Category Archives: Uniformitarianism

Enigmatic Egypt: The Walrus and the Carpenter

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The realm of Geological Time has [at least] a couple of confounding countenances. On the one hand: Since the end of the Cretaceous Period 66 million years ago the serenely sluggish sea has carved out the Strait of Dover to … Continue reading

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Enigmatic Egypt: Sahara Seas

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200 years ago Georges Cuvier introduced academia to the concept of “periodic catastrophic floods”. Jean Léopold Nicolas Frédéric, Baron Cuvier (1769 – 1832), known as Georges Cuvier, was a French naturalist and zoologist, sometimes referred to as the “father of … Continue reading

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Johannes de Sacrobosco: A Cuckoo In The Nest

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One of the more curious characters to emerge from the mire of medieval manuscripts is a monastic scholar with a severe identity crisis: Johannes de Sacrobosco. Johannes de Sacrobosco, also written Ioannis de Sacro Bosco (c. 1195 – c. 1256), … Continue reading

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Comet Halley Clock

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Life is full of surprises. Having stumbled upon the Comet Halley Calendar [in the mire of mainstream medieval manuscripts and academic assertions] I wasn’t expecting any more revelations. I was content with establishing a rough estimate for the number of … Continue reading

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Comet Halley Calendar

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Researching the Gregorian Calendar Reforms involves a journey into the mire of mainstream medieval manuscripts and academic assertions that so inspired J R R Tolkien when he was a Professor of Anglo-Saxon between 1925 and 1945. Venturing into this swamp … Continue reading

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Heinsohn Horizon: Chinese Christmas Cake

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When Europe started carving up the world the acolytes of empire started carving up history to support their beliefs and interests. By 1850 the acolytes of empire had diced and sliced the Annals of China to create a great and … Continue reading

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The Heinsohn Horizon: 21st July 365 AD

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The finer details of Roman History are as slippery as an eel and the events of the 21st July 365 AD are especially slippery. The 365 Crete earthquake occurred at about sunrise on 21 July 365 in the Eastern Mediterranean, … Continue reading

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The Heinsohn Horizon and The Parting of the Red Sea

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One of the points of commonality between the history of Hindu Astronomy and Leona Libby’s Old Japanese Cedar Tree Chronology is that they both suggest there was [roughly] a 300 year period of geological and cultural disruption leading up to … Continue reading

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The Atomic Comet: A Velikovsky Vindication

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One of Immanuel Velikovsky’s more outrageous heresies contained within Worlds in Collision is the conclusion that Comet Venus was producing petroleum gases. Worlds in Collision is a book written by Immanuel Velikovsky and first published April 3, 1950. … The … Continue reading

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1472: A Very Particular and Curious Comet

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The Comet of 1472 is a much maligned milestone in the annals of observational science simply because the master of St. Peter’s College [Cambridge] chronicled the comet’s precession as it decayed, diminished and [finally] disappeared whilst orbiting the Earth. On … Continue reading

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Flipping Geology: Walking on Sunshine

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The 21st century Earth Scientists have a problem with their medieval mysticism that defines nine concentric circles of Hell within the Earth. In the poem, Hell is depicted as nine concentric circles of torment located within the Earth; it is … Continue reading

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Flipping Geology: Dante’s Inferno

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Once upon a time, when I was knee high to a grasshopper, I was introduced to the delights of Religious Indoctrination. The indoctrination began at junior school where the teachers informed me [in no uncertain terms] that unless I started … Continue reading

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The London Levels

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During the 20th century Milking Parlours were transmogrified into industrialised units churning out Sanitised Milk [with added antibiotics] that is filtered, pasteurised, homogenised and repackaged into convenient cartons for easy consumption. Similarly, the 20th century saw the Hallowed Halls of … Continue reading

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The Fold Up Beds of Glen Roy

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The Parallel Roads of Glen Roy are said to be a curious “geological puzzle” that the awfully clever Gradualist Geologists have solved by stating they are “a series of ice-dammed proglacial lake shorelines”. However, if these awfully clever Gradualist Geologists … Continue reading

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The Parallel Roads of Glen Roy

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The West of Scotland bears witness to the up and downs of the land and/or the sea. Rubha an Dùnain or Rubh’ an Dùnain is an uninhabited peninsula to the south of the Cuillin hills on the island of Skye … Continue reading

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Close To The Edge

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Having given up all hope of finding intelligent life in the Land of Plate Tectonics I anticipated I would only encounter amber blobs [ambling aimlessly around in an azure eternity] when I entered the Land of Paleogeology. Avalonia was a … Continue reading

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The Frisland Finesse: A Tale of Two Islands

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The Frisland Finesse is a few short sentences of duplicitous doublespeak originally concocted by the Divine Right Diviners and merrily endorsed [with a sly chuckle] by the Mainstream Hoax Meisters. Frisland, also called Frischlant, Friesland, Frislandia, or Fixland, is a … Continue reading

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Finding Frisland

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The Zeno Map [claimed to have been drafted in the 1390s] was first published in 1558. The Zeno map is a map of the North Atlantic first published in 1558 in Venice by Nicolo Zeno, a descendant of Nicolo Zeno, … Continue reading

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The Red Score: 96 Chieftains

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Whenever vacuous vestal virgins frantically run about in headless chicken mode it usually means some bad news has triggered their fight-or-flight response. If they also wave their arms about whilst bellowing Fake! Fraud! Fabricated! then they’ve received some really bad … Continue reading

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Duplicitous Darwinism

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Western Academia praises Charles Darwin for establishing in 1859 that “all species of life have descended over time from common ancestors”. Charles Robert Darwin, FRS FRGS FLS FZS (1809 – 1882) was an English naturalist and geologist, best known for … Continue reading

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