In recent years, while exploring the possibilities of publishing this book or presenting a documentary on this topic, a lot of resistance and many obstacles have emerged, something that would make anyone wonder about the underlying cause. The same topic has caused an upheaval over recent decades because of the phenomenon of Pseudo archaeology.
There have been many cases where false interpretations or fake data have been used as historical evidence. Many of these cases had to do with the authenticity of documents, others with ancient inscriptions, golden and bronze plates or clay pots that never existed, as well as interpretations or hypotheses about archaeological data extensions that do not agree with the ofﬁcial recognized placements.
It is well known that written history creates a political, national and religious background to pass through some ideas. Several cases of such debates have taken place among historians since the ancient times. Subjectivity, limited understanding or different perspectives of a speciﬁc topic can be considered as the main factors, among others, for these arguments. During its evolution, science has been challenged, criticized and altered, but it has also contributed to the development of old ideas. This can be observed in the evolution of perception of each person individually as well as in the development of humanity’s overall level of understanding.
Today’s United States play a signiﬁcant role in modern culture and has often been at the center of debate for topics such as the one discussed in this book. However, truth is an essential requirement in order for humanity to build on solid foundations.
The collection of ancient texts and maps included in the book (The Other Side Continent) is the result of many years of research and it provides indications that oceanic exploratory voyages might have taken place in the Atlantic Ocean during the Ancient times. However, more specialized efforts should be made in order to further evaluate those ﬁndings.
The photo shows some of the many cases where false interpretations and data falsiﬁcation has been associated with theories about the discovery of America since the Antiquity.
The Phoenician inscription of Paraiba, lost Middles East tribes in America from the Book of Mormon, Minoan clay pots in Bimini and Freemason pyramid structures in oceanic islands.