In subjects like this I tend to keep two opinions. One is the one the field of anthropology and archaeology are developing as they make connections
and create equip to analyze and the other is my personal opinion through means of travel, study, and intuition.
You have to remember the model is that archaic humans came out of Africa over a million years ago. I personally believe that created a mix of the
multi regional model and Africa 2 and I think that is slowly what will be revealed. Though I have been in countless debates about this with
anthropologists. My back round is philosophy and music as far as a degree with a personal intrest in ethnomusicology and global music theory.
So I personally believe we came out of Africa over a million years ago and as we learned different skills and adapted to different climates as archaic
humans, the skills, knowledge and culture created was passed and traded during migratory events for literally over a million years, the admixing
happening in the middle east as a central point for the nothern mitarion from Africa and the return of archaic humans during migration from the east
Modern man being 200k or so years old is still a massive amount of time to migrate, for massive carostropic events driving migration etc, there is
becoming evidence with things like tools and split mammoth bones one the west coast of the Americas that if finally completely confirmed would alter
the latest evolutionary migration model a bit.
There are many new findings and studies being done do to new advancements in technology and the affordability to get them into more has of research
teams. 25 years ago you couldn't just tap into satellites as a researcher in the Abundace of today GPR and all that kind of gear as well, and the
largest are the advancements in DNA research. I find it interesting the Egyptian DNA from a mummy turned out western European and Turkish.
This shows we are working with such a tiny piece of a massive chunk of history that spans over a million years through several massive catastrophic
global events. So I wouldn't call anthropology a very set theoretical model. We are basically pre-newton as far as observable information if we look
at the timeline.
My big point is this, information being passed about technology is practically instant in terms of comparison with trial by error. 200k years ago we
had basically the same brain Elon musk has. The difference is knowledge.
So knowledge for things like clamps, nails, irrigation can make very fast cultural and social changes. Very fast meaning a couple hundred years.
Think about European exploration 500 years ago and what passing around knowledge and building off technological models did in that span. Then think
how long even 200k years is with things like massive earth quakes and ice ages volcanoes etc destroying the earth, and then we rebuild in sometimes
the same fertile river area on top of old sites. This happens for 200k years and the remains of ancient culture are buried deeply. As we expand
across the globe and build and excavate we are finding older civilizations than previously thought buried beneath ancient civilizations.
So it's possible there have been communication of human beings and even a fairly high level of technology in the past even if it's just large sail
boats and barges.
For the alien design theories, I think they are logical things to think about even if they lack direct evidence. Would we if we went to a planet use
genetic modification to make animals useful to us? We already do. Human beings have altered the "natural" evolutionary path of dogs before we could
gene splice. It's entirely possible other beings can have done the same at a different point in spacetime, or that the multi verse and entanglement
have an effect on all conscious beings. Lots of crazy possibilities if the cosmological models in string theory and such are brought into question.
The difference is these are more whimsical what if cosmological type of thoughts.
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