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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He lives in Albany, New York. Readers will find the conclusion about the Dogon way exciting reading. Inner Traditions October Length: The concurrence of these same cultural features among the Amazigh, whose culture is known to date from the earliest days of ancient Egypt, argues in favor of a long history for the Dogon.
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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. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Till such time we need more Laird Scrantons and John Anthony Wests and their challenging presentations to make the average person question the oracles of historians, anthropologists and scientists.
What is ultimately revealed is the scientific basis for the language of the Egyptian hieroglyphs, which was deliberately encoded to prevent the knowledge of these concepts from falling into the hands of all but the highest members of the Egyptian priesthood.
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Daron George rated it it was amazing Oct 15, If we are ignorant of the actual arguments that were once put forward by defenders of the flat earth theory, we are scarcely the poorer for it. Only dogin left in stock more on the way. Stupas are found commonly throughout India and Asia. Books by Laird Scranton. Price may vary by retailer.
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Talena Winters rated it liked it Aug 09, Buddhism reconciles these views by purporting that matter is woven in a spiral web by a spider as if on a loom with a shuttle. Laiird books from this author: Studied exhaustively by French anthropologists Marcel Griaule and Germaine Dieterlen in the nineteen thirties, forties and fifties, the Dogon were documented as preserving a secret cosmological tradition that is cast in the familiar themes, symbols and storylines of the classic ancient cosmologies.
The Science of the Dogon: These statements of apparent doon also serve to undermine any suggestion that the Dogon could have derived their knowledge from contact with modern sources. In some instances, such as that of the Egyptian sun glyph, the shape is evoked within the cosmology in association with the very same meanings that are traditionally assigned to the Egyptian glyph — in the case of the sun glyph shape, the concept of the sun, a day, and a period of time.
Buy the sxranton items together This item: 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. Our understanding of these statements by Dogon priests is guided and supported by important cosmological drawings that often appear in a similar context and take the same form as related scientific diagrams.
Suzanne rated it really liked it Mar 01, The suggestion that this science was conveyed to the Dogom through modern contacts does not adequately explain the presence of these same well-known paird in ancient myths. In many ways, the structure calls to mind an early form of a pyramid, and several of its key structural and symbolic features lxird found reflected in the pyramids and similar aligned structures of Egypt, India, China, and the Americas.
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Sacred Symbols of the Dogon Trade Paperback Aug 14, Andrew rated it really liked it Shelves: The absence of a formal system of scrantkn language among the Dogon suggests that the cosmology may have preceded written language in ancient Egypt, while lair 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.
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The Dogon cosmological system conveys scientific meaning through a complex system of mythological themes, symbols, storylines, and words. Steve Lang rated it really liked it May 26,