Mark Laplume’s reconstructions

The Story Of Elongated Skulls And The Denied History Of Ancient People: An Interview With Mark Laplume

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Mark Laplume’s reconstructions can be seen on his  facebook page “Root Race Research” . The  albums offer an excellent overview of the elongated skulls from various regions of the globe. Mark can also be reached via his personal Facebook Page .

By Igor Gontcharov

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"There are also about one thousand skulls in Romania, Bulgaria, Ukraine and Chile which are not yet accessible to the public." wow. When I saw elongated skulled people in ancient egyptian wall painting at metropolitan museum, that made me think about it too.

Tae a look at the infants skull. The Detmold child.

It would take years and years of binding to achieve that shape.

So, on first sight without going deeper into the cranial suture stuff,  I would think it impossible that binding can elongate this skull in only 1 or 2 years.

My niece was born with a slighly bulging head. The doctors told her mother to bind her head. Of course she didn't use planks to bind, but she did it pretty tight. After years the bulge was still there, only very slighly flattened

Sunny Young

Obviously, there was another species or sub-species of human concurrent to homo sapiens sapiens. (It's only been very, very recently that there has only been one species of human existing at a time on Earth.)

But why did they just kinda sorta fizzle out while sapiens sapiens continued on (so far)?

And why did they exist in a lifestyle of what amounts to just primitive junk? With their extra brain mass, they certainly could have started to figure out how to invent various kinds of machinery and whatnot to make life easier for themselves.

Are they just examples that even if you have a higher intellect, you can still exist within a state of endless stagnation?

As far as homo sapiens sapiens existing in a state of stagnation, the san peoples of south Africa probably "win the prize". If their kids go to school, they can learn to read, write, and do 'rithmetic just like any other human kid. But yet, the san have managed to exist in a state of complete and utter stagnation for about 200,000 years. Even though they were fully capable of not doing so.

If the san are told what's really going on in the universe, they don't want to hear it as they already have their personal opinions. And who needs facts when you have personal opinions?

Were the Big Skull people wallowing in a pit of personal opinionitis like the san have been doing and as a result, went really nowhere as there isn't anything that causes stagnation more than personal opinionitis?

Ps. The san aren't "quaint museum exhibits". They're 100% people with all the rights and responsibilities/obligations that any other person has. If people don't caretake how the universe functions, then the caretaking just doesn't get done as there's no one else to do it. The non-sentient lifeforms certainly don't have the ability.

but the size of the brain has nothing to do with intelligence. There are many people with normal sized brains that do not have adequate neural pathways and are therefore not as intelligent as people who have brains of the same mass but more pathways. It's like how mass (the amount of space an object takes up) and weight (the measure of gravitational force on an object) get mixed up if you do not know the true definition.

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/does-brain-size-matter/

I do apologize, but to say that any culture lives in "stagnation" because they do not change is completely incorrect and insensitive to other cultures. Do you believe that because we have many ever-changing technological advancements we are living "better" lives? I tend to disagree with that. Sometimes people are content with their own culture as is. Just as you believe your own way of life is best, so do others. It is really only now that we have so much globalization that we have grown insensitive to other ways of life. The Saan people live in a place where they do not need to communicate across vast distances, so of course they would not invent a telephone or any other form of communication tool, other than a language relevant to them. Does this mean they wallow in self pity or are less intelligent? I doubt it. Why invent things you do not need, especially when you are happy with the way you live your life? Isn't necessity the reason people invent things? The Pirahã people have actively opposed globalization and choose to live simple lives, free of past or future tenses (they only speak in the present), numbers, war... This does not make them any less intelligent, it is more to do with preserving their culture. They are content with their lives. I believe the ennui that you and so many of us feel is because our culture prides itself on consuming the newest and best. We feel like something is missing in our lives and project that on to others, rather than looking at the facts and accepting that other people enjoy their less complicated lives and have no desire to change.

There is one way to lay this story to rest and that is by a DNA analysis. If these are truly a previously unknown sub-species of Homo Sapiens Sapiens, or another species entirely, then the analysis will prove it.

Outside of that, I will still maintain that these are examples of artificially bound heads, despite their allegedly wide dispersion around the world. I will always be suspicious of evidence which can only be accessed by one or two researchers and not the wider scientific community. It reminds me too much of the recent flood of "Bigfoot" sightings around the world.

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