long ago ideas

“When we are tired, we are attacked by ideas we conquered long ago." - Friedrich Nietzsche. Long ago, Joseph Smith and Oliver Cowdery conquered false claims that the Book of Mormon was fiction or that it came through a stone in a hat. But these old claims have resurfaced in recent years. To conquer them again, we have to return to what Joseph and Oliver taught.

Tuesday, February 21, 2023

Mounds on twitter

Any readers of this blog who use twitter ought to follow this user:

In 1891 the Smithsonian's Bureau of Ethnology issued a series of maps and a catalog of the burial, effigy, linear, midden, stone and shell mounds, and earthworks they had identified. This is their map of Ohio. The black hat-like dots are mound sites. If it was redone today, the bottom half of the state would be nearly covered.


The book he refers to is available here:

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