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Old 18th June 2017, 07:07 AM   #1041
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Originally Posted by King of the Americas View Post
If ANYONE here would like to present an alternative theory for the origins of the "pattern" that became the menorah, I would LOVE to see it and their corresponding evidence.

My activity within this thread is thusly ended.
Can you find any symbols that look like a menorah on the site you claim is Atlantis? Yes or no will do.
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Old 18th June 2017, 07:56 AM   #1042
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Originally Posted by King of the Americas View Post
If ANYONE here would like to present an alternative theory for the origins of the "pattern" that became the menorah, I would LOVE to see it and their corresponding evidence.

I have presented such an alternative theory. It is every bit as well-supported by facts as yours. The stars are right there in the sky; anyone can look at them, and they really do form the pattern of the menorah shape when connected in the manner I have suggested.

But it's also more plausible than yours at the outset. Where does the Torah say the design of the menorah came from? From YHWH. Where does the Torah say YHWH dwells? Let's make that a multiple choice question:

a) In a powerful city-state that's a military rival to ancient Athens
b) In an ancient lost city submerged under the sea
c) In a bunch of rocks in Spain with carvings on them
d) In the heavens

The correct answer is d. (If you answered b, you've mixed up YHWH with Cthulhu, and you should stop that.) So when YHWH showed His chosen people the pattern for the menorah (or if you prefer, when worshippers of YHWH wrote a story about how YHWH showed them the pattern), what better place and manner to show them than in the heavens, the night sky? Especially since the pattern was for a lamp, an arrangement of lights. That's what the stars and planets in the sky are, to ancient peoples: an arrangement of lights in the "firmament."
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Old 18th June 2017, 01:10 PM   #1043
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Mod WarningBickering is a bad think. And so, I have taken some 31 posts off to that bad place where posts sink into despair.

Now knock it off. You have a topic, and it is not each other.
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Old 18th June 2017, 05:24 PM   #1044
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Originally Posted by King of the Americas View Post
Here Here, good man. *Bangs the desk lightly with a fist*
Yeah, so anything to tie the menorah to your Atlantis? I know symbols can be appropriated; now show that this one was.
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Old 19th June 2017, 05:47 AM   #1045
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I've been gone for about a week and was hoping to finally see some evidence linking Atlantis to the menorah (either through some ruins in Spain, or perhaps in another way), but it appears that OP still refuses to provide evidence, insisting that his assertions are sufficient, and that it is us who need to provide evidence that he is wrong.
Too bad.
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Old 21st June 2017, 07:15 PM   #1046
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Is it too late to say that the Ancient Harbor at Carthage was also rather Menorah-esque?

http://www.ancientmilitary.com/carthage-trade.htm
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