egyptology(tm) is his religion, and his unquestioning adherence to its dogma is his reality-anchor. he won't/can't see it another way, and everyone else (the whole world if need be) is wrong and 'needs to'... well, think like him. and if you don't 'see the light', he'll just relentlessly, post after post after post 'menace you down' (his version of 'shout you down') with seething directed/personalized arrogance and a general assumed superiority.
(see our exchanges under my 'summary of this thread' sub-thread elsewhere in this post. or any post of his anywhere, really)
our only hope to eradicate people like this who are fundamentalist 'believers' and can't be persuaded to keep examining new things objectively is to just stop replying. he brings the whole fun and mood of this board down when he shows up, and he slows down progress.
while i'm at it, on the flipside, there are so many good and original and solid thinkers here that really inspire thought, and i am usually excited to come here and see what's up and contribute occasionally. i honestly feel that this is one of the best- most forward thinking and rational- sites in existence, and real progress often gets made...