Skip to comments.Ben Carson: Archaeologists Are Wrong, The Pyramids Were Built To Store Grain
Posted on 11/04/2015 4:18:23 PM PST by TigerClaws
GOP frontrunner Ben Carson, in a 1998 commencement address, floated his own personal theory that the pyramids in Egypt were built by Joseph -- the biblical patriarch known for his coat of many colors -- to store grain, Buzzfeed reported.
In the speech -- given at Andrews University, a school with ties to Carson's Seventh-day Adventist faith -- the neurosurgeon shot down claim that aliens had built the pyramids. But he also disagreed with the archaeological consensus that the pyramids were constructed as tombs for the pharaohs.
âMy own personal theory is that Joseph built the pyramids to store grain,â Carson said. âNow all the archeologists think that they were made for the pharaohsâ graves. But, you know, it would have to be something awfully big if you stop and think about it. And I donât think itâd just disappear over the course of time to store that much grain.â ADVERTISING
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Uh, has he seen some of the pictures from inside pyramids?
He’s not the frontrunner.
That would be a tremendous amount of work for a small storage capacity.
What? Is he trying to loose support?
The leftist propagandists must have run out of things to lie about that had even a smidgen of a ring of truth to them
He has been drinking the ‘sewer city’ koolaid, and this just proves it...
poor sap is going the way jebby going....Rubio to follow....
Wow, just Wow!
The pyramids are basically solid throughout with a few passages.
It was 1998 and irrelevant
Ben, it’s obvious to the most casual observer that
the interior of the pyramids is mostly solid rock.
It doesn’t take a brain surgeon to realize that’s
not the best way to build grain storage.
Since it was said in 1998 probably not
1998 is irrelevant? The Clintons will be happy to hear the 1990s are off limits.
Nor, do I think that should he win the nomination he would have a chance in hell of getting elected.
He does seem like a good man, with a good character, who has said some valuable things and added to the contest underway.
None the less I am hoping for a relatively early exit of him in the race.
There are a lot of reasons I don't support him, and this would add one more.
I detest TPM, as a source, but this report looks accurate.
Obviously Carson does not know anything about grain storage.
They sure don’t hold much grain.
Yes, and they made them with small cavities so they could hold more grain. Has that imbecile seen a cross sectional view of a pyramid? Is he equally as uniformed in other areas?
What does Ben say about this now?
You’re right. This doesn’t change my positive views of Carson.
Ben stop writing your own prescriptions you already look and sound stoned as fk
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