January 30th, 2002

beachy

Letting My Mind Wander...

The only problem is getting it to come back home again.

Today, instead of frantically drawing the NN strip that is supposed to already be up today, I've found myself randomly tooling around sites that had to do with Velikovsky and Saturnism.

Saturnism, in case you don't know, is an, um, "unconventional" view of the solar system that contends that Earth was once much closer to Saturn, and that in fact the planet Venus was once a part of Saturn, which was expelled in a catastrophic event that sent it on a disastrous "near-miss" trajectory with Earth ... and that this cataclysm is reflected in various ancient mythologies. Collapse )