I've been working on collections of quotes lately, and I have one more that I'd like to present… this one on the thoughts of rulers.
In Anacalypsis, The 17th century British orientalist and iconoclast, Godfrey Higgins, insisted that Christianity was already firmly in place in both the West and the East, many centuries before Jesus Christ was born. He said, The Crestians or Christi
This post was originally published in August, 2014. With this new post I have added several items and have updated various links.
In 1914, English cartographer John G. Bartholomew created an isochronic map, a map that shows all points that are accessible in the same amount of time.
A recently declassified, heavily redacted FBI field report contains information about Adolf Hitler's alleged escape to Argentina via submarine, which is noteworthy considering that Hitler was reported to have committed suicide in 1945 before the Re
LONDON - Whew! The Dow shot up yesterday morning and fell in the afternoon. Not a good sign.
It was not uncommon for the ancient Romans to travel long distances all across Europe.
Two new documents reveal the political blueprint the billionaire developed 40 years ago, heavily influenced by the ultraconservative John Birch Society.
Eight centuries ago as Marco Polo traveled across the vast dominion of the Mongolian Empire, he encountered what few westerners had ever seen.
A Cultural Historian Decries Profit and Progress
The father of the billionaires Charles G. and David H. Koch helped construct a major oil refinery in Nazi Germany that was personally approved by Adolf Hitler, according to a new history of the Kochs and other wealthy families.
If internationalists were to get their way fully with the world and future historians write their analysis from a globalist perspective of the defunct American nation, they will probably say simply that our collapse was brought about by our own incom
Publisher's Note: Several readers have asked me to expand on my post I made at WRSA on 5 January 2016 regarding the absolute inability for the US (and Western countries) to conduct savvy analysis and do any intellectual heavy lifting in the prosecu
High tech for low casualties
About a week and a half ago when I landed in Australia, I walked past the currency exchange booths in the arrivals hall and took a quick look at their rates.
In his seminal 'Fall of Rome: And the End of Civilization,' Bryan Ward-Perkins writes, "Romans before the fall were as certain as we are today that their world would continue forever… They were wrong. We would be wise not to repeat their comp
One hundred years ago European civilization, as it had been known, was ending its life in the Great War, later renamed World War I.
At the current rate of discovery, there will soon be no mysteries left to solve, leaving all manner of scientists unemployed.
After the Berlin Wall fell in November 1989 and the death of the Soviet Union was confirmed two years later when Boris Yeltsin courageously stood down the red army tanks in front of Moscow's White House, a dark era in human history came to an end.
Now There's Video: Jimmy Carter Bans Iranian Immigrants from US, Deported Students During Hostage Crisis
Newly declassified: "A History of U.S. Communications Security (Volumes I and II)," the David G. Boak Lectures, National Security Agency (NSA), 1973. (Initially declassified in 2008. We just got a whole bunch of additional material declassified.
One lesson from military history is that once mobilization for war begins, it takes on a momentum of its own and is uncontrollable.
Get your plundering gear together, because the colonial galleon San Jose, known to many as "the holy grail of shipwrecks," has been discovered off Colombia's Baru peninsula at a depth of 1,000 feet.
Over 32 advanced civilizations have collapsed before us, and we're next in line
The location of Mellilot was apparently in Northeast Metro Atlanta. This detail of the 1570 map also shows that the Irish Colony of Duhare had moved inland since 1521, when it was first discovered by two Spanish slave traders. Gene Waddell, retired
Spelling is a matter of writing, of course, whereas language is fundamentally about speaking. Speaking came long before writing, we speak much more, and all but a couple of hundred of the world's thousands of languages are rarely or never written.
Bureau illegally helped send Japanese Americans to WWII internment camps.
Written language, the hallmark of human civilization, didn't just suddenly appear one day.
Jacques Cartier arrived in Newfoundland, thinking it was Asia, in May 1534. He explored the Canadian maritime area, claimed it all for France, and captured two Natives and took them back to France. Sponsors financed a second voyage in 1535, and Carti
An underground chamber that was a place of worship for a mysterious cult 2,000 years ago has opened to the public for the first time