Knowledge is power

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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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He forgot that ignorance is a powerful force

why learn about truth when you could stick to what you know in one's ignorance of reality
why change when stagnation welcomes you with open arms even though stagnation is a direct path towards death?

these are the questions that one should ask themselves

but more importantly as a higher being he gave them a chance and when they wanted the easy way he left. But more importantly one of those beings opened the book and with eyes towards the heavens began to do the one thing that makes him relatable he began to wonder..

This was fantastic. I also loved your symbolism with that barren wasteland, i noticed how all the trees looked like arms and hands reaching up as if to grab something from afar...

there is a point at which ignorance becomes wickedness. The hominoids had their chance. Perhaps the big orange menace just wanted to be friends, and what did they do? They put him in jail! Well Athenos, that's what you get for messing with the big orange menace. The stupid hominoids threw away your book. And another thing, just what makes you so wise? Just because you can fly and your head is shaped like a bird? And last but not least, there are more ways to come to knowledge than just books. One has to explore the greater world, I think, rather than cowering behind a tree. And I wonder, what became of the big orange menace in jail. I wonder if he was abused and given meds to help him calm down. Or maybe a lobotomy to make him "ignorant" like the rest of the hominoids. The End.

This was a very good watch. Thank you so much for sharing your talents. =)

Pretty good, I like the deeper message it tells.

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Apr 15, 2012
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