Gordon Simons wrote:
>This would appear to improve the attractiveness of your thesis of a
>very ancient Adam.
Not so fast. Glenn's position (unless it has changed) has been that
Adam and Noah lived within the Mediterranean basin immediately prior
to the time of the infilling of the Mediterranean sea about 5.5
million years ago. His task has been to find evidence of hominid
remains and artifacts dated far enough back in time to make this
Now all of a sudden, hominid remains are found in Chad that pre-date
the infilling of the Mediterranean sea by over one half billion
years! His problem is now just the reverse. He has to find ways to
push pack the geological evidence to fit the new anthropological
Those who have been on this list long enough know that my stance has
been that Adam of Genesis lived about 7,000 years ago in southern
Mesopotamia, and he is the father of the
Adamites/Semites/Israelites/Jews, not the father of all humanity as
has been commonly presumed. Thus early hominids, whatever the date,
do not threaten my case.
How about it Glenn, have I gained a convert, or simply agitated an
old adversarial friend?
Dick Fischer - The Origins Solution - www.orisol.com
"The answer we should have known about 150 years ago"
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