21 janvier 2018

Immanuel Velikovsky, Worlds in Collision (note de lectura)

First published in 1950
The historical-cosmological story of this book is based on the evidence of historical texts of  many peoples around the globe, on classical literature, on epics of northern races, on sacred
books of the peoples of the Orient and Occident, on traditions and folklore of primitive peoples,
on old astronomical inscriptions and charts, on archaeological finds, and also on geological and
paleontological material.

Chapter I. In an Immense Universe
Homo ignoramus:
- he does not know what life is
- he does not know whether other planets of this sun or of other suns have life on them
- he does not know how this solar system came into being
- he does not know what this mysterious force of gravitation is
- he does not know what the earth looks like five miles under his feet
- he does not know how mountains came into existence or what caused the emergence of the continents
- he does not know why, only a short time ago, a thick glacial sheet pressed upon most of Europe and North America
- he does not know where the salt in the sea came from

What caused the legend of the Flood to originate in all the countries of the world?

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