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Language is our history

cohaneJohn Philip Cohane wrote a classic book The Key which unfortunately is not available on amazon but can be obtained as my link indicates.

This fascinating book shows how language can be used to unlock the riddle of our past, like DNA strands can unlock our genetic structure.

Well worth a read!

Daughters of Fire

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Daughters of Fire by Barbara Erskine

This wonderful novel lights up the Celtic World in great brilliance.

It is a great story and also great history. It is well researched and takes into account all the recent archaeology and also the current arguments, fights and debates in modern historical and archaeological academia. Very clever indeed! Read the rest of this entry »

The Origins of the British

britainStephen Oppenheimer’s new book The Origins of the British is packed full of interest for Celtic and English studies.

There is indeed ample evidence of Celtic writing, which is interesting because of the assertion that the Celts never wrote anything down. In fact it seems they wrote all the time and in many languages, for example, the many Tessera Hospitale and inscriptions located all over south west Europe, written in Celtiberian, Latin, Lepontic, Gaulish, Iberian, Lusitanian, Greek, Galatian and Noricum, Brythonic, Goidelic and with possible links to Basque. The Irish Lebor Gabála Érenn provides ample evidence of the survival of Celtic writing dating back to at least 2400 BCE. Funny how so little has survived! I wonder what happened to it all? Read the rest of this entry »

Meme Wars

culture jamWow! This is an interesting book!

Culture Jam by Kalle Lasn

It was merely fascinating – ‘we can change the World’ – until I came across this paragraph about INFOTOXINS: Read the rest of this entry »

The Homeopathic Revolution: Why Famous People and Cultural Heroes Choose Homeopathy

dana ullmanThe following is an excerpt from The Homeopathic Revolution: Why Famous People and Cultural Heroes Choose Homeopathy, by Dana Ullman.

Read a preview of Supporters of Homeopathy here

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Evidence of Harm – Mercury in Vaccines and the Autism Epidemic, A Medical Controversy

Evidence of HarmWith thanks to David Kirby is the author of “Evidence of Harm – Mercury in Vaccines and the Autism Epidemic, A Medical Controversyand The Huffington Post:

After years of insisting there is no evidence to link vaccines with the onset of autism spectrum disorder (ASD), the US government has quietly conceded a vaccine-autism case in the Court of Federal Claims.

The unprecedented concession was filed on November 9, and sealed to protect the plaintiff’s identify. It was obtained through individuals unrelated to the case. Read the rest of this entry »