Tag Archives: Mexico

Clean Water Shortages Worldwide: how to fight disease, such as Covid-19?

“According to a point of Buddhism, water is the most valuable and most important thing because of its connection with disease,” says the monastery’s facilities manager, Urgyan. “Clean water helps everything: healthy body, healthy mind.” A Nepalese Region Reclaims Its … Continue reading

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The Americas: the origin of wild turkey

Birds descend from a group of dinosaurs called theropods (from Greek meaning “beast feet”). The Turkey and chicken have the closest overall chromosome pattern to their dinosaur ancestor, possibly Tyrannosaurus Rex! After the dinosaurs were gone, mammals and birds were … Continue reading

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Camels of Asia originated in North America

The landmass, which is now known as North America, evolved to something like its current “incarnation less than 200 million years ago. Before then, the continent was called Laurentia on its journey back and forth across the equator, as it … Continue reading

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The cult of Kukulkan/Quetzalcoatl and the feathered pterosaur reptiles

Looking to the skies, the Mesoamerican peoples all revered the power of the great birds which flew above them, such as the eagle and condor. They also had respect and wonder for the many snakes which inhabited the land. It … Continue reading

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Salt and economic/human management: China compared to Mexico

The evolution of humans who had a nomadic life prior to the settling of China, as we know it today, can be noted in landmark prehistoric fossil discoveries: ‘Yuanmou Man’ who lived 1.7 million years ago in today’s Yunnan Province, … Continue reading

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Teotihuacan in Mexico compared to Roman Kingdom in Italy: Part Two

Little is certain about the Roman kingdom’s history, as no records and few inscriptions from the time of the kings survive and we find a similar lack of written history for Teotihuacan.  As small groups of hunter gatherers, 12 to … Continue reading

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Teotihuacan in Mexico compared to Rome, Italy: Part One

Setting the scene Thousands of years ago, as the ice sheets melted and humans began their migrations and explorations of this Earth, let us try to imagine, without modern transport and comforts, how tribes of people could travel from Africa … Continue reading

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Obsidian and Power: Part One

One of the most fascinating subjects I personally keep returning to is the area around the Gulf of Mexico and that point in Earth’s history when she was hit by a massive asteroid and the millions of years of global … Continue reading

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