(Perhaps it was because of isolation and the pressure to cope with a worsening climate as the continent dried out after the Ice Age.) They, like other peoples, are made ‘in the image of God’ (Genesis ).Then, in 1999, Thorne (not to be outdone) and other scientists from the Australian National University published a new comprehensive study on the age of Mungo Man. Bowler and Magee described this 20,000-year stretch as ‘commendable in intent.’ There was just one small problem.He was considered to be the brutish ancestor link to man in the evolution chain, the intermediate stage between man and ape.
Like everyone else, they were descended from Noah, who built and managed the Ark, and from a people who developed an advanced civilization around the Tower of Babel.
The Aborigines of Australia lost some of their technological know-how—it can happen in a generation if parents do not pass it on to their children.
This raises questions about the accuracy of carbon dating for very old objects.
Beck and colleagues tested slices of a half-metre long stalagmite that grew between 45 000 and 11 000 years ago in a cave in the Bahamas.
by Tas Walker Darwin considered the Australian Aborigines as primitive and not much evolved from the ‘anthropoid apes’.