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381. A Reading of the Pyramid Texts [Journals] [Pensee]
... Winter 1973) "Immanuel Velikovsky Reconsidered III" Home | Issue Contents A Reading of the Pyramid Texts William Mullen Myth and the Science of Catastrophism Editor's Note: Dr. Mullen has received a grant from Princeton University to provide a ... which is now our danger. For the Egyptians astronomy, the precise notation of heavenly movements, was inseparable from mythology, the theory of divine motivations, for the simple reason that all heavenly bodies were divine. And mythology was ... be your food, and your son Air will sustain you." Here the relation of ethics to metaphysics is mythically established. In conclusion I would like to stress three points. First, that this reading of the Pyramid Texts ...
382. The Age of Purple Darkness [Journals] [Aeon]
... detail.To be analyzed are the astrophysical, geophysical, biological, and other implications of the darkness with which myth maintains that creation began. The present essay is, in effect, a preview that surveys a few aspects of ... Ibid.; ¬tharvaveda, IV:16:5 .  A. B. Keith, Indian Mythology (1964), p. 85, in The Mythology of All Races, edited by L. H. ... had to be sacrificed. The Age of Purple Darkness Roger Ashton Scientific Problems The Purple Darkness is a phase of mythical history with which a longer paper will deal in more detail.To be analyzed are the astrophysical, geophysical, ...
383. Mountain Myths (Moons, Myths and Man) [Books]
... From: Moons, Myths and Man by H. S. Bellamy CD Rom Home Last | Contents | Next 15 Mountain Myths Neither the ark nor the mountain refuge was safe. Most of the vessels capsized in the turbulent ... period is at an end will Paradises' again be possible, on the refuges of that age. In Babylonian mythology, too, the mountain of refuge figures prominently. The god Enlil, the Lord of all Lands', ... on a great mountain', whose head was in the clouds. The temple in Nippur where Enlil, and Ninlil, his wife, were worshipped, was called ekur, the mountain house'. On the mountains of refuge ...
384. Kessinger Publishing [Journals] [SIS Internet Digest]
... Vol. 13 Japan; Vol. 14 The Great Rejected Books of the Biblical Apocrypha. Spence, Lewis, Myths and Legends of the North American Indians, Contents: Divisions, Customs, and History of the Race; The ... , $17.95. Clake, Hyde and Wake, C. Staniland, Serpent and Siva Worship and Mythology in Central America, Africa, and Asia and the Origin of Serpent Worship (1877), ISBN 0-7661-0472-9, ... & Legends Ancient Egypt; 2. Myths & Legends: Babylonia & Assyria; 3. Popol Vuh: The Mythic & Heroic Sagas of the Kiches of Central America (1908). Straiton, E. Valentia, Celestial Ship ...
385. Society News [Journals] [SIS Review]
... ? Delair believes this must have been a powerful extraterrestrial force, producing a major catastrophe which has been recorded in myth. Comets, as normally described, or meteor swarms are not large enough but an errant star would probably have ... Neither James's account nor the account by the Flem-Aths will be the last book about Atlantis. Jill Abery asked where mythology ceases and actual history begins? Benny Peiser asked why James is only focussing on one catastrophe myth and not finding ... Amazons and the Atlanteans. This does not mean that therefore Atlantis existed, because many people think the Amazons are mythical, but it is mentioned entirely in non-catastrophic circumstances and is another reference for it. 11,500 BC Magdalenian ...
386. Schizophrenia and the Fear of World Destruction [Journals] [Kronos]
... from this mysterious adventure with the power to bestow boons on his fellow man. That is the pattern of the myth, and that is the pattern of these fantasies of the psyche.(3 ) Campbell was impressed by Dr ... ," Campbell "learned, on reading it, that the imagery of schizophrenic fantasy perfectly matches that of the mythological hero journey, which [he] had outlined and elucidated, back in 1949, in The Hero with a ... Campbell had already noted that "among primitive hunting peoples it is largely from the psychological experiences of shamans that the mythic imagery and rituals of their ceremonial life derive. The shaman is a person (either male or female) who ...
387. Conclusion [Books]
... -- Conclusion In the foregoing pages I have attempted to show that the oldest motifs of ritual and myth focus on a coherent set of ideas- and that these ideas bear no relationship to the present world order. What ... in conscious disdain for later efforts to understand. "Anyone who has ever entered the labyrinth of an archaic culture's mythical compendia (the Pyramid Texts, the Vedas, the Theogony) can testify to a desperate suspicion that there is ... , revolving islands and temples, winged goddesses, cosmic bulls, circular serpents, and descending rivers of fire. Mythologists quickly despair of rational explanation. But it is the thesis of this book that the confusion results chiefly from the ...
388. A Fire not Blown [Books]
... forward in my previous book Ka. The chief aim has been to apply my first work's electrical interpretation of ancient myths and cosmology to a particular area of the ancient Mediterranean world, then to quote further examples of religious practice and ... and the interactions between the two, with mankind as mediator, victim, would-be controller, educe a lively electrical mythology of the earth, where beings such as snakes find themselves especially entrancing to men, who see them alive in ... he was imitating the presence of the electrical god above the ark, chest, or capacitor. Much of the mythical material calls for explanation on two levels. Firstly, many myths and rituals deal with electrical phenomena. Experiments were ...
389. Answers To Critics [Journals] [Kronos]
... page 5, Dwardu Cardona claims that it is undesirable for cosmological theories to include details that are not found in myth, and he then mentions me as a violator of that guideline: ". .. it will not do ... other ancient sources to be complete on any given subject. There may be many things that are simply lacking. Mythic and other ancient materials are highly vulnerable to what John V. Myers has called "the transmogrifications of time" ... . '( 27) Myth does not, however, equate Venus and Mars with the Sun; only some mythologists do. On the other hand, most mythologists do not place Saturn in the north; but myth does. ...
390. Thoth Vol I, No. 20: August 3, 1997 [Journals] [Thoth]
... David Talbott (firstname.lastname@example.org) [EDITOR'S NOTE: This continues Talbott's series of articles on the myth of the comet Venus.] THE GREAT COMET In seeking out the general patterns of the Mesoamerican Venus as serpent-dragon ... "nothing" simultaneously. It is unfalsifiable, unuseable, unhelpful and unwarranted; the perfect capstone for the modern mythology.- FAR APART, TWO PARTICLES RESPOND FASTER THAN LIGHT by Malcolm W. Browne (From the New York ... planet Venus- in that planet's guise as serpent-dragon or chaos-monster- is a compendium of globally-recognized comet symbols, representing in one mythical form all five of the most frequently employed cometary glyphs! Yet in more than forty years since Velikovsky's _Worlds ...
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