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Barbelo Wrote:
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[Thanos:]

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"And as it relates to the OP, again,
> whether or not these events actually happened is
> irrelevant as what we can say for sure is that the
> story is set in the real world speaking of real
> places which for the purposes of the OP the real
> place we are concerned with is the cedar forest of
> Lebanon.
>
> What it tells us about this place is that 1) it
> was the home of the gods 2) the dwellings of the
> Annunaki (a division of gods) are found there.
>
> Setting these tall tales in the real world gives
> them a legitimacy and power that they otherwise
> would not have if set in mythical locations."]
> Thanos5150
>

And yet you say this:

"I know that you [Thanos] think literally because you maintain that the Epic of Gilgamesh is an historical account."

So which is it-do you not really know or are just making shit up?

> The Epic of Gilgamesh is a mystical revelation.
>
> It is not a "tall tale."
>
> The setting is imaginary, as are the characters.
>
> It was written as a means to explain the human
> condition.

Unfortunately the act of just saying one's beliefs as a statement of fact does not make it so. The Epic of Gilgamesh is universally regarded as a secular narrative and not a religious work, the least of which some kind of "mystical revelation". It is a product of your own imagination and/or some other source you fancy, that has imposed this meaning on it which otherwise it did not have. If you believe this to be true then the onus is on you to provide elucidation which I do not recall you have ever done. But obviously you are convinced of what you believe so like most this is probably not necessary.



Edited 4 time(s). Last edit at 08-Nov-19 16:50 by Thanos5150.

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Curious Pyramid Cartouche 1431 Thanos5150 20-Oct-19 16:27
Re: Curious Pyramid Cartouche 258 Martin Stower 20-Oct-19 16:42
Re: Curious Pyramid Cartouche 175 Thanos5150 20-Oct-19 18:16
Re: Curious Pyramid Cartouche 152 Corpuscles 20-Oct-19 18:47
Re: Curious Pyramid Cartouche 143 Warwick 20-Oct-19 18:49
Re: Curious Pyramid Cartouche 150 Martin Stower 20-Oct-19 18:49
Re: Curious Pyramid Cartouche 137 Warwick 20-Oct-19 18:52
Damaged | Defaced | Altered 155 Dr. Troglodyte 20-Oct-19 20:14
Re: Damaged | Defaced | Altered 135 Warwick 20-Oct-19 20:33
Damaged | Defaced | Altered | Deliberate 150 Dr. Troglodyte 20-Oct-19 23:34
Re: Damaged | Defaced | Altered | Deliberate 121 Sirfiroth 21-Oct-19 02:42
Re: Damaged | Defaced | Altered | Deliberate 116 Dr. Troglodyte 21-Oct-19 15:51
Re: Damaged | Defaced | Altered | Deliberate 112 Lee McGiffen 23-Oct-19 03:10
Re: Curious Pyramid Cartouche 110 Trevorjjj 20-Oct-19 20:49
Re: Curious Pyramid Cartouche 103 Spiros 20-Oct-19 21:12
Re: Curious Pyramid Cartouche 134 Thanos5150 21-Oct-19 03:45
Re: Curious Pyramid Cartouche 124 Trevorjjj 21-Oct-19 04:14
Re: Curious Pyramid Cartouche 102 engbren 21-Oct-19 06:05
Re: Curious Pyramid Cartouche 98 Trevorjjj 21-Oct-19 06:44
Re: Curious Pyramid Cartouche 89 engbren 21-Oct-19 08:05
Re: Curious Pyramid Cartouche 92 Trevorjjj 21-Oct-19 08:43
Re: Curious Pyramid Cartouche 101 Thanos5150 21-Oct-19 22:55
Re: Curious Pyramid Cartouche 92 Warwick 21-Oct-19 18:12
Re: Curious Pyramid Cartouche 106 Trevorjjj 22-Oct-19 03:48
Re: Curious Pyramid Cartouche 75 Warwick 24-Oct-19 18:04
Re: Curious Pyramid Cartouche 67 Trevorjjj 24-Oct-19 18:17
Re: Curious Pyramid Cartouche 75 Warwick 24-Oct-19 18:55
Re: Curious Pyramid Cartouche 69 Trevorjjj 24-Oct-19 19:50
Curious Pyramid Cartouche | Solved 126 Dr. Troglodyte 22-Oct-19 23:35
Re: Curious Pyramid Cartouche | Solved 89 Spiros 23-Oct-19 13:38
Nice work. n/t 94 Morten 23-Oct-19 16:36
Re: Nice work. n/t 94 Merrell 23-Oct-19 17:47
Re: Curious Pyramid Cartouche | Solved 102 Thanos5150 23-Oct-19 22:32
Re: Curious Pyramid Cartouche | Solved 100 Spiros 23-Oct-19 23:03
Re: Curious Pyramid Cartouche | Solved 89 Trevorjjj 24-Oct-19 00:34
Re: Curious Pyramid Cartouche | Solved 82 Spiros 24-Oct-19 16:26
Re: Curious Pyramid Cartouche | Solved 75 Trevorjjj 24-Oct-19 16:53
Re: Curious Pyramid Cartouche | Solved 78 Spiros 31-Oct-19 15:28
Re: Curious Pyramid Cartouche | Solved 100 Dr. Troglodyte 24-Oct-19 00:00
Re: Curious Pyramid Cartouche | Solved 108 Thanos5150 24-Oct-19 01:29
Re: Curious Pyramid Cartouche | Solved 109 Lee McGiffen 24-Oct-19 02:09
The Djed Palm 108 Barbelo 24-Oct-19 07:05
Re: The Djed Palm 97 engbren 24-Oct-19 07:41
Re: The Djed Palm 96 Trevorjjj 24-Oct-19 07:46
Re: The Djed Palm 84 engbren 24-Oct-19 10:09
Re: The Djed Palm 98 Barbelo 24-Oct-19 11:03
Re: The Djed Palm 85 Trevorjjj 24-Oct-19 15:17
Re: The Djed Palm 90 Merrell 24-Oct-19 16:03
Re: The Djed Palm 79 Trevorjjj 24-Oct-19 16:08
Re: The Djed Palm 94 cladking 24-Oct-19 16:15
Re: The Djed Palm 104 Barbelo 24-Oct-19 19:07
Your question 92 Warwick 24-Oct-19 19:36
Re: Your question 100 Trevorjjj 24-Oct-19 20:07
Re: Your question 97 Warwick 25-Oct-19 18:02
Re: Your question 75 Trevorjjj 26-Oct-19 03:07
Re: Your question 85 Trevorjjj 26-Oct-19 18:59
Re: Your question 95 Barbelo 25-Oct-19 02:34
Re: Your question 74 Warwick 25-Oct-19 17:58
Re: Your question 69 Trevorjjj 26-Oct-19 03:27
Re: Your question 79 Trevorjjj 26-Oct-19 05:10
Re: Your question 100 Warwick 27-Oct-19 19:47
Re: The Djed Palm 77 Trevorjjj 24-Oct-19 20:01
Re: The Djed Palm 117 Thanos5150 24-Oct-19 17:24
Re: The Djed Palm 87 Trevorjjj 24-Oct-19 18:28
Re: The Djed Palm 78 thinkitover 01-Nov-19 01:13
Re: Curious Pyramid Cartouche | Solved 106 molder 25-Oct-19 03:18
Re: Curious Pyramid Cartouche | Solved 81 engbren 26-Oct-19 11:23
Re: Curious Pyramid Cartouche | Solved 98 Warwick 24-Oct-19 19:06
The Serpent and the Mound 92 MDaines 03-Nov-19 10:56
Re: The Serpent and the Mound 90 Barbelo 03-Nov-19 11:33
Re: The Serpent and the Mound 94 MDaines 03-Nov-19 13:44
Re: The Serpent and the Mound 72 seasmith 04-Nov-19 21:03
Re: The Serpent and the Mound 81 Barbelo 05-Nov-19 01:16
Re: The Serpent and the Mound 70 seasmith 05-Nov-19 02:48
Re: The Serpent and the Mound 81 Barbelo 05-Nov-19 05:15
Re: The Serpent and the Mound 99 Thanos5150 05-Nov-19 07:26
Re: The Serpent and the Mound 72 Barbelo 05-Nov-19 21:57
Re: The Serpent and the Mound 85 Thanos5150 06-Nov-19 16:01
Re: The Serpent and the Mound 77 Barbelo 06-Nov-19 21:17
Re: The Serpent and the Mound 98 Thanos5150 07-Nov-19 03:00
Re: The Serpent and the Mound 71 Corpuscles 07-Nov-19 18:55
Re: The Serpent and the Mound 72 Barbelo 07-Nov-19 21:52
Re: The Serpent and the Mound 67 Warwick 08-Nov-19 18:09
Re: The Serpent and the Mound 80 Thanos5150 09-Nov-19 15:20
Um, yeah....And I'm the dick. 123 Barbelo 09-Nov-19 22:01
Re: The Serpent and the Mound 59 Barbelo 07-Nov-19 20:54
Hang on 75 Warwick 07-Nov-19 20:28
Re: Hang on 74 Barbelo 07-Nov-19 20:59
Re: Hang on 90 Thanos5150 07-Nov-19 22:15
Re: Hang on to What? 102 Barbelo 08-Nov-19 04:56
Re: Hang on to What? 84 Thanos5150 08-Nov-19 16:36
Re: Hang on 56 Warwick 08-Nov-19 17:56
Re: Hang on 74 Thanos5150 08-Nov-19 01:35
Re: Hang on 59 Warwick 08-Nov-19 18:04
Re: Hang on 74 Thanos5150 09-Nov-19 01:19
Re: Hang on 75 seasmith 09-Nov-19 03:20
Re: The Serpent and the Mound 148 MDaines 05-Nov-19 08:54
Re: The Serpent and the Mound 101 Barbelo 05-Nov-19 22:00
Re: The Serpent and the Mound 104 seasmith 06-Nov-19 01:43


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