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Egypt pyramids for grain not pharoahs: presidential hopeful Carson
Yahoo News ^ | 1 Hour ago | AFP

Posted on 11/04/2015 8:42:52 PM PST by entropy12

The retired neurosurgeon seeking his party's nomination for the White House made these remarks in a 1998 address at Andrews University, a school associated with the Seventh-day Adventist Church, to which he belongs, in a video posted Wednesday on Buzzfeed. The church is a conservative evangelical Christian one.

"My own personal theory is that Joseph built the pyramids to store grain," Carson said.

(Excerpt) Read more at news.yahoo.com ...


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But can Carson actually see the Pyramids from his back yard?
1 posted on 11/04/2015 8:42:52 PM PST by entropy12
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To: entropy12

This should help Carson attract more Evangelical voters.


2 posted on 11/04/2015 8:44:05 PM PST by entropy12 (DEPORT ALL ILLEGALS or it is Amnesty! Only Trump has no rich donors pushing for cheap labor express)
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To: entropy12

This is so old—probably 25-30 years from the way he looks.

They sure are digging.


3 posted on 11/04/2015 8:44:49 PM PST by Calpublican (Republican Party Now Stands for Nothing!!!!!(Except Conniving))
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To: entropy12

When white folks was in caves.


4 posted on 11/04/2015 8:46:53 PM PST by MUDDOG
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To: Calpublican

Digging? Maybe, but this is dated today.

CBS News November 4, 2015, 9:47 PM
Ben Carson’s unusual theory about pyramids

NAPLES, Florida — Ben Carson stood by his long-held belief about ancient pyramids in Egypt, that they were used to store grain, rather than to inter pharaohs.

Asked about this Wednesday, Carson told CBS News, “It’s still my belief, yes.”

The subject came up when Buzzfeed published a 1998 commencement speech delivered by Carson at Andrews University, a college founded by Seventh-day Adventists.

“My own personal theory is that Joseph built the pyramids to store grain,” Carson said. “Now all the archeologists think that they were made for the pharaohs’ graves. But, you know, it would have to be something awfully big if you stop and think about it. And I don’t think it’d just disappear over the course of time to store that much grain.”

http://www.cbsnews.com/news/ben-carsons-unusual-theory-about-pyramids/


5 posted on 11/04/2015 8:48:28 PM PST by sparklite2 (All will become clear when it is too late to matter.)
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To: Calpublican

It is old, but this is the whims of politics. If Buzzfeed picked up on this, it will start to filter into social media. That’s a shame because it should be a non-issue. But if it hits Twitter and Facebook hard, it could be trouble for the Carson campaign.

One misstep is all it takes to reinforce a narrative that others want to put on you.

I think this is something ridiculous, but ridiculous things have made a difference before.


6 posted on 11/04/2015 8:48:40 PM PST by Anitius Severinus Boethius (www.wilsonharpbooks.com - Sign up for my new release e-mail and get my first novel for free)
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To: Anitius Severinus Boethius

True.


7 posted on 11/04/2015 8:49:44 PM PST by Calpublican (Republican Party Now Stands for Nothing!!!!!(Except Conniving))
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To: Calpublican

When one runs for president, one is subject to lot of digging. How many of Trump’s ancient statements have been posted right here?


8 posted on 11/04/2015 8:50:04 PM PST by entropy12 (DEPORT ALL ILLEGALS or it is Amnesty! Only Trump has no rich donors pushing for cheap labor express)
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To: entropy12
Egypt pyramids for grain not pharaohs


9 posted on 11/04/2015 8:51:16 PM PST by Greetings_Puny_Humans (I mostly come out at night... mostly.)
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To: Greetings_Puny_Humans

LMAO ROFL!


10 posted on 11/04/2015 8:52:00 PM PST by entropy12 (DEPORT ALL ILLEGALS or it is Amnesty! Only Trump has no rich donors pushing for cheap labor express)
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To: entropy12


11 posted on 11/04/2015 8:56:20 PM PST by JoeProBono (SOME IMAGES MAY BE DISTURBING VIEWER DISCRETION IS ADVISED;-{)
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To: Calpublican

This post below has a good diagram of Pyramid internal passageways. I(t sure does not look anything like a storage structure. Carson is a strange turkey.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3356590/posts?page=28#28


12 posted on 11/04/2015 8:56:21 PM PST by entropy12 (DEPORT ALL ILLEGALS or it is Amnesty! Only Trump has no rich donors pushing for cheap labor express)
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To: entropy12
"My own personal theory is that Joseph built the pyramids to store grain,"

'Joseph?'

'Forget it, he's rolling.'

13 posted on 11/04/2015 8:56:55 PM PST by Ken H
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To: entropy12

Doesn’t matter; the man is a blithering idiot and doesn’t knows factual Egyptian history!


14 posted on 11/04/2015 8:57:41 PM PST by nopardons
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To: entropy12

“This should help Carson attract more Evangelical voters.’

No they are smarter than that. It will get the Ancient Aliens crowd to support him though


15 posted on 11/04/2015 8:57:51 PM PST by Fai Mao (Genius at Large)
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To: entropy12

Actually, just the opposite.

The SDA’s are supposed to be very literal in their reading of the Bible. There is nothing in the Bible about the grain being stored in the pyramids. In fact in Gen 41:

46 Joseph was thirty years old when he entered the service of Pharaoh king of Egypt. And Joseph went out from Pharaoh’s presence and traveled throughout Egypt. 47 During the seven years of abundance the land produced plentifully. 48 Joseph collected all the food produced in those seven years of abundance in Egypt and stored it in the cities. In each city he put the food grown in the fields surrounding it. 49 Joseph stored up huge quantities of grain, like the sand of the sea; it was so much that he stopped keeping records because it was beyond measure.

So, in fact, Carson is either dead wrong about the pyramids, or he is weak in his SDA faith.

Anyone who pushes on this can devastate Carson.


16 posted on 11/04/2015 8:59:21 PM PST by Eccl 10:2 (Prov 3:5 --- "Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding")
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To: Fai Mao

No it won’t; they don’t believe that the pyramids were built to store grain in.


17 posted on 11/04/2015 9:02:31 PM PST by nopardons
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To: Greetings_Puny_Humans

Why is social security called a Pyramid scheme? May be doc Carson thinks there is food for thought in social security!


18 posted on 11/04/2015 9:03:57 PM PST by entropy12 (DEPORT ALL ILLEGALS or it is Amnesty! Only Trump has no rich donors pushing for cheap labor express)
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To: entropy12

LOL!!


19 posted on 11/04/2015 9:05:27 PM PST by Greetings_Puny_Humans (I mostly come out at night... mostly.)
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To: Fai Mao

“It will get the Ancient Aliens crowd to support him though”

Futures contracts for tin foil hats are gonna go through the roof, are they?


20 posted on 11/04/2015 9:07:14 PM PST by catnipman (Cat Nipman: Vote Republican in 2012 and only be called racist one more time!)
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