By Laird Scranton,John Anthony West
• presents a brand new knowing of Egyptian hieroglyphs as medical symbols according to Dogon cosmological drawings
• Use parallels among Dogon and Egyptian be aware meanings to spot relationships among Dogon myths and glossy technology
In The technology of the Dogon, Laird Scranton validated that the cosmological constitution defined within the myths and drawings of the Dogon runs parallel to trendy science--atomic idea, quantum conception, and string theory--their drawings frequently taking a similar shape as actual clinical diagrams that relate to the formation of topic. Scranton additionally pointed to the shut resemblance among the key words and part components of Dogon cosmology and people of old Egypt, and the implication that old cosmology can also be approximately real science.
Sacred Symbols of the Dogon makes use of those parallels because the place to begin for a brand new interpretation of the Egyptian hieroglyphic language. through substituting Dogon cosmological drawings for identical glyph-shapes in Egyptian phrases, a brand new approach of interpreting and analyzing the Egyptian hieroglyphs emerges. Scranton exhibits how every one hieroglyph constitutes a whole notion, and that their meanings are clinical in nature. utilizing the Dogon symbols as a “Rosetta stone,” he unearths references in the historic Egyptian language that outline the whole variety of clinical parts of topic: from massless waves to the finished atom, even suggesting direct correlations to a completely discovered unified box theory.