Those of us who follow the work of Velikovsky know that as a Freudian psychoanalyst he had a life long interest in a curious human pathology; what he originally called ‘collective amnesia.’
“Worlds in Collision” was published in 1950. In this book, in a short chapter, he introduced the psychological subject of amnesia, appearing among his better known scientific theories.
Bill Mullen’s paper presented at the 2016 Toronto conference:
“Promptly emplaced [in this first homo schizo], was an acute sense of time, of history, and the future.” Alfred deGrazia, Homo Schizo Vol. 1
Unusually for a catastrophist conference, perhaps, I
I have been invited to give a talk at the 2017 Electric Universe conference. A synopsis:
An exploration into Immanuel Velikovsky’s cultural or collective amnesia theory, understood as a repressive defense against fearful catastrophic memories, a type of collective PTSD. Alongside amnesia is the more healthy sublimation process as described by Irving Wolfe and Alfred deGrazia; not the repression of memory,