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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In the purest cases, these relationships between words are supported by common multiple meanings or by common related symbols-often by the Egyptian glyphs used to write the words, whose shapes match related Dogon cosmological drawings. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources.

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Rather, they are driven by and are consistent with the ways in which the Dogon elders understand srcanton define their own symbols. More books from this author: Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: The day the academic and scientific community will accept these facts, we will open the way for reconsideration of facts that are anomalous to our concept lairdd presentation of human history.

It is this version that is disseminated in schools and through the mainstream media.

The Science laord the Dogon: Thank you for signing up, fellow book lover! The clear implication of the Dogon myths and their apparent relationship to science is that, at some point prior to BC, mankind was the beneficiary of deliberate civilizing instruction presented if the Dogon account is to be believed by careful, well-meaning, knowledge-able dgon.


A Study of the Founding Symbols of Civilization illustrates through side-by-side comparisons that the Dogon descriptions and drawings relating to the formation of matter run directly parallel to recent modern scientific descriptions and diagrams.

The Science of the Dogon: Decoding the African Mystery Tradition by Laird Scranton

English Choose a language for shopping. Such instruction could account for the apparently sudden rise of Egyptian civilization from the backdrop of earlier hunter tribes. As a result the public gets, and generally accepts at face value, what i The book is awesome. Recommended reading for afficandos of ancient history, anthropology, myths and new interpretations thereof.

Interestingly, the myths that depict his creative efforts bear a striking resemblance to the modern scientific definitions of matter, beginning with the atom and continuing all the way to the vibrating threads of string theory. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. The knowledge of the Sirius star system and also professed knowledge of a number of scientific facts by the Dogon were not known, and others that were not even laitd, by modern science when they were documented in the s and s by Griaule and Dieterlen.

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Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. The parallels between Dogon myth and science run deep. A Study of the Founding Symbols of Civilization.

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These statements of apparent fact also serve to undermine any suggestion that the Dogon could have derived their knowledge from contact with modern sources. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs.


Dofon, there would be no automatic reason for such a culture to assert that written language was a gift from these same teachers. Price may vary by retailer.

Furthermore, many of the Dogon words, symbols, and rituals used to describe the structure of matter are quite similar to those found in the myths of ancient Egypt and in the daily rituals of Judaism.

Decoding the African Mystery Tradition. Such well-matched details enable us effectively to synchronize three pivotal cosmologies — those of the Dogon, of Buddhism, and of ancient Egypt.

Get to Know Us. 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 — in common with Judaism as well as ancient Egypt.

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In The Science of the Dogon, Laird Scranton demonstrated that the cosmological structure described in the myths and drawings of the Dogon runs parallel to modern science–atomic theory, quantum theory, and string theory–their drawings sdranton taking the same form as accurate scientific diagrams that relate to the formation of matter.