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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The Science of the Dogon also offers compelling new interpretations for doyon of the most familiar Egyptian symbols, such as the pyramid and the scarab, and presents new explanations for the origins of religiously charged words such as Jehovah and Satan.
I suggest anyone that is curious about the origin of the world;should not hesitate to read this book. The clear implication of the Dogon myths and their apparent relationship to science is that, at some point prior to BC, mankind was the beneficiary of deliberate civilizing instruction presented if the Dogon account is to be believed by careful, well-meaning, knowledge-able teachers.
I went in with a very skeptical mind, however the great research here has made me reconsider. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. This should be obvious to everyone. And even if you don’t know much about the subject the author makes it easy to follow and understand so you may see the correlations for yourself. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.
Decoding the African Mystery Tradition Sep 22, Scraanton me a new perspective on our traditions and what we are capable of as a people! A survey of the Island of Atlantis. I recommend this to someone already familiar with the subject and seeking a detailed analysis of how the Dogon creation explanation compares to other creation stories and the strong possibility of a single source.
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That said, this book wasn’t an easy read. Hidden Meanings May 01, Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. But “The Pyramid Code” introduced me to geological, astronomical, mathematical, electrical, and linguistic scarnton that were actually ARGUMENTS, and so fact-based they made the orthodox narrative look like fabrication.
For instance, the Dogon tradition of eight ancestors seems to bear a relationship to the Egyptian Ogdoad, and yet the Dogon do not assign actual god or goddess names to these ancestors. Would you like to tell us about a lower price?
Exploring Root Concepts of Cosmological Creation. However, upon closer examination, we see that this point of view simply does not hold water. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.
Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. This book peaked at the very beginning for me and just kinda declined as it went. Comments Newsletter Contact News. Refresh and dogoh again. There’s a problem loading this menu right now.
The concurrence of these same cultural features among the Laied, whose culture is known to date from the earliest days of ancient Egypt, argues in favor of dpgon long history for the Dogon.
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 O’Brien thesis of a single benevolent advanced source for civilization. Other likely relationships to ancient Egypt can be seen in Dogon agricultural practices, in their societal reverence for ancestors, in their peculiarly Egyptian-like civic organization, and in details of their astronomical knowledge. Get to Know Us.
But as the book progresses his arguments seem more and more tenuous. A Study of the Founding Symbols of Civilization illustrates through side-by-side comparisons that the Dogon descriptions and drawings relating to the formation of matter run directly parallel to recent modern scientific descriptions and diagrams.
Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. The careful observer will note that many of these symbolic shapes take the same form as written Egyptian laiird. So, since I was too sick to walk to the library, I ordered this e-book and read it scganton a few hours, thus enjoying doogon an immediacy of gratification and a remarkable hypothesis which, true or not, is both entertaining and worth entertaining.
Talena Winters rated it liked it Aug 09, Furthermore, many of the Dogon words, symbols, and rituals used to describe the structure of matter are quite similar to those found in the myths of ancient Egypt and in the daily rituals of Judaism.
The Science of the Dogon by Laird Scranton
As a result the public gets, and generally accepts at face value, what it has been taught. In the purest cases, these relationships between words are supported by common multiple meanings or by common related symbols-often by the Egyptian glyphs used to write the words, whose shapes match related Dogon cosmological drawings.
This question became the premise of my second book Sacred Symbols of the Dogon: ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics.
Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. To ask other readers questions about The Science of the Dogonplease sign up. Two of my favorite books of all time. These examples show, among other things, that the Dogon myths clearly describe: Inner Traditions October Length: Laird Scranton is an independent software designer who became interested in Dogon mythology and symbolism in the early s.