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Many questions are answered in this book, but some we just have to answer for ourselves. I have read Chalice more caoiz 5 times, have been in book studies on it and led them as well. Originally they were nomads who had no agricultural skills to speak of. Many people have examined the problems of humanity as an inevitable outcome of riame innate aggression and territoriality. A lot of the coverage of the more recent history I didn’t really agree with.

Eisler urges us to give up the old ways of aggressive ranking and warfare, and create a new world in which we find solutions that work to build communities, create prosperity, and improve the quality of life for our entire human family.

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Eisler sees the main theme throughout history as “the struggle between so-called feminine and masculine values” All this got turned on it’s head. Starting about 10, years ago, and continuing for a period of about 30 centuries, widespread European, Mediterranean, and Mesopotamian peaceful communities of settled humans, revering goddesses of fertility, flourished.

I dived into the debate that has, and is going on online, and I haven’t yet read Gimbutas’s work. We will burn incense to the Queen of Heaven and will pour out drink offerings to her just as we and our ancestors, our kings and our officials did in the towns of Judah and in the streets of Jerusalem.

After reading the chapters that came before, you realize how amazing it is that he spoke the way he did in the time and society that he did. This book inspired me and I want to read more about all this and more. She also seems to have not received the memo that says: Which made me realize why I also have trouble believing her claims about a women-oriented peaceful society.


If they do it’s a profound book, not to be forgotten. Wandering over the width and breadth of this disintegrating world, masses of refugees were everywhere fleeing their homelands, desperately searching for a haven, for a safe place to go. Our history clearly how the forces of war, colonialism, nationalism and greed have shaped the world as we know it.

She can be contacted at center partnershipway. These early civilizations invented principles of food growing, containers, pottery, clothing fibers, construction techniques, leather work, and later, metal technologies in silver, gold, brass, and bronze. Andocracy is male dominated system of ranking people through coercion of violence.

In those times heri During the Neolithic times our world was a much different place. This book risler poorly written, Ms. To hear about the research and archaeological work on these sites, the fact that they had paved roads, irrigation systems, drainage systems, and probably lived in better and cleaner cities than some people in third and fourth world countries today can boast of, eight thousand years before the birth of Christ was absolutely stunning to read about.

I picked it up and was immediately engrossed. This is asserted in light of the revelation that an overwhelming assortment of female-figurine artifacts comprises the inventory of European archeological finds.

The beginning was fascinating to read about, to hear about these societies that practiced worship of a female goddess that were run by a semi-democratic government with women making up the majority of diane leadership. Sep 17, Laura rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: The warlike Indo-Europeans took over practically all of Europe and abolished the Gilany life style in favor of Andocracy.

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But it’s always welcome to hear evidence that human history hasn’t just been a straight line of organized violence from the African savannah to Pax Americana. Open Preview See a Problem? I think this book is a new paradigm.

Her ideas about a gylanic society based on linking rather than t are excellent and should be pursued. The Chalice and the Blade is a book divided into two basic parts.

The Chalice and the Blade: Our History, Our Future (Updated With a New Epilogue)

Such evidences as she does adduce for her hypothesis are both very tendentiously selective and interpretatively dubious in every instance where I have some expertise–such as regards supposed “gnostic gospels. These cultures showed a surprising equality between the sexes, as well as a lack of hierarchy.


Even worse, many of the “Snake Goddess” statues and other artifacts from Crete were either forgeries or tampered with during restoration. So, I give this book 5 stars even though I know well the controversy about Gimbutas’s work, Eisler based her prehistoric analysis on.

Three stars because it was a pretty interesting read, and she covers, well, all of human history. But, I have read Joseph Cambell’s primitive mythology, and it seems few things are evident: A good solid study of how we became the way we are.

We had to write a story in which Carl Sagan’s Pioneer plaque see it at http: These days we even have science to back up that altruism benefits the human mental and physical health AND the society. Jesus Christ was actually one of the first recorded, and definitely the loudest, speaker for the support of love and equality of all people.

Still, it’s worth the risk. Well they were wrong the statues were used to worship the Goddess. These and more are answered and the answers make this book worth the read in my opinion. Jul 28, Steve Cran rated eilser it was amazing. This author is not anti-religion, just anti-hate. The power elite takes all the privilege for themselves. This avenue directs all resources, powers and intent toward progress through supportive connection.

And when the cover of your book has a quote that says “The most important book since Darwin’s “Origin of Species,” I really expect the author to deliver.

Eisler directs our attention to the least advertised stages cakiz societal evolution, those of relative peace and prosperity, in which nothing strident rises up to catch the eye – and lw we fail, rather consistently, to recognize as eras of manifest a ” And this I attribute, in large part, to a single exercise done for a class I took on Philosophy and Science Fiction: We need another vision for the pessimistic ‘ humans are just greedy bastards by nature and that’s it’.

There is no consensus as to what the figures represented, but the claims reiterated by Eisler are just about the least likely explanation. Quotes from The Chalice and t