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大家网WORD模版docTopSagecomwwwTopSagecom大家网更多英文原版小说下载:MrsWarren’sProfession华伦夫人的职业暮光之城英文版TXT格式哈利波特英文版TXT格式红字:thescarletletter海明威:TheSunAlsoRises  太阳照常升起VirginiaWoolf:MrsDalloway  黛洛维夫人VirginiaWoolf:TotheLightHouse理智与情感  SenseandSensibilityEMForster  TheMachineStops  机器休止RalphEllison  InvisibleManPeterPanemma  爱玛失乐园ParadiseLostHYPERLINK"http:clubtopsagecomthreadhtml"t"blank"史蒂芬·金:TheWaste  LandsJohnMajorJenkinsTheStoryTableofContentsTitlePageCopyrightPageDedicationPARTONETHESTORYCHAPTERONERECOVERINGALOSTWORLDCHAPTERTWOTHELONGCAREEROFTHELONGCOUNTCHAPTERTHREESEDUCTIVESPELLSCHAPTERFOURBREAKTHROUGHSORBREAKDOWNCHAPTERFIVETHEEXPLOSIONCHAPTERSIXDOUBTINGSCHOLARSCHAPTERSEVENTHEGALACTICALIGNMENTTHEORY:UPDATEСтризPARTTWOANDTHEBIGPICTUREPARTTWOINTRODUCTIONCHAPTEREIGHTSACREDSCIENCEANDPERENNIALPHILOSOPHYCHAPTERNINETHEFULFILLMENTOFTHEMAYAPROPHECYCHAPTERTENENDINGTHEWARONUSCHAPTERELEVENTHEMAYARENAISSANCECHAPTERTWELVERESTORINGTHEBIGPICTURECHAPTERTHIRTEENAFTERTHEPARTYAPPENDIXONEGLOSSARYOFTERMSAPPENDIXTWOTIMELINEOFTHESTORYNOTESSELECTEDBIBLIOGRAPHYINDEXAcknowledgementsABOUTTHEAUTHORСтризСтризJEREMYPTARCHERPENGUINPublishedbythePenguinGroupPenguinGroup(USA)Inc,HudsonStreet,NewYork,NewYork,USAPenguinGroup(Canada),EglintonAvenueEast,Suite,Toronto,OntarioMPY,Canada(adivisionofPearsonPenguinCanadaInc)PenguinBooksLtd,Strand,LondonWCRRL,EnglandPenguinIreland,StStephen’sGreen,Dublin,Ireland(adivisionofPenguinBooksLtd)PenguinGroup(Australia),CamberwellRoad,Camberwell,Victoria,Australia(adivisionofPearsonAustraliaGroupPtyLtd)PenguinBooksIndiaPvtLtd,CommunityCentre,PanchsheelPark,СтризNewDelhi,IndiaPenguinGroup(NZ),ApolloDrive,Rosedale,NorthShore,NewZealand(adivisionofPearsonNewZealandLtd)PenguinBooks(SouthAfrica)(Pty)Ltd,SturdeeAvenue,Rosebank,Johannesburg,SouthAfricaPenguinBooksLtd,RegisteredOffices:Strand,LondonWCRRL,EnglandCopyrightbyJohnMajorJenkinsAllrightsreservedNopartofthisbookmaybereproduced,scanned,ordistributedinanyprintedorelectronicformwithoutpermissionPleasedonotparticipateinorencouragepiracyofcopyrightedmaterialsinviolationoftheauthor’srightsPurchaseonlyauthorizededitionsPublishedsimultaneouslyinCanadaPhotoofJosephTGoodmanusedwithpermissionfromSpecialCollections,UniversityofNevadaRenoLibraryquotesfromMayaleadersinChaptercourtesyofRobertSitler“Sheba’sThrone”byRumi,translatedbyColemanBarks,isreprintedcourtesyofMaypopBooks,AthensGA,figure,originallypublishedas“Geographicaldistributionofearlyscripttraditions,overlyingdistributionofcaBCpotterytraditions,Locona(stippledarea)andredonbufftothewest(afterClark:figFlanneryandMarcus:fig)”inMayaCalendarOrigins:Monuments,Mythistory,andtheMaterializationofTimebyPrudenceMRice,,isreprintedcourtesyofUniversityofTexasPressMostTarcherPenguinbooksareavailableatspecialquantitydiscountsforbulkpurchaseforsalespromotions,premiums,fundraising,andeducationalneedsSpecialbooksorbookexcerptsalsocanbecreatedtofitspecificneedsFordetails,writePenguinGroup(USA)IncSpecialMarkets,HudsonStreet,NewYork,NYLibraryofCongressCataloginginPublicationDataJenkins,JohnMajorThestory:themyths,fallacies,andtruthbehindthemostintriguingdateinhistoryJohnMajorJenkinspcmIncludesbibliographicalreferencesandindexeISBN:WhiletheauthorhasmadeeveryefforttoprovideaccuratetelephonenumbersandInternetaddressesatthetimeofpublication,neitherthepublishernortheauthorassumesanyresponsibilityforerrors,orforchangesthatoccurafterpublicationFurther,thepublisherdoesnothaveanycontroloveranddoesnotassumeanyresponsibilityforauthororthirdpartywebsitesortheircontentFrontispiecephotoofYaxchilánbytheauthor,http:uspenguingroupcomIntotheBlueDreamingofcloudsinWaxactunangelsgrabmyeyesPeacefulstonestranscendmyreasonashadowlessnooninthemidsummerseasonDefinesthislocationaswiseTropicalmossenshroudsoldstoneforgottentowndecaysSoulsparks,longintirelessflightarrivealoneСтризonamoonlessnightUponthebackofstellarraysTimeandfatewillwaitforyoutofindeternalrestWhentheworlddissolvesawayintotheblueofadimmingdayJustwatchitallunmanifestJOHNMAJORJENKINSWaxactun,GuatemalaAugust:ANUNSTOPPABLEIDEAThiswasthepeoplingofthefaceoftheearth:Theycameintobeing,theymultiplied,theyhaddaughters,theyhadsons,thesemanikins,woodcarvingsButtherewasnothingintheirheartsandnothingintheirminds,nomemoryoftheirmasonandbuilderTheyjustwentandwalkedwherevertheywantedtheydidnotremembertheHeartofSkyTHEPOPOLVUHWritingthisbookwasanimmenseundertakingthathadtoaccommodatenewdevelopmentsintheevershiftingfeaturesofaquicklyevolvingfieldBecauseofitscuriouscrescendoinourimmediatefuture,andthereforeunlikeanyothertopic,ology(“twentytwelvology”)hasbeengrowingexponentiallywithauniquesetofissuesandattractionsThisacceleratinggrowthofinterestinthepublicarenaisdrivenprimarilybyurgentdoomsdayscenariosspunoutbythemainstreammediaandopportunisticwritersAndyetthedateisnotsimplyanewfangledgadgetinventedbythemarketplaceItis,infact,atrueartifactoftheauthenticMayacalendar,whichhassufferedthecutandpastecosmologizingofwannabewizards,pocketprotectorprophets,andcelebrityshowmenThisheadystewisallstirredupintheGooglecauldron,makingadangerouspoti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ssAndgoingfurtherbackintime,howandwhendidcivilizationinMesoamericadevelopThematerialcoveredinChaptercouldeasilyhavebeenexpandedintoabookofitsown,tellingthestoryoffascinatingroguesandcolorfulcharacterswhodiscoveredandexploredthejungletemplesofancientMayacivilization,reconstructinganentireworldviewbeginningwiththebarestoffragmentsSincemygoalwastowriteonebookratherthanatenvolumeseries,IhavesummarizedthemostnotableeventsandasaresultmanyinterestingepisodesandcharactershavebeenleftoutDistillingtheendlessinformationdowntoitsalchemicalessence,I’vehighlightedcertainthemesthatIbelievedefinetheremarkableongoingprocessofrecoveringthelostknowledgeoftheMaya,America’smostpersistentlymindbogglingcivilizationOneofthesethemesistheimportantplaceoccupied,timeandagain,bytheindependentСтризoutsiderQuirky,eccentric,dealinggenuineinsightsandcontroversialfancies,theyhavebeenthetriggersandthemainstayofrealprogressVisionaryphilosopherTerenceMcKennasaidinoneofhistalks:WhatweneedtocelebrateistheindividualHaveyounotnoticed(Icertainlyhave),thateveryhistoricalchangeyoucanthinkofinfactanychangeyoucanthinkof,forgetabouthumanbeingsanychangeinanysystemthatyoucanthinkofisalwaysultimatelytraceabletooneunitinthesystemundergoingaphasestatechangeofsomesortTherearenogroupdecisions,thosethingscomelaterThegeniusofcreativityandofinitiationofactivityalwayslieswiththeindividualTheeffortsmadebytheseupstartstotranscendstatusquobiasesinflictedbydegreedgatekeeperswieldingtheirownlimitingbrandsoflogicanddecorumcanbeobservedtimeandtimeagainUsuallythetrutheventuallycamethrough,eventhoughitwasoftenreviledandmarginalizedfordecadesandthetrailblazersthemselvesdiedwithoutdueacknowledgmentIcountmyselfamongtheautodidacts,theselftaughtperpetualstudentsfueledbypassionandasenseofmissionTheearlyindependentMayaresearchershadlittletoworkwithThingshavespedupsincethedaysofFrstemann,Goodman,andBourbourg,andIexpectthenextdecadewillseemanyunexpectedbreakthroughsinhowweunderstandMayaastronomy,thehieroglyphicinscriptions,andthemuchmalignedandmisunderstooddateincluding,aswewillsee,newevidencethatsupportsmyreconstructionoftheoriginalintentionsbehindthedateEvenafterthepartyisover,theworkwillcontinueAnotherthemeis’swideappealBythisImeanitisofinteresttoscientists,NewAgespiritualists,novelists,survivalists,evangelizingmodelmakers,andthemassmediaalthough,itmustbesaid,itsmillenarianaspectfindsparticularlyfertilesoilintheUnitedStatesWhethermanifestinginnegativeorpositiveaspects,neverthelesshasmeaninginvirtuallyeverydomainwhereitappearsThissituationcallsintoquestioncriticswhodeclare,withasurprisinglysmugcertainty,thatisahoaxorcompletelymeaninglessI’veobservedanddirectlyexperiencedthistreatmentandhavedialoguedwiththosewhoinflictit,soIfeelobligatedtoreportthefollowing:Inacademiaaswellasintheskepticalpopularpress,isrenderedmeaninglesstotheextentthatitismisunderstoodThisisaninterestingequationIfaprejudiceexiststhatismeaningless,thenmyriadcreativewaystomisunderstanditcanandmustbeimplementedOneoverarchingmisunderstandingisendlesslyrepeated:thattheMayapredictedtheendoftheworldinIfyoulookattheMayadoctrineofWorldAges,thehieroglyphicinscriptionsthatrelateto,andtheCreationMythology(ThePopolVuh),youfindnothingofthesortThesemisconceptionshavecurrencybecauseaccesstogoodinformationonhasbeeneitherseriouslylimitedorburiedundertheendlessbricabracofthespiritualmarketplaceDiscerningbooksandwebsites,includingmyown,areoutthereandhavebeenforyears,buttheymustcompetewithformulaicattentiongrabbingmarketplaceproductsthatarealmostalwayssensationalizedandriddledwitherrorsIfounditchallengingtoreview,forthisbook,themanydistortionsandmisapprehensionsthathavecloggedthemarketplaceIfeltitwouldbeimportanttoclarify,fortherecord,thefactsofthematterandhaveassessedmaterialsfromtheories,models,socalledprophets,andvisionariesTherealstoriesthatunderliemanyoftheseauthorsandideasarefilledwithironies,debacles,andexposés,andIhappentohavehadtheinsider’sviewofallthesetelltalegoingsoninthetorturedtopicofIoffermycarefullyconsideredoverviewsandassessmentsonthebestknowntheoriesconnectedto,andIprovidethesecandidcritiquesasaguideforunwarywayfarersontheroadtoMuchofwhatisconnectedtoismisleadingandpanderstofearandparanoiaDelvingintothismessysituationwill,Ihope,bemadeeasierwithsomewellplacedsardonichumorandwrywitOnethingI’velearnedfromtwentyyearsinthegameisthathumorisabsolutelynecessaryifonehopestosurvivethesuperstormofsurrealscenariosthatarefloodingthediscussionSurprisingly,we’llfindthatanunwillingnesstoinvestigatethetopicrationally,whichisdiagnosticofmanymisconceptionsinthepopularliterature,alsoinfectsacademiaAcriticalsurveyofthe“modernMayacalendarmovement”anditsrelationshiptoacademictreatmentswillbeafrequentreferencepointPartIwasconceivedasanutsandboltschronologicalsurveyofthetopic,bringingusuptospeedonthefactsofthematterSummarizingthevarioustheoriesinevitablyinvitesapresentationofmyreconstructionworkand“galacticalignmenttheory”Chapterframesthispresentationwithinthelargerissueofhowbreakthroughsoccur,emphasizingthatmyworkisbuiltuponthepreviousbreakthroughsofotherscholarsworkinginMayastudiesWithnewdeciphermentsofhieroglyphictexts,themultifariouswaysinwhichtheancientMayautilizedtheconceptofthealignmentofthesolsticesunandtheMilkyWay’sdarkrift(the“galacticalignment”)intheirtraditionsisbecomingclearerIfoundthattheMayaballgame,kingmakingrites,andtheMayaCreationMythologyencodedtheastronomyoftheeraalignment,whichhappensonlyonceevery,yearsThisgalacticalignmentiscausedbyaphenomenoncalledtheprecessionoftheequinoxes,theslowshiftingofthepositionsoftheequinoxes(andsolstices)inthesky,resultingfromthefactthattheearthwobblesveryslowlyonitsaxisMyenddatealignmenttheoryisnowreceivingnewsupportfromrecentfindingsinacademia,andafterI’llcontinuetheworkthatI’vepursuedsincethemidsThisastronomicalalignmenthasbeengenerallyandmorecompellinglyreferredtoasanalignmentto“theGalacticCenter,”acauseforconfusionintermsoftimingparameters,whichIwillexplainandclarifyWhenthedustsettles,Iamconfidentthataparadigmjustlyidentifiedas“galactic”inscopewillbecometheconsensusinСтриз

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