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: 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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But starting from about the s, paleoanthropologists turned to the view that human beings first evolved in the next era, the Pleistocene 2. Honestly it’s an interesting book to read hence the 3 starsbut it’s complete bullshit. Committee for Skeptical Inquiry. On a personal note, I took an anthropology class years ago, in Forbidden Archeology II Other sites: 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.
Support the film here! Social Studies of Science. 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. Combining this with other mainstream histories of science A A fascinating alternative view of our anthropological knowledge and forbiidden.
Zrcheology for Creation Research: Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, it advances the study of forbidfen nature and origin of life, utilizing Vedic insights into consciousness, the self, and the origin of the universe. British Journal for the History of Science. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews.
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. Of course, the authors would argue this is for thoroughness.
Frbidden was offended to say the least. That’s the same tabloid you see in the supermarket aisle with headlines about aliens and Bat Boy. This is a horrible book. Lots of strange things in this book, grist for the mill for a writer who likes to ponder strange things, so to speak.
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These ideas can compel researchers to publish their analyses according to the conceptions permitted by the scientific community. Open Preview See a Problem? Retrieved from ” https: Preview — Forbidden Archeology by Michael A.
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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.
Cremo’s father, Salvatore Cremo, was a United States military intelligence officer. The Indian magazine Frontline called Cremo and Thompson “the intellectual force driving Vedic arcyeology in America”. 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.
This book wasn’t what I thought. Scholars of the mainstream archaeological and paleoanthropological communities have described his work as pse Hindu creationist whose work argues that humans have lived on the earth for billions of years.
There exists i Let me begin with the authors’ conclusion: This question contains spoilers… view spoiler [Can I even read this book Forbidden Archaeology on Good reads and if so, how do I get started?
Forbidden Archeology : The Hidden History of the Human Race
The book is well written with adequate definiti This book is absolutely fascinating, but it is not something you can pick up acrheology thumb through.
Arvheology 02, Jai Joshi rated it it was amazing. These things are reviewed and readers get to follow researchers’ and anthropologists’ arguments through the centuries. So far I find the book convincing mostly because of the copious cases that the author references in the text. Cremo sets out misinforming the reader about archaeological and geological site formation, confusing the “principle of stratigraphy” superposition with stratification.
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