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481. The Electric Universe: Slide Presentation & Notes by Wallace Thornhill [Journals] [Aeon]
... strung out in a coherent line?" But this slide wasn't a cave artist's interpretation from the dim reaches of myth. It was a photograph taken through a telescope in 1994: Comet Shoemaker-Levi 9. An observer looking toward Jupiter ... leave the comfortable highway of orthodox astronomy and explore the lonely out-back of a new paradigm in the study of catastrophist mythology. Along the way, he incorporated insights from plasma physics and atmospheric electrical phenomena. The process of synthesizing these ... range of phenomena, from subatomic particles through stellar evolution, floodlighting our understanding of the universe with insights garnered from mythical symbols, space probes, and the plasma physics lab. As an illustration, let me compare the received explanation ...
482. Proposed Variations on the Saturnian Configuration [Journals] [Aeon]
... . 62.  F. B. Jueneman, "The Polar Column: A Physical Model of Myth," AEON I:4 (July 1988), pp. 36-49.  D. Talbott ... collisions were now very likely to occur. Afterthoughts: The variation on the polar configuration described above fits the extensive mythological data presented by Talbott and Cardona better than Talbott's configuration. Still, many questions are waiting to be answered. ... that. And, regardless of whether Talbott is correct or not concerning Jupiter's placement "behind" Saturn, the mytho-historical record is clear in not including Jupiter as a visible member of the Saturnian configuration. Also, no one has ...
483. Planets as gods (corrected version) [Journals] [SIS Internet Digest]
... Gods, at the core of their being, are planets and stars, and the most pertinent of their "myths" deal with real events in the history of the solar system and of the "heavens." In particular ... From: SIS Internet Digest 1996:2 (Feb 1997) Home | Issue Contents Newsgroup: alt.mythology Subject: Re: planets as gods (corrected version)From: Shane Henry Mage, shmage@nyc. ... 1996 00:49:50 -0500 Stephanie M. Bowser writes: > Does anyone out there agree that the mythical gods such as > Jupiter, Neptune, Pluto that the planets were names after > could actually be beings unto ...
484. The Science of Evolution (Part I) [Journals] [Kronos]
... . Grassé is a frontal attack on all kinds of "Darwinism". Its purpose is "to destroy the myth of evolution as a simple, understood, and explained phenomenon", and to show that evolution is a mystery ... implications of how they themselves might be managing the truth" (1981). To dissociate Grassé somewhat from this mythological context, we might offer - as the best test of a commitment to truth - the classical Socratic acknowledgement of ... N. Eldredge (New York: Columbia University), 1-5. Ghiselin, Michael T. 1980 "Phylogenetic Mythogenesis and Paleontology," Evolution 34: 822-4. Grassé, Pierre Paul 1977 Evolution of Living Organisms: Evidence for ...
485. Father Kugler's Falling Star [Journals] [Kronos]
... support in fact. This work of Kugler is of interest in showing both the possibilities for a detailed treatment of myth and the difficulties in battling against ingrained uniformitarian ideas. A Pioneer of Archaeoastronomy Born on 27th November 1862 in Königsbach ... who had suggested that the Biblical account of the Creation and other events in Genesis had been taken over from Assyrian mythology. Rebutting this to his satisfaction produced two books drawing on his growing command of his subject: Babylon und Christentum ... the sun . . . In the same way, the climb of Venus to its maximum elongation could be interpreted mythically as a striving for dominion in the heavens. But a Phaethon in the sense of the "Hesiodeic" or ...
486. Quantalism And Prehistory [Journals] [Velikovskian]
... me to be illusory. MYTHIC EVIDENCE The only narrative record that we have of prehistory is folklore, consisting of myth and legend. Myth describes the remote past, and legend the recent past. For information about world calamities and ... the same token, memories of the Time of Troubles which put an end to that age. The difference between mythology and quantalism is that quantalists seek not only to recall bygone terror and bliss, but to be fully aware of ... an enormous sense of chronographic security. Yet that security, however welcome, seems to me to be illusory. MYTHIC EVIDENCE The only narrative record that we have of prehistory is folklore, consisting of myth and legend. Myth describes ...
487. Letters [Journals] [SIS Workshop]
... din of the sonic booms produced by such meteor bombardments! C. Leroy Ellenberger, St Louis, USA On Myth and History Dear Sir, Jill Abery's letter in Workshop 1990:1 , p. 38, was interesting as ... dallied with a maiden whom he changed into the Morning Star. If all this catastrophism is not of Red Indian mythological provenance, could any literary member please enlighten me as to Longfellow's sources? Jill Abery, Sittingbourne, Kent Eruptive ... Josiah on the throne and eradicated alternative belief systems. The Joshua story, however, has managed to preserve distinct mythic material, of indeterminate heredity and/or age. How can the history of the ancient world be reset around ...
488. Letters [Journals] [SIS Workshop]
... the Earth, ravages the Earth, lies imprisoned in/under the Earth; and the ultimate source in Egyptian myth (Typhon = Setekh) very clearly involves the earthly Nile flowing through the real Egypt. The point Ellenberger tackles ... noting that the Greek Memnon was also black - very black. He was also a giant and a giant in mythology is generally a cypher for a god. We therefore have a black god and a black goddess worshipped in ancient ... . a sound quantitative treatment of key areas... (and) a corpus of much more persuasive (mythical/historical) evidence'. It is still my opinion that the review was a model of fair and correct ...
489. El-Arish Revisited [Journals] [Kronos]
... ... so catastrophic that the story .. . took on the style and characters of the standard Egyptian myth of creation. For this reason the events are ascribed to god-kings of the Egyptian myth of creation." But ... " In fact, the whole inscription has nothing to do with historical events at all, but is about the mythological god-kings of Egypt, from whom the Pharoahs [sic] were to claim descent, and the king who leaps ... our father Ra-Harakhte in the luminous region of Bakhit". As Griffith explains in a note, Bakhit was the mythical mountain on the eastern horizon where the Sun rose. And in fact, Yat-Nebes, Shu's destination, was on ...
490. Andrew Collins: The Truth of the Past - Finding Historical Reality in the Alternative Field of Research [Journals] [SIS Internet Digest]
... , Atlantides, to islands in general located in the Atlantic Ocean. Atlas was the hero-god and Titan of Greek myth who presided over the lands in the extreme west, as well as the uncharted waters beyond the Pillars of Hercules ... Egypt from Atlantis. The shared use of this date cannot be coincidental. All we can say is that Egyptian mythology does indeed seem to reflect events which occurred in a distant epoch known as sep tepi, the First Occasion. ... Ecbatana in Media and probably even Athens itself. As regards his Atlantic Island, Plato placed this, like other mythical islands of the Greek Hellenic world, in the Far West - the direction of the setting sun. It was ...
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