The Meaning of Comets to the Maasai People, Zulu People, Ighat People, Jaga of Sier People, and Luba People, the Chinese Cataloging Comets, the Meaning of 3 Tailed and 4 Tailed Comets Within Chinese Antiquity, the Concept of “Post Hoc Ergo Propter Hoc”, and an Example of Post Hoc Ergo Propter Hoc

Comets and asteroids meant different things to different cultures in ancient history. To the Maasai of East Africa it meant famine, to the Zulu of South Africa it meant war, to the Ighat of West Africa it meant disease, to the Jaga of Sier it meant smallpox, to their neighbors the Luba foretold the death of a leader. The Chinese tracked and cataloged comets and asteroids starting around 1400 BC. A 3 tailed comet or asteroid meant calamity for the state, a 4 tailed comet or asteroid signaled an e...

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