When a scientific therory gathers the status of a dogma, the possibilities of new research being conducted in that area, and the room for new therories on the matter become severly restricted.
Those who try to break through such barriers run the risk of castigation and prejudice. They find few champions in academia. The going is all uphill. Mentally they are pushing against the habits and collective unconscious of many powerfull minds, and help even of the simplest kind from the "establishment" is rarely forthcoming.
Their task is not an easy one, and many do not have the character, the time, the funds or the other nescessary rescourses to do justice to their thesis.
It then becomes easy for others to criticise their work, dismissing it from the view point of "the established opinion" as the work of misguided enthusiast without giving the real consideration it deserves.
Micheal Cremo and Richard Thompdon are therefore to be congratualted on spending eight years producing the only definitive, precise, exaustive and complete record of practically all the fossil finds of man, regardless of whether they fit the established scientific therories or not.
To say that research was painstaking is a wild understatement, and no other book of this magnitude and calibre exists. It should be compulsory reading for every first year biology, archeology and anthropology student....and many others too.
The 914 excellently produced pages of (Forbidden Archeology) takes us through so many anomalies of fossil man.....anomalies only according to modern therories that unless every single one of these finds is incorrectly dated, documented and observed, mans present scientific therories of his own origons must now be radically re-assessed.
If only one human fossil or artifact, of the 50 or so meticulousy documented and discussed from the Miocene or early Pliocene is correctly dated then everyything concerning the therories of human origins must return to the melting pot. And the evidence is, that a large proportion of them are entirely credible.
Why then have they not been considered? because the roller coaster of habituated mind patterns and dogma has simply brushed them aside as do creasionist who ...faced with all the evidence of ancient times still insist that the world was created in 4004 BC, according to a preconceived opinion,.....the psychological processes are in both instances the same.
Since the last eighteenth centuary, dicussions of human antiquity, and of the physical and cultural evolution of humanity, have been marked by severe disputation and accusations of fraud, and there is clear evidence that archeological finds go through a systematic filtration process, and evidence of a much older human existence, is ignored.
"Forbidden Archeology".....a must read!