During episode #1284 of The Joe Rogan Experience, British writer Graham Hancock told Joe Rogan that ancient civilizations might have possessed telekinetic abilities.
Hancock, who is known for his work on advanced ancient civilizations and lost lands, suggested that ancient Egyptians might have used psychic powers to lift the heavy granite beams that were used to build the top chambers of the great pyramids:
"Above the King's chamber in the great pyramids are five further chambers. And these chambers are roofed and floored with granite beams that weigh about seventy tons each... These...granite beams have been elevated to a height of more than 350 feet above the ground... It is very hard for archeologists to explain how that was done using purely leverage and mechanical advantage... Maybe the idea that they regard as absurd, namely psychic powers, were cultivated by ancient civilizations."
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The 72-year-old further implied that contrary to our society, which relies on the principles of leverage and mechanics, the old civilizations might have used powers of the mind:
"Maybe they could use powers of the human mind that we have allowed to lapse... We have gone down a path of leverage and mechanical advantage...but we hear anecdotal reports of people who have telekinetic powers, who can move things with their minds. Maybe we should open up to those possibilities that we are dealing with a very different type of culture that used techniques that we have allowed to lapse."
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When James Nestor told Joe Rogan that the ancient Indus Valley civilization formulated yoga-breathing practices
During episode #1506 of The JRE, American author James Nestor told Joe Rogan that the yoga practices could be traced back to the Indus Valley civilization of ancient India.
Nestor explained that the earliest archeological evidence of yoga breathing practices was that of the various figurines obtained from Indus Valley sites:
"The earliest evidence that we have for breathing practices dates back about 4000 or 5000 years from these little statuettes from Indus Valley which is in northern India."
The American author elaborated that these statues exhibited many classical yoga poses:
They were this huge thriving civilization, they had paved roads, they had running water, they were dealing with tin and copper... And they had all of these figures in these yoga poses with their stomachs out so that's how they date the earliest archeological evidence of that."
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