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Enlightening Documentaries: Magical Egypt – The Old Kingdom & the Still Older Kingdom Part 2 of 8

John Anthony West explores architectural anomalies and other evidence of an advanced civilization predating the ancient Egyptians.

Across Egypt, the many architectural, engineering, artistic and scientific wonders still defy explanation. The mysterious Oserion appears to already have been an ancient ruin when it was “uncovered” by Seti I during the construction of the Temple of Abydos in first Dynasty.

New developments in the “age-of-the-sphinx” debate. In the Cairo museum is a Stella which describes reparations to the great sphinx performed by the Father of the traditionally credited builder.

Does the great sphinx conceal its own date of construction in the age of Leo?

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Enlightening Documentaries: Magical Egypt – The Invisible Science Part 1 of 8

There is another side of Egypt that is not so widely known. Egypt is also the land of secrets. Another history, a secret history, tells of Egypt as the inheritor of deep wisdom and magical ability from an even earlier culture. It is the account of the Egyptians themselves. This alternate history is echoed by parallel accounts from the myth and history of other ancient cultures, as well as myriad secret societies and occult sources. The remarkable number of parallels in these stories provides a unique window into this other Egypt.

A new kind of counterculture is emerging around the unexpected discoveries of a small but growing circle of scientists, authors and researchers. The focal point of this counterculture centers on an alternative interpretation of ancient Egypt – not as mankind’s earliest attempts at primitive civilization, but as a fully developed, and inexplicably advanced culture, who’s scientific and metaphysical achievements we are only beginning to fully appreciate.

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Quotes of Wisdom: Sophocles on the Wisdom of Tragedy

Man’s highest blessedness,
In wisdom chiefly stands;
And in the things that touch upon the Gods,
‘Tis best in word or deed
To shun unholy pride;
Great words of boasting bring great punishments,
And so to grey-haired age
Teach wisdom at the last.

~ Sophocles, from his tragic play Antigone

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Wisdom Books: The Prophet By Kahil Gibran

“The Prophet is a book of 26 poetic essays written in English in 1923 by the Lebanese artist, philosopher and writer Khalil Gibran. In the book, the prophet Almustafa, who has lived in the foreign city of Orphalese for 12 years, is about to board a ship which will carry him home. He is stopped by a group of people, with whom he discusses many issues of life and the human condition.”

~ Wikilivres

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