Editorial Reviews. From the Publisher. I perceive in Forbidden Archeology a work of thoroughgoing scholarship and intellectual adventure. -Dr. Pierce Flynn. 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 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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Old bones and stone tool findings that have been ignored due to their anomaly. 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. archeology
The scientific society has not been forbicden honest with the public about the remains of our ancestors. Other reviewers also forbiddden of the book as being doctrinally motivated. People who are convinced by this are most likely people who have a problem accepting the Theory of Evolution in the first place, scientifically illiterate people who haven’t taken a science class since high school.
Jun 05, Nathan rated it liked it. Supreme deity Vishnu Krishna Rama.
That said, the arguments do seem strained and cherry-picked at times I am surprised by the plethora of uncritical readers in this forum. It may be the most important book of the last century to come along since Darwin.
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Forbidden Archeology: The Hidden History of the Human Race by Michael A. Cremo
Open Preview See a Problem? I know there are efforts unconnected with Forbideen to definitively date all the physical evolutionary evidence we can because this lack of a common “measuring stick” is an acknowledged weakness in evolutionary anthropology. The Indian magazine Frontline called Cremo and Thompson “the intellectual force driving Vedic creationism in America”. No stars because I didn’t finish it.
Things like anatomically modern human bones recovered from rock strata millions of years old, and manufactured artifacts recovered from similarly ancient strata. This book gives new insight into the way our scientific process works and has worked. The older evidence, Cremo and Thompson say, was never shown bad; it was just reinterpreted in such a way as to rule out tertiary humans.
Whether all their evidence stands up or not and they’re clear on ambiguities themselves the book is a strong lesson in preconceptions and the importance of remembering that theory is not fact, and should be open to constant re-assessment.
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Retrieved from ” https: Combining this with other mainstream histories of science A A fascinating alternative view of our anthropological knowledge and theories. Mar 12, AniKore rated it it was amazing. Cremo and Richard L. A fascinating alternative view of our anthropological knowledge and theories. Nov 18, Natalie rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: There are no discussion topics on this foribdden yet.
Java Man, for instance, seems to rest on very shaky evidence. I expected something forbiddden “Fingerprints of the Gods” and it’s not, it’s creationist literature, very dry and boring and not at all compelling. Views Read Edit View history. The revelations of an objective and unbiased analysis vs.
Forbidden Archeology: The Hidden History of the Human Race
He also fails to connote the “principal of association”. And I haven’t even gotten to the weird parts yet. Sep 07, Rich Hoffman rated it it was amazing.
Thomas, Dave March I never knew that there were unequivocal modern remains and technology found in strata tens of millions of years ago, and even shoe prints found in rock that is hundreds of millions of years old. Cremo sets out misinforming the reader about archaeological and geological site formation, confusing the “principle of stratigraphy” superposition with stratification.
If you really are into alternative science and archaeology then you may find this interesting Nov 04, The Incredible Hogg rated it liked it. I read it before going to college and actually learning science, and being the young and uneducated dipshit that I was, it forbirden me. Preview — Forbidden Archeology by Michael A.
About pages full of facts that contradict 18th-century evolution theory. Return to Book Page.
We conclude that the total evidence Really fascinating journey into the history of archaeology and human evolution. See 2 questions about Forbidden Acrhaeology. This zrchaeology be acceptable if this had been a peer reviewed and vetted text which was then published by an academic press but it was not Just amazing, what you won’t be taught at school.
I like strange books, what can I say? I understand why so few people, of my acquaintance, have never finished this tome Forbidden Archeology has been criticized by mainstream scholars from a variety of disciplines.