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Laird Scranton - Hour 1 - The Velikovsky Heresies
March 18, 2012
Laird Scranton is an independent software designer who became interested in Dogon mythology and symbolism in the early 1990s. He has studied ancient myth, language, and cosmology since 1997 and has been a lecturer at Colgate University. He also appears in John Anthony West's Magical Egypt DVD series. He returns to Red Ice to discuss his new book, The Velikovsky Heresies which includes several important new pieces of evidence which argue in favor of Immanuel Velikovsky's Worlds in Collision theories, now more than 60 years old. We'll discuss the possible ejection of Venus from Jupiter, the discovery of a comet-like tail on Venus and the discovery that comets are comprised of a mix of materials that - if formed according to traditional theory - could only have formed at widely varying distances from the sun. The same materials are now known to exist side-by-side within the atmosphere of Jupiter. This argues that some short-period comets may have originated (as Velikovsky proposes) inside Jupiter. Laird examines each discreet aspect of Velikovsky's theory and updates its reasonableness from the perspective of recent scientific findings.

 

Relevant links
Paradigm Symposium
The Velikovsky Heresies - Worlds in Collision and Ancient Catastrophes Revisited
Immanuel Velikovsky - The Bonds of the Past
The Comet Venus
Velikovsky's Ghost Returns Velikovsky's Ghost Returns
Velikovsky's Comet Venus
Why The Electric Universe Matters
Bizarre Vortex on Venus Changes Shape Every Day
Venus and the pentagram
Jupiter's heart is dissolving
The Interaction of the Solar Wind with Venus
Deep Impact

Books
The Velikovsky Heresies: Worlds in Collision and Ancient Catastrophes Revisited
The Science of the Dogon: Decoding the African Mystery Tradition
Sacred Symbols of the Dogon: The Key to Advanced Science in the Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphs
The Cosmological Origins of Myth and Symbol: From the Dogon and Ancient Egypt to India, Tibet, and China
Worlds in Collision
Worlds in Collision New Edition
Earth in Upheaval

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Troy McLachlan - Hour 1 - The Crimes of The Saturn Death Cult
Wallace Thornhill - The Electric Universe
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Christopher Knight & Alan Butler - Civilization One, The Moon & The Megalithic Yard
David Hatcher Childress & Brien Foerster - Mystery of the Ancient Elongated Skulls
Klaus Dona - Unsolved Mysteries, Giants & Out of Place Artifacts
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Music
Jon Hopkins - Small Memory

 

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