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  -The Easter Island Heads Have Bodies progressoid  Nov-13-11 06:21 PM   #0 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Nov-13-11 06:23 PM   #1 
  - Very cool. I hand not seen these shots!  Lucinda   Nov-13-11 06:24 PM   #2 
  - Wow.  TheCowsCameHome   Nov-13-11 06:25 PM   #3 
  - I had no idea!  Suich   Nov-13-11 06:28 PM   #4 
  - Soil erosion  OswegoAtheist   Nov-14-11 12:30 AM   #43 
  - That was dumb of them. Any reason why?  Maraya1969   Nov-14-11 11:27 AM   #72 
  - Not dumb...  SkyDaddy7   Nov-14-11 11:36 AM   #73 
  - I read somewhere it was due to over population.  lob1   Nov-14-11 01:00 PM   #85 
  - They probably found out by trial and error that they fell over easily.  Marnie   Nov-14-11 03:29 PM   #88 
  - and it buried them right up to the necks... exactly to the necks?  Motown_Johnny   Nov-16-11 08:54 PM   #139 
  - Diamond's research is highly opposed -- doesn't hold up to scientific scrutiny --  defendandprotect   Nov-16-11 09:19 PM   #141 
  - Me neither.  sakabatou   Nov-14-11 12:38 PM   #78 
  - This is amazing. We all thought they were just heads and partial  Paper Roses   Nov-13-11 06:30 PM   #5 
  - Civilizations before us continue to provide us with clues to their amazing accomplishments.  AlbertCat   Nov-14-11 09:06 AM   #50 
  - It's stupid to think there might be intelligent life somewhere  Fawke Em   Nov-14-11 11:37 AM   #74 
     - What it is stupid is to think that every achievement by humanity  liberation   Nov-14-11 11:42 AM   #76 
        - I think you're the one with bad comprehension.  Fawke Em   Nov-14-11 12:45 PM   #80 
        - Yes, it is stupid because bold claims require extraordinary evidence  liberation   Nov-14-11 01:07 PM   #87 
           - No -- it means that we have common sense and can surmise that  defendandprotect   Nov-14-11 04:06 PM   #91 
              - Derp..  X_Digger   Nov-14-11 04:23 PM   #97 
              - That guy in the video is obviously an alien spreading misinformation  liberation   Nov-14-11 04:52 PM   #99 
              - Common sense doe not mean what you want it to mean...  liberation   Nov-14-11 04:56 PM   #101 
              - And it does not mean what you'd like it to mean ...  defendandprotect   Nov-14-11 08:43 PM   #112 
                 - Derp...  liberation   Nov-14-11 09:15 PM   #115 
                    - You mean imitating your meaningless comment is meaningless -- ? ROFL  defendandprotect   Nov-14-11 09:32 PM   #119 
                       - It was actually meaningless, and given your reply  liberation   Nov-15-11 03:05 PM   #127 
                          - Had you not made so many meaningless comments ... maybe someone would have taken you seriously ..!!  defendandprotect   Nov-15-11 11:23 PM   #131 
              - Jesus, they were so smart, yet they couldn't move a rock  Confusious   Nov-14-11 05:04 PM   #103 
              - Any number of methods  skepticscott   Nov-14-11 05:42 PM   #108 
                 - What you're saying ....  defendandprotect   Nov-14-11 08:47 PM   #113 
                    - So then you're claiming to have a time machine.  liberation   Nov-14-11 09:17 PM   #116 
                       - I have no superior knowledge any more than you do -- !!  defendandprotect   Nov-14-11 09:26 PM   #118 
                          - I can see you've gone  skepticscott   Nov-15-11 05:12 AM   #122 
                          - Thanks for making it easy ....  defendandprotect   Nov-15-11 01:14 PM   #123 
                             - Wow, you tell others to go and get "educated"  liberation   Nov-15-11 03:07 PM   #128 
                                - Why let facts get in the way of woo-woo dogma?  X_Digger   Nov-15-11 11:02 PM   #129 
                                - I didn't tell anyone to "go and get educated" ---  defendandprotect   Nov-15-11 11:19 PM   #130 
                          - Ask ANY Artist  NashVegas   Nov-16-11 08:51 PM   #138 
        - It's Tragic That There Are People Who Believe Everything Great That Ever Happened Was a Hack  NashVegas   Nov-16-11 08:43 PM   #136 
  - This is exciting!  Delphinus   Nov-14-11 09:08 AM   #51 
  - Actually, they can and have been explained.  AtheistCrusader   Nov-14-11 09:49 AM   #57 
  - "We all thought?"  liberation   Nov-14-11 11:40 AM   #75 
  - Yes they can be explained, very easily  Confusious   Nov-14-11 05:01 PM   #102 
  - At least some Rapa Nui statues also had topknots, which is why the heads are flat..  Fumesucker   Nov-13-11 06:30 PM   #6 
  - They still couldn't scratch themselves.  Hardrada   Nov-13-11 06:33 PM   #7 
  - so interesting!  stuntcat   Nov-13-11 06:34 PM   #8 
  - Yeah, but do they have any "Gum gum"?  Tesha   Nov-13-11 06:35 PM   #9 
  - LOL!  CoffeeCat   Nov-14-11 09:57 AM   #62 
  - I had no idea  DesertRat   Nov-13-11 06:40 PM   #10 
  - COOL!!!!  GoCubsGo   Nov-13-11 06:54 PM   #11 
  - FYI --  Tansy_Gold   Nov-13-11 06:55 PM   #12 
  - This is news to me. Cool!  liberalmuse   Nov-13-11 06:56 PM   #13 
  - Just like burying your buddy at the beach  thelordofhell   Nov-13-11 06:56 PM   #14 
  - I'll come back to dig you out, Frank, really...  Arugula Latte   Nov-15-11 01:31 PM   #125 
  - Easter Island continues to amaze in both its inspiration and its warning  arcane1   Nov-13-11 07:18 PM   #15 
  - Very cool of you to bring that up and point that out- I don't think many know of the warning.  Poll_Blind   Nov-13-11 09:11 PM   #33 
  - Well I for one am not aware of it.  hootinholler   Nov-13-11 10:37 PM   #39 
     - They absolutely tore through their natural resources. That's it in a nutshell.  Poll_Blind   Nov-13-11 10:51 PM   #40 
     - It fascinates me as well.  harmonicon   Nov-14-11 09:55 AM   #60 
     - Wait -- that only happened AFTER the intervention there of the white man ... !!!  defendandprotect   Nov-14-11 04:08 PM   #92 
     - Jared Diamond talks about it in Collapse  wickerwoman   Nov-14-11 12:46 PM   #82 
        - Lot of propaganda of white male history out there ---  defendandprotect   Nov-14-11 04:11 PM   #95 
        - Not every bad thing that has ever happened in history is the fault of white men  wickerwoman   Nov-14-11 05:10 PM   #105 
        - No -- but not far from the truth ---  defendandprotect   Nov-14-11 08:54 PM   #114 
        - wrong  Confusious   Nov-14-11 05:10 PM   #106 
        - d u p e  defendandprotect   Nov-14-11 04:12 PM   #96 
  - Sepressing to me, not inspirational  Yupster   Nov-14-11 09:13 AM   #54 
  - Ever since I saw the film "Rapa Nui", that's how they make me feel, also.  closeupready   Nov-14-11 04:10 PM   #93 
  - Story of Easter Island has been distorted by .....  defendandprotect   Nov-16-11 09:22 PM   #143 
  - Revisionism put forth by Diamond are unlikely ---  defendandprotect   Nov-16-11 09:20 PM   #142 
  - Very cool.  JoePhilly   Nov-13-11 07:22 PM   # 
  - Oneo f the world's great mysteries.  Blue_In_AK   Nov-13-11 07:22 PM   #16 
  - What don't you understand about them? (nt)  muriel_volestrangler   Nov-13-11 07:26 PM   #17 
  - They seem beyond whatever technology people were supposed to have back then.  Blue_In_AK   Nov-13-11 07:29 PM   #18 
     - General opinion is that wooden sledges and ropes would be enough to move them  muriel_volestrangler   Nov-13-11 07:54 PM   #23 
        - Ridiculous.  zappaman   Nov-13-11 08:05 PM   #24 
        - Don't count out a determined population of earthworms  muriel_volestrangler   Nov-13-11 08:07 PM   #25 
        - earthworms? No.  zappaman   Nov-13-11 08:11 PM   #28 
        - Tractor beams? Now that is ridiculous!!!  liberation   Nov-14-11 11:46 AM   #77 
           - You're all wrong. They're natural products of erosion.  Arugula Latte   Nov-15-11 01:33 PM   #126 
        - I read Thor Heyerdahls's book "Aku-Aku" where he claims to have witnessed...  TreasonousBastard   Nov-13-11 08:52 PM   #31 
        - Doug 'n Dave did them -- ~~~  defendandprotect   Nov-16-11 07:35 PM   #132 
  - Ancient Aliens?  AlbertCat   Nov-14-11 09:09 AM   #52 
  - Agree -- much more to their story -- may have been apart of larger island astronomical observator--!  defendandprotect   Nov-16-11 08:34 PM   #133 
  - Moving statues of those dimensions...  nenagh   Nov-13-11 07:29 PM   #19 
  - It's not a mystery.  A HERETIC I AM   Nov-13-11 08:11 PM   #27 
  - I thought you were going to say a Peterbilt and a flatbed.  cherokeeprogressive   Nov-13-11 09:18 PM   #34 
     - LOL!  A HERETIC I AM   Nov-13-11 09:41 PM   #36 
  - Agree --- and many other similar mysteries re the pyramids and other sacred sites ---  defendandprotect   Nov-16-11 08:38 PM   #134 
  - Recommend  xchrom   Nov-13-11 07:30 PM   #20 
  - If these have not already been dated this should help. Interesting.  jwirr   Nov-13-11 07:41 PM   #21 
  - They've been dated.  harmonicon   Nov-14-11 10:00 AM   #63 
     - I wonder if the newly-revealed petroglyphs  a simple pattern   Nov-14-11 12:57 PM   #83 
  - If you think about it, the only explanation is an alien race  zappaman   Nov-13-11 07:42 PM   #22 
  - You're kidding, right?  Tansy_Gold   Nov-13-11 09:09 PM   #32 
  - Sure. Humans didn't originate on that island, so yeah, you could call them aliens.  AtheistCrusader   Nov-14-11 09:54 AM   #58 
  - It just occurred to me . . . one reason to bury the statues would be to stand them upright.  mistertrickster   Nov-13-11 08:08 PM   #26 
  - But..if you did intentionally bury them why bury the writing on them?  dixiegrrrrl   Nov-13-11 08:35 PM   #29 
  - Because the petroglyphs had religious significance, not informational?  mistertrickster   Nov-13-11 08:42 PM   #30 
     - Good point, had not thought of that.  dixiegrrrrl   Nov-14-11 07:10 AM   #44 
  - why is it assumed the were buried?  TorchTheWitch   Nov-13-11 09:34 PM   #35 
     - And they didn't exactly have foundations built to code.  AtheistCrusader   Nov-14-11 09:56 AM   #61 
     - True -- and not all were buried -- two, they are reporting on here.  defendandprotect   Nov-16-11 08:41 PM   #135 
  - Cool.  krispos42   Nov-13-11 09:57 PM   #37 
  - That is so cool. I did not know.  applegrove   Nov-13-11 10:19 PM   #38 
  - I did NOT know this and I find it fascinating--thank you for posting this nt  MADem   Nov-14-11 12:12 AM   #41 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Nov-14-11 12:26 AM   #42 
  - dupe  bloomington-lib   Nov-14-11 07:46 AM   #45 
  - I assumed they would have checked already to see if they had bodies  bloomington-lib   Nov-14-11 07:46 AM   #46 
  - Yes  progressoid   Nov-14-11 10:31 AM   #66 
  - That's really cool  Highway61   Nov-14-11 07:50 AM   #47 
  - Cool!  HappyMe   Nov-14-11 08:35 AM   #48 
  - A man is waiting for wife to give birth.  Zanzoobar   Nov-16-11 08:50 PM   #137 
  - Here ya go...  AlbertCat   Nov-14-11 09:04 AM   #49 
  - Interesting!! n/t  ceile   Nov-14-11 09:11 AM   #53 
  - Hubbie just reminded me that the society that built these collapsed because of the deforestation  mod mom   Nov-14-11 09:36 AM   #55 
  - "Jared Diamond's environmental revisionism doesn't hold up to scientific scrutiny" -- !!  defendandprotect   Nov-16-11 09:16 PM   #140 
  - So cool!! Thanks for the thread, progressoid! n/t  FourScore   Nov-14-11 09:47 AM   #56 
  - Did not know that  mactime   Nov-14-11 09:54 AM   #59 
  - Cool! Never saw below their heads before.  JNelson6563   Nov-14-11 10:00 AM   #64 
  - I didn't know that -- thanks!! nt  gateley   Nov-14-11 10:10 AM   #65 
  - I had no idea. Fascinating!!  AllyCat   Nov-14-11 10:37 AM   #67 
  - This just proves that ancient aliens were there.  Tutankhamun   Nov-14-11 10:37 AM   #68 
  - LOL!  AllyCat   Nov-14-11 10:40 AM   #69 
  - That show is full of crap  sakabatou   Nov-14-11 12:39 PM   #79 
  - LOL! Good one....I watch  Berlin Expat   Nov-14-11 04:02 PM   #90 
  - Very interesting, thanks.  redqueen   Nov-14-11 10:42 AM   #70 
  - Hmm.....  Phoonzang   Nov-14-11 10:47 AM   #71 
  - Cool  Bobbie47   Nov-14-11 12:45 PM   #81 
  - I love this stuff  Rambis   Nov-14-11 12:59 PM   #84 
  - There was a comic book in the '60's(TALES TO ASTONISH?)...  zappaman   Nov-14-11 01:00 PM   #86 
  - ...  Divine Discontent   Nov-14-11 06:55 PM   #111 
     - Very cool comics! Thank you, Divine!  Tutankhamun   Nov-15-11 12:45 AM   #120 
  - Hollywood does Easter Island  bikebloke   Nov-14-11 03:40 PM   #89 
  - I loved that film.  closeupready   Nov-14-11 04:11 PM   #94 
  - The glyphs on the back say, "Want gum-gum, dumb-dumb." n/t  Ian David   Nov-14-11 04:36 PM   #98 
  - K&R (n/t)  a2liberal   Nov-14-11 04:54 PM   #100 
  - Awesome!  sonias   Nov-14-11 05:08 PM   #104 
  - Whoa. That's a lot moa Moa!  DirkGently   Nov-14-11 05:16 PM   #107 
  - It has actually been known for quite a while  skepticscott   Nov-14-11 06:06 PM   #109 
  - Thank you  liberation   Nov-14-11 09:25 PM   #117 
  - Awesome  liberal N proud   Nov-14-11 06:14 PM   #110 
  - This is awesome! Thank you for posting the OP. n/t  Tx4obama   Nov-15-11 12:55 AM   #121 
  - K&R!!  Supply Side Jesus   Nov-15-11 01:15 PM   #124 
 

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