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Creating a Sacred Unity of Peoples, Cultures and Nature for the Americas

GlobalResearch 24 Jan 2023
Jesus, who lived among the poor, among the homeless, the beggars, Jesus who refused to possess anything, Jesus who died on the cross for his spiritual resistance to the decadent power of the Roman Empire, that Jesus was invoked as a cause for the destruction of the cultures of the Mayans, of the Incas, of the Aztecs and of many, many other peoples.
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LIDAR reveals ancient Mesoamerican structures aligned for use as a 260-day calendar

Phys Dot Org 09 Jan 2023
The researchers observed the remains of 415 ceremonial complexes built by Olmec or Mayan people ... Ancient peoples belonging to the Olmec society lived in parts of Mesoamerica as far back as 3,500 years ago. Prior research has found that after the decline of the Olmec society, the Mayan culture developed.
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Most Interesting Thesis: Nour Khachemoune

The Harvard Crimson 09 Dec 2022
Khachemoune is using chemical analyses to study rabbit and turkey bones from a Mayan site in Honduras to understand how humans changed the diet of animals in the 1890s ... Scientific archeology is a burgeoning field that allows researchers to tackle big questions about how societies form and fall.
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What’s Wrong with Netflex’s ‘Ancient Apocalypse’?

WhoWhatWhy 06 Dec 2022
Whereas our society is fascinated by material accumulation, linear evolution, and technology, the center of the Mayan worldview was a vision of vast cycles or cosmic spirals of time, embodied and expressed by a seething pantheon of extravagant deities, hero-twins, and cosmic monsters.
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FROM THE PUBLISHER | Tats, cheeks and royalty in the Yucatan

The Mercury 02 Dec 2022
But it struck me particularly when visiting Chichen Itza, the massive Mayan temple and complex in the Yucatan jungle ... Mayan society was advanced enough to develop its own system of writing, mathematics, engineering, architecture, its own calendar and its own system of religion and ritual.
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Hope's Corner: Let's talk turkey

The Dickinson Press 22 Nov 2022
The Audubon Society attributes turkey domestication to the Mayans around that same time ... The Mayans really outdid themselves with their calendar ... In 1502, Christopher Columbus’ baby brother, Bartholomew, encountered a Mayan canoe ... the Aztecs’/Mayans’ dining room tables to yours.
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‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ continues the series’ quest to recover and celebrate lost cultures

Independent online (SA) 19 Nov 2022
By invoking the complexities of this history – and seemingly leaning heavily on parallels to Mayan culture – the film celebrates a society that scholarship has long noted for its achievements in architecture, mathematics, astronomy and language.
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Wakanda Forever Is Artistically Not as Strong as Black Panther, but It's Politically Far More Radical

The Stranger 15 Nov 2022
This underwater society, which, like Wakanda, is hidden and has access to Vibranium, is "based on ancient Mayan and Mesoamerican civilizations." ... radical aspect of its politics) is not so much with the ancient, post-encounter societies, but with post-war Central and South America.
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Wakanda Forever Is Artistically Not as Strong as Black Panther, but It's Politically More Radical

The Stranger 15 Nov 2022
This underwater society, which, like Wakanda, is hidden and has access to Vibranium, is "based on ancient Mayan and Mesoamerican civilizations." ... radical aspect of its politics) is not so much with the ancient, post-encounter societies, but with post-war Central and South America.
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Mexico president eyes giving presidential jet to planned military-run airline

FX Empire 11 Nov 2022
Lopez Obrador is planning to create a new airline under the auspices of Olmeca-Maya-Mexica, a military-run business set to run a handful of airports and the multibillion-dollar “Mayan Train” project being built in Yucatan.
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'Black Panther: Wakanda Forever' continues the series' quest to recover and celebrate lost cultures

Hastings Tribune 11 Nov 2022
By invoking the complexities of this history – and seemingly leaning heavily on parallels to Mayan culture – the film celebrates a society that scholarship has long noted for its achievements in architecture, mathematics, astronomy and language.
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Democrats Are Ignoring the Death Blow to the Middle Class

Scheerpost 02 Nov 2022
By Blake Fleetwood / Original to ScheerPost ... Second, the “Threat to Democracy” issue is just another pretext that obfuscates a more fundamental threat to democracy ... The U.S ... Advanced societies collapse with bewildering speed. the Mongols, the Greeks, the Romans, the Chinese, the Mayans, the Incas, the British, the Spanish and the Soviet Communists ... .
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Don Thomas: Renewable energy’s time has come

Montana Standard 27 Oct 2022
For purposes of this discussion, let’s forget about the climate crisis ... We will run out of fossil fuel ... In his book "Collapse," Jared Diamond examines the history of multiple societies that did just that — the Mayans and Easter Islanders, for example — and identifies several reasons for their sudden failure ... People are also reading… ... Don Thomas.
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Alarming levels of toxic mercury have been detected in the soil of ancient Mayan cities

Interesting Engineering 28 Sep 2022
This is similar to how volatile organic chemicals from paint in modern-day buildings get released in the form of gas and affect the air quality of a space.Mercury levels could reveal unknown aspects of the Mayan society ... the ancient Mayan societies and cultures of Mesoamerica.
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Why You Should Watch Mel Gibson’s Apocalypto

Coming Soon 02 Sep 2022
Nor am I sure how true-to-life Gibson’s portrayal of Mayan culture is — depicted here as a violent, bloodthirsty society prone to decapitations and a number of gruesome deeds ... I have no idea if the Mayans used their vast temples for this sort of practice, but man … I can’t decide what’s more disturbing.

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