Quota pars operis tanti nobis committitur
Vol. I, No. 2
Copyright © 1993
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Quota pars operis tanti
Maria Victoria Figueredo
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Immanuel Velikovsky asked Quota pars operis tanti nobis committitur--Which part of this work is committed to us? He presented this question to us regarding the possibility of global catastrophism in human history. Several other scholars have also investigated this concept, presenting other mechanisms as the basis for these cataclysms. It is the purpose of The Velikovskian to give full reign to those involved in this research so that their concepts may be explored and examined in these pages. The Velikovskian is committed to no unique viewpoint, but to an open discussion of the evidence. If there were global cataclysms, then the cause, nature and impact of these upheavals is an important issue in science, history and humanity and is deserving of our attention.
You are invited to present your research or offer criticism of what is presented in these pages. It is only through the democratic process of free and open discussion and debate that the evidence raised may lead to new and deeper insights.
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Charles Ginenthal was a teacher of science to the physically handicapped in New York City. Now retired, he has published a critique titled Carl Sagan and Immanuel Velikovsky and has been a contributor to AEON. His book, The Electro-Gravitic Theory of Celestial Motion and Cosmology, will be published soon in the United States.
Clark Whelton was a staff writer for the New York Village Voice. He went on to become a speech writer and aide for the Honorable Edward I. Koch, former mayor of New York City. He is presently an aide to the honorable Stanley Lundine, lieutenant governor of New York State. He has long been interested in what is the correct revised chronology of the ancient world.
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CORRECTIONS: In Issue 1, page 100, Peter Grieves should be Peter Grieve, Bill Clube should be Bill Napier. On page 95, the statement by James E. Oberg, "...it is logically 'patchy'" should read "...it is locally 'patchy'"...