The keyword/phrase "previous civilizations" relates to, and is part of, the classification(s) listed below, as used in the text or auxiliary documents of the QUFD website and in Father Jerome's scientific writings.
philosophy of mind
philosophy of science
theology of reality
The GENERAL CONTEXT of such use is:
The term refers to those prior civilizations of humanity, prior to 9654 B.C. (before the occurrence of the geophysical Gothenberg Double Event), which did exist going back into the dim history of the aeons of human existence upon this world and, before mankind's "colonization" of the Earth (about 3.4 Billion years ago), elsewhere in the Universe (AND the Cosmos). See the listings for "present...(et al)".
Father Jerome's DICTIONARY of KEYWORDS/PHRASES used in his scientific writings and at his QUFD website
Father Jerome's PSYCHOSOCIOLOGICAL DICTIONARY of Terms/Phrases used in Monograph III of his QUALIA Series
Father Jerome's SPECIALIZED DICTIONARY of KEYWORDS/PHRASES pertaining to Bose-Einstein Condensates of Non-Matter and Incorporeality, as used in his Works, in QUFD Physics and in the 'QUFD Textbook' Website
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