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The Hidden History of the Human Race (The Condensed Edition of Forbidden Archeology) Paperback – March 9, 1999
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A teeth-rattling new hypothesis which actually carries modern human existence back millions of years.
About the Author
Michael A Cremo is a research associate of the Bhaktivedanta Institute specializing in the history and philosophy of science. His persistent investigations during the eight years of writing Forbidden Archeology documented a major scientific cover-up. Richard L. Thompson, founding member of the Bhaktivedanta Institute, received his Ph.D. in mathematics from Cornell University.
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It makes you wonder what is next if the adopted perspective of appearance of our kind is wrong. Would be good having few hypotheses discussed. Perhaps in another book?!
This book contends that human prints have been found dating to 500 MILLION years ago. So what happened between 500 Million years ago and 6,000 years ago? one of the premises of the book is that since the events in between did not conform to accepted theory at the time, any evidence, theory or explanation was simply discarded. From my personal experience, this I believe to be true, I have seen this phenomenon, this seems to be part of human nature -specially in science, take medicine as just one glaring example.
The book's intent is to simply open your eyes by making you aware of evidence of Humans' presence in this planet for many millions of years. It does not seek to present an explanation or to formulate a theory. It just provides you the evidence that has existed for hundreds of years which has been ignored on purpose since it did not fit (and still does not) with the current theories of Human Evolution.
If you are not familiar with these theories, then the book will be an easy, comfortable and wondrous adventure. If you are, then it will be a shock, a serious source of upset since it will unbalance, shake and possibly destroy the so-called science you have been indoctrinated into believing.
In the end, you must be your own judge -as in everything in life, to me however, the book provides another layer of revelation out of the matrix in which we are brainwashed.
Lastly, anyone can read this book, you don't have to be a scientist. The book is written in plain easy to understand language and makes a serious effort to be digestible by anyone.
The book is rather dry for most of it - if you were expecting anything to do with "Ancient Astronaut" theories or alien hybrids, this is not the book for you - and for that I give it credit. It is a scholarly work and not a flimsy Chariots of the Gods type sensationalist work.
The closest it comes is exploring the possibility that bigfoot and such could be isolated populations of leftover hominids - just one chapter and nothing outlandish.
All in all, highly recommended reading for those interested in human evolution and archaeology, and the upside of that is that it is not concocted based on flimsy speculation, but hand in hand with that, it is not a page-turner by any means