'A quantum change happened to both the Assyrians and the Romans through the astral god-persona of Ares, the planet Mars in the early middle of the 1st millennium BC. The terrible experiences of the time were reflected during and later through political and military expressions of violence that still echo down to this day.
'As Velikovsky relates, “Organized warfare has its inspiration in the same terror. As the ancient Assyrian kings went to war they compared the destructiveness of their acts to the devastations caused by the astral deities at the time of the upheavals.”
'Thus it is recognized: As it is above, So it is below.'