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I Found My Thrill On Potbelly Hill

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I Found My Thrill On Potbelly Hill

Unread postby StevenJay » Mon Feb 22, 2010 6:26 am

"A that predates even the pyramids is rewriting the story of human evolution."

Of course, they're jumpng the gun with their cherished beliefs and assumptions. But then, what else is new?
It's all about perception.
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Re: I Found My Thrill On Potbelly Hill

Unread postby Grey Cloud » Mon Feb 22, 2010 8:08 am

Hi StevenJay,
Fairly old news I'm afraid.
http://www.smithsonianmag.com/history-a ... c=y&page=1
Dated November 2008.
Still the same speculative drivel as the Newsweek piece though. I also found it very confusing. For example, it states that no evidence of human habitation or occupation has been found (e.g. fire pits) yet at the same time mentions thousands of bone fragments which show evidence of having been butchered and cooked. Virtually every paragraph offers a statement which could be challenged.
Nonetheless, a very interesting find.
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Re: I Found My Thrill On Potbelly Hill

Unread postby Solar » Thu Feb 25, 2010 11:28 am

I have to agree with Grey on this. The traditional date given for the construction of the Pyramids at Giza has been disputed with evidence of water erosion along the sphinx enclosure for example. This was first noticed by Schwaller de Lubicz during the 1950's. The time frame that such water erosion could've occurred is commensurate with the supposed +11,000 yrs date given for Gobekli Tepe.

The article is par for the course when seeing the confusion produced via the din of "". It is also said that is or was the oldest city in the world initially dated @ some 17,000 yrs then revised to 11,000 or so as well. All very interesting as the cyclical ages of mankind slowly reveals itself much to the chagrin of Archeology's 'standard model(s).'

On a personal note one of the ancient cities I find most intriguing is and it's massive interlocking stone work!

I don't believe in "aliens" and UFO's etc. These structures speak to the vast cyclical ages of mankind, the rise and fall of civilizations, catastrophic Earth events and "lost knowledge". An incorrect mindset has co-opted our great heritage.
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Re: I Found My Thrill On Potbelly Hill

Unread postby Grey Cloud » Thu Feb 25, 2010 12:40 pm

Hi Solar,
Ah, the History Channel, they put the H in Hyperbole. :roll:
With all these ancient sites the problem boils down to reliable dating, or, more exactly, the lack thereof. Meanwhile at one end we have the scholars and academics with their knowledge filters and , at the other end are the whackos and fruitcakes and stuck in the middle are intelligent, discerning, open-minded people like us ;) :D

It is hard to tell from the article, but I could not see what evidence they had to associate the builders of Gobekli Tepe and the people who left the bones etc.

I find it strange that these people, whoever they were, could produce exact likenesses of various creatures but, at least according to the 'expert's' theory, produced stylised, abstract human figures.

I would also like to know what evidence they have that the wildlife in the area today is the same as it was way back then.

My guess would be that the place was built by a pre-catastrophe people and that the 'hunter-gatherers' came later, i.e. post-catastrophe. As evidence I would point to South and Central America where virtually everybody originated from somehwere other than where they are today, and, at least in the case of the Inca, make no claim to the building of the cyclopean architecture.

And if anyone can point me at a contemporary hunter-gatherer society which builds anything other than simple housing and maybe pens for their livestock, I would be grateful.
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Re: I Found My Thrill On Potbelly Hill

Unread postby Solar » Thu Feb 25, 2010 1:34 pm

"Our laws of force tend to be applied in the Newtonian sense in that for every action there is an equal reaction, and yet, in the real world, where many-body gravitational effects or electrodynamic actions prevail, we do not have every action paired with an equal reaction." — Harold Aspden
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Re: I Found My Thrill On Potbelly Hill

Unread postby Grey Cloud » Thu Feb 25, 2010 2:10 pm

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