Category Archives: Catastrophism

Alaskan Muck: Gravel and Gold

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In Yorkshire they say: Where there’s muck there’s brass. In Alaska they know: Where there’s muck there’s gold.

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Alaskan Muck: The Missing Trees

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When academics have a really big problem they break it down into smaller parts because smaller fragments are easier to sweep under the carpet and push down the back of the sofa.

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Mendenhall Glacier

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The blue ice of Mendenhall has produced more than it’s fair share of red faces.

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Hecker Horizon: Konrad von Megenberg

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The Black Death story succumbs to shaking, suffocation and sand in Germany.

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Fiery Trigons: Fire Birds

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There is one abiding mystery associated with Johannes Kepler’s Fiery Trigons.

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Fiery Trigons: 3rd Millennium Prognosis

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Esoteric astrology and modern astronomy are combined to create a long range weather forecast.

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Fiery Trigons: 1st Millennium Diagnosis

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Can Johannes Kepler’s esoteric astrology provide 1st millennium insights?

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Fiery Trigons: Great Mutation Cycle

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Kepler’s chart collects another curious climate cycle coincidence.

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Fiery Trigons: Great Conjunctions

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Could Kepler’s chart contain the key to climate cycles?

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Korean Horizons

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The good news about the Korean Annals is that they appear to contain unadulterated data.

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Yi Tae-jin Treasure

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Louis Hissink has unearthed a treasure chest stuffed full of precious observational data that was analysed and aggregated by Yi Tae-jin [College of Humanities, Seoul National University].

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Hecker Horizon: Chasing The Dragon

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The Double Gleissberg Cycle of 155 ± 11 years is a novel historical yardstick.

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Hecker Horizon: Enter The Dragon

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Sometimes spreadsheets supply several shocks.

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Hecker Horizon: Eclipse Canon

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The Hecker Horizon narrative suggests the Earth likes to rock and roll and that gradualism is more akin to domestic science than hard science.

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Hecker Horizon: Triple Conjunction

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It’s amazing what you find down the back of the sofa when you rummage through the dustier corners of the academic archives.

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Hecker Horizon: The Ten Calamities

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Probably the greatest challenge confronting independent historians is comprehending a narrative that’s been butchered by the clergy, filleted by court historians, and minced with anodyne waffle by gradualist academics.

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Roads to Rome

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To understand why Roads Lead To Rome it’s important to understand what happened when the level of the Mediterranean Sea dropped precipitously.

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The Hecker Horizon: Cometary Coincidences

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Did Comet Halley create the Hecker Horizon or was it merely a coincidental visitor?

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The Hecker Horizon

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Gradualist academics have unwittingly documented [in some detail] a catastrophic event that left an indelible mark – the Hecker Horizon – upon the Earth’s surface during the 14th century CE.

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Spinning Southern Africa

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The gradualist assumptions underpinning the Earth Sciences come into sharp focus when the geomagnetic history of Southern Africa is taken for a spin.

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Getting to Grips with Antarctica

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Ship captains are advised to avoid spoiling their ship for the cost of halfpenny worth of tar. Similarly: Glaciologists should avoid spoiling their ice cores for the cost of an ice curve chronology.

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Getting to Grips with Greenland

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One of the murkier mysteries in the land of maths and models is why the ice in Iceland is 1,100 years old whilst in neighbouring Greenland the ice is said to be 1,000,000 years old.

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Catherine Austin Fitts – Maximum Uncertainty

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If you are curious to know what happens when you mix economics and politics with catastrophism then you might be interested to hear what Catherine Austin Fitts has to say.

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Gothic Wars of The Roman Empire – No Sale

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When revisionist historians slice and dice the Roman Empire narrative they soon discover the remnants of the Gothic Wars are a troublesome waste disposal problem.

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Shaping The Saxon Shore

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The histories of Britain and France are closely coupled because Britain was once part of Europe. Understanding their histories requires an appreciation of when Britain separated from Europe.

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Shaping Roman Scotland

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Roman forts reflect the geological changes that have shaped Scotland and Scottish history.

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Clark Whelton: Double Interment

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William Shakespeare was 17 when, in 1580, the eminent French philosopher and essayist Michel de Montaigne passed through the Aurelian walls via the Porta del Popolo and entered the city of Rome.

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R for Rome

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The layers of debris and dirt that smothered Ancient Rome have a tale to tell. Whether that tale agrees with the official narrative is another story altogether.

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C for Colossal

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The remaining body parts of the Colossus of Constantine are an enduring reminder that students are taught to ignore truly colossal levels of Cogitative Dissonance.

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Making Mountains into Molehills

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A diversionary [and defensive] tactic deployed during debates is to claim your opponent is over-reacting and [metaphorically] “making a mountain out of a molehill”.

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M for Marcus

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Applying the Sagan Standard to Roman History means: Extraordinary Roman Narratives require Extraordinary Roman Evidence. The Sagan standard is an aphorism that asserts that “extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence“.

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E for Epigraphy

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The interpretation of inscriptions has a very long history. Epigraphy is the study of inscriptions or epigraphs as writing; it is the science of identifying graphemes, clarifying their meanings, classifying their uses according to dates and cultural contexts, and drawing … Continue reading

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Amphitheatre of Serdica

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This summer serendipity sends Malaga Bay to Bulgaria. Bulgaria, officially the Republic of Bulgaria, is a country in southeastern Europe. It is bordered by Romania to the north, Serbia and Macedonia to the west, Greece and Turkey to the south, … Continue reading

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The Late Paleocene Event

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The most telling aspect of the Late Paleocene Event is the divergent data. The ooze on the Shatsky Rise at ≈ 32° North has an outlier δ18O high spike. The ooze on the Maud Rise at ≈ 66° South has … Continue reading

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Enigmatic Egypt: Roman Ruination – Red Sea Hills

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The Roman narrative for Egypt includes the quarrying of monumental hard stones and the mining of gold, emeralds and amethyst in the Red Sea Hills of the Eastern Desert that separates the Nile from the Red Sea. To the east … Continue reading

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