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Over the centuries, researchers have found bones and artifacts proving that humans like us have existed for millions of years; the author argues, however, that. Forbidden Pages · Similar Free eBooks. Filter by page count The Player's Guide - Forbidden Seduction Tactics by Derek Rake. Forbidden Archeology: The Hidden History of the Human Race by Michael A. Cremo and Richard L. Thompson quickly became a best selling underground.

One day he made a comment about the "mongoloid" 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". I found it fascinating as I sat in class that this man was insinuating that I, as a Finn, was barely "human" enough to have earned the right to have fire and primitive tools, yet there I was in college completely integrated with the rest of the "homo sapiens sapiens".

I was offended to say the least. My interest in human origins was piqued at this point as I was confident that I was not being provided with objective and unfiltered information. I am happy I made the time to sit with this book. 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.

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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 Sep 07, Rich Hoffman rated it it was amazing.

This is not an easy book to read. It is essentially a textbook. But this book changes the fields of anthropology and archeology to their very cores. It is this book that has opened the door to all the ancient alien theories that are now very popular. This book gives the evidence that mankind has been on earth for thousands of years, but millions.

The proof is provided in great abundance, and has rattled the cages of the worlds religions, political structure, and education institutions.

It may be This is not an easy book to read. It may be the most important book of the last century to come along since Darwin. Jul 29, Andrew Hennessey rated it it was amazing.

Let me begin with the authors' conclusion: We conclude that the total evidence They are a bit cagey about their approach when the affirm: There exists i Let me begin with the authors' conclusion: There exists in the scientific community a knowledge filter that screens out unwelcome evidence.

However, their reading of the data is interesting and valid to a point Still, their readings of the paleoarcheological and paleoanthropological records and how scientists whom don't tow the 'party' line are treated is, for the most part, valid if not convincing.

My problem, and it is a personal one, is that I do not have the academic background to argue with them. That said, the arguments do seem strained and cherry-picked at times My biggest problem with this book was the deadening repetition of data and biographies that repeat themselves over and over and over again: Then there was the fact that this book was just a setup for their sequel: Human Devolution.

Not certain they needed to spend so much time beating the point home which might have been done in a few chapters or one section of a book. I understand why so few people, of my acquaintance, have never finished this tome Of course, the authors would argue this is for thoroughness. This would be necessary because so many scientists and academics would be hostile to their thesis.

This would be acceptable if this had been a peer reviewed and vetted text which was then published by an academic press but it was not Still, it was interesting if deadening.

If you really are into alternative science and archaeology then you may find this interesting I hope Human Devolution is better than this one. The three stars I gave it were generous At least Cremo tells you upfront that he subscribes to the Hindu view of the world age circle.

Once one understand this viewpoint, everything else falls into place. So, what about those strange artifacts found miles underground, dating back millions of years? Food for thought. Highly recommend. Aug 27, Stuart Rimmer rated it it was amazing.

This is a mighty tome, and not for those wanting a bit of light reading. 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.

Things like anatomically modern human bones recovered from rock strata millions of years old, This is a mighty tome, and not for those wanting a bit of light reading. Things like anatomically modern human bones recovered from rock strata millions of years old, and manufactured artifacts recovered from similarly ancient strata.

It is fascinating stuff and gives a great deal of food for thought. A bible for the alternative history buffs, and a challenge to the scientific establishment. Jan 17, Kelli George rated it it was amazing. My archaeology professor told me that this book was written by a wacko with fringe theories even though he had not read it.

I disagree because this book is basically about the history of the science of archaeology. Anyone who disagrees with this book and dismisses it has not even read it!!! Oct 02, Jai Joshi rated it it was amazing. Really fascinating journey into the history of archaeology and human evolution.

It raises all kinds of questions about what humans really know about our past and what we still need to know. It left me wanting to learn more which is always a good thing. Jan 29, Christina rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Very interesting.

Lots of stuff to think about and not for people who are married to current scientific theory about human history. I have read this huge volume, which details anthropological, paleontological and archaeological discoveries classified as "anomalies" because their very presence suggest that the conventional "facts" as established by a dogmatic scientific establishment, intolerant of challenges to their religion, three times now, and I plan to download this soon.

The authors created a breathtakingly researched work that should but won't be in ever public school library, so that students can research independently, and draw their own conclusions to, what they are taught as fact in science class from K through 12 and, indeed, in college and universities everywhere.

Dec 15, Alice rated it really liked it. L'Homo Sapiens ha convissuto per milioni di anni con quelli che la maggior parte degli studiosi del settore ritengono i suoi antenati Australopithecus, Homo Habilis, Homo Erectus: Jul 17, John rated it liked it. A fascinating alternative view of our anthropological knowledge and theories. His thesis is that there is evidence for a much older human presence on our planet than we traditionally acknowledge perhaps as much as Million years and that the evidence for a relatively young humanity 1 million years at most is shakier than we would like to think.

This book gives new insight into the way our scientific process works and has worked. Combining this with other mainstream histories of science A A fascinating alternative view of our anthropological knowledge and theories. Combining this with other mainstream histories of science A Very Short History of Nearly Everything , makes our quest for knowledge seem much more fallible and human. I don't believe Cremo's arguments wholesale. He clearly has a religious motivation, which he acknowledges He favors a Vedic history but he keeps his religious biases out of the overt discussion in this book, unlike the works of say, creationists.

Ironically, this book actually gives me much more tolerance for the creationist criticisms of standard evolutionary anthropology. 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 of human evolution. Java Man, for instance, seems to rest on very shaky evidence.

Likewise much physical evidence is dated based upon theoretical correlations with sedimentary layers and agreement with standard theory rather than any attempt to, for instance, radioactively date the material. I know there are efforts unconnected with Cremo 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 book is very long and dense, cataloguing case after case after case of weak and anomalous evidence. To get the gist of it, the condensed version is far superior. Apr 27, Linda rated it it was amazing. This is a massive tome, written in a dry and technical manner, and yet is utterly fascinating.

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I read it cover to cover, and every student of paleoanthropology should do the same. This book discusses not only the most famous finds, but also objectively discusses well documented discoveries that were dismissed because they did not fit into the current pet theories of human evolution.

I never knew that there were unequivocal modern remains and technology found in strata tens of millions of years ag This is a massive tome, written in a dry and technical manner, and yet is utterly fascinating.

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. The authors look at each case individually, and discuss the technical data related to each case, both strengths and weakness, and objectively discuss various viewpoints on the most well known cases. The revelations of an objective and unbiased analysis vs. Jun 07, Alan Grieveson rated it it was amazing.

I actually read this book a while back and it is brilliant. Written by scientists it is hard read but worth it if you are interested in the subject and offers a more realistic account of things than many of the more modern Alternative Archaeology books. By detailed accounts the authors show how mainstream archaeology tries to stifle, suppress or totally ignore discoveries when they don't fit their standard model of things. It is ever thus and a downside of peer reviews.

Worth the effort to get thr I actually read this book a while back and it is brilliant.

Worth the effort to get through it. Oct 01, Peggy Bechko rated it really liked it Shelves: I like strange books, what can I say? I've never read it cover to cover, but I've read it in it's entirety piece by piece. Lots of strange things in this book, grist for the mill for a writer who likes to ponder strange things, so to speak. It's writing style is more than a bit dry, so I probably should have given it a 3 star review, but the content was so much fun in a peculiar way that I just had to give it four.

Dec 07, Devero rated it did not like it. Una bella sequenza di balle raccontate pure male, con scarsa coerenza interna e pure senza scorrevolezza.


Non sequitur su non sequitur. Mar 12, AniKore rated it it was amazing. Just amazing, what you won't be taught at school. About pages full of facts that contradict 18th-century evolution theory. It's a serious call for scientists to revisit this holly and sacred theory submitted in an era where knowledge of biology and biological processes was extremely limited.

Mar 08, Jeffrey Petit-bois rated it really liked it. Very interesting and informative. The scientific society has not been always honest with the public about the remains of our ancestors.

Anybody in the field of anthropology and or has a curious mind concerning the origins of humanity and archeology should it.

Superb work. May 31, Gevera Bert added it. This book wasn't what I thought. I expected something like "Fingerprints of the Gods" and it's not, it's creationist literature, very dry and boring and not at all compelling.

No stars because I didn't finish it. Jun 05, Nathan rated it liked it. So far I find the book convincing mostly because of the copious cases that the author references in the text. And I haven't even gotten to the weird parts yet. There does seem to be an orthodoxy in th scientific community that brands as heretics all those who don't accept the status quo. Sep 23, Dennis rated it it was ok Shelves: In most manifestations of her myth, Lilith represents chaos, seduction and ungodliness.

Yet, in her every guise, Lilith has cast a spell on humankind. Her breasts are filled with poison, not milk. In her garden near the Euphrates River, Inanna lovingly tends a willow huluppu tree, the wood of which she hopes to fashion into a throne and bed for herself.

For in the meantime a dragon had set up its nest at the base of the tree, the Zu-bird had placed his young in its crown, and in its midst the demoness Lilith had built her house. In the s, scholars identified the voluptuous woman on this terracotta plaque called the Burney Relief as the Babylonian demoness Lilith. Today, the figure is generally identified as the goddess of love and war, known as Inanna to the Sumerians and Ishtar to the later Akkadians.

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Both characters are featured in the poem Gilgamesh and the Huluppu-Tree, quoted on this page. The woman wears a horned crown and has the wings and feet of a bird. She is flanked by owls associated with Lilith and stands on the backs of two lions symbols of Inanna. Image: From The Great Mother. Originating about the same time as the Gilgamesh epic is a terracotta plaque, known as the Burney Relief, that some scholars have identified as the first known pictorial representation of Lilith.

More recently, scholars have identified the figure as Inanna. The Babylonian relief shows her as a beautiful, naked sylph with bird wings, taloned feet and hair contained under a cap decorated with several pairs of horns. She stands atop two lions and between two owls, apparently bending them to her will.

In early incantations against Lilith, she travels on demon wings, a conventional mode of transportation for underworld residents. Dating from the seventh or eighth century B. The tablet probably hung in the house of a pregnant woman and served as an amulet against Lilith, who was believed to be lurking at the door and figuratively blocking the light. To explain the high rate of infant mortality, for example, a demon goddess was held responsible.

Lilith stories and amulets probably helped generations of people cope with their fear. Over time, people throughout the Near East became increasingly familiar with the myth of Lilith. In the Bible, she is mentioned only once, in Isaiah In Chapter 34, a sword-wielding Yahweh seeks vengeance on the infidel Edomites , perennial outsiders and foes of the ancient Israelites.

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The evil Lilith is depicted on this ceramic bowl from Mesopotamia. The Aramaic incantation inscribed on the bowl was intended to protect a man named Quqai and his family from assorted demons. Dating to about C. The Isaiah passage lacks specifics in describing Lilith, but it locates her in desolate places.

Lilith, the feminine opposite of masculine order, is banished from fertile territory and exiled to barren wasteland. Lilith may also appear in a second Dead Sea Scroll. See the following article in this issue. Centuries after the Dead Sea Scrolls were written, learned rabbis completed the Babylonian Talmud final editing circa to C. Talmudic references to Lilith are few, but they provide a glimpse of what intellectuals thought about her.

Unwholesome sexual practices are linked to Lilith as she powerfully embodies the demon-lover myth. One talmudic reference claims that people should not sleep alone at night, lest Lilith slay them Shabbath b. During the year period between the death of Abel and the birth of Seth , the Talmud reports, a distraught Adam separates himself from Eve.

The female night demon is Lilith. About the time the Talmud was completed, people living in the Jewish colony of Nippur, Babylonia, also knew of Lilith.

Her image has been unearthed on numerous ceramic bowls known as incantation bowls for the Aramaic spells inscribed on them. If the Talmud demonstrates what scholars thought about Lilith, the incantation bowls, dating from approximately C. Your divorce and writ and letter of separation. Amen, Amen, Selah, Halleluyah! According to popular folklore, demons not only killed human infants, they would also produce depraved offspring by attaching themselves to human beings and copulating at night.

Therefore, on this particular bowl a Jewish writ of divorce expels the demons from the home of Rashnoi. Until the seventh century C. In the Middle Ages, however, the Babylonian she-demon took on new and even more sinister characteristics.

The Alphabet, an anonymous text, contains 22 episodes, corresponding to the 22 letters of the Hebrew alphabet. The fifth episode includes a Lilith who was to tantalize and terrify the population for generations to come. To some extent, The Alphabet of Ben Sira shows a familiar Lilith: She is destructive, she can fly and she has a penchant for sex. To learn more about Biblical women with slighted traditions, take a look at the Bible History Daily feature Scandalous Women in the Bible , which includes articles on Mary Magdalene and Jezebel.

Invoking the name of God, Ben Sira inscribes an amulet with the names of three healing angels. Then he relates a story of how these angels travel around the world to subdue evil spirits, such as Lilith, who cause illness and death. Ben Sira cites the Bible passage indicating that after creating Adam, God realizes that it is not good for man to be alone Genesis Soon the human couple begins to fight, but neither one really hears the other.

Lilith refuses to lie underneath Adam during sex, but he insists that the bottom is her rightful place. He apparently believes that Lilith should submissively perform wifely duties.

Lilith, on the other hand, is attempting to rule over no one. She is simply asserting her personal freedom. Since Lilith and Adam are formed of the same substance, they are alike in importance.

Eve, meet Lilith. In Genesis , God creates man and woman simultaneously from the earth.

In Jewish legend, the name Lilith was attached to the woman who was created at the same time as Adam. During the days of the Jerusalem Temple, only the High Priest said the word out loud, and then only once a year, on the Day of Atonement. In The Alphabet, Lilith sins by impudently uttering the sacred syllables, thereby demonstrating to a medieval audience her unworthiness to reside in Paradise. Though made of the earth, she is not earthbound.

In the Gilgamesh and Isaiah episodes, Lilith flees to desert spaces.Each of these scholars has a unique perspective on SSK, but they would all probably agree with the following programmatic statement.

Certain categories of evidence simply disappear from view, in our opinion unjustifiably. Our research program led to results we did not anticipate, and hence a book much larger than originally envisioned. I hope Human Devolution is better than this one. Ameghino made numerous similar discoveries in Argentina, attracting the attention of scientists around the world. This is probably because they fall within, and help support, the conventional spatio- temporal framework of human evolution.

The reports were of high quality, answering many possible objections. Sort order. But a certain number of influential researchers regarded this view as mistaken.