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History of mankind

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posted on Sep, 12 2008 @ 06:16 AM
I have a theory based on nothing but conjecture and personal observations.

We have always marvelled at the amazing feats of those gone by. The pyramids, ancient computers and batteries. Nascar pictures and an assortment of varous artifacts.

Just recently I saw a movie that had showed Mount rushnore, and it got me thinking. What if, in several thousand years we are not longer due to wars or asteroid or whatever, and man has had to start from scratch intellectually and socially and all that remains of our time here is this mountain. Will we be marvelled at in the same way?

What if we are part of a cycle of 'human' existance that is regularly erased and renewed.

They say the Dinosaurs became extinct roughly 65m years ago, and they oldest neanderthall is 2-3m years old. What happened between the that time? also, they say the oldest civilisation is only 6-8000 years old. between Neanderthalls and those 'oldest' civilisatons, there is plenty of time for many cutures to have been created and advanced to our current level or even beyond, and then destroyed leaving behind only remnants etched into the ground or items made of stone.

posted on Sep, 12 2008 @ 10:09 AM
reply to post by VIKINGANT

good questions there brother

have you seen the mayan artifacts that show planes,space shuttles and the drawings that show astronaughts?

also in egyot there is a hireglyph(sp) that shows a helicopter,submarine and a few other modern things..

this is very interesting..

maybe that is all knowledge from the times of Atlantis?

edit=sorry for my spelling..heheh..i heard that will will know the truth to all of this by 2012 when the secrets of human/earth history are revealed from under the sphynx and a couple other secret locations

[edit on 12-9-2008 by Skipper1975]

posted on Sep, 12 2008 @ 10:19 AM
You know they say that if humanity were to become extinct today, there would be no archaeological proof of our existance 10,000 years from now (due to erosion, degradation etc).

Makes you think what exactly our ancestors got up to 10,000 years ago, and which of their achievements we are unknowingly repeating today.

posted on Sep, 12 2008 @ 11:47 AM
reply to post by VIKINGANT

I always thought it was terribly arrogant to assume that we were the first and only "intelligent" species on the planet. Do you really think it took 4.5 BILLION years to come up with us? That's as good as insisting we're the only life in the universe.

Once of the biggest arguments I hear is other civilizations couldn't have existed because there is no fossil record. Really? If that is true and there should be fossil record for everyone and everything that lived, then I guess there were only a couple thousand or so dinosaurs too! Never mind that organic materials decompose.

posted on Sep, 12 2008 @ 04:40 PM
You are right. We are only lucky enough to have what fossils we do have because the animal/human happened to die in the right place at the right time. 10000 years from now there may be one or two of our skeletons left for future generations to think we were primative and had limited thinking capacity. (I guess if they found GWB skull they may be right...

Thanks for the support on this theory. I was expecting to get clobbered

[edit on 12/9/2008 by VIKINGANT]

posted on Sep, 12 2008 @ 04:51 PM
Haha.. I knew there was no shortage of fossil fuel... I guess WE are tomorrows fuel. You know what they same, what goes around comes around. I do wonder however, if there was an extinction event, what would be thing evidence left behind a billion years from now? I suppose that stuff like titanium, precioius metals, would survive quite a long while,. It makes you think about that "ashes to ashes, dust to dust" quotation.

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