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Hi Matt.

eyeofhorus33 Wrote:
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> Hello Lee
>
> My introduction to the writings of Graham Hancock
> was 'Fingerprints of the Gods' shortly after I'd
> finished reading a book entitled 'When the Sky
> Fell' by the Flem-Aths.

Never got around to When the Sky Fell, but I read the Atlantis Blueprint by the Flem Aths.

> I then read 'Keeper of Genesis' and was intrigued
> by the claim that seismic surveys had detected
> what might be man-made chambers beneath the
> Sphinx. This seemed to lend weight to the
> ramblings of the so-called 'sleeping prophet',
> Edgar Cayce, who had previously claimed that there
> was indeed a subterranean chamber yet to be
> discovered.
>
> Robert Schoch's claims that the type of erosion on
> the body of the Sphinx was caused by heavy
> rainfall and not wind erosion was also of interest
> to me.
>
> What I also find particularly baffling is that the
> 'entrance' to G1's sarcophagus chamber is little
> bigger than a crawl space. It seems to my mind
> somewhat unceremonial and undignified to drop the
> coffin, get on one's hands and knees and push it
> through the entrance. Naturally, some will argue
> that I am wrongly ascribing modern funerary
> traditions and practices to an ancient
> civilisation but it is something I have never been
> able to reconcile.

Imagine all the other indignities poor Khufu suffered just to get there, the least of which not being able to even go through his own mortuary temple and dragged up a temporary structure to get up to the entrance.

HERE. Not a single relevant response despite hundreds of views.

> I like to read the posts of others and don't
> always have anything to offer to the development
> of a discussion, so I keep quiet. Other times, I
> poke the dog with a stick.

It seems to me that for some of you, the ones who could make a more meaningful contribution, "poking the dog with a stick" is how you spend most of your time here. I mean, for example, what do you think of this Matt:

The Enigma of the Palace Facade Mastabas of the 1st Dynasty

No contribution from you, Martin, Dr T, ect. Or to most of the ideas I have presented here:
Mysteries: The Collected Works of Thanos5150

Its not about me, but rather these topics, that I do not understand why it is more interesting to argue with flat Earthers or the minutia of the Khufu cartouche for the umpteenth time or Cladking's stupid bullshit ad nauseum. And not just along with more interesting topics, but actually in lieu of? I am truly at a loss to understand why people care most about the things in reality they should care the least.

> I have always been - and remain - open to reading
> the work of authors regarded as 'fringe'.
>
> Those are some of the reasons which brought me to
> the site. I read articles from the News Desk, read
> threads on the message board and on occasions
> contribute something to a thread when I think I
> have something to offer, or a question I'd like to
> ask, prompted by reflection on the discussions I
> enjoy reading.

Fair enough.

I suspect you had some Egyptology courses in your education?



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Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 2022 Thanos5150 05-Jul-19 02:13
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 440 cladking 05-Jul-19 03:29
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 384 Thanos5150 05-Jul-19 04:07
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 409 Susan Doris 05-Jul-19 05:16
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 360 engbren 05-Jul-19 12:45
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 327 Thanos5150 06-Jul-19 01:19
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 327 engbren 08-Jul-19 13:54
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 349 Thanos5150 05-Jul-19 14:56
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 342 cladking 05-Jul-19 16:50
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 333 Susan Doris 05-Jul-19 17:24
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 325 Thanos5150 06-Jul-19 01:23
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 306 Susan Doris 06-Jul-19 05:04
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 316 Thanos5150 06-Jul-19 05:48
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 341 Aine 05-Jul-19 18:05
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 311 Thanos5150 06-Jul-19 01:11
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 297 Aine 06-Jul-19 16:35
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 312 cladking 06-Jul-19 18:23
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 312 Eddie Larry 06-Jul-19 20:12
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 323 Aine 06-Jul-19 20:48
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 303 cladking 07-Jul-19 00:06
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 281 Aine 07-Jul-19 00:22
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 332 cladking 07-Jul-19 00:58
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 291 Thanos5150 07-Jul-19 23:27
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 277 Aine 09-Jul-19 22:05
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 266 Thanos5150 09-Jul-19 23:40
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 279 Aine 10-Jul-19 01:43
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 275 Susan Doris 10-Jul-19 05:00
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 327 Susan Doris 06-Jul-19 09:52
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 323 Thanos5150 06-Jul-19 15:46
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 292 Aine 06-Jul-19 16:48
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 294 Thanos5150 07-Jul-19 15:05
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 299 Susan Doris 06-Jul-19 17:25
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 296 cladking 06-Jul-19 18:16
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 287 Eddie Larry 06-Jul-19 20:06
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 300 Thanos5150 07-Jul-19 15:30
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 291 Susan Doris 07-Jul-19 16:30
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 286 Thanos5150 07-Jul-19 17:51
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 302 Aine 07-Jul-19 22:56
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 297 Susan Doris 08-Jul-19 05:19
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 273 Aine 09-Jul-19 22:12
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 298 drrayeye 06-Jul-19 18:50
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 317 Thanos5150 07-Jul-19 16:07
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 302 cladking 07-Jul-19 16:56
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 292 Aine 07-Jul-19 22:31
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 316 Thanos5150 07-Jul-19 23:42
The advantage of scholarly "tricks" in formulating opinions 298 drrayeye 08-Jul-19 22:26
Re: The advantage of scholarly "tricks" in formulating opinions 315 Eddie Larry 09-Jul-19 00:55
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 282 cladking 07-Jul-19 17:42
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 311 Thanos5150 08-Jul-19 01:35
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 325 eyeofhorus33 08-Jul-19 21:12
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 296 Thanos5150 09-Jul-19 15:56
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 295 Susan Doris 09-Jul-19 16:45
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 276 Thanos5150 10-Jul-19 00:46
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 333 eyeofhorus33 09-Jul-19 20:21
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 281 Thanos5150 09-Jul-19 23:07
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 299 engbren 10-Jul-19 08:24
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 286 Thanos5150 11-Jul-19 02:14
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 286 engbren 02-Aug-19 09:27
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 297 Thanos5150 02-Aug-19 14:36
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 270 engbren 02-Aug-19 21:31
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 331 Thanos5150 03-Aug-19 14:22
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 267 Aine 09-Jul-19 22:07
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 383 Jgeeta 08-Jul-19 02:43
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 310 KsFisher 08-Jul-19 19:28
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 322 KsFisher 08-Jul-19 19:16
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 302 cladking 09-Jul-19 13:08
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 301 KsFisher 09-Jul-19 19:49
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 266 cladking 11-Jul-19 01:06
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 269 Susan Doris 11-Jul-19 05:12
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 327 Corpuscles 10-Jul-19 04:16
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 356 Susan Doris 10-Jul-19 05:15
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 288 Corpuscles 10-Jul-19 06:21
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 344 Susan Doris 10-Jul-19 10:21
Gossip 302 drrayeye 10-Jul-19 17:46
Troll 322 eyeofhorus33 10-Jul-19 18:54
Re: Troll 298 Sirfiroth 10-Jul-19 19:03
Re: Troll 339 eyeofhorus33 10-Jul-19 19:08
An explanation in "Cowboy" 325 drrayeye 10-Jul-19 23:42
Other times, I poke the dog with a stick. 281 drrayeye 10-Jul-19 23:15
Not at all, Ray 346 eyeofhorus33 11-Jul-19 07:19
Matt's rules 291 drrayeye 11-Jul-19 07:52
Ray gets schooled 366 eyeofhorus33 11-Jul-19 11:31
Ho Ho Ho 302 drrayeye 11-Jul-19 14:12
Re: Ray gets schooled 293 Martin Stower 11-Jul-19 21:10
Fighting "trolls" in Texas 289 drrayeye 11-Jul-19 00:09
Re: Gossip 271 Susan Doris 11-Jul-19 05:15
The Grand Poo-Bah of Pomposity 287 Barbelo 11-Jul-19 07:07
Don't worry, Pancho 300 drrayeye 11-Jul-19 08:04
Grovel. Grovel. 280 Barbelo 11-Jul-19 10:54
Re: The Grand Poo-Bah of Pomposity 281 Susan Doris 11-Jul-19 11:35
Getting an "innocent" to take the bait 310 drrayeye 11-Jul-19 20:42
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 295 Martin Stower 10-Jul-19 18:09
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 278 Susan Doris 11-Jul-19 05:19
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 310 Thanos5150 11-Jul-19 02:48
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 280 Corpuscles 11-Jul-19 07:04
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 270 Thanos5150 11-Jul-19 15:37
Unfortunately 291 drrayeye 11-Jul-19 17:52
Re: Unfortunately 280 Corpuscles 12-Jul-19 00:09
Level 3 290 drrayeye 12-Jul-19 00:48
Re: Unfortunately 266 Thanos5150 12-Jul-19 15:06
Re: Unfortunately 305 cladking 12-Jul-19 17:10
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 307 kborissov 12-Jul-19 02:01
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 299 Corpuscles 12-Jul-19 02:59
Australian jargon 300 drrayeye 10-Jul-19 17:39
Re: Australian jargon 324 Martin Stower 10-Jul-19 18:16
Re: Australian jargon 283 drrayeye 11-Jul-19 00:20
Re: Australian jargon 293 Corpuscles 10-Jul-19 23:58
Thanks 302 drrayeye 11-Jul-19 00:12
Re: Australian jargon 275 cladking 11-Jul-19 01:00
Re: Australian jargon 309 Corpuscles 11-Jul-19 01:47
Re: Australian jargon 322 cladking 11-Jul-19 02:44
Re: Australian jargon 297 Corpuscles 11-Jul-19 03:58
Re: Australian jargon 311 Thanos5150 11-Jul-19 04:02
Re: Australian jargon 284 cladking 11-Jul-19 04:22
Re: Australian jargon 298 Corpuscles 11-Jul-19 04:50
Re: Australian jargon 296 cladking 11-Jul-19 14:31
Re: Australian jargon 296 Warwick 11-Jul-19 15:31
Re: Australian jargon 280 cladking 11-Jul-19 15:57
um 286 Warwick 11-Jul-19 17:01
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 306 cladking 11-Jul-19 01:11
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 300 cloister 11-Jul-19 13:32
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 281 Thanos5150 12-Jul-19 14:50
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 296 cloister 12-Jul-19 19:03
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 350 Thanos5150 13-Jul-19 01:33
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 315 AndyBlackard 11-Jul-19 19:40
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 276 Eddie Larry 11-Jul-19 19:47
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 302 Warwick 11-Jul-19 19:58
Re: Mainstream and Alternative Ideas 325 Dejus 12-Jul-19 11:20
the Dinosaur destroyer 550 hendrik dirker 12-Jul-19 15:02
Re: the Dinosaur destroyer 428 Robert Jameson 14-Sep-19 13:35


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