When science meets religion at this ancient Greek

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Questioning the Delphic Oracle

"DELPHIC ORACLE is shown inhaling vapors in this photographic interpretation, because new evidence supports ancient assertions that intoxicating gases were a source of her inspiration. In reality, the gases would have been invisible."

http://www.sciam.com/article.cfm?chanID=sa006&articleID=0009BD34-398C-1F0A-97AE80A84189EEDF
 

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Too many pop-ups and too long to load - try this way

http://www.comparative-religion.com/forum/showthread.php?t=128 [Broken]

Plutarch already described the fumes as being the source for the Delphic trances, some 2000 years ago.
 
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