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engbren Wrote:
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> Hi Lee,
>
> Interesting topic choice as it is a choice of
> topic that everyone can engage with and have an
> opinion on. I first came to the GHMB after reading
> Fingerprints of the Gods. The study of history of
> any kind is a hobby for me, but the following
> topics which are quite broad and fairly have
> piqued my interest:
>
> (a) mythology - in particular in Fingerprints,
> Graham discusses at length similarity in myth and
> legends of different cultures. Dovetailing into
> myth is the need for pre-literate humans to need
> to remember key facts which is where I have
> enjoyed Lynne Kelly's work in The Memory Code;
> (b) astronomy - an increasing knowledge of
> astronomy and the keeping of various types of
> astronomical records seems to be a key factor in
> the development of calendars, agriculture and
> other sciences. As such, I am curious about the
> astronomical knowledge of our ancestors;
> (c) technological advancement - by this I don't
> mean ancient people having supercomputers or
> spacecraft but rather the use of more advance
> tools or ideas than are accepted.
>
> Arising out of these interests, I have developed
> several alternative hypotheses - these serve to
> drive me forward to learn more about the
> particular topic. I've been pretty open sharing
> them on this board, including:
>
> Speculation on
> [url=http://grahamhancock.com/phorum/read.php?1,11
> 76285,1176285#msg-1176285]Ancient Egyptian
> knowledge of the Speed of Light[/url] led med to
> research the much more mainstream study of
> optics[url=http://grahamhancock.com/phorum/read.ph
> p?1,1190545]Ancient Study of Optics[/url] as well
> as ancient Egyptian knowledge of mathematics, in
> particular focusing on knowledge of Pi or similar:
> [url]http://grahamhancock.com/phorum/read.php?1,1187077[/url]
> ,1187188#msg-1187188
>
> One of your posts on Djedi the Magician of the
> Westcar papyrus inspired me research a possibility
> that the story is mythological in nature,
> resulting in two seperate but intertwined
> hypotheses related to
> [url=http://grahamhancock.com/phorum/read.php?1,11
> 75264,1176899#msg-1176899]the height of the Great
> Pyramid and Potential matches for
> constellations[/url]
>
> These are all "work in progress" so my views may
> change as I delve into the topics further which
> may take some time as this is a hobby.

I appreciate the fact that you understand the importance of seeking credible information and primary sources in pursuit of your ideas. Part of the challenge is learning what questions to ask that will lead you to the answers you seek.

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Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 1743 Thanos5150 05-Jul-19 02:13
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 286 cladking 05-Jul-19 03:29
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 242 Thanos5150 05-Jul-19 04:07
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 265 Susan Doris 05-Jul-19 05:16
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 227 engbren 05-Jul-19 12:45
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 193 Thanos5150 06-Jul-19 01:19
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 175 engbren 08-Jul-19 13:54
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 211 Thanos5150 05-Jul-19 14:56
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 206 cladking 05-Jul-19 16:50
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 194 Susan Doris 05-Jul-19 17:24
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 184 Thanos5150 06-Jul-19 01:23
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 168 Susan Doris 06-Jul-19 05:04
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 174 Thanos5150 06-Jul-19 05:48
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 197 Aine 05-Jul-19 18:05
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 174 Thanos5150 06-Jul-19 01:11
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 153 Aine 06-Jul-19 16:35
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 164 cladking 06-Jul-19 18:23
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 164 Eddie Larry 06-Jul-19 20:12
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 169 Aine 06-Jul-19 20:48
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 166 cladking 07-Jul-19 00:06
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 141 Aine 07-Jul-19 00:22
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 189 cladking 07-Jul-19 00:58
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 152 Thanos5150 07-Jul-19 23:27
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 137 Aine 09-Jul-19 22:05
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 135 Thanos5150 09-Jul-19 23:40
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 138 Aine 10-Jul-19 01:43
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 134 Susan Doris 10-Jul-19 05:00
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 175 Susan Doris 06-Jul-19 09:52
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 180 Thanos5150 06-Jul-19 15:46
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 153 Aine 06-Jul-19 16:48
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 153 Thanos5150 07-Jul-19 15:05
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 167 Susan Doris 06-Jul-19 17:25
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 153 cladking 06-Jul-19 18:16
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 151 Eddie Larry 06-Jul-19 20:06
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 161 Thanos5150 07-Jul-19 15:30
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 149 Susan Doris 07-Jul-19 16:30
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 153 Thanos5150 07-Jul-19 17:51
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 161 Aine 07-Jul-19 22:56
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 163 Susan Doris 08-Jul-19 05:19
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 136 Aine 09-Jul-19 22:12
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 159 drrayeye 06-Jul-19 18:50
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 166 Thanos5150 07-Jul-19 16:07
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 167 cladking 07-Jul-19 16:56
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 156 Aine 07-Jul-19 22:31
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 166 Thanos5150 07-Jul-19 23:42
The advantage of scholarly "tricks" in formulating opinions 164 drrayeye 08-Jul-19 22:26
Re: The advantage of scholarly "tricks" in formulating opinions 170 Eddie Larry 09-Jul-19 00:55
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 142 cladking 07-Jul-19 17:42
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 172 Thanos5150 08-Jul-19 01:35
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 161 eyeofhorus33 08-Jul-19 21:12
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 156 Thanos5150 09-Jul-19 15:56
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 151 Susan Doris 09-Jul-19 16:45
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 137 Thanos5150 10-Jul-19 00:46
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 163 eyeofhorus33 09-Jul-19 20:21
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 144 Thanos5150 09-Jul-19 23:07
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 153 engbren 10-Jul-19 08:24
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 146 Thanos5150 11-Jul-19 02:14
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 144 engbren 02-Aug-19 09:27
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 163 Thanos5150 02-Aug-19 14:36
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 133 engbren 02-Aug-19 21:31
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 180 Thanos5150 03-Aug-19 14:22
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 129 Aine 09-Jul-19 22:07
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 243 Jgeeta 08-Jul-19 02:43
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 158 KsFisher 08-Jul-19 19:28
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 168 KsFisher 08-Jul-19 19:16
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 157 cladking 09-Jul-19 13:08
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 149 KsFisher 09-Jul-19 19:49
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 126 cladking 11-Jul-19 01:06
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 135 Susan Doris 11-Jul-19 05:12
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 173 Corpuscles 10-Jul-19 04:16
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 208 Susan Doris 10-Jul-19 05:15
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 149 Corpuscles 10-Jul-19 06:21
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 196 Susan Doris 10-Jul-19 10:21
Gossip 162 drrayeye 10-Jul-19 17:46
Troll 163 eyeofhorus33 10-Jul-19 18:54
Re: Troll 162 Sirfiroth 10-Jul-19 19:03
Re: Troll 171 eyeofhorus33 10-Jul-19 19:08
An explanation in "Cowboy" 158 drrayeye 10-Jul-19 23:42
Other times, I poke the dog with a stick. 147 drrayeye 10-Jul-19 23:15
Not at all, Ray 172 eyeofhorus33 11-Jul-19 07:19
Matt's rules 150 drrayeye 11-Jul-19 07:52
Ray gets schooled 184 eyeofhorus33 11-Jul-19 11:31
Ho Ho Ho 155 drrayeye 11-Jul-19 14:12
Re: Ray gets schooled 156 Martin Stower 11-Jul-19 21:10
Fighting "trolls" in Texas 152 drrayeye 11-Jul-19 00:09
Re: Gossip 141 Susan Doris 11-Jul-19 05:15
The Grand Poo-Bah of Pomposity 151 Barbelo 11-Jul-19 07:07
Don't worry, Pancho 160 drrayeye 11-Jul-19 08:04
Grovel. Grovel. 143 Barbelo 11-Jul-19 10:54
Re: The Grand Poo-Bah of Pomposity 147 Susan Doris 11-Jul-19 11:35
Getting an "innocent" to take the bait 153 drrayeye 11-Jul-19 20:42
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 156 Martin Stower 10-Jul-19 18:09
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 145 Susan Doris 11-Jul-19 05:19
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 153 Thanos5150 11-Jul-19 02:48
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 147 Corpuscles 11-Jul-19 07:04
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 135 Thanos5150 11-Jul-19 15:37
Unfortunately 149 drrayeye 11-Jul-19 17:52
Re: Unfortunately 143 Corpuscles 12-Jul-19 00:09
Level 3 145 drrayeye 12-Jul-19 00:48
Re: Unfortunately 137 Thanos5150 12-Jul-19 15:06
Re: Unfortunately 164 cladking 12-Jul-19 17:10
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 154 kborissov 12-Jul-19 02:01
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 160 Corpuscles 12-Jul-19 02:59
Australian jargon 162 drrayeye 10-Jul-19 17:39
Re: Australian jargon 180 Martin Stower 10-Jul-19 18:16
Re: Australian jargon 149 drrayeye 11-Jul-19 00:20
Re: Australian jargon 148 Corpuscles 10-Jul-19 23:58
Thanks 155 drrayeye 11-Jul-19 00:12
Re: Australian jargon 146 cladking 11-Jul-19 01:00
Re: Australian jargon 174 Corpuscles 11-Jul-19 01:47
Re: Australian jargon 178 cladking 11-Jul-19 02:44
Re: Australian jargon 159 Corpuscles 11-Jul-19 03:58
Re: Australian jargon 162 Thanos5150 11-Jul-19 04:02
Re: Australian jargon 141 cladking 11-Jul-19 04:22
Re: Australian jargon 160 Corpuscles 11-Jul-19 04:50
Re: Australian jargon 142 cladking 11-Jul-19 14:31
Re: Australian jargon 154 Warwick 11-Jul-19 15:31
Re: Australian jargon 142 cladking 11-Jul-19 15:57
um 150 Warwick 11-Jul-19 17:01
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 172 cladking 11-Jul-19 01:11
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 161 cloister 11-Jul-19 13:32
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 144 Thanos5150 12-Jul-19 14:50
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 159 cloister 12-Jul-19 19:03
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 205 Thanos5150 13-Jul-19 01:33
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 176 AndyBlackard 11-Jul-19 19:40
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 141 Eddie Larry 11-Jul-19 19:47
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 162 Warwick 11-Jul-19 19:58
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 175 Dejus 12-Jul-19 11:20
the Dinosaur destroyer 297 hendrik dirker 12-Jul-19 15:02
Re: the Dinosaur destroyer 230 Robert Jameson 14-Sep-19 13:35


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