Is it possible to populate the whole world from just 2 people in only 1600 years?
“And God blessed them, and God said unto them, Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth, and subdue it:” Genesis 1:28
Hundreds and hundreds of years ago there was a King in India who loved to play games. But he had gotten bored of the games that were present at the time and wanted a new game that was much more challenging. He commissioned a poor mathematician who lived in his kingdom to come up with a new game. After months of struggling with all kinds of ideas the mathematician came up with the game of Chaturanga (Modern day board game of Chess). The game had two armies each lead by a King who commanded the army to defeat the other by capturing the enemy King. It was played on a simple 8×8 square board. The King loved this game so much that he offered to give the poor mathematician anything he wished for. “I would like one grain of rice for the first square of the board, two grains for the second, four grains for the third and so on doubled for each of the 64 squares of the game board” said the mathematician. “Is that all?” asked the King, “Why don’t you ask for gold or silver coins instead of rice grains”. “The rice should be sufficient for me.” replied the mathematician. The King ordered his staff to lay down the grains of rice and soon learned that all the wealth in his kingdom would not be enough to buy the amount of rice needed on the 64th square. In fact the whole kingdoms supply of rice was exhausted before the 30th square was reached. “You have provided me with such a great game and yet I cannot fulfill your simple wish. You are indeed a genius.” said the King and offered to make the mathematician his top most advisor instead.
9,223,372,036,854,775,808 on the 64th square and 18,446,744,073,709,551,615 total for the whole board This is around 1,000 times the global production of rice in 2010 (464,000,000 metric tons). Wikipedia
According to Genesis chapter 5 the antediluvian people lived 700 to 900 years old and began reproducing between the age of 62 and 105. Noah had his three sons after he reached the age of 500. So we know that the people before the flood were capable of reproducing between the ages of 60 and 500. God told Adam, “Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth, and subdue it” Genesis 1:28. Replenish in the original language literally means “wholly fill;” in fact it is translated as “fill” in verse 22, “Be fruitful, and multiply, and fill the waters in the seas.”
Noah is the tenth generation from the time of Adam. He was 600 years old when the flood occurred, so there were no less than 14 generations when the flood came, since Noah was a late bloomer and in fact waited to reproduce until he was 500 years old. If each of these 14 generations each produced 5 new children per person, there would have been 6,103,515,625 people at the time of the flood.
5 x 5 x 5 x 5 x 5 x 5 x 5 x 5 x 5 x 5 x 5 x 5 x 5 x 5 = 6,103,515,625
How Many People Have Ever Lived On Earth throughout History? 86+ Billion
|Year||Population||Births per 1,000||Births Between Benchmarks|
|2400 B.C. (Flood)||Untold millions
(Eight after flood)
|How Many People Have Ever Lived?
|World population January 01, 2012||6,985,250,000|
|Percent of those ever born who are living in 2011||6.5%|
Source: Population Reference Bureau estimates.
Of course there is no way of knowing the exact number of people that were born from Adam to the flood, but what we can extrapolate from the Bible record is that before the flood men from each generation had hundreds of years to reproduce and bringing many new children into existence, who in turn did the same. Each new generation, “begat sons and daughters.” Genesis 5:4, 7, 10, 13, 16, 19, 22, 26, 30. Genesis 6 tells us that men had numerous wives! During their lifetimes, they likely had more children than we have used for this formula, which makes these numbers quite conservative!
The father with the most children of all time is believed to be the last Sharifian Emperor of Morocco, Mulai Ismail (1646-1727). In 1703 he had at least 342 daughters and 525 sons and by 1721 he was reputed to have 700 male descendants. Imagine how many children he would have had if he could have produced more children over several hundred years!
“Noah was five hundred years old: and Noah begat Shem, Ham, and Japheth” Genesis 5:32. Noah was 600 years old when the flood occurred, Genesis 7:6. It took Noah 120 years to build the ark, Genesis 6:3. It is interesting to note that this means that the Noah did not have the help of his three children, during the first several decades of the arks construction.
Shem (Noah’s son) lived 600 years. Shem was still alive when his great-great-great-great-great-great-great grandson Abraham was born. Adam could have conceivably held in his arms one of his great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great grand children or even greater through another lineage other than Noah’s who may have reproduced more frequently!
Prior to the flood conditions were much better than they are now. There were likely no desserts. More lands were fertile, which in turn means food was plenteous. The vast seas that we have today are the result of the flood, which came from the depths of the earth, in the day that all “the fountains of the great deep broken up, and the windows of heaven were opened.” Genesis 7:11. So that there was more land to sustain a greater population before the flood, and it was easier to traverse one end of earth to another.
A wealth of human history lies submerged in ancient cities at the bottoms of lakes, seas and oceans of the world. Wet theorize that some of them are evidence of civilizations that existed before the flood. Many have just recently been rediscovered, by accident or through emergent technological innovations. Some have even caused scientists to question the history of human civilization.
Yonaguni-Jima, Japan: Discovered by a dive tour guide some twenty years ago, controversies have arisen around a mysterious pyramids found off the coast of Japan. These structures seem to have been carved right out of bedrock in a teraforming process using tools previously thought unavailable to ancient cultures of the region.
Havana, Cuba: A team of scientists continues to explore megalithic ruins found in the Yucatan Channel near Cuba. They have found evidence of an extensive urban environment stretching for miles along the ocean shore. Some believe that the civilization that inhabited these predates all known ancient American cultures. So far, only computer models of this mysterious underwater city exist.
North Sea, Europe: A lost natural landscape was found recently under the North Sea, once occupied by human hunter-gatherers thousands of years ago. What were once rivers, lakes and oceans are now all at the bottom of the sea, only made known through digital mapping. Scientists theorize that this amazingly well-preserved landscape was at the heart of an ancient civilization spread across Europe.
Atlantis, Antarctica? Over a hundred years ago, a museum curator in Istanbul made a remarkable discovery. Examining an ancient map on gazelle skin, he found a location marking a mountain chain where Antarctica is today. This map is, amazingly, one of many pieces of evidence people have used to try and claim that, in fact, Antarctica is the fabled lost continent of Atlantis. Other evidence includes the recent discovery (via sonar technology) of land under Antarctica as well as the mapping systems used by ancient cartographers, which suggest Atlantis might have been located far from the Mediterranean Sea.
Bay of Cambay, India: A few years back discovered the remains of a vast city. This submerged ruin has intact architecture and human remains. More significantly, this find predates all finds in the area by thousands of years, The find has been termed Dwarka, or the ‘Golden City,’ after an ancient city-in-the sea said to belong to the Hindu god Krishna. Ancient Hindi writings tell the stories of civilizations that existed prior to the flood, and tell stories of the flood itself.
The actual story was written down nearly two thousand years ago. It is in the Indian Mahabharata, a holy book containing compilation of ancient stories and legends that were handed down by word of mouth from ancient times. In it are described the Vimana (flying machines) of the Gods. It also describes wars between the Gods where terrible weapons were used. Weapons that sound disturbingly like guided missiles, directed energy beam weapons, directed particle beam weapons and, as you will see below, nuclear weapons. Following is the story as it was actually written. Keep in mind; this story is thousands of years old.
Gurkha, flying in his swift and powerful Vimana, hurled against the three cities of the Vrishnis and Andhakas a single projectile charged with all the power of the universe. An incandescent column of smoke and fire, as brilliant as ten thousand suns, rose in all its splendor. It was the unknown weapon, the iron thunderbolt, a gigantic messenger of death, which reduced to ashes the entire race of the Vrishnis and Andhakas.
The corpses were so burnt they were no longer recognizable. Hair and finger nails fell out, Pottery broke without cause. … Foodstuffs were poisoned. To escape, the warriors threw themselves in streams to wash themselves and their equipment.
How can this story have existed thousands of years ago?
Maybe, but it is certainly an astounding coincidence.
Now consider the following photos.
How can these artifacts have existed thousands of years before the airplane was invented?
Located approximately 450 kilometres south of Cairo in Egypt is the very ancient city-complex of Abydos. Believed by many to be one of the most important historical sites relating to ancient Egypt it is also the location of a set of carvings that have caused a significant amount of academic controversy amongst archeologists and historians. Within the Temple of Seti the 1st (Seti I) you can find the outer Hypostyle Hall and on one of the lintels you can find a series of carvings that look very much like helicopters and futuristic space craft. The Helicopter is particularly recognizable and this has led to questions being raised about how this can possibly exist.
Ancient Egyptian Airplane
Ancient Egyptian Airplane Diagram
The above object is on display at the Museum of Antiquities in Cairo. Although it is a copy of the original find, it is accurate copy, and is obviously an airplane. The plane is called the Saqqara Glider. It is 15 cm long (slightly under 6 inches) and has a wing span of 18 cm (slightly over 7 inches). It is made of light sycamore wood and will fly when thrown. It dates from 200 BC. It was discovered in 1898 and catalogued as a bird. Since the plane’s re-discovery by Dr Kahlil Messiha in 1969, over a dozen similar “birds” have been discovered.
Discoveries of what appear to be airplanes are not restricted to
The Old World.
Interesting and controversial figures have been found in The New World.
Below are two gold figures of pre-Incan origin that were found in Colombia. An object similar to the one on the left was studied by an aerospace engineer (I am sorry, I cannot remember his name) in California in the mid sixties. He stated that it had the characteristics of an aircraft and a larger model, if powered, would fly. These figures have been classified as “zoomorphic” meaning that they represent (in this case) birds or insects.
Ancient Pre-Incan Airplanes?
Possibly they are zoomorphic, but what is not obvious in the above photo, is the fact that they have a VERTICAL STABILIZER where a modern aircraft would have one. Neither insects nor birds have vertical stabilizers. The photo below is of another gold pre-Incan figure. It is angled so that the non-zoomorphic characteristics are easier to see.
Note the vertical and horizontal stabilizers at the rear of the object. There also seems to be a windshield like protrusion at the front. Behind the “windshield” is what appears to be a cockpit with a seat. Next to the “windshield” are knobs that suggest forward facing lights.
Similar objects have been found in Colombia, Costa Rica, Venezuela and Peru. Scientists and engineers have studied the objects and concluded they seem more artificial than natural.
Overly enthusiastic interpretation of unusual artifacts may lead some people to regard all such claims with suspicion. What can be said, however, when a functioning device is discovered? I am talking about a functioning device that should not have existed at the time it was made. The Saqqara glider is, of course, one example, but it is not the only example. Another, equally impressive, example of ‘out of place’ technology is the Baghdad Battery.
The Baghdad Battery
Archeologist William Konig came across this object in an Iraqi museum in 1937. After inspecting the object, he realized that it could be used to generate electricity. Experiments with modern replicas have proven that the battery will produce between one and a half to two volts. A modern flashlight battery produces one and a half volts.
Was this battery a fluke? Was it an accidental discovery that was not further developed? Some archeologists say yes, but could it have been handed down technology from a much older civilization? There are stories of the Parthians using electric lights.
The ancients using electric lights!
No more impossible than an even more ancient people using spark plugs.
Fossilized Spark Plug?
The geode in the above photograph was discovered in 1961 by Wally Lane, Mike Mikesell and Virginia Maxey of Olancha California. It was found near the top of a 4300-foot mountain overlooking Owens Dry Lake. In the middle of the geode is a metal core about .08 inch (2 mm) in diameter. The core is encircled by what appears to be a ceramic cylinder. The core and cylinder are in turn encased in a sleeve of petrified wood. Around this is the geode itself, consisting of hardened clay, pebbles, pieces of fossil shell and two nonmagnetic metal objects that resemble a nail and a washer. A fragment of copper between the ceramic and petrified wood indicates at they may once have been separated by a now decomposed copper sleeve. Based on the fossils in the geode, it is estimated to be 500,000 years old
Paul Willis of INFO Journal studied X-Rays of the geode and was the first to notice the similarity between the object and a spark plug.