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... evolution is an historical process, then, it must be understood in an historical way. Much that has been written by paleontologists, as they reconstruct the events of the geological past, does not require evolutionary theory. However, the presuppositions which burden that theory, particularly "uniformity", have blinded mainstream paleontology to the catastrophic character of ... relatively short piece of less than 450 words, then he would have to survive at least a solid month or two without income. Capitalizing on Davis' mentioning "the geologist Charles Lyell", who replaced catastrophism with his uniformitarian view of nature, William J. Douglas of Rockville, MD observed: Davis speaks of "the uncomfortable grain ...
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... . The purpose of this paper is to introduce new facts into the debate. The most convincing argument against Lyell's uniformitarianism, which has had a controlling influence on nearly all geological explanations, comes not from his contemporaries but from the works of the Greek Philosophers and Roman poets. This evidence was cited by Thomas Burnet in his argument in support ... changing orbit' and rotating crust'. None of these early authors was aware that the shift of the poles was the second and lesser of two catastrophic episodes. The geologists' insistence on the stability of the Earth has also influenced astronomers who maintain that there has been no radical deviation in the behaviour of the planets of the solar system ...
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... The Ice Age Let us now consider another most important aspect of the approach of the Tertiary satellite: namely, the influence it had upon the terrestrial atmosphere, and the geological consequences this engendered. With this we enter upon a discussion of that most vexing and puzzling problem of geology: the problem of the Ice Age, the period when ... It was the rivers formed by the waters of the last ice age in disintegration which left these gravel and other deposits so high up. These Urstromtaeler', as German geologists have called them, these primeval river valleys', form one of the puzzles for the descriptive geology of the more recent periods of our Earth's life history. In ...
Terms matched: 2  -  Score: 538  -  26 Mar 2007  -  URL: /online/pubs/books/bellamy/life-history/07-ice-age.htm
... not know the state of the earth's main magnet until he knows its magnetic moment, it appears that the uniformitarian never employs the earth's magnetic moment in his development of historical geology. His efforts tend toward direct extrapolation from rock magnetism, a local and very complex palaeomagnetic phenomenon. But anyone familiar with the frailties of that data knows that one ... A. A. Meyerhoff and Howard A. Meyerhoff: "The New Global Tectonics: Age of Linear Magnetic Anomalies of Ocean Basins". American Assoc. of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin Vol. 56 No. 2 (Feb. 1972), p. 337. 11. T. G. Barnes: "Electromagnetics of the Earth's Field ...
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... , and mica, mingled without regular arrangement of the crystals. It was formerly considered the foundation rock of the globe, but it is known now to belong to various geological epochs, some of a comparatively recent age. Basalt: (a ) Basalt is a fine-grained, heavy, crystalline rock, consisting of felspar, augite, and ... volcano known which consistently expels one kind of lava all the time, although one particular eruption may lead to one type of rock predominating and another eruption another kind. Some geologists, unaware of the principle of meteor impact, contend that all trachytic formations relate to the secondary Epoch, but such a view is completely negatived by reason of the ...
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406. The Prodigal Archive [Books] [de Grazia books]
... , sent Mars to molest the Earth and Moon, and brought a Martian period that endured for rather less than a century. All of this had severe and prolonged after-affects geologically, biologically, and culturally. V. endeavored to be exact, allowing the series of Mars incidents to occur between the years -776 and -687 on the basis of ... The Velikovsky Case." Immanuel Velikovsky, as you probably know, is a highly controversial figure whose book Worlds in Collision incited the wrath of a number of astronomers and geologists twelve years ago. Several other works dealt with similar themes of prehistoric catastrophe, social upheavals, and the origins of myth. Another book, somewhat distinct, is ...
Terms matched: 2  -  Score: 537  -  29 Mar 2004  -  URL: /online/pubs/books/degrazia/heretics/ch02.htm
... of a nobler substance than are the humble objects on Earth, and that the science that studies the heavens is therefore a nobler science than the mundane sciences of biology, geology, chemistry, physics, history, and psychology. Thus we have the view that astronomy is the queen of the sciences'. This view that astronomy is the ... thousand years unless there is a passivity or a willingness to be ruled and to be led on the part of the subjects. And that is the case here. The geologists, the biologists, and especially the historians have passively accepted the thesis that the astronomers can tell them what has been going on on this Earth, and they have ...
Terms matched: 2  -  Score: 537  -  06 Mar 2003  -  URL: /online/pubs/journals/kronos/vol0204/056domin.htm
408. Monitor [Journals] [SIS Workshop]
... explain some of the characteristics of ball lightning. He suggests a hot plasma core becomes surrounded by a hydration layer which has the effect of refrigerating the surface skin'. GEOLOGY Earthquake detectors Science Frontiers No.86, March-April 1993 Theoretically the stress generated by a fault-slip earthquake should peter out within a distance equal to two times the length of ... wave subsided, the layered deposits of seven previous geologic ages were scrambled for miles inland'. It sounds like something out of the pages of Earth in Upheaval. Meanwhile geologists are arguing about whether a string of craters in the Argentinian pampas are the effect of a glancing impact by an asteroid or merely wind erosion of the loess soils. ...
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... The Trivium was the trivial subjects like rhetoric and grammar, which was how to get along in this world, but the Quadrivium, the serious subjects, were arithmetic, geology, astronomy and music. The reason why these were the serious subjects were because these reflected the mind of God, these were the things that really gave you the ... to paternalism, that lasted from about 1800 to 1830,whence again, for various reasons, the Whigs, the bourgeois, took over again. Charles Lyell, a geologist, revived the theory of James Hutton, claiming that the formations of the earth were not caused by catastrophes, but were caused by various slow processes of volcanic uplift ...
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... Margolis, or, instead to have some of his views presented in the Bulletin by some scientist of repute. Then Professor Harry H. Hess [Chairman of the of Geology at Princeton and President of the American Geological Society] submitted Velikovsky's article Venus-A Youthful Planet' to Dr. Rabinowitch. The latter then returned it with the statement that ... not say that either as far as I have read him." Sagan states in Broca's Brain, p. 84 that "Catastrophism began largely in the minds of those geologists who accepted a literal interpretation of the Book of Genesis, and in particular, the account of the Noahic flood." How accurate is this statement? Velikovsky has ...
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