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511. Shameless Promotion of Pet Paradigms [Journals] [SIS Internet Digest]
... phenomena have simply gone unseen. The Saturn model provides the conceptual framework in which to perceive a global intelligibility. Myth becomes admissible as evidence. Our ancestors were not superstitious idiots but another generation of a species that has always used ... aware of a lot of sensations that are excluded from perception because existing paradigms provide no meaningful framework for understanding. Mythology has long been a morass, written off as superstition and fiction. Electric phenomena have simply gone unseen. The ... and satellites are expected. And the two models intersect. Expected features of the electric universe become the objects of mythic descriptions otherwise lacking referents. Together, the two models enable the perception of a scheme of order that encompasses atoms ...
512. The Mars Mystery: The Secret Connection Between Earth and the Red Planet by Graham Hancock [Journals] [Aeon]
... Icelandic poet and mythologist Snorri Sturluson, since 1178 was the year of his birth). And, speaking of mythology, we ourselves are left with a richly vast heritage of global legends that bespeak sky gods who came to visit ... was at its meridian zenith at the moment that Alnitak appeared on the eastern horizon. [4 ] If the mythic memory of mankind sensibly extends back to the end of the last ice age, the age of Leo, Hancock ... and a half centuries (although, perhaps more fittingly, it might have been named after the Icelandic poet and mythologist Snorri Sturluson, since 1178 was the year of his birth). And, speaking of mythology, we ourselves ...
513. Mysteries of the Sacred Universe: The Cosmology of the Bhagavata Purana (Book Review) [Journals] [Aeon]
... [1 ] This brings to mind Ken Moss's revelation concerning the modern Maya who attempt to explain their ancestors' myths by relating them to the modern sky. As Moss declared: "Unfortunately, this tends to confirm the preconceptions ... thus able to show that the ancient Hindus were well versed in astronomical matters even though they expressed this science in mythological terms. Moreover, a comparison with similar knowledge contained in the ancient texts of the Near East, and even ... only finds references to the "solar" chariot, but even that this chariot possessed only one wheel. The mythical "sun" is presented as having occupied the centre of Brahmanda, which translates as Brahma's egg. Not only ...
514. Thoth Vol IV, No 4: Feb 29, 2000 [Journals] [Thoth]
... . . . . . . . . . . . . . .by Amy Acheson THE NATURAL REFERENCES OF MYTH . . . . . . . . . . by Dave Talbott MISLEADING NOMENCLATURE . . . . . . ... And here, too, one aspect of the story invariably merges with another: WARS OF THE GODS As a mythical archetype, the Doomsday catastrophe is not merely a terrestrial disturbance, it is the story of celestial upheaval. The ... themselves battle in the sky so violently as to rearrange the heavens. Their weapons include thunderbolts and stone, flaming "arrows", fire-breathing dragons, and all-consuming wind and flood. The tale is most familiar to us, perhaps ...
515. Quantalism: the Big Picture [Articles]
... theory by filling in some of its gaps, mythological material may supplement Reichian theory in an analogous manner. For myth strongly suggests that there was a fundamental difference between pre-lapsarian and post-lapsarian consciousness. In historic times, consciousness has, ... electrical nature of epilepsy. Yet, as a generalist, he spanned the academic spectrum from physical science to global mythology. Turning again to etymology, I see significance in the fact that the literal meanings of the two Greek-derived words ... as indicating that Eve was the source of all human life. Following the quantalist principle, however, that all mythic creations should be construed as re-creations or re-directions, I prefer to interpret the name of Eve as having meant " ...
516. Quantalism: The Big Picture [Journals] [Aeon]
... theory by filling in some of its gaps, mythological material may supplement Reichian theory in an analogous manner. For myth strongly suggests that there was a fundamental difference between pre-lapsarian and post-lapsarian consciousness. In historic times, consciousness has, ... electrical nature of epilepsy. Yet, as a generalist, he spanned the academic spectrum from physical science to global mythology. Turning again to etymology, I see significance in the fact that the literal meanings of the two Greek-derived words ... generally been interpreted as indicating that Eve was the source of all human life. Following the quantalist principle that all mythic creations should be construed as re-creations or re-directions, I prefer to interpret the name of Eve as having meant " ...
517. The Word According to Pam [Journals] [SIS Internet Digest]
... having been as visible as the seed' of the creator. It was that Saturnian appendage that went down in myth, inter alia, as the Axis Mundi." Dwardu offers proofs that in many languages, the words " ... 'The unearthly sound associated with this eruption of material, ' Talbott goes on, gave rise to a pervasive mythical idea that the fiery ejecta was itself the visible speech' of the creator." There's MUCH more, but ... Says Dwardu, "The mighty penis' in the sky of which Allegro speaks .is actually mentioned in the mytho- historical record as having been as visible as the seed' of the creator. It was that Saturnian appendage ...
518. The Sun Of Night [Journals] [Kronos]
... Morris Jastrow Jr., op. cit., p. 172. 36. Donald A. Mackenzie, Myths of Babylonia and Assyria, Gresham, London, p. 314. 37. E. A. Wallis Budge ... the planet Saturn as Shamash.(21) Yet Shamash, as a cursory glance through any work on Assyro-Babylonian mythology will show, was, very much like the Egyptian Ra, the usual Babylonian name for the Sun. In ... insisted once to have been a sun.(15) 2. The Sun of Night . Today, no mythologist will contest the fact that Kronos was the Greek name of the planet Saturn. Yet Macrobius, in the fourth ...
... patently misplaced, at least in the eyes of those who had long ago dismissed ancient astrology, religion, and myth as valueless to modern science. That Velikovsky gathered his evidence from such untrustworthy sources, then used it to rewrite ... .. .illogical to proceed from Something like the Polynesian flood story once happened. ' to The whole Polynesian mythology is true, ' and Velikovsky does not say that either as far as I have read him." Sagan ... assumptions of the scientific age. And worst of all, he drew the better part of his testimony from early mythical and religious texts-an outlandish reservoir of "evidence" in the opinion of most physical scientists. Yet it is a ...
520. Bookshelf [Journals] [SIS Review]
... different catastrophes. "However, Patten & Co. pay scant attention to the testimony of other ancient peoples in myth and astronomical records. Their catastrophic model holds Mars to be responsible for all major catastrophes except the second half of ... been previously noted in this column, retains the high standard of its predecessors. Any attempt to compress the world's mythology into four volumes must run up against severe problems of selection and condensation, and material is sure to be omitted ... particular interest to Velikovskians - stated by the editors in their general introduction thus: - "Certain mythological paradigms (mythologems) and symbols such as those of the flood, the theft of fire, the monster/dragon in its ...
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