An Ape Of An Hoax

An Ape Of A Hoax – by David Rives

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Yale University was established in 1701 to train Christian ministers. Today, its department of religious studies offers a wide array of courses that cover the major religions of the world. By the 1920’s the teaching of evolution was the focus of the famous Yale Peabody Museum – recognized as the first natural history museum to depict human origins in terms of organic evolution. Its director, Richard Swann Lull invited the public to explore what has been described as the “overt depiction of human evolution” by way of exhibits designed to attract the interest of children.

Let’s take a look at some of the theories found in the book “Organic Evolution”, written by professor Lull, and published in 1929. Professor Lull believed that man was just one more kind of animal – a Primate, the title indicating headship of the animal kingdom. He believed that apes, in his own words, are our next of kin and that the reason we are not hairy all over is because we started wearing clothes.

In his book, Dr. Lull presented the skeletal remains of a supposed ape-like human known as Piltdown man, as evidence for evolution. It was later determined by respected paleontologists that Piltdown man was nothing more than a human cranium, matched up with an orangutan jaw, with the teeth filed down to look like those of humans – a total fraud.

Over 40 years passed from the discovery of this supposed “missing link” to its exposure as a hoax.

Perhaps it’s time to take a closer look at some of the other evolutionary “evidence”.

I’m David Rives… Truly, The Heavens Declare the Glory of God.

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Human ancestry is especially important because it tells us about ourselves. You have probably heard of various putative human ancestors in the news. Ardipithecus, Australopithecus, Homo habilis, “Lucy,” etc. Here is your opportunity to go beyond the media reports and the summaries and see what was really found and what it really tells us. Which ones are actually our ancestors? Which ones are mistaken? Which ones can really be considered human?


They describe the fossils, where they found them, what others have to say about them, and what can be realistically and reliably determined from the fossils. They focus on the evidence – what does it actually tell us? The results may surprise you.

Hardcover – Pages: 370

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  1. I have a public school textbook from 2017, and it still teaches Piltdown Man as fact. Many evolutionists refuse to accept the findings that Piltdown Man was a hoax, because that’s not the “reality” they choose to believe. It’s pure Orwellian Doublethink, Cognitive dissonance; whatever we want to call it.

  2. Thank you for reminding us individuals have value because God created us.

  3. Contested Bones, by Dr. Sanford may be a good prepatory text before this one. Also, one must never forget the incidence of congential and developmental syndromes that match many of these “archeological/anthopological” finds that are considered by some along a human evolutionary pathway. Unfortunately, what they teach children in elementary school and high school are much different than the broken evolutionary pathways now recognized in graduate schools. This smacks of a ‘religious’ adherence to the defunct science of evolution. Separation of religion and state schools should apply to all not just to Christians. Rather, the proven truth of the Bible should be taught as schools at all levels should be teaching the young the truth.

  4. Of course, the current batch of revisionist historians now claim that no one took Piltdown man seriously – denying the 100 or so PhD. thesis written about it – it’s almost UNIVERSAL acceptance across the WORLD, and its advancement of the lie of EVOLUTION.

    While it IS true that many scientists never accepted the myth – it was the CREATIONIST scientists that were the objectors.

    Funny how history gets rewritten by the victors.

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