> There are thousands of Egyptologists and they make
> pretty good money. Most in this country will make
> over $100,000 annually. . . .
Source of these figures?
> . . . Some of the money from tourism
> certainly finds its way to supporting Egyptology.
> The more money the Egyptian government has coming
> in the more they can fund Egyptology. . . .
How much is Egyptology and how much conservation?
> . . . While I don't necesarily agree with his
> conclusions I do agree with his thinking and his
> unwillingness to accept the quaint explanations.
> He has some good arguments. He is obviously right
> sometimes. What more can we ask of anyone?
You realise that what you’ve said is that you don’t know what a good argument is?
> . . . Despite the fact that it's
> merely incantatiuon and they can't tell you the
> first thing about even the simplest terms in the
> book, such as the meaning of the eye of horus,
> they still maintain they understand it. Even
> though new linguiosts are now sying it's
> translated and interpreted completely wrong they
> stillthink they understand it. . . .
Which new linguists? Are you one of them? If not, why not?
> So, yes, the ancients mustta believed in gods and
> magic because they wrote a book of incantation and
> religion that only Egyptologists understand. . . .
> People in the future are going to laugh at us.
Not sure how to break this to you, but some are now, having learnt to their surprise that the Pyramid Texts are the only evidence of Egyptian belief in gods and magic.
> I accept none of the assumptions so you can't even
> argue with me. It's a wonder you understand what
> I'm saying at all. Most people don't.
Much as you didn’t understand my simple point on how your theory of pyramid-building fails on approaching the apex.