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Old 16th April 2012, 12:58 PM   #1
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The Great Comet of 562 AD

According to this, a giant comet devastated Britain in 562AD, killing millions and bringing about the Dark Ages.
The writer is pretty bonkers altogether:
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When the Saxons settled in Kent upon the invitation of infamous and allegedly incestuous King Vortigern, who was accused of being a usurper of the throne in the writings of St. Glidas, they brought with them barbarism, debauchery and a literal interpretation of the allegories of the Holy Science, which had been used for thousands of years by indigenous elders to convey the science of astrotheology to their students, which happened in every corner of the globe during more enlightened ages of the Grand Cylce of the Precession of the Equinoxes.

The Saturnic/Satanic credo of ignorance was imposed upon the Britons in the name of the Christian Church of Rome, under a Babylonic system of control administered through taxation, the control of information and pseudo-religious inquisition, savagely enforced by the Germanic tribes at the behest of the Holy Roman Emperors, in order to obliterate the inherent spirituality of the millions who fearlessly sacrificed their lives in the name of the unalienable freedom that they knew to be the birthright, whether for the sake of their children, their nation and its future generations, or in the name of the Supreme Being at the centre of the Universe, manifested as matter in the form of Christos or Christ the Sun.
(Yes that is just two sentences.)

He's also into FOTL stuff and thinks the Gregorian calender reform was a conspiracy to hide the truth of the 360-day year from us.
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Old 16th April 2012, 02:18 PM   #2
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Originally Posted by sophia8 View Post
He's also into FOTL stuff...
Fruit of the Loom?
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Old 16th April 2012, 02:21 PM   #3
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Originally Posted by Baloney View Post
Fruit of the Loom?
That's EXACTLY what I was about to type, too....
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Old 16th April 2012, 02:39 PM   #4
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I hereby deny all accusations of incest.
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Old 16th April 2012, 02:42 PM   #5
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I hereby deny all accusations of incest.
pictures or it didn't happen
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Old 16th April 2012, 02:55 PM   #6
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Originally Posted by Baloney View Post
Fruit of the Loom?

Freeman On The Land.
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Freeman On The Land.
A different kind of fruit.
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Old 17th April 2012, 12:36 AM   #8
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Originally Posted by Spindrift View Post
A different kind of fruit.

...of the loon?
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Old 17th April 2012, 02:50 AM   #9
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History, Literature or Art?

You decide.
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Old 17th April 2012, 11:24 AM   #10
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Originally Posted by sophia8 View Post
According to this, a giant comet devastated Britain in 562AD, killing millions and bringing about the Dark Ages.
The writer is pretty bonkers altogether:
(Yes that is just two sentences.)

He's also into FOTL stuff and thinks the Gregorian calender reform was a conspiracy to hide the truth of the 360-day year from us.
Wee bit early for Holy Roman Emperors. Also curious when they ever had any foothold in the British Isles.
I'm also not aware Hengist and Horsa and their relatives were Christian.
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Old 17th April 2012, 04:01 PM   #11
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Just went to the website.
Wow, that is a big bunch of Woo.
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Old 17th April 2012, 04:05 PM   #12
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Originally Posted by Baloney View Post
Fruit of the Loom?
Freemen on the land:

http://rationalwiki.org/wiki/Freeman_on_the_land
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Old 17th April 2012, 04:12 PM   #13
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Originally Posted by sophia8 View Post
(Yes that is just two sentences.)
Those are two surprisingly coherent sentences, considering their length and subject matter.
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Old 18th April 2012, 10:51 PM   #14
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Originally Posted by geni View Post
Fleas on the Labrador?
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Old 18th April 2012, 11:34 PM   #15
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Originally Posted by sophia8 View Post
According to this, a giant comet devastated Britain in 562AD, killing millions
... which, given that it's millions in plural, means killing everyone on the island. Estimated population of Britain in the 500s is about two million.
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Old 25th April 2012, 10:33 PM   #16
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... which, given that it's millions in plural, means killing everyone on the island. Estimated population of Britain in the 500s is about two million.
More seriously, it has been proposed that the worldwide crisis of the sixth century (not merely the misfortunes experienced by the Britons) was set off by a huge volcanic eruption, probably of Krakatau, in modern Indonesia, which blew its stack once more in 1883. See http://www.ees1.lanl.gov/Wohletz/Krakatau.htm
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Modern history has its origins in the tumultuous 6th and 7th centuries. During this period agricultural failures and the emergence of the plague contributed to: (1) the demise of ancient super cities, old Persia, Indonesian civilizations, the Nasca culture of South America, and southern Arabian civilizations; (2) the schism of the Roman Empire with the conception of many nation states and the re-birth of a united China; and (3) the origin and spread of Islam while Arian Christianity disappeared. In his book, Catastrophe An Investigation into the Origins of the Modern World, author David Keys explores history and archaeology to link all of these human upheavals to climate destabilization brought on by a natural catastrophe, with strong evidence from tree-ring and ice-core data that it occurred in 535 AD.
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More seriously, it has been proposed that the worldwide crisis of the sixth century (not merely the misfortunes experienced by the Britons) was set off by a huge volcanic eruption, probably of Krakatau, in modern Indonesia, which blew its stack once more in 1883. See http://www.ees1.lanl.gov/Wohletz/Krakatau.htm
I suspect the volcano helped make things worse; but, let's face it, European civilization was in a state of rapid disintegration anyway. It would be interesting to see is similar disruptions of culture took place at the same time in other civilized realms, such as China, Southeast Asia, India, Central America, Mexico and Peru.

I'm still wondering what FOTL stands for in the OP. Could it be "Fear of the Lord"?
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...I'm still wondering what FOTL stands for in the OP. Could it be "Fear of the Lord"?
Freeman On The Land.

http://rationalwiki.org/wiki/Freeman_on_the_land
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Old 27th April 2012, 08:06 PM   #19
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I suspect the volcano helped make things worse; but, let's face it, European civilization was in a state of rapid disintegration anyway. It would be interesting to see is similar disruptions of culture took place at the same time in other civilized realms, such as China, Southeast Asia, India, Central America, Mexico and Peru.
European civilisation was in a bad way, but it collapsed almost totally after the 530s. The crisis certainly affected China, as indicated in my source. As to the Americas, it has long been noticed that there was a "hiatus" in Mayan activity during the relevant period:
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In recent years there have been a number of breakthroughs in explaining the abandonment of the Mayan cities.
In 1995, archaeologist Richardson Benedict Gill used the last dates carved on monuments in cities to identify four periods when the abandonment of Mayan cities had occurred, in clusters:
a.) The pre-Classic abandonment’s of 150–200 AD.
b.) The Hiatus of 530– 590 AD.
c.) The main period of collapse ~ the Classic period: 8th/9th Centuries
d.) The Post Classic abandonments, centred on 1450 AD.
http://sites.google.com/site/medieva...n-civilisation
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Thanks as always for the link.
It makes great rainy Saturday morning reading and musing material.
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