We interview Youself Awyan, and he shows us an experiment where we test the Electromagnetic Induction characteristics of the common types of stone found at megalithic sites – namely Granite, Basalt, and Limestone.
Part 1 of a 2-part AMA (Ask Me Anything) session with Author and Researcher Graham Hancock. I recorded this as part of several weeks travelling with Graham throughout Peru and Bolivia in 2013.
Timestamps for questions:
4:44: what is your history as an author?
15:46: are we looking at the work of aliens?
19:47: where are the oldest cities?
23:25: is there a lost civilization under the antarctic ice?
25:46: what are your thoughts on giants in history?
28:25: gaps in the fossil record and nuances of culture in the lost civilization
33:22: are secret societies withholding information?
34:59: how do you think life came to the planet?
40:33: What are your thoughts on Prophets?
41:48: what can you tell us about unexplored features of the Great Pyramid?
46:25: What do you think about the future of our own ‘western’ civilization?
48:33: thoughts on state surveillance and intrusion into everyday life
51:34: links between DMT patterns and McKenna’s ‘universal mind lattice’ concept
53:36: Widening our reference frame for viewing the past
1:00:13: Was telepathy involved in the lost civilization?
1:01:53: What happens at the moment of human death?
1:06:25: thoughts on resonance, and ‘singing stones’ into place
In Part 1 of this podcast we review the amazing megaliths of Yangshan Quarry in China, review the scientific, peer-reviewed evidence and work of the Comet Research Group looking into the Younger Dryas catacylsm, and debunk some of the fun stuff one can find on youtube.
In part 2 we visit Ollantaytambo Peru for a detailed site visit and discussion. Ben and Luke have visited the site several times.
Ollantaytambo is the gateway to Macchu Piccu, and an incredible megalithic site that shows clear examples of multiple construction techniques.
Located in the Sacred Valley (I (Ben) was wrong about the altitude – its just under 10K feet, down relative to Cusco) massive megalithic stones are perched precisely on top of a mountain, having been transported from a quarry in an adjacent mountain range.
These stones are surrounded by inferior, local stonework that, while clearly trying to replicate, repair and rebuild the megalithic work, aren’t in the same league from a technological or architectural perspective.
Orthodox histories are confused, there are several and conflicting accounts of this place. Most will say that not only did the Inca built it, it was built in the lifetime of one ruler, Pachacútec.
None of these accounts hold up to a basic open-minded investigation of the site. It seems much more likely that the Inca inherited a destroyed megalithic site, found it as sacred as we do, and used it – a tradition in this amazing place that has continued down to the present day inhabitants of Ollantaytambo.
Thanks to Patrick and to ‘Justaddwater’ for the links and photos they sent us in response to the last podcast. We’re always excited to find new stuff, and in this field answers always lead to more questions! Keep an eye out for our upcoming podcast on the enigmatic and less explored site of Abu Sir and Abu Gurob!