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Author Topic:   Critique of The Exodus Decoded
arachnophilia
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Message 2 of 10 (350131)
09-18-2006 10:54 PM
Reply to: Message 1 by PaulK
09-18-2006 5:30 PM


the james cameron program on the "history" channel?
i noticed a number of problems right away, and figured that if they were willing to distort these things, their other information was highly suspect. for instance, the date of the exodus is traditionally accepted to be about ~1250 bce, as they israelites build the cities of ramses and pithom (according to exodus 1), which were built under the pharoah ramses ii.
and the fact that it made little to no mention that the hyksos literally conquered egypt, which makes them a poor candidate for a race of slaves.
edit: link to all the posts: HeardWorld :: Orbit
Edited by arachnophilia, : No reason given.


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arachnophilia
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Message 4 of 10 (350192)
09-19-2006 6:36 AM
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09-19-2006 6:24 AM


oh, dear god, really? i'm not reading that thread lol.
i remember actively shouting at the screen at one point. by the time they got to serabit el-khadim (claiming it was new a discovery, even though i'd already seen it on the history channel once before), and pointed to the proto-semitic inscriptions, i was pretty angry. because i happened to know enough of the proto-semitic alef-bet to know that it didn't say what they were pretending it said.


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arachnophilia
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Message 6 of 10 (350202)
09-19-2006 7:38 AM
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09-19-2006 7:20 AM


yes, i can see why. i'm not even very versed in this area, and i know enough to know this guy's full of it.
actually, i think i'm gonna go take him to task in the comments section there.


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arachnophilia
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Message 8 of 10 (350249)
09-19-2006 10:23 AM


haha my reply to jacobovici went through.


  
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