Author Michael Cremo made waves in 1993 when he and Richard Thompson wrote the blockbuster book Forbidden Archaeology, an investigation into extreme human antiquity. He has just completed The Forbidden Archaeologist, a collection of his articles from Atlantis Rising magazine. Michael Cremo’s assertion that humankind has existed on Earth for billions of years places him in a totally different paradigm than the scientific establishment.
Michael Cremo asserts that the modern archaeologist and paleontologist communities have suppressed fossil evidence on the basis of confirmation bias. Michael Cremo explores the mystery of humanity’s origins with a refreshing enthusiasm. Journey with us beyond history for a deeper look into humankind’s past.
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Pity there was no mention of the fundamentalist religious bodies who support the creationist theory. Talking of the ‘fundamentalist darwinists’ without this balancing factor causes me to regard the views expressed as unbalanced and dubious.
Wouldn’t that have been irrelevant? Michael Cremo’s book ultimately describes corruption in science and academia, bodies whose impartiality is supposed to be secured by systems like peer review (although it doesn’t end up working out that way).
Fundamentalism in religion is, to some extent, predictable and expected. But in the context of science and academia, fundamentalism is a much bigger issue because it goes against everything we assume they stand for.
Religion can be fundamentalist and still be religion; science cannot be fundamentalist and remain science.