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81. Society for Interdisciplinary Studies [Journals] [SIS Review]
... From: SIS Chronology & Catastrophism Review 1996:2 (May 1997) Home | Issue Contents Society for Interdisciplinary Studies a registered charity (Charities Act, 1960) - registration number 286264. About Chronology & Catastrophism Review The SIS was founded in 1974 in response to a growing interest in the works of modern catastrophists, notably the highly ... Dr Immanuel Velikovsky. In his books Worlds in Collision, Earth in Upheaval and Ages in Chaos he argued that the ancient myths and sources such as the Bible contained records of planetary catastrophes in the Earth's history and, based on this, he suggested that geology, cosmology and ancient history should be reconsidered. In cosmology he proposed that electricity ...
82. Catastrophobia by Barbara Hand Clow (Book review) [Journals] [SIS Review]
... From: SIS Chronology & Catastrophism Review 2002:2 (Feb 2003) Home | Issue Contents Catastrophobia - the Truth behind Earth Changes in the Coming Age of Light by Barbara Hand Clow 2001, Bear & Co. Jill Abery This is a lengthy and detailed book with an extremely broad sweep across the subject of catastrophism, The main ... expresses its underlying theme in a nutshell and there is due reference to Velikovsky's theories about the traumatisation of humankind during global catastrophes, as set down in Mankind in Amnesia, and to Julian Jaynes' theories about the effects of such catastrophes on the development of human consciousness. Clow makes it abundantly clear that humankind is crippled by a collective fear ...
83. Ballochroy, Kintraw, and Mackie (Forum) [Journals] [Kronos]
... is to review the evidence as impartially as possible, and to try to decide whether this can be explained only on uniformitarian assumptions, or whether it can also fit a catastrophic theory but less well, or whether it in fact fits such a theory better." Mr. Cardona evidently believes that everyone who is not a committed supporter is ... misconception of course is that my original article in Pensée was written to prove or disprove any particular hypothesis. The second paragraph stated: "It is important that everyone- catastrophists, uniformitarians and don't knows' alike- understands the purpose of this article. It is to review the evidence as impartially as possible, and to try to decide ...
84. Chaos and Creation by Alfred de Grazia [Books] [de Grazia books]
... to Quantavolution in Human and Natural History By Alfred de Grazia © 1981 Metron Publications Princeton London Bombay Contents Forward Introduction: Quantavolution vs. Evolution The Uniformitarian Resistance; Quantavolution by Catastrophe Chapter One: Cosmic Instability Impacts on Earth; The Cleavage of Mars: A Particular Case. Chapter Two: High Energy from Space Heavy-Body Impacts: Seismism and Volcanism ... of The Sun Sun and Science; Forebodings; The Propensity to Survive. Bibliography LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS AND TABLES The Archetype of the Chinese Dragon (Frontispiece) 1. Prominent Catastrophists since Bruno (Table) 2. The Ripping of the Surface of Mars (Map) 3. Fear of Comets and the Conquest of 1066 4. Some Shapes ...
85. Response to Critique by Leroy Ellenberger [Journals] [Catastrophism & Ancient History]
... From: Catastrophism and Ancient History XII:1 (Jan 1990) Home | Issue Contents Response to Critique by Leroy Ellenberger Donald W. Patten Introduction I wish to express several notes of appreciation. First, I am grateful for the opportunity made available for this forum by Catastrophism and Ancient History and its editor. Mr. Ellenberger's objections ... . However, such a flyby helps in my balancing of the energy budgets. Our disagreement reflects room for flexibility, adjustments, tinkering, and varieties of opinions as planetary catastrophists, which we both are. I propose Step 1, a Mars-Venus flyby, for the following seven reasons. First, 0.10660 energy units are needed in ...
86. Thoth Vol S I-III, INCLUDING 66 ISSUES) [Journals] [Thoth]
... [ Home ] THOTH -A Catastrophics Newsletter- SUPPLEMENT February 11, 2000 REQUEST FROM MICHAEL ARMSTRONG: LET US SEND YOU NEW PRINTED INFORMATION We now have new print material available and would like to include you on our postal mailing list. There is no obligation here, but we think you'll like what you see over the next few months ... survived its millennial anxieties, let me offer an assessment in conjunction with some NEW PRODUCT information. For the past six years Kronia Communications has worked to promote a larger "catastrophist" movement- independent researchers joining with experienced professionals to get the message out. All told, when I consider the disappointments and setbacks along the way, it's encouraging to ...
87. The Continuing Evolution of Evolution [Journals] [SIS Review]
... From: SIS Chronology & Catastrophism Review 1994 (Vol XVI) (Oct 1995) Home | Issue Contents REVIEWS The Continuing Evolution of Evolution Books reviewed: The Book of Life edited by S. J. Gould (Ebury Hutchinson, London, 1993); The Natural History of Evolution by P. Whitfield (Marshall Editions, London ... Cretaceous Period, could have owed much to the impact of an asteroid or a comet at that time. Even though many scholars still remained resistant to the idea, a catastrophist mechanism had thus become a feature of the mainstream debate about evolution. The views of previous generations of catastrophists had been almost universally dismissed by the scientific community as being ...
... [ CD-Rom Home ] Catastrophism, Neocatastrophism and Evolution Trevor Palmer Professor Trevor Palmer is Head of the Department of Life Sciences and Dean of the Faculty of Science at the Nottingham Trent University (formerly Polytechnic). He graduated in biochemistry from Cambridge University in 1966 and obtained a PhD from London University in 1973 for research in the field of ... Darwinism, seemed completely secure. Together with the contemporary geological paradigm, the Modern Synthesis was widely seen as representing the triumph of a gradualistic-uniformitarian view of Earth history over the catastrophist alternative. Evolutionary change was slow (an essential feature of gradualism), imperceptible (except over long periods of time) and progressive (though not because of linear ...
89. ALL Honorable Men [Books]
... have his antecedents, however much his followers refused to face up to such previous analogues. In three separate cases, lengthy books had chronicled ancient legends as proof of interplanetary catastrophes, often with uncanny parallels to Velikovsky's reconstructions. Yet, although Velikovsky must have read these books (they were available at the Columbia library) and used them as ... in Oberg's remarks on this matter. In Velikovsky's book Worlds in Collision, he discusses Whiston's work fully in three instances informing the readers who really read the book of the catastrophist concepts of Whiston. Velikovsky specifically states, ". . . I found that W. Whiston, Newton's successor at Cambridge and a contemporary of Halley, in his ...
90. The Velikovsky Affair [Books] [de Grazia books]
... which is largely the subject of this book - but also the substantive model of change to be employed by future science - whether is shall be comprehended mainly as revolutionary and catastrophic or as evolutionary and uniform. The controversy has had many striking facets. One has been the large participation of the public. It continues to increase. Velikovsky has ... of a charmed spectator. However it was not long before a question began persistently to intrude upon my mind: Was there only misguidance and foolishness in the jungle-buried history of catastrophist thought or was there lurking in it an alternative model of cosmogony? ' I have pursued now for over a decade the substance of what, for lack of a ...
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