“There were till then left the race of giants, who had bodies so large, and countenances so entirely different from other men, that they were surprising to the sight, and terrible to the hearing. The bones of these men are still shown to this very day, unlike to any credible relations of other men.”
- Flavius Josephus, 93 AD
Over the span of two centuries countless newspaper reports, county histories, diaries, and scientific journals relentlessly documented the existence of an ancient race of giants in the Americas. Gigantic skeletons ranging from 7 feet up to an astounding 15 feet tall, were reported to be found in prehistoric mounds, hewn stone burial chambers, geomantic earthworks, and ancient scenes of apocalypse.
A suspicious number of lame internet hoaxes becloud this historical record. For some reason, Google’s highly curated search results are filled with “fact checks” on such pranks. Even “serious” debunking attempts focus solely on the copious stacks of old newspaper articles, zeroing in on the most dubious cases while strategically avoiding the most credible. “Sensationalist journalism”, “filler articles” and other ready made phrases are applied. The position of your average debunker is that most newspapers fabricated a good part of their content… in the past.
The argument of these “skeptics” contains its own catastrophe. It sails mightily forth and suddenly capsizes, whimsical guts spilling into the sea. These flotsam are not the gears of logic, but the motor of a dildo. The shipwrights themselves are stuffed with straw, button-eyed and pull-stringed, they assemble their rhetoric with canned phrases to a tinny laugh track. History itself is often established by what is reported in the newspapers, especially “the paper of record”, the New York Times. So when exactly did the New York Times stop making up stories? What percentage of the past 150 years is a feverish burlesque scribbled out by some hack journo with a deadline? These questions are never addressed
The implied proposition is that the newspapers gaslighted the American public about the existence of giants for 200 years with an endless stream of detailed articles corroborated by multiple publications— because they needed to fill the variety section. If the manufacture of history can be tampered with in this way, we must be far more discerning. If it is indeed possible that the entire newspaper industry confabulated about the existence of giants for centuries, then it is possible that they have been lying for a single century about their non-existence
The conceit of course is that newspapers have become more trustworthy due to “professionalization”. It takes about 30 minutes of research to find that the “professionalization” of the newspaper industry was a cynical marketing campaign, there is no such thing as “objective” reporting. The cosmetics and fashion industries underwent the same process of legitimation, to equally absurd results. Of course, everyone knows this— the only reason people “believe” in objective reporting is because of our fetishized expert class.
It is with the aide of goetic fetishes such as “radio carbon dating”—which is ignored whenever it clashes with their parafictions, such as in the case of Valsequillo Reservoir—archaeologists have dazzled the minds of the public for the last century. With overwhelmingly vast quantities of time, ereipia, reduced to mere data and injected into the brains of idiots, archaeologists presume to erect a monopoly over scientific violence.
The Smithsonian involvement in the World’s Fairs and Expos—assisting in their function as virtual/augmented environments for mass entrainment of new cultural norms—finally began to gain momentum as a result of their efforts in the Centennial International Exhibition Corporation of 1876. It was then that a great centralization effort began, overwriting the narrative of generations of settlers, collectors and antiquarians. Ironically, the destructive practices of these well-meaning enthusiasts would aide the Smithsonian in their efforts to graffiti the last relics of terra incognita. However, much of the blame for the destruction rest with the relic hunters which were incentivized, or at least heavily exacerbated, by the Smithsonian syndicate—
“I think we should ransack the cliff-houses as soon as possible before others carry off
everything and secure some of the dried mummies, some of the dressed stone of the walls, stone door clubs, sections of the cedar beams of the buildings showing work of stone axes besides all other relics found. From the mounds fine collections of pottery, skeletons, stone implements & c. could be secured. In fact I should scour the country in all directions for 40 or 50 miles. If Chicago would furnish the money I do not think it impossible to take down a cliff house and rebuild it in that city.”
—Conrad Viets, a relic hunter in Southwestern Colorado, responding to an inquiry from Frederic Ward Putnam, curator at the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology at Harvard (part of the Smithsonian’s centralization network) and head of the Department of Ethnology at the upcoming World’s Columbian Exposition (Snead, 2004)
Even with the backing of a network of newly formed organizations such as the Bureau of Ethnology and the Peabody Museum, the influence of the Smithsonian mafia only spread so far. Around the turn of the century, a constant stream of reports of giant skeletal remains began pouring out of Mexico.
200 Giant Skeletons found in Mexico. Verified in multiple publications, including the NY Times. "the total length to be 8 feet 11 inches" "a race of giants who antedate the Aztecs"
"Bones of 10 foot giants unearthed. Gold prospectors report discovery in the large burial mounds"
Los Angeles Herald of February 3, 1909, reports a finding southeast of the City of Mexico. "The discovery was effected by a peon, who unearthed the skeleton, which measured about 15 feet in height."
Skeletons of 10 to 12 feet found by an engineer seeking shelter in a cave. Footprints found in the clay were measured to be 18 inches.
Such reports of giants being found in Mexico were ongoing from the turn of the century until they were finally addressed by a respected archeologist around 1930. These finds were mostly incidents of American mining concerns uncovering burial sites. The Smithsonian had done its job so well in the United States that it took nearly 3 decades for a representative of academia to respond.
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