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Birth of the Moralizing Gods

Gods, morality, society. Religion, identity, and our sense of right and wrong. How can we explain the way these interlock, and can we test our suggested explanations against observation? 1,393 more words


OOParts - Curiosities That Can't Be Ignored?

My writing, especially in paranormal and alternate history, takes me to some very interesting places. Lately, I’ve been spending a good amount of time studying up on OOParts (Out Of Place Artifacts), which is a term applied to prehistoric objects found throughout the world that defy their level of technology, and are at odds with their age based on physical, geological, or chemical evidence. 761 more words

Stories Behind The Stories

Turkish archeological site shakes up prehistory

For a change, let’s start today with a story that isn’t about people killing other people or crazy people running for office, OK? The Turkish government… 607 more words

Middle East

Göbekli Tepe - Probably the First Great Stonework of the Humankind

Photo taken from this site.

Göbekli Tepe (“Potbelly Hill”) is an archaeological site in Turkey – approximately 12 km northeast of Urfa (Şanlıurfa), where massive, mostly T-shaped monolithic pillars arranged in circles were discovered by German archaeologist Klaus Schmidt in the middle of the 1990s. 419 more words

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Gobekli Tepe and Beyond

If anyone had suggested just twenty years ago that post-Ice Age hunter-gatherers were capable of erecting monumental architecture they would have been told in no uncertain terms that this was highly unlikely. 193 more words

Moving to Potbelly Hill

Keith Hudson

My reply to James Knight’s comment to my posting of yesterday, “How to ease the North of England’s increasing pauperization”, has tripped me off to think about the movement of talented . 902 more words

Incredible Archaeological Finds You May Not Know About

Did you know I wanted to be an Archaeologist/Anthropologist back in College?

I think this is probably the 13th time I’ve mentioned this on my blog! 332 more words

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