Questionable Categories of Human Ancestors: The Denisovans
April 8, 2019
What happens when you derive a whole people group from a fingerbone? Confusion and every evil work.
Paleoanthropology: The Science of Being Always Wrong
September 1, 2017
Fossil hunters looking for human evolution have been wrong so many times, the rubble of bombed theories is bouncing. Listen to their own admissions. Jen Viegas in Seeker, in an article reposted by Live Science, describes three clever ways that Neanderthal Man invented adhesives 200,000 Darwin Years ago. More interesting than the techniques, though, are […]
More Evidence that Neanderthals Were Fully Human
July 12, 2017
by Dr Jerry Bergman For over a century, Neanderthals were considered the evolutionary ancestors of modern humans. The leading biology textbooks pictured Neanderthals as the missing link between apes and modern man.1 These misleading illustrations no doubt convinced many thousands to accept human evolution. The latest evidence that Neanderthals are fully modern humans, and simply […]
Neanderthal Ancestry Becomes More Convoluted
June 20, 2014
Reports from a Spanish Cave are producing a welter of opinions about what evolved into whom, and when.
Is the Label "Neanderthal" Justifiable These Days?
May 6, 2014
They were our physical and intellectual equals. What's the difference? The label "Neanderthal" becomes a kind of historical racism against a group of true human beings.
Ho-Hum; Paleoanthropologists Confused Again
December 4, 2013
Upsets are so common in evolutionary studies of human ancestry, bystanders might well ask how often they find anything worth believing.
Man, Mammals, and Ice Ages
November 7, 2011
What do scientists really know about early man and the creatures in his habitat? Some clues can be found by following science news in a historical fashion: that is, to look for reversals of previously-held opinions, surprises in fossils, and other evidences that scientists are not really making progress in their theories, despite the common […]