posted on Aug, 3 2014 @ 12:06 PM
originally posted by: Fylgje
I've been saying it for years, that there is no way that primitive humans carved some of these stones. If stone carving was so easy, especially today
with the modern tools we have, then everyone would be doing it. I'd like to see someone carve a rock this size, to that precision with the tools that
primitive humans had at the time. Even if they could shape the rock, how would they get it so precise? Even with modern tools, that is hard to
achieve. There's something that has been hidden from us, as I believe many things have been found at these ancient sites and hidden.
S&F, BTW. Great thread. IT'S JUST A ROCK!!!!! lol
The incentive to build with stone would be to resist attack. Defences in Europe went from dirt mounds to wooden forts then to stone castles and
chateaus. The need for stone was due to attack from archers, cannons, trebuchets, and siege platforms. With the Peruvians mountains, the worst weapons
were axes and bows/arrows. But given that
there were so many tribes, and some dealt with slavery/cannibalism, heading towards the mountains and building
stone fortifications around reservoirs would have been a sensible survival strategy.
Then back those hundreds of years, the climate may have been much different where it was possible to grow crops on fields and there would have been no