posted on Dec, 4 2008 @ 11:01 AM
Thanks for the thread. Very intriguing information.
Hope you don't mind if I spout off a couple of relating quotes on "lost" civilizations:
"History is fables agreed upon." - Voltaire
"Who controls the past controls the future: who controls the present controls the past." - George Orwell
"History, is made up of the bad actions of extraordinary men and woman. All the most noted destroyers and deceivers of our species, all the founders
of arbitrary governments and false religions have been extraordinary people; and nine tenths of the calamities that have befallen the human race had
no other origin than the union of high intelligence with low desires." - Thomas B. Macaulay
"Never forget the importance of history. To know nothing of what happened before you took your place on Earth, is to remain a child for ever and
ever." - Unknown
And my favorite:
"History is more or less bunk." - Henry Ford
And might I point out that it was only after Henry Ford had been taken in by the industrial elites of the world as one of their own that he was quoted
"It is well enough that people of the nation do not understand our banking and monetary system, for if they did, I believe there would be a
revolution before tomorrow morning." This, to me, initiates questions of conspiracy among the inner circles of elites (think Bilderburg or CFR -
these are not new cliques - maybe in name, but the ideas which they support have existed as long as recorded history) and only validates the "bunk
history" quote, in my mind.
There is a lot that has happened to this planet in it's 4.5 billion years. We only have a detailed comprehension of the last 3,000 – 4,000 years
and extremely vague recollection of the previous 10,000 - though, archeology has produced evidence of intelligent humankind as far back as 250,000
To have an Earth that is 4.5 BILLION years old and a species that is (by some estimates) 250,000 years old (that's not including species that existed
before Homo sapien) and only have a recorded history of 2,000 years is, in my opinion, questionable.
"History is written by the victors." - Winston Churchill