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Offline Bored chemist

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« Reply #25 on: 28/05/2008 20:38:34 »
"When the people became hungry, (and they became malnourished born out by the bone deformities and evidence of poor diet) They could no longer build these follies and abandoned the impoverished soils"
So they carried on doing it for a thousand years.

"My guess is that there are many more ancient cities buried beneath the shifting sands of the Sahara and dried up river beds viewed from satellite "
Have a look.

http://pack.google.com/intl/en/integrated_eula.html?hl=en&ciint=ci_earth&ci_earth=onciint=ci_earth&utm_source=en-cdr-earth4&utm_medium=cdr&utm_campaign=en

"You may be right and these were built simply as a monumental defiance against nature. "
We won't know, but the fact that they sought to preserve their dead and the persistent belief that they were seeking imortallity makes it look like they were trying to defeat nature (and several thousand yers on they have a degree of success.)
 

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« Reply #26 on: 28/05/2008 23:46:33 »
The thing is that the soil was once fertile, it rained frequently, The Sahara was the bread basket of the world so to speak. And now it is a desert. So if they carried on for a thousand years it is not really that odd for people wanting to hope for better times year after year after year. One only has to look at other drought stricken countries to see why people find it difficult to move on with war and strict border controls making sure they are unable to move far.

"When the people became hungry, (and they became malnourished born out by the bone deformities and evidence of poor diet) They could no longer build these follies and abandoned the impoverished soils"
So they carried on doing it for a thousand years.

"My guess is that there are many more ancient cities buried beneath the shifting sands of the Sahara and dried up river beds viewed from satellite "
Have a look.

http://pack.google.com/intl/en/integrated_eula.html?hl=en&ciint=ci_earth&ci_earth=onciint=ci_earth&utm_source=en-cdr-earth4&utm_medium=cdr&utm_campaign=en

"You may be right and these were built simply as a monumental defiance against nature. "
We won't know, but the fact that they sought to preserve their dead and the persistent belief that they were seeking imortallity makes it look like they were trying to defeat nature (and several thousand yers on they have a degree of success.)
 

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« Reply #27 on: 29/05/2008 19:07:13 »
It's entirely possible that, for whatever reasoons, people didn't move away from an area that was becoming hostile.
It's a massive (and un-evinced) step to go from that to "so they built the pyramids to warn people".
After all- to warn who? If things were that bad, who was going to survive to be warned?
 

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