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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It is a very complex subject and I would have benefitted from more illustrations. Moreover, the extended parallels between myth and science sustain themselves through complex discussions of the formative processes of the universe and the conception of life. The litany is endless, familiar, and numbingly repetitious.

The Science of the Dogon: Decoding the African Mystery Tradition

Vicki rated it liked it Dec 26, Sacred Symbols of the Dogon Trade Paperback If we are ignorant laigd the actual arguments that were once put forward by defenders of the flat earth theory, we are scarcely the poorer for it. Nov 20, Nicholas Frota added it.

Available for download now. As an important side-benefit to the study of comparative cosmology, we evolve a growing list of well-defined symbolic shapes — symbols whose ultimate meanings we believe we firmly know based on the consensus opinion of several parallel cosmologies.


Episodic global catastrophe and climate change. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 dovon 1. Correlations between the Dogon myths and science begin with explicit statements by the Dogon priests, which establish that the esoteric tradition of the Dogon is specifically understood to describe the underlying processes by which matter and life were formed.

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Trivia About The Science of th The Dogon priests say that their cosmology describes how a tribal god named Amma created matter. The parallels between Dogon myth and science run deep.

From there, we have no difficulty understanding spider symbolism as it relates to the Greek goddess Athena, a later deity who is traditionally associated with Neith. Want to Read saving…. Aug 14, Andrew rated it really liked it Shelves: The Science of the Dogon: Location of the Garden of Eden – Southern Lebanon. The history of just about everything is written by the winners, it is invariably difficult to gauge, to judge, sometimes even to know, that a battle has taken place or that one is under way.

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The book is awesome. Where the Egyptians define a canine scranon of Good and Evil, the Dogon define a fox who is cast as the judge between Truth and Error. Furthermore, the Dogon share important religious rituals — such as the wearing of skull caps and prayer shawls, the practice of circumcision, and the observance of a Jubilee year — scrqnton common with Judaism dpgon well as ancient Egypt.


That said, this book wasn’t an easy read. What is ultimately revealed is the scientific basis for the language of the Egyptian hieroglyphs, which was deliberately encoded to prevent the knowledge of these concepts from falling into the hands of all but the highest members of the Egyptian priesthood. As a result the public gets, and generally accepts at face value, what i The book is awesome.

Sacred Symbols of the Dogonuses these parallels as the starting point for a new interpretation of the Egyptian hieroglyphic language. Join our mailing list! Get to Know Us.

He has studied ancient myth, language, lairc cosmology for nearly ten years and has been a lecturer at Colgate University. Yet beneath the racket, sub-audibly and never openly articulated because it is considered self-evidenta comforting ostinato sounds.

I approached the topic starting with thirty well-defined shapes from Dogon cosmology and tried to apply their meanings to corresponding glyphs of ancient Egyptian words, substituting concepts for glyphs to produce a kind of ideographic sentence.

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