reply to post by RRokkyy
Have you ever read about Gobekli Tepe?
Its an ancient temple, dated to be around 10,000 years old, built when our ancestors were thought to be hunter gatherers, before the dawn of what we
It is unique for many reasons; at a time before agriculture, it is a huge temple that must have taken a gigantic combined effort of manpower to build.
The stone monuments are giant and skillfully carved with images of flora and fauna which are no longer in the area. Some archeologists suspect this
is a monument to the biblical Garden of Eden, as the frescoes and carvings depict a lush environment in an area of Turkey that is now arid.
How this relates to your post is this...for all the effort made at building this monument to their rich world, this temple wasn't just lost to the
sands of time, it was deliberately buried. The effort to bury the temple intact (not destroyed, it was simply covered up) must have been comparable
to the effort made to build the monument to begin with. It is speculated that the reason it was buried was because this was at the time of the dawn
of agriculture, when mankind started moving from the relative life of ease of the hunter gatherer, to the hard toil of agriculture and poor diet of
After clear cutting and farming their garden of Eden to dust, and with their environment destroyed by their own hands; realizing their mistake, they
buried their monument and disappeared. Cast out of the Garden of Eden.
The more I learn about "enlightened societies", the more I start to think the Native Americans were a truly advanced civilization.
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