Language and symbolism are two ways that esoteric traditions can be passed down from generation to generation and from culture to culture. Sometimes, these traditions attribute their teachings to contact with non-material beings. Such is the case with the Dogon people, whose symbolic language and esoteric traditions share startling similar traits with Tibetan Buddhism and Ancient Egypt. Laird Scranton shares his hotly contested theories concerning hieroglyphic languages, the esoteric teachings of the Dogon, and the ancient connections that our civilizations still have with non-material entities.
As an independent researcher of ancient cosmology and language, Laird Scranton’s studies in comparative cosmology have helped to synchronize aspects of many of the world’s cosmologies. In the early 1990s, he became interested in Dogon mythology and symbolism and since then, he has studied ancient myth, language, and cosmology. His writings include books and articles published or taught by Colgate University, Temple University and the University of Chicago.