Did you know that Edgar Cayce didn’t just opine on Atlantis, ancient high technology, and the Hall of Records under the Sphinx when he talked about ancient history? Cayce also had some things to say about American prehistory, which he saw as a diffusionist stew of Atlanteans, Hebrews, Inca (!), and Giants. Yes, giants. Let’s take a look at a couple of Cayce’s readings regarding the prehistory of the United States.
First up is reading 1286-1, a psychic reading conducted for a model who wanted to know about her past lives. Cayce determined that the sitter, whom he calls “the entity,” was once a priestess in prehistoric Ohio:
...Before that we find the entity was in the land of the present nativity, during those periods when there were the spreadings of those teachings that had come from the lands from which those peoples came that were known as the Lost Tribes, as well as from Atlantis, Yucatan, the Inca, and the land of On [?]. [Og?]
For Cayce, the Mound Builders were a distinct ancient culture with ties to Israel, Atlantis, and Mu (reading 5750-1)—despite the fact that Mu had only been invented in 1926 from leftover parts of the literature of Atlantis and Lemuria! In his view, which recycles material from nineteenth century Mound Builder myths (which also assigned spurious antiquity to the Inca), a group of Atlanteans settled in the Yucatan, but their offspring moved northward, becoming the Mound Builders. This attempt to connect the so-called Mound Builders (in reality a large number of cultures spread across time and space) to Mexico was a popular theme in nineteenth century popular history, particularly because many at the time believed the high cultures of Mexico to have originated with Europeans, Phoenicians, or, yes, Atlanteans. There is a grain of truth in that there is a cultural continuum across North America and some tenuous connections to Mexico, but no direct evidence of a Mexican origin for the mounds. Stacking dirt in large piles doesn’t require an outside inspiration.
Greg Little, a supporter of Edgar Cayce and the author of a book on Cayce and the Mounds, claims that some American mound sites “mimic the layout of the Center City of Atlantis.” Since the only description Plato gave is that Atlantis was arranged in concentric rings of land and water, I can’t see how this is possible.
Anyway, you wanted to know about the giants! Well, Cayce wasn’t content merely to have America filled with Inca, Atlanteans, Muvians, and Lost Tribes of Israel. He added something else. He went on to describe his vision of prehistoric southern Florida, a land he claimed was inhabited by Mexican-Atlanteans and the Norse, as well as one more group: “The entity’s sojourns then were with those of a race of unusual height, unusual proportions to what might be termed in the present. For they were then the lords of the land…” (Reading 1298-1).
Sadly, this exciting development isn’t quite the lost race of Nephilim Mound Builders fringe historians were looking for. I think Cayce was obliquely referring to the so-called giants that attacked Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca in 1528, a standard account of “giants” well-known in the Mound Builder literature: “They go naked, are large of body, and appear at a distance like giants,” the conquistador wrote (source).
Cayce, however, was happy to identify the Biblical Nephilim with some of the inhabitants of Atlantis, which Ignatius Donnelly had already declared the “antediluvian world” of the book of Genesis:
These took on many sizes as to stature, from that as may be called the midget to the giants—for there were Giants in the earth in those days, men as tall as (what would be termed today) ten to twelve feet in stature, and in proportion—well proportioned throughout. The ones that became the most useful were those as would be classified (or called in the present) as the ideal stature, that was of both male and female (as those separations had been begun); and the most ideal (as would be called) was Adam, who was in that period when he (Adam) appeared as FIVE-IN-ONE—See? (reading 364-11)
The echo of Genesis 6:4 in Cayce’s aside pretty much explains where his ideas came from, though the late addition of Adam to a world filled with other races is straight out of Helena Blavatsky’s discussion of Adam’s origin in the Secret Doctrine, where she, too, emphasized the separation of a hermaphroditic elder race to create the Aryans.
10/25/2015 11:12:26 am
Having participated in a couple digs in southern Florida, I wonder where all the Norse settlements are.
10/25/2015 05:50:32 pm
And the Mexican-Atlanteans, and the giants...
10/26/2015 11:21:54 pm
Once the Norse settlements were discovered, the Smithsonian sent a larde contingent of masonic "Secret Keepers" to retrive all, yes all articrafts. They considered so dangerous, (they included some holy bloodline related items) they took them and placed them in Warehouse 13.
10/25/2015 11:40:20 am
Funny how, when people get a reading of their "past lives", they are almost always Princesses or great rulers or Kings or Warriors or Ninjas or whatever and never galley slaves, or sheep hearders or day laborers.
10/25/2015 01:34:00 pm
I was just wondering the same thing. I believe the common folk are in fact at the peak of the reincarnation cycle, and learn their lessons and move on to the next level, become one with the cosmos, etc. Where as the important people are in fact the dunderheads who have to go back and do it again.
An Over-Educated Grunt
10/25/2015 02:21:01 pm
There is in fact some theological support for that in some reincarnating religions; off the top of my head, there was a school of thought that samurai, because of the inherent temptations, pride, and dirty deeds of being the military and law-enforcement class, were doomed to reincarnation as samurai.
10/25/2015 03:58:26 pm
And also there were Freemasons that believed in Reincarnation.
10/25/2015 05:04:24 pm
Doomed to reincarnation as clowns. Or conspiracy trolls. Six of one...
10/25/2015 05:07:01 pm
Oh no, I've just been reading some stuff linking samurai to Freemasonry.
10/25/2015 05:30:28 pm
Oh, no! I meant doomed to reincarnation as insipid clowns.
10/25/2015 05:32:17 pm
Oh no ! Let's all develop phobias about Freemasonry !
10/25/2015 05:48:34 pm
Dull witted, insipid clowns. Yawn...
10/25/2015 05:51:53 pm
Phobia about Freemasonry.
10/25/2015 07:16:27 pm
10/26/2015 02:54:49 am
Yawn at you
10/26/2015 03:20:58 am
Dull witted, anal-retentive, insipid clowns. Yawn...
10/25/2015 06:23:26 pm
I've often wondered if someone alive today was once the Asp the bit Cleopatra. They could really say that they made an asp of themselves.
10/25/2015 07:21:14 pm
I was an executioner. . .then a nun.
8/9/2018 02:53:56 pm
According to Expert in regressionsanalyse This is not not what they have found in thousands of regressions.
10/25/2015 12:39:01 pm
Was Blavatsky's hermaphrodite elder race also of gigantic stature or was that Casey's addition?
10/25/2015 12:43:12 pm
Arrg. ..should be hermaphroditic...
10/25/2015 01:02:51 pm
"There the entity was a priestess of those peoples that were a part of the experiences there of those peoples."
An Over-Educated Grunt
10/25/2015 05:50:50 pm
Speaking of reincarnation, apparently Cayce came back as the Amazing Criswell. "Future events such as these...
10/25/2015 08:01:42 pm
Actually, according to a book he wrote with Wynn Free (yeah, names...) David Wilcock is Cayce's reincarnation.
10/25/2015 09:11:30 pm
Clint Knapp :
10/26/2015 09:31:42 am
It's not one of his most promoted subjects, so it'd be easy to overlook. I'd only heard of it a couple years ago in a Wynn Free interview on Coast to Coast AM.
10/27/2015 09:05:53 am
Wasn't Criswell in the movie Plan Nine From Outer Space? If so it figures that Cayce would be involved in some fashion.
10/25/2015 08:50:01 pm
"By the way, the first paragraph before the last block quote says "Casey" instead of "Cayce". "
10/25/2015 05:59:03 pm
Given all the inhabitants of North America in Cayce's visions, and all the pre-Columbian Europeans, Chinese, Africans and Arabs, when did the Native Americans find time and space to settle the land? Why is their cultural history so prevalent compared to their alleged competition?
10/25/2015 06:03:11 pm
Cayce must have been a genius, because you hate academia.
10/25/2015 06:09:17 pm
Pigskin 621 AD:
10/26/2015 02:53:09 am
10/26/2015 03:10:09 am
10/26/2015 08:42:27 am
I'm sure you're prepared to rail against me some more. Do continue. It's a slow day and I could use the entertainment.
10/25/2015 06:58:53 pm
Most people would see the point you made (and get the sarcasm), but the people who start out as "alternative theorists " eventually have to slide into a conspiracy mindset to "prove " their theories.
10/25/2015 09:17:30 pm
10/26/2015 02:50:10 am
You are another idiot. I provide historical references. Academics have written books about Freemasonry, Direct your ignorance at the academics,
10/26/2015 02:59:27 am
>>>The knowledge they possess is being supressed or ignored by the bad guys who hold to orthodox views. I think all of them end up as conspiracy theory types in the end, even though they deny and hate the label.<<<<
10/26/2015 03:01:53 am
This is pure unadulterated ignorance and rubbish from Uncle Ron:
10/26/2015 01:25:26 pm
10/26/2015 11:38:51 am
@Pam and Uncle Ron
The troll Krampus
10/26/2015 01:15:09 pm
Mentioning Einstein reminded me of this conspiracy where Einstein plagiarized other physicists to form his theories. http://www.bibliotecapleyades.net/esp_einstein.htm
10/26/2015 01:25:27 pm
Only Me -
10/26/2015 02:10:38 pm
An Over-Educated Grunt
10/26/2015 02:19:44 pm
Nothing profound here, mostly me venting frustration over recent nonsense around here. One of the problems with deep history and borderline prehistory is that absolute, certain proof is near-impossible; the best that can be managed is "proof enough," by things like relative dating, stratigraphy, and a bevy of tests that can give answers precise enough to a couple centuries, but are difficult to understand for the lay observer. This lends the subject to a combination of painting it with the brush of false uncertainty - two hundred years at the remove of several thousand, using a necessarily small sample size because many of the tests are destructive, is remarkably precise, but fringe workers will claim uncertainty out of it - and argument out of ignorance - I spent three months learning about radiocarbon and luminosity tests, and I know that I know very little about the subject, so I can expect even less knowledge out of the average person, and you don't trust what you don't know. Instead, they build spun-sugar castles that, as you said, sound good, but don't have any bearing on reality.
10/26/2015 02:51:33 am
10/26/2015 09:35:41 am
Weren't the Freemasons a union started to protect skilled masons?
10/26/2015 08:30:09 am
Okay, most of the posters here are either playing games or they are ignorant. That's established fact.
10/26/2015 08:40:53 am
Poison Clan rocks the world!
An Over-Educated Grunt
10/26/2015 09:23:53 am
However, Hodor is well attested from at least the late 1990s. This is established fact, not opinion.
10/26/2015 05:42:32 pm
1. Not one of the links you give contains ANYTHING to do with the Freemasons; I checked.
The troll Krampus
10/26/2015 06:20:08 pm
A solipsist! LOL Then you should probably kill yourself and end your/our existence. I mean with all the wars, child rape, woman rape, bestiality, liars, murderers, frauds, ect. you would be doing yourself a favor.
10/26/2015 11:35:34 am
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