In this episode Dr. Miano once again takes us into a fascinating and brief exploration soundbite into the very fringes of history and explores one of the most controversial and influential figures in the world of pseudoscience\ pseudoarcheology and that is Zecharia Sitchin.
From discussing his background in business to his lack of expertise on the subjects he discusses such as Sumerology and how that impaired his ability to properly translate the sources such as Sumerian Texts.
From poor and inaccurate translations to wildly spectacular and fictitious claims Sitchin has written a prolific amount of fake histories that when taken literally can be dangerous in distorting the actual facts and encouraging the spread of misinformation.
We end this by discussing how there is nothing wrong with attempting to teach yourself ancient languages and writing scripts but that when able you need to ensure you are doing it accurately and I end it by saying there is nothing wrong with reading fringe history and pseudoscience as long as we remember it isn't trustworthy and should not be taken to seriously.
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