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    • 03.01.13 | 00:44 (IST)

    Are you about to claim on the basis of what your puny life and mind have not been shown, and what you nor many others have not ventured in the least to know yourself, not even so much as to lift a finger, that the slavery in and exodus from Egypt never happened? What shall you say, then? Was there never an Israeli war of independence? Was there never WWII? Was there never a holy crusade or a jihad? Was there never Caesar? Was Christ non-existent? Were the prophets non-entities? Were the recorded kings myths and David himself nothing more than a breath of air? And the Ark of the Covenant that was with him, which Moses had built? How far back do you need to go? Will you say that Elijah,Samuel, Samson, Ruth, Boaz, Nahshon, Hezron, Pharez, even Judah are nothing? Will you say that ISRAEL, who lived BEFORE MOSES, never existed? Why don't you burn the star of David and disdain the whole nation of Israel? Do you know how many intelligent and capable men (indeed more than you) spent their ENTIRE LIVES on the maintenance and reciprocation of the Ancient scripture? If you had any shred of humility and forsook your ignorance you would at least say, "Well, who am I to say?" What then, will you say that you believe Moses existed, but that he lied? Will you say that he was writing a fairy tale for children? Will you say he was attempting a metaphorical illustration? Will you say that Moses existed but others wrote falsely about him and the slavery/exodus? Do you credit these ancient authors as liars, idiots, fools?

    from the article: Were Jews ever really slaves in Egypt, or is Passover a myth?
    First published 20:11 26.03.12 | Last updated 20:11 26.03.12
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