Serpent in the Sky: The High Wisdom of Ancient Egypt - download pdf or read online

By John Anthony West

ISBN-10: 0835606910

ISBN-13: 9780835606912

John Anthony West's progressive reinterpretation of the civilization of Egypt demanding situations all that has been authorised as dogma touching on historic Egypt. during this pioneering research West files that: Hieroglyphs hold airtight messages that show the subtler realities of the Sacred technological know-how of the Pharaohs. Egyptian technological know-how, drugs, arithmetic, and astronomy have been extra refined than newest Egyptologists recognize. Egyptian wisdom of the universe used to be a legacy from a hugely refined civilization that flourished millions of years in the past. the nice Sphinx represents geological evidence that this sort of civilization existed. This revised variation incorporates a new advent linking Egyptian religious technology with the perennial knowledge culture and an appendix updating West's paintings in redating the Sphinx. Illustrated with over one hundred forty pictures and line drawings.

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The curious, slanting passageways could not possibly be less conducive to the elaborate funerary rituals for which Egypt was famed. The stark interiors of the 'tomb chambers' stand in vivid contrast to the lavishly inscribed and carved chambers of later Egypt. In addition, the eight great pyramids are believed to have been built over the reigns of three pharaohs (though this is disputed due to the lack of direct evidence attributing these pyramids to specific pharaohs). In any case, it works out at more than one great pyramid per pharaoh, inviting speculation of multiple burials for a king.

The stage was set for the next great step in the development of human society, the creation of the state. The pyramid was going to provide the means of achieving it. Once it is realised that the main object of pyramid construction was a work programme leading to a new social order, the religious meaning and ritual importance of the pyramids recede into the background. If anything these man­ made mountains are a monument to the progress of man into a new pattern of life, the national state, which was to become his social home for the next 5000 years.

Broughton Letters to the Editor The New Scientist, Nov. 11, 1976, p. 355 Dr. , p. 208) when he says 'All biologists nowadays believe in Darwin's theory'). There is a sizable minority of equally qualified biologists who reject the theory outright. In the VS, lor example, several hundred voting members of the Creation Research Society, who must have at least a MSc, and include many biologists, prefer the Genesis account on scientific grounds. The New Scientist, July 29, 1976, p. 225 The greatest steps in evolution are also the least understood, since the complexities of developing, say, photosynthesis or warm­bloodedness go beyond today's simple mathematical models.

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