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Humans came to the Americas earlier than thought, study shows

Friday, July 12th 2019 - 13:13 UTC
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A study by a Texas university released Thursday sheds new light on the population of the Americas as it places humans in the continent 2,000 years before than science has been maintaining. Read full article

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  • chronic

    < insert aggie jokes here >

    Jul 12th, 2019 - 03:13 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • NativeAngeleno

    This article is an unfortunate example of how once a rumor gets started and is unchallenged, it's very hard to get it out of the heads of the many who swallowed it without chewing.

    The ice bridge is clearly not the primary conveyance from Asia into the Americas. A statement was made “a small group” of people who had been walking on this ice bridge peeled off to bypass the glaciers and ice sheet, i.e. “Canada”, blocking them on the other side, without a reference it comprised a small group. The ocean was the highway from Asia to the Pacific NW coast! It's not like these people hadn't invented the boat yet! It's assumed titanic hordes of wild game strolled across, without grass, i.e., whatchacall “food” to nourish them, on their ridiculously long journey over glaciers and an ice-covered continent, is on its face a preposterous fantasy. The mythical megalopolis of game animals is given as a reason the humans supposedly followed them, when in fact a thriving oceanside community of fishermen in their large fishing skiffs used the ocean as their kitchen, even cooking their catch onboard. The idea they instead chose a laborious march on ice thousands of miles, far from the bounty of food on the much faster liquid superhighway/kitchen, is sheer idiocy.

    The NW Indian tribes recount the ancient tales of their ancestors arriving below the ice sheet onto the actual land by boats, many boats, as it really happened, totally discounted as “myth” by the omniscient believers of the ice bridge religious cult. Just shows, once again, how science unquestioned and untested by simple logic dismisses and ignores the descendants of the Native travelers when they tried to explain it to the fool Anglos in the 19th century, forcing the question who are the true wise inhabitants living in actual reality and who are the dumb white know-it-all barbarian visitors clinging to their ridiculous fantasies and dumbing down another generation of fools led astray.

    Drivel. It's bad for the mind.

    Jul 21st, 2019 - 10:21 am - Link - Report abuse 0

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