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11 years ago
cladking
legionromanes wrote: > its not because its a new idea, its because it flies against > everything that is known about 4th dynasty architecture, that > and the fact that archaeological evidence for an external ramp > has been known about for years and not ony at Giza but also at > several other pyramid complexes, quite simply its an old > revamped idea, and it wasn't Houdins, but
Forum: Mysteries
11 years ago
cladking
I don't think they are hiding anything so much as they are not looking. They may not be looking because they are afraid that they'll find something they don't want to know. I kind of suspect almost anything they found would tend to increase interest rather than decrease it since there aren't many things more boring (nor impossible) than dragging 6 1/2 million tons of rocks up a ramp. They
Forum: Mysteries
11 years ago
cladking
It depends what the truth really is. Tourism could soar. It's entirely possible that some of the ancient technology could be far more valuable than tourism. Licensing and spinoffs could be productive. Anything that will upset the status quo is what they are afraid will be found? It's not likely we'll find molemen or Sumerians built them. There certainly can't be anything more mundane
Forum: Mysteries
11 years ago
cladking
Good points. Most people would have no interest in much of anything if only the evidence were presented without some overall picture. Imagine Einstein's work with nothing but the thought experiments!!! It might be better if these overall pictures were presented as the individual's estimation of the best fit theory. He should usually do a much better job of presenting his assumptions and pos
Forum: Mysteries
11 years ago
cladking
Not only are the sides concave but there is also a groove in the middle of each side. Despite the fact that the grooves would necessarily be hidden by ther casing stone and the concavity would have been if the casing was laid like those at the bottom it should be considered they might have served the same function. The Red Pyramid has the concave sides as well. Like most of the actual fact
Forum: Mysteries
11 years ago
cladking
Tom Hebert wrote: > Yes, isn't this the age-old tension between science and > religion. Personally, I don't think one has to be right and > the other wrong. Now that you mention it this is exactly the the tension between science and religion though I wouldn't use these particular words to describe it. I was thinking of the almost blind adherance to ramps among those who speculate h
Forum: Mysteries
11 years ago
cladking
Anytime that much of the evidence has to be categorized as mysterious or non-supportive of the theory one should be leary as well. This goes many times over when the specific evidence is basic to the question at hand. Most people are quick to jump onto ideas that are widely held because this too is human nature. We tend to rather be wrong in good company than right by ourselves. Laird Scran
Forum: Mysteries
11 years ago
cladking
"That the ancient Egyptians believed that a physical object of immense creative power lie beneath the sands of Giza does not seem in doubt. Among the body of magical literature known as the Coffin Texts it speaks of something described as "the sealed thing, which is in darkness, with fire about it." It is said to contain "the efflux of Osiris", the god of the underworld,
Forum: Mysteries
11 years ago
cladking
The parallels between the ancient Egyptian religion and many of the modern religions is quite striking. The Old Testament and The Koran have many similarities and they don't stop there they apply to other aspects as well and there appear to be other older religions incorporated as well. This is really pretty natural since as both the Bible and the Pyramid Texts say "there is nothing new un
Forum: Mysteries
11 years ago
cladking
R and M wrote: > After all the passages discuss that we are ALL created in the > image of the Gods, hence there has to be similar parallels > between the energy body reactions of the great creation and > human beings. Man has always been interested in his purpose, his future, and his past. we all seem at some point to ask what does it all mean. One has to suspect that the pyrami
Forum: Mysteries
11 years ago
cladking
Susan Doris wrote: > Dladking > > Thank you for your response. Do I understand then that you do > not believe the gods the AEs refer to actually existed? That > they were in fact - as all gods are - a creative idea of the > mind? Tough questions. The simple answer is that no I believe that God(s) are a constuct of the human brain/ mind. They are the result of the way the
Forum: Mysteries
11 years ago
cladking
Susan Doris wrote: > > May I ask why (if you don't mind my askng) you are so > keen to have gods building the pyramids instead of (or with the > help of) ordinary humans? Just because we today would consider > the idea of allocating the money, time and resources to > building such a monument to be completely nonsensical does not > mean that the AEs would not. Look at it a
Forum: Mysteries
11 years ago
cladking
Pete Vanderzwet wrote: > And this is why your theory doesn't make sense. > > In order to work, you need to pretend that Egyptologists > haven't properly translated the texts. Yet you use their > translation of the texts as a basis or foundation for your > "evidence". You like the look of a few signs so you > arbitrarily claim the professionals have it wrong, mea
Forum: Mysteries
11 years ago
cladking
Pete Vanderzwet wrote: > The first example of the pyramid texts come from the pyramid of > Unas. Its not that no other sources survived, I believe the > PTs were recited by the priests who maintained the cult of the > king. When the kings began to notice that the cults of their > forefathers weren't being maintained, they had the "spells" > inscribed as an insuranc
Forum: Mysteries
11 years ago
cladking
Pete Vanderzwet wrote: > The pyramid texts aren't contemporary with the Giza pyramids. > Osiris himself is unevidenced that far north during the period > the pyramids at Giza were constructed. > > What evidence that I have presented here is "assumption"? > Everything I have presented is anchored in archaeology or > Egyptian iconography. > > You have ign
Forum: Mysteries
11 years ago
cladking
Pete Vanderzwet wrote: > Absolutely unsupported by the evidence. Indeed you have to > IGNORE evidence to make your "belief" sound sane. > > Belief is not fact. It doesn't matter what you believe or have > faith in, reality is reality and will trump faith every time. Of course all the "evidence" you can cite is either assumption or based on assumption. Muc
Forum: Mysteries
11 years ago
cladking
I believe all the great pyramids were built with the assistance of their Gods. Initially they were limited by the height of the of the column of water but then someone thought of shortening the ropes and the step pyramid was born. Eventually they discovered means to fill in the gaps and true pyramids were built. When the water pressure failed they had no choice but to resort to ramps and ALL o
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11 years ago
cladking
In order for him to prove that it is consistent he'd really have to post the entire work otherwise there might be something which contradicts his claim. The point of quoting what I did was merely to show that there are other translations and the word "regularly" doesn't even appear in them nor does the concept that this is an ongoing process. It's easy enough to search the PT. Ju
Forum: Mysteries
11 years ago
cladking
To view Egyptian religion and beliefs as a constant whole spanning millinea is probably most inaccurate. The beliefs evolved and whatever the reason for building the pyramid 440 cubits was probably lost on the later people. If we incorporate material from later periods a more interesting measurement is one which says Re sailed daily over an Eye of Horus that was 7 cubits across with a pupil o
Forum: Mysteries
11 years ago
cladking
hendrik dirker wrote: > > '...you will regularly ascend with Orion from the > eastern region of the sky, you will regularly > descend with Orion in the western region > of the sky...' {PT822} > > That is absolutely accurate. Furthermore Orion is situated on > the celestial equator and exhibits unique characteristics in > the manner it rises and sets, which gives furth
Forum: Mysteries
11 years ago
cladking
Pete Vanderzwet wrote: > The east and west are very different in a religious sense when > you consider the importance of the sun. Each has its own > meaning, or interpretation within its context. That context > needs to be understood before their texts are comprehended. I'm sure you're right but am far less sure that orthodox understanding is right. I'm not saying it's wrong si
Forum: Mysteries
11 years ago
cladking
legionromanes wrote: > CK, do you know the difference between Enigcom and Orion Von > Koch ? No. I did think the former reminded me of the latter even before you asked. Writing styles can throw me for a loop but I usually can understand what someone is talking about if I make an effort. Sometimes the effort isn't worth it. I read most of what OVK writes when it seems relevant.
Forum: Mysteries
11 years ago
cladking
Richard Fusniak wrote: > Gobbledegook which has nothing to do with the Mysteries Board. From a practical standpoint it would be difficult to agree more. But the words are coherent and do have meaning. That it is and will remain (in almost certainty) of no real use in organizing or understanding nature or even man is pretty damning. It's easy to see how such concepts might appeal to those
Forum: Mysteries
11 years ago
cladking
Riaan wrote: > Hi Audrey, I am sure many of these translations will not make > sense as the translators did not know the true meaning of the > text, whatever that might have been. That does not mean that > the texts are nonsense, but merely that they were not > translated correctly. The translators say it's impossible to get meaning from a dead language and all they can do is ci
Forum: Mysteries
11 years ago
cladking
Archae Solenhofen wrote: > How did they manage that one? Keeping it working for 26 years > must have dissolved quite a bit of limestone. This is one I should leave to better minds than mine but will give some very tentative thoughts I've had on the subject. The carbonic acid was highly erosive to limestone and the siderite in sandstone. The sand that was freed from the stone would also
Forum: Mysteries
11 years ago
cladking
11066. Re: Wrong.
Archae Solenhofen wrote: > Not really, 1 cubic meter weights about 2.2-2.6 tons. It might not sound like much but I have to believe you'd appreciate it more if you were charged with leading a team dragging it up a ramp or if you had pole position on the team. > Why? Doesn't stop large Carrara marble blocks from coming up or > down from the quarries along narrow trails in the past 50
Forum: Mysteries
11 years ago
cladking
There are no doubt other ways to interpret the Pyramid Texts. But I know of only one way to do it so that they are internally consistent and fit the physical evidence. And that involves cold water geysers which are cascade events caused by highly carbonated water fizzing up reducing pressure on the water below causing it to fizz as well. These geysers are known to shoot to heights of 180' an
Forum: Mysteries
11 years ago
cladking
11068. Re: Wrong.
Archae Solenhofen wrote: > The largest blocks in the GP were the granite roofing beams in > the King's Chamber at 50-60 tons.... there is nothing > preventing OK technology with its sledges, levers, ramps and > ropes from getting them to that level ot the GP. So why do you > think that <.5-2.5 ton blocks is such an insurmountable > problem, be it " very easy" or no
Forum: Mysteries
11 years ago
cladking
11069. Re: Wrong.
KABOOM wrote: > Regarding cutting the stones in 2, it would seem is a simple > resource tradeoff. The builders obviously had plenty of raw > manpower with which to transport massive blocks. While > cutting massive stones (evenly) into 2 half presumably required > "skilled labor". It would seem that it was simply much > easier to utilize an abundance of "ra
Forum: Mysteries
11 years ago
cladking
11070. Re: Wrong.
Archae Solenhofen wrote: > Cutting them in 2 by trenching (the trench volume is wasted > rock) means they would have to quarry more limestone to get the > same volume of blocks..... block size is a trade off between > quarry and transport expenditure (as well as a number of other > variables). > > Archae Solenhofen (solenhofen@hotmail.com) Many of the stones were cut by sa
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