5800squeaky machines ...
- Jan 1, 2006The review on Supernatural: Meetings with the Ancient Teachers of
Mankind by Graham Hancock included this old bromide: Before this,
humankind had no art, no religion, and no creative thinking to speak
of. Yet the abilities and concerns we associate with "being human"
seemed to appear - in archaeological terms - overnight.
Once again, absence of evidence is not proof of absence of being ....
the fact that such items finally happened to occur in a manner and a
locale in which they were accidentally preserved should indicate that
they had developed prior to the event in some way. How many little
bodies do you find while walking through the woods ... does this mean
there are no squirrels, moles, birds, etc. floundering through the fauna
Bottom line, we don't know what was going on before, just that it was
definitely going on by the time its observed ...
IN HOC MODO MILLIS FRANGITVR .