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Yesterday's debate between Graham Hancock and self-styled "world's most famous Egyptologist" Zahi Hawass in Cairo which people on holiday were led to believe would be extremely productive did indeed get off to a good start by Graham. The event was billed and advertised as "the first open debate between the representatives of two completely different versions of history." Each was to give a one-hour presentation, followed by a debate in which the audience would join in with questions.

Hawass ranted and raved BEFORE the debate proper took part and declared the Orion Constellation Theory (OCT) issue closed. Graham kept his cool and insisted the debate was ongoing. Zahi refused to listen to his proposed talk and walked out.



Youtube: "Zahi Hawass Storms out of Debate with Graham Hancock before it Begins"
[www.youtube.com]


ZH: This man (Robert Bauval) is a thief and I don't want to talk on him, and I don't want his name to be mentioned.

GH: In academics, Zahi …..

ZH: He's not academic. He is nothing.

GH: In an academic world we do not do ad hominum arguments. We do not debate the man. We debate the matter.

ZH: Listen, Listen. The matter is debated already and it's closed.

GH: No it's not …

ZH: It is debated and closed. It's closed in Chicago by everyone.

GH: Then you don't want to hear anything that I have got to say.

ZH: Exactly, I don't want to hear anything.

GH: Shame on you.

ZH: (0:30) No please don't say this to me.

GH: But it is true, we ….

ZH: (Shouting loudly) Don't say this word to me. It's a shame on you, not on me.

GH: We haven't held a discussion about ….

ZH: (Still shouting loudly) Don't talk to me, please. Go away from me. Shame on you. Why do you say shame on me? Why?

GH: Because we should be able to openly discuss ….

ZH: I don't want to. This man did bad things. I don't want to hear his name.

GH: This man is ….

ZH: And I am going to call .… I am going to let this man not enter this country at all.

ZH (1:00) Because he is a crook. It's not my own business.

GH: Really, we should be able to have a debate ….

ZH: Please I don't want to talk to you. Please leave me alone.

Santha Hancock: So basically you're saying you won't have a discussion or a conversation if …

ZH: Why is someone talking about a theory of someone else? Why? Why is he talking about a theory that has been closed? Why you have to open the theory again?

GH: (1:30) The theory is not closed.

ZH: It is closed.

GH: No, it's not closed.

ZH: Everyone. And I don't know why you talk about him. It's a funny thing. Why do you talk about him? You have to present your theory, not to present the ideas.

GH: It's not closed Zahi.

ZH: Okay, I closed it.

GH: And I am presenting it. I am presenting my own theory.

ZH: OK, I am not going to attend this. I am going to give my talk but I'm not going to attend yours. (Hawass leaves the hall)

GH: (2:00) Even before a word is exchanged, one image and Mr. Hawass leaves the room. Shame.

Santha Hancock: What are you going to do?

GH: I'm here. I'm willing to debate. I do believe this is a great shame for Egyptology.

Santha Hancock: He does not want to talk about Bauval.

GH: Well I'm sorry, Bauval is central to the alternative argument. We cannot have a discussion without Bauval.

2:35 ENDS
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Dr. Zahi Hawass was reacting to this image of Robert Bauval. He returned to give his talk but did not engage in the planned debate:



Fuzzy


Edit note. Further information:

From the GHMB Newsdesk by Graham Hancock:
[www.grahamhancock.com]

Game of Groans: Egyptologist Zahi Hawass Goes Into Meltdown During Debate with Graham Hancock
[dailygrail.com]

Capricorn Radio - Robert Bauval - Hancock vs Hawass Analysis
<[www.youtube.com];



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Graham Hancock and Zahi Hawass debate in Cairo 1880 Richard Fusniak 23-Apr-15 13:02
Re: Graham Hancock and Zahi Hawass debate in Cairo 1155 Robert Bauval 23-Apr-15 13:08
Re: Graham Hancock and Zahi Hawass debate in Cairo 556 Pete Vanderzwet 24-Apr-15 03:14
Re: Graham Hancock and Zahi Hawass debate in Cairo 525 cladking 24-Apr-15 05:03
"Illegal bribes" ? 533 Richard Fusniak 25-Apr-15 13:46
Re: "Illegal bribes" ? 504 Scott Creighton 25-Apr-15 14:10
Re: "Illegal bribes" ? 461 Jon Ellison 25-Apr-15 14:15
Re: "Illegal bribes" ? 464 Richard Fusniak 25-Apr-15 14:19
Re: "Illegal bribes" ? 463 Jon Ellison 25-Apr-15 14:29
To clear up a confusion 475 Richard Fusniak 25-Apr-15 14:35
Re: To clear up a confusion 393 Scott Creighton 25-Apr-15 14:41
What Hawass wants 540 Richard Fusniak 25-Apr-15 14:56
Re: What Hawass wants 518 Scott Creighton 25-Apr-15 15:05
Re: What Hawass wants 447 Robert Bauval 25-Apr-15 15:16
Re: What Hawass wants 511 Scott Creighton 25-Apr-15 15:23
It seems to be a situation akin 490 Ratcho 25-Apr-15 16:21
Capricorn Radio - Robert Bauval - Hancock vs Hawass Analysis 542 Richard Fusniak 28-Apr-15 19:37
Re: "Illegal bribes" ? 452 Robert Bauval 25-Apr-15 14:54
Re: "Illegal bribes" ? 519 Scott Creighton 25-Apr-15 15:01
Re: "Illegal bribes" ? 480 Robert Bauval 25-Apr-15 15:24
Re: "Illegal bribes" ? 556 Scott Creighton 25-Apr-15 15:30
Re: "Illegal bribes" ? 538 cladking 25-Apr-15 16:21
Re: "Illegal bribes" ? 488 Scott Creighton 25-Apr-15 16:25
Re: "Illegal bribes" ? 467 LonelyAngel 28-Apr-15 18:14
Re: "Illegal bribes" ? 471 Origyptian 25-Apr-15 15:33
Re: "Illegal bribes" ? 436 Scott Creighton 25-Apr-15 15:36
Re: "Illegal bribes" ? 488 M. Williams 25-Apr-15 15:42
Re: "Illegal bribes" ? 552 k-mo1967 25-Apr-15 16:08
Re: "Illegal bribes" ? 819 Richard Fusniak 28-Apr-15 16:23
The moderator/top Egyptologist? 493 Richard Fusniak 26-Apr-15 20:35
Does the Sphinx have a connection with Gobekli Tepe? 1041 Richard Fusniak 26-Apr-15 20:40
Re: "Illegal bribes" ? 490 cladking 25-Apr-15 16:25
Re: Graham Hancock and Zahi Hawass debate in Cairo 510 Riaan 04-May-15 18:55
Re: Graham Hancock and Zahi Hawass debate in Cairo 513 LonelyAngel 04-May-15 19:46
Re: Graham Hancock and Zahi Hawass debate in Cairo 513 drew 23-Apr-15 13:22
Re: Graham Hancock and Zahi Hawass debate in Cairo 494 Richard Fusniak 23-Apr-15 13:35
Re: Graham Hancock and Zahi Hawass debate in Cairo 523 Pete Vanderzwet 24-Apr-15 03:16
Re: Graham Hancock and Zahi Hawass debate in Cairo 497 cladking 24-Apr-15 01:45
Re: Graham Hancock and Zahi Hawass debate in Cairo 480 DUNE 23-Apr-15 16:52
Re: Graham Hancock and Zahi Hawass debate in Cairo 515 k-mo1967 23-Apr-15 17:03
Bully boy has been de-throned 486 Richard Fusniak 23-Apr-15 17:19
Re: Graham Hancock and Zahi Hawass debate in Cairo 536 Origyptian 23-Apr-15 17:46
Re: Graham Hancock and Zahi Hawass debate in Cairo 483 k-mo1967 24-Apr-15 00:59
Re: Graham Hancock and Zahi Hawass debate in Cairo 493 OCaptain 24-Apr-15 12:43
Re: Graham Hancock and Zahi Hawass debate in Cairo 552 David L 24-Apr-15 22:12
Video: Zahi Hawass vs Graham Hancock on significance of Gobekli Tepe 515 Richard Fusniak 23-Apr-15 17:49
Re: Graham Hancock and Zahi Hawass debate in Cairo 490 Martin Stower 23-Apr-15 22:54
Re: Graham Hancock and Zahi Hawass debate in Cairo 488 Origyptian 23-Apr-15 23:28
Re: Graham Hancock and Zahi Hawass debate in Cairo 546 k-mo1967 24-Apr-15 01:06
Re: Graham Hancock and Zahi Hawass debate in Cairo 436 David L 24-Apr-15 22:16
Re: Graham Hancock and Zahi Hawass debate in Cairo 462 PB Bytes 24-May-15 03:29
Re: Graham Hancock and Zahi Hawass debate in Cairo 558 Source 24-Apr-15 01:07
Re: Graham Hancock and Zahi Hawass debate in Cairo 454 k-mo1967 24-Apr-15 01:13
Re: Graham Hancock and Zahi Hawass debate in Cairo 486 Source 24-Apr-15 01:12
Re: Graham Hancock and Zahi Hawass debate in Cairo 491 k-mo1967 24-Apr-15 01:14
Re: Graham Hancock and Zahi Hawass debate in Cairo 423 Pete Vanderzwet 24-Apr-15 03:11
Re: Graham Hancock and Zahi Hawass debate in Cairo 537 Richard Fusniak 24-Apr-15 10:06
Re: Graham Hancock and Zahi Hawass debate in Cairo 529 Pete Vanderzwet 24-Apr-15 16:13
Re: Graham Hancock and Zahi Hawass debate in Cairo 486 cladking 25-Apr-15 00:00
Re: Graham Hancock and Zahi Hawass debate in Cairo 427 Robert Bauval 19-May-15 08:19
Re: Graham Hancock and Zahi Hawass debate in Cairo 510 jesusej 19-May-15 10:49
Re: Graham Hancock and Zahi Hawass debate in Cairo 419 OCaptain 24-Apr-15 12:54
Re: Graham Hancock and Zahi Hawass debate in Cairo 530 Robert Bauval 24-Apr-15 19:41
Re: Graham Hancock and Zahi Hawass debate in Cairo 421 Pete Vanderzwet 24-Apr-15 20:23
Statement by Dominique Gorlitz 507 Richard Fusniak 24-Apr-15 23:00
Re: Statement by Dominique Gorlitz 483 Pete Vanderzwet 25-Apr-15 16:07
Re: Graham Hancock and Zahi Hawass debate in Cairo 537 michael seabrook 24-Apr-15 10:46
Re: Graham Hancock and Zahi Hawass debate in Cairo 445 Merrell 24-Apr-15 13:02
Re: Graham Hancock and Zahi Hawass debate in Cairo 473 michael seabrook 25-Apr-15 00:03
Re: Graham Hancock and Zahi Hawass debate in Cairo 554 cladking 24-Apr-15 14:43
Re: Graham Hancock and Zahi Hawass debate in Cairo 493 D-Archer 24-Apr-15 11:16
Re: Graham Hancock and Zahi Hawass debate in Cairo 476 Loki74 24-Apr-15 12:03
Re: Graham Hancock and Zahi Hawass debate in Cairo 438 Pete Vanderzwet 24-Apr-15 16:15
Re: Graham Hancock and Zahi Hawass debate in Cairo 523 Loki74 26-Apr-15 20:00
Re: Graham Hancock and Zahi Hawass debate in Cairo 484 Pete Vanderzwet 26-Apr-15 20:13
Re: Graham Hancock and Zahi Hawass debate in Cairo 578 cladking 27-Apr-15 03:16
Re: Graham Hancock and Zahi Hawass debate in Cairo 459 Pete Vanderzwet 27-Apr-15 12:19
Re: Graham Hancock and Zahi Hawass debate in Cairo 493 cladking 27-Apr-15 14:42
Re: Graham Hancock and Zahi Hawass debate in Cairo 507 Brian Patterson 27-Apr-15 21:42
Re: Graham Hancock and Zahi Hawass debate in Cairo 568 cladking 28-Apr-15 02:08
Re: Graham Hancock and Zahi Hawass debate in Cairo 477 OCaptain 27-Apr-15 12:57
Re: Graham Hancock and Zahi Hawass debate in Cairo 509 carolb 24-Apr-15 16:20
Re: Graham Hancock and Zahi Hawass debate in Cairo 515 Merrell 24-Apr-15 16:27
Re: Graham Hancock and Zahi Hawass debate in Cairo 519 Pete Vanderzwet 24-Apr-15 16:37
Re: Graham Hancock and Zahi Hawass debate in Cairo 531 Origyptian 24-Apr-15 17:13
Re: Graham Hancock and Zahi Hawass debate in Cairo 517 Brian Patterson 24-Apr-15 17:25
Re: Graham Hancock and Zahi Hawass debate in Cairo 498 Pete Vanderzwet 24-Apr-15 18:51
Re: Graham Hancock and Zahi Hawass debate in Cairo 537 Origyptian 24-Apr-15 19:01
Veiled threat 492 Richard Fusniak 24-Apr-15 18:07
Re: Graham Hancock and Zahi Hawass debate in Cairo 497 Origyptian 24-Apr-15 18:15
Re: Veiled threat 537 cladking 24-Apr-15 23:49
Re: Veiled threat 472 Pete Vanderzwet 25-Apr-15 16:08
Re: Veiled threat 497 cladking 25-Apr-15 16:27
Re: Graham Hancock and Zahi Hawass debate in Cairo 503 carolb 24-Apr-15 20:26
Re: Graham Hancock and Zahi Hawass debate in Cairo 471 k-mo1967 24-Apr-15 20:35
RE YOUTUBE: "Zahi Hawass vs Graham Hancock on significance of Gobekli Tepe" 502 Cain 24-Apr-15 19:47
Re: Graham Hancock and Zahi Hawass debate in Cairo 494 DUNE 24-Apr-15 20:10
Re: Graham Hancock and Zahi Hawass debate in Cairo 459 carolb 24-Apr-15 20:20
Re: Graham Hancock and Zahi Hawass debate in Cairo 449 Thanos5150 24-Apr-15 22:34
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Re: Graham Hancock and Zahi Hawass debate in Cairo 522 Origyptian 25-Apr-15 03:11
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Re: Graham Hancock and Zahi Hawass debate in Cairo 522 Origyptian 25-Apr-15 03:47
Re: Graham Hancock and Zahi Hawass debate in Cairo 537 Corpuscles 25-Apr-15 04:16
Re: Graham Hancock and Zahi Hawass debate in Cairo 479 Mo 25-Apr-15 05:10
Re: Graham Hancock and Zahi Hawass debate in Cairo 532 Origyptian 25-Apr-15 05:38
Re: Graham Hancock and Zahi Hawass debate in Cairo 490 Jon Ellison 25-Apr-15 14:05
Re: Graham Hancock and Zahi Hawass debate in Cairo 530 greengirl5 25-Apr-15 09:19
Ask Dr Zahi 534 Richard Fusniak 25-Apr-15 07:57
Re: Graham Hancock and Zahi Hawass debate in Cairo 570 M. Williams 25-Apr-15 15:04
Re: Graham Hancock and Zahi Hawass debate in Cairo 486 carolb 25-Apr-15 15:24
Re: Graham Hancock and Zahi Hawass debate in Cairo 542 M. Williams 25-Apr-15 15:27
Re: Graham Hancock and Zahi Hawass debate in Cairo 477 carolb 25-Apr-15 15:37
Re: Graham Hancock and Zahi Hawass debate in Cairo 440 M. Williams 25-Apr-15 17:24
Re: Graham Hancock and Zahi Hawass debate in Cairo 466 M. Williams 25-Apr-15 17:45
Re: Graham Hancock and Zahi Hawass debate in Cairo 457 Origyptian 25-Apr-15 17:55
Re: Graham Hancock and Zahi Hawass debate in Cairo 502 k-mo1967 25-Apr-15 22:30
Re: Graham Hancock and Zahi Hawass debate in Cairo 500 carolb 25-Apr-15 23:24
Re: Graham Hancock and Zahi Hawass debate in Cairo 512 k-mo1967 26-Apr-15 02:07
Re: Graham Hancock and Zahi Hawass debate in Cairo 436 Origyptian 26-Apr-15 03:37
Re: Graham Hancock and Zahi Hawass debate in Cairo 473 k-mo1967 26-Apr-15 03:54
Re: Graham Hancock and Zahi Hawass debate in Cairo 467 Origyptian 26-Apr-15 04:03
Re: Graham Hancock and Zahi Hawass debate in Cairo 501 k-mo1967 26-Apr-15 04:42
Re: Graham Hancock and Zahi Hawass debate in Cairo 483 Pete Vanderzwet 26-Apr-15 20:23
Re: Graham Hancock and Zahi Hawass debate in Cairo 495 Pete Vanderzwet 26-Apr-15 05:24
The gall to complain the video went on Youtube 534 Richard Fusniak 25-Apr-15 17:49
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Re: The gall to complain the video went on Youtube 476 M. Williams 25-Apr-15 18:00
Re: The gall to complain the video went on Youtube 458 Richard Fusniak 25-Apr-15 18:05
Video now reaches 100k hit viewings 547 Richard Fusniak 16-May-15 16:32
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Has there been any academic rejection of the OCT? 504 WonderWho 27-Apr-15 03:53
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Re: Graham Hancock and Zahi Hawass debate in Cairo 509 cladking 28-Apr-15 02:12
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Re: Note to Graham 519 Origyptian 28-Apr-15 07:17
Re: Note to Graham 541 cladking 28-Apr-15 15:07
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Re: Graham Hancock and Zahi Hawass debate in Cairo 476 PB Bytes 24-May-15 03:25
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Re: Graham Hancock and Zahi Hawass debate in Cairo 356 WonderWho 24-May-15 16:42
Re: Graham Hancock and Zahi Hawass debate in Cairo 535 Scott Creighton 24-May-15 16:56
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Re: Graham Hancock and Zahi Hawass debate in Cairo 491 Scott Creighton 25-May-15 11:27
Re: Graham Hancock and Zahi Hawass debate in Cairo 439 WonderWho 25-May-15 14:00
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