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Thursday, November 08, 2018

Countless caves perch atop the steep-sided mountains of East Kalimantan in Indonesia, on the island of Borneo. Draped in stone sheets and spindles, these natural limestone cathedrals showcase geology at its best. But tucked within the outcrops is something even more spectacular: a vast and ancient gallery of cave art.

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Hundreds of hands wave in outline from the ceilings, fingers outstretched inside bursts of red-orange paint. Now, updated analysis of the cave walls suggests that these images stand among the earliest traces of human creativity, dating back between 52,000 and 40,000 years ago. That makes the cave art tens of thousands of years older than previously thought.

But that's not the only secret in the vast labyrinthine system.

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This is the best article you will read all week. And the video of art in it, it's astonishing.

What it doesn't say is that this also also another example of proof that prehistoric man was a boat-builder.

#1 | Posted by HeliumRat at 2018-11-08 12:08 PM | Reply

Looks like Hans was finger-painting.

#2 | Posted by Spork at 2018-11-08 04:44 PM | Reply

Some of the side stuff really got me: a crayon going back 200,000 years? I've heard geneticists say that ancient humans 400,000 years ago where basically us. And there do seem to be some symbolic stuff (rows of holes drilled in a rock) in Australia that's 90,000 years old. So when they talk about the evidence being rare and not surviving, that makes a lot of sense. I mean, when the first civilization in Africa developed star travel, and then encountered the Galactic Federation of Light and learned to become Ascended, they made sure not to leave behind any evidence. Because, you know, the rest of us are the ones who weren't worthy of Ascension.

#3 | Posted by HeliumRat at 2018-11-08 05:29 PM | Reply

SANDERS/OOP 0003

#4 | Posted by ABlock at 2018-11-08 05:35 PM | Reply

... weren't worthy of Ascension.

#3 | Posted by HeliumRat

Is that why our souls were all thrown into the volcanoes from Boeing 747s and our thetans became trapped here??

#5 | Posted by donnerboy at 2018-11-08 06:19 PM | Reply

#5 You maybe. I'm descended from Yeti.

#6 | Posted by HeliumRat at 2018-11-08 06:31 PM | Reply

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#7 | Posted by HeliumRat at 2018-11-08 06:57 PM | Reply

"#5 donnerboy, did you know your ------- have been stolen from you? The Bonobo, man's closest relative, has about a hundred a day. Sex is used as currency. Look it up."

A hundred ------- a day? That's child's play.

Don't you know? Just like every time a bell rings an angel gets his wings, and every time an immigrant crosses the border.

Dems ------ every time an immigrant crosses the border.

And all you have to do to get as much sex as a bonobo (or a DEM) is put the women in charge.

#8 | Posted by donnerboy at 2018-11-08 07:04 PM | Reply

#8 Hmmm. You may have a point. I'll think about it and get back to you.

#9 | Posted by HeliumRat at 2018-11-08 07:12 PM | Reply

I'll think about it and get back to you.

#9 | Posted by HeliumRat

No problem!

My fee is $500 dollars now and $500 for delivery of the woman.

She will "take charge" of you as soon as you give her the "safe word".

And sorry. No money back.

So you better damn well pretend to be happy or she will whack you on the wee wee.

#10 | Posted by donnerboy at 2018-11-08 07:20 PM | Reply

I believe a reason is to demonstrate the creator has five digits.

#11 | Posted by redlightrobot at 2018-11-08 08:58 PM | Reply

I think Hrat is back on the magic mushrooms 🍄

#12 | Posted by lfthndthrds at 2018-11-09 03:05 PM | Reply

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