paleontology

 

The History of Speculative Zoology – Part 1

Ben G Thomas
Published on Mar 10, 2019

Speculative Zoology is a very fun topic to talk about. It also has a pretty long history going back more than 100 years, so we’re going to take a look at some of these past projects.

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I remember when the Dinosauroid was introduced to the unsuspecting world. I loved it! Another great BGT vid! Dig it.

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Saurophaganax – Lord of the Lizard-Eaters

Ben G Thomas
Published on Dec 2, 2018

150 million years ago, a giant predator stalked the lands of ancient Oklahoma…

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Thanks to Ariel Nunez for suggesting this video!

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This fellow always does a fantastic and thorough job with his videos and this one is no exception. Also contains a horrific notification on the actions of the Bullies of the West, the foul and disgusting EU, yes, the miserable, fat Brussels Bastards.

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4 Real-Life Modern Sightings That Prove Living Dinosaurs Still Exist

Dark Matter
Published on Aug 17, 2017

Around 65 million years ago, all Dinosaurs, and most of the co-surviving lifeforms supposedly went extinct. But according to certain witnesses, a few managed to survive. So, from the Raptors of the US, to the T-Rex of Australia, Join us…

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I didn’t have much hope for this one because it has “prove” in the title. It’s not proof, of course, but it is very well done and the cases are well presented. I’m familiar with all but a precious few of the mentions. As for myself, I am definitely on board with all of these, especially the ones in the United States. Including the spiders… people relentlessly tell me of the allegedly natural limitation on their internal airways. I counter with the information that Mother Nature has little concern for the ideas of man.

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Matheronodon provincialis

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Studio 252MYA @studio252mya 10:09 AM – 28 Feb 2019

Matheronodon provincialis by @JoschuaKnuppe Giant ­“duckbill” dinosaurs had hundreds of small teeth packed together like a grinding stone. But their relatives—rhabdodontids like Matheronodon—had a few oversized chisel-like teeth. 252mya.com/joschua-knueppe?utm_source=twitter

Isn’t this a neat little creature?

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A few years ago, geologist Abderrazak El Albani and his team at the Institut de chimie des milieux et matériaux de Poitiers (CNRS/Université de Poitiers) discovered the oldest existing fossils of multicellular organisms in a deposit in Gabon. Located in the Franceville Basin, the deposit allowed scientists to re-date the appearance of multicellular life on Earth to 2.1 billion years—approximately 1.5 billion years earlier than previously thought (600 million). At the time, the researchers showed that this rich biodiversity co-occurred with a peak in dioxygenation of the atmosphere, and developed in a calm and shallow marine environment.

In this same geological deposit, the team has now uncovered the existence of fossilised traces of motility. This shows that certain multicellular organisms in this primitive marine ecosystem were sophisticated enough to move through its mud, rich in organic matter.

phys.org…

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This news is such sweet music to my ears.  The more ancient things are, the more I like them. This discovery… that there was a critter with legs that long ago fits in so well with my thoughts on the way things were. And in a way my thoughts on certain things in the here and now.

Delicious…!

 

 

Proceratosaurus

@serpenillus
15.02.2019 – 4 days ago

Proceratosaurus rests, sitting on the floor of a forest clearing. Proceratosaurus was an early Tyrannosauroid (early relative of T. rex) from Middle Jurassic England. Proceratosaurus is related to other early, fluffy tyrannosauroids like Guanlong, they are all in the family proceratosauridae. This is a WIP far from being finished. One of the things that I want to achieve is to add more areas of translucency in the crest, that allow some filtered sunlight to pass through.

Terrific talent, eh what?!

 

10 Terrifying PREHISTORIC BUGS And INSECTS

Mega Top Tens
Published on Aug 2, 2017

In this video we will explore 10 bugs, insects and invertebrates from the dinosaur times…

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Number 10. Giant Trilobite. No, this is not the Indominus Rex from Jurassic World, the I-Rex was actually a prehistoric trilobite species… At more than 60 cm in length, the ‘Isotelus rex’ was the largest species of trilobite ever known – scavenging the ocean floor during the Paleozoic Era 500 million years ago… A specimen of Isotelus rex, from Churchill, Manitoba, is the largest complete trilobite ever found. It measured 72 cm in length and 40 cm in width… Trilobites were simple and adaptable organisms, managing to survive for 300 million years. Number 9. Giant Shrimp. Anomalocaris canadensis – say that three times fast – looked like a blend of giant squid and shrimp… It was around a meter long with a mouth full of razor-sharp teeth. Fossils found in China show that it was a massive undersea arthropod that lived 500 million years ago… It propelled itself through the water by undulating the flexible lobes on the sides of its body. Each side acted as a single ‘fin’, maximising swimming efficiency… Its powerful mandibles were used to catch large prey. It ate using its ‘serrated cigar cutter’ teeth…

O.o I enjoyed this! If you dig bugs, you will, too.

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Andrewsarchus

weird lookin’ critter!

Andrewsarchus—the World’s Largest Predatory Mammal

by Bob Strauss
Updated September 25, 2018

Andrewsarchus is one of the world’s most tantalizing prehistoric animals: its three-foot-long, toothstudded skull indicates that it was a giant predator, but the fact is that we have no idea what the rest of this mammal’s body looked like.

Andrewsarchus Is Known by a Single Skull

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All we know about Andrewsarchus amounts to a single, three-foot-long, vaguely wolf-shaped skull, discovered in Mongolia in 1923. While the skull clearly belongs to some type of mammal—there are obvious diagnostic markers by which paleontologists can distinguish between reptilian and mammalian bones—the lack of an accompanying skeleton has resulted in nearly a century of confusion, and debate, about what type of animal Andrewsarchus really was.

Andrewsarchus is one of the world’s most tantalizing prehistoric animals: its three-foot-long, toothstudded skull indicates that it was a giant predator, but the fact is that we have no idea what the rest of this mammal’s body looked like.

All we know about Andrewsarchus amounts to a single, three-foot-long, vaguely wolf-shaped skull, discovered in Mongolia in 1923. While the skull clearly belongs to some type of mammal—there are obvious diagnostic markers by which paleontologists can distinguish between reptilian and mammalian bones—the lack of an accompanying skeleton has resulted in nearly a century of confusion, and debate, about what type of animal Andrewsarchus really was.

The Fossil of Andrewsarchus Was Discovered by Roy Chapman Andrews (My Hero!)

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During the 1920’s, the swashbuckling paleontologist Roy Chapman Andrews, sponsored by the American Museum of Natural History in New York, embarked on a series of well-publicized fossil-hunting expeditions to central Asia (then, as it still is now, one of the most remote regions on earth). After its discovery, Andrewsarchus (“Andrews’ ruler”) was named in his honor, though it’s unclear whether Andrews bestowed this name himself or left the task to other members of his team.

Wonderful, wonderful!

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“This dragonfly, preserved in the limestone of Solnhofen, Bavaria, lived millions of years ago.” Insects; the yearbook of agriculture, 1952.

Source: nemfrog

When I was young I was afraid of dragonflies. They were weird and almost alien in the way they moved. It was strong and lasted through my teens and into my twenties.

They are certainly remarkable creatures who can do things no other critter can.

I bet if I saw an abnormally large one those feelings would come back!

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When Gorgons Ruled the Earth

Ben G ThomasPublished on Nov 11, 2017

The Earth was a very different place 250 million years ago. The dinosaurs had not yet appeared, and instead ruled a very different group of animals; the Gorgonopsids. Thanks to Wretched for suggesting I make this video back in the Q&A!

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I really like the styling of these creatures and I am saddened that they died out. They must have been stunning!

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5 Amazing Finds Beneath the Sands of the Sahara

Curious World
Published on Dec 22, 2016

The Sahara desert is by far the largest hot desert in the world. It outshines all other hot deserts by a considerable amount and has a rich and surprising history beneath its sandy depths. And signs of past life that has, on occasion, exposed itself to the modern world. Here are five amazing finds from beneath the sands of the Sahara.

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Nicely done! Ginormous crocs, two civilizations, big whales and dinosaurs! Imagine if we cleared all the sand. Millions of minds would be blown wide open.

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Does Megalodon Still Exist?

Ben G Thomas
Published on Jul 29, 2018

Megalodon, the giant predatory fish of nightmares, was undoubtedly a magnificently terrifying creature. It’s also been the target of many claims that suggest it could still be alive today, and a lot of people on the internet seem to be convinced that this is the case. Therefore, here I’ll be reviewing the arguments that have been made in favour of Megalodon’s late-survival, and we’ll see if it is indeed possible that the monster shark lives.

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Art Used: RJ Palmer John Conway Alberto Gennari JoseDalisayV HSilustration SharkeyTrike Bob Nicholls RAPHTOR RaoulIncorporated Deskridge Julius Csotonyi #sharkweek #megalodon

I would like to believe they are still with us, but Ben has once again produced a balanced and well thought out documentary that requires one to drop the emotions and just ponder the situation rationally. I will sday that the conclusions within are the most likely to be the proper ones.

See if you agree… I am pretty sure you will when all is said and done.

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Is St. George fighting a plesiosaur-inspired dragon in this 1678 illustration from Mundus Subterraneus? Abel (1939, also the source of this image) thought so, noting the shift towards plesiosaur-like proportions and anatomy compared to more conventional European dragon depictions of the time.

The giants and plesio-dragons of Mundus Subterraneus

Athanasius Kircher’s 1678 German textbook Mundus Subterraneus– an early thesis on geography, biology, mineralogy and geology – contains several illustrations of animals which may have been informed by fossils. They include many types of giant human, which were said to be social, cave-dwelling species based on the bones of large animals found in caves – almost certainly remnants of Pleistocene mammals. Kircher also wrote about several types of dragon, many of which were of period-typical, worm-like form, but Abel (1939) noted one unusual dragon illustration that may have been influenced by a real giant reptile: a plesiosaur.

The illustration is plesiosaur-like in many respects, with a barrel-like body, small head, long and slender neck, a true tail, and curiously small ‘paddle-like’ wings instead of broad, membranous wings typical of dragon depictions. It’s not a perfect plesiosaur depiction by any means – it also has ears, a beak, and four legs – but Abel (1939) considered this reinvention of dragon form so dramatic that it could represent the arrival of a new source of inspiration for dragon anatomy, of which plesiosaurs are a possible contender. Marine reptiles, including plesiosaurs, were almost certainly uncovered during quarrying work in the historic Swabia region (now southern Germany) as rocks we now call the Posidonia Shale were exploited to build growing settlements. The Posidonia Shale is a site of exceptional preservation with abundant invertebrate fossils and rarer, but often complete and articulated, marine reptile skeletons. Posidonia quarrying dates back to at least the 16th century and, given that the quarrying was executed by hand, 17th century quarrymen would have seen fossils of many kinds, almost certainly including some well preserved plesiosaur remains. Had these discoveries caused a stir among local learned individuals, as well a giant reptile entombed in stone might have, it’s not inconceivable to think they could have been identified as dragons, and ultimately influenced Mundus Subterraneus.

As with our discussion of cyclops art, these details are only circumstantial evidence and they do not prove beyond doubt that plesiosaurs were referenced in Kircher’s dragon art. But I find this case a little more compelling because our records of the early modern period are better, so the correlation between historic events is tighter and the contrast to other dragon illustrations more obvious. Moreover, whereas ancient cyclops art doesn’t really look like the fossils said to inspire it, I can see some obvious plesiosaur-like details in Kircher’s illustration. It’s difficult to be certain about the relevance of plesiosaurs fossils to the image but, for me, this is a possible, if unconfirmed, piece of proto-palaeoart.

Please read the rest of this wonderful piece by Mark Witton at Unicorns, dragons, monsters and giants: palaeoart before palaeontology.

Sweet! Extra sweet!

Especially as I have been enamored of a recent and quite scholarly thread on ATS called Evidence for the Co-Existence of Humans and Dinosaurs. If your interest is peaked you should have a read of that, too. It’s good! Up at 11 pages now and it’s got 108 flags. Just wonderful! You will see that the premise is exceptionally solid and you will know why, too.

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DamirPradoT @DamirPrado 7:51 AM – 13 Oct 2018

At the dawn, over the low canyons and valleys of inland Morocco, the bright orange hits the bodies of two beasts that surprisingly meet face to face. A young Chenanisaurus and a Phosphatodraco live a meeting in search of food @GreyGriffon #TheSummonEngh2018

Ooh, Lordy, do I love pterosaurs!

The awesomeness! Paleoart Woo!

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Gabriel N. U. @SerpenIllus

Really happy for, and also jealous of, all the people that experienced the “Picturing The Past” paleoart exhibit at the @NMMNHS_Paleo yesterday. If you got to see any of the 3 art pieces by me in display there, or took selfies with them, let me know! #paleoart #2018SVP

Oh God these are lovely! Just fabulous!

I love this stuff…

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Joschua Knüppe @JoschuaKnuppe 9:35 PM – 13 Oct 2018

Results from the #paleostream! Giant stork from Flores, Wiehenvenator, Proterogyrinus and baby diplo. #paleoart #palaeoart #dinosaurus

Note the hunter lower left!

That is one massive boid. Maaadonne!

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Gabriel N. U. @SerpenIllus 10:03 AM, 12 Oct, 2018

For this #FossilFriday I bring you the archosauromorph Garjainia, who is judgmentally looking down on all of you #paleoart

Another one! Whee!

I think Gabriel has this guy pegged… I mean, just look at that look in his eye. Definite ‘tude, there, eh?

Hehehe

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Gabriel N. U. @SerpenIllus 2:57 PM, 12 Oct, 2018

Day 12 of #inktober2018 continuing with my theme of Permian Tetrapods, here is the giant parareptile Pareisaur Scutosaurus. A really armored herbivorous reptile.

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Parareptiles are where it’s at, man… I have never heard of a parareptile before, but I love the sound of it and I love this fabulous fellow. Kinda wish he wasn’t a herbivore, but hey, I love my broccoli rabe and spinach with corn, eh.

Ha!

PentaProps™ to the artist, too! Woo mad skillz!

God dayum I wish I’d kept my drawing up … cuz … I coulda done that easy. But then, I should have done so many things. Ok, imma cry now.

You’ll be seeing more stuff like this.

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Carinodens ‬fraasi‭, ‬C.‭ ‬belgicus,‭ ‬C.‭ ‬minalmamar

Art by: Wouter Verhesen, oceansofkansas.com

NameCarinodens ‬fraasi‭, ‬C.‭ ‬belgicus,‭ ‬C.‭ ‬minalmamar

Name Meaning: ‬‭Keel teeth

First Described: 1969

Described By: J.‭ ‬T.‭ ‬Thurmond

Classification: Chordata, Tetrapoda, Reptilia, ‭Squamata,‭ ‬Mosasauridae,‭ ‬Mosasaurinae,‭ ‬Globidensini

Carinodens existed during the Late Cretaceous and was discovered in the Netherlands, Belgium,‭ ‬Morocco, ‬Russia, and‭ ‬Ukraine.Carinodens at first was named Compressidens, but that name was very short lived because a species of mollusk already claimed that name, so the genus Carinodens was born! Carinodens is closely related to Globidens, and they are a sister taxon to each other. Both Carinodens and Globidens (globe teeth) had round shaped teeth for crushing molluscs, ammonites, and other hard shelled invertebrate prey. This style of teeth, represents teeth from the crush guild, which are teeth that are specialized in particularly eating hard shelled prey.

Sources:

www.prehistoric-wildlife.com/species/c/carinodens.html

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carinodens

What a nice fellow.

Bet he tastes yummy. Might make a good pet.

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Life on Mars, Curiosity Rover

Martian Archaeology
Published on Sep 11, 2018

NASA has found life on Mars they just won’t confirm it until they can return a sample to Earth. pds-imaging.jpl.nasa.gov/data… mars.jpl.nasa.gov/msl-raw-ima…

This is actually a pretty nice video. Only real anomalies, nicely presented with no sensationalist fanfare.

Just as it should be.

I do feel — strongly — that many of the things we have seen up there are indeed fossils.

I have no truck with NASA, though, unlike many. Science  requires them to be sure, they cannot “youtube” us, for that would ruin everything. That said I have been rather upset with them in the past, when they had some sort of agenda, probably forced upon them by libular slimeworms.

They’ve been doing great since that all ended.

Exciting times lie ahead!

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Thrinaxodon, a burrowing cynodont. Triassic. South Africa. These two young Thrinaxodon probably died when the burrow in which they lived collapsed. Iziko South African Museum, Cape Town, South Africa.

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Burrowing cynodonts are where it’s at, man.

Tough living in a hole, though.

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As a child addicted to sci fi movies (along with the unexplained) I always wondered if critters and other things really could come back from being in a deep freeze or other seemingly impossible situations.

Well, we saw a while back that success was enjoyed in unfreezing some plants, flowers,  I think, but I’m not sure of the specifics. Sigh.

And of course there are the perfectly preserved remains of everything, everywhere in the permafrost, even to the undigested stomach contents. Ooh God, I wish my memory didn’t have such trouble… I heard recently that the inventor of our frozen food process , the head of Birdseye, had calculated some fantastically short time for mammoth freezing of hours so you know something absolutely unimaginable happened…

But getting back on track, now we have this! Scientists from several Russian schools and our own Princeton University have warmed and woken nematode worms from back in the days of the mammoths. Don’t worry, nematodes are super tiny and are still around today.

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Worms frozen in permafrost for up to 42,000 years come back to life

Nematodes moving and eating again for the first time since the Pleistocene age in major scientific breakthrough, say experts.
Case study
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Worms frozen in permafrost for up to 42,000 years come back to life
By The Siberian Times reporter
26 July 2018

Nematodes moving and eating again for the first time since the Pleistocene age in major scientific breakthrough, say experts.
Awake after 42,000 years… Picture: The Siberian Times
The roundworms from two areas of Siberia came back to life in Petri dishes, says a new scientific study.
‘We have obtained the first data demonstrating the capability of multicellular organisms for longterm cryobiosis in permafrost deposits of the Arctic,’ states a report from Russian…

The actual nematodes:
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Some corroboration…

Fox News website

The research was conducted by teams from multiple Russian institutions as well as Princeton University in New Jersey.

Interesting discussion over here, as well.

We live in such fascinating times…

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Man finds evidence of super massive tree w/leaves longer than the Empire State Building

MrMBB333
Published on Jun 15, 2018

June 16, 2018: Astonishing find gives entire new meaning to “big”! Truly amazing…MrMBB333 – Google Earth https://www.mrmbb333.com 🌏 If you like my research and my daily dedication to all my loyal subscribers, and would like to show financial support, you can do so via Patreon or PayPal. Please see links below. Your financial support is greatly appreciated. Thank you! Become A Patron  Patreon  https://www.patreon.com/MrMBB333 DONATE TO ME DIRECTLY-PayPal  (Safe & secure one time user friendly method)   PayPal https://www.paypal.me/MBradbury Thank you for watching! Please LIKE & SHARE 👍

I am not sure what to make of this. My eyes aren’t helping.

Location of what looks like a 8 mile wide “ancient tree stump” – super massive

MrMBB333
Published on Jun 16, 2018

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Still not sure but grateful for the location.

This is too strange.

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Meet Dakotaraptor, the first “giant” dromaeosaur from the Hell Creek formation.

I’ve been sitting on these illustrations for months and can’t think of the last time I’ve been so excited to illustrate a new taxon. At 5.5 meters in length and with magnificently robust ulnar quill knobs, this is not only the first “giant” dromaeosaur from Hell Creek, but it is also the first dromaeosaur in this size range with indisputable evidence of feathers. And not just shaggy and sparse “protofeathers” as many skeptics purport in defense of the “half-arse” integument pattern.

No, Dakotaraptor had massive ulnar quill knobs, which meant that its arms likely supported thick, heavy feathers with a stiff central rachis. This confirms, once and for all, that feathers stage 3 and beyond existed on dromaeosaurs larger than Velociraptor and Zhenyuanlong. What was such a large dromaeosaur doing with feathers like this? There are several options which are not mutually exclusive: brooding eggs, aggressive mating and territorial displays, shielding young… but many of you will recall my particular fondness for Denver Fowler’s 2011 paper on “raptor prey restraint”, which posited a unique predatory role for robust wings on non-volant dromaeosaurs. These wings would have acted as stabilizers and balancers for a large animal as it struggled atop still-living prey, much as modern birds of prey do. Modern hawks and eagles have evolved particularly stout and powerful ankles for this purpose, which allow greater torque for the inner claw on each foot to dig into unruly prey. This inner claw is, certainly by no coincidence, by far the largest on most birds of prey.

The use of RPR by Dakotaraptor means it would have been especially appropriate when grappling similarly-sized prey, and Hell Creek has given us the perfect also-feathered match: Ornithomimus, a new feathered specimen of which has been described just days before.

There is much to be said on Dakotaraptor, from its possible synonymity with Acheroraptor to its ecological relationships with other Hell Creek carnivores, but it should come as no surprise that the role of feathers in its predatory ecology is what interests me most! I look forward to seeing what future analyses and potentially more material will bring.

Source: ewilloughby

Exceptional work.

I hope to see much more of this grand gallery.

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Randall Carlson Part 1 “Introduction to the Mysteries”

GeoCosmic REX
Published on Feb 8, 2016

Visit http://awarestate.com/exclusive to receive direct email announcements about new articles, books, classes, online appearances, videos, etc… Part 1 of 6: “The World is Not What it Appears to Be” Initiate your pursuit of the ‘Great Work’ here! How deep is that ‘rabbit hole’? Introductory monologue from the February 13, 2008 presentation “Sacred Geometry – the Architecture of Creation”. The best and most concise introduction to the in-depth studies with Randall W. Carlson. Dissipate your predispositions and expectations before clicking “Play” Lead-in music by David Walen Jr: www.soundcloud.com/davi-w-jr

Part 2 “Introduction to the Mysteries” (Hidden Architecture of Creation)

Published on Feb 26, 2016

Part 2 of 6: “Entering the Temple Through Sacred Geometry” Randall shares quotes from the great teachers including Protagoras’ “Man is the measure of all things” as related to the Divine Proportion, and from a 400+ year old Masonic lecture; addresses the symbolic use of the ‘Square and Compasses’ in ancient art with Fu Hsi and Nu Qua; references to the Great Architect of the Universe…

Part 3 “Introduction to the Mysteries” (Initiation into Symbols – Great Work)

Published on Feb 27, 2016

Part 3 of 6: “Initiation into the Symbols of the Great Work” Randall deciphers a symbolically potent diagram from medieval alchemy – ‘The Divine Consummation’ and reviews the geometric (literally ‘Earth measure’) techniques used by Eratosthenes to determine the size of our planet 2400 years ago in Egypt. Welcome in!

Part 4 “Introduction to the Mysteries“ (Significance of the Great Year)

Published on Mar 3, 2016

Part 4 of 6: “Significance of the Great Year” Depictions of Christ figure within the ‘mystic almond’ surrounded by the Lion, the Bull, the Eagle, and the Man – representing the four ‘fixed’ signs of the Zodiac, introduces the Ancients’ model of the ‘Great Year’ that conveyed the “periodicities of the great catastrophes”

Part 5 “Intro to the Mysteries” (Drowning of the World during the Age of Leo)

Published on Mar 9, 2016

Part 5 of 6: “Drowning of the World during the Age of Leo” Review the ‘Cosmic Zodiacal Clock’, identifying the winter of the Great Year as the Age of Leo, which was thoroughly catastrophic – drastic climate change and mass extinction, with flooding on an unprecedented scale. He offers perspective on modern climate fears, setting the stage for the “drowning of the world” during the unresolved ‘Energy Paradox’ Please excuse the darkness and deteriorating audio: Randall shuns the spotlight – literally, preferring the lights low to improve the projected images, and ignored the placement of the lapel microphone, which slowly made its way deeper and deeper into his chest pocket…

Part 6 “Intro to the Mysteries” (Applying the Treasure of Knowledge)

Published on Mar 12, 2016

Part 6 of 6: “Finale – Applying the Treasure of Knowledge” Defining the cosmic ‘enemy’ in preparation to mitigate ‘The Curse’. “The key to our survival is knowledge” – the great treasure preserved by the ancient orders, including the Platonic Solids that represent the measurements of space AND time… Lead-in music by David Walen Jr: http://www.soundcloud.com/davi-w-jr Please excuse the darkness and deteriorating audio

Randall Carlson is the man when it comes to interpretation of the geologic evidence left behind by the planet-wrenching cataclysm that happened a mere 12,900 years ago, give or take a 100 or so.

There is simply so much evidence on a world-wide basis that directly points to this event… and not stories… real physical evidence written into the surface of the earth.

I long to know about who came before and what they did. It is a nearly impossible dream in our current state. There remain only rare fleeting glimpses… unless we do some incredibly major digging in Bolivia, Peru, Mexico and the Middle East. Somehow it can be doubted that anything like that sort of project will occur without human society going fully over to the good side first. What little has been done has shown some truly amazing structures. The deeper you go, the more incredible the discoveries.

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Catastrophe at 12,900 BP (excerpt from Cosmic Grail series) w/ Randall Carlson (2015)

GeoCosmic REX
Published on Nov 15, 2016

Visit http://awarestate.com/exclusive to receive direct email announcements about new articles, books, classes, online appearances, videos, etc… Randall’s angle on the ‘Quest for the Holy Grail’ takes an acute diversion from the “Revealing the Cosmic Grail” topics of this 15+ hour lecture series to review the sudden and likely cyclical changes that occurred around 12,900 years ago – almost precisely one-half of a Great Year into the past…

This is more my speed and is so much more pleasureable than the previous two posts. Evil is always creepy.

Evidence is there and finally the interpretations are coming in thanks to a small group of folks of which Randall is a nicely articulate member. The only question know, I think, as a layman, is what did it.

But folks like Mr. Carlson can read the terrain and see what happened with a surprising amount of accuracy… a wonderful talent that is eye-opening to be sure. I can visualize what happened from the way he tells the story… and my goodness what a cataclysm. We squeaked by on that one. Lucky we are.

I do hope that somewhere there is an enclave that miraculously escaped the destruction, but, it is far less likely than a really unlikely thing.

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No doubt stolen from Jurassic Park or something…

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Close, I must say … but no cigar.

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Fine dino

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Nicely shaped

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Oh sh!*

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Do you see any stripes? I don’t. The slightest of hints… not quite enough, though.

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Normally a big red arrow or circle means it goes in the trash bin, but, I kinda like this one and hope it is real.

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