Re: Ayn Rand Institute

Elaine Hills (ehills@SOLEIL.ACOMP.USF.EDU)
Tue, 20 Feb 1996 20:09:28 -0500


On Mon, 19 Feb 1996, holmberg joseph marv wrote:

> Hearing all of this regarding the supposedly lack of progess in the
> American Natives' Nations...It made me so enraged to witness this
> ingornace. I can safely assure that the fact of Indians never made any
> progress at all is invalid. They *DO* have written system of languages,
> even consisutions to found their nations on. They even studied astronomy,
> Mathemetics, even had their own version of governments. To show how much
> progress Natives made, I strongly suggest for anyone who is interested in
> this subject, to watch a docoumentry titled, "500 Nations". They will
> explain the trade routes developed centuries before Europeans thought
> about it. They even performed their brain surgeries in 1200s. They even
> had cities that could put the largest European city (Paris) at that time
> to shame. And it was said that at the time Colombus reached the New
> World, Aztecs and Mayans were already 800 years ahead of Europeans at
> Mathemetics, and 1200 years at astronomy.