Laird Scranton is the author of "The Science of the Dogon: Decoding the African Mystery Tradition" and "Sacred Symbols of the Dogon: The Key to Advanced Science in the Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphs". He's got a new book coming out in October called" The Cosmological Origins of Myth and Symbol: From the Dogon and Ancient Egypt to India, Tibet, and China". Laird has done extensive research on the intriguing Dogon people of North West Africa, their symbols, myths and mysterious origins of their knowledge. Topics Discussed: Dogon, Mali, Religious Tradition, Beta Israel, Ethiopian Jews, Comparative Cosmology, Written Language, Signature of the Parent Tradition, 15-20 Sub Languages, Ama, Amen, Serpent, Walter Van Beek, Symbolism of the Stupa, Sirius, Sbat, Cosmology of the Dogon, Binary Star System, Freemasonic Symbols, Astrological Symbols, Buddhism, Zep Tepi, Göbleki Tepe, Hebrew and Egyptian Hieroglyphs. Don't miss our second hour with Laird Scranton for more about the Dogon People, their Scientific Knowledge, the Cosmological Plan of the Teachers, Symbols and Myth. We discuss Genetic Engineering of seeds and Humans, what ancient cultures say about Prophecy, Catastrophe, and the Return of these "Teachers". What is the relationship to the Myths about the Fish, Jesus, the "Mer-people" or fish people and the symbolism of the Dog, Sirius the Dog Star? We also go into the Symbolism of the Crop Circles, languages that are Vowels, Gematria and more about "The Cosmological Origins of Myth and Symbol".