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Knowledge is power

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Apr 15, 2012 | 11:12 AM EDT
  • Frontpaged April 17, 2012
  • Daily 3rd Place April 16, 2012
  • Weekly 2nd Place April 18, 2012

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Athenos is the astral entity of Knowledge, in one of his travels he finds a tribe of rare beings, called by him Hominods. Observing that they are fated to extinction, he decides to intervene, but could they appreciate the invaluable treasure that he will left in their hands? or may the ignorance become an unbreachable obstacle to their evolution?

This is the animated prologue of my title project "Chronicles of the forgotten world", it's an educative material, made as a reading incentive for kids.


Thanks Newgrounds for the third place trophy, and more yet to all the people that voted and commented my animation, i worked really hard on this one. I'm really glad to see that so many people understood the message that i was trying to tell with this animation. I'm really happy with the results. Thanks to all of you!


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Thank you so much!



Rated 5 / 5 stars

I rated this Five out of Five. Human beings have been using stories like these all through out history to explain how things work. Religious or not, what matters is Understanding. You cannot underrate how such tribalistic material such as this has influenced how humans thought and adapted for several thousand years. All In all this was quite ritualistic to how people would teach their young the values of Education and how one should respect such things. thus why several roman and in many other cultures Scholars and Artists were often held in much much much higher terms than they are today.


Rated 5 / 5 stars

Absolutely beautiful! This has an amazing message and a unique and captivating way of delivering it. 5 stars.


Rated 5 / 5 stars

Ignorance may be bliss, but Knowledge will always be power. So guard it well

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Rated 5 / 5 stars

fucking awesome

i wish my books gave me magic abilities like flying and shit but all i get is math

im wondering if you learned animation from a book...cuz i want that book...


Rated 5 / 5 stars

so thats what happened. and humans have only used books half assed ever since and learned bad editing to suit their wants.