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A few loose ends.
In the first 2 books so much intrigue was made of Pepio and his struggles. His forced transition from young Paige to Warrior, from boy to man. He became somewhat the protagonist in his own right. Yet in this book, it felt like Graham strung him along out of sheer continuation, with only minor character development. It was still an enjoyable listen, but I was left with wanting more. The battle descriptions in the end felt far-fetched and overall I hope this is not the last book in the series.
A compelling perspective on Ancient History
Graham Hancocks - for all of his critiscism - has really done his homework on this one. While the prepositions made by Hancock call for a complete revision in the time line of human civilization, there really is a plethora of evidence to support it. If his hypothesis of the interconnectedness of all of these ancient sites holds no truth, there still seems to have been a catastrophy that set humanity back. I've always been perplexed by ancient megalithic sites, especially about how later additions always fell short in complexity and grandeur to the stone work that preceded them. It's a grave concern that the academic community have labelled his work as pseudoscientific. How can it be that cultures all over the world once held great knowledge of building and then lost it around the same time? I hope his work succeeds in sparking the interest of the next generation of archeologists to further explore his ideas and come to a truth.
Basic & common sensical
While there were some interesting methods to keep yourself accountable to changes, I was surprised to find that the majority of the advice is what I'd consider common knowledge. I suppose I may have done a lot of the work already in my life. There was not much in terms of a nuanced approach. To summarise this book in a sentence, 'start small, write down your progress, keep yourself accountable by telling others of your endevours' - there just isn't much more to it if you already know the basics.
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It left me revaluating my limits and setting goals that were inline with what I truly considered my full potential.