posted on Feb, 16 2011 @ 07:56 AM
Velikovsky theorized that humanity suffered a collective amnesia on the subject of catastrophes. As a reaction to the repeated near-destruction of
human civilization, a deep scar has been left on the human psyche. Although the solar system has been settled for 2,700 years, he notes a 700 year
cycle in the human collective consciousness.
Christianity in the first century A.D. and Islam in the seventh [century] were both founded on apocalyptic visions of the transformation of the world
by fire. The fourteenth century was the time of the Black Death and the Hundred Years War which reduced the population of Western Europe by
Velikovsky's fear was that in the twenty-first century this trauma would be re-enacted by humanity, who is now in possession of the means of its own
An examination of the facts may help the recall of our memory, the suppression of which could be the cause of great violence in our history.
THE BOOKS OF VELIKOVSKY:
Worlds in Collision, 1950
Ages in Chaos, 1952
Earth in Upheaval, 1955
Oedipus and Akhnaton, 1960
Peoples of the Sea, 1977
Ramses II and His Time, 1978
Mankind in Amnesia, 1982