Supernatural: Meetings with the Ancient Teachers of Mankind

Supernatural: Meetings with the Ancient Teachers of Mankind

Graham Hancock

Less than fifty thousand years in the past mankind had no artwork, no faith, no subtle symbolism, no cutting edge considering. Then, in a dramatic and electrifying switch, defined by way of scientists as "the maximum riddle in human history," the entire abilities and characteristics that we price so much hugely in ourselves seemed already absolutely shaped, as if bestowed on us through hidden powers.

In Supernatural Graham Hancock units out to enquire this mysterious "before-and-after second" and to find the reality in regards to the impacts that gave beginning to the trendy human brain. His quest takes him on a detective trip from the stunningly attractive painted caves of prehistoric France, Spain, and Italy to rock shelters within the mountains of South Africa, the place he reveals outstanding Stone Age paintings. He uncovers clues that lead him to the depths of the Amazon rainforest to drink the strong hallucinogen Ayahuasca with shamans, whose work include pictures of "supernatural beings" just like the animal-human hybrids depicted in prehistoric caves. Hallucinogens similar to mescaline additionally produce visionary encounters with the exact same beings. Scientists on the innovative of recognition study have started to contemplate the prospect that such hallucinations could be actual perceptions of alternative "dimensions." may well the "supernaturals" first depicted within the painted caves be the traditional academics of mankind? may possibly or not it's that human evolution is not only the "meaningless" procedure that Darwin pointed out, yet whatever extra purposive and clever that we have got slightly began to understand?

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