Monday, June 21, 2010

Can I Sharpen That Pencil for Ya?

We are a presumptuous society. We know less than 5% of the world's history and what we don't know we often make outrageous assumptions about. We're not all that different than 'them' and 'they' were not all that primitive.

Upon excavating what he deemed a 'religious artifact' Reilly
declared the barnyard had been built atop an ancient
temple site.


  1. I recently read a quote whose author I don't recall but it went something like this: We and they are US. There was more to it but it sure put a different perspective on the us/them "war." I truly enjoy this blog.

  2. I presume you're familiar with the book "Motel of the Mysteries" by David Macaulay?


    — ronn in birmingham, al

  3. Is that a pencil sharpener he found? Wow! lol Love the site Sheila!

    Ancient Digger