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Indian History Rewritten
The Indian civilisation, considered to be the product of clash and subsequent inter mixture of the white-skinned civilised invaders and the dark savages native to India, has been rightly questioned in recent years, and the mischievously fabricated history of...
History & Anthropology >> Indic / Vedic
The Truth Behind the History of the Necronomicon
I don't think there are many people out there who haven't heard of the Necronomicon and the dreadful things connected with it. We've all heard the theories about how it is a Satanist tool; actual copies of the book are bound in human skin and how you risk...
Deities & Heros >> Chthulu
History of Egyptian Medicine and Philosophy
When medical knowledge past is considered, lack of aseptic technique, pain-killing drugs and antibiotics are an accepted part of our modern legend of these ancient healing practices. You will find that none of this is true when it comes to Ancient Egypt....
Religions >> Egyptian
History & Anthropology >> Egyptian
History of the Egyptian Religion, part I: Early Dynastic Period
I - Predynastic - Early Dynastic Period. The temples were in essence the *Home of the God* and thus a place where only Pharaoh as the Son of God and those he appointed as his deputies, could meet with the god. This goes all the way back to Archaic and...
Religions >> Egyptian
History & Anthropology >> Egyptian
History of the Egyptian Religion, part II: The Old Kingdom
II - The Old Kingdom ca 2686-2181 BC During the Old Kingdom the Egyptian society moved from tribal communities to a fully developed theocratic system, where the power of the king was absolute. The great pyramids of Dynasty 4 was made possible by technological...
Religions >> Egyptian

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The Right Chemistry: A history of morphine
He was, however, careful to make an exception for opium, the resinous latex that exudes from the seed pod of the opium poppy. The use of opium predates written history with remains of poppy pods having been found in caves that are known to have been ...
They grow great things in Fang
Standing 1,400 metres above sea level, this mountainous region was once covered with opium poppies, from which the local hilltribes earned a meagre living. That changed in 1969 when His Majesty the King spent his personal funds and set up the Royal ...
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Northern thrills: Chiang Rai beckons with its rich history and laidback lifestyle
Also in Chiang Saen is the Hall of Opium. The mist-shrouded hills, cool climate and tropical forests of Chiang Rai were once the perfect place to grow opium poppies. Founded by the Mae Fah Luang Foundation (a non-profit organisation in Thailand), this ...
How opium defeated America in Afghanistan
At each stage in Afghanistan's tragic, tumultuous history over the past 40 years — the covert war of the 1980s, the civil war of the 1990s, and the U.S.

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