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Reply #111: No-one claims the pyramids were built by Hebrew slaves, so that's a red herring [View All]

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muriel_volestrangler Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-20-11 03:30 PM
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111. No-one claims the pyramids were built by Hebrew slaves, so that's a red herring
even by believer standards. The Bible claims the Jewish slaves were set to building with mud bricks. It never mentions pyramids (built out of stone), and the pyramids were built hundreds of years before the dates claimed for Moses.

Also, there's no need to prove how the pyramids were constructed. Again, the Bible makes no claims for miraculous construction of pyramids. So any description of how they were constructed (which, by the way, has been worked out pretty well - the season when Egyptians didn't have a lot of work to do in the fields left them with a workforce for major building like pyramids) wouldn't say "this must have been done by Jewish labour" or "this must have been done by Egyptian labour".

On the subject of 'proof': do you think you can prove that last Thursday had 24 hours? Do you think you can prove that next Friday will too? If so, then you accept that 'proof' of everyday occurrences means accepting laws of nature hold over time. Any claim that miracles happen needs some extraordinary evidence. There isn't any evidence that Moses existed, beyond books written about 700 years after he was meant to have lived. There's slightly better proof that Merlin existed - the original mentions of him are closer in time to the period claimed.
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