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In June 2002, a 270 million-year-old “hidden words stone” was discovered in Guizhou (province, in southwest China). A crack that formed 500 years ago in a megalith reveals six characters neatly brush-written in Chinese; the characters represent “The Chinese Communist Party Collapses [Zhong Guo Gong Chan Dang Wang].” The character “collapse” (亡) is especially large. The official media in Mainland China have all reported this news, but they have hidden the word “collapse” and only mention the written words “The Chinese Communist Party”. However, the word “collapse” can be clearly seen in photos posted on the People’s Daily Online and Xinhua.Net.
Looked at dispassionately, this little bit of text is quite clearly a silly hoax, presumably created either by someone who dislikes the current régime in China or by an early counter-revolutionary. Its discoverer, Wang Guo-Fu, is most unlikely to be the hoaxer. As a former Village Secretary, to have created it and then brought it to the attention of the state media would have spelled trouble for him.
Li Ting-Dong and Liu Bao-Jun of the Chinese academy of Sciences and Li Feng-Lin of the China University of Geosciences were part of a team of 15 researchers who analyzed the stone. They concluded that the characters were not engraved by a human hand, refuting theories that modern people wrote them to gain attention or bring tourism to the area. Given the clarity of the characters, it seems unlikely that they were naturally formed. The mystery of their origin remains.
originally posted by: crayzeed
a reply to: muzzleflashOh, you mean like that other "stone" hoax that everyone on here believes to be genuine. Now what's it called???????---------- Oh yes, the Georgia stones.