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Harte Wrote:
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> Both volcanoes and earthquakes figure into several
> indigenous myths (
> 1, 2 , 3 , 4.) But since neither typically wipe out
> entire areas, maybe they aren't stressed as much
> as a tsunami is. That is, earthquakes and
> volcanoes aren't typically the main subject of a
> myth like a megaflood is.

Why is that? Why would a catastrophic flood myth occur around the globe if it didn't happen around the globe?
It's the question you seem to be avoiding.
Your myth links are not about a catastrophic event or a global flood, don't know why you give them.

> No, actual floods can also explain flood myths.
> Seen any scablands?

So what the hell are you saying here? The scablands were created by a catastrophic flood? Man was witness to the formation of the scablands and so a myth was born? Floods that create scablands are common?
Focus Harte.

> Didn't I already say that?
>
> Besides, earthquakes cause tsunamis. Also,
> gigantic tsunamis can be generated by landslides.

Your point is?

> No, I think modern man is an idiot who
> believes everything he's told. One need only read
> posts on this very forum for examples.

Such as your posts?

> What I said is that what we refer to as myths may
> have been stories passed on for entertainment
> purposes, until better entertainment was
> available.

In other words, they were idle simpletons incapable of critical thinking who just made up stories. Yes you are saying they were not intelligent. Your answer does not answer why similar myths appear around the globe. Your answer is the simplest wave of the hand devoid of critical thinking or even basic curiosity.

> Floods happen everywhere.

No doy. A common occurrence. So what would be the basis for a catastrophic flood?
Your point is?

> Myths contain crazy ideas, don't they.

Typical response from mainstream shadows when no explanation suits the theory of evolution. Just brush it aside. Brilliant Harte, wish I'd made that empty meaningless statement.

> > And why would some myths speak of land
> appearing
> > or land disappearing? A local flood wouldn't
> make
> > land suddenly appear.
>
> An earthquake would.

Well that would have to be one hell of an earthquake. What do you suppose would cause such a catastrophic earthquake?

> > And what of the Cave of Swimmers? The Sahara
> was
> > wet enough for swimming with whales?
> >
> Cave whales - a little known ancient species.

Another typical mainstream ignore the evidence response. You're so good at it.

Sounds like you haven't thought this through. Obviously you have no thoughts on how long it would take a myth to spread around the globe. Or why cultures on each continent would conceive of a similar story. Let alone what the source of the volume of water would be and the geological scars left by it. Since you only skim the surface without contemplating cause and effect, how can you possibly have an informed opinion on the subject? So far your opinion is shallow, uninformed for the purpose of self "entertainment"

He who knows all the answers has not been asked all the questions - Confucius

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Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 3333 Thanos5150 26-Apr-16 02:43
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 963 Audrey 26-Apr-16 04:38
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 856 R Avry Wilson 26-Apr-16 07:00
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Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 865 Thanos5150 26-Apr-16 17:45
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 726 R Avry Wilson 27-Apr-16 01:00
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 1015 Thanos5150 27-Apr-16 17:15
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 764 R Avry Wilson 30-Apr-16 03:17
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 910 Thanos5150 30-Apr-16 21:47
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 687 Origyptian 30-Apr-16 23:19
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 721 Aine 01-May-16 22:04
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 681 Thanos5150 01-May-16 22:54
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 2093 Thanos5150 28-Apr-16 23:03
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 798 R Avry Wilson 30-Apr-16 03:36
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 711 Thanos5150 30-Apr-16 22:18
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Re: The Unanswered Mystery of 7,000-year-old Ubaid Lizard figurines 498 Thanos5150 03-Jan-17 05:26
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 826 Origyptian 26-Apr-16 15:21
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 764 Thunderbird 27-Apr-16 20:42
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 796 Thanos5150 26-Apr-16 16:08
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 643 OCaptain 01-May-16 20:59
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 735 Corpuscles 01-May-16 22:25
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Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 647 Eddie Larry 03-May-16 21:53
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Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 650 Eddie Larry 03-May-16 22:13
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 639 Origyptian 04-May-16 03:01
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 762 Origyptian 04-May-16 03:25
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 670 Corpuscles 04-May-16 23:57
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Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 705 Thanos5150 02-May-16 20:29
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 660 Harte 02-May-16 21:41
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 735 Thanos5150 02-May-16 22:14
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Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 693 Harte 03-May-16 00:04
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 693 Thanos5150 03-May-16 00:52
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 669 Harte 03-May-16 22:00
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 660 Origyptian 03-May-16 22:05
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 729 Eddie Larry 04-May-16 01:49
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 668 Harte 05-May-16 22:18
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 464 Eddie Larry 05-May-16 22:31
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 648 Harte 05-May-16 22:50
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 687 Eddie Larry 06-May-16 00:57
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 705 Harte 06-May-16 10:08
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 645 Origyptian 06-May-16 12:36
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 605 Eddie Larry 06-May-16 15:26
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 741 Harte 06-May-16 16:56
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 618 Aine 06-May-16 23:28
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 584 Thanos5150 06-May-16 23:35
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 718 Audrey 07-May-16 01:52
Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 704 Harte 07-May-16 12:18
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Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 701 eyeofhorus33 08-May-16 05:34
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Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 698 OCaptain 04-May-16 23:16
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Re: Mesopotamian Origin of the Biblical Flood Myth 431 Eddie Larry 02-Jan-17 19:39
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