posted on Feb, 2 2011 @ 11:11 AM
Originally posted by poet1b
Nice thread, it seems that since the last time this was discussed on ATS, they have manged to advance their knowledge of this site. If this city is
12 thousand years old, then it would be 3 thousand years older than the oldest city found in Anatolia.
I was thinking more specifically Göbekli Tepe
It’s sometimes called the "Turkish Stonehenge,” but archaeologists now believe the Neolithic temple at Göbekli Tepe in southeastern Turkey
dates to as early as 10,000 BC, or about 7,000 years earlier than its more famous British counterpart.
According to Archaeology magazine, Göbekli Tepe is the oldest manmade place of worship yet discovered. Its most striking features are dozens of
megalithic pillars placed in circles. The megaliths, which may have once supported roofs, are about nine feet tall.
I don't know why people are claiming that these people were as advanced then, technologically, than we are now. If they had been as advanced
as we are, they would have survived such a flood. They would have known it happened as soon as it happened, and would have had some time to respond.
Well two things come to mind, First off many believe as do I that there wasn't a "Massive global deluge" More than likely there was massive coastal
flooding [ Due to the remainder of the Ice Age melt off ] world wide and at several points in human prehistory which has possibly been told to us from
many locations from around the world through myths and legends.
Second, I feel many are confusing the term [Advanced] with the modern worlds level of technological achievements. I've struggled with the proper way
to describe this possible scenario by describing it more along the lines of a Slightly advanced Megalithic period in human prehistory. Unlike Graham
Hancock, I do not believe there was once a "Advanced Global Society" but more along the lines of several Slightly advanced Megalithic coastal
locations around the Earth where man had advanced to several varying levels of human development separately with many locations the [Bulk of which]
were humans still living very primitively. Why not?
We've seen in our present day known human history around the world of several of the "Cradle civilizations" developing at different speeds. For
example Ancient China vs The Olmecs of Central America. There is a 4 or 5 thousand year gap between the two yet they were both on their way...
So whose to say that what we do know of the earliest in recorded human history of civilization [Which now only goes back to 9 or 10 thousand BC] Whose
to say that there wasn't ancient ice age melt-off coastal City states that were 4 to 5 thousand years ahead of say the Indus valley, Egypt, Sumeria
and or China?
I am guessing that the reason these flood waters came so quickly, as described in the stories, is because of an asteroid strike in Canada,
that is being theorized as melting a massive glacier, causing world wide flooding. Is this is what they are claiming is the cause of a huge and
sudden flood? Of course the third video shows a gradual rise in the oceans, meaning that the people would have had plenty of time to leave, and build
The "Asteroid Theory" if true could have been the coup de grâce
. In any case look at the modern world for example if there wasn't enough time
to avoid flooding we wouldn't break down, pack up and move the Eiffel tower or the Empire State building. We'd pack up what we could and move inland
and or up to higher ground.
In primitive mans eyes [Their whole world flooded] and they had to start all over from scratch. AGAIN.
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