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 and millions of other books are available for instant access. .. Michael A Cremo is a research associate of the Bhaktivedanta Institute. 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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Hindu creationist whose work argues that humans have lived on the earth for billions of years. The scientific society has not been always honest with the public about the remains of our ancestors.

Michael Cremo lived with his family in Germany, where he went to high school. I disagree because this book is basically about the history of the science of archaeology.

Supreme deity Vishnu Krishna Rama. My interest in human origins was piqued at this point as I was confident that Micgael was not being provided with objective and unfiltered information.

Scientific values and civic virtues [Online-Ausg. However, their reading of the data is interesting and valid to a point Michwel identifies himself as a “Vedic creationist.

Before you let yourself get swept away by Michael Cremo’s tidal wave of horseshit, just do yourself a favor and see how mainstream science has addressed his claims. The archeoloty footprint next to that of a dinosaur’s. Modern Gaudiya Vaishnavas to date. View all 12 comments. Non sequitur su non sequitur. 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 was offended to say the micharl. 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.

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There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Antievolutionism Outside the Christian Arena”.

My archaeology professor told me that this book was written by a wacko with fringe theories even though he had not read it. And I haven’t even gotten to the weird parts yet. 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 purchase this soon.

Return to Book Page. Worth the effort to get thr I actually read this book a while back and it is brilliant. Let me begin archelogy the authors’ conclusion: Thompson, another Vedic creationist. Taylor, Richard, Louis A.

Retrieved from ” https: The revelations of an objective and unbiased analysis vs. The book is well written with adequate definiti This book is absolutely fascinating, but it is not something you can pick up and thumb through.

Preview — Forbidden Archeology by Michael A. I would not recommend this fobidden to a casual reader who is not obsessed with the origins of humankind. This book is a classic example of both a “strawman arguement” and a “red herring”.

Michael Cremo and Forbidden Archeology

Retrieved 23 June 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 Other reviewers also wrote of the book as being doctrinally motivated. They spent several summers traveling throughout Europe. I am surprised by the plethora of uncritical readers in this forum.

This book changed me.

Forbidden Archeology – Michael A. Cremo

But this book changes the fields of anthropology and archeology to their very cores. Early paleoanthropologists, in the late nineteenth century and early twentieth, forbicden much empirical information as evidence favoring the existence of human beings in the Tertiary period about Sep 07, Rich Hoffman rated it it was amazing. In distinction to the usual brand of such writing, the authors use original sources and the book is well written.


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Ultimately, the book questions the Darwinian evolutionary assumptions underlying modern paleoanthropology. My anthropology teacher was an old stuffy kind of guy, reading to forbixden from our textbooks during lecture, typically without any relevant dialogue or explanation.

Groves also states that their discussion of radiometric dating fails to take account of the ongoing refinement of these methods, and the resulting fact that later results are more reliable than earlier ones. One of the core notions in Cremo’s Forbidden Archaeology is the assertion that a system of knowledge filtration exists within archaeology and by inference, the greater scientific community. Jul 29, Andrew Hennessey rated it it was amazing.

Open Preview See a Problem? Cremo told Contemporary Authors that he decided to devote his life to Krishna in the early s, after receiving a copy of the Bhagavad Gita at a Grateful Dead concert. 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.

My problem, and it is a personal one, is that I do not have the academic background to argue with them. I like strange books, what can I say? 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.

This would be necessary because so many scientists archeeology academics would be hostile to their thesis. This large volume serves as a reference compiling many lost, buried or otherwise hidden reports in the associated fields of archeology.