Mysteries :  The Official GrahamHancock.com forums
For serious discussion of the controversies, approaches and enigmas surrounding the origins and development of the human species and of human civilization. (NB: for more ‘out there’ posts we point you in the direction of the ‘Paranormal & Supernatural’ Message Board). 
Welcome! Log InRegister
Origyptian Wrote:
-------------------------------------------------------

> My only point is that one reason those original
> words were chosen may be that the writers,
> themselves, didn't understand the principles they
> were writing about and so used what were common
> terms of their time but what seems like nonsense
> characterizations to us. I see it on many drawings
> in ancient tombs where it seems clear to me that
> the artist is rendering what he
> thinks might have happened and not
> what actually did happen, based on his very
> limited knowledge of science and engineering
> during the Dynastic era (e.g., Rekhmire paintings,
> Unas' causeway inscription). The same thing
> happens today with legends such as we find about
> Ezekial, Revelations, halos on angels, Santa
> Claus' and his flying reindeer, etc. Even the
> Mother Hubberd and Mother Goose have been totally
> misinterpreted as cutesy (rather than horrific)
> stories in our own day regarding the most basic
> tales such as 3 blind mice, ring around the rosey,
> pop goes the weasel, etc.

Again, I agree. Our earliest version of the "Rituals of Ascension" mistakenly called the Pyramid Texts is a heavily redacted version of earlier writing. It's entirely possible that the grammar is incorrect as well and that the individual who had it inscribed on the stone walls didn't understand the meaning either. There's simply no telling with certainty when or how the language became confused with the information currently available. There simply is no cultural context in which to understand the pyramids, the people, or the language. Virtually nothing survives other that the pyramid we can't understand and the Pyramid Texts that just looks like superstitious gobbledty gook to Egyptologists.

It's not going to be easy to sort this all out. It will require decades of work by scholars but the fact they've made NO PROGRESS at all in over a century and half proves they are on the wrong track. The fact that they believe it's superstition that made the ancients powerful and wise is simply ludicrous.

Man fears the pyramid, time fears man.

Options: ReplyQuote


Subject Views Written By Posted
Great Pyramid 1323 13436928 30-Aug-17 20:47
Re: Great Pyramid 269 13436928 30-Aug-17 22:41
Re: Great Pyramid 252 Eddie Larry 30-Aug-17 23:07
Re: Great Pyramid 270 Sirfiroth 30-Aug-17 23:11
Re: Great Pyramid vid narrated by Dr. Carmen Boulter of Univ. Calgary 267 Racho 31-Aug-17 16:26
Re: Great Pyramid vid narrated by Dr. Carmen Boulter of Univ. Calgary 306 Thunderbird 31-Aug-17 17:00
Re: Great Pyramid 275 13436928 03-Sep-17 13:53
Mod Note > Posting Images 188 Dr. Troglodyte 03-Sep-17 14:36
Re: Great Pyramid 252 molder 03-Sep-17 14:59
Re: Great Pyramid 223 13436928 03-Sep-17 23:14
Re: Great Pyramid 206 Sirfiroth 08-Sep-17 00:18
Re: Great Pyramid 178 cladking 08-Sep-17 00:49
Re: Great Pyramid 253 Origyptian 08-Sep-17 03:39
Re: Great Pyramid 178 Sirfiroth 08-Sep-17 13:55
Re: Great Pyramid 178 cladking 08-Sep-17 14:09
Re: Great Pyramid 171 Origyptian 08-Sep-17 15:22
Re: Great Pyramid 159 cladking 08-Sep-17 16:06
Re: Great Pyramid 196 Origyptian 08-Sep-17 16:18
Re: Great Pyramid 141 cladking 08-Sep-17 17:29
Re: Great Pyramid 172 Origyptian 08-Sep-17 18:04
Re: Great Pyramid 147 cladking 08-Sep-17 19:16
There is evidence being considered... 168 Racho 08-Sep-17 16:12
Re: Great Pyramid 216 Sirfiroth 08-Sep-17 23:29
Re: Great Pyramid 219 Origyptian 09-Sep-17 16:28
Re: Great Pyramid 180 cladking 09-Sep-17 18:12
Re: Great Pyramid 160 Thunderbird 09-Sep-17 20:55
Re: Great Pyramid moon landing 171 molder 09-Sep-17 22:35
Re: Great Pyramid 272 Merrell 09-Sep-17 23:13
Re: Great Pyramid 157 cladking 08-Sep-17 14:00
Re: Great Pyramid 165 Origyptian 08-Sep-17 15:04
Re: Great Pyramid 134 cladking 08-Sep-17 15:15
Re: Great Pyramid Flinders Petrie Theories 161 molder 08-Sep-17 20:10
Re: Great Pyramid Flinders Petrie Theories 141 Thunderbird 08-Sep-17 21:51
Re: Great Pyramid Flinders Petrie Theories 161 Jon Ellison 08-Sep-17 22:34
Re: Great Pyramid Flinders Petrie Theories 156 Origyptian 08-Sep-17 22:49
Re: Great Pyramid Flinders Petrie Theories 139 Jon Ellison 08-Sep-17 23:24


Sorry, only registered users may post in this forum.