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551. F. X. Kugler -- Almost a Catastrophist [Journals] [SIS Review]
... work: "Our monograph... conveys the urgent lesson that ancient traditions, even in the form of myth or legend, cannot be lightly dismissed as fantastic or even meaningless constructions. And this caution is particularly appropriate when ... the sun .. . in the same way, the climb of Venus to its maximum elongation could be interpreted mythically as a striving for domination of the heavens. But a Phaëthon in the sense of the "Hesiodeic" or ... , and wounded by his poisonous barbs. (Cf. also the legend of Orion's death in Pretter, Griectische Mythologie I, 353). In leaving the accustomed place, Scorpio rises earlier; therefore Orion must hasten his setting ...
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552. Monitor [Journals] [SIS Review]
... were particular DNA hotspots' more prone to change than others, which obviously also had important implications for evolution. MYTH Earliest Andean God (New Scientist, 19.4 .03. p.13) The Andean staff god ... the solar' god. The group of 7 stars are likely to depict the Pleiades, which are important in mythology around the world. As such it is the oldest depiction of the cosmos yet found. Also from Germany is ... elaborately decorated gold hat over 2 feet high. It dates from around 100 BC and is thought to have been worn by Bronze Age astronomer priests. The decorations cannot be deciphered but may be some sort of calendar. If so ...
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... (Abraham, Otto Rank, Geza Roheim, Theodor Reik, and many others) had made the analogy that myths are cultural expressions in the same way that dreams are individual expressions of repression and instinct; therefore, myths are ... far removed from ordinary psychoanalytic approaches toward culture and history, nevertheless his idiosyncratic reading of the "meaning" of mythology together with his handling of universal symbolic themes owed far more to Freud and Stekel than to the hermeneutics of the ... biographers and a noted psychoanalyst in his own right- and one of the first to apply the method to studies of mythic characters- closed his discussion of Velikovsky by saying that he [Jones] would "not propose to reinterpret any of ...
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554. Thoth Vol II, No. 18: Nov 15, 1998 [Journals] [Thoth]
... Other suggested Web site URL's for more information about Catastrophics: Subscriptions to AEON, a journal of myth and science, may be ordered at the I-net address below: ... paradigm is exciting. It holds the promise of explaining hot coronas and missing neutrinos, craters and rilles, human mythology, and maybe even galactic redshift. It's worth exploring, even if its not the final answer but only another ... to spread visually across the much larger sphere of Saturn. In our previous discussion, I presented a list of mythical attributes attached to this unique form of Venus. It is my contention not only that these forms are essential to ...
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... in eternal twilight". It was the earliest Celtic Hades and perhaps explains why according to Squire, in his Myths of the British Islands, the Iberes who migrate to Ireland from the Orkneys were called Hi Dorchaids, or D'Orchaids ... Ethiopia. Her great claim to fame is that by Helios she became the mother of the ill-fated Phaeton. In mythology Atlas made war on Zeus, and Atlas bears an extraordinary, and, I might say, suspiciously close resemblance ... hero. It is Greek squeamishness and the ancient anathema pronounced against anyone who slew a parent which doubtless caused the mythologists to produce the illogical account of a discus as accidentally killing Acrisius. The Erse legend shows no such hesitation. ...
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556. Darwin's Dangerous Idea: A Critique [Journals] [Aeon]
... . 1996), p. 14. [20] F.B . Jueneman, "Pleiongaea: A Myth for All Seasons," AEON 2:3 (1990), p. 45; cf. also, ... [23] as adopted (or adapted) by Dennett, in certain respects are related to the mythemes of mythologist Claude Levi-Strauss, in that memes are given the assignment of units of cultural transmission just as genes are analogously units ... memes, [23] as adopted (or adapted) by Dennett, in certain respects are related to the mythemes of mythologist Claude Levi-Strauss, in that memes are given the assignment of units of cultural transmission just as genes are ...
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557. Uniformitarian Or Catastrophist? Ice Age Theory [Journals] [Velikovskian]
... , Isaac Asimov, who castigated Velikovsky for using mythic evidence, has stated, "The entire corpus of humanity's myths and legends yields sentences on every side of every question and sometimes one of them must be hammered a bit to ... this phenomenon, has led to chaos, just as with the cause of the Pleistocene extinction. The tool of mythology which Velikovsky employed along with the geophysical evidence, clearly explains these phenomena in clear and rather coherent terms. His ... of drowned continents and universal flood."14 In this case, Isaac Asimov, who castigated Velikovsky for using mythic evidence, has stated, "The entire corpus of humanity's myths and legends yields sentences on every side of every ...
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... proving that wonders are but trivial phenomena; if critical, they have rejected the story, explaining it as a myth of relatively late origin. The Book of Exodus then proceeds to tell how the Israelites were pursued by the army ... A few scholars have expressed the opinion that the sojourn of the Israelites, their bondage, and their departure are mythological motifs; the absence of direct reference to these events on Egyptian monuments and papyri seems to corroborate this view. ... found in Psalms 78 and 105. 33: The details of the story ought to be regarded as no less mythical than the details of creation as recorded in Genesis." A. H. Gardiner, in Etudes Champollion, ...
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559. High Energy from Space [Books] [de Grazia books]
... . The shells crinkle, raising hills and mountains. One is reminded of the Revolt of the Giants in Greek myth wherein the giants piled mountain upon mountain, "Ossa upon Pelion," in their attempt to assault the heavenly ... was the gloomy hell of the Greeks, whence stygian darkness. Götterdammerung was the twilight of the gods of Nordic mythology, a similar cosmic darkness. After the explosion of Krakatoa in 1883, the sunsets of the world were more ... and beautiful for years. After the Alaskan volcanic eruption of 1912, some 20% of the Sun's radiance was interrupted. There is nothing at all unbelievable in the ancient's accounts of years of darkness. Figure 4. SOME SHAPES ...
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560. The Catastrophic Finale of the Middle Bronze Age [Books] [de Grazia books]
... Babylonian scholar and astronomer of the top rank. His last book, on the Sybilline star battles and the Phaeton myth, is a tour de force. In it, as Malcolm Lowery has shown, are the conflicting moods of ... , floundering in ashes, tar, and destruction. Apart from the still flimsy archaeological evidence, there exists a mythology, well introduced in the analyses of Velikovsky and Mullen, that appears to treat of this disaster. In the ... the Earth and a new and heavy set of disasters began. Also unlike Schaeffer, Velikovsky wove voluminous legendary, mythical and geological material into the fabric of proof offered by archaeology. Spiridon Marinatos and the island of Thera (Aegean ...
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