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The finds are dated to about 300 thousand years ago and represent the oldest securely dated fossil evidence of our own species. This date is 100 thousand years earlier than the previous oldest Homo sapiens fossils.
False. Erastothenes not only knew the Earth was spherical, he measured its size with surprising accuracy for his day, which was several hundred years BC. There has never been any scientific consensus of a flat earth. Maybe some commoners thought that, but not the scientific consensus.
originally posted by: TobyFlenderson
a reply to: Deny Arrogance
There was a scientific consensus that the world was flat until science proved it wasn't.
False. Einstein didn't know of any big bang when he first published his general theory of relativity. When evidence for it was discovered, he adjusted his theory to match the data.
There was a scientific consensus that we all started with the big bang until there wasn't.
Any ground breaking scientist goes against the consensus. Doesn't make you a science denier.
Apparently that last sentence was just tacked on today.
According to genetic and fossil evidence, archaic Homo sapiens evolved to anatomically modern humans solely in Africa, between 200,000 and 100,000 years ago, with members of one branch leaving Africa by 60,000 years ago and over time replacing earlier human populations such as Neanderthals and Homo erectus. The most recent findings have pushed that date back as far as 300,000 years ago.
originally posted by: Oaktree
a reply to: TobyFlenderson
Those of us in the know understand the earth is flat contrary to what the the government wants us to believe.
A simple internet search will prove this true.
It's a conspiracy, and all fits right in with the illuminati's main goal of earthly dominance.