Approaching Chaos: Could an Ancient Archetype Save C21st Civilization?

Approaching Chaos: Could an Ancient Archetype Save C21st Civilization?

by Lucy Wyatt


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781846942556
Publisher: Earth Books
Publication date: 01/16/2010
Pages: 360
Sales rank: 887,115
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Ancient and Modern Models for Civilization

Chapter 1 Civilization & 21st Century Chaos 1

Chapter 2 The Ur-Concept: the Original Model for Civilization 18

Ice Age to Fourth Millennium BC - the Model Makes its Appearance

Chapter 3 Back to the Ice Age 38

Chapter 4 Why Civilization Mysteriously Starts in Mountains 58

Chapter 5 A Common Culture Across Continents 72

Chapter 6 The Proto-Indo-Europeans confirm the Model 85

Chapter 7 Disaster Strikes 103

Third to First Millennium BC: Shamanism and the start of Monotheism

Chapter 8 What happened to Civilization after the Disaster? 119

Chapter 9 Metaphysics and Knowledge 133

Chapter 10 Why Mounds were so Important 151

Chapter 11 The Use of Alchemy in the Shamanic Process 168

Chapter 12 The Origins of a Big Idea - One 'God' 187

Iron Age to the Dark Ages - the rise of Romano-Christianity

Chapter 13 Iron Age Strife and the End of Egypt 201

Chapter 14 Roman Supremacy 215

Chapter 15 Rome embraces Christianity 231

Chapter 16 The Unpublicized History of Early Christianity 247

Chapter 17 How the West lost Civilization 264

Medieval Times to the Modern Day - Attempts to Recover the Model

Chapter 18 The Recovery Process 278

Chapter 19 Magic and Quantum Physics 296

Conclusion 315

Bibliography 324

Notes 331

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