Is this the world’s oldest secret code?

When I was a child I would often sit and doodle, drawing interconnected geometric shapes, zig-zags and squiggles, until I had filled an entire sheet of paper with amazingly intricate patterns.  Often, when I see a new discovery of some ancient art, cave painting, rock or wood carving, a specialist is called upon to “decipher the meaning” and typically the meaning deciphered has a spiritual or religious tone. “It’s an ancient code!!!” or “It’s a message from/to the gods” and the like.  Why, I wonder, do “experts” never say “Hey, maybe they were doodling.”?  Don’t get me wrong, these a fascinating windows into our ancient past, but I often think to myself, “If some archaeologist in the distant future were to come across my childhood doodles, what would they attribute them to?

Is this the world’s oldest secret code?.

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About Malibu Healer

I have been called a modern day shaman. I am a healer, artist, actor, photographer and didgeridoo player, living by the lake in Crestline California. I do a broad range of shamanic services, including: body and energy work, sound healing, space clearing and ritual smudging. I perform at yoga studios, retreats and workshops. I even do weddings.
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