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91. The Prodigal Archive [Books] [de Grazia books]
... They would give an example here and another there. Some readers no doubt would be astonished at the behavior of their sacred scientists, but the case was mere basic social psychology. The scientists and their coterie of publicists were behaving very much as might be expected in the face of disturbing theories, like politicians, like administrators, bishops, ... and renowned expert on Babylonian astronomy, but he did not reply for a long time, for years. In fact, I met with Harold Lasswell, who was a psychologist, political scientist and professor of Law at Yale: he was favorable to the issue, which he read, but concerned that the bridge he perceived as building between ...
92. Velikovsky in Shakespeare [Articles]
... which I prefer to call aesthetic involvement. Virtually all literary criticism must restrict itself to this, as it has done since Aristotle. It is only with the advent of psychological and anthropological criticism that we have considered looking beneath the surface, beneath the conscious, to try to discover whether there are subterranean reasons why man creates art, and ... themselves and look at some of the larger implications of what I have just said, First, let us explore the relation between individual and collective human nature. Not all psychologists accept the idea of a subconscious or unconscious, but, for the sake of this paper, I will assume that it exists. If we go further and accept ...
... do is look very closely at how Velikovsky has been treated by organized science. Our approach will be historical-interpretive, which is to say that we will present a chronology and psychology of the Affair by tracing its major events, whose excessive and unscientific nature will soon reveal the outrage and anger that underlies it. This book, therefore, is ... , "His supporters imagine that we are shaking in our shoes. This is partly true: we are shaking, but with laughter." (126) Finally, psychologist Edwin G. Boring, (also of Harvard), further attacked Velikovsky, making him "the sole target of his humor." (127) (It ...
94. The Ellenberger And Internet Debunkers [Journals] [Velikovskian]
... not golem, but that thought seems never to have occurred to these people. With all of Ellenberger's insulting comments and behavior, with Sean Mewhinney calling my reading "abnormal psychology," with Tim Thompson suggesting I see a "good shrink," I feel it not amiss to suggest that they and their associates have their hearts as well ... it must be for many of our subscribers to read, it is nevertheless important that this new ugly phase of the Velikovsky Affair be presented. In time perhaps sociologists and psychologists as well as historians of science may decide to investigate this sorry and sordid episode of the Velikovsky Affair. As one can see its demeanor never changes. Those who ...
95. The Empire Strikes Back [Books] [de Grazia books]
... to publish, and nothing to be gained by defending that through threats to suppress it. With best regards, Cordially Yours, Herbert A. Simon Professor of Administration and Psychology After much deliberation and testing of the winds, Rabinowitch wrote to Deg: 25 June 1964 Dear Mr. de Grazia: In answer to your letter of May 12 ... Affair that none was a scientist gives a completely misleading idea to the reader. Lasswell was one of the founders of quantitative method in behavioral science. Cantril was a distinguished psychologist and expert on systematic opinion analysis; etc. Nor does he stress that Harry Hess, who is sometimes regarded as having been the leading geologist of the past generation ...
96. On Mars and Pestilence [Journals] [Aeon]
... for these rites in commemoration of Set's red body and hair. That Set is to be identified with the planet Mars we have argued elsewhere. See E. Cochrane, Psychology, Psychologists, and Evolution (Ames, 1981), pp. 319ff. 170. C. Burland, The Gods of Mexico (New York, 1967) ... p. 120. 171. D. Brinton, The Myths of the New World (New York, 1968), p. 158. 172. B. Brundage, op. cit., p. 44. See also B. Brundage, The Phoenix of the Western World (Norman, 1982), p. 224. ...
... "collective amnesia"]. It is the inability to recognize and properly read a great number of testimonies brought together between the two covers of a book. From the psychology of the unconscious mind we know that the amnesia of traumatic experiences is accompanied by emotional outbursts at an attempt to unveil it. We have witnessed explosions of "highly ... . Archimedes jeered at his elder, Aristarchus, who maintained that the earth traveled around the sun . Sigmund Freud, rejected by the orthodox psychologists, spoke of the "brilliant example of the aversion to learning anything new so characteristic of the scientists" . Simon Newcomb, one of America's greatest ...
98. The New Science of Immanuel Velikovsky [Journals] [Kronos]
... . REFERENCES 1. Vico, Giambattista, The New Science, para. 814. 2. Ibid., para. 164. 3. Ornstein, Robert, The Psychology of Consciousness (San Francisco: W. H. Freeman & Co., 1972), P. 17. 4. Bogen, Joseph E., " ... this right-good, left-bad polarization has been present for a very long time in the entire Indo-European language family, as well as in Hungarian, a non-Indo-European language. Further, psychologist Sylvan Tomkins . . . has shown that the underlying assumptions dividing the political Left and Right are also the basis for age-old ideological disputes in mathematics, philosophy, science ...
99. Aster and Disaster: Toward a Catastrophist Mode of Mythological Interpretation [Journals] [Kronos]
... conflagration . Author's Postscript : The foregoing pages constitute the first installment of a series of articles. Forthcoming installments will treat the following mythological subjects: physical, social, and psychological characteristics of the Golden Age topographic and institutional consequences of The Fall disguised recapitulations of both The Golden Age and The Fall in subsequent human behavior. . . . to ... emphasis is placed on the apparent irrationality of myth, a theme which dominated much Victorian mythological commentary and has persisted well into our century. Most analysts since the time of psychologist Wilhelm Wundt have described myth as highly imaginative, and many today would agree with anthropologist Ruth Benedict that "myth, like . . . folklore, is . . ...
100. A Conversation with Barry Fell [Journals] [Horus]
... : Are you interested in catastrophism as a sub-topic of your interests? Editor: Actually, as a mechanism that, if it proves true, will explain so much in psychology - in the same sense that skilled navigators prior to Columbus' time explain how what you're studying happened - to account for certain ideas and traditions in the collective memory ... in the Pacific. This was the motive given for moving to Easter Island in the first place. It's characteristic of the myths of all peoples and the problem for the psychologist is to rationalize that. Dr. Fell: That might be a second-hand version of that myth, of course. New Zealand was settled much more recently and we ...
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