Forbidden Archeology: The Hidden History of the Human Race by Michael A. Cremo and Richard L. Thompson quickly became a best selling underground. Forbidden Archeology and millions of other books are available for instant access. .. Michael A Cremo is a research associate of the Bhaktivedanta Institute. Forbidden Archeology has ratings and 48 reviews. James said: Well, I guess controversy sells. This is a horrible book. Michael Cremo has set archaeol.
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The book is well written with adequate definitions to many field specific terms throughout the book, but it is still a big bite to chew. While not uncritically accepting Cremo’s arguments and claims, I found it eye-opening to consider the weakness of many cornerstones of our standard scientific history arvheology human evolution.
Community Saloon bar To do list What is going on? One day he made a comment about the fornidden heritage of the Finnish people and explained that it was likely due to the fact that the Finns were an isolated direct ancestor of “homo erectus” and not quite “homo sapiens sapiens”.
Had I really been a direct ancestor of “homo erectus”, I guess it would have been appropriate for me to have just bonked him on the head with my caveman club He sometimes writes books on Hindu spirituality under the pseudonym of Drutakarma Dasa. Cremo actually uses the Weekly World News as a source in the book. This book gives the evidence that mankind has been on earth for thousands of years, but millions.
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It left me wanting to learn more which is always a good thing. Open Preview See a Problem? For a fraction of the price of my college class, I learned a great deal more and was not subjected to the cultural bias of my old Russian instructor.
Forbidden Archeology: The Hidden History of the Human Race
As I said before, this book is a commitment. Michael Cremo has set archaeology back more than years. Mar 12, AniKore rated it it was amazing. They are a bit cagey about their approach when the affirm: Well, I guess controversy sells.
Michael Cremo and Forbidden Archeology
This book gives new insight into the way our scientific process works and has worked. So overwhelming is the evidence that the authors present against the dominant hegemony of archeological thought, that this book reads like a relentless inventory of archeological ‘finds’ which suggests a chronology other than that which is commonly accepted and propounded, ‘finds’ which the establishment overlook, or outright deny.
Want to Read saving…. My anthropology teacher was an old stuffy kind of guy, reading to us from our textbooks during lecture, typically without any relevant dialogue or explanation.
He says they fail to give due credit to the advances in technique that distinguish science in recent times from that of the nineteenth century. Once one understand this viewpoint, everything atcheology falls into place.
So far I find the book convincing mostly because of the copious cases that the author references in the text. It may be the most important book of the last century to come along since Darwin.
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Sep 07, Rich Hoffman rated it it was amazing. This book discusses not only the most famous finds, but also forbidcen discusses well documented discoveries that were dismissed because they did not fit into the current pet theories of human evolution. Anyone who disagrees with this book and dismisses it has not even read it!!!
Java Man, for instance, seems to rest on very shaky evidence.
On another level the book joins others from creation science and New Age philosophy as a body of works which seek to address members of a public alienated from science, either because it has become so arcane or because it has ceased to suit some in search of meaning in their lives. Looking into the admission criteria of these organizations, it is clear that membership is not tied to expertise:.
Further, the overall tone of the work is far superior to that exhibited in ordinary creationist literature. In Thompson and Cremo appeared on the NBC special The Mysterious Origins of Manwhich was based upon the book   and which was similarly criticized by the scientific community.
Reviewing the book in the French journal L’anthropologiepaleontologist Marylene Patou-Mathis wrote that the book is “a provocative work that raises the problem of the influence of the dominant ideas of a time period on scientific research.
Indeed, all Cremos claims have been addressed by the academic community, including using absolute dating methods to place these artifacts and bones, derived from “use-related secondary context”, in their proper historical context.
Chambers Harrap This book helps to bridge the gap and introduce the missing information in a gradual and detailed manner, leaving behind any doubt forbirden you are consuming a mere subjective take on currently publicly available scanty evidence. However, their reading of the data is interesting and valid to a point