Forbidden Archeology: The Hidden History of the Human Race

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Bhaktivedanta Institute, 1998 - Science - 914 pages
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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 mainstream science has suppressed these facts and that prejudices based on current scientific theory act as a "knowledge filter," giving us a picture of prehistory that is largely incorrect.

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This book was written by a lawyer (Cremo) and a mathematician (Thompson) who are both Hare Krishnas. As such, they are intelligent people who know how to write an argument, but they both have ... Read full review

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The authors’ central theme is simple: 1.Conventional wisdom puts human civilisation at around 5-6,000 years old; before that we all lived in caves. 2.VAST archeological evidence to the contrary is ... Read full review

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About the author (1998)

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 form Cornell University.

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