Monthly Archives: September 2014

History: We live in interesting times

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ZeroHedge.com [yet again] provides an historic insight into why we are living in interesting times. De-dollarization has been an ongoing theme hidden just below the surface of the mainstream media for more than a year as Russia and China slowly … Continue reading

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de Vries Events

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One of the stranger stories embedded in mainstream mythology is the [roughly] 210 year de Vries Cycle in solar activity which was discovered by reading the proxy tealeaves provided by ΔC14 in tree rings, Be10 levels in ice cores and … Continue reading

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Greenland: Heinsohn’s Phantom Years

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Mainstream historical narratives for 1st millennium Europe are usually based upon some form of splicing and dicing that, somehow, manages to fabricate a 1,000 years worth of history based upon only [about] 300 years worth of archaeological or dendrochronological evidence. … Continue reading

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A Carbon-14 Chronology

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Mainstream Chronologies face major problems whenever they mix the artistry of dendrochronology with the science of radiocarbon dating. These problems initially arise because numerous procedures in dendrochronology are based upon subjective human intervention: Sample selection: which trees should be sampled … Continue reading

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Dendrochronology: Disastrous Data

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Michael Baillie has posted a Tree-ring and Radiocarbon Rebuttal to Gunnar Heinsohn’s 700 Phantom Years hypothesis over at http://www.q-mag.org . http://www.q-mag.org/the-1st-millennium-a-d-chronology-controversy.html http://www.q-mag.org/_media/baillie-dendrochronology-gunnar.pdf Unsurprisingly, Michael Baillie is not impressed and dismisses the Phantom Years as “semantic games with historical documents” and … Continue reading

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Catastrophic Chronology

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I am [again] indebted to the Society for Interdisciplinary Studies for their encyclopaedic knowledge of the Catastrophic canon and [especially] for their comments and observations. Strangely, he does not mention Heribert Illig, the SIS member who came up with the … Continue reading

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Catastrophic Dendrochronology

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Catastrophic Dendrochronology attempts to salvage some semblance of order from the wreckage that is mainstream dendrochronology and mainstream radiocarbon dating. Might that be the objective – to get the tree rings and C14 data to fit the preconceived orthodox chronology? … Continue reading

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The Science of Propaganda

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The science of propaganda has a long history. Propaganda is a form of communication aimed towards influencing the attitude of a population toward some cause or position. Propaganda is information that is not impartial and used primarily to influence an … Continue reading

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