Plumb Lines

May 22, 2009

Awaiting the Apocalypse

Filed under: Uncategorized — David Schaengold @ 11:33 am

If the survivors of the apocalypse speak Swahili, we’re in luck:

The strangest monument in America looms over a barren knoll in northeastern Georgia. Five massive slabs of polished granite rise out of the earth in a star pattern. The rocks are each 16 feet tall, with four of them weighing more than 20 tons apiece…instructions appear in eight languages ranging from English to Swahili and reflect a peculiar New Age ideology. Some are vaguely eugenic (guide reproduction wisely—improving fitness and diversity); others prescribe standard-issue hippie mysticism (prize truth—beauty—love—seeking harmony with the infinite).

David Schaengold

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2 Comments »

  1. I thought this was some crazy conspiracy theory because I read it on some crazy conspiracy web site. But the Georgia mountains are full of crazy things, like the heroes of the Confederacy.

    Comment by Michael E. van Landingham — May 22, 2009 @ 12:51 pm

  2. […] was going to end in December 2012 in accordance with the Mayan prophecy. David’s interesting post on the mysterious waste of money that are the Georgia “Guidestones” mentioned how some […]

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