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PROPHETS OF CATASTROPHISM Pt. 1

“So let us stop talkin’ falsely now, the hour’s getting late”  –Bob

I should explain how in the days of Earth science, from the late 1600s to the mid-1800s, the first geologists were generally called natural philosophers since geology did not then exist as an academic discipline. In one form or another almost all of them were Catastrophists. These men looked at the world around them with a deep curiosity and came to believe the direct evidence of the landscape revealed the imprint of major upheavals in the order of Nature. Continue reading PROPHETS OF CATASTROPHISM Pt. 1