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Floods of immigrants, and other floods

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Submitted by Michael S (United States), Mar 17, 2016 at 07:37

Hi, Moh

The media have made a big deal about recent voting trends in Europe and America. It amuses me, that these commentators look upon the voters as some sort of strange, emotion-diriven, wiggly larval creatures when they vote against the "accepted norm"spoken down to them from the heights of the political and media establishment. In fact, the German voters were not being strange, in expressing their outrage against the immigrant scum via the ballot: It's the establishment that has been strange, thinking they can open the gates to this sort of thing without consequense. The voters have been quite sane. Anyhow, I doubt that Merkel is in as much trouble as the media puts her up to be; unless she continues to act like an idiot.

The upshot of all that DNA stuff, is that our ancestors were mostly Indo-Europeans, who replaced an earlier wave of neolithic migration from the Middle East.

As for the flood, the Bible dates it at around 2350 BC. There have been many floods in Iraq and Turkey over the years. You mentioned a notable flood fin 6450 BC. I won't dispute this -- it simply wasn'[t the BIBLICAL flood. In fact, it was 2450 years before Adam; so it has no place in the Bible narrative.

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