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Think you really understand science and how the theoretical laws of physics and the universe work?
Be prepared to get your mind blown and start asking the bigger questions about the world around us, as Paul talks to Walt Thornhill, chief science advisor for the Thunderbolts Project, in this electrifying L4D conversation.
- The work of Immanuel Velikovsky shaped Walt’s views of the cosmos early on. (6:17)
- What is evidence-based science? (19:40)
- Discovering the Thunderbolts of the Gods. (29:12)
- What we assume about the history of the solar system is completely wrong. (35:21)
- “If we can’t heal ourselves from this existential fear, we will have no future on this planet.” (52:14)
- Plasma dynamics. (1:01:48)
- The age of the universe is unknown and isn’t expanding. (1:12:11)
- Defining the ether. (1:24:46)
- “The language of modern physics is largely meaningless.” (1:34:48)
- How the mind and consciousness work in the Electric Universe. (1:52:57)
- Interpreting the book of Genesis. (2:09:36)
- Gravity. (2:14:40)
- Is the Moon hollow? (2:26:40)
- One theory about how our solar system was formed. (2:31:41)
- The SAFIRE Project. (2:42:05)
- Our theories about geology, astronomy, biology and culture will change when we understand the past. (2:52:57)
- Thunderbolts of the Gods and The Electric Universe by Walt Thornhill and David Talbott
- Worlds in Collision by Immanuel Velikovsky
- The CBC documentary Immanuel Velikovsky: Bonds of the Past on YouTube
- Voices of the First Day by Robert Lawler
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