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131. Letters [Journals] [Pensee]
... ?) calendar. Recent discoveries of a thousand-year precedence of a South-China Bronze culture over that of the Yellow Valley, and of a continuity of Southern-initiated village culture into the North, culminating in the literate, Bronze Shang, lend weighty credence to a 15th-century date for the Chinese flood, the South Chinese exploration of western America (taking the Japanese Current after picking it up from the vicinity of Shanghai at the Yangtze mouth), the possibly interrelated founding of the Hsia and the Olmec, and the writing of the Shan haijing. Cyclone Covey Professor of History Wake Forest University An Engineer's Viewpoint To The Editor: Of the two great delights that I find in Velikovsky's work one is ...
132. Monitor [Journals] [SIS Workshop]
... the size of the plasma torus, recorded by Ulysses. The torus is formed of particles from the volcanoes which are ionized in Jupiter's fierce radiation belts. At the same time Jupiter's magnetosphere has doubled in size and is less organised than it was 13 years ago. ELECTROMAGNETISM Electrical earthquakes New Scientist 27.3 .93, p. 8 Japanese seismologists have recorded strong electrical activity underground immediately preceding an earthquake. Ball lightning keeps cool New Scientist 20.3 .93, p.18 A chemist has used his knowledge of thermodynamics to 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 ...
133. Temple, Crown, Vase, Eye, and Circular Serpent [Books]
... paralleled by the "clear-seeing eye" of the Sumerian Enki, (138) the single eyes of the Norse Odin, (139) the Iranian Ahura Mazda, (140) and the Mexican Tlaloc, (141) the "ageless eye of all-seeing Zeus," (142) and the "one-eye of heaven" belonging to the Japanese Ama no Ma-hitotsu. (143) The Egyptian Eye of Horus, in the Book of the Dead, is that which "shineth with splendours on the forehead of Re." (144) One can easily understand how subsequent generations, possessing only conceptions rather than perceptions to guide them, gave the great god increasingly human form, ...
134. The Celestial Whirlpool Lake [Books]
... coffin of Osiris"). It would appear that the late representations of Horus drifting in a boat, and others of Osiris in a boat, are survivals from a pre-Dynastic stellar myth. Tammuz of Sumeria drifted in a sunken boat. " Karna of India (son of the sun) was set a-drift, and there is a curious Japanese myth of Hiruko (leech child) drifting in a reed boat on the ocean (or sky sea); at the age of three he could not stand upright. It may be that some old stellar myth was concerned with the leech-like star child "drifting "in heaven, who had to be supplied with a backbone which was ...
135. The Ship of Heaven [Journals] [Aeon]
... a theory to account for the many unusual traits of this celestial vehicle, which is constantly invoked as a visible form moving across the waters of the sky. The ship of Helios is a "golden goblet" sailing on the all-encompassing river Oceanus. A ship of "self-made light" transports the Iranian god Yima. (9 ) The Japanese creator god Sukuna-Biko-Na rides "on the crest of the waves in a heavenly Kagami boat." (10) "A golden ship of golden tackle moved about in the sky," reads the Hindu Atharva Veda. (11) Natives of the Marquesas say that in the beginning there was only the sea on which the creator Tiki ...
136. The Area of Origin [Books]
... race. It is found, in fact, among all the peoples of the Indo-European branch, whilst it is completely absent among the Egyptians, the Chaldaens, the Assyrians, and even the Phoenicians, although these latter were not very scrupulous in borrowing the ornaments and symbols of their neighbours. As for the Tibetans, the Chinese and the Japanese, amongst whom it is neither less frequent nor less venerated, it is not difficult to prove that it must have come to them, with Buddhism, from India. In the extreme East, the origin of the gammadion can be traced without difficulty to the swastika of India (Ibid. p.79.) The Count is ...
... from Chili to Cape Horn, the Falkland Islands, and thence round the world south of latitude 50 S. ; Sthly, The Australian and New Zealand, which is very peculiar, being characterized, among other generic forms, by Cystoseiriae and Fucese ; 9thly, The Indian Ocean and Red Sea; and, lOthly, The Chinese and Japanese seas.f In addition to the above provinces, there are several others not yet well determined in the Pacific Ocean and elsewhere. There are, however, many species which range through several of these geographical regions of subaqueous vegetation, being common to very remote countries ; as, for example, to the coasts of * De Candolle ...
138. The Holy Land [Books]
... the Muslim city of Mecca; and countless other cities of Asia and Europe were styled "the navel" or "the centre of the earth." Just as the Egyptians conceived their land as the "middle-earth" (Aguipte). the Chinese proclaimed their empire to be the "Kingdom of the Middle." (88) Early Japanese sources call Japan the centre of the earth- or the "middle kingdom of the reed plain," while the Mongolians regard their home as "the Middle Place." (89) Peoples of northern Siberia know the Yenisei as "the centre of the world," (90) Ireland was once the kingdom of the Mide ...
139. A Fire not Blown [Books]
... for ever, should have died, calls for comment. The association with rocks and caves indicates that the Cretans were aware of the piezoelectric effects in split rocks and caves, and lightning strikes on rocky peaks, at times of violent storms and earthquakes, together with earthquake light. The latter, which is the subject of recent research by Japanese and American scientists, would be detected by a hoopoe, or by a quail, whose Greek name, ortux, means the one who finds the light'. Ortygia was a name of the island of Delos, the birthplace Q-CD vol. 13, A Fire Not Blown, Ch. 4: Zeus 24 of a god closely ...
140. Monitor [Journals] [SIS Workshop]
... , claims one writer. The anonymous refereeing system can mean that only conformist ideas are officially exposed in the scientific forum .. .. and one must ask what options the scientist with radically new ideas has to get his or her ideas seriously discussed anywhere. ' Electromagnetic earthquake warning New Scientist 6.10.90, p. 27 Japanese scientists have documented unusual electromagnetic signals a few hours before two earthquakes. The radiation came in bursts during the 10 hours prior to the earthquakes. They explain this as due to the build up of electric charge on the surfaces of newly formed cracks within minerals such as quartz. Sunspot cycle and human behaviour New Scientist 5.1 . ...
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