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  • Thomas Donlon

    June 6, 2021 at 9:18 am

    Hey Deborah, In answer to your question about the Amalekites. “The fruit of the poisonous tree.” Velikovsky had some wild ideas … I know his astronomical ideas could not be more discredited. I’m guessing from what you are saying that the idea of the Amalekites being the Hyskos then, is associated with Velikovsky. David Rohl has decades of high-level experience in debates and may then be framing the people involved, which perhaps he agrees is the Amalekites, in such a way that won’t hit the emotional touchstone of “Velikovsky.” Say the word “Velikovsky” and you’ve just lost a large part of your audience. Or you have to spend pages explaining “Even a blind squirrel finds a nut sometimes.” And that Velikovsky can be correct with A but wrong on B, C, D, E etc…