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One of them believes in the life after the death and the other in a huge debt for the gods. There is an inherent antinomy in true ascesis. In the tropical lowlands of Guatemala, the Maya built an agrarian civilization that supported the highest population densities in the pre-industrial Americas at least 20 times what it is in today�s Guatemala, even though, their biggest cities were away from the water. Anthropologists suggest that Chinese voyages to Mexico, between 500-300 B.

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