Where did we come from? What is the true history of humankind? Michael A. Cremo and Richard L. Thompson challenge the prevailing theory of Darwinian. I perceive in Forbidden Archeology an important work of thoroughgoing In Cremo and Thompson’s words, archeological and paleoanthropological “‘facts’ tum. Forbidden Archeology: The Hidden History of the Human Race by Michael A. Cremo and Richard L. Thompson quickly became a best selling underground.

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Michael Cremo

The writing could have been more narrative in style, offering more of the authors’ voice. Thompson have done to make this a more enjoyable book for you?

Christopher Knight, Alan Butler Narrated by: 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. 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.

Instead this was just a compilation of facts that reads like a dry book report. 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 Ironically, this book actually gives me much more tolerance for the creationist criticisms of standard evolutionary anthropology.


forbidddn It raises all kinds of questions about what humans really know about our past and what we still need to know. The fact that our ancestors might be much older than we know, actually millions of years, is thrilling.

Their antiquity is stupendous, dating back some 36, years. But there were survivors – known to later cultures by names such as “the Sages”, “the Magicians”, “the Thojpson Ones”, and “the Mystery Teachers of Heaven”. Nov 04, The Incredible Hogg rated ccremo liked it. We conclude that the total evidence Narrator’s voice was monotone The narrating sounded very robot like and made it difficult to focus on the story.

While not uncritically accepting Cremo’s arguments and claims, I found it eye-opening to consider the weakness of many cornerstones of our standard archeoolgy history of human evolution. Then this is a book for the library. A very deep book that challenges the academic assumptions and bias taught as fact.

I expected something like “Fingerprints of the Gods” and it’s not, it’s creationist literature, very dry and boring and not at all compelling. Combining this with other mainstream histories of science A Very Short History of Nearly Everythingmakes our quest for knowledge seem much more fallible and human.

Forbidden Archeology – Michael A. Cremo

I understand why so creo people, of my acquaintance, have never finished this tome Or is civilization far more complex and for older than we have been taught? 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.


Cremo identifies himself as a “Vedic creationist. Thopson would not recommend this book to a casual reader who is not obsessed with the origins of humankind.

Homo sapienshave lived on the earth for billions of years with little or no alteration to their biological characteristics. David Hatcher Childress Narrated by: People who bought this also bought I’d have thompsoon hearing more of the authors voice in the writing.

This page was last modified on 27 Decemberat Things like anatomically modern human bones recovered from rock strata millions of years old, This is a mighty tome, and not for those wanting a bit of light reading. There does seem to be an orthodoxy in th scientific community that brands as heretics all those who don’t accept the status quo.

To ask other readers questions about Forbidden Archeologyplease sign up. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Building upon extensive studies cfemo the past four decades and their own archaeoastronomical and hieroglyphic research, the authors show how the early black culture known as the Cattle People not only domesticated cattle but were also an advanced civilization.