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Myths

Myths and legends confused as history

Myth and legend’s are inspiring stories and some of them may well be factual or based on facts that as yet we cannot prove. Yet they are so often used to shape morality and justify some human behaviours.

These stories are perhaps best seen as a decoration of history and not to be relied on until proven factual, but even here we must remember that the exploration of the history involves a lot of educated guesswork.

The mythical Ankor Wat we now know was built by Hindus, Jason and the Golden fleece story was true, the method of collecting gold is still used today. Some of the old myths are being proved true

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Sun Worship

Is this age old tradition still relevant?

Historians tell us that our ancestors in most countries at one time worshipped the sun yet in the modern world many think of the sun only as a convenience that gives us heat and light. Our ancestors were not stupid, they wanted to know how life worked and how they could better survive, sun worship helped in many ways.

The sun of course was and still is the most significant phenomenon in our local universe without which we could not survive. In fact if the sun suddenly stopped performing its current function, all life on earth would perish within a couple of days and in the resultant -270° and darkness, the planets of

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Alien Life

A distinct possibility but are they a danger?

The TV program ancient aliens continues to feature on the History Channel. It presents ideas that alien visitors have been coming here for millennia and asks amongst other things if they represent any threat to our security and well-being?

In a recent program they discussed Majestic Twelve, a supposed organisation under the auspices of a US shadow government charged with the administration of communications with aliens and the recovery of crashed alien craft. The program also claimed that M twelve may have actually been behind the assassination of John F. Kennedy who was about to reveal details of alien contacts.

We have no way of knowing if this is true or not,

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The Story of Omar

One man begins a global transformation

Young Omar was said to have been something of a precocious child yet he was also uncannily charming and got away with things that other children may have earned some reprimand. But children were loved because their parents saw them as an investment towards an unforeseeable future.

The village where young Omar lived was inconspicuous, the wall of woven twigs that kept lions and other creatures out of the village at night was in the process of being replaced with a much more solid mud brick wall. Omar and the other boys his age helped their elders as they were capable although much of the time they played as they watched.

The village was

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Intrigue

Do you explore the fullness of our history or do accept opinions

Do the new discoveries in historical research arouse your curiosity, interest and fascinate? It’s not so very long ago that historical research is argued that modern humans arose simultaneously across parts of Eurasia and Africa then blended to give the mix of peoples in the modern world of today.

Over the past hundred years or so, opinions and theories changed, the experts decided that we all emerged from Africa some 60,000 or 70,000 years ago which opened the door way to more mysteries. For instance, when and how did white skin emerge? How did we evolve so many different shades of skin colour and physical features?

By the

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Aphrodite

The Greek goddess of love, beauty, pleasure, and procreation

To some Christians Aphrodite is the Whore of Babylon, but as with many ancient Greek deities, there is more than one story about her origins. According to Hesiod’s Theogony, she was born when Cronus cut off Uranus’s genitals and threw them into the sea, and she arose from the sea foam (aphros).

According to Homer’s Iliad, she is the daughter of Zeus and Dione. According to Plato (Symposium 180e), the two were entirely separate entities: Aphrodite Ourania and Aphrodite Pandemos.

Aphrodite may be a derivation of Ashtaroth and the goddess Astarte and another story says Aphrodite arose from Semiramis the warrior queen who became known as the Babylonian “Ishtar” which is

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26000 YO Vishnu Idol

An ancient mystery

It is generally thought that the first gold manufacturing took place around 7000 BC in the vicinity of the Black sea. While we are discovering that Hindu culture indeed extends back to this time the claim regarding this discovery turns history even more on its head.

The following article is from ajitvadakayil.blogspot and it also appears on many other websites. It is generally thought that gold was worked before copper and bronze but you can do further research and decide for yourself.

The narrative – italics mine:

A heavy chest containing a 47 gram metal alloy idol was given to CIA officials for safekeeping at Lo Monthang (called “Mustang, northern Nepal” in

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India Begat Egypt

Tracing our ancient origins

In the first of the BBC programs on the history of Egypt narrated by Bettany Hughes, the film opens with her describing a large block of what looked like just a big block of sandstone. Bethany describes as rock as an original depiction of a bull created around 5000 BC. This is at the time when the Sahara was beginning to dry out a second time, previously it had dried around 8000 BC so that time (by thousand BC) the Kiffian people may have migrated to the Nile Valley and mixed (or been absorbed into) with the more dominant African culture prevalent through Sudan and Ethiopia.

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Meet the Romans

Playboys get themselves an empire

With her ability to read between the lines and sense of realism, Mary Beard makes history interesting. She describes the legend of Romulus and Remus and its relevance to the development Rome, a city and state founded on bloodshed. Perhaps in no other time has human brutality ever been eclipsed yet the model of governance espoused by Augustus rules the world today.

Mary describes Rome as a city that takes what it wants and gives very little in return although in the modern era we tend to think that we got our language from Latin, good roads and an education system. But the Romans had no altruistic ideas, medicine was developed to serve the army

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Michael Cremo and Today

History is to learn from

Michael Cremo, also known by his devotional name Drutakarmā Dāsa, is an American freelance researcher who identifies himself as a Vedic creationist and an alternative archaeologist. He has made some very interesting discoveries from which we can arrive at the possibility that humanity has been around for millions of years and over different periods developed basic metallurgy and similar technologies.

There is a possibility that the Egyptian pyramids were constructed 35,000 or so years ago to produce electricity for global distribution. On the other hand these evidences could represent that alien cultures have resided here and either died out or departed. Certainly some of the unidentifiable metallic objects, giants and other phenomena provide interesting food

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