The Story, You And Blood Empathy.

The Story, You And Blood Empathy.
Blood Empathy. A term I used many years ago when describing the connection to those who came before us when re-telling or even thinking to oneself their stories. It can be a passion, sadness or distaste that wells up from within; Sometimes subtle and other times it can overwhelm oneself. It's not the same as having a kind heart and being moved by a tale of kindness, or shedding a tear born of seen or spoken sadness, nor the wave of your heart at the rhythmic motions created by music that seems to be keyed in to your spirit. This is why oral tradition and blood stories are important. Your ancestors will speak to you if you listen.
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1923 Hits

Answering The Question: How Places Like Stonehenge Were Built

Answering The Question: How Places Like Stonehenge Were Built
I've always been fascinated by construction methods used for Stonehenge, The Great Pyramids, and others. I think this guy is on to something, and even if hes not right what hes doing can be applied to projects we do today. I may get my Fenir-esque Easter Island Effigy for my yard yet. Using what he believes are the original methods, retired carpenter  W.T. Wallington has recreated his own version of the ancient megalith. According to Wallington, “over the years, many times I had to improvise on tools that were not at hand in order to get the job done,” he writes. “At one of these times, about 20 years ago, I had to remove some 1,200-pound, saw-cut concrete blocks from an existing floor.    The problem was that we did not have a machine that could reach some of the blocks. The only obvious answer was to break the blocks...
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1995 Hits

Evidence of Viking Outpost Found in Canada

Evidence of Viking Outpost Found in Canada
Sharpeners may be smoking guns in quest for New World's second Viking site.   The sad story behind the scenes though- Pat is still fighting the Canadian Government to correct the blatant mistakes made in handling this information.  ~Fen   For the past 50 years—since the discovery of a thousand-year-old Viking way station in Newfoundland—archaeologists and amateur historians have combed North America's east coast searching for traces of Viking visitors. It has been a long, fruitless quest, littered with bizarre claims and embarrassing failures. But at a conference in Canada earlier this month, archaeologist Patricia Sutherland announced new evidence that points strongly to the discovery of the second Viking outpost ever discovered in the Americas. While digging in the ruins of a centuries-old building on Baffin Island (map), far above the Arctic Circle, a team led by Sutherland, adjunct professor of archaeology at Memorial University in Newfoundland and a research...
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