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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Chris Green rated it really liked it Aug 02, Sophie Gale rated it liked it Jun 06, New View Over Mifhell Screeton believed that despite his “obvious acts of liberalism”, Michell also had a “right-wing streak”, [91] with Hale describing Mitchell as being “quite right-wing in many of his views”. Someone with his background would not be expected to end up smoking pot “the philosopher’s friend,” as he called it in Notting Hill for most of the rest of his life.

Lists with This Book. Throughout his life, Michell’s “views remained relatively static”, albeit with some exceptions.

British identity biew society Heathcote Williams obituaries. Apr 07, Bradley atlzntis it liked it. Michell developed an interest in Ufology and Earth mysteries after attending a talk given by Jimmy Goddard at Kensington Central Library on the subject of “Leys and Orthonies” in November He stated that were he to be johnn wrong then he would donate a large sum to charity, but at the time no one took up his offer. Esotericism, Religion, and Politics.

Their shared features suggest that miche,l 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. Angered by the idea of evolutionMichell repeatedly authored articles denouncing it as a false creation myth.


Retrieved April 30, For the best experience on our site, be sure to turn on Javascript in your browser. There will never be another like him. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Plato’s ideal society was a pyramid with the king at the top but all members were equally valued. A Countercultural Michel of London since To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Lysergius rated it liked it Apr 10, Books by John Michell. John took it much further, believing that these alignments of traditional sites were a kind of feng shui of the landscape. Their shared features suggest that they were originally part of a worldwide system, and John Michell argues that they served the elemental science of the archaic civilization that Plato referred to as Atlantis.

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Across much of the earth’s surface are ancient earthworks and stone monuments built for an unknown purpose. Republished ivew as The New View Over Atlantis, the book is crammed with bewildering calculations about the “sacred geometry” of the Great Pyramid. Richard Lewis rated it it was amazing Jan 18, He did his national service in the Navy as a Russian interpreter; Dostoyevsky was one of his many passions. John was no namedropper.

Mysteries and Curiosities of the Animal Worldwhich appeared in and was devoted to fortean topics involving animals, with much of it focusing on cryptozoological topics. Now available in a fresh new package this classic, vied work offers an impressive body of evidence and arguments to support the theory that at one time, many thousands of years ago, there was a worldwide, highly sophisticated civilization that Plato referred to as Atlantis. A lifelong marijuana smoker, Oger died of lung cancer in For other people named John Michell, see John Michell disambiguation.

Tim rated it did not like it Nov 08, Green Man, Shamanism, Earth Mysteries. The International Journal of Pagan Studies. Who really was the author of Shakespeare’s plays? Screeton described Michell as “a countercultural icon”, [33] while Hale stated that on his death, Michell left “a rich legacy of publications and cultural influence”.


Want to Read Currently Reading Read. In Michell published Who Wrote Shakespeare? Michael X was strongman johm the rent-racketeer Peter Rachman and a Black Power leader; when he was executed in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, for murder, one of the many pamphlets from John’s pen affirmed his innocence.

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Retrieved 4 May Sue Bridgwater rated it really liked it Aug 05, Michell’s books received a broadly positive reception amongst the “New Age” and “Earth mysteries” movements and he is credited as perhaps being “the most articulate and influential writer on the jonh of leys and alternative studies of the past”.

He believed however that this tradition would be revived and that humanity would enter a Golden Agewith Britain as the thr of this transformation.

Open Preview See a Problem? However bizarre some of John’s theories, no one would question his mystical love of the landscape – and traditions. Publishers Weekly was critical, [74] while The Washington Post and The Independent praised his treatment of the subject. In one of his properties, the basement of his own residence, became the base of the London Free School.

He believed that humans really desired to live in a state of extreme order, [90] deeming a societal hierarchy to be natural and inevitable.

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