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Old 10-18-2011, 02:10 AM
Location: Metromess
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Precession is simply the wobble of the Earth on its axis. I see no point in making anything more of it (although the change in "North Stars" it causes is fascinating; for the ancient Egyptians, it was Thuban in Draco). But what happened 25999 years ago of significance? For humans, it was just another day of hunting, gathering, and trying to stay out of the way of saber-toothed tigers and mammoths. That would have been during the last Ice Age, too. The "Dreamtime" was a concept of the Native Australians, wasn't it?
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Old 10-18-2011, 09:43 AM
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Originally Posted by Chango View Post
History DOES NOT repeat itself; it only rhymes. Humans are naturally adept at creating/recognizing patterns... but there are two singular, unimpeachable ways to determine if a pattern is true, ancient knowledge or false superstition.

The first way do cut the wheat from the chaff is to observe if the knowledge has only recently been uncovered yet claims the events of today involve cosmic changes. That means it was recently invented to spur quick reactions and that it carries an agenda.

The second way to determine untruth is if the word "Atlantis" is mentioned anywhere at all in the discussion.

I think I'm going to agree with Chango here on Atlantis being part of a serious conversation - unless it's dicussing how ancient people believed in such a place.
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Old 10-22-2011, 09:19 PM
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It was great hearing the New Radicals again, thanks for posting the vid!
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Old 10-22-2011, 09:21 PM
Location: Toronto, ON
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Nice to hear a peep put of you. You could be from England. Rebel; negate.
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