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The Mayan Apocalypse and Other Eurocentric Fantasies

December 20, 2012


In Stargate & the 7 Rules of European Progress, I presented the following quote from JM Blaut: Since Europe is advanced and non-Europe is backward, any ideas that diffuse into Europe must be ancient, savage, atavistic, uncivilized, evil—black magic, vampires, plagues, “the bogeyman,” and the like. He continued on to say, although European culture and […]