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What do those knots tell us?

Started by Icarus, August 11, 2019, 08:28:40 PM

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Icarus

Here is an example of our insatiable desire to learn the history of those who came before us.  This is also an example of the absurdity of our president's criticism of hispanic intellectual capacities............... Mexicans in fact.

https://getpocket.com/explore/item/the-college-student-who-decoded-the-data-hidden-in-inca-knots?utm_source=pocket-newtab

hermes2015

Quote from: Icarus on August 11, 2019, 08:28:40 PM
Here is an example of our insatiable desire to learn the history of those who came before us.  This is also an example of the absurdity of our president's criticism of hispanic intellectual capacities............... Mexicans in fact.

https://getpocket.com/explore/item/the-college-student-who-decoded-the-data-hidden-in-inca-knots?utm_source=pocket-newtab

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