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The Gilgamesh tablet and other flood stories from around the world got their start because of Noah's flood. When God confused the languages at Babel the people split up into language groups and migrated all over the world. They took the story of Noah and the Flood with them. As they departed more and more from God they embelished the story with their own ideas. The Flood account in the Bible is the only one that has stayed accurate.

LisaAnn, Rapture Ready 12 Comments [11/1/2002 12:00:00 AM]
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Darwin's Lil' Girl

Gilgamesh was way before Christianity, idiot.

Mesopotamians lived near the Euphrates and the Tigris rivers, on levies, and so were prone to flooding. Why SHOULDN'T their literature depict floods? It was as sure to happen as the sunrise.

1/8/2008 3:53:07 AM

v200

Maybe it was the other way around? Hmmmm?

8/11/2011 11:58:08 AM

Dr. Jimes Tooper

If by accurate you mean completely fucked up, then yes, it's accurate.

8/31/2011 7:25:38 AM

furbearingbrick


8/31/2011 8:58:51 AM

Anon2

Yep, a lot of different cultures on the world have a big flood and a hero who survives the flood in a boat in their mythologies.

(sarcasm = on) This is a total mystery, because people usually don't settle near rivers. The mystery becomes even bigger because a river overflowing and flooding its surroundings is a very rare event, and usually has no serious consequences. And that some hero survives the deadly flood by using some kind of boat or ship ... the only explanation for this extraordinary coincidence (because using a boat to escape a flood is a most unusual idea) is that the Bible and the story of Noah and the Flood must be LITERALLY true! And all other cultures in the world derive their mythologies from the biblical account! Hallelujah!

(I rather stop before my sarcasm meter explodes)

8/31/2011 9:28:34 AM

Canadiest

I donated my sarcasm meter to Sheldon. He refused it as it's a crutch.

9/1/2011 3:25:26 PM



Lisa Ann the pornstar posts on rapture ready?

9/1/2011 3:36:48 PM

Quantum Mechanic

Time.
It's why you're a liar.

4/13/2012 10:06:52 AM

Justanotheratheist

Except that the timeline establishes that you lot are the ones who stole the flood story. Yeah, that's right. You can't even make up your own bullshit or, for that matter, even make up your own religious holidays.

And I thought plagiarism was an offence?

4/14/2012 1:54:24 AM

Quantum Mechanic

Two words: Before & After.

Look them up, shit-for-brains.

3/9/2015 8:52:38 AM

pyro

The Biblical flood of Noah and other flood stories from around the world got their start because of Gilgamesh's flood. Over time, they took the story of Gilgamesh and the Flood with them. As they departed more and more from God they embelished the story with their own ideas. The Flood account in the Epic is the only one that has stayed accurate.

3/9/2015 10:40:52 AM

Canadiest

Oh man, they're so bad at wrapping things up. Would it not be that they have an ancestral legend but it's been so long they've lost the details. Not that everyone once had a Biblical scripture copy of this everywhere.

Or are you being purposely off the obvious because it reveals a very key point. Noah never had a Holy Book, his descendants didn't have one, this book was not compiled as events occurred, or even before as some of you seem to think.

3/9/2015 10:49:58 AM
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