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p1: Caligastia etymology: The one whose (capital “C,” specific) darkness (calig-) entirely (as) turns him into a non-person (-tia, normally used for impersonal names, instead of –ia, which would normally be used for a personal name). From Latin caliginosus “misty,” from caliginem (nom. caligo) “mistiness, darkness, fog, gloom.”Caligula was a Roman Emperor who succeeded Tiberius and whose uncontrolled passions resulted in manifest insanity; noted for his cruelty and tyranny; was assassinated.
By Chris Halvorson: “the one who is (-tia) entirely (as) darkenss (calig-) and no longer personal.”
Section 1: The Cradle of Civilization
Section 2: The Tools of Civilization
For the UBtheNEWS “Research page” on Dog Domestication: click here.
For a 2016 article on dog domestication with links to a number of related studies: click here.
p9: Andon etymology: The one who (A) is the first and original (an) human leader (don). Andon was the first male human being.
By Chris Halvorson: “the first (an) true human man (don).”
alchemy to chemistry See Marjorie Ray’s presentation on water at the 2016 Scientific Symposium held at Urantia Foundation. Watch a video showing the peculiar relationship that your editor has to ice spikes or Halbertcicles, as I like to call them. Here’s one I call “The Spherical Cube”:
p19: Wikipedia page: Xianren Cave is a small archaeological site located in Dayuan Village (大源乡), Wannian County in the Jiangxi province, China and a location of historically important discoveries of prehistoric pottery shards and it bears evidence of early rice cultivation. The site’s name refers to the legendary Chinese enlightened people, the Xian “immortals”. The cave is 7 m (23.0 ft) high, 11 m (36.1 ft) wide, and 14 m (45.9 ft) deep. A 2012 publication in the Science journal, announced that the earliest pottery yet known anywhere in the world was found at this site dating to between 20,000 and 19,000 years before present. ThoughtCo. article.
p20: Dalamatia etymology by Chris Halvorson: “the place (-tia) [to stand] together (ama) with (Dal)igastia”
66:5.5 Organization of the Princes Staff re: animal domestication.
69:7.4 The dog was the first animal to be domesticated.
p9: physics (chemistry) is used six paragraphs and every time it is used in association with chemistry. See: (12:9.3), (58:2.3), (65:6.8), (66:5.24), (102:4.6), and (195:6.11). Chemistry also appears at: (41:2.6), (42:9.1), (49:5.19), (65:6.1), (74:6.3), and (81:2.9).
astronomy is mentioned seven times: (79:7.6), (81:2.9), (88:6.5), (102:4.6), (121:7.12), (123:6.6), and (150:3.3).
alchemy is mentioned once.
Section 3: Cities, Manufacture, and Commerce
p3: metric conversion: “. . . the average primitive community rose 30–60 cm every 25 years . . .”
Section 4: The Mixed Races
p1: Urantia etymology by Chris Halvorson: “specific: Urantia = (y)our heavenly place (i.e., in the cosmos)” “-tia = noun-forming suffix < -t- of L. past participle stem + -ia (cf., -tion and -ion)” “U.B.: “-tia” is indicative of impersonal, while “-ia” is more personal”
p6: In 2016, not knowing of The Urantia Book‘s description of the colored races, Mill Valley artist, Elaine Gentile, created this painting using a black model. She and I got to talking about it at a local coffee shop where we often run into each other because a local art critic wrote such a powerful commentary about it. Arrangements have been made with Elaine to split the proceeds of the sale if it goes to someone in the UB community. 14″ x 18″ The asking price is $1500. Click here to see more of Elaine’s paintings.
p4,9: aborigines/aboriginal are used thirteen times, including the one time it is preceded by “so-called” in reference to the secondary Sangik mixture found in southern Indian at 79:2.2. The other references, involving the original Andonic stock are at: (61:6.3), (61:7.4), (63:4.3), (63:5.4), (64:1.0), (64:7.18), (76:2.4), (78: 1.5), (79:2.2), (81:4.4,9), (85:1.5).
Section 5: Cultural Society
Research by renowned geneticist Bruce Lahn on the microcephalin gene (responsible for brain growth) has numerous parallels The Urantia Book‘s recounting of Adam and Eve’s genetic contribution. Additional genetic and linguistic studies also provide support. See UBtheNEWS Adam and Eve Report. See UBtheNEWS Adam and Eve video. See Evolving Souls “The Urantia Book’s Planetary History: A Credibility Check” presented by Halbert Katzen video.
p4: antisocial appears seven paragraphs: (51:4.8), (52:7.5), (56:10.14), (68:1.6), (81:5.4), (82:6.4), (91:1.2).
Section 6: The Maintenance of Civilization
p45: Nebadon etymology by Chris Halvorson: “the first (a) nebular (neb-) upland (don) (The local universe level is the local upland relative to the lowlands where mortals begin their ascension careers in the Milky Way spiral nebula.).” “don < O.E., dun = n., down = upland”