I've been hard at work creating another new, free eBook for you to download. This one is Ancient Atom Bombs: Fact, Fraud, and the Myth of Prehistoric Nuclear Warfare. This 25-page eBook builds on the most popular article on my Lost Civilizations Uncovered website, "Ancient Atom Bombs?", to explore the ways alternative authors misuse ancient mythology to create misleading and sometimes outright false claims about nuclear war in prehistory. Substantive new content critically examines the use of the Mahabharata in alternative works--which, let me tell you is no easy task. That Indian epic is 1.8 million words long, and alternative authors don't provide citations of books and chapters for their fancifully mistranslated quotations. But I did it. I went through the whole mess and found the exact quotes to show exactly how ancient myth has been systematically altered to prove something that never was. Download and enjoy!
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