Thursday, October 11, 2007

The Meister Print

Homo genus has been around for approximately 1.5 to 2.5 million years with a human recorded history which does not exceed 10,000 years which corresponds to the earliest shoes. The trilobite a small lobed creature related to sea arachnids similar to lobsters and crabs was though to become extinct 250 million years ago (mya). So the possibility a shod human could stand on a live trilobite would be impossible, or so you might think. In 1968, William J Meister (amateur fossil collector) broke open a rock and found a fossil of a human foot print which had squashed a trilobite. Other fossil collectors soon found marks made by modern-style footwear in a geological stratum corresponding to extremely remote ages. All together dismissed as a geometric anomaly the Meister Print was ignored. It now appears these findings are not alone and there have been many fossils finds that challenge the current paradigms of the evolution of the species. An impression of a perfect human hand (with fingernail marks) was discovered in 110-million-year-old limestone in Glen Rose, Texas; a 100-million year-old petrified finger (fossil identified as DM93-083), which had its bone structure revealed through radiography, was found on Axel Heiberg Island in Canada; there was also a giant human footprints found beside a dinosaur in Rìo Paluxy, Texas. From the 19th century onwards when anomalous finds were discovered they were systematically ignored as the consequences of challenging the conventional understanding of human evolution was unthinkable. According to leading paleontologists there now appears to be sufficient significant evidence to reconsider the basis of evolution.

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