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by john
Wed Dec 03, 2008 6:24 pm
Forum: Old World
Topic: Shaman in China
Replies: 26
Views: 7943

More on the Tocharian ganja man

All -

Seems his stash was sorted for higher THC content -

No male plants allowed!

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/28034925/

Note that the article states also

That the weed in question came from

"A cultivated strain."

Interestinger and interestinger.........


hoka hey

john
by john
Tue Dec 02, 2008 7:21 pm
Forum: Old World
Topic: Shaman in China
Replies: 26
Views: 7943

Roadtripping

John: Interesting video. One comment caught my interest. They mentioned a “Silk Road civilization.” All along the road but never far from it. In another life I used to make sales calls through out the state of Iowa. Interstate 80 cuts Iowa into a north and south half for the length of the state. I8...
by john
Tue Dec 02, 2008 6:31 pm
Forum: Old World
Topic: Paleolithic Handspinning
Replies: 8
Views: 2756

All -

As I suspicioned, the earliest whorls seem

To be attributed to the Neolithic.

http://www.butser.org.uk/iaftex_hcc.html

Hmmm.........

Another Gap in the

Hematite Tapes.


hoka hey

john
by john
Tue Dec 02, 2008 6:08 pm
Forum: Old World
Topic: Paleolithic Handspinning
Replies: 8
Views: 2756

Paleolithic Handspinning

All - Just read this http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/7758986.stm From the news thread. The mystery object? My recognition was damn near instantaneous, as in a previous Incarnation I built hand spinning and weaving equipment As a living, for about a decade. I would bet mucho grande that the...
by john
Tue Dec 02, 2008 1:36 am
Forum: The 'Everything Else' Forum.....
Topic: Menier's syndrome
Replies: 8
Views: 2341

Re: Menier's syndrome

Anybody else suffer this rotten condition? Roy. Digit - This is a terrible answer, because I don't remember the Name of the guy who figured it out. Anyway, vertigo. Inner ear stuff. OK, theory and practise is As you get older, certain crystals precipitate Into the fluid in your inner ear which Mana...
by john
Tue Dec 02, 2008 1:02 am
Forum: Old World
Topic: Shaman in China
Replies: 26
Views: 7943

All -

Now, about them thar ancient maps

Presently being discussed in the New World thread.

Boats, hematite, cognition

- and, possibly, certain herbs -

Anyway, there is this interesting jazz term,

Called Fusion.

Consider this with regard to

West and East

And great antiquity.

hoka hey

john
by john
Tue Dec 02, 2008 12:30 am
Forum: Old World
Topic: Shaman in China
Replies: 26
Views: 7943

Cog: Are you saying the orginal "Silk Road" could have been a canal? Wow! Didn't some of those male mummy's have tartan kilts? But I think the red hair part may be over stated. Isn't there some evidance that hair of any orginal color may turn reddish with age? And isn't there a story of a Roman Leg...
by john
Tue Dec 02, 2008 12:16 am
Forum: Old World
Topic: Shaman in China
Replies: 26
Views: 7943

I think the story was that a bunch of Roman p-o-ws were re-settled by the Parthians on their eastern border and they ended up in China, or something like that. Minimalist - http://www.iranchamber.com/history/parthians/parthians.php However, there is a rather significant time difference between The ...
by john
Sun Nov 30, 2008 11:29 pm
Forum: New World
Topic: The new world
Replies: 20
Views: 6105

The new world

All -

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/co ... 01753.html

I'll just leave this as an open question,

Rather than salting the mine

With my opinions.

Have at.

hoka hey

john
by john
Sun Nov 30, 2008 1:59 am
Forum: Old World
Topic: Just when you thought it was safe to go back into the water
Replies: 16
Views: 4810

Unless....they didn't go extinct at all and we are their descendants. Quite so. But that wouldn't help prove the case Min. Faced with a Mule and no Asses how do you prove that the the Mule is a Horse X Ass? Roy Digit - You need not look any farther than the Bush Administration. hoka hey john and ye...
by john
Sat Nov 29, 2008 10:15 am
Forum: Old World
Topic: Shaman in China
Replies: 26
Views: 7943

Re: Shamans

The marijuana was found to have a relatively high content of THC , the main active ingredient in cannabis, but the sample was too old to determine a precise percentage. This was some good shit. The tomb also contained bridles, archery equipment and a harp, confirming the man's high social standing....
by john
Fri Nov 28, 2008 5:00 pm
Forum: Old World
Topic: Shaman in China
Replies: 26
Views: 7943

Ah john, would you be thinking of the Loulan Beauty? Here is a very recent article: http://www.iht.com/articles/2008/11/19/asia/19mummy.php Michelle - Actually, I have been watching events in the Tarim Basin for awhile. http://www.khaleejtimes.com/Displayarticle.asp?section=todaysfeatures&xfile=dat...
by john
Fri Nov 28, 2008 2:56 pm
Forum: Old World
Topic: Shaman in China
Replies: 26
Views: 7943

Re: Shaman in China

Those shaman's always seem to get the good stuff. http://www.google.com/hostednews/canadianpress/article/ALeqM5gel13YFq2BdETMSItURlmnGXpuvw I am not real conversational about the stuff, but 789 grams seems like a lot. Is it? kbs224 - Works out to about 1.74 pounds. However, if you take in to accoun...
by john
Thu Nov 27, 2008 6:36 pm
Forum: New World
Topic: DISEASE BROUGHT BY WHITES
Replies: 32
Views: 8982

thanksgiving

All - It is Thanksgiving; something I have a connection to. One of my relatives, on my Mother's side, Was one Alexander Whitaker, a preacher, Who came to America in the early 1600's. And was tangled up in the various Pocahontas legends. History says he converted her to Christianity. Not to sound too...
by john
Thu Nov 27, 2008 2:47 pm
Forum: Mythology, Ritualisms, Traditions and Folklore
Topic: People Said to Believe in Aliens and Ghosts More Than God
Replies: 17
Views: 23432

You can start with the Shamanic, and/or But John your avatar states there are no beginning or ending in the grand scheme. zan - Precisely right. However, for any given year, day, hour, second, or life There are beginnings and completions. http://www.terebess.hu/english/oxherding.html And those take...