Anomaly Archives eNews 3/31/2017


Source: Anomaly Archives eNews 3/31/2017

anomalyarchivesThe Anomaly Archives Weekly Email Newsletter

March 2017 – Austin, Texas. . .


We are excited to announce that we are resuming our monthly public discussion forum meetings beginning in April 2017. Previously these have been hosted and led by SAI-AA board members Mark Muecke and myself but beginning next month Anomaly Archives member John Hawkins will be leading monthly meetings on the last Saturday of each month from 1-4pm. This new series of monthly Anomaly Archives open discussion forum meetings are called, “The Third Door.” Contact John Hawkins for details.


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The Scientific Anomaly Institute / Anomaly Archives is proud to announce that we now have a Charitable Bingo License with the Texas Lottery Commission’s, Charitable Bingo Division.

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There are a bunch of great news links in our headlines section below.

Find all of them and more at our Flipboard page: Anomaly Archives Flipboard.


Coming in May 2017 is a brand new anthology of critical thinking about the state of UFO research. I am proud to have been asked to contribute to this collection of essays from fourteen amazing researchers. The book is called UFOs: Reframing the Debate and features a diverse array of independent thinkers on all things ufological. The brainchild of editor Robbie Graham (Silver Screen Saucers: Sorting Fact from Fantasy in Hollywood’s UFO Movies), it arose out of the disillusionment he’s felt with popular approaches to the phenomenon (YouTube link). I’m very excited to see this book released as I am optimistic that it might actually help move UFO research forward.

Check out our Book-of-the-Week below!

See y’all next issue!

SMiles Lewis / Founder

UFOs: Reframing the Debate
Edited by Robbie Graham


The UFO field has produced thousands of dedicated researchers over the years, and reams of literature; but to what end? What can we claim to know conclusively today about the underlying nature of UFO phenomena that we didn’t know in the late-1940s? UFO study has always suffered from major organizational and methodological problems. It has also become dangerously self-referential.

If ever we are to further our understanding of the UFO enigma, we must fundamentally reframe our debate. We must wipe the board clean and fill it with new ideas, new theories, even new language. We must be willing to start from scratch when the field stagnates. We must be critical, sober, and free of dogma—ready to rinse away the residue of our own beliefs.

UFOs: Reframing the Debate is a collection of original essays exploring alternative perspectives on UFOs and how we might more usefully study the phenomenon in the 21st Century. The book brings together some of the most progressive and iconoclastic thinkers in the field for an incisive deconstruction of current popular ideas. Critical but constructive, this challenging volume represents a range of differing (even conflicting) alternative viewpoints on UFOs and related phenomena.

UFOs: Reframing the Debate is a cold, hard, slap in the face for ‘UFOlogy,’ a call to break away from established ideas, approaches, and practices, and to boldly tread a new path in quest of understanding what may very well be the greatest mystery of all.

Source: White Crow Books

Featuring essays by:


Book Page at Anomaly Archives…




Here are some headlines of note for this week:SAI Anomaly Archives eNews



Bibliophile / InfoManiac / Library News


Misc Mysteries


Cryptozoology, Entities, ETC.


Psi / Parapsychology News


Misc Technology News


Conspiracy / Deep State / Parapolitics


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About Scientific Anomaly Institute

The Anomaly Archives is the lending library of the Scientific Anomaly Institute, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that seeks: Preservation and dissemination of scientific research into anomalous phenomena Research and analysis of accumulated collections Education of the public regarding scientific investigations into these phenomena Purposes of the Institute: * Managing and developing an archive and library for documents and literature with regards to a multi-disciplinary approach to anomalous phenomena, * Supporting, promoting and pursuing research to obtain increased knowledge about anomalous phenomena, and * Pursuing and stimulating a critical, scientific discussion of anomalous phenomena, and providing a forum for information, support, and sharing among researchers while, Functioning as the archives and library for like-minded organizations, and other groups in the community that have similar interests. Our collection houses over about 5,000 books as well as research materials such as, videos, documents, magazines, and personal correspondence. Along with the S.A.I. collection, we also curate the collections of "Rare UFO & Paranormal Book Collector/Seller" Robert C. Girard, INACS (Institute for Neuroscience And Consciousness Studies), and others. And previously those of Austin MUFON (Mutual UFO Network), Austin IONS (Institute Of Noetic Sciences) and JSA (Jung Society of Austin). We house many great books that discuss a wide range of scientific subjects including: -UFOs and Ufology -Consciousness -Parapsychology -Fortean Phenomena -Cryptozoology -ParaPolitical Science -Human Potential Please come pay us a visit!

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