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Old 07-03-2018, 11:37 AM
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"Testify" comes from the the Roman practice of affirming the truth of a statement made in court by swearing on one's *********.

Please place your right hand on your *********... "Do you solemnly swear that you will tell the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth or lose them?" Lol

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Old 07-03-2018, 11:41 AM
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wow.. DUDE IS EITHER REALLY LUCKY OR REALLY UNLUCKY
Know what? I was debating that myself when I first read it! lol I could not reach a decision on it at all. But after finding out he lived to 93 I am leaning towards lucky!
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Only two people signed the Declaration of Independence on July 4th, John Hancock and Charles Thomson. Most of the rest signed on August 2, but the last signature wasn't added until 5 years later.
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The Baghdad Battery was dicovered in the 30s, and is dated to ancient times. There is no dispute that it is in fact, a battery. Mainstream scientists and archeologists all agree on this.

Made over 2000 years before the birth of Thomas Edison.




There is debate as to their purpose. The common theory is that ancient Egyptians used them to electroplate jewelry.

Uh huh.

Now, to me, this looks an AWFUL lot like a light bulb.



"Well the lightbulb wasnt invented till blah blah blah."

Yes. And we used to believe that Mr Edison discovered electricity. Now we know that isnt quite true. He rediscovered it.

The ancient Egyptions had glass, they have plenty of their glass jewelry sitting in museums. They had electricity. Is it so hard to believe?

The going theory about how they did all that amazing work deep inside the pyramids... Sunlight. Brought in by a complex series of polished bronze mirrors. Even smooth as glass, bronze doesnt reflect NEARLY as much light as a mirror. After it bounces off 10, 15, 20 bronze disks... good luck.

Just saying. Lights bulbs make sense.
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Originally Posted by TwistedWrench View Post
The Baghdad Battery was dicovered in the 30s, and is dated to ancient times. There is no dispute that it is in fact, a battery. Mainstream scientists and archeologists all agree on this.

Made over 2000 years before the birth of Thomas Edison.




There is debate as to their purpose. The common theory is that ancient Egyptians used them to electroplate jewelry.

Uh huh.

Now, to me, this looks an AWFUL lot like a light bulb.



"Well the lightbulb wasnt invented till blah blah blah."

Yes. And we used to believe that Mr Edison discovered electricity. Now we know that isnt quite true. He rediscovered it.

The ancient Egyptions had glass, they have plenty of their glass jewelry sitting in museums. They had electricity. Is it so hard to believe?

The going theory about how they did all that amazing work deep inside the pyramids... Sunlight. Brought in by a complex series of polished bronze mirrors. Even smooth as glass, bronze doesnt reflect NEARLY as much light as a mirror. After it bounces off 10, 15, 20 bronze disks... good luck.

Just saying. Lights bulbs make sense.
Now you are dabbling in my realm. lol

There are some things out of history that are completely unexplainable. Actually a LOT of things.

What is important about what you share about the mirrors is why scientists had to speculate and explore other possible methods of lighting in the first place to explain how they worked in the dark pyramids. The reason is because absolutely no carbon sooting was found in the tunnels, so this rules out any form of organic carbon light sources like torches or oil lamps. And you are right... They tried the mirror trick and it didn't work, so it is officially still a mystery.

Something also interesting is that the Sphinx, and possibly the Pyramids, are now thought to actually be 800,000 years old. So this has raised a theory that all these carvings and reliefs were actually from a much older civilization that by far predates the Egyptians. They now think the Egyptians did not build all this and just came along later to start utilizing what already existed there from the previous very much more advanced civilization. Burial Tombs and all. The building technology of the newer stuff on top does not hold a candle to the older but very more advanced technology under it. In fact we can't even duplicate the oldest technology there with our most advanced current tools.

That depiction of the lamp in the relief you shared is not unique either, that picture is all over Egypt so whatever it was, it was common and popular technology. There is a circuit and arc gap in that picture similar to a plasma lamp tube. Clearly there is a circuit there. A line comes out of the box on the right and runs into the back of the tube on the left, and what looks like a cradle stand it is sitting on is the air gap ground back to the box to complete the circuit.

A modern plasma lamp...


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Im with you man.

The fact is we have a written history, our "doctrine" of when certain technologies were created, when certain discoveries were made. Anything that threatens the validity of that doctrine? Open to ridicule and persecution, because its not the accepted version of events.

This has been the case since the dawn of time, lol. Over time, many "crazy ideas" proved to be true. But know matter how many times we're proven wrong, its always the same. "Yes but what we believe NOW is true. Its fact. And its not to be disputed."

Insane.
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Originally Posted by TwistedWrench View Post
Im with you man.

The fact is we have a written history, our "doctrine" of when certain technologies were created, when certain discoveries were made. Anything that threatens the validity of that doctrine? Open to ridicule and persecution, because its not the accepted version of events.

This has been the case since the dawn of time, lol. Over time, many "crazy ideas" proved to be true. But know matter how many times we're proven wrong, its always the same. "Yes but what we believe NOW is true. Its fact. And its not to be disputed."

Insane.
Yep... It's called "official narrative" and "controlled information". But it's changing, As hard as they try they just can't catch everything that is being shared on the Internet.

But there is definitely something very huge they are trying to hide about the true history of civilization on this planet.
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We lost an amazing amount of scientific and historical information when the Romans burnt the Library of Alexandria. It was the ancient equivalent of the Smithsonian and the Library of Congress combined! Actually the Arabic world was the center of science at one point in history.

Conspiracy theorists have it that the dawn of mankind was created when a group of aliens landed to start a colony! This may not be far from the truth, weird as that sounds!

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We lost an amazing amount of scientific and historical information when the Romans burnt the Library of Alexandria. It was the ancient equivalent of the Smithsonian and the Library of Congress combined! Actually the Arabic world was the center of science at one point in history.

Conspiracy theorists have it that the dawn of mankind was created when a group of aliens landed to start a colony! This may not be far from the truth, weird as that sounds!
No it's not far from the truth at all. And Putin has been telling the world this for years now trying to confirm it for us. But we are told to disregard him even though he has the same secret knowledge we do.

Just as ancient cities from the Bible are being found to support it's validity, so are the ancient cities from the Sumerian texts and the ancient Vedas from India which are older. Both the Sumerian texts and the Vedas explain this in mass as our origin. Not just one little hint here and there... in mass.

And then there are the Star People of the Hopi and many other ancient oral traditions.
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I have always found ancient civilizations fascinating. The biggie for me being technology. Much of what was acheived back then, we cant replicate today. And the things they came up with well before we ever did, like the Baghdad battery for example, i found quite interesting. And the tools they wouldve needed to make it all happen, with precision that rivals our own. Technology they say they should never have had. Apparently they did.

Fascinating!
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Originally Posted by fb97xj1 View Post
I have always found ancient civilizations fascinating. The biggie for me being technology. Much of what was acheived back then, we cant replicate today. And the things they came up with well before we ever did, like the Baghdad battery for example, i found quite interesting. And the tools they wouldve needed to make it all happen, with precision that rivals our own. Technology they say they should never have had. Apparently they did.

Fascinating!
There is some strange stuff going on for sure. There are some dating dependencies with some of the oldest stuff that tends to be more advanced. How could that be? How could some of the older stuff be more advanced than the newer stuff? Well geology has proven that there was indeed a world wide deluge flood event.

Almost all ancient oral traditions and written accounts speak of this event and the ones who came before. I among many others think there very well could have been a highly advanced civilization prior to this catastrophic deluge event, more advanced than our own now. Sometime before the last ice age and we are just now starting to find bits of it here and there.

This is all leading me in a very curious direction about what may have caused this event. The native American oral traditions, among many others, swear that the sun once rose in the west...
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There are some wild crazy things in nature Twisty. Incredible stuff!
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Nature is weird. At what point did it think, "This world needs a bug that shoots a hot liquid out of its butt" ?. And so it was done. Horned lizards can shoot blood from their eyballs, sea cucumbers expel thier innards...

Imagine if people could do that stuff. Which one would you want? lol
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I think an innate sense of direction, like a compass in you head, would be great! Or telescopic vision like some birds have. Not like superhero stuff, but things that are possible. How about light amplifying vision like a starlight scope that amplifies low level light. How about thermal vision to see in the infrared.

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