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Hobit Dwarf Caveman

Posted on 03/04/2005 4:42:55 AM PST by discipler

Professor Richard Roberts points to an artist impression of a hobbit-like dwarf, the astonishing discovery that could rewrite the history of human evolution, in Sydney, Australia, Oct. 28, 2004. A 3-foot-tall adult female skeleton found in a cave on a remote Indonesian island is believed 18,000 years old and smashes the long-cherished scientific belief that our species, Homo sapiens, systematically crowded out other upright-walking human cousins beginning 160,000 years ago.(AP Photo/Rob Griffith)

Wow! Using powerful scanning devices look at what the artist was able to illustrate! Look how wise and thoughtful the little fella appears! Wow, wow, and triple wow: impressive as any Globe story! This discovery COULD (they say could, but then, maybe not) rewrite evolution thought. I follow the news pretty closely and evolution theory is pretty flexible, able to withstand any and all data to the contrary. Wow! If there weren't little men on earth today who have features similar to this, I might be inclined to believe this load of Kaka! Wow!


TOPICS: Philosophy
KEYWORDS: caveman; dwarf; evolution; godsgravesglyphs; hobit; homofloresiensis; science

1 posted on 03/04/2005 4:42:56 AM PST by discipler
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To: discipler
Gee whiz, there were "little men" all over the place along the Western coasts of Europe who were "encountered" by larger, taller people moving in from further East.

Our folktales are filled with the news.

For the most part, however, the remaining skeletons reveal them to be essentially the same as the folks known as the Kung!. It would appear they had a far larger range in the past than they do these days in Southern Africa.

No reason this little guy couldn't look wise.

2 posted on 03/04/2005 4:46:26 AM PST by muawiyah ( (no /sarcasm tag this time))
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To: discipler
This was her husband.


3 posted on 03/04/2005 4:46:32 AM PST by Enterprise (President Bush thought Wead was a friend. Turns out he was just a big fat tape worm.)
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To: discipler
I follow the news pretty closely and evolution theory is pretty flexible, able to withstand any and all data to the contrary.

Exactly, which is why we take all such with a grain of salt.

4 posted on 03/04/2005 4:50:59 AM PST by Dustbunny (The only good terrorist is a dead terrorist)
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To: muawiyah
Hobit Dwarf Cavemen


You'll Never Get me Lucky Charms!


5 posted on 03/04/2005 4:55:40 AM PST by Condor51 (May God have mercy upon my enemies, because I won't. - Gen G Patton)
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To: discipler

Did it have a tail?


6 posted on 03/04/2005 4:57:03 AM PST by MAWG (Diversity is where everyone looks different but thinks the same way.)
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To: discipler

Yeah, okay... I guess today's midgets are this chick's descendants.


7 posted on 03/04/2005 4:59:02 AM PST by shekkian
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To: discipler

Scratched on the cave walls were the words: THE PLANE! THE PLANE!!


8 posted on 03/04/2005 5:04:13 AM PST by donozark (ATTENTION MICHAEL MOORE: Is that you're face or Rosie O'Donnell's butt?)
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To: discipler

Back in those time, a popular Song was:

"You're getting to be a hobit with me."


9 posted on 03/04/2005 5:30:25 AM PST by punster
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To: discipler

"rewrite the history of human evolution"
I'm confused. I thought "science" had already figured this out, that evolution was a "fact". How can facts change? I guess I'm just too dumb to figure this out.


10 posted on 03/04/2005 5:37:22 AM PST by almcbean
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To: discipler

Looks like a late night TV show host. (former, that is)


11 posted on 03/04/2005 5:42:57 AM PST by FenderMan
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To: almcbean

No. You just probably forgot to pay your bill for your subscription to "Scientific Facts" which lists what scientific laws have been changed in the last month to accommodate desired results.


12 posted on 03/04/2005 5:48:20 AM PST by nhoward14 (Frodo failed. Hillary has the One Ring.)
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To: discipler
A 3-foot-tall adult female skeleton found in a cave on a remote Indonesian island is believed 18,000 years old

Did she have a flat head?
13 posted on 03/04/2005 5:50:54 AM PST by aruanan
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To: discipler
FWIW it's Hobbit.
14 posted on 03/04/2005 5:52:06 AM PST by Corin Stormhands (One Iraqi purple finger took more courage than John Kerry's three purple hearts.)
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To: discipler
I am always amused at the way these headlines consistantly state something as a fact, "Proof of evolution, ..." and then when you read the same articles they use terms like, "is believed to be.." and "may have.."

I almost never read the evolution threads posted here at FR because so many of the posters ignore what the articles actually say and jump to the conclusions of the headlines and the writer's personal opinion.

If the evidence they produce was submitted in court, and they were never able to revise their "evidence" everytime they are proven false, it would be laughed at as the pile of assumptions and hypotheses they are.
15 posted on 03/04/2005 6:09:45 AM PST by jps098
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To: FenderMan
Looks like a late night TV show host. (former, that is)

Migawd, you're right!

16 posted on 03/04/2005 6:10:43 AM PST by Grut
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To: almcbean

You'll get no arguments from me on THAT point!


17 posted on 03/04/2005 6:13:09 AM PST by KeepUSfree (WOSD = fascism pure and simple.)
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To: Corin Stormhands

Looks like Drudge spelled it wrong in his title.


18 posted on 03/04/2005 6:15:00 AM PST by Kennesaw
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To: Kennesaw; discipler
Looks like Drudge spelled it wrong in his title.

So he did. And it's correct in the article he linked to.

19 posted on 03/04/2005 6:18:58 AM PST by Corin Stormhands (One Iraqi purple finger took more courage than John Kerry's three purple hearts.)
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To: discipler

You know, everytime I see one of those artists renditions of what the 'so-called' caveman or missing link which they somehow are miraculously able to create from their vast imaginations using probably a small fraction of fossils(an amazingly the depiction always looks like a monkey), It just reminds me how big a crock evolution is.


20 posted on 03/04/2005 6:27:38 AM PST by CAPTAINSUPERMARVELMAN
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To: discipler

You know, everytime I see one of those artists renditions of what the 'so-called' caveman or missing link supposedly looks like, which they somehow are miraculously able to create from their vast imaginations using probably a small fraction of fossils(an amazingly the depiction always looks like a monkey), It just reminds me how big a crock evolution is.


21 posted on 03/04/2005 6:28:44 AM PST by CAPTAINSUPERMARVELMAN
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To: donozark
Scratched on the cave walls were the words: THE PLANE! THE PLANE!!

LOL - my thoughts exactly.

Cheers, CC :)

22 posted on 03/04/2005 6:31:24 AM PST by CheneyChick
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To: KeepUSfree

Which point? That facts don't change, or that I'm dumb. To quote Corporal Agarn; "Who says I'm dumb?"


23 posted on 03/04/2005 8:37:37 AM PST by almcbean
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To: jps098

Exactly, this is pseudo-knowledge that stands in the place of real knowledge. It deserves a place beside all of the evidence for extra-terrestrials, crop circles, Big Foot, and Nessie: our ally from the deep.

Speaking of crop circles, wasn't it hilarious and pointed for Mel Gibson to say in his movie on Aliens--as he surveyed the crop circle on his farm--that humans could not have done this (which of course humans did do just before they turns the cameras on). That Mel Gibson guy is sharp and wise to show the folly of the crop circle "experts."


24 posted on 03/04/2005 9:02:45 AM PST by discipler
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To: CAPTAINSUPERMARVELMAN
Look, we can flip just one bit of coding in a small part of one gene and it's hair city all over again!

Now why did God leave that full body fur trick still in there?

25 posted on 03/04/2005 12:58:36 PM PST by muawiyah ( (no /sarcasm tag this time))
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To: muawiyah

Look, we can flip just one bit of coding in a small part of one gene and it's hair city all over again!
Now why did God leave that full body fur trick still in there?



Uh yeah sure buddy.


26 posted on 03/04/2005 1:02:54 PM PST by CAPTAINSUPERMARVELMAN
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To: discipler
From Creation-Evolution Headlines:

Any evolutionists thinking they have an “Aha!” case of a missing-link fossil to discredit creationists have a slippery object to try to hang onto. If brain size does not correlate with intelligence, then a century and a half of human-evolution storytelling goes down the drain. Fine measurements of skull capacity were a staple of human phylogenetic studies; some, like Paul Broca (now considered a racist), made a career out of it. It should have been obvious that even modern human “small people” like Tom Thumb could be smarter than local fatheads. And didn’t we learn that birds, with much smaller brains, outwit chimpanzees? (see 02/01/2005 entry).

If hobbitkind were degenerate modern humankind, there is no evolution story to tell. But if they evolved smart brains independently, in parallel with other upwardly-mobile hominids, then human evolution has been falsified twice (see 12/30/2004 entry). Take your pick, Darwin Party. If indeed “this goes to the heart of our understanding of human evolution,” it whacks it with a sharp stone tool.

27 posted on 03/04/2005 1:07:00 PM PST by Michael_Michaelangelo (The best theory is not ipso facto a good theory. Lots of links on my homepage...)
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To: CAPTAINSUPERMARVELMAN
You apparently have never visited a carnival sideshow and seen the "Wolf Man" have you?

These folks are not just hirsute, they are furry! A minor shift here or there, whether caused by disease or chemistry, can turn your bald body into a full pelt situation.

28 posted on 03/04/2005 1:19:40 PM PST by muawiyah ( (no /sarcasm tag this time))
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To: muawiyah

yeah, I've seen hairy people before, my son is hairy and when he's older he will probably look as if he has a lion's mane down his back, but my point is that he's human, always will be and his descendants will be, just like our ancestors were and not some if I may quote the great Charlton Heston.."... dirty ape."


29 posted on 03/04/2005 2:10:32 PM PST by CAPTAINSUPERMARVELMAN
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To: Michael_Michaelangelo

Ooh, Very nice comment. Evolutionist have more faith than doubting Thomas--too bad their god couldn't care less.


30 posted on 03/05/2005 9:30:40 AM PST by discipler
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