Ancient Cave Art That Shouldn’t Exist Pointing Back To the Human Condition
On another social media network that shall remain nameless, Graham Hancock, a noted author and researcher into ancient mysteries and the hidden origins of human civilization, recently posted the following update:
“Some years ago there existed an ancient painting of this species inside the Hypogeum of Malta. It was scrubbed off the walls of the Hypogeum on the orders of a former director of the National Museum because it suggested that the Hypogeum — a truly amazing rock-hewn underground structure — might be much MUCH older than archaeologists want it to be. Specifically it raised the paradigm-busting possibility that the Hypogeum might not date to the relatively recent Neolithic, as preached by archaeologists, but to the Upper Palaeolithic when humans, according to orthodox teachings, are not supposed to have had the ability to create massive rock-hewn and megalithic structures like the Hypogeum…..”
Here is a link to the article he referenced: The Higgs Bison—mystery species hidden in cave art
Is something such as the denial of ancient cave art by an ostensible archeological authority merely a telling symptom of the greater human condition?
Perhaps a large part of human kind’s problem is that when confronted by some bit of reality that doesn’t fit with the carefully constructed maps we’ve created and by which we pretend to actually know about ourselves and our world, that we would much rather ‘scrub it off the wall’ than be unsettled by it. Ultimately we can’t scrub away whatever is, no matter how uncomfortable, any more than we can scrub our own shadows off the ground … [This article originally appeared on Steemit.com. Continue reading here …]