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Scientific confirmation of advanced civilization at the end of the last ice age, the solar catastrophe that destroyed it, and what the evidence means for our future andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;andbull; Demonstrates, based on the 12,000-year-old megalithic complex of Gandouml;bekli Tepe, that advanced civilization extends thousands of years further back than generally acknowledged andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;andbull; Examines the catastrophic solar outbursts that ended the last ice age, wiping out antediluvian civilization and incinerating much of the evidence of that period andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;andbull; Reveals data that show solar outbursts powerful enough to devastate modern society could return in the future andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;Building upon his revolutionary theory that the Sphinx dates back much further than 2500 BCE, geologist Robert Schoch reveals scientific evidence of advanced civilization predating ancient Egypt, Sumeria, and Greece, as well as the catastrophe that destroyed it nearly 12,000 years ago and what its legacy can teach us about our own future. andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;Combining evidence from multiple scientific disciplines, Schoch shows how the last ice age ended abruptly in 9700 BCE due to coronal mass ejections from the Sun. These solar outbursts unleashed electrical/plasma discharges upon Earth and triggered volcanic activity, earthquakes, fires, and massive floods as glaciers melted and lightning strikes released torrential rains from the oceans. He explains how these events eradicated the civilization of the time and set humanity back thousands of years, only to reemerge around 3500 BCE with scattered memories and nascent abilities. He explores within this framework, how many megalithic monuments, underground cities, and ancient legends fall logically into place, as well as the reinterpreted Easter Island rongorongo texts and the intentional burial, 10,000 years ago, of the Gandouml;bekli Tepe complex in Turkey. Schoch reveals scientific evidence that shows how history could repeat itself with a coronal mass ejection powerful enough to devastate modern society. andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;Weaving together a new view of the origins of civilization, the truths behind ancient wisdom, and the dynamics of the planet we live on, Schoch maintains we must heed the megalithic warning of the past and collectively prepare for future events.

About the Author

Robert M. Schoch, Ph.D., a tenured faculty member at Boston University, earned his doctorate in geology and geophysics at Yale University in 1983. His books include Pyramid Quest, Voyages of the Pyramid Builders, Voices of the Rocks, Stratigraphy, Environmental Science, and The Parapsychology Revolution.

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andlt;Bandgt;Prefaceandlt;/Bandgt; andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Bandgt;1andlt;/Bandgt;andnbsp;andnbsp;andnbsp; A Whirlwind Trip andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Bandgt;2andlt;/Bandgt;andnbsp;andnbsp;andnbsp; The Great Sphinx andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Bandgt;3andlt;/Bandgt;andnbsp;andnbsp;andnbsp; Gandouml;bekli Tepe and the Origins of Civilization andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Bandgt;4andlt;/Bandgt;andnbsp;andnbsp;andnbsp; Defining Civilization andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Bandgt;5andlt;/Bandgt;andnbsp;andnbsp;andnbsp; Te Pito Te Henua (The Navel of the World), Easter Island andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Bandgt;6andlt;/Bandgt;andnbsp;andnbsp;andnbsp; The End of the Last Ice Age andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Bandgt;7andlt;/Bandgt;andnbsp;andnbsp;andnbsp; Our Not-So-Eternal Sun andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Bandgt;8andlt;/Bandgt;andnbsp;andnbsp;andnbsp; Cosmoclimatology andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Bandgt;9andlt;/Bandgt;andnbsp;andnbsp;andnbsp; Galactic Superwaves and Interstellar Dust Clouds andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Bandgt;10andlt;/Bandgt;andnbsp;andnbsp;andnbsp; Ezekielandrsquo;s Vision andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Bandgt;11andlt;/Bandgt;andnbsp;andnbsp;andnbsp; Glass Castles, Fire from the Sky, and the Spoils of the Gods andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Bandgt;12andlt;/Bandgt;andnbsp;andnbsp;andnbsp; The Carrington Event andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Bandgt;13andlt;/Bandgt;andnbsp;andnbsp;andnbsp; The 2012 Date of the Maya andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Bandgt;14andlt;/Bandgt;andnbsp;andnbsp;andnbsp; Ancient Wisdom, New Discoveries, and New Science andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Bandgt;APPENDICES andlt;BRandgt;1 Was the Great Sphinx Surrounded by a Moat? andlt;BRandgt;2 Politics, Money, and Science andlt;BRandgt;3 A Note on the Naming and Dating of the End of the Last Ice Age andlt;BRandgt;4 Moving the Moai: Easter Island and Psychokinesis andlt;BRandgt;5 Did a Comet Hit Earth at the Beginning of the Younger Dryas, circa 10,900 BCE? andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;Bibliography andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;About the Author andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;Index andlt;/Bandgt;

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ISBN:
9781594774973
Subtitle:
The Role of Solar Outbursts in Our Past and Future
Author:
Schoch, Robert M
Author:
Schoch, Robert M.
Publisher:
Inner Traditions
Subject:
Metaphysics-UFOs
Subject:
Mythical Civilizations
Subject:
ANCIENT MYSTERIES;LEGENDS;MYTHOLOGY;ANCIENT CIVILIZATIONS/EGYPT;ICE AGE
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Publication Date:
20120822
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Includes 16-page color insert
Pages:
384
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 1 in 21.105 oz

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