The Science of the Dogon by Laird Scranton. We have reproduced below the Conclusion of this superb scholarly book, which gives overwhelming support to the. Avi Solomon: Who are the Dogon? Laird Scranton: The Dogon are a modern-day African tribe from Mali who seem to observe many interesting. One time I got into a little discussion with Laird Scranton on facebook where I said that I thought some things about the Dogon culture were very interesting, but .
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Looking next to other Egyptian words that express concepts relating to units of time day, month, season, and year I found that each word could similarly be seen to define its own traditional meaning.
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The Mystery of Skara Brae: Don’t have a Kindle? Amazon Advertising Find, dogpn, and engage customers. The Dogon cosmological system conveys scientific meaning through a complex system of mythological themes, symbols, storylines, and words. He is an independent software designer who became interested in Dogon mythology and symbolism in the early s. To my way of thinking, one critical omission on the part of most researchers of ancient myth has been to ignore these unexplained similarities, which seem to coexist among widely divergent societies but without compelling reason.
Scientific analysis of megalithic structures confirm observational astronomy c2, BC. I would be delighted to see this type of science is integrated into our education system. Location of the Garden of Eden – Southern Lebanon. While abed with that cough everyone had in February, I couldn’t do much but watch Netflix and Hulu Plus, where I found a short but startling series called “The Pyramid Code. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.
Tell us what you like, so we can send you books you’ll love. Interestingly, the myths that depict his creative efforts bear a striking resemblance to the modern scientific definitions of matter, beginning with the atom and continuing all the way to the vibrating threads of string theory.
The Science of the Dogon should prove to be a revolutionary force, especially with regard to integrating the Dogon cosmological vision into our own lives. How could the Dogon talk of the twin star system of Sirius and correctly estimate that the dwarf star Sirius B completes a rotation of Sirius A in approximately 50 years, when the location of Sirius B was detected just a few decades ago.
The Science of the Dogon: Modern cosmologist Carl Sagan and others ascribe the apparent scientific knowledge of the Dogon tribal culture to recent contacts with modern cultures. No trivia or quizzes yet. I went in with a very skeptical mind, however the great research here has made me reconsider. Get to Know Us. If the scientific knowledge were derived from contacts with modern cultures, they occurred simultaneously in far flung places all across the globe.
There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Later, Van Beek went a step further by suggesting that the classic Dogon granary form, as reported by Griaule, was in fact, a structure known only to Griaule. The absence of a formal system of written language among the Dogon suggests that the cosmology may have preceded written language in ancient Egypt, while the concurrence of drawn Dogon cosmological shapes and meanings with the written Egyptian glyphs suggests that the earliest written characters may have been adapted from key shapes within the cosmology.
Popularity Popularity Featured Price: Thank you for signing up, fellow book lover! For example, in ancient Egypt, matter is said to have been woven by the Mother Goddess Neith, using a shuttle and a loom.
He said they never did that, and when I said they did according to every source of information about the Dogon I had found, he responded by blocking me from his facebook page.
Start reading The Science of the Dogon on your Kindle in under a minute. In my view, these kinds of connections, perhaps along with undiscovered relationships of ancient language, are the likely foundation upon which to build future arguments in favor of a global ancient system of instructional myth.
Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. On that basis, Professor Van Beek first concluded that much of what Griaule reported may have been fabricated on his behalf by what he perceived as overly-obliging Dogon priests.
Today, on a daily basis, through every media outlet, we witness a world spinning out of control. Where the Egyptians define a canine judge of Good and Evil, the Dogon define a fox who is cast as the judge between Truth and Error. The Science of the Dogon: But as the book progresses his arguments seem more and more tenuous.
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The Science of the Dogon: Decoding the African Mystery Tradition
This book peaked at the very beginning for me and just kinda declined as it went. The Dogon cosmological system conveys scientific meaning through a complex system of mythological themes, symbols, scrantom, and words.
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