I should let you know, that I am in fact a
> PhD candidate currently working towards his
> doctorate in Egyptology. And as such I am well
> aware of most of the available evidence concerning
> the royal ideologies and mortuary beliefs of the
> Old Kingdom.
> And believe it or not, as part of my university
> curriculum, I took a course which related all of
> the current fringe theories about ancient Egypt,
> and which trained me in the most effective ways to
> counter fringe arguments.
> I should let you know that cladking is the world's
> leading authority on the Pyramid Texts. His
> thread, "The Nature of Horus in the Pyramid Texts"
> has been running continuously since 2012 with
> constant updates by cladking. In fact most posts
> are those by cladking himself.
> Your PHD studies mean nothing here. One of
> cladking's colleagues whose handle is Origyptian
> also has a PHD in something or other, and is one
> of cladking's most ardent admirers.
> As for doing a course in rebutting fringe theories
> - are you serious? There is no way possible to
> counter cladking's understanding of the texts.
> This board gets more and more crackpot theories
> every week. Try using your new anti-fringe
> techniques starting with the latest wackos before
> you tackle an old hand such as cladking.
> Now, he's tried to warn you, leading one to
> suspect that a newbie such as yourself will just
> crash and burn.
Cladking has no formal education in Egyptology, linguistics, nor any translation ability. He bases his writings and thoughts on his pseudo contextualization of the English language translations of the text. He tries to apply a religious text written generations after the fact as a builders guide to the Great Pyramid. This is intellectual fallacy at its best. He even thinks there is a magic kitty cat (Mafdet) living in G1. Along with geysers on the Giza plateau. Please give me a break. I would like to see some actual citations and references.