Forbidden Archeology NewsFLASH
February 19, 2013
Issue No. 17
Dear Friends, hoping this finds your heart and minds aligned during this amazing moment of unparalleled opportunity
within the eternity of cosmic time. –Lori Erbs, Newsflash Editor
NEWS – Michael Cremo’s book release: My Science, My Religion
NEWS ROUNDUP – Toothed wheel discovered in 300-million-year-old coal
FORTHCOMING EVENTS – Michael Cremo at 2013 New Living Expo
REFLECTIONS OF THE FORBIDDEN ARCHEOLOGIST
MCREMO.COM – Travel Diary update: Jordan and Chichen Itza trips
WEBSITES OF INTEREST – Ancient Mysteries International
COMRADES IN THE EVOLUTION REVOLUTION FORUM
Michael A. Cremo’s newest work, My Science, My Religion: Academic Papers 1994-2009, was released on
November 16, 2012 by Torchlight Publishing, Inc. To order or learn more, please visit http://www.mysciencemyreligion.com
Jean de Climont associates Ltd included Michael Cremo in their dissident scientists list of over 7000 profiles:
Archeologists from around the globe converged at the archeological mecca of Jordan for the Seventh World Archaeological Congress in which Michael Cremo presented a paper at Session 4.3A [Senses with Senses: The Sensorial Archaeology] entitled “J. T. Robinson’s Use of a Psychic for Archeological Research at Sterkfontein Caves, South Africa.”
Toothed Wheel Found in 300-million-year-old Coal
Komsomolskaya Pravda reported that a resident of Vladivostok discovered a metallic-looking rail or rod pressed into a hunk of coal he had obtained to heat his home during the winter. Initial examination of the strange object led researchers to assert it looked "very much like a toothed metal rail, created artificially…like parts [that] are often used in microscopes, various technical and electronic devices" Full story at: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/01/23/300-million-year-old-tooth-gear_n_2527424.html?utm_hp_ref=email_share
Are Nazca Lines A Desert Labyrinth?
Dr Nicholas Saunders of the University of Bristol's Department of Archaeology and Anthropology and Professor Clive Ruggles of the University of Leicester walked 1,500 km of desert in southern Peru, tracing the lines and geometric figures created by the Nasca people between 100 BC and AD 700. Their new conclusions are discussed in Antiquity: antiquity.ac.uk/ant/086/ant0861126.htm
Ancient Russian Fossil Machine
In the remote Kamchatka peninsula University of St. Petersburg archaeologists discovered a strange fossil composed of hundreds of toothed cylinders that appear to be parts of a machine. According to archaeologist Yuri Golubev all the pieces of this machine were dated at 400 million years. Full story at: http://topalternativenews.com/2012/03/10/400-million-year-old-geared-mechanism-found-in-russia/
Michael Cremo will be a keynote speaker at the New Living Expo on Friday, April 26, 2013 in San Francisco, with a workshop on Sunday, April 28 and UFO Panel discussion on Saturday, April 27. Full details at: http://www.newlivingexpo.com
Ancient Mysteries International hosts Michael Cremo, Stephen Knapp, Frank Joseph and other noted speakers at their
2013 Conference in Ft. Wayne, Indiana on April 13th: http://www.ancientmysteriesinternational.org/april132013/april132013.html
REFLECTIONS OF THE FORBIDDEN ARCHEOLOGIST
Internet Archive Wayback Machine http://archive.org
Ancient Mysteries International http://www.ancientmysteriesinternational.org
Robert Sitler’s website http://www.robertsitler.com
Letters to www.mcremo.com
Hello, Dr. Cremo,
Where exactly in the Vedas does it say that life began 2 billion years ago? Is it not true that Hindu literature says it began 1 billion years ago and that human life began 120 million years ago? That the Earth formed in the 2nd manvatara (about 1 and a half billion years ago), that plants began in the 5th? (Ancient Science at www.world-mysteries.com). And you say that life began 2 billion years ago, but it began 3.8 billion years ago (the 1st bacteria) as any biologist will tell you.
Also, are not the dating methods subject to error because of false assumptions, etc., even with the use of several methods?
Michael Cremo responds:
The Bhagavata Purana (also called the Shrimad
Bhagavatam) relates the history of Dhruva Maharaja, who lived during the
Svayambhuva manvantara, which is this first manvantara. He was living in a city
and went into the forest to meditate. The first manvantara goes from 1.7 - 2.0
billion years ago. There are 14 manvantaras in a kalpa, or day of Brahma. At
the beginning of each kalpa, there is creation of bodies of plants and animals
and human beings.
samasikas tvaya prokto
yas tu svayambhuve 'ntare
The blessed King said to Sukadeva Gosvami: My dear lord, the demigods, demons, human beings, Nagas, beasts and birds were created during the reign of Svayambhuva Manu.
(Bhagavata Purana 6.4.1)
Today's biologists say they can detect the first chemical signs of life at more than 3 billion years ago, but the oldest undisputed fossil evidence for single celled life is about 2 billion years old, in my opinion. In any case, when we get back that far in time, there is some chance that the dating methods are not entirely accurate.
But people can have different opinions about these things.
Dear Mr. Cremo,
Thank you for your fine book, Forbidden Archeology. I was wondering if the sequencing of DNA has changed your view that Homo Sapiens Sapiens has lived alongside other species for tens of millions of years.
I am a retired farmer with no involvement in paleoanthropology. I know little about the subject; however, I was fascinated with the anomalous evidence presented in your book. There is some evidence of evolution since earth’s formation over 4 billion years ago; however, I don’t buy the homo timeline that the majority opinion has ruthlessly defended.
My gut feeling is that it would take hundreds of millions of years for a Ramapithecus to possibly evolve into a modern man, not the relatively short period since the Pliocene-Pleistocene boundary. Any thoughts you might have with respect to DNA sequencing would be most appreciated.
Michael Cremo responds:
Send us your stories about those anomalous skeletons discovered in the back yard! We are looking for solid, well-documented evidence, but all accounts are welcome.
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Hello Dr. Cremo,
are photos, and what I have put together as a draft of "my
observations" of such.
[Excerpts from Observations:] The place of the most intriguing finds, I have
painstakingly learned, is a sedimentary layer said, (by the head layer, said
(by the head of the Natural Science Museum), to be 10 million years old in
this particular location. (On being told about these finds, the afore-mentioned
expert will not return calls).
These 'finds' are so extremely delicate until first dried then rinsed in
neutral water, and left to dry. Many did not make it. Once dried, they are of
*Most have appearance of being burned on one side, blackened.
*All have either embedded sand attached, or were made of a sand type
*All came from an eroding ocean shore cliff that is eroding, and giving
up her secrets, willingly. Had these not been collected by myself as 'rocks',
they would have been lost forever.
*All samples were taken in a manner to not further erode, disturb,
not disrespect the cliff containing these items. (When collected as just rocks,
I had no knowledge of the privilege, and, obligation, of this history.)
This history needs to preserved, and with no Historians of such in the United
States, I have been extremely frustrated, but will not give up in having this
History documented. Experts have told that me, and I quote, "how did
ancients - Aztecs, or those from South America get to San Mateo County,
I am sure that your answer is close to as mine was.
There was no "America" then.
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