From: Glen Gordon
>Strange that the Sumerians, who could see the heavens clearly and [...]Look, John, stop saying that. It rains alot in Vancouver but Vancouverites
>who later based their whole religion on cosmo-mythological >associations,The question is whether the numerical system is native Sumerian or derived
>clearly based upon their complex base 6/12/60 numerical >system, [...]
>[...] should (according to Glen) have been incapable of creating it forYou're crazy. Both the "number system" arguement and the "cloudy area"
>themselves and in fact borrowed it from contemporary or later
>arrivals, people who migrated into Southern Iraq from cloudy areas
>where the uninterupted view of the night sky was made more difficult,
>and who didn't use the Sumerian number system.
>Even stranger that the Sumerian system of science, for example, asNo, from a purely _Europoid_ belief existant throughout Anatolia at one
> >discussed by Jean Bottero in his essay "Divination and the Scientific
> >Spirit" in his book "Mesopotamia: Writing, Reasoning and the Gods", >that
>underpinned this cosmo-mythological system, should have been >borrowed from
>an invented Europo-Semitish culture (which has no >archaeological evidence)
>[...]who did not possess such a system of science. That soundsActually, stranger yet, it appears that Einstein was heavily affected in
>like a case of Einstein inventing relativity by copying it from the
>belief systems of the Saami
>By the way Glen, I'd also recommed youIt's just too easy sometimes. Neah, I won't say anything. (slapping own
>read Bottero's essay on "The Religious System" and "The Mythology of
>Death", before you go claiming that Sumerian was the derivative
>culture and the invented Europo-Semitish the creative one. What
>next... Atlantis anyone?