: Steven Kaeser <steve.nul>
>To: <ufoupdates.nul>
>Date: Wed, 10 Mar 2004 08:51:26 -0500
>Subject: Re: UFOs & Fairies?


>I think of him more as a 'Father Nature' figure and have
>kept his image in my garden and home for years.

>This isn't to say that there isn't any sort of a link
>between mythological entities and what we today know as

Steve, Thanks for the link. "Myth" word by chance brings to mind
a query on "Atlantis":


and its reply "A myth is made up to explain something
significant but totally unexplainable - like all
groups/tribes/religions have their own creation link myths, and
Sun/Moon myths, and weather myths - to suit their own

So, coming back to your "Father Nature" figure (which is how I'd
previously seen "the green man" myself) - that would be valid
_if_ there was no nature god in the pantheon when the green man
first arose.

I'll have to re-look at Greek/Roman stuff to be sure but that
doesn't seem to be the case, and if so either the green man is a
much older "nature Myth" - or was invented to explain something
anomalous (& also very ancient).

Would Anthony Roberts and Geoff Gilbertson's "The Dark gods"


fit that case?

Or Alfred Russel Wallace's extraordinarily prescient thought at:



Ray D

"Perceptions" http://www.perceptions.couk.com

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