the I.E.C. Director
Letter to The New York Times:
Creation: The Origins of the Earth and its
personal note, Dr. Pollinger summarizes the discrepancies between the latest
scientific theories of the origin of the Moon vs. Zacharia Sitchin’s
controversial explanation of the origin of the Moon and the Earth. This
discussion focuses on chapter 7 of The 12th Planet, “The Epic of
Creation” and an article in The New York Times (see below).
on The New York Times article,
from Dr. Pollinger:
Tuesday, July 20, 1999, William Broad of The New York Times wrote an
intriguing article titled: “Apollo Opened Window on the Moon’s Violent
Birth: Lunar Rocks Support Role of Catastrophe in Shaping Planets.”
Not only was this a fascinating article, but it even mentions Dr. Immanuel
Velikovsky’s Worlds in Collision, and then goes on to
summarize the latest theorizing by some well-respected scientists.
avid reader of Zecharia Sitchin’s works, especially, The 12th Planet, I
immediately reviewed his archeological findings about the Summerian
Civilization, and after speaking with him for some time on the issue, I decided
to write a letter to the Editor of The New York Times:"
Lunar Origin: Science Catching
Up To Sitchin
now know that the scientific facts do not confirm the Uniformitarians’ three
theories of Lunar origin (Sister, Daughter, and Pick-up Theories), and that
other scientists, e.g. Hartmann, Cameron, etc.theorize that “a speeding
wanderer collided with the Earth and shattered to smithereens, blowing debris
and bits of the Earth’s crust into space. The ring of orbiting debris then
coalesced into the new Moon.” (Giant or Great Impact Theory of the
As I read William Broad’s article, July 20th, 1999,
it reminded me of another Great Impact Theory which theorized not only the
Moon’s origin but also that of the Earth. We read in chapter 7, the
Epic of Creation, in The 12th Planet, by Zecharia Sitchin, that a
celestial body, Nibiru (in Sumerian and Marduk in Babylonian) impacted Tiamat
(another celestial body) causing it to split in two with one-half becoming Earth
and the other the Asteroid Belt plus comets, and with Kingu (Tiamat’s main
satellite) becoming the Earth’s Moon. Thus, the Moon was not created
from Earth but evolved from Kingu, while, after the cosmic collision, Nibiru
became the 12th planet of our Solar System.
Isn’t it time for The New York
Times to finally recognize the works of Sitchin who explains these cosmic
happenings as they were told on the clay tablets found in 1850 in Iraq
concerning the Sumerian Civilization? These 5,000 plus year-old tablets are one
of the greatest historical finds imaginable and yet, 150 years after they were
discovered, they are still ignored by conventional history, education and The
New York Times. Why?
Kenneth J. Pollinger, Ph.D.
Retired Sociology Professor (SUNY)
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