Skip to comments.Disgraced Anthropologist Drinks 40,000-Year-Old Milk (Humerus break)
Posted on 02/19/2005 7:28:21 AM PST by InvisibleChurch
Disgraced Anthropologist Drinks 40,000-Year-Old Milk by Scott Ott
(2005-02-19) -- A disgraced German anthropology professor, who pretended to use carbon dating to establish a link between Neanderthals and modern man, told reporters today that he regularly drinks 40,000-year-old milk and drives a Porsche Carrera made in 736 BC.
Frankfurt Professor Reiner Protsch von Zieten resigned this week from a 30-year career as one of the world's leading anthropologists, when a panel concluded his carbon dating of human bones was incorrect by thousands of years.
The inquiry found that one skull, which Mr. Protsch claimed came from a 27,400-year-old human fossil, was actually still attached to the living body of a departmental colleague.
"He's much older than he looks," said Mr. Protsch. "My data shows that he may be the missing link between Piltdown man and today's homo sapiens."
A spokesman for the Anthropology Professionals Exploration Society said, "the disclosure that one of our most-trusted anthropologists was a total fraud, and his carbon dating a cheap trick, does nothing to diminish the credibility of the profession or the scientific consensus that modern man descended, through mutation, from apes."
Porsche Carrera made in 736 BC.
LOL... I love this! I think this is the first time I have seen a public exposure of carbon dating. If you didn't know... they have misdated many times and thusly carbon dating is merely a publicly funded joke/fraud. Leftish, I might add. I feel for the folks who see carbon dating as a quasi religion.
"LOL... I love this! I think this is the first time I have seen a public exposure of carbon dating. If you didn't know... they have misdated many times and thusly carbon dating is merely a publicly funded joke/fraud. Leftish, I might add. I feel for the folks who see carbon dating as a quasi religion."
Good point. I also apply this thinking any time some religious figure is discredited thru either sexual perversion (i.e. Catholic priests), scamming televangelists (just about all of 'em), etc. I feel for the folks who see Christianity as a religion.
I.E. The actions of one fool don't discredit the proven works of hundreds of others. Also, your post doesn't mention the validity of radioactive dating methods.
I tried carbon dating one time, didn't like it though,
she kept leaving graphite smudges on the sofa.
I heard, not sure this is true, maybe somebody can correct: that, one bad assumption with carbon 14, it assumes the amount of carbon 14 isotopes in the atmosphere today was the same eons ago, it then presumes that the samples that once were living has normal carbon and the carbon 14 that is diffused from the atmosphere, then as the decay proceeds the amount of carbon 14 is reduced, so the ratio of normal to carbon to carbon 14 then determines the age?
But with nobody around to calibrate the atmosphere at the presumed start date then the method is just speculation often used just to bolster somebodies agenda?
Whats Howard Dean doing hanging out with some disgraced German Proffessor?
That is a Buick, not a Porsche.
Scrappleface has got to be the most unfunny "humor" site on the World Wide Web. It's like witnessing amateur hour at some floundering comedy club.
Really -- this stuff is just so bad, it's almost embarrassing.
I liked carbon dating! Compress her hard enough and she spits out a diamond.
No one says we were descended from apes, only that we are a branch of the tree.
I broke my humerus once, Ouch!
I wonder how the Discovery Institute guys handle that. Oh, wait, that's right, they don't do any scientific experiments, they just do "logic experiments" in which they pretend like they can disprove something.
Given Christianity's fear of all things that show Creationism to be a nice myth at best, I didn't bother wasting time reading a link to a site called "Christian Answers".
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