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Aubri Stogsdill

RE: Bob Hook

I hadn’t thought about the sheer size of the Great Pyramids, the Sphinx, and the Funerary Temple as being evidence of the religious beliefs of the Egyptians. By standing out on the dessert landscape, as a people group they were clearly proclaiming what was of most importance to them. The leaders were able to ingrain these values into their people and anyone who came by, through these structures. This is a consistent thing within cultures that have a prominent religion. It makes me think of cathedrals or mosques. By creating massive and elaborate structures that ‘wow’ the viewer, culture is shaped and values are formed. Great post! It certainly expanded my perspective on this issue! (: