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Game Idea Update: Legends of Mesoamerica

Hello guys, in my last post I shared a couple of ideas for a game that could be done as my capstone project. I have been playing around with the concept of the game and finally arrived to a conclusion of the genre, mechanics and main objective in the game. 398 more words

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Lothal - The last remains of the Indus Valley Civilization

Sign board

The remains of the dock

canal opening to keep water level stable

kiln baked bricks

The main well

city remains

lower town – residential blocks… 344 more words

India

Nature versus Civilization!

The Western civilization which we presently experience is capitalistic and by definition it is antagonistic to nature i.e. environment. Even the Stalinist Marxism believed and its followers still believe that material progress is infinite. 318 more words

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Did Our Capacity for Imaginative Thought Give Rise to Civilization?

 

An article in the New Scientist (20 September 2014), Daydream believers by Catherine Brahic motivated this blog post. This is not to say that I thought it is a good article as I strongly disagree with many of the arguments in the article. 571 more words

Human Memory: Theory And Data

Of Savages and Their Apologists

There was dancing in the streets of the Palestine territories on Tuesday, complete with the traditional handing out of sweets to the children, in celebration of… 690 more words

Politics

How Farming Almost Destroyed Ancient Human Civilization

Annalee Newitz has a fascinating article at IO9 on early neolithic societies: How Farming Almost Destroyed Ancient Human Civilization.

Roughly 9,000 years ago, humans had mastered farming to the point where food was plentiful.

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