Re: Neanderthal Flute

Jim Bell (
Fri, 10 Apr 1998 13:01:40 -0400

Message text written by Glenn Morton

" It would
appear that on current evidence that Neanderthal was the inventor of the
Upper Paleolithic explosion."

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I dunno, this seems like a pretty far reaching conclusion based on very
sketchy evidence. I really don't think the anthropological world is ready
to roll over on this one and believe that Neanderthals were flute playing,
God-fearing blade-makers who watched public television.

I just don't want future alien anthropologists to look back at Texas in the
90's as the birthplace of a hyper-credulity that led to our eventual