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Mankind in Amnesia – EU 2017 talk by Andrew Fitts

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.

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PINDAR’S WISDOM: Terror at the Edge, Victory Joy at the Center

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

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The Sublimation of Catastrophic Memory

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,

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