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... I do not," and eat it up all the faster. It even seems, -if we take up again Plutarch's remark just above, that kidnapping, which must originally have been practised as an easy way of getting food, would account for the modern dread of the evil eye resting upon children, which is so common in the folklore of so many countries, that no reader will expect me to give instances here. The only thing these suppositions will not account for is the pining-away of children and of adults, the sickness of domestic animals, chiefly cows, and the failure of their milk and butter. But all these last are pathological natural facts, and once ...
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... life; some, by means of values, rationalize their narcissistic desires, others their conformism; certain individuals accept only the values of their culture (ethnocentrism), others try to arrange their life by means of values as universal criteria".(50) In his Mirror for Man, Clyde Kluckhohn warns that "No tenet of intellectual folklore has been so damaging to our life and times as the cliche that science has nothing to do with values'".(51) Quite apart from personifying a generalized abstraction (in this case the concept of science), those who espouse this view tend to overlook that even if "science " itself could be "value-neutral " ...
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... of Life, University College of Cardiff Press, 1981; Lifecloud, Dent, London, 1978; Diseases from Space, Dent, 1979 and Evolution from Space, Dent, 1981. 9. Sir Fred Hoyle, The Intelligent Universe, op cit. 10. The glare of Balor could in tradition kill people in hundreds. In Welsh folklore, Nodens was a god of healing and known from a 4th century temple at Lydney near the Forest of Dean. In Ireland he was known as Nuadha of the Silver Hand - a white train of meteorites falling through the sky, or Nudd (or Lludd, as in Ludgate and Ludgate Hill etc. in London). 11 ...
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274. Solomon and Sheba [Journals] [SIS Review]
... to Thebes Sailing, arriving in peace, journeying to Thebes with joy of heart .. . '. [114]. The story was inscribed on the walls of her new temple and Senenmut was present when Hatshepsut - some time after Regnal Year 9 - announced to the Egyptian court the expedition's success. APPENDIX B: SOLOMON IN GREEK FOLKLORE There is a case in Greek history of a wise lawgiver who nonetheless over-organised his country, to the point of being unable to satisfy either rich or poor, and then went off travelling for a decade (notably in Egypt). This was Solon, who has come down to us as the first great Athenian statesman. Plutarch [ ...
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275. Shamir [Journals] [SIS Review]
... bolts - albeit very intense ones - as the agent is the obvious fact that shamir had first to be located before it could be used by men. Massive lightning strikes could be seen from afar and would leave clear visible evidence of their strike points in the form of fire or charring. Although legends of magic stones are found in the folklore of many races, only the Jewish legends provide descriptions specific enough to identify the subject material as being radioactive. However, a BBCTV Nationwide programme (14th April 1983) included an item in which James Hogg visited the Rollright Stones, an ancient stone circle between the villages of Great and Little Rollright on the Oxfordshire/Warwickshire border. ...
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276. On Dragons and Red Dwarves [Journals] [Aeon]
... never get back again; and the head and shoulders of Ru got entangled among the stars, where he was held prisoner, struggling, until he perished." See J. Andersen, Myths and Legends of the Polynesians (Rutland, 1969), p. 223. 42. M. Pickands, "The Hero Myth in Maya Folklore," in G. Gossen, Symbol and Meaning Beyond the Closed Community (Albany, 1986), p. 121. 43. Pura was the leading god of the Arikena Indians, a Carib tribe of the Guianas. See A. Kruse, "Pura, das Hochste Wesen der Arikena," Anthropos 50 (1955) ...
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277. Noah's Vessel: 24,000 Deadweight Tons [Journals] [Catastrophism & Ancient History]
... hole dimensions to stone weight indicates design to known and consistent strength of both rope and stone. The holes are appropriately sized for hand wound hemp rope. The technique used to drill the holes in the stones is evidenced only in ancient artifacts, and was achieved by a process unknown even to this day. The site location corresponds to ancient folklore and literary descriptions of the flood event; The site location is within mile of the longitude and latitude given in triangulation coordinates by Berossus relative to the tomb of Darius near Persopolis. Careful reading of Fasold's discussion on this point is advised. Fasold calculated the location of the Ark site navigationally, using the ancient methods before he ever ...
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278. Forum [Journals] [SIS Review]
... looking elsewhere for military assistance. There is no mention in the Bible of obtaining horses from Cilicia to sell to the Hittites, who lived closer to Cilicia than did Solomon. Punt Reconstruction It is only a minor point but the Egyptians did travel on the open sea; they traded with Crete about this era. Appendix B Solomon in Greek Folklore I am not even going to bother. Eric Aitchison Notes and References 1 Damien F. Mackey, Solomon and Sheba', C&CR 1997:1 , pp. 4-14. 2. I. Velikovsky, Ages in Chaos, pp. 114, 115. Velikovsky quotes both the Haggada and the Koran. The Koran quote ...
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279. Venus, Mars ... and Saturn [Journals] [SIS Review]
... . E. Cochrane, On Comets and Kings', Aeon 2:1 , 1991, pp. 53-75; D. Talbott, The Great Comet Venus', Aeon 3:5 , 1994, pp. 5-51. 13. L. Mandoki, Two Asiatic Sidereal Names', in V Dioszegi ed., Popular Beliefs and Folklore Traditions in Siberia, Bloomington, 1968, p. 489. 14. W Hallo & J van Dyk, Exaltation of Inanna, New Haven, 1968, pp. 17-19. 15. B Brundage, The Phoenix of the Western World, Norman, 1982, p. 177. 16. Cf. discussion of Lester Ness in ...
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280. A Tale of Two Mountains: Ararat and Sinai [Journals] [SIS Review]
... I & Quinn, A, Before Abraham Was, Ignatius Press, San Francisco, 1985, p. 115. 4. Ibid. The authors have found the same basic structure in the Babylonian Creation/ Flood account, Atrahasis and also in Homer's Iliad. 5. Might not, for instance, the fabulous Rainbow Serpent of Australian aboriginal folklore take its origins from the brilliant rainbow that appeared after the Flood (cf. Genesis 9:13)? 6. Fasold, D, The Discovery of Noah's Ark, Sidgwick & Jackson, London, 1990, pp. 16-17. This, moreover, is not the only Egyptian version of the Flood. For another example, ...
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