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The following is the first draft of the letter I will be sending to CBS concerning "Ancient Secrets of the Bible." Critical comments are welcomed, but please respond through e-mail unless you think your comments are relevant to talk.origins. I focused narrowly on Carl Baugh and some of his claims. I did this because I am most familiar with this topic, and I didn't see the entire show. I still have to double-check the accuracy of my typing in the letter. Please let me know of any mistakes. I a The following is the first draft of the letter I will be sending to CBS concerning "Ancient Secrets of the Bible." Critical comments are welcomed, but please respond through e-mail unless you think your comments are relevant to talk.origins. I focused narrowly on Carl Baugh and some of his claims. I did this because I am most familiar with this topic, and I didn't see the entire show. I still have to double-check the accuracy of my typing in the letter. Please let me know of any mistakes. I a The following is the first draft of the letter I will be sending to CBS concerning "Ancient Secrets of the Bible." Critical comments are welcomed, but please respond through e-mail unless you think your comments are relevant to talk.origins. I focused narrowly on Carl Baugh and some of his claims. I did this because I am most familiar with this topic, and I didn't see the entire show. I still have to double-check the accuracy of my typing in the letter. Please let me know of any mistakes. I a The following is the first draft of the letter I will be sending to CBS concerning "Ancient Secrets of the Bible." Critical comments are welcomed, but please respond through e-mail unless you think your comments are relevant to talk.origins. I focused narrowly on Carl Baugh and some of his claims. I did this because I am most familiar with this topic, and I didn't see the entire show. I still have to double-check the accuracy of my typing in the letter. Please let me know of any mistakes. I as of the Paluxy River in Glen Rose, Texas. He claims that this evidence shows that humans and dinosaurs coexisted. Mr. Baugh also showed an iron hammer with a wooden handle found near London, Texas by others in the 1930's in an 'Ordovician' stone concretion. If this claim were authentic, it would show that either hammer-making humans existed 500 million years ago (the age of the Ordovician period) or current ideas about the history of life on earth are incorrect. I will deal with these two claims ss of the Paluxy River in Glen Rose, Texas. He claims that this evidence shows that humans and dinosaurs coexisted. Mr. Baugh also showed an iron hammer with a wooden handle found near London, Texas by others in the 1930's in an 'Ordovician' stone concretion. If this claim were authentic, it would show that either hammer-making humans existed 500 million years ago (the age of the Ordovician period) or current ideas about the history of life on earth are incorrect. I will deal with these two claims ss of the Paluxy River in Glen Rose, Texas. He claims that this evidence shows that humans and dinosaurs coexisted. Mr. Baugh also showed an iron hammer with a wooden handle found near London, Texas by others in the 1930's in an 'Ordovician' stone concretion. If this claim were authentic, it would show that either hammer-making humans existed 500 million years ago (the age of the Ordovician period) or current ideas about the history of life on earth are incorrect. I will deal with these two claims ss of the Paluxy River in Glen Rose, Texas. He claims that this evidence shows that humans and dinosaurs coexisted. Mr. Baugh also showed an iron hammer with a wooden handle found near London, Texas by others in the 1930's in an 'Ordovician' stone concretion. If this claim were authentic, it would show that either hammer-making humans existed 500 million years ago (the age of the Ordovician period) or current ideas about the history of life on earth are incorrect. I will deal with these two claims s so I will attempt to summarize. I encourage the reader to check out the sources at the end of this letter. Godfrey (1985, pp. 34-35) states that Baugh's 'mantracks' at the McFall Site (at Paluxy) fall into three categories: (1) Clear toe impressions of tridactyl [three-toed] dinosaurs (2) poor dinosaur tracks (3) Invertebrate burrow casts of _Thalassinoides_ that creationists identify as 'toes' of their 'mantracks.' In addition, various scientists have explanations for the supposed so I will attempt to summarize. I encourage the reader to check out the sources at the end of this letter. Godfrey (1985, pp. 34-35) states that Baugh's 'mantracks' at the McFall Site (at Paluxy) fall into three categories: (1) Clear toe impressions of tridactyl [three-toed] dinosaurs (2) poor dinosaur tracks (3) Invertebrate burrow casts of _Thalassinoides_ that creationists identify as 'toes' of their 'mantracks.' In addition, various scientists have explanations for the supposed so I will attempt to summarize. I encourage the reader to check out the sources at the end of this letter. Godfrey (1985, pp. 34-35) states that Baugh's 'mantracks' at the McFall Site (at Paluxy) fall into three categories: (1) Clear toe impressions of tridactyl [three-toed] dinosaurs (2) poor dinosaur tracks (3) Invertebrate burrow casts of _Thalassinoides_ that creationists identify as 'toes' of their 'mantracks.' In addition, various scientists have explanations for the supposed so I will attempt to summarize. I encourage the reader to check out the sources at the end of this letter. Godfrey (1985, pp. 34-35) states that Baugh's 'mantracks' at the McFall Site (at Paluxy) fall into three categories: (1) Clear toe impressions of tridactyl [three-toed] dinosaurs (2) poor dinosaur tracks (3) Invertebrate burrow casts of _Thalassinoides_ that creationists identify as 'toes' of their 'mantracks.' In addition, various scientists have explanations for the supposed tivities. The facts have flat been dismissed.' He [West] added that Baugh's prints were 'totally contrived from his imagination.' West had worked directly on excavations and had even made the plaster casts for Baugh of some of the tracks. In this connection, West noted that he had seen some plaster casts which, when they were transformed into fiberglass casts, were made to look more human in the process." Baugh's claims have even been questioned by creationists: "Knowledgeable creationistivities. The facts have flat been dismissed.' He [West] added that Baugh's prints were 'totally contrived from his imagination.' West had worked directly on excavations and had even made the plaster casts for Baugh of some of the tracks. In this connection, West noted that he had seen some plaster casts which, when they were transformed into fiberglass casts, were made to look more human in the process." Baugh's claims have even been questioned by creationists: "Knowledgeable creationistivities. The facts have flat been dismissed.' He [West] added that Baugh's prints were 'totally contrived from his imagination.' West had worked directly on excavations and had even made the plaster casts for Baugh of some of the tracks. In this connection, West noted that he had seen some plaster casts which, when they were transformed into fiberglass casts, were made to look more human in the process." Baugh's claims have even been questioned by creationists: "Knowledgeable creationistivities. The facts have flat been dismissed.' He [West] added that Baugh's prints were 'totally contrived from his imagination.' West had worked directly on excavations and had even made the plaster casts for Baugh of some of the tracks. In this connection, West noted that he had seen some plaster casts which, when they were transformed into fiberglass casts, were made to look more human in the process." Baugh's claims have even been questioned by creationists: "Knowledgeable creationisof the Louisiana legislature was clearly to advance a religious viewpoint that a supernatural being created humankind. The term 'creation science' was defined as embracing this particular religious doctrine by those responsible for the passage of the Creationism Act." (As quoted in Strahler, 1987, p. 528) I realize that the program was not primarily concerned with the views of creation 'scientists.' However, I feel that by airing "Ancient Secrets of the Bible," CBS has helped to advance the of the Louisiana legislature was clearly to advance a religious viewpoint that a supernatural being created humankind. The term 'creation science' was defined as embracing this particular religious doctrine by those responsible for the passage of the Creationism Act." (As quoted in Strahler, 1987, p. 528) I realize that the program was not primarily concerned with the views of creation 'scientists.' However, I feel that by airing "Ancient Secrets of the Bible," CBS has helped to advance the of the Louisiana legislature was clearly to advance a religious viewpoint that a supernatural being created humankind. The term 'creation science' was defined as embracing this particular religious doctrine by those responsible for the passage of the Creationism Act." (As quoted in Strahler, 1987, p. 528) I realize that the program was not primarily concerned with the views of creation 'scientists.' However, I feel that by airing "Ancient Secrets of the Bible," CBS has helped to advance the of the Louisiana legislature was clearly to advance a religious viewpoint that a supernatural being created humankind. The term 'creation science' was defined as embracing this particular religious doctrine by those responsible for the passage of the Creationism Act." (As quoted in Strahler, 1987, p. 528) I realize that the program was not primarily concerned with the views of creation 'scientists.' However, I feel that by airing "Ancient Secrets of the Bible," CBS has helped to advance the s allegedly proven that everything in it is the absolute truth. Rather than bore you with the details, I have attached a copy of the letter I am sending to CBS. It's long, but I wanted it to be detailed. I encourage you all to write to CBS, and to make your displeasure at this show known. Please feel free to use parts of my letter, so long as the original intent of the letter is not changed. The more _unique_ letters CBS receives, the better. At the end of this post, I have also included the liss allegedly proven that everything in it is the absolute truth. Rather than bore you with the details, I have attached a copy of the letter I am sending to CBS. It's long, but I wanted it to be detailed. I encourage you all to write to CBS, and to make your displeasure at this show known. Please feel free to use parts of my letter, so long as the original intent of the letter is not changed. The more _unique_ letters CBS receives, the better. At the end of this post, I have also included the liss allegedly proven that everything in it is the absolute truth. Rather than bore you with the details, I have attached a copy of the letter I am sending to CBS. It's long, but I wanted it to be detailed. I encourage you all to write to CBS, and to make your displeasure at this show known. Please feel free to use parts of my letter, so long as the original intent of the letter is not changed. The more _unique_ letters CBS receives, the better. At the end of this post, I have also included the liss allegedly proven that everything in it is the absolute truth. Rather than bore you with the details, I have attached a copy of the letter I am sending to CBS. It's long, but I wanted it to be detailed. I encourage you all to write to CBS, and to make your displeasure at this show known. Please feel free to use parts of my letter, so long as the original intent of the letter is not changed. The more _unique_ letters CBS receives, the better. At the end of this post, I have also included the lisshow. Their credibility would have been aided (or eroded?) had their institutional affiliations been clearly stated - most were not. What makes them an "expert", and what are their qualifications? How are they regarded in the scientific community at large - what are their reputations? 2) Most of the experts were clearly biased. The program had one skeptical expert with a 10 second sound bite, then the program spent 20 minutes with other experts, along with glitzy productions that illustrated show. Their credibility would have been aided (or eroded?) had their institutional affiliations been clearly stated - most were not. What makes them an "expert", and what are their qualifications? How are they regarded in the scientific community at large - what are their reputations? 2) Most of the experts were clearly biased. The program had one skeptical expert with a 10 second sound bite, then the program spent 20 minutes with other experts, along with glitzy productions that illustrated show. Their credibility would have been aided (or eroded?) had their institutional affiliations been clearly stated - most were not. What makes them an "expert", and what are their qualifications? How are they regarded in the scientific community at large - what are their reputations? 2) Most of the experts were clearly biased. The program had one skeptical expert with a 10 second sound bite, then the program spent 20 minutes with other experts, along with glitzy productions that illustrated show. Their credibility would have been aided (or eroded?) had their institutional affiliations been clearly stated - most were not. What makes them an "expert", and what are their qualifications? How are they regarded in the scientific community at large - what are their reputations? 2) Most of the experts were clearly biased. The program had one skeptical expert with a 10 second sound bite, then the program spent 20 minutes with other experts, along with glitzy productions that illustrated m's writers could learn from. 6) Most Biblical skeptics concede the fact that the Bible quite possibly has a great deal of historic accuracy. The program's logic, that since various cities have been discovered their mere existance proves the veracity of Biblical miracles, is faulty to the extreme. By that logic I could claim that the Greek Gods truly exist because of the ancient ruins in Greece and the recent discovery of Troy. 7) The program covered quite a variety of topics. If you had trm's writers could learn from. 6) Most Biblical skeptics concede the fact that the Bible quite possibly has a great deal of historic accuracy. The program's logic, that since various cities have been discovered their mere existance proves the veracity of Biblical miracles, is faulty to the extreme. By that logic I could claim that the Greek Gods truly exist because of the ancient ruins in Greece and the recent discovery of Troy. 7) The program covered quite a variety of topics. If you had trm's writers could learn from. 6) Most Biblical skeptics concede the fact that the Bible quite possibly has a great deal of historic accuracy. The program's logic, that since various cities have been discovered their mere existance proves the veracity of Biblical miracles, is faulty to the extreme. By that logic I could claim that the Greek Gods truly exist because of the ancient ruins in Greece and the recent discovery of Troy. 7) The program covered quite a variety of topics. If you had trm's writers could learn from. 6) Most Biblical skeptics concede the fact that the Bible quite possibly has a great deal of historic accuracy. The program's logic, that since various cities have been discovered their mere existance proves the veracity of Biblical miracles, is faulty to the extreme. By that logic I could claim that the Greek Gods truly exist because of the ancient ruins in Greece and the recent discovery of Troy. 7) The program covered quite a variety of topics. If you had trasking a Physicist or an Electrical Engineer if that would be possible, let alone likely. As an engineer, I have my doubts! Given the speed of light, any radio communication would have been tremendously slow, as we have not found any signs of intelligent life within a 20 light-year radius. In fact, even if there were an advanced civilization at the closest star, Proxima Centauri, the round trip message time would have been 8 years. This would have taxed anyone's patience - even if they knew thasking a Physicist or an Electrical Engineer if that would be possible, let alone likely. As an engineer, I have my doubts! Given the speed of light, any radio communication would have been tremendously slow, as we have not found any signs of intelligent life within a 20 light-year radius. In fact, even if there were an advanced civilization at the closest star, Proxima Centauri, the round trip message time would have been 8 years. This would have taxed anyone's patience - even if they knew thasking a Physicist or an Electrical Engineer if that would be possible, let alone likely. As an engineer, I have my doubts! Given the speed of light, any radio communication would have been tremendously slow, as we have not found any signs of intelligent life within a 20 light-year radius. In fact, even if there were an advanced civilization at the closest star, Proxima Centauri, the round trip message time would have been 8 years. This would have taxed anyone's patience - even if they knew thasking a Physicist or an Electrical Engineer if that would be possible, let alone likely. As an engineer, I have my doubts! Given the speed of light, any radio communication would have been tremendously slow, as we have not found any signs of intelligent life within a 20 light-year radius. In fact, even if there were an advanced civilization at the closest star, Proxima Centauri, the round trip message time would have been 8 years. This would have taxed anyone's patience - even if they knew th other bushes around so that it could be tested? Why was this not done? It would be an easy test, and would be very convincing if it worked. 4) Parting of the Red Sea There was the skeptical Rabbi in the beginning who talked about the probable numbers of people involved in the Exodus as being greater than 2 million. How were the logistics of the travel done? Food and distribution? Movement coordination? Where are the traces of the migration - surely a movement of 2 million plus people (pl other bushes around so that it could be tested? Why was this not done? It would be an easy test, and would be very convincing if it worked. 4) Parting of the Red Sea There was the skeptical Rabbi in the beginning who talked about the probable numbers of people involved in the Exodus as being greater than 2 million. How were the logistics of the travel done? Food and distribution? Movement coordination? Where are the traces of the migration - surely a movement of 2 million plus people (pl other bushes around so that it could be tested? Why was this not done? It would be an easy test, and would be very convincing if it worked. 4) Parting of the Red Sea There was the skeptical Rabbi in the beginning who talked about the probable numbers of people involved in the Exodus as being greater than 2 million. How were the logistics of the travel done? Food and distribution? Movement coordination? Where are the traces of the migration - surely a movement of 2 million plus people (pl other bushes around so that it could be tested? Why was this not done? It would be an easy test, and would be very convincing if it worked. 4) Parting of the Red Sea There was the skeptical Rabbi in the beginning who talked about the probable numbers of people involved in the Exodus as being greater than 2 million. How were the logistics of the travel done? Food and distribution? Movement coordination? Where are the traces of the migration - surely a movement of 2 million plus people (plegyptian relics been found in that area, and have they been dated to the proper time? 5) Dinosaurs and People (evolution) More than 99 percent of U.S. scientists believe in the veracity of evolution. While having a majority does not mean that the view held is true, in a community whose fundamental principles call for constant re-examination and re- evaluation I feel it unlikely that a false theory would have lasted for over 100 years. There is a tremendous amount of evidence in favor of evoluegyptian relics been found in that area, and have they been dated to the proper time? 5) Dinosaurs and People (evolution) More than 99 percent of U.S. scientists believe in the veracity of evolution. While having a majority does not mean that the view held is true, in a community whose fundamental principles call for constant re-examination and re- evaluation I feel it unlikely that a false theory would have lasted for over 100 years. There is a tremendous amount of evidence in favor of evoluegyptian relics been found in that area, and have they been dated to the proper time? 5) Dinosaurs and People (evolution) More than 99 percent of U.S. scientists believe in the veracity of evolution. While having a majority does not mean that the view held is true, in a community whose fundamental principles call for constant re-examination and re- evaluation I feel it unlikely that a false theory would have lasted for over 100 years. There is a tremendous amount of evidence in favor of evoluegyptian relics been found in that area, and have they been dated to the proper time? 5) Dinosaurs and People (evolution) More than 99 percent of U.S. scientists believe in the veracity of evolution. While having a majority does not mean that the view held is true, in a community whose fundamental principles call for constant re-examination and re- evaluation I feel it unlikely that a false theory would have lasted for over 100 years. There is a tremendous amount of evidence in favor of evolu evolution automatically mean that the judeo-christian creation is the true one. Faulty logic, again! 6) The Ark of the Covanent Was there the necessary technology? Sure - wood and gold working were well advanced by this time in history. Why couldn't the israelites have made one? As to there actually being one - why not? People have undertaken colossal projects to appease their gods. Just look at the temples of many different religions, and the cathedrals that took over a century to build evolution automatically mean that the judeo-christian creation is the true one. Faulty logic, again! 6) The Ark of the Covanent Was there the necessary technology? Sure - wood and gold working were well advanced by this time in history. Why couldn't the israelites have made one? As to there actually being one - why not? People have undertaken colossal projects to appease their gods. Just look at the temples of many different religions, and the cathedrals that took over a century to build evolution automatically mean that the judeo-christian creation is the true one. Faulty logic, again! 6) The Ark of the Covanent Was there the necessary technology? Sure - wood and gold working were well advanced by this time in history. Why couldn't the israelites have made one? As to there actually being one - why not? People have undertaken colossal projects to appease their gods. Just look at the temples of many different religions, and the cathedrals that took over a century to build evolution automatically mean that the judeo-christian creation is the true one. Faulty logic, again! 6) The Ark of the Covanent Was there the necessary technology? Sure - wood and gold working were well advanced by this time in history. Why couldn't the israelites have made one? As to there actually being one - why not? People have undertaken colossal projects to appease their gods. Just look at the temples of many different religions, and the cathedrals that took over a century to builds quite a lot of engineering skill in those days, and cheap labor was readily available. 8) Walls of Jericho Wall sapping has been known for millenia. Sapping is the technique of tunnelling under a wall, supporting the roof with wood. Then the wood is lit on fire and when the tunnel gives way the walls collapse. Why rely on a miracle when a rational explanation is readily available? Nor is lightening mentioned in the story, yet your mini-movie had lightening striking the walls. As to the s quite a lot of engineering skill in those days, and cheap labor was readily available. 8) Walls of Jericho Wall sapping has been known for millenia. Sapping is the technique of tunnelling under a wall, supporting the roof with wood. Then the wood is lit on fire and when the tunnel gives way the walls collapse. Why rely on a miracle when a rational explanation is readily available? Nor is lightening mentioned in the story, yet your mini-movie had lightening striking the walls. As to the s quite a lot of engineering skill in those days, and cheap labor was readily available. 8) Walls of Jericho Wall sapping has been known for millenia. Sapping is the technique of tunnelling under a wall, supporting the roof with wood. Then the wood is lit on fire and when the tunnel gives way the walls collapse. Why rely on a miracle when a rational explanation is readily available? Nor is lightening mentioned in the story, yet your mini-movie had lightening striking the walls. As to the s quite a lot of engineering skill in those days, and cheap labor was readily available. 8) Walls of Jericho Wall sapping has been known for millenia. Sapping is the technique of tunnelling under a wall, supporting the roof with wood. Then the wood is lit on fire and when the tunnel gives way the walls collapse. Why rely on a miracle when a rational explanation is readily available? Nor is lightening mentioned in the story, yet your mini-movie had lightening striking the walls. As to the eligious propaganda thinly veiled as science. I will inform them that I am working on spreading the word of their support for the program, and am encouraging people not to buy their products. Additionally, in these days where poll after poll of the american population shows a frightening lack of knowledge of basic science and the scientific method, your representation of the methods and logic in this program as scientific is nothing short of criminal. Many people in this country have the TV as theligious propaganda thinly veiled as science. I will inform them that I am working on spreading the word of their support for the program, and am encouraging people not to buy their products. Additionally, in these days where poll after poll of the american population shows a frightening lack of knowledge of basic science and the scientific method, your representation of the methods and logic in this program as scientific is nothing short of criminal. Many people in this country have the TV as theligious propaganda thinly veiled as science. I will inform them that I am working on spreading the word of their support for the program, and am encouraging people not to buy their products. Additionally, in these days where poll after poll of the american population shows a frightening lack of knowledge of basic science and the scientific method, your representation of the methods and logic in this program as scientific is nothing short of criminal. Many people in this country have the TV as theligious propaganda thinly veiled as science. I will inform them that I am working on spreading the word of their support for the program, and am encouraging people not to buy their products. Additionally, in these days where poll after poll of the american population shows a frightening lack of knowledge of basic science and the scientific method, your representation of the methods and logic in this program as scientific is nothing short of criminal. Many people in this country have the TV as th50 RAGU CHICKEN Ragu Foods Company, Rochester, NY, 14606 SIMMER SAUCES ACE HARDWARE unknown as of this writing MOTRIN IB The Upjohn Company, Kalamazoo, MI 49001 MIRACLE GRO unknown as of this writing ALL DETERGENT Lever Brothers Company, New York, NY, 10022 ADVIL and Whitehall Labs, Inc. 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Even if there is evidence of destruction of the Cities of the Plain, that offers no support to omit Lot offering his daughters to the mob? Randall Younker -- mentioned layer of ash. But is it volcanic? After all, the cities may have been sacked for all we were told in the show. The five sites listed were Bab Edh-Dhra (Sodom), Numeira (Gomorrah), Safi (Zoar), Feifa (Admap) and Khanazir. Would someone who knows the appropriate indices check for papers on these sites and let us know what you find? Even if there is evidence of destruction of the Cities of the Plain, that offers no support to omit Lot offering his daughters to the mob? Randall Younker -- mentioned layer of ash. But is it volcanic? After all, the cities may have been sacked for all we were told in the show. The five sites listed were Bab Edh-Dhra (Sodom), Numeira (Gomorrah), Safi (Zoar), Feifa (Admap) and Khanazir. Would someone who knows the appropriate indices check for papers on these sites and let us know what you find? Even if there is evidence of destruction of the Cities of the Plain, that offers no support to omit Lot offering his daughters to the mob? Randall Younker -- mentioned layer of ash. But is it volcanic? After all, the cities may have been sacked for all we were told in the show. The five sites listed were Bab Edh-Dhra (Sodom), Numeira (Gomorrah), Safi (Zoar), Feifa (Admap) and Khanazir. Would someone who knows the appropriate indices check for papers on these sites and let us know what you find? Even if there is evidence of destruction of the Cities of the Plain, that offers no support twell as addressed the claim that Ipuwer papyrus is an account of the Plagues of Egypt in ANCIENT ASTRONAUTS, COSMIC COLLISIONS. Ramses II (c. 1335 - 1205 B.C.) is identified in the show as the Pharoah of the Exodus, but Brad Sparks ("Archaeological Researcher") makes the claim that the Ipuwer papyrus, which dates to the end of the Middle Kingdom (~1850 B.C.) is a description of the Plagues. Not to mention the dating of the fall of Jericho to Apr. 9, 1421 B.C., a century before Ramses II. Bit of a pwell as addressed the claim that Ipuwer papyrus is an account of the Plagues of Egypt in ANCIENT ASTRONAUTS, COSMIC COLLISIONS. Ramses II (c. 1335 - 1205 B.C.) is identified in the show as the Pharoah of the Exodus, but Brad Sparks ("Archaeological Researcher") makes the claim that the Ipuwer papyrus, which dates to the end of the Middle Kingdom (~1850 B.C.) is a description of the Plagues. Not to mention the dating of the fall of Jericho to Apr. 9, 1421 B.C., a century before Ramses II. Bit of a pwell as addressed the claim that Ipuwer papyrus is an account of the Plagues of Egypt in ANCIENT ASTRONAUTS, COSMIC COLLISIONS. Ramses II (c. 1335 - 1205 B.C.) is identified in the show as the Pharoah of the Exodus, but Brad Sparks ("Archaeological Researcher") makes the claim that the Ipuwer papyrus, which dates to the end of the Middle Kingdom (~1850 B.C.) is a description of the Plagues. Not to mention the dating of the fall of Jericho to Apr. 9, 1421 B.C., a century before Ramses II. Bit of a pwell as addressed the claim that Ipuwer papyrus is an account of the Plagues of Egypt in ANCIENT ASTRONAUTS, COSMIC COLLISIONS. Ramses II (c. 1335 - 1205 B.C.) is identified in the show as the Pharoah of the Exodus, but Brad Sparks ("Archaeological Researcher") makes the claim that the Ipuwer papyrus, which dates to the end of the Middle Kingdom (~1850 B.C.) is a description of the Plagues. Not to mention the dating of the fall of Jericho to Apr. 9, 1421 B.C., a century before Ramses II. Bit of a pself. > > "Apparently the shaking returned again and again, and the country was > reduced > to ruins, the state went into sudden decline, and life became unbearable." > > Apparently no such thing. Let's look at the context of two of the sentences > he grabs out of the text in the above quote. Papyrus 2:11 reads "Indeed, the > land turns round as does a potter's wheel; the robber is a possessor of > riches and [the rich man is become] a plunderer." In other words, this is a > "wheel of fate" image,self. > > "Apparently the shaking returned again and again, and the country was > reduced > to ruins, the state went into sudden decline, and life became unbearable." > > Apparently no such thing. Let's look at the context of two of the sentences > he grabs out of the text in the above quote. Papyrus 2:11 reads "Indeed, the > land turns round as does a potter's wheel; the robber is a possessor of > riches and [the rich man is become] a plunderer." In other words, this is a > "wheel of fate" image,self. > > "Apparently the shaking returned again and again, and the country was > reduced > to ruins, the state went into sudden decline, and life became unbearable." > > Apparently no such thing. Let's look at the context of two of the sentences > he grabs out of the text in the above quote. Papyrus 2:11 reads "Indeed, the > land turns round as does a potter's wheel; the robber is a possessor of > riches and [the rich man is become] a plunderer." In other words, this is a > "wheel of fate" image,self. > > "Apparently the shaking returned again and again, and the country was > reduced > to ruins, the state went into sudden decline, and life became unbearable." > > Apparently no such thing. Let's look at the context of two of the sentences > he grabs out of the text in the above quote. Papyrus 2:11 reads "Indeed, the > land turns round as does a potter's wheel; the robber is a possessor of > riches and [the rich man is become] a plunderer." In other words, this is a > "wheel of fate" image,t sat on his throne unto the firstborn of the > captive that was in the dungeon. > > PAPYRUS 4:3, also 5:6 Forsooth, the children of princes are > dashed against the walls. > 6:12 Forsooth, the children of princes are cast out in the > streets. > > The sight of the children of princes smashed on the pavement of the dark > streets, injured and dead amid the ruins, moved the heart of the Egyptian > eyewitnesses. No one saw the agony in the dungeon, a pit in the ground > where prisoners were lot sat on his throne unto the firstborn of the > captive that was in the dungeon. > > PAPYRUS 4:3, also 5:6 Forsooth, the children of princes are > dashed against the walls. > 6:12 Forsooth, the children of princes are cast out in the > streets. > > The sight of the children of princes smashed on the pavement of the dark > streets, injured and dead amid the ruins, moved the heart of the Egyptian > eyewitnesses. No one saw the agony in the dungeon, a pit in the ground > where prisoners were lot sat on his throne unto the firstborn of the > captive that was in the dungeon. > > PAPYRUS 4:3, also 5:6 Forsooth, the children of princes are > dashed against the walls. > 6:12 Forsooth, the children of princes are cast out in the > streets. > > The sight of the children of princes smashed on the pavement of the dark > streets, injured and dead amid the ruins, moved the heart of the Egyptian > eyewitnesses. No one saw the agony in the dungeon, a pit in the ground > where prisoners were lot sat on his throne unto the firstborn of the > captive that was in the dungeon. > > PAPYRUS 4:3, also 5:6 Forsooth, the children of princes are > dashed against the walls. > 6:12 Forsooth, the children of princes are cast out in the > streets. > > The sight of the children of princes smashed on the pavement of the dark > streets, injured and dead amid the ruins, moved the heart of the Egyptian > eyewitnesses. No one saw the agony in the dungeon, a pit in the ground > where prisoners were lofamine is a > failure to farm due to the state of anarchy in the land. Page 211-212 > "Indeed, the plunderer [...] everywhere, and the servant takes what he > finds. Indeed, the Nile overflows, yet none plow for it. Everyone says: 'We > do not know what will happen throughout the land.'" > > I invite anyone who cares to to read the translation of the papyrus, Exodus, > and chapter one of AGES IN CHAOS for themselves if they still have any > doubts as to Velikovsky's use of fantasy to force the Ipuwefamine is a > failure to farm due to the state of anarchy in the land. Page 211-212 > "Indeed, the plunderer [...] everywhere, and the servant takes what he > finds. Indeed, the Nile overflows, yet none plow for it. Everyone says: 'We > do not know what will happen throughout the land.'" > > I invite anyone who cares to to read the translation of the papyrus, Exodus, > and chapter one of AGES IN CHAOS for themselves if they still have any > doubts as to Velikovsky's use of fantasy to force the Ipuwefamine is a > failure to farm due to the state of anarchy in the land. Page 211-212 > "Indeed, the plunderer [...] everywhere, and the servant takes what he > finds. Indeed, the Nile overflows, yet none plow for it. Everyone says: 'We > do not know what will happen throughout the land.'" > > I invite anyone who cares to to read the translation of the papyrus, Exodus, > and chapter one of AGES IN CHAOS for themselves if they still have any > doubts as to Velikovsky's use of fantasy to force the Ipuwefamine is a > failure to farm due to the state of anarchy in the land. Page 211-212 > "Indeed, the plunderer [...] everywhere, and the servant takes what he > finds. Indeed, the Nile overflows, yet none plow for it. Everyone says: 'We > do not know what will happen throughout the land.'" > > I invite anyone who cares to to read the translation of the papyrus, Exodus, > and chapter one of AGES IN CHAOS for themselves if they still have any > doubts as to Velikovsky's use of fantasy to force the Ipuwell > would give tentative support to the plesiosaur theory, but newspapers around > the world adopted it with enthusiasm. However, in addition to the photos > and drawings there were the tissue samples. These were subjected to a > variety of tests--which indicated that the chemical structure of the tissue > was identical to that of a shark. > > The shark identification should have come as no surprise to anyone familiar > with the history of sea monsters. On many other occasions the decayed body ll > would give tentative support to the plesiosaur theory, but newspapers around > the world adopted it with enthusiasm. However, in addition to the photos > and drawings there were the tissue samples. These were subjected to a > variety of tests--which indicated that the chemical structure of the tissue > was identical to that of a shark. > > The shark identification should have come as no surprise to anyone familiar > with the history of sea monsters. On many other occasions the decayed body ll > would give tentative support to the plesiosaur theory, but newspapers around > the world adopted it with enthusiasm. However, in addition to the photos > and drawings there were the tissue samples. These were subjected to a > variety of tests--which indicated that the chemical structure of the tissue > was identical to that of a shark. > > The shark identification should have come as no surprise to anyone familiar > with the history of sea monsters. On many other occasions the decayed body ll > would give tentative support to the plesiosaur theory, but newspapers around > the world adopted it with enthusiasm. However, in addition to the photos > and drawings there were the tissue samples. These were subjected to a > variety of tests--which indicated that the chemical structure of the tissue > was identical to that of a shark. > > The shark identification should have come as no surprise to anyone familiar > with the history of sea monsters. On many other occasions the decayed body s of the ICR withdrew his book on the subject. Here are extracts from a post I saved from talk.origins on the subject: > From: rdippold@cancun.qualcomm.com (Ron Dippold) > Subject: Re: The Dinosaur Tracks (was K e n and his T h e o r y) > Date: 21 Mar 92 04:02:16 GMT > A special on Nova showed the tracks to everyone - the "human" tracks > had three toes and the uneroded tracks showed webbing. > > Here's what Dr. James Kennedy had to say on the James Ankerberg show > in the fall of 1987. The taps of the ICR withdrew his book on the subject. Here are extracts from a post I saved from talk.origins on the subject: > From: rdippold@cancun.qualcomm.com (Ron Dippold) > Subject: Re: The Dinosaur Tracks (was K e n and his T h e o r y) > Date: 21 Mar 92 04:02:16 GMT > A special on Nova showed the tracks to everyone - the "human" tracks > had three toes and the uneroded tracks showed webbing. > > Here's what Dr. James Kennedy had to say on the James Ankerberg show > in the fall of 1987. The taps of the ICR withdrew his book on the subject. Here are extracts from a post I saved from talk.origins on the subject: > From: rdippold@cancun.qualcomm.com (Ron Dippold) > Subject: Re: The Dinosaur Tracks (was K e n and his T h e o r y) > Date: 21 Mar 92 04:02:16 GMT > A special on Nova showed the tracks to everyone - the "human" tracks > had three toes and the uneroded tracks showed webbing. > > Here's what Dr. James Kennedy had to say on the James Ankerberg show > in the fall of 1987. The taps of the ICR withdrew his book on the subject. Here are extracts from a post I saved from talk.origins on the subject: > From: rdippold@cancun.qualcomm.com (Ron Dippold) > Subject: Re: The Dinosaur Tracks (was K e n and his T h e o r y) > Date: 21 Mar 92 04:02:16 GMT > A special on Nova showed the tracks to everyone - the "human" tracks > had three toes and the uneroded tracks showed webbing. > > Here's what Dr. James Kennedy had to say on the James Ankerberg show > in the fall of 1987. The tapcked hat." > > Okay, as you've guessed, Kennedy is full of shit here. The Paluxy > River tracks were one of the most popular of creationist claims. > However, Milne and Schafersman refuted it in 1983, Cole and Godfrey > did so in 1985, and Godfrey and Cole again in 1986. (Keep in mind > that Kennedy is claiming this in late 1987). First, the Paluxy > tracks which are from the Lower Cretaceous, are not even > Tyrannosaurus. T. Rex is found only in the Upper Cretaceous. > Apparently it was the ocked hat." > > Okay, as you've guessed, Kennedy is full of shit here. The Paluxy > River tracks were one of the most popular of creationist claims. > However, Milne and Schafersman refuted it in 1983, Cole and Godfrey > did so in 1985, and Godfrey and Cole again in 1986. (Keep in mind > that Kennedy is claiming this in late 1987). First, the Paluxy > tracks which are from the Lower Cretaceous, are not even > Tyrannosaurus. T. Rex is found only in the Upper Cretaceous. > Apparently it was the ocked hat." > > Okay, as you've guessed, Kennedy is full of shit here. The Paluxy > River tracks were one of the most popular of creationist claims. > However, Milne and Schafersman refuted it in 1983, Cole and Godfrey > did so in 1985, and Godfrey and Cole again in 1986. (Keep in mind > that Kennedy is claiming this in late 1987). First, the Paluxy > tracks which are from the Lower Cretaceous, are not even > Tyrannosaurus. T. Rex is found only in the Upper Cretaceous. > Apparently it was the ocked hat." > > Okay, as you've guessed, Kennedy is full of shit here. The Paluxy > River tracks were one of the most popular of creationist claims. > However, Milne and Schafersman refuted it in 1983, Cole and Godfrey > did so in 1985, and Godfrey and Cole again in 1986. (Keep in mind > that Kennedy is claiming this in late 1987). First, the Paluxy > tracks which are from the Lower Cretaceous, are not even > Tyrannosaurus. T. Rex is found only in the Upper Cretaceous. > Apparently it was the onst evolution." > > > The whole affair gives the creationist movement in a nutshell. A > previously unheard of nine-foot species of man with two narrow feet is > the "obvious" explaination. Fakery in the film, which was then widely > circulated. Numerous scientific findings regarding the prints from > 1981 to 1986 completely ignored, no interest in newly appeared color > distinctions, and retreating from the claim only when they looked like > complete fools. Kennedy's promotion of the Paluxy frnst evolution." > > > The whole affair gives the creationist movement in a nutshell. A > previously unheard of nine-foot species of man with two narrow feet is > the "obvious" explaination. Fakery in the film, which was then widely > circulated. Numerous scientific findings regarding the prints from > 1981 to 1986 completely ignored, no interest in newly appeared color > distinctions, and retreating from the claim only when they looked like > complete fools. Kennedy's promotion of the Paluxy frnst evolution." > > > The whole affair gives the creationist movement in a nutshell. A > previously unheard of nine-foot species of man with two narrow feet is > the "obvious" explaination. Fakery in the film, which was then widely > circulated. Numerous scientific findings regarding the prints from > 1981 to 1986 completely ignored, no interest in newly appeared color > distinctions, and retreating from the claim only when they looked like > complete fools. Kennedy's promotion of the Paluxy frnst evolution." > > > The whole affair gives the creationist movement in a nutshell. A > previously unheard of nine-foot species of man with two narrow feet is > the "obvious" explaination. Fakery in the film, which was then widely > circulated. Numerous scientific findings regarding the prints from > 1981 to 1986 completely ignored, no interest in newly appeared color > distinctions, and retreating from the claim only when they looked like > complete fools. Kennedy's promotion of the Paluxy frs he that sitteth upon the circle of the earth, and the > inhabitants thereof are as grasshoppers; that stretcheth out the > heavens as a curtain, and spreadeth them out as a tent to dwell in: Note that the word used is circle. A 2-D object. *NOT* a sphere. This is further emphasized by the second part of the passage. A tent is an object one spreads over part of a surface to enclose that part, not something you put around a sphere hanging in space. Nothing like those staunch defenders of literal Bis he that sitteth upon the circle of the earth, and the > inhabitants thereof are as grasshoppers; that stretcheth out the > heavens as a curtain, and spreadeth them out as a tent to dwell in: Note that the word used is circle. A 2-D object. *NOT* a sphere. This is further emphasized by the second part of the passage. A tent is an object one spreads over part of a surface to enclose that part, not something you put around a sphere hanging in space. Nothing like those staunch defenders of literal Bis he that sitteth upon the circle of the earth, and the > inhabitants thereof are as grasshoppers; that stretcheth out the > heavens as a curtain, and spreadeth them out as a tent to dwell in: Note that the word used is circle. A 2-D object. *NOT* a sphere. This is further emphasized by the second part of the passage. A tent is an object one spreads over part of a surface to enclose that part, not something you put around a sphere hanging in space. Nothing like those staunch defenders of literal Bis he that sitteth upon the circle of the earth, and the > inhabitants thereof are as grasshoppers; that stretcheth out the > heavens as a curtain, and spreadeth them out as a tent to dwell in: Note that the word used is circle. A 2-D object. *NOT* a sphere. This is further emphasized by the second part of the passage. A tent is an object one spreads over part of a surface to enclose that part, not something you put around a sphere hanging in space. Nothing like those staunch defenders of literal Bi let you read it outloud as a guest editorial. +--------------------------+--------------------------------------+ | 10 2 | Garden Grove Institute of Technology | | DR PEPPER | Community Outreach Center | | 4 | | +--------------------------+ Snail Addr: Unit #1, 7872 Trask | | Un-pa-tri-o-tic (adj): | Westminster, Ca 92683 | | protesting when the | Modem: 714-89 let you read it outloud as a guest editorial.

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