Episode #4…20: Cave Mystery Schools, Shamanism and Psychedelics, Myths of the Underworld.
It’s funny they are acting like this is some “groundbreaking new insight”, when it is basically the same ideas presented in the 1998 book THE SHAMANS OF PREHISTORY, THE MIND IN THE CAVE (2002), and INSIDE THE NEOLITHIC MIND (2005), all written by David Lewis Williams.
“The paper posits that the Paleolithic artisans were motivated by the transformative nature of the subterranean, oxygen-depleted space; there they could communicate with nonhuman entities inhabiting the underworld. They were making the drawings not for the tribe to see, but for keeping and maintaining their relationships with the cosmos.”
Plenty of potential apocalyptic horrors came out of the Cold War, but the atomic cannon is especially unsettling. The giant gun was able to fire a nuclear weapon with a range of 20 miles, detonating at once an entire enemy platoon.
Sabine Pearlman‘s intriguing photo series “Ammo” features images of a variety of ammunitions that have been neatly cut in half to reveal the surprisingly varied and intricate contents inside. Pearlman shot a total of 900 cross-sections of ammo, in a World War II bunker in Switzerland last October, documenting the meticulous and dangerous beauty that lies beneath the bullets’ casings.
VIA: –AMUSING PLANET–