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Hi Audrey

I'm at the 32:27 min mark of this vid and what strikes me as very odd is this photo...if one is going to extract a column from rock, you wouldn't finish it in situ ie: the walls of where the rock 'column' was removed wouldn't be sort of refined or polished in the shape of a column but would be squared off and finished w curve later. y/n? Hammer and chiseled in this way? Wouldn't it be much simpler (considering what this guy went thru to carve a baby elephant with modern tungsten chisel) [www.youtube.com] ) to simply remove in a haphazard manner and finish later? ...obviously my logic is correct but simply trying to give some perspective of how odd this one simple picture is and I understand that you also get this. ;)

Given how long and arduous the baby elephant creation was...if others watch these vids, it should be easily understood/recognized just how much labour would have had to been endured/employed in order to create all of the stonework demonstrated in these vids. It took Ronald Rae ( an artist btw) many months- and he really didn't remove that much material- in order to arrive at his granite work of art. Meanwhile...we have caverns of removed material and stucco'd walls in the Crete labyrinth. Bronze chisels guys...really?

Corps...want to take a crack at introducing some other form of 'logic' which keeps all of this work within normal orthodox explanations? Enigma's need to be solved but...none of this is logical given the tools we are supposed to believe achieved same. Armies of skilled people working with hand held chisels?

The cut marks that are displayed, shortly after the above min mark...considering the effort to cut mm's with the saws we are supposed to believe did this...seems just too stupid to believe this is what accomplished the work. Was every person in society focused on banging away at hard rock? Without modern cranes, we couldn't accomplish Baalbek temple. Even if they built contraptions to lift the rock 50+ feet up, to be placed on these massive columns, the question which enters my mind is always...how did they remove the ropes from the final resting position?

Just as a matter of interest...can you imagine the skill level of creating this simple dome that is in Syria?

[www.youtube.com] 11:22 min mark. Heavy as hell and yet so skillfully placed so as to remain in place to this very day. I often wonder what in hell happened to decimate these ancient places? Barring explosives...even sledgehammers would take a long time to accomplish this destruction. Always looks like massive catastrophic event.



Edited 2 time(s). Last edit at 27-Nov-17 02:06 by Racho.

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No other explanation ...high tech 1528 Racho 11-Nov-17 21:39
sorry to all...but at the 21 min mark and a few minutes after 305 Racho 11-Nov-17 22:08
Re: No other explanation ...high tech 379 D-Archer 12-Nov-17 08:57
Re: No other explanation ...high tech 339 Thanos5150 12-Nov-17 17:31
Not megalithic 408 Racho 14-Nov-17 06:40
Re: Not megalithic 250 Audrey 14-Nov-17 18:08
Re: Not megalithic 271 Jon Ellison 14-Nov-17 20:33
Re: Not megalithic 169 Audrey 14-Nov-17 21:56
Re: Not megalithic 192 Jon Ellison 14-Nov-17 22:23
Re: Not megalithic 195 Audrey 14-Nov-17 22:49
Re: Not megalithic 161 Jon Ellison 14-Nov-17 23:33
Re: Not megalithic 241 Audrey 15-Nov-17 01:49
Re: Not megalithic 352 Jon Ellison 15-Nov-17 07:35
Re: Not megalithic 184 Audrey 15-Nov-17 22:23
Re: Not megalithic 245 Racho 27-Nov-17 01:46
Re: Not megalithic 225 Corpuscles 27-Nov-17 02:28
Re: Not megalithic 258 Racho 27-Nov-17 02:52
Stone Spheres Are Natural Formations 135 Barbelo 27-Nov-17 05:37
I think the point is proven 168 Racho 27-Nov-17 06:04
Re: I think the point is proven ; 200 Barbelo 27-Nov-17 11:02
dismissive 111 Racho 27-Nov-17 16:48
Re: I think the point is proven 130 Origyptian 27-Nov-17 15:36
Let's learn about the science/realities associated with cutting stone 155 Racho 27-Nov-17 06:41
Re: Not megalithic 138 Origyptian 27-Nov-17 06:50
I Second That 217 Barbelo 27-Nov-17 20:52
wow...talk about being unhinged/triggered 167 Racho 27-Nov-17 23:26
Re: wow...talk about being unhinged/triggered 173 Corpuscles 27-Nov-17 23:46
Re: wow...talk about being unhinged/triggered 207 Barbelo 28-Nov-17 00:00
you start... 233 Racho 28-Nov-17 03:53
Re: you start... 229 Barbelo 28-Nov-17 05:15
Re: I Second That 244 Audrey 28-Nov-17 01:43
Wacko or Crackpot? 260 Barbelo 28-Nov-17 02:30
Re: Wacko or Crackpot? 192 Corpuscles 28-Nov-17 02:49
Re: Wacko or Crackpot? 223 Audrey 28-Nov-17 03:38
Re: Wacko or Crackpot? 291 Barbelo 28-Nov-17 05:23
Re: Not megalithic 143 Corpuscles 27-Nov-17 20:03
Re: Not megalithic 237 Audrey 28-Nov-17 00:11
Re: Not megalithic 267 Corpuscles 28-Nov-17 00:55
Re: Not megalithic 206 Audrey 28-Nov-17 02:02
Re: Not megalithic 299 Warwick 29-Nov-17 21:08
Re: Not megalithic 211 Origyptian 15-Nov-17 22:38
Re: Not megalithic 173 Jon Ellison 15-Nov-17 23:10
Re: Not megalithic 170 Jon Ellison 15-Nov-17 23:32
Re: Not megalithic 274 Origyptian 16-Nov-17 02:47
Re: Not megalithic 195 Origyptian 16-Nov-17 02:43
Re: Not megalithic 276 Origyptian 14-Nov-17 21:58
Re: Not megalithic 235 Jon Ellison 14-Nov-17 22:14
Re: Not megalithic 203 Origyptian 14-Nov-17 22:38
Re: Not megalithic 177 Thanos5150 14-Nov-17 22:55
Re: Not megalithic 247 Thanos5150 14-Nov-17 23:02
Re: Not megalithic 159 Audrey 14-Nov-17 23:46
Re: Not megalithic 244 Corpuscles 15-Nov-17 00:09
Re: Not megalithic 241 Audrey 15-Nov-17 01:15
Re: Not megalithic 263 Thanos5150 15-Nov-17 00:26
Re: Not megalithic 224 Corpuscles 14-Nov-17 22:47
Re: Not megalithic 227 Warwick 15-Nov-17 02:47
Re: Not megalithic 258 Audrey 15-Nov-17 04:06
Re: Not megalithic 174 Warwick 18-Nov-17 00:59
Re: Not megalithic 242 Racho 15-Nov-17 06:26
Re: Not megalithic 270 Warwick 18-Nov-17 01:01
Re: No other explanation ...high tech 328 Origyptian 12-Nov-17 14:37
Re: No other explanation ...high tech 353 Corpuscles 12-Nov-17 17:48
There Has Never Been Solid Ground 287 cladking 12-Nov-17 19:10
Re: There Has Never Been Solid Ground 256 Corpuscles 12-Nov-17 20:06
Re: There Has Never Been Solid Ground 268 cladking 12-Nov-17 20:55
Re: There Has Never Been Solid Ground!!!!!!!!!!! 248 Corpuscles 12-Nov-17 21:26
Re: There Has Never Been Solid Ground!!!!!!!!!!! 288 cladking 12-Nov-17 21:42
Facinating 260 Warwick 14-Nov-17 20:23
Re: Facinating 227 cladking 14-Nov-17 21:33
Re: Facinating 254 Warwick 15-Nov-17 02:51


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