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Jeremiah 9:6

"'You live in the midst of deception; in thier deceit they refuse to acknowledge me', Declares the Lord."

Sunday, August 23, 2009

Ancient Man

Where Did Cavemen Originate?
Cavemen have been the ever popular target of scientists, (not to mention cartoonists and advertisers) for decades. The Idea of simpleminded, brutish, cave dwellers, (who wield wooden clubs, grunt constantly and pick insects out of each other’s dreads) is so popular that I doubt many people even consider how we got such an idea of ancient mankind. Cavemen did exist, but the idea that they, and other ancient civilizations were anything less than fully human is a deception spread by evolutionists.

Archeology
When archeologists dig down and find an ancient city, they expect it to be simpler than modern cities. And when they find a city below this ancient city, they expect it to be even simpler, (following me Ok?). But as archeologists discover more and more of humanity’s past, they are discovering that this is often not the case. The ancient Mayans were masters of astronomy and mathematics. They had the solar year calculated to be 365.2420 days long. Only just recently have we discovered it to be .0002 days longer than this. In Mesopotamia, a ceramic jar, dating back to 2500 B.C. contained a device that, when filled with grape juice, produced an electric current of 1.5 volts. The ancient Phoenicians visited West Virginia, and left inscriptions on giant stones, as far back as 3000 years ago. Stonehenge, the Pyramids, the Great Wall of China, evolutionists call these findings “mysteries”. But are they? You see, if we are to believe that Mankind has evolved, we should see a gradual increase in technology in all of earth’s cultures, throughout the years. This is because man’s achievements would have always been limited by his mental capacity. But the only way to explain the mysteries of archeology is to admit that man was not limited by his mental capacity at any point in known history.

Limitations of Advancement
Obviously not all cultures were equally advanced, but this is not because of mental limitations, but factors such as quality of life, the availability of food and water, natural resources, perverted religion, and the population of people pursuing advancement, have been shown to keep innovations in a standstill. Take for instance, the middle ages. During the middle ages, quality of life was at rock bottom. People were more concerned with staying alive than inventing the electric toaster. Also, corrupt religious officials kept Galileo from his research. And the scarcities of food and water in some regions of Africa have (kept tribesmen, who have the potential to be just as drop dead brilliant as me, I’m joking of course) from advancing to higher technology for hundreds of years. What about the cultures that did succeed in advancing to amassing heights? One word, extinction. Like the Romans, (who by the end of their empire, had paved roads, international mail, and advanced government) other empires disappeared, and their inventions with them.

The Modern Technology Boom
So what about today? Does the 21st century mess this idea up? Japan is already developing the 4th generation of cell phones, and computers that used to take up an entire room can now fit into your pocket. Believe it or not, I believe that all this, (and more) could have been achieved by mankind in the first hundred years after creation. We have no reason to believe that it did, but it could have. The reason technology has blown through the roof in present times is because of global communication. It weren’t for global communication mankind would not have been able to work together and share ideas. And because of global communication, extinction is no longer a problem, (unless all humans die simultaneously, which I think we would all agree, would be a problem). In the end, there is no historical evidence of any mental evolution of the human race. Even in the days when people lived in caves, mankind was created in the image of God, and shows every evidence of being just as intelligent as modern man.

6 comments:

Cara said...

Great job guys, keep it up!! :-)

Eric said...

Great post. I like what you did with that concept.

Elijah said...

Well, it kind of “evolved” into a totally different subject. But I’m glad you like it! You know, I’ll probably post something on actual cavemen later, but this post was directed toward humanity in a larger scale.

Sean said...

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/8227442.stm

here's a link you'll at least find interesting. not really on topic but it deals with rates of new mutations in the human genetic code. take it for what it's worth to you.

as another aside, I'd probably place the impetus for the explosion of technology at the development of the printing press and the wider availability of printed materials. I'm not sure what you meant by global communication, but if you were talking about near-instantaneous communication, then what you're essentially saying is technology is responsible for the explosion of 21st century technology. In which case it makes no sense.

Elijah said...

Yes Sean, you are absolutely right. The printing press was a way to communicate ideas, and this form of communication lead to the next form, which lead to the next, ect... But let's not forget that all of the forms of communication which occurred after also played their part. In fact, the original printing press is almost useless today compared with the internet. But the printing press was what set further communication in motion. So yes, communication is responsible for greater communication, (technology for greater technology), AND other non-communication technology.

Shannon said...

I LOVE your blog! The things you discuss realy make me stop and think about what I believe concerning that topic. I realy like the post on cavemen. Keep up the good work! I hope you'll post more soon.

 

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