One of the biggest schisms among catastrophists is the disagreement on the identification of celestial culprits that caused earth catastrophes. Barring solar outbursts and exploding supernovas, this means planets, comets or a class of rocky bodies careening through the earth’s atmosphere called bolides. Astronomers regard bolides as flaming meteors, while Geologists classify bolides as anything from meteors to ast
The previous post explored the role of cultural amnesia in sequestering historical memory of traumatic era ending earth catastrophes. Whether through denial by burying this memory, or through a less repressive process of sublimation in order to transmute it into a mythic narrative more palatable for recall, humanity continues to struggle t
Napoleon wrote, “History is a set of lies agreed upon.” This truism is becoming more and more apparent to our modern sensibilities as many of us recognize that much of history has been purposely manufactured. More easily understood is Churchill’s saying, “History is written by the victors.” Combine the two sayings and we begin to understand that we are on a very slippery slope when it comes to interpreting both th
Catastrophism studies brings to light the hidden story of exo terrestrially induced earth catastrophes that have driven the evolution of human culture. This is important knowledge, as it has direct bearing on how our societies function today. Civilizations have fallen and new ones have risen to take their place as a result of these grave catastrophes.