L. A. Marzulli: Native Americans Could Not Have Built Ohio Mounds; Therefore, They Are the Work of the Nephilim
Tuesday night Nephilim theorist L. A. Marzulli broadcast the latest edition of his Acceleration Radio show, and among his rightwing political commentary he paused to discuss the Great Circle Earthworks, one of the Newark Earthworks in Newark, Ohio. The earthworks are believed to have been built by the Hopewell culture in the early centuries CE. The Great Circle Earthworks are the largest of the Hopewell constructions, spanning nearly 1,200 feet in diameter and including an 8- to 13-foot-deep moat inside an earthen wall that ranges up to fourteen feet in height. At the center of the circle is the so-called Eagle Mound, where archaeologists found the remains of a wooden structure in the 1920s.
However, Marzulli doubts all of this and instead believes that the mounds were constructed shortly after Noah’s Flood by the surviving Nephilim. His argument is essentially that Native Americans weren’t smart enough to heap dirt in big piles, or to observe the stars to align said piles with the sky:
Native Americans didn’t have iron tools. They had flint. They had sticks, birchbark baskets, deer skin—I get that. And modern-day archaeologists insist that the circle mound was built one birchbark basket at a time or they used dogsleds and hauled the dirt. So they’re scratching the dirt with sticks and putting them (sic) in birchbark baskets. You go there, folks, you go to the Great Circle Mound in Newark, Ohio, and you tell me if that holds water in your mind, ’cause it can’t. It doesn’t work. It just doesn’t work. And there are other mounds—some of them have been destroyed—in the complex, and of course all this led to the Octagon Mound, at least a mile away from the Great Circle Mound. This was a very complex ceremonial site. Little—there’s been some archaeological work done on it, but certainly not exhaustive. And if I had the money to donate to it, the first thing I would do would be to say, “Look, let’s restore this site to what it looked like. Let’s bring all the trees out. Let’s tear all the trees out and make it so Raccoon Creek flows back in and we can get the moat working.” That’s what I would do. That’s what I would do. And also perhaps build the sacrificial altar on top of what is known as the Eagle Mound in the center of the circle. So, it’s very enigmatic. I would call this Post-Flood and also Nephilim architecture, Fallen Angel technology. Why? Because I don’t believe it was built by Native Americans. I really don’t. I don’t believe the site was built by Native Americans. In fact, it’s on the record that Native Americans didn’t—it was there when they got there. […] With all due respect to Native Americans, they didn’t build edifices like this. […] I have a theory that supernatural forces were at work.
Marzulli added that Joseph Riverwind, the Native American Nephilim / ancient astronaut believer, confirmed that the mound was built by Nephilim, and Marzulli said that Native Americans were incapable of building with compacted dirt that doesn’t erode over time, and he argued that the mounds are preserved by demonic magic.
Frankly, none of the implicit racism of Marzulli’s claims is shocking, but what is surprising is that he is openly advocating for restoring what his own faith tells him is a Satanic altar! Apparently his excitement about the superpowers of the Nephilim has overwhelmed his puritanical religious impulses.
Scott David Hamilton
6/1/2017 10:48:42 am
Can we discuss the most important issue here?
6/1/2017 11:22:47 am
Perhaps to let people know that, in addition to being a racist, he's also a nationalist.
7/27/2017 07:02:09 am
L.A. Marzulli is a guillible moron. But according to the dictionary definition of racism, he's not a racist. Plus he's a civic nationalist which might be chauvinistic, but is about as racist as communism.
6/1/2017 11:03:55 am
Joseph Riverwind is not American Indian and is in fact a fraud.
6/1/2017 11:50:34 am
Jingoism - extreme warlike patriotism, or a household cleaner that advertises on this idiots show.
6/1/2017 12:02:48 pm
6/1/2017 12:13:33 pm
No, no they really weren't.
6/2/2017 08:55:48 am
Hi AN -
6/1/2017 03:02:12 pm
Nice racism here, Grondine. Complete erasure of a known cultural group with tons of evidence for it, that's full-sale stuff, man.
6/2/2017 08:54:28 am
Hi V. -
Um, no one said there was a Hopewell people, rather a " Hopewell Culture". The name was coined by an archaeologist named Warren Moorehead in the 1890's. Moorehead studied the Hopewell Mound Group at that time. The Hopewell family were the owners of the property at the time and since no one knows what the people called themselves , the name was coined. While undoubtably some of their descendants became the Shawnee and Cherokee, they also in all probability formed and became part of many tribes.
6/2/2017 08:04:28 am
Therein lies the rub, Scott, and its how Marzuli's kind of nonsense comes about. Its cultural genocide following on physical genocide, all with a "scientific" basis, in order to make the current generation
6/2/2017 09:13:20 am
"since no one knows what the people called themselves"
6/2/2017 10:30:40 am
I suspect that you speak about a great many things. Aside from the fact that we have a pretty good idea of how Anglo-Saxon was pronounced because it has been taught without evolution for centuries, in addition to contemporaneous written records, I suspect we can safely edit "In other words, I can speak about the members of the Ohio Hopewell tribal confederacy the same way that British archaeologists speak about Anglo-Saxons" to add "without any significant archaeological training, knowledge, or credentials".
6/2/2017 10:52:15 am
"I suspect that you speak about a great many things."
6/2/2017 11:51:03 am
You always keep'um heap classy Chief!
E. P. Grondine
6/2/2017 03:40:42 pm
I can sink to your level if I have to, IA.
6/2/2017 04:22:29 pm
I'm always a bit leery of people who feel the need to tell you how wonderful they are. NTTAWWT
6/2/2017 05:23:23 pm
"My brother-in-law was an Egyptologist" IS NOT PART OF YOUR MF'ING CS'ING C.V.!
6/2/2017 05:41:10 pm
He provided me with pretty good introduction to archaeology, IA
6/2/2017 05:47:03 pm
6/3/2017 12:37:32 pm
To be brutally honest, that was an interesting and well written article.
6/4/2017 10:54:12 am
"To be brutally honest, that was an interesting and well written article."
6/4/2017 12:30:45 pm
Apology??? Fuck you, in the nicest possible way.
6/4/2017 12:37:00 pm
Back to IA then...
6/6/2017 09:13:32 am
Hi IA -
6/6/2017 04:54:14 pm
"As far as my mother, grandmother, and great grandmother go,
6/1/2017 12:34:55 pm
Only Rigellians pile up dirt like that.
6/1/2017 12:37:21 pm
Another man with hands as soft as a baby's ass deciding what humans can and can't do with simple tools and physical labor.
6/1/2017 12:38:30 pm
Yikes ! He thinks diverting a creek into and flooding a site made out of dirt would be a good idea ?
6/1/2017 12:52:15 pm
I have to wonder why these batch of Nephilim would pretty much just stack dirt to make their structures when their brethren around the world were making megalithic structures. Guess these guys didn't get the same memo?
6/1/2017 12:54:45 pm
They were probably high on Jingos !
6/3/2017 01:41:34 am
oh my god... best comment ever!
6/1/2017 12:59:45 pm
I think that lots of people seriously underestimate what can be done with simple tools and technology as long as there is sufficient muscle power and patience and some practical ingenuity that are all combined in one place. Using stone tools and baskets, Native Americans cleared large areas of forest for cultivation, so I see no reason why they can't have built large, well-designed mounds once there was a complex society wi large numbers of people living close together.
6/1/2017 03:13:27 pm
Yeah, no kidding; modern people don't seem to grasp that all of our complicated devices literally can be boiled down to the same six simple machines of physics in varying combinations. You can do almost anything with simple tools and more people that you can with modern machinery.
6/1/2017 03:24:46 pm
Its not modern people, it's people who don't get their hands dirty. White collar thinking about a blue collar problem.
6/1/2017 04:41:27 pm
Over at Andy White's site there is a series of posts about his recent archaeological field school - basically people "scratching the dirt with sticks and putting < it > in birchbark baskets" (more or less). They were able to create some impressive holes in the ground. Imagine what they could have accomplished if they hadn't stopped every quarter of an inch to photograph and plot what they found.
6/2/2017 03:44:04 pm
Hi UR -
6/3/2017 09:57:25 am
Is your Indian name "Misses Point"?
6/1/2017 02:16:11 pm
Thanks to Marzulli, I learned that every child that has sat on a beach, armed with a little plastic shovel and pail, was incapable of piling wet sand into a crude facsimile of a castle. The same applies to the moat around that castle. Such complex feats of engineering are only possible through the Nephilim.
6/1/2017 11:22:52 pm
On the plus side: it's not fighting for space and oxygen and has grown to Nephilim size.
6/2/2017 12:23:12 pm
"Coincidentally, I have also learned Marzulli has only one brain cell, and it is fighting for dominance."
6/1/2017 02:20:17 pm
"They had sticks, birchbark baskets, deer skin"
6/1/2017 03:21:51 pm
Don't underestimate the power of a dirt-spear, also known as a "digging stick." A good digging stick is about an inch to an inch and a half in diameter, sharpened on one end, and fire-hardened at the tip, in my experience. It's a short heavy spear, essentially. And that's only the most basic model, used when traipsing through the woods looking for shit to collect. It being a nice simple lever, with a wedge carved on the front for added prying capability, you can actually be REALLY efficient with one of those bad boys.
6/1/2017 03:42:18 pm
I think you may have grasped the wrong end of the stick there ...
6/2/2017 02:55:52 pm
I think it is possible that some earthworks were made by people that wanted others to believe that other eastern cultures had visited North America long ago. There are in fact some faith based movements that espouse this. This would only include a few examples. Almost all of them were constructed by Native Americans. There are too many examples of settlers and other groups intentionally leaving false narratives and cultural material behind to support their views. Newark is a perfect example with the "mithraic" figurine found in a burial there. It would not be difficult for later people to construct a portion of an already existing Native site to suit their views.
6/2/2017 10:24:23 pm
I am a left wing nutjob. Go Hillary!
6/5/2017 02:50:42 am
*rips off cheap rubber mask*
6/2/2017 10:28:36 pm
I went Emerald Mound in Mississippi. Very Impressive. There are alot of similar mounds all over Mississippi.
6/5/2017 03:38:03 am
I went to my garden. There are a lot of mounds all over it. All built by moles. Got a lot of respect for moles.
1/21/2019 09:56:53 pm
L.A. is not racist; that word is greatly misused. We are one race, human, created by God. They are another race, Nephilim; the offspring of the Fallen Angels & human women (Ezekiel 32:27). The mounds mentioned in Ohio as well as several others in North America in fact are from/built by the Nephilim/Giants. I recommend you watch the YouTube videos &/or read the book “America B.C.” (Before Columbus) by Barry Fell*. There have been plenty of researchers/archeologists whom have proven that Giants existed (UK, Peru, Ireland, No America, etc.).
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