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[On an early flood legend predating Genesis by centuries]How about a link to this Gilgamesh argument, I'm sure we can explain it away.
[2/1/2003 12:00:00 AM]
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"How about a link to this Gilgamesh argument,"
It would involve reading at least one book. Since most Fundamentalists cannot be bothered to read the bible, I doubt they would bother to read the Epic of Gilgamesh.
12/7/2008 3:22:08 AM
G needs a link? I googled Gilgamesh and got over 2,000,000 items. How dificult can it be?
12/7/2008 4:47:46 AM
a mind far far away
I'm sure you can explain it away, and I'm also sure that your explaination won't be worth two shits, and be full of logical fallacies, historical revisionism, pseudo-science, and all out bull shit.
12/7/2008 4:53:53 AM
I saw that comment as sarcasm.
12/7/2008 5:48:15 AM
One guy tries to argue that the Epic of Gilgamesh was influenced by the Bible...
12/7/2008 6:37:18 AM
I hope someone gave him / her a link to the Epic of Gilgamesh. I love watching verbal gymnastics, and trying to explain away a story that predates the buybull by at least 2000 years (The earliest Sumerian versions of the epic date from as early as the Third Dynasty of Ur (2150-2000 BC)) is going to take some amazing vaults and somersaults of reason.
12/7/2008 9:53:08 AM
I'm kinda disappointed, but not surprised. GTX made a post 15 mins later (intense research, I see) saying he was "still looking it over'. Sorry to say, nobody ever mentioned Gilgamesh in that thread again.
12/7/2008 10:06:25 AM
Sure you can...
12/7/2008 12:25:33 PM
Oh they've tried already, They say all scrolls that were used for the Bible predate any other culture or religion or that Satan placed those stories into the past to cause confusion (Same as he did with dinosaur bones).
Total bullshit of course but guess what: The followers follow again.
12/7/2008 1:33:09 PM
Now I understand where McDonald's gets customers.
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