Graham Hancock – America Before: The Key to Earth’s Lost Civilization
Graham Hancock is a British journalist and author of the best-selling books “The Sign and the Seal”, “Fingerprints of the Gods”, the “War God” series, “Supernatural”, and his most recent book America Before: The Key to Earth’s Lost Civilisation.
He specialises in unconventional theories involving ancient civilisations, stone monuments and megaliths, astrological data from the past, and altered states of consciousness.
His books have sold more than five million copies worldwide and have been translated into 27 languages.
03:14 Brian’s thoughts on the episode.
05:28 Brian’s introduction.
06:22 Unexpected health issues with lessons learned.
09:49 How Graham researched and wrote his latest book, America Before.
15:02 Early near-death experience influenced him.
16:03 Scientific discoveries validate his hypothesis, but there is ideological war over our past.
30:50 America is so interesting as it is rich in resources and yet was supposed to have limited pre-history.
34:35 America was central to the cataclysmic event that took place across the world.
42:38 What that cataclysm did to civilization.
48:33 Reaction to his opinion that 130,000 years ago people were cleverer than those in the 18th Century.
50:51 Amazon rain forest earthwork findings all need to be explained for which DNA may prove helpful.
55:55 How Graham keeps up to date with new findings in this field.
58:10 These new structures challenge not only the scientific community but the political community too.
1:03:35 We truly are all one family, incredibly blessed to be living on this beautiful planet deserving our care.
1:06:34 We must learn from the past, yet despite more information available, the number of wars increases.
1:08:16 How Graham thinks Americans will react to his new book.
1:09;41 Why he says any presidential candidates should participate in 12 Ayahuasca ceremonies.
1:13:22 Graham’s own history with Ayahuasca.
1:19:02 He thinks the war on drugs is a conspiracy, giving his views on some drug legalisation in America.
1:24:27 What he learned from his recent Ayahuasca ceremony.
1:28:05 What he hopes to achieve in the next 5-10 years.
1:30:38 Graham’s ego.
1:31:36 His daily habits.
1:36:29 Graham’s super power.
1:37:58 What keeps him awake at night.
1:39:59 How the 49 years old Graham differed to his 69 years old self.
1:43:37 Society will change with our greater understanding of the past.
1:44:23 Success secrets.
1:45:08 Best advice ever received.
1:46:08 Advice to the young person watching.
1:47:29 Big promotional tour for America Before.
1:48:41 Brian is summing up.
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