Across much of the earth’s surface are ancient earthworks and stone system; and John Michell argues that they served the elemental science. Obituary: Champion of New Age ideas and author of the counterculture classic The View Over Atlantis. New View Over Atlantis by John Michell, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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The New York Times. At over six feet in height, Michell was described by biographer and friend Paul Screeton as having “a charismatic personality and imposing presence”, [9] being “placidly outgoing and the epitome of gentlemanly charm”, [91] and usually appeared “cheerful and optimistic”.

Anon 8 May Maybe now that there is so much attention being paid to what mainstream archaeology cannot fit into their tthe narrow minded timeline, more people might begin to find out that what is mentioned in this micgell, repeats itself all over the globe.

Jessica rated it liked it Apr 27, His first book, The Flying Saucer Visionhad been ofer enough, but his follow-up put firmly on the map the world of ley lines, sacred engineering and other magical relics of a lost civilisation. Michell was keenly interested in the crop circle phenomenon, and with Christine Rhone and Richard Adams he established a magazine devoted to the subject in Tony Hale rated it it was amazing Mar 11, Green Man, Shamanism, Earth Mysteries.


Angered by the idea of evolutionMichell repeatedly authored articles denouncing it as a false creation myth. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

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Believing that the established imperial system of measurement had both ancient and sacred origins, through the Board he brought out a newsletter, Just Measure. Born in London, Michell grew up in the Hampshire and Berkshire countryside, where he collected moths, and was a boarder at prep school and then Eton, where he had a good time, winning prizes for art and his wonderful italic handwriting.

Williams was even more intrigued when he witnessed John attempting to perform an exorcism on a disturbed acquaintance by trapping the “evil spirit” in a matchbox and burning it.

New Haven and London: Sue Bridgwater rated it really liked it Aug 05, In the late s he relocated himself to London.

The New View over Atlantis

Plato’s ideal society was a pyramid with the king at the top but all members were equally valued. From Atlantis To Joohn. Open Preview See a Problem? We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Initially titled The Cereologistsome issues would be alternately titled The Cerealogistand although Michell initially served as the magazine’s editor, he stepped down after the ninth issue, although continued to contribute articles to it. Lburton2 rated it really liked it Jun 02, About the Author John Michell — was an English author and esotericist who was a prominent figure in the development of the Earth mysteries movement.


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Daniel te it it was amazing Jan 23, John Michell, the cult figure and man-about-Notting-Hill who brought “ancient sciences” to the New Age, has died of lung cancer aged Tony rated it liked it Dec 22, From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. British identity and society Heathcote Williams obituaries.

An intellectual with an easy manner, dry wit and elegant writing style. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Their shared features suggest that they were originally part of a world wide system; and John Michell argues that they served the elemental science of the archaic civilization which Plato referred to as Atlantis. In keeping with norms within the counter-culture, Michell regularly smoked marijuana[33] and publicly encouraged the use of mind-altering drugs.

Over the course of his life he published over forty books on an array of different subjects, being a proponent of the Traditionalist school of esoteric thought. JavaScript seems to be disabled in your browser.