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There is certainly a lot of independent research that explores many possibilities that exist beyond current paradigms. As we become more and more dependent upon these alternate sources for answers it becomes apparent that perhaps we should all take one giant step back in order to take a much larger picture into perspective. There is a reason for this growing trend which humanity as a whole needs to address. After all, it was humanity that created the sciences and it is humanity that funds and provides the resources for the sciences in order that humanity as a whole may benefit. A sound concept in my opinion, but as a shareholder looking in on production, I must tell you that I have grave concerns.

While our reliance on the sciences for answers is a must it is unwise to trade our own discernment for an unhealthy dependency on authority figures. Therefore I believe that it is every individual's responsibility to have a basic understanding of what science is. Carl Sagan knew this was imperative and took the initiative to explain The Scientific Method in simple layman's terms that anyone could understand in his 1995 book "The Demon-Haunted World - Science as a Candle in the Dark. A brilliant scientist with countless contributions to humanity, I feel that this may have been his greatest.

Anthropological and archaeological theories, in my understanding, should not be considered as actual science. Scientific theories must be compatible with the scientific method. To science, the layman's term "theorize" is synonymous with "speculate". The science of human origins would be more adequately described as the religion of human origins as it is based more on beliefs than it is on any scientific processes. In fact, why would a science of human origins still exist when they believe the question of human origins was answered over one and a half centuries ago? In 1920 Ales Hrdlicka introduced the award-winning "theory" of the human colonization of the Americas. He theorized that man arrived in the new world no earlier than 3,000 years before present based on Darwin's existing theory and a presumed lack of evidence to the contrary. One accidental discovery after another by paleontologists and construction repeatedly produces one shocking surprise after another push the dates of man's presence further and further into prehistory. So, why (prey tell) are these scientists so adamant that man had ARRIVED in the Americas no earlier than the last accidental paradigm-shifting discovery? Each and every time evidence that greatly pushes the dates back, although methodically and meticulously collected and documented successfully disputed with purely speculative arguments only.

Physicist adequately define paradigm paralysis by using the term "confirmation bias".



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 21-Apr-20 16:34 by KsFisher.

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Re: The primacy of consciousness 267 GramPong 14-Aug-19 12:08
Re: The primacy of consciousness 226 Robert Jameson 14-Aug-19 13:48
Re: The primacy of consciousness 216 GramPong 14-Aug-19 14:00
Time travel 246 Robert Jameson 14-Aug-19 14:32
Fact Checking the nonsense! 321 eyeofhorus33 14-Aug-19 21:10
Re: Fact Checking the nonsense! 236 Robert Jameson 15-Aug-19 05:32
More illinformed nonsense! 206 Robert Jameson 17-Aug-19 08:43
Mt Shoria in Russia - more illinformed nonsense! 202 Robert Jameson 18-Aug-19 12:56
Re: Fact Checking the nonsense! 195 CJD1965 29-Aug-19 01:05
Re: Fact Checking the nonsense! 180 Robert Jameson 29-Aug-19 02:25
Re: Fact Checking the nonsense! 183 CJD1965 29-Aug-19 21:58
Re: Fact Checking the nonsense! 223 Robert Jameson 30-Aug-19 05:24
Re: The primacy of consciousness 235 ldennyjr 14-Aug-19 17:24
Re: The primacy of consciousness 204 Robert Jameson 15-Aug-19 05:48
Re: The primacy of consciousness 194 ldennyjr 15-Aug-19 15:10
Linda Moulton Howe 222 Robert Jameson 16-Aug-19 00:38
Linda Moulton Howe 201 Robert Jameson 17-Aug-19 13:38
Re: Linda Moulton Howe 184 ldennyjr 17-Aug-19 22:54
Re: Linda Moulton Howe 145 Glass Jigsaw 21-Sep-19 21:43
Re: Linda Moulton Howe 155 Robert Jameson 22-Sep-19 00:23
Mod Note > Topic Moved 199 Dr. Troglodyte 14-Aug-19 16:44
Cosmic Consciousness Conference 195 Robert Jameson 17-Aug-19 13:50
Re: Cosmic Consciousness Conference 224 ldennyjr 17-Aug-19 22:57
Re: Cosmic Consciousness Conference 184 Robert Jameson 18-Aug-19 01:34
Re: Cosmic Consciousness Conference 181 ldennyjr 18-Aug-19 13:32
Re: Cosmic Consciousness Conference 186 Robert Jameson 18-Aug-19 15:19
Invitation to Linda Moulton Howe 169 Robert Jameson 20-Aug-19 12:50
Re: Invitation to Linda Moulton Howe 181 ldennyjr 20-Aug-19 12:58
Re: Ancient artefacts that are hundreds of millions of years old? 230 Enigcom 17-Aug-19 19:47
Re: Ancient artefacts that are hundreds of millions of years old? 196 Robert Jameson 18-Aug-19 13:01
Baalbek Megaliths 204 Robert Jameson 18-Aug-19 02:05
Uluru 199 Robert Jameson 19-Aug-19 03:11
Re: Uluru 204 Robert Jameson 19-Aug-19 08:28
Gomateshwara Statue - India 238 Robert Jameson 20-Aug-19 14:05
Re: Gomateshwara Statue - India 211 GramPong 21-Aug-19 11:25
Ancient megaliths left in the quarry 188 Robert Jameson 21-Aug-19 11:12
Recovery from catastrophe 186 Robert Jameson 23-Aug-19 02:45
Addressing other anomalies 189 Robert Jameson 24-Aug-19 01:00
Stuff just keeps on getting older ... 164 Robert Jameson 02-Sep-19 00:21
Continental drift 178 Robert Jameson 07-Sep-19 03:13
Re: Continental drift 172 hendrik dirker 11-Sep-19 07:47
Re: Continental drift 159 Robert Jameson 11-Sep-19 09:09
Re: Continental drift 160 ldennyjr 11-Sep-19 14:01
Re: Continental drift 145 Robert Jameson 13-Sep-19 00:27
Re: Continental drift 148 Glass Jigsaw 13-Sep-19 11:34
Continental drift - Alfred Wegener 151 Robert Jameson 13-Sep-19 13:07
Re: Continental drift - Alfred Wegener 153 Glass Jigsaw 13-Sep-19 13:47
Re: Continental drift - Alfred Wegener 179 hendrik dirker 14-Sep-19 08:20
Re: Continental drift - Alfred Wegener 145 Glass Jigsaw 14-Sep-19 09:30
Re: Continental drift - Alfred Wegener 154 Robert Jameson 14-Sep-19 13:39
Quantum physics - Nothing exists without consciousness 181 Robert Jameson 09-Sep-19 08:21
Re: Ancient artefacts that are hundreds of millions of years old? 190 Jondun 09-Sep-19 12:30
Re: Ancient artefacts that are hundreds of millions of years old? 171 Glass Jigsaw 09-Sep-19 16:47
Re: Ancient artefacts that are hundreds of millions of years old? 185 Jondun 10-Sep-19 10:41
Re: Ancient artefacts that are hundreds of millions of years old? 171 Glass Jigsaw 10-Sep-19 11:21
The real and the incomprehensible 184 Robert Jameson 12-Sep-19 14:30
Re: The real and the incomprehensible 181 Glass Jigsaw 12-Sep-19 21:13
Re: The real and the incomprehensible 138 Robert Jameson 15-Sep-19 18:50
Re: The real and the incomprehensible 155 Glass Jigsaw 15-Sep-19 19:57
Re: The real and the incomprehensible 151 Robert Jameson 16-Sep-19 00:27
Re: The real and the incomprehensible 153 Glass Jigsaw 16-Sep-19 00:37
Re: The real and the incomprehensible 154 Robert Jameson 16-Sep-19 02:08
Re: The real and the incomprehensible 148 Glass Jigsaw 16-Sep-19 10:16
Re: The real and the incomprehensible 156 Robert Jameson 16-Sep-19 10:53
Re: The real and the incomprehensible 165 Glass Jigsaw 16-Sep-19 12:48
Messages from other worlds? 250 Robert Jameson 10-Sep-19 01:19
As above so below 161 Robert Jameson 14-Sep-19 10:35
Mudfossil Univerity 164 Robert Jameson 21-Sep-19 04:51
Re: Mudfossil Univerity 153 Robert Jameson 21-Sep-19 11:28
The Paranormal 150 Robert Jameson 24-Sep-19 03:11
Stunning aerial shots of India’s prehistoric art 180 Robert Jameson 25-Sep-19 01:35
Re: Stunning aerial shots of India’s prehistoric art 176 Glass Jigsaw 25-Sep-19 11:44
Re: Stunning aerial shots of India’s prehistoric art 154 Robert Jameson 26-Sep-19 02:08
Re: Stunning aerial shots of India’s prehistoric art 145 Glass Jigsaw 26-Sep-19 19:52
Re: Stunning aerial shots of India’s prehistoric art 148 Robert Jameson 27-Sep-19 06:47
Re: Stunning aerial shots of India’s prehistoric art 146 Glass Jigsaw 27-Sep-19 10:51
Re: Stunning aerial shots of India’s prehistoric art 161 Robert Jameson 01-Oct-19 02:46
Life on Mars 145 Robert Jameson 05-Oct-19 19:04
Re: Life on Mars 148 Eddie Larry 05-Oct-19 19:52
Re: Life on Mars 201 Robert Jameson 06-Oct-19 01:57
Intergalactic Energy Grid 157 Robert Jameson 06-Oct-19 01:37
Stuff just keeps on getting older - a lot older 82 Robert Jameson 21-Apr-20 08:08
Mod Caution > Off-Topic Post Split and Merged with Existing Duplicate Topic 57 Dr. Troglodyte 21-Apr-20 13:40
Re: Stuff just keeps on getting older - a lot older 59 KsFisher 21-Apr-20 16:28
Re: Stuff just keeps on getting older - a lot older 91 ldennyjr 21-Apr-20 16:50


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