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Great stuff - remember it's been 2 years now since they found the cannabis in the Temple in Jerusalem, confirming its role in early Judaism and thus Christianity, vindicating researchers like Chris Bennett:
I hope you dont mind, I dont trust much in current 21st century peered review papers because the incentive is put on just publishing as much papers as you can and it is not really important or necessary to present proof, as opposed to the scientific method used in the 20th century. People are peer reviewing each other and it is not really reliable
This is the full article about the Tel Arad altar:
They studied and described the content of the residue at the altar but didnt date it, I personally contributed to the contamination of all kind of biblical sites with hashish smoking and I certainly havent been the only one contaminating. Burn a piece of hash on the altar, cover it with a cup wait for smoke to fill the cup and smoke it at once. Hash is a very interesting and versatile substance that gives different highs depending on consumption method and this one smoking it pure on the cup is a trippy method, much stronger than smoked in a joint or bang mixed with tobacco.
Cannabis a a very mild entheogen, not the kind that will make you build temples in the middle of nowhere where almost nothing grows
They didnt need at the temple to import anything to get totally high and tripping or if they did, it was a small travel by camel of a few days
One of the few things that grow in that inhospitable area is
In Sinai grows the variety Hyoscyamus boveanus
The paper refers to Sinai cannabis plants as Sinai rudelaris suggesting it has low psychoactivity because it supposedly has low amount of cannabinoids
A friend of mine has in Sinai january 2020 and reported quality is as decent as it was in the 80's, meaning it is the best variety of all the middle east and mediterranean area, which makes me doubt about the knowledge of cannabis of the authors of the article and the peers that reviewed it in exchange for peer reviewing their own
I quote from the article:
"...One cannabis strain, or variety, called Sinai Ruderalis is an Egyptian landrace strain cultivated in the Sinai Peninsula by the local Bedouins (Clarke and Merlin 2013). However, Ruderalis contains very low amounts of cannabinoids. Furthermore, pollen analysis carried out on samples taken from both altars by Dafna Langutt (Tel Aviv University) concluded that no plant material was preserved on the Arad altars. In fact, no cannabis seeds or pollen remains are known from archaeological contexts in the Ancient Near East, as opposed to northeast China or southeast Russia, where all parts of the cannabis plant and seed were found at different archaeological sites and contexts and were dated as early as 2000 BCE (Jiang et al. 2016; Russo et al. 2008; Russo 2014). Therefore, we suggest that cannabis female inflorescences may have been imported from distant origins and were transported as dried resin (commonly known as hashish).
Every people has a messanger, an entheogenic plant which will allow to perform rituals to a different level.
Hyoscyamus has many different names. Hyoscyamus boveanus is the source of the drug hyoscyamine (daturine).
Who is Chris Bennett and what is his research?
No conocia el sitio argarica. Gracias por tu link
O sea que encontraron en Tel Dan muralla como la que encontraron en El Argar y eso es evidencia mas que suficiente para validar la hipotesis que las murallas de El Argar y las de tel Dan estan relacionadas
Veamos la muralla de Tel Dan
Te muestro una pirca https://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pirca
Que te parece, si hago una analogia con el pensamiento cientifico de la nota de Argarica, entonces tenemos evidencia mas que suficiente que los incas eran en realidad esteparios semitas, no?
Funky, Bennett has wrote several excellent books. I have pre ordered his latest.
IF you want a deep dive in to cannabis use in ancient religion and cults he's the author for you.
His Sex,Drugs, and violence Bible book is eye opening.
I still need a copy of his first book, and Libre420.
But go on you tube and search his name he has many hours of talk on these topics.
Que en el 2% en El Agar, en el 14% en La Bastida y en el 100 % en La Almoloya de los linajes geneticos masculinos sean exclusivamente esteparios, sea un echo fuera de tu comprensión(...)
Yo broHola Montuno, buen dia
Admito el infantilismo en el lenguaje empleado y mis disculpas, a veces leo huevadas y me rayo, algunos reaccionan de un modo y otros de otro, le pasa a mas gente. Por ej tu patron Star Crash lee lo de semillas de mas de 50 anos de cannabis que germinan, se raya y no vuelve por unos dias...
Vas a encontrar esos porcentajes de restos esteparios esparcidos en muchos otros sitios arqueologicos y el paralelismo con los incas es que me resulta gracioso que vean/infieran conexiones a traves de murallas construidas en otros continentes
I see there is a language problem in the canna science on the lesson by the scholar Bennett
Mars Hydro Led
Ni hao shufu!!
I hope you can help
The chinese word for cannabis is ma
The chinese word for ephedra is the same character and it has the same sound. You can only understand what you are referrring to according to context, is this correct?
So what is happening is scholars are translating ma as cannabis instead of ephedra and the result is they are giving ganja the atributes of ephedra
Another myth is kaneh bosem from the bible which was translated by a linguist from Poland as cannabis
I understand hebrew is your mother tongue or at least you speak on mother tongue level
I would translate that word as perfume cane but never as cannabis. Any aromatic cane would fit into that I think
What would קנה בשם mean to you?
Thank you very much for help and have a nice week
Hebrew is my native language, and I consider myself fluent.
In English is a cane of perfume.
While you COULD think its cannabis, or cinamon, or whatever else is a stick that smells, the bible doesnt work this way. It requires deeper knowledge than google translate to understand. For that type of things you need a good rabbi, not just a hebrew speaker. They need to cross reference it with other writings from that era and look for an answer.
As far as I know, there are various schools on this issue, but I dont know much more.
Some people do say it is cannabis.
Theres also קטורת הסמים and סמים ובשמים which is literally drugs. Hash was common at this age, so it might be connected.
Decades of outlawing cannabis erased a lot of that knowledge.
Sorry I couldnt be more helpful
We still have the same system, but with egyptian hash. Etzba is around 5-8g, depending how much your dealer likes youHi Fonzee
Thank you very much for posting, I understand this kne bosem the same as yourself
On the other hand, you make me feel like a dinosaur so I will leave these rememberings here for future archeological research
Do younger generations know about this?
I am afraid younger generations dont know
What you see in this picture is the stuff that your country was full of during the 80s, this is lebanese hash. The 80s happened not so long ago.
In your country you could not find anything else but hash(it was also washed with heroin but that is something else, there were plenty narcomanim in that time, what about today?), real ganja/grass was a rarity, for grass the closest destination you had was to travel to Sinai. I simply could not believe when the hash was over, I thought it was going to last forever. The last of it was over during the first Gulf War
A full sack of 200 grs was called a pita, it had the same shape as a pita. You can see the shape in the left of the picture above
Hetzi pita was half sack
A reva was what you see in the picture. As its name reva says, it was a quarter of a pita= 50 grams
Hetzi reva was 25 grs
And after that you had etzvaot. An etzva was a thin slice out of the hetzi reva. Usually was half finger long. The etzva/finger could be longer or shorter according to many variables and circumstances
Man, today this is archeology, paleonthology and historical antropology. It is sad.
I miss this hash, it was very good, much better than the stuff from Holland at the same time
Have a nice evening