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Several data points affirm that the human species has
been around for about 200,000 years. Along the Omo River
in Ethiopia, two partial human skulls were unearthed which
dated to around 196,000 years ago.[1] Three partial human
skulls were uncovered at Herto, Ethiopia, which dated to
160,000 years ago. This find was especially important
because one of the skulls is nearly complete. Its distinctly
human face has even been preserved.[2] Besides fossils,
mitochondrial DNA indicates that we arose some 200,000
years ago in Africa.[3]
Interestingly, we had the same brain size back then as we
do today. Yet, for the vast majority of the time our species
has been alive, we have been living like animals. Civilization
came late in the game, and only accounts for about 2.75% of
the time Homo sapiens has existed as a species. The first
civilization on earth was ancient Sumer in modern day
southern Iraq.
Its emergence was sudden and
unprecedented. Sumerian civilization seems to have been
born overnight. Pottery, the wheel, division of labor,
organized religion, government, warfare, manufacture of
tools, written language, agriculture, city building,
fortification all the critical elements of human civilization
were innovated within the fourth millennium BCE. This
happened along the Euphrates River. Interestingly, Genesis
specifically states that the Garden of Eden was by the
Euphrates River.[4]
Prior to Sumerian civilization, humans had been huntergatherers for 200,000 years. They traveled in small family
THIS SECTION: clans. They had no written language. They had primitive
tools. They had no kings, no governments, and no organized
HUMANS IN
religion. Nowhere on the entire earth did any humans
THE
BIBLE BEFORE generate anything like civilization. These were humans like
ADAM AND
us. We are not talking about Neanderthals. Neanderthals
EVE
were a separate species, and DNA analysis demonstrates that
they were not our ancestors.[5] We are not talking about
ape-people either. Ape-people, that is the genus
Australopithecus, went extinct about 1.8 million years ago,
long before we arrived. Neither are we discussing Homo
erectus, whose name does not necessarily imply that primitive
hominids practiced same-sex stimulation. We are strictly
discussing humans, Homo sapiens, the same species we are
today. For 200,000 years, humans like us lived like animals!
They were just like us anatomically, and in terms of brain

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Why, after 200,000 years of living like animals did we


abruptly decide to start living like we do today? Why did
civilization come about?
Naturalistic evolutionists have an answer the end of the
most recent glacial period of the present ice ages. Earth has
experienced ice ages for about three million years. Not all
that time has been spent in cold temperatures. Rather, there
have been about 20 cycles of cold snaps and warm spells.[6]
The cold snaps are called "glacial" periods. The warm spells
are called "interglacial" periods. About ten thousand years
ago, the last glacial period came to an end. Earths weather
became much more pleasant. We entered into one of the
interglacial cycles. Fertile earth began to emerge in places
that had once been covered with ice and snow. People came
out of their caves and discovered how to plant crops.
Previously, during the glacial period, the growing seasons
had been much shorter, which retarded the development of
agriculture. But now, the warm summer months lasted long
enough to grow and harvest food. Agricultural production
became more attractive than hunting and gathering. Instead
of freezing in a tent, people could build a house and live there
indefinitely. Instead of battling wild animals with spears,
people could raise domesticated livestock. Instead of
climbing trees to pick bananas, people could reach down to
dig up a potato. The agricultural life was much better.
The new way of obtaining food demanded a new society.
People could no longer live in small tribes. They needed to
build cities and forts to defend their food stores from thieves.
They needed people to administer the cities. Kings were
inaugurated for this purpose. They needed priests to appease
the gods so that bad weather did not destroy their crops.
Certain aspects of religion were invented for this purpose.
They needed some way to till the ground and harvest their
crops. New tools were invented for that purpose.
The end of the last glacial period of the ice ages made
agriculture possible. Agriculture made civilization possible.
Civilization made technology possible, and that is why we
stopped living like animals.
That's the naturalists' explanation. But is this explanation
adequate? One problem with the view presented above is
that the emergence of civilization really doesnt correspond
with the end of the last glacial period as they claim.
Civilization first began about 3,500 BCE. But the last glacial
period of the ice age had already ended some 4,500 years
before in 8,000 BCE. Since 8,000 BCE, the average
temperature of the earth has not varied any more than two
degrees Celsius.[7] Temperatures have been enormously
stable. The warm climate we have today is the same climate
humans enjoyed in 8,000 BCE. Variations from the norm

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have been comparatively minimal. Did it really take


humankind a full 4,500 years to realize that agricultural
civilization was the wave of the future? And if so, if they only
progressed toward civilization gradually over 4,500 years,
then why did all major elements of civilization emerge so
suddenly in 3,500 BCE?
Another problem is that there have been other interglacial
periods during humanitys existence. About 125,000 years
ago, an interglacial period started that was similar to the one
we are currently living in. It afforded early humans about
10,000 years of warm weather like ours before the earth was
battered by another cold snap.[8] The humans who were
living then had all the same opportunities that we did. They
had the same mild climates we enjoy today. They basked in
warm temperatures comparable to ours today. Most
importantly, they were humans just like we are today, with
the same anatomy, same brain size, and presumably the same
intellectual capability. Why didnt they create civilization?
In just 5,500 years, civilization has brought us from jungle
bunnies to computer geeks, from barbarians to cell phone
junkies, from nomads to moon walkers. 125,000 years ago,
humans had a 10,000 year window to accomplish everything
we accomplished in just 5,500 years. Why didnt they? If
civilization was caused by the end of an ice age, then why
didnt the last interglacial 125,000 years ago cause the
formation of human civilization back then? Moreover, there
was a third interglacial about 185,000 to 215,000 years ago,
about the same time our species first arrived on the scene. So
humanity has been on the earth long enough to enjoy three
long periods of very agreeable weather, and yet civilization
only managed to take root the third time around. If
civilization was made possible by an interglacial warm spell,
then why didnt civilization emerge the other two times we
enjoyed a respite from the ice ages?
If the end of the most recent glacial period did not clear
the way for civilization, what did? Is it possible that there
was a change in our intelligence without a change in our
biology? Is it possible we suddenly got smarter without a
change in our brain size? And what might cause such a
sudden change in intelligence?
For 200,000 years, we lived as animals. Then, civilization
suddenly began about the same time Adam and Eve are said
to have been created. Perhaps the injection of Adam and
Eve's super-human God-created DNA into the gene pool of
the cave-people is what made the difference.
Click here to find out more about Adam and Eve and the
Cave People Too.
The creationist narrative in Genesis 1 is contradicted by
many ancient Christian texts. Instead of an Almighty
Creator God, ancient Christian texts espouse that the
universe is born from blind arrogance and stupidity. The

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angels caused evolution to occur from species to species.


There are many gods, (or aliens?), and the Christian God is
just one among them. Satan the Devil writes scripture, and
thus the Bible was polluted with Genesis 1. Archaeology and
modern scholarship demonstrate that Genesis is indeed
corrupted. Cavemen walk with Adam and Eve. Esoteric
prophecies reveal the coming of Christ, and also reveal the
dark forces that govern the cosmos. Such are the ancient
Christian writings.
Sciencevindicates the truth of these ideas. Evolution often
happens too fast for Darwins theory. Gaps in the fossil
record indicate that some kind of unnatural force acts
together with natural selection. Astrobiology reveals that
intelligent life probably evolved long before us. The fossil
record reveals strange clues that aliens abducted species and
transported them across oceans, and that DNA from diverse
lineages was combined to spawn hybrid species. Evidently,
aliens influence evolution, and they are the gods of the
worlds religions.
This is not fiction. All these facts are thoroughly documented
in the links above.

[1] McDougall, Ian; Brown, Frank; Fleagle, John. Stratigraphic Placement and Age of Modern
Humans from Kibish, Ethiopia. 2005, Nature 433, p 733-736
[2] Stringer, Chris. Human Evolution: Out of Ethiopia. 2003, Nature 423, p 692-694
[3] Cann, Rebecca L; Stoneking, Mark; Wilson, Allan C. Mitochondrial DNA and Human
Evolution. 1987, Nature 325, p 31-36
[4] Genesis 2:14
[5] Jobling, Mark A; Hurles, Matthew E; Tyler-Smith, Chris. Human Evolutionary Genetics:
Origins, Peoples & Disease. 2004, Garland Publishing, New York, NY, p 260-261
[6] Gould, Stephen Jay; Andrews, Peter; Barber, John; Benton, Michael; Collins, Marianne;
Janis, Christine; Kish, Ely; Morishima, Akio; Sepkoski, J John Jr; Stringer, Christopher; Tibbles,
Jean-Paul; Cox, Steve. The Book of Life: An Illustrated History of the Evolution of Life on Earth.
2001, W W Norton & Co, New York, NY, p 208
[7] Jouzel, J; Lorius, C; Petit, J R; Genthon, C; Barkov, N I; Kotlyakov, V M; Petrov, V M.
Vostok Ice Core: A Continuous Isotope Temperature Record Over the Last Climatic Cycle (160,000
years). 1987, Nature 329, p 403-408
[8] EPICA Community Members. Eight Glacial Cycles from an Antarctic Ice Core. Jun 10, 2004,
Nature 429, p 623-628

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