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Racho Wrote:
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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?

I hear ya. No, doesn't make sense to carve a round column in situ, and it's hard to imagine why that cut was made.

For others who are interested, here is the pic Racho is talking about.

> 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?

From what I've gathered, "they" say ancient man had nothing but time to do these things, and being obsessed with religious beliefs he felt compelled to spend a lifetime erecting altars to gods (most everything unusual is called an altar of some sort). Hence the jokes like - if they find a bathtub in 3000 yrs they'll think it was a sacrificial container.

He who knows all the answers has not been asked all the questions - Confucius

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No other explanation ...high tech 1452 Racho 11-Nov-17 21:39
sorry to all...but at the 21 min mark and a few minutes after 274 Racho 11-Nov-17 22:08
Re: No other explanation ...high tech 347 D-Archer 12-Nov-17 08:57
Re: No other explanation ...high tech 304 Thanos5150 12-Nov-17 17:31
Not megalithic 369 Racho 14-Nov-17 06:40
Re: Not megalithic 217 Audrey 14-Nov-17 18:08
Re: Not megalithic 232 Jon Ellison 14-Nov-17 20:33
Re: Not megalithic 143 Audrey 14-Nov-17 21:56
Re: Not megalithic 171 Jon Ellison 14-Nov-17 22:23
Re: Not megalithic 170 Audrey 14-Nov-17 22:49
Re: Not megalithic 140 Jon Ellison 14-Nov-17 23:33
Re: Not megalithic 216 Audrey 15-Nov-17 01:49
Re: Not megalithic 319 Jon Ellison 15-Nov-17 07:35
Re: Not megalithic 159 Audrey 15-Nov-17 22:23
Re: Not megalithic 216 Racho 27-Nov-17 01:46
Re: Not megalithic 195 Corpuscles 27-Nov-17 02:28
Re: Not megalithic 227 Racho 27-Nov-17 02:52
Stone Spheres Are Natural Formations 110 Barbelo 27-Nov-17 05:37
I think the point is proven 141 Racho 27-Nov-17 06:04
Re: I think the point is proven ; 175 Barbelo 27-Nov-17 11:02
dismissive 95 Racho 27-Nov-17 16:48
Re: I think the point is proven 106 Origyptian 27-Nov-17 15:36
Let's learn about the science/realities associated with cutting stone 135 Racho 27-Nov-17 06:41
Re: Not megalithic 115 Origyptian 27-Nov-17 06:50
I Second That 196 Barbelo 27-Nov-17 20:52
wow...talk about being unhinged/triggered 147 Racho 27-Nov-17 23:26
Re: wow...talk about being unhinged/triggered 149 Corpuscles 27-Nov-17 23:46
Re: wow...talk about being unhinged/triggered 178 Barbelo 28-Nov-17 00:00
you start... 202 Racho 28-Nov-17 03:53
Re: you start... 200 Barbelo 28-Nov-17 05:15
Re: I Second That 210 Audrey 28-Nov-17 01:43
Wacko or Crackpot? 209 Barbelo 28-Nov-17 02:30
Re: Wacko or Crackpot? 161 Corpuscles 28-Nov-17 02:49
Re: Wacko or Crackpot? 182 Audrey 28-Nov-17 03:38
Re: Wacko or Crackpot? 251 Barbelo 28-Nov-17 05:23
Re: Not megalithic 119 Corpuscles 27-Nov-17 20:03
Re: Not megalithic 199 Audrey 28-Nov-17 00:11
Re: Not megalithic 217 Corpuscles 28-Nov-17 00:55
Re: Not megalithic 177 Audrey 28-Nov-17 02:02
Re: Not megalithic 264 Warwick 29-Nov-17 21:08
Re: Not megalithic 176 Origyptian 15-Nov-17 22:38
Re: Not megalithic 148 Jon Ellison 15-Nov-17 23:10
Re: Not megalithic 142 Jon Ellison 15-Nov-17 23:32
Re: Not megalithic 247 Origyptian 16-Nov-17 02:47
Re: Not megalithic 161 Origyptian 16-Nov-17 02:43
Re: Not megalithic 244 Origyptian 14-Nov-17 21:58
Re: Not megalithic 207 Jon Ellison 14-Nov-17 22:14
Re: Not megalithic 177 Origyptian 14-Nov-17 22:38
Re: Not megalithic 154 Thanos5150 14-Nov-17 22:55
Re: Not megalithic 216 Thanos5150 14-Nov-17 23:02
Re: Not megalithic 133 Audrey 14-Nov-17 23:46
Re: Not megalithic 202 Corpuscles 15-Nov-17 00:09
Re: Not megalithic 212 Audrey 15-Nov-17 01:15
Re: Not megalithic 226 Thanos5150 15-Nov-17 00:26
Re: Not megalithic 196 Corpuscles 14-Nov-17 22:47
Re: Not megalithic 195 Warwick 15-Nov-17 02:47
Re: Not megalithic 230 Audrey 15-Nov-17 04:06
Re: Not megalithic 148 Warwick 18-Nov-17 00:59
Re: Not megalithic 203 Racho 15-Nov-17 06:26
Re: Not megalithic 235 Warwick 18-Nov-17 01:01
Re: No other explanation ...high tech 302 Origyptian 12-Nov-17 14:37
Re: No other explanation ...high tech 314 Corpuscles 12-Nov-17 17:48
There Has Never Been Solid Ground 260 cladking 12-Nov-17 19:10
Re: There Has Never Been Solid Ground 228 Corpuscles 12-Nov-17 20:06
Re: There Has Never Been Solid Ground 231 cladking 12-Nov-17 20:55
Re: There Has Never Been Solid Ground!!!!!!!!!!! 224 Corpuscles 12-Nov-17 21:26
Re: There Has Never Been Solid Ground!!!!!!!!!!! 255 cladking 12-Nov-17 21:42
Facinating 227 Warwick 14-Nov-17 20:23
Re: Facinating 199 cladking 14-Nov-17 21:33
Re: Facinating 221 Warwick 15-Nov-17 02:51


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