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originally posted by: just2cents I'm working under the hypothesis (without evidence for the most part) here that perhaps it was not spiritual, and was not ancient alien stuff either, but was a practical practice for (bear with me here) early civilizations who may have had some form of space travel.
originally posted by: Blue Shift
originally posted by: Harte
Eventually, it became the belief that the whole thing would end if you didn't cut enough beating hearts out of living prisoners' chests.
Well, that's a verifiable scientific fact.
originally posted by: just2cents
Another related point is why ancients painted satalite and thermal images of Earth on cave walls with paint that lasts how ever many thousands if years longer than modern paint.