The book wins points for its easy to read, constructive approach; the theories are open to the layman, but complex enough for those with more of a mathematical mind to appreciate. Hancock's follow up book to this at some point. . So it was with great pleasure that I came across Fingerprints of the Gods. John Anthony West, an expert on the early dynastic period, asks: How does a complex civilization spring full-blown into being? Without lifting the pen from the paper, draw a hummingbird using one continuous line.
Only a little, though; I was still hooked, and enjoyed the book's scope and subject matter. Except that it was a Mafia-like hit-job of the most grotesque and lurid theatre, Horizon's Atlantis Reborn Again which I've just watched, having finished reading the Fingerprints of the Gods book is not what I want my license payer fee being spent on. Bill Bryson hat sich daher in seinen vier Wänden umgesehen und sich gefragt: Warum leben wir eigentlich, wie wir leben? Warum nutzen wir ausgerechnet Salz und Pfeffer, und weshalb hat unsere Gabel vier Zinken? Had a really hard time putting this down. My real beef with him is that he writes well enough to actually be persuasive to someone who is not very familiar with the subject. The book wins points for its easy to read, constructive approach; the theories are open to the layman, but complex enough for those with more of a mathematical mind to appreciate.
No doubt it's all for a higher good. There is a lot more to it, but the basic concept is pretty sound, and it's enjoyable reading the support for it, as well as his speculations about what are obviously a lot more details. The Andean Temples of Tianhuanaco. Or to teach them what you knew, even if that means that they may not know how to handle or appreciate it, and thus get lost in a cycle of corruption, abuse and power? They'd too have pyramids manifestly build seeming coming up from a void. One theory has it that the Pyramids were built as important markers for a future civilization.
I've often considered that there is some real hubris to those who unhesitatingly buy into this stuff. Now, what would you say to the claim that the accurate land coastline of Antarctica appears on a map drawn in 1513? Egypt and ancient America are great subjects, but the never-ending data dump by Hancock makes it so goddamn dull. I couldn't bring myself to read through it without doing some necessary fact-checking on the side, so the time which could have been spent getting to the halfway point was instead spent with a dozen internet tabs on, with a naively-enraptured Joe Rogan podcast starring Hancock playing away in the background. The cosmic tree and the mill of the gods ; 31. There is some truth to this. The Inca trail to the past ; 6.
And that they may find it too far beyond their views for their liking. Don't worry, it reads very easy and you'll understand a lot. The stuff you don't hear about from regular sources because it does not support regular theories. In this way he's pretty much a modern successor to Erich von Daniken, writing best-selling alternative history books for the masses. I read only about eighty pages of it because it was becoming a real chore. The Design of Everyday Things ist eine informative und spannende Einführung für Designer, Marketer, Produktentwickler und für alle an gutem Design interessierten Menschen.
The author goes on a lot about his travels to various ancient sites, rather than just sticking to his impressive evidence. Er erklärt, was wir von Stammeskulturen über Loyalität, Gemeinschaftsgefühl und die ewige Suche des Menschen nach Sinn lernen können. Goodwill Industries - Big Bend, Inc. Now again, Fingerprints isn't a book that espouses spiritual values, at least not openly, but Hancock has since become something of a spiritual leader to his many followers. Could we be experiencing a species wide amnesia. Hancock's diction flows in a friendly and inviting manner. They had to precisely place one block weighing a minimum of 2.
In this new large-format edition, Hancock responds to critics and brings readers up to date with developments in the debate. Starting with the Piri map uncovered in 1511 in Is it possible that before the age of man, we know it, there was an advanced civilization buried beneath the aeons of time? Canadian author has placed Fingerprints specifically within a pseudo-scientific tradition going back through the writings of H. Basically what this book does is add to our history books, it doesn't necessarily have to re-write them. The doomsday calendar and eerie memories of the ancient Maya. If you have an open mind, this book is fascinating. As a 10 year-old boy, I would walk to the public library and check out multiple books on the Loch Ness Monster, Sasquatch, The Pyramids, Easter Island, etc.
An intellectual detective story, this unique history book directs probing questions at orthodox history, presenting disturbing new evidence that historians have tried - but failed - to explain. The book details all of the fingerprints they left behind. Indeed, the period of transition from primitive to advanced society appears to have been so short that it makes no kind of historical sense. However a few areas take on the ideas well, especially Egypt. Hancock posits the theory that an ancient super-civilisation once inhabited the Earth, complete with technology comparable to our own, and that 'fingerprints' or evidence of its existence still lurks around if you know where to look.
The book has a lot strong points, by bringing up the interconnectedness of ancient civilizations. Are there any secrets left in Egypt? But just like most of modern times there is much we think we know about ourselves that maybe we don't. Hancock through his global research voyage hunting to discover the truth. He believes that there was once a great civilization let's call them the Atlanteans that existed long before Sumeria or Egypt or Greece, and that they had some very advanced technology. I have no doubt that many of the assumptions that modern historians make about human history will be proven wrong as we learn more about our past — history has a way of surprising us. Did Egyptian history extend back 37,000 or so years? Known by its author, the Piri Reis Map is not a hoax and has been well known from its origin.