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Earthquakes! Nuclear Devils!

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posted on Jan, 22 2010 @ 09:11 PM
I suspect man-made earthquakes have been devised since ancient times as part of warfare. The strategy of announcing a "prediction" (as retribution for disobedience or to exact coersion) and orchestrating it's fruition has proven successful in holding the superstitious spellbound and in fear of the invisible.

We have some cryptic written records of history from ancient days and we have validation from archeological evidence that appears to uphold the tales.

Could it be that the history of the past is an indication of future events?

Consider the historical and geological information we have concerning the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah.

But the explanation that provides the most likely historical and geological context for the legendary destruction is a massive earthquake. The Dead Sea, part of the enormous geological fault line known as the Great Rift Valley, has been the epicenter of powerful earthquakes for countless millennia. Indeed, geologist Amos Frumkin believes that an earthquake measuring 8.0 on the Richter Scale gave rise to both the Sodom and Gomorrah tradition as well as the story surrounding the Mt. Sedom salt pillar (known as Lot’s Wife) some 4,000 years ago. Other scholars have proposed that the earthquake caused the narrow isthmus between the northern and southern Dead Sea basins to give way, which in turn flooded the southern “Valley of Siddim” and inundated the wicked cities and all their inhabitants.

Matching the earthquake theory to the Biblical conflagration, however, has required additional explanation. Most have proposed that the earthquake caused the natural sulfur and bitumen deposits of the Dead Sea area to erupt to the surface, thereby releasing large quantities of natural gas into the air. When exposed to fire—perhaps created by a lightning strike from above—the gas could have ignited and turned the entire plain into a huge furnace, consuming everything and everyone that could not escape.

So perhaps the ruination of several Bronze Age cities were due to an earthquake. But is there any evidence that evil alchemists planted explosives within the fault line to facilitate this?

Bible scripture seems to give us evidence, that indeed, this was a man made explosion.

For we will destroy this place, because the cry of them is waxen great before the face of the LORD; and the LORD hath sent us to destroy it. (Genesis 19:13 KJV)

These two men, strangers, came into town under the cover of darkness with clear intent of a terrorist mission.

There are four types of earthquakes: Tectonic, volcanic, collapse, and explosion.

Was the Dead Sea formed by an explosion (remote detonation) in the fault line?

The Dead Sea is located in the Dead Sea Rift, which is part of a long fissure in the Earth's surface called the Great Rift Valley. The 3,700 mile (6,000 km ) long Great Rift Valley extends from the Taurus Mountains of Turkey to the Zambezi Valley in southern Africa. The Dead Sea lies 1,300 feet (400 metres) below sea level, making it the lowest elevation and the lowest body of water in the world.

Did ancient man have sophistication of understanding fault lines and using simple chemicals to cause an explosion of this magnitude?

[edit on 22-1-2010 by Alethea]

[edit on 23-1-2010 by Alethea]

posted on Jan, 22 2010 @ 09:40 PM
It's possible.
I mean why do ruins on Mars' Cydonia show a reverse or a mirror of the Egyptian pyramids site?
And why would it line up with like 10, 600 years ago?

Maybe they knew about all the ancient fault lines and knew to build the world's megaliths , monoliths, pyramids and great structures away from the fault lines.

posted on Jan, 23 2010 @ 05:08 AM
What was the real reason for the destruction of Sodom, Gommorah, and the other three cities which appear to be 'collateral damage'?

Could it be that a ruling elite wanted the resources of the land and the destruction also gave religious leaders the leverage of a superstitious fear to use on the ignorant masses?

Thurston: Slime pits may be the answer. Bitumen was used all over the ancient world and was a very valuable commodity. It was used as a coating for the burnt mud bricks, as well as the mortar, and was used to provide a watertight caulking. Noah's ark for example was covered by pitch, inside and out. In its various forms bitumen was in high demand in the ancient world. In the Ebla tablets it is listed as one of the most valuable and expensive commodities The people of Sodom and Gomorrah had it all over the place.

It's also interesting to discover, that hundreds of years later, that area was still in control by the ruling elites. Herod the Great and Cleopatra owned a monopoly over the extraction of asphalt from the Dead Sea, which was used in ship building.

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