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Interview with Robert Schoch, Author of Forgotten Civilization - February 23, 2013

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Forgotten Civilization is the latest work by Robert Schoch, Ph. D. We spend this show, which actually goes foAr almost 90 minutes primarily discussing the themes and ideas present in this impressive new work of his. This conversation could have gone on for much longer, as the wealth of information in this book is just phenomenal. What we do discuss includes;
  • How Robert got involved in this field.
  • His response to the antagonism shown him after his research on the age of the sphinx was released.
  • Gobekli Tepe, and how that ancient site opens up our pre-history.
  • The Easter Island RongoRongo Script.
  • The possible role of the sun in ending the last ice age.
  • Underground cities, legends, and radioactive ruins.
  • The importance of research in this field.
  • Vitrified forts.
  • The role of politics in mainstream science.
  • The subtlety of psychic research.
  • and much, much more.
You can find Robert's website at Click on the banner below to check out his upcoming tour in Turkey, which he also details in the interview. 



Interview with Robert Schoch, author of Forgotten Civilization - June 1, 2013

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Robert Schoch returns to the show to talk about Easter Island and Alternative Science. Aside from being a Geologist and pursuing alternative archaeology  Dr. Schoch has also authored a book on the Paranormal. We will be discussing this, as well as cutting edge findings in science that may take us in a whole new direction in the future.

Robert is the Geologist who re-dated the Sphinx to a much earlier date back in the early 90's, and since then, he has been following that trail along the path of a lost civilization. Schoch is a scientist that is not afraid to follow the evidence where it leads. On this special 2 hour edition of Where Did the Road Go?, we discuss...
  • Easter Island and it's many mysteries
  • Do all statues on Easter Island have bodies?
  • Mu and Lemuria
  • Gobekli Tepe and other sites in Turkey
  • Celestial Alignments
  • Underground Cities
  • How old could Gobekli Tepe be?
  • New discoveries on the site.
  • Cycles of Time.
  • Cutting Edge Science
  • Quantum Entangled Diamonds
  • Water and what it can do.
  • ELF Waves
  • Acoustic Properties
  • Egypt and how old the Pyramids may be.
  • The Yonaguni Monument
  • Giants
  • The Bosnian Pyramid
and of course, much more...
We also had Robert on the show back in February (which you can check out in the Archive) and we talked about Gobekli Tepe, his experiences with other scientists and egyptologists, and evidence of solar outbursts in our distant past. He also has a tour coming up in Turkey, which includes Gobekli Tepe, in June. You can also find my review of his most recent book here.


Forgotten Civilization: The Role of Solar Outbursts in Our Past and Future by Robert Schoch (2012)

Forgotten Civilization: The Role of Solar Outbursts in Our Past and Future is the latest work by Robert Schoch. Schoch is famous for proving greater antiquity of the Sphinx back in the 90's, and although his conclusions are not accepted by mainstream archaeologists, he is supported by other geologists almost 100%. This book brings a lot of things together, for one he tells the story of his work on the Sphinx, and the backlash that his legitimate and proven conclusions caused for him. One of the arguments he heard against the greater age of the Sphinx (5000+ and probably over 10,000 years old) is that there are no advanced cultures at such an early date in our history who could have built such a structure. Well, enter Gobekli Tepe, a recently discovered site in Turkey, dated 10,000 to 12,000 years old, and the dating is undisputed by mainstream scientists. Schoch explores this very ancient site, and what it may ultimately mean. He also explores the deep mysteries of Easter Island and a possible deciphering of the Rongorongo script that has never been satisfactorily decoded.

Then he changes gears and moves out to our Sun, and the way solar outbursts may have affected our past, and how they could affect our future. He lays out the evidence for a solar outburst so powerful that it may have ended the ice age, and the culture that may have thrived at that time. He expands on what we currently know, what damage smaller outbursts have done to our modern world, and what a bigger one is capable of.

In the end, he explores the problems with modern science, and new research that may eventually overturn the dominant paradigm in many fields. He talks of the evidence of psychic abilities, the power of water, problems with current dating methods and their connections to solar cycles, and much more. It is a very enlightening read, even for someone up on the latest discoveries.

Robert writes in a very complete, and easy to read maner. I found that many times, what he was talking about would bring something to mind, and I would wonder if he is aware of it, often to find him addressing that very question in the following paragraphs. All of his sources are notated, and there is an extensive bibliography. The book itself seems to be a very interesting connection point of Robert's previous work, drawing together geology, archaeology, science, and very cutting edge ideas. Schoch's personality also comes through beautifully in his writing. It is very personal, while maintaining it's scientific integrity.

If you are interested in our distant past, and whether an advanced civilization once existed that was wiped from our memory, then this is a must read. And it is something that should interest you, because if it happened to them, it could happen to us. As safe in our modern world as we may feel, the sun could tear it all away from us in an instant, and we would be back to the caves. Perhaps literally. Knowing what happened at the end of the last ice age may better allow us to prepare for our long term survival.


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