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  1. My Effort to Learn the History of an Austro-Hungarian Imperial Envelope Seal Stamp

    09.21 / 13:42 jasoncolavito.com Jasoncolavito.com - Technology
    ​So, you will remember Jason Reza Jorjani, the so-called alt-right “intellectual” who loudly pretended not to support Nazism. I read his book, Prometheus and Atlas, and identified not just fringe history themes (including ancient astronaut claims) but an underlying pattern of Nazi and Nazi-adjacent material in it. Now, the New York Times reports on a Swedish student’s encounter with Jorjani when he thought no one was looking. The Swedish student went undercover as a membe [...]…
  2. The 1911 Controversy Over Whether a "White" Atlantis Civilized Black Africans

    09.14 / 14:23 jasoncolavito.com Jasoncolavito.com - Technology
    ​Today I thought I would share some historical material about a controversy that blew up over Atlantis in 1911. Regular readers will remember that a New York newspaper published a hoax in 1912 claiming that Heinrich Schliemann’s descendant had uncovered a trail of clues leading to Atlantis. One reason that the hoax seemed superficially convincing is that the previous year the New York Times had published a serious article announcing that another German, Leo Frobenius, had indeed disc …