Why Is Forbidden Archeology?

974 WordsJun 29, 20154 Pages
Modern anthropologists and paleontologists are in relative agreement regarding how long modern humans, Homo sapiens, have been in existence. According to mainstream science, the popular belief is that the cultural and technological history of our species is confined to the past 12,000 years. This figure is a culmination based on what we know about evolution and what we have been able to gather through fossil analyzation and dating of artifacts and human remains. Although the subject of human antiquity, also referred to as human origins, does not prompt a great deal of debate there may actually be the need for some. A reexamination of that humans have only existed a mere 12,000 years should be done as there may be evidence to support a much greater antiquity of modern human life. Alternative researchers have offered up evidence of “forbidden archeology” that contradicts the mainstream beliefs of human origin, however these discoveries seem to have been swept under the scientific rug. “Forbidden archeology” is the term used to describe the alternative theories held against mainstream science in regards to human origins and the history of both us and our ancestors. Within forbidden archeology is scientist and author Cremo, who suggests that there is evidence proving that modern man did not evolve from a type of ape, but rather had co-existed with these species for millions of years. His explanation for why this evidence is not widely available in academic readings is that the

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