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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 338 GramPong 14-Aug-19 14:00
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Re: Fact Checking the nonsense! 321 CJD1965 29-Aug-19 01:05
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Re: Fact Checking the nonsense! 300 CJD1965 29-Aug-19 21:58
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Re: The primacy of consciousness 347 ldennyjr 14-Aug-19 17:24
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Re: The primacy of consciousness 308 ldennyjr 15-Aug-19 15:10
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Re: Linda Moulton Howe 300 ldennyjr 17-Aug-19 22:54
Re: Linda Moulton Howe 261 Glass Jigsaw 21-Sep-19 21:43
Re: Linda Moulton Howe 286 Robert Jameson 22-Sep-19 00:23
Mod Note > Topic Moved 323 Dr. Troglodyte 14-Aug-19 16:44
Cosmic Consciousness Conference 315 Robert Jameson 17-Aug-19 13:50
Re: Cosmic Consciousness Conference 354 ldennyjr 17-Aug-19 22:57
Re: Cosmic Consciousness Conference 297 Robert Jameson 18-Aug-19 01:34
Re: Cosmic Consciousness Conference 299 ldennyjr 18-Aug-19 13:32
Re: Cosmic Consciousness Conference 299 Robert Jameson 18-Aug-19 15:19
Invitation to Linda Moulton Howe 291 Robert Jameson 20-Aug-19 12:50
Re: Invitation to Linda Moulton Howe 297 ldennyjr 20-Aug-19 12:58
Re: Ancient artefacts that are hundreds of millions of years old? 349 Enigcom 17-Aug-19 19:47
Re: Ancient artefacts that are hundreds of millions of years old? 312 Robert Jameson 18-Aug-19 13:01
Baalbek Megaliths 327 Robert Jameson 18-Aug-19 02:05
Uluru 323 Robert Jameson 19-Aug-19 03:11
Re: Uluru 327 Robert Jameson 19-Aug-19 08:28
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Recovery from catastrophe 311 Robert Jameson 23-Aug-19 02:45
Addressing other anomalies 313 Robert Jameson 24-Aug-19 01:00
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Re: Continental drift 292 hendrik dirker 11-Sep-19 07:47
Re: Continental drift 273 Robert Jameson 11-Sep-19 09:09
Re: Continental drift 281 ldennyjr 11-Sep-19 14:01
Re: Continental drift 265 Robert Jameson 13-Sep-19 00:27
Re: Continental drift 272 Glass Jigsaw 13-Sep-19 11:34
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Re: Continental drift - Alfred Wegener 270 Glass Jigsaw 13-Sep-19 13:47
Re: Continental drift - Alfred Wegener 295 hendrik dirker 14-Sep-19 08:20
Re: Continental drift - Alfred Wegener 262 Glass Jigsaw 14-Sep-19 09:30
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Re: Ancient artefacts that are hundreds of millions of years old? 304 Jondun 09-Sep-19 12:30
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Re: Ancient artefacts that are hundreds of millions of years old? 304 Jondun 10-Sep-19 10:41
Re: Ancient artefacts that are hundreds of millions of years old? 288 Glass Jigsaw 10-Sep-19 11:21
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Re: The real and the incomprehensible 302 Glass Jigsaw 12-Sep-19 21:13
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Re: The real and the incomprehensible 286 Glass Jigsaw 15-Sep-19 19:57
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Re: The real and the incomprehensible 275 Robert Jameson 16-Sep-19 02:08
Re: The real and the incomprehensible 262 Glass Jigsaw 16-Sep-19 10:16
Re: The real and the incomprehensible 276 Robert Jameson 16-Sep-19 10:53
Re: The real and the incomprehensible 285 Glass Jigsaw 16-Sep-19 12:48
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As above so below 276 Robert Jameson 14-Sep-19 10:35
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Re: Mudfossil Univerity 274 Robert Jameson 21-Sep-19 11:28
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Re: Stunning aerial shots of India’s prehistoric art 293 Glass Jigsaw 25-Sep-19 11:44
Re: Stunning aerial shots of India’s prehistoric art 277 Robert Jameson 26-Sep-19 02:08
Re: Stunning aerial shots of India’s prehistoric art 286 Glass Jigsaw 26-Sep-19 19:52
Re: Stunning aerial shots of India’s prehistoric art 260 Robert Jameson 27-Sep-19 06:47
Re: Stunning aerial shots of India’s prehistoric art 272 Glass Jigsaw 27-Sep-19 10:51
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Re: Stuff just keeps on getting older - a lot older 270 ldennyjr 21-Apr-20 16:50


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