The Wonder of Love, Forgiveness and Progress
History has many interesting people who helped move humanity along. One such person was Christ, whether you believe Christ was the son of God or not there is one thing unquestionable about his life. Through Christ’s message humanity has become more conscious.
People were and are still willing to give up everything to keep his message of Love and Forgiveness alive. This message caused a major change in the human relationship. The potency of this message has kept humans acting in a more conscious manner towards our brothers and sisters around the world.
The path to consciousness
The path to consciousness has come with many trials and trepidations but it continues to move in the direction of spiritual awakening. Even though the many different Church’s of Christ have decreased in authority, the message of Love and Forgiveness has grown stronger through time.
Whatever your personal spiritual persuasion (even if you are an atheist) is the message is always the same, “Love and Forgiveness” as these words mend the hearts, minds and souls of humanity. All I can say is thank you, for this opportunity we humans call life. Through our will our forefathers and mothers have been able to manifest the world we presently live in.
We have all grown up with electricity, clean running water, sewer systems, clothing, medical and many other conveniences that were not available just 150 years ago. Each year technology brings us more convenient ways for us to learn, communicate and expand our awareness of ourselves and the world around us.
Now that the Mayan Calendar fiasco has come and gone, I am sure there will be more predictions of disaster. One thing I have learned about humanity is we are the greatest adapters, always learning how to overcome even the worst afflictions and challenges.
Here are a few interesting facts about history:
At its height in the 1400s, the Inca Empire’s highly sophisticated system of irrigated, terraced farm plots covered more than 2.4 million acres of land across South America.
Aboriginal Australians have one of the oldest living cultures in the world. Scientists think they’ve lived in the area for more than 40,000 years, or 2,000 generations.
By 7000 B.C.—more than 9,000 years ago—early farmers had cultivated wheat and barley in a continuous zone that stretched from western Turkey to modern Pakistan.
Corn became the world’s first genetically modified crop over 4,000 years ago. Farmers transformed it from a wild Mexican grass with edible seeds into a staple food for millions of people.
London’s sewer system, masterminded by engineer Joseph Bazalgette, opened in 1865 with 1,200 miles of tunnels beneath the city. This engineering marvel eradicated cholera and other waterborne diseases.
Maize is the world’s leading crop. Of the 45,000 products on the shelves of an average supermarket, one-third is derived from maize.
Two out of three people who contracted the bubonic plague in the 14th century died.
The first known text on the study of mathematics dates back 3,600 years. It was written by an Egyptian scribe named Ahmes.
Mayan’s were producing rubber products 3,000 years before Charles Goodyear received his patent for rubber vulcanization in 1843.
In March 1848 the non-native population of California was roughly 800. Just 20 months later, following the massive influx of settlers during the Gold Rush, it had risen to more than 100,000.
Please note: the above facts have been reproduced from the History of Mankind a History Channel series.
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