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to watch or not

I’ve been feeling excited about exploring archaeology and history online with documentaries Nick and I have found on YouTube but at the same time I’m feeling uneasy about watching so much visual material lately. I stopped watching television a bunch of years ago, around when I left working for CBC Television. I’d been so angry and frustrated with feeling how much manipulation goes on when putting visuals together with music and sound. I hated when I could see the obvious … Read the rest

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Bible mysteries

We’ve been watching a BBC/Discovery Channel co-pro series called Bible Mysteries, available on YouTube, and getting both stimulated and frustrated. I wanted to be an archaeologist when I was young, and it’s been a treat to see the variety of archaeological disciplines (an Egyptologist who specializes in sleep and dreams!). Always, though, when I see the hard work of bending down to the ground in the hot sun to chip, and scrape and brush away at dirt I realize I Read the rest

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