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What made the experience of listening to Flying Saucer to the Center of Your Mind the most enjoyable?
Well compliled, fun, thought provoking...........
What other book might you compare Flying Saucer to the Center of Your Mind to, and why?
The men who stare at Goats. Though this one (Flying Saucer), isnt actually comical.
Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?
Wanted to...... Couldn't.
2 of 2 people found this review helpful
Would you listen to Flying Saucer to the Center of Your Mind again? Why?
I already have, several times. Sometimes to share pieces with others.
Who was your favorite character and why?
Which scene was your favorite?
This doesn't really apply.
What’s the most interesting tidbit you’ve picked up from this book?
Some things are hidden in plain sight .
Any additional comments?
Spot-on narration, crackling matter-of-fact prose. The value of subjective observation. Audible should endeavor to make available the entire body of Keel's work.
3 of 3 people found this review helpful
An excellent collection of writings about UFOs, contactees, governmental agencies, civilian research, and historical references to what are now called UFOs or ETs but may have been called other names in the past.
The narration was well done, and the various regional contactee accents were enjoyable, and not "over-the-top"
Many of UFO-related articles or books I've looked at, or lengthy interviews I had listened to usually focused on one incident or one type of strange event. Thus, I thought that all there was to cover was included in that article, book or interview. However, there were many details included in John Keel's writings that I had never heard before. His Men In Black information was much more detailed than what I had heard in lengthy interviews on MIB experiences. John Keel tied together commonalities in MIB experiences across time and regions. I really like the way he provides descriptions.
Some of John Keel's writings were selected from articles in magazines long out of print, yet managed to have more significant details than present day writings or interviews I've heard on the same topics in the past few years. I'm glad this collection has been preserved and made available.
What made this collection of John Keel's work interesting is the broad range of information that manages to include very unique and significant details, even to the point of discussing chemistry or metals at some points. The scientific approach John Keel used to gather information, and present it is refreshing. Part of the book discusses how research is done, both properly and improperly. Some good points there.
The history we have been taught at school and the information we get through the evening news has left out much of what is in this book, and that leaves too many people in the dark as to what is and has been going on. This is a good book for someone who wants an overview and at the same time likes to dip into some details and actual case studies.
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