Why does the practice of destroying monuments, writings, and other historical artifacts continue?

To the illiterate who want to complain about the wall of text – Your input is neither required nor is it being solicited… A few things I find confusing, include the burning of the Alexandrian Library — the Roman stoic philosopher Seneca (c. 4 BCE – CE 65) refers to […] Read more »

Any comments about these thoughts?

During the dark ages, the church was the only government and no one challenged the authority of the Pope He signed two deadly “Cereta Bull.” In one he ordered to kill all the cats in Europe because they were, to his uneducated mind, the product of evil. Doing so, the […] Read more »

Did you see the ‘uncontacted tribes’ of the Amazon? Are Christians just like them in their religious beliefs?

And when do you think the Christians will destroy their culture now that their whereabouts are known? (Christians have destroyed countless cultures, precious artifacts and religions all over the world. For instance, in the Americas the clergy destroyed indigenous Indian cultures and forced them to abandon their beliefs and adopt […] Read more »

Perceptions/Misconceptions About Archaeology?

What are some common perceptions and misconceptions about archaeology and/or archaeologists? Thus far, I’ve come up with the following: Perceptions: * Archaeologists work outdoors * Archaeologists travel * Archaeologists research and find artifacts of the past * Some archaeologists become professors Misconceptions * Because of Indiana Jones, some believe that […] Read more »