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371. Thoth Vol IV, No 13: Aug 31, 2000 [Journals] [Thoth]
... life on a solid foundation of knowledge. The idea of "how" is disconcerting. Thinking about thinking undermines what you think. If you were looking for a cognitive rock to stand on, "how" leaves you floating. Fortunately, knowledge is buoyant. The cognitive boat can take you to new and exciting places. With a ... did occur in pre-history. To the most ancient civilizations they were a culturally defining memory. They were the inspiration for pyramids, megaliths, statues, totems and sacred rock art. The survivors of global upheaval felt it imperative that the memory be preserved and passed down faithfully to future generations in the expectation that the "gods" would return ...
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372. The Amarna Royal Tomb [Journals] [SIS Internet Digest]
... this area is very hard, and so difficult to work reliably. In the main chamber most of the decoration is relief work on a plaster surface rather than into the rock. Along the corridor are some rudimentary holes cut into the wall - these can be interpreted either as starting points for other chambers (perhaps for other family members) ... was discovered by local people about 10 years before the official discovery in 1891, and as a result much material found its way into museums and private collections through the international art market. Having said that, the great majority of the items had been thoroughly smashed and scattered in the vicinity of the tomb entrance. This was presumed to have ...
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373. Menelaos in Egypt [Journals] [SIS Workshop]
... torn apart and mountains forming where two plates collide. Research in Papua, New Guinea shows that here, at least, mountains have formed by the upwelling of very deep rocks to the surface and it is this process which is pushing plates apart. \cdrom\pubs\journals\workshop\w1992no1\21egypt.htm ...
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374. Samson Revealed [Journals] [Aeon]
... the Philistines, Samson was so overcome by fatigue and thirst that he cried out for help. Hearing his plea, God caused a spring to burst out of a nearby rock, which henceforth would be known as "the Spring of the Crier." (35) One can't help but be reminded here of Heracles' plight at Thermopylae ... as a judge. An ancient text invokes the Sumerian hero as follows: "Gilgamesh, perfect king, [judge of the Annunaki], wise princeruler of the earthThou art the judge, like a god who perceivest (everything). Thou standest in the underworld (and) givest final decision. Thy judgment is not changed, [ ...
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375. Phallic Worship in the Modern World [Journals] [Aeon]
... cave-shrine, the barrier was seen to resemble a phallus. Esoteric symbols soon began showing up on the blessed thing, followed by flower offerings and, eventually, by a rock garden constructed out of the remains of a Spanish abbey that had been donated to the park decades ago by William Randolph Hearst. Even so, let not the Western ... trying to be as sensitive as we can, but it's just not appropriate to build a shrine in the park." Ran Castile, the director of the park's Asian Art Museum, however, saw no harm in any of this. "This is a very serious religious statement," he said. "It's no laughing matter. ...
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376. Aphrodite - The Moon or Venus? [Journals] [SIS Review]
... with the planet Venus, is well illustrated by the famous Hittite relief carvings from Yazilikaya, not far from Hattusas (31). In the main chamber of this unique rock sanctuary is carved an assembly of the Hurrian pantheon (32), which was adopted by the Hittites during the late empire period. Many of these gods are recognisable ... Athena was the Moon, a point not mentioned in "Worlds in Collision": "As for Minerva (Athena), they have given her the responsibility for the arts of mankind; but they have not found her a star to be her habitation, and so they have identified her with the upper region of the ether, or ...
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377. In Memoriam: Dr Immanuel Velikovsky [Journals] [SIS Review]
... some discovery to send crashing down upon him. By now it should be painfully evident to them that they are sons of Sisyphus, condemned for their intrigues to push huge rocks up the hill only to have them fall back to the bottom, times without end. They might have enjoyed, as we have enjoyed, to live in communion ... Princeton libraries, who could find me, and it was Velikovsky's fault; I might be in the religious section, or in archaeology or the astronomy collection, or the art library, or in geology; I might be anywhere in the acres of buildings and shelves, thanks to Velikovsky. Survivor's guilt, compounding the loss and mourning, ...
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... was a magnificent green feather cloak. One excavated building is of particular interest. Called the Temple of the Sacred Stone, it was a small U-shaped structure enclosing an upright rock. Its original construction appears to be from the earliest times of the site and it was located at the principal entrance, where it received many valuable offerings, human ... a bench shows a line of mythical birds wearing half-moon headdresses and carrying round objects. These appear to be reminiscent of the crouching birdman holding an egg which dominates the religious art of Easter Island. More evidence of contact between the two areas came in the form of a miniature silver paddle unearthed in the Temple of the Sacred Stone. A ...
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... and Vukub Came. But first of all come here and sit on our bench', the two lords of the underworld explain. This underworld bench refers to a burning-hot rock [35]. So now they were burned on the bench; they really jumped around on the bench now, but they got no relief. They really got ... Maya, William Morrow, New York, 1991; L. Schele, and M.E . Miller, The Blood of the Kings. Dynasty and Ritual in Maya Art, George Braziller, New York, 1986. 6. See K.T . Preuß, Der Kampf der Sonne mit den Sternen in Mexiko', Zeitschrift der ...
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380. A PERSONAL MEMOIR [Journals] [Aeon]
... ." Here I cannot resist a quotation from Worlds in Collision: "the Earth with its oceans and continents became heated; the sea boiled in many places, and rock liquefied; volcanoes ignited and forests burned." A little more than a half century ago electricity and magnetism played little or no part in the Newtonian scheme of things ... period of my initial correspondence I had heard from other sources that Einstein, shortly before his death, had written a letter on Velikovsky's behalf, requesting the Metropolitan Museum of Art to perform radiocarbon tests on samples from the New Kingdom of Egypt, a critical period in Velikovsky's reconstruction. I wrote the museum inquiring about the results of the tests ...
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