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141. Contributors [Kronos $]
... From: Kronos Vol. VII No. 2 (Winter 1982) Home¦ Issue Contents Contributors Dwardu Cardona; Mr. Cardona, a Senior Editor of KRONOS, has also published in the journal Pensée. He presently makes his home in Vancouver, B. C. and is preparing a co-authored work on the origin of religion. Additionally, along with Thomas McCreery, Mr. Cardona has published important research in the field of megalithic studies that casts serious doubts on the findings of Euan MacKie and Alexander Thom. Ragnar Forshufvud (academic degree, equivalent to M.S., Chalmers Institute of Technology, Gothenburg); Mr. Forshufvud lives in Karlskoga, Sweden, and works as an electronics engineer for AB Bofors. Several of his letters and other short contributions have appeared in Pensée, SIS Review, and KRONOS over the past ten years. Lynn E. Rose (Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania); Dr. Rose is Professor of Philosophy at the State University of New York at-Buffalo. In addition to his graduate work in ancient philosophy, his ...
142. Workshop Crossword, set by J. N. Green [SIS C&C Workshop $]
... ). 18. Ignite Alan? Makes for estrangement (10). 21. Deity deep in thought? (5). 22. Feline beloved of Inca and Maya (6). 26. Where heretic worshipped (6,2,4). 27. Was Necho one of eleven? (6). 28. Horatio learns to become master of seduction (8) DOWN 1. Rapidly uplifted chain (5). 2. Chagall and 15 have natal connection (7). 3. Pharaoh, megaliths and catastrophe theory (4). 5. Polytheists (6). 6. Favourite material for 23,1A based chronologies (4). 7. Two sun gods transforming wine with note (9). 8. Scatters drops in press link (9). 10. Now a man-made catastrophe area (4,3). 13. No head for turning, is unfolding theory (9). 14. Feet feature in Egypto-Greek complex (7). 15. Represented by Inanna, for example ( ...
143. The Myth of the Goddess, Evolution of an image by Anne Baring and Jules Cashford [SIS C&C Workshop $]
... of imagination and Jungian philosophy dismally fail to convince. The goddess becomes associated with water, bird, Moon, eggs, fish, serpent, vegetation, and various mammals and insects. Typically, the diagram produced to indicate an early representation of a butterfly looks to me more like the Cretan double axe and a fish goddess could just as well be a disillusioned owl. It is when the authors cannot resist fast-forwarding into later Egyptian or Greek examples that their Neolithic interpretations seem most inadequate. By the time the book turns to the megalithic cultures the goddess is seen associated with the tree of life, bulls' horns and sky worship. The last is still viewed only in terms of Moon cycles and the regular rhythms of the heavens associated with vegetation cycles on Earth. Already the images of the goddess are becoming far too complex to be explained in the simple terms of an earth mother so the authors have to resort to considering the metaphysical thought processes of these ancient peoples. Birds stand for sky, lions for earth and serpents, naturally, when they are ...
144. Internet Watch [SIS C&C Workshop $]
... of Horappolo, also known as the Hieroglyphica, by George Boas, with reproductions of the drawings of the hieroglyphs: Bollingen Series XXIII, Princeton University Press, 1993 ISBN O-691-00092-1. Archaeoastronomy sources sci.archaeology 29.10.95 From: email@example.com (Cyronwode) http://sunSITE.unc.edu/london/The_Sacred_Landscape.html Here are the entries for a few selected titles from the Sustag-Principles Sacred Landscape Bibliography keyworded to 'archaeoastronomical observatories': Aveni, Anthony F. (editor), World Archaeoastronomy, University of Cambridge Press, 1989. Brown, Peter Lancaster, Megaliths, Myths and Men: An Introduction to Astro-Archaeology Blandford Press, 1976; Taplinger Publishing, 1976; Harper Colophon, 1978, 324 pp, 142 b&w illustrations, ISBN 0-06-090578-6 [Harper Colophon pbk Burl, Aubrey. Prehistoric Astronomy and Ritual, Shire, 1983. Michell, John, At the Center of the World: Polar Symbolism Discovered in Celtic, Norse and Other Ritualized Landscapes, Thames and Hudson, 1994, ISBN 0-500-01607-0, LC 93-61809 The Internet is growing at a phenomenal rate and the number of World ...
145. Contributors [Kronos $]
... , Cambridge Univ.); Authored The Death of the Sun, The Jupiter Effect, Our Changing Universe and Timewarps. He has been a frequent contributor to such distinguished publications as Nature, Astronomy, and New Scientist. Thomas McCreery (B.Sc.-- Hons.-- Strathclyde University); After initially working in military applications of acoustics, Mr. McCreery was employed as an acoustical consultant in Europe. At present, he lectures in physics at Cardonald College, Glasgow, and is also leading a project to resurvey Scottish megalithic sites. Mr. McCreery is the newest member of KRONOS' staff and joins its ranks as a Contributing Editor. Lynn E. Rose (Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania); Dr. Rose is Professor of Philosophy at the State University of New York at Buffalo. In addition to his graduate work in ancient philosophy, his baccalaureate major was in ancient history and classical languages. He is the author of a book on Aristotle's Syllogistic and of a variety of articles in philosophical journals. His interests include the history and ...
146. Pensée Volume 4, Number 4. Winter, 1974-75: Contents [Pensee]
... From: Pensée Volume 4, Number 4. Winter, 1974-75 Texts Home¦ Pensée Home PENSÉE Student Academic Freedom Forum Publisher: Student Academic Freedom Forum, David N. Talbott, President Editor: Stephen L. Talbott Associate Editors: Ralph Juergens, William Mullen C. J. Ransom, Lynn E. Rose Volume 4, Number 5. Winter, 1974-75 Immanuel Velikovsky Reconsidered VIII ARTICLES 3 Notes on this issue 5 Megalithic Astronomy and Catastrophism Euan W. MacKie 21 The Scandal of Enkomi Immanuel Velikovsky 24 Rejoinder to Velikovsky William H. Stiebing, Jr. 26 A Concluding Retort Immanuel Velikovsky 27 Of the Moon and Mars, Part 2 Ralph E. Juergens REVIEW 40 Why Pensee?. Reflections upon completion of our tenth issue. Looking to the future. 42 On the Symposium Trail. Duquesne History Forum. Philosophy of Science Association. 46" Velikovsky and Cultural Amnesia". The University of Lethbridge sumposium. 50 Scientitifically Speaking. 19-year lunar calendar cycle: accurate adjustments to 365-1/4-day civil calendar. Irving M. Michelson ...
147. First Report [SIS C&C Review $]
... constituted and ALL members will be able to confirm our title, or submit an alternative. A Draft Constitution is being prepared, based upon those for similar Learned Societies which will be offered for adoption. Officers and a working committee will be elected within the framework of the constitution. In the meantime, however, your organisers have formed a temporary ad hoc committee to see this formation period through. Perhaps I should introduce them, their addresses are below. Dr. Euan Mackie, an archaeologist specialising in the Scottish Iron age and Megalithic Astronomy, is an Assistant Keeper at the Hunterian Museum, Glasgow University. He has written a number of articles reviewing the catastrophic approach, and has even succeeded in breaking into the New Scientist with an article that will appear in a later newsletter. He has attended a number of the American symposia and is friendly with Dr. Velikovsky and other leading catastrophists. He appeared in the BBC documentary' Worlds in Collision'. Brian Moore is our librarian who is controlling our information services, and organising our book lists. If ...
148. Stone Circles In Saudi Arabia [Science Frontiers Website]
... . The rings are 5 to 100 meters in diameter and are surrounded by stone walls a foot or two tall. Some of the rings have "tails" that stretch out for hundreds of meters. From the air, the patterns have a striking resemblance to designs etched in Peru's Nazca plateau. Little is known about the circles and virtually nothing about their purpose. (Anonymous; "Saudis Seek Experts to Solve a Desert Mystery," Kayhan International, p. 7, January 1, 1978.) Reference. Additional African megalithic sites are described in Ancient Man. This Handbook is described here. From Science Frontiers #3, April 1978.© 1978-2000 William R. Corliss Other Sites of Interest SIS. Catastrophism, archaeoastronomy, ancient history, mythology and astronomy. Lobster. The journal of intelligence and political conspiracy (CIA, FBI, JFK, MI5, NSA, etc) Homeworking.com. Free resource for people thinking about working at home. ABC dating and personals. For people looking for relationships. Place your ad free. ...
149. Velikovsky and the Recent History of the Solar System [Pensee]
... 7 p.m. Colloquium# 1: Dating Methods and Catastrophism Moderator: J. Terasmae "C14 and Catastrophism" (G. W. van Oosterhout) Response (D. York) and discussion "Radiometric Dating: Is the 'Decay Constant' Constant?" (J. L. Anderson and G. W. Spangler) "Induced Changes in Radioactive Decay Rates" (H. C. Dudley) Response (D. York) and discussion Colloquium #2: Archaeoastronomy and Catastrophism Moderator: C. J. Ransom "Megalithic Astronomy and Catastrophism" (E. MacKie) Discussion "Mayan Calendars" (N. Owen) Discussion "Babylonian Observations of Venus" (L. Rose and R. Vaughan) Discussion Colloquium #3: Education and the Scientific Process Moderator: A. De Grazia Panel: "The Assessment and Assimilation of New Ideas" (M. Dickson, I. Michelson, A. Schatz, L. Trainor, W. Webb) Discussion Two classroom experiences utilizing Velikovsky's work: 1) H. Hinderliter 2) C ...
150. How Ancient Is Vermont? [Science Frontiers Website]
... to the books Ancient Vermont and The Search for Lost America. Two aspects of this "problem" are discussed in the article: The supposed Ogam writing discovered in New England, and The many peculiar stone structures in the same region. A. Ross and P. Reynolds have examined the purported Ogam inscriptions first-hand and are emphatic that are not of Celtic origin, although they are probably deliberately inscribed in many instances. On the other hand, the strange stone structures in New England, particularly Vermont, do bear some resemblance to megalithic remains in Europe. The authors are not as anxious to pass these off as Colonial root cellars as are their American allies in the Establishment. Ross and Reynolds suggest that much more work needs to be done here before the purposes of these chambers and standing stones can be determined. (Ross, Ann, and Reynolds, Peter; "Ancient Vermont," Antiquity, 52:100, 1978.) Reference. Several of these enigmatic New England chambers are detailed in our Handbook: Ancient Man. See a description of ...
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