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Vallée, Jacques Fabrice (1939–)




Jacques Vallee
French-born American computer scientist who has made a study of ancient folklore and religious belief systems in the context of 20th century UFO reports. He claims that contemporary accounts of UFOs and their occupants are merely a modern variant of a complex of experiences that infuse the folk memories of all cultures. A similar conclusion was reached by Carl Jung.

The character played by François Truffaut in the 1977 film Close Encounters of the Third Kind is based on Vallée.


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