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    If you like Jordan Peterson, but also like integrity

    This guy did series of lectures in the "maps of meaning" style a couple of decades ago. Even though he comes from a similarly conservative perspective as Peterson (he's essentially a Jewish theologian), his talks are more rooted in true academic understanding and are thus far more informative and (to me) interesting. He seems to have really done his due diligence, having apparently learned Babylonian, Sumerian and Egyptian writing, and is able to draw from other academic sources such as linguistics, archaeology, anthropology and biology in an accurate and more importantly, relevant manner (i.e. no lobsters).

    I find the "cradles of civilisation" talks to be pretty good short breakdowns of ancient civilisation. He also does talks on the epic works such as Gilgamesh, the old testament, the bible, as well as historical and empire breakdowns such as Jewish-Catholic relations, Islamic-Christian relations, the Assyrians etc etc etc
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    i don't like either of those things in the thread title but im gonna watch the **** outta this
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    A+ clickbait title

    but i'm super into all this kind of ****

    edit: hendrix why wouldn't you link, like, the first video in the series
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    Quote Originally Posted by Spark View Post
    A+ clickbait title

    but i'm super into all this kind of ****

    edit: hendrix why wouldn't you link, like, the first video in the series
    My bad, here it is


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    Quote Originally Posted by hendrix View Post
    This guy did series of lectures in the "maps of meaning" style a couple of decades ago. Even though he comes from a similarly conservative perspective as Peterson (he's essentially a Jewish theologian), his talks are more rooted in true academic understanding and are thus far more informative and (to me) interesting. He seems to have really done his due diligence, having apparently learned Babylonian, Sumerian and Egyptian writing, and is able to draw from other academic sources such as linguistics, archaeology, anthropology and biology in an accurate and more importantly, relevant manner (i.e. no lobsters).

    I find the "cradles of civilisation" talks to be pretty good short breakdowns of ancient civilisation. He also does talks on the epic works such as Gilgamesh, the old testament, the bible, as well as historical and empire breakdowns such as Jewish-Catholic relations, Islamic-Christian relations, the Assyrians etc etc etc
    Go to youtube and watch Joe Rogan's podcasts with Randall Carlson and Graham Hancock. You'll thank me later.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Shri View Post
    Go to youtube and watch Joe Rogan's podcasts with Randall Carlson and Graham Hancock. You'll thank me later.
    Not interested in pseudoscientists.
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    Randall Carlson is an American architect, geological theorist, and anthropological theorist. He is a proponent of the Younger Dryas impact hypothesis
    Stopped reading there.
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    Why?

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    It's been thoroughly, thoroughly debunked. Hendrix is correct to describe it as pseudoscience.
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    Go to youtube and watch Joe Rogan
    Ended here for me.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Shri View Post
    Why?
    He's an architect...
    "What is a man's eye, but a machine for the little creature that sits behind his brain to look through?" Samuel Butler

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    Quote Originally Posted by StephenZA View Post
    He's an architect...
    That too, but yeah if your claim to fame is being an enthusiastic proponent of known nonsense then I'm gonna do something else with my time.

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    Who isn't an anthropological theorist
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    Quote Originally Posted by Shri View Post
    Why?
    Ancient history, archaeology and anthropology is fascinating enough already. There's no need to bring unsubstantiated theories into it.

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