In a recent Guardian article we learn that modern man is much older than we thought! At least 100,000 years older than we thought! O my, the surprises that club us over the head! The scientific mythic narrative of Mother Lucy in Olduvai Gorge has to be revised in favor of a Moroccan Cave; this is so upsetting! And Lucy’s footprint was so beguiling!
What can we possibly say about the hubris of scientific materialism?