Scientific exploration is one of the best ways to try to get an understanding of the past, present, and future. The techniques work. The conclusions, however, sometimes defy more than the Bible. They often defy logic.
In a very clear case of this, we need only to look at the conclusions drawn around the concept of cranial deformation. The artificial version is a practice found in many ancient cultures and even reportedly in modern day civilizations. In it, boards or cloth itself are tied around the head of young babies soon after birth during the time when their skulls are most pliable. As the composition of the skull solidifies, the effects can be made permanent.
The various studies associated with the finding of these skulls focus on the practice, the timing, and the geography associated with them. These studies show two things clearly – they happened in many places around the world in cultures that never connected with each other and they did so at different times in history. One would (should) conclude that there were reasons beyond random happenstance that this could be the case. Unfortunately, because anything supernatural or contrary to conventional scientific explanations cannot be considered by modern science, so the result is that the conclusions that are made by the findings are nothing short of ludicrous.
For example, read the following statement on the topic made on Wikipedia:
Intentional head moulding producing extreme cranial deformations was once commonly practised in a number of cultures widely separated geographically and chronologically, and so was probably independently invented more than once.
Reread that statement, then think about it.
There is no overt reason to want to do this. If one or possibly even two ancient cultures decided for some reason to attempt this, it could be dismissed as just a weird practice from the past. The fact that it happened in so many places around the world indicates that the practice was triggered by more than just the random coincidence that modern science attributes to it.
Again, I encourage you to give this serious thought. It happened in all of the continents other than Antarctica. There is no reason for it to be done. There is also no way that they could have known the results of doing this strange practice. It requires a level of sophistication beyond the civilizations in question to even know that doing so would result in long-skulled babies that sustained their elongation throughout their lives.
Once you come to the conclusion that it could not have happened the way that science describes – an interesting coincidental commonality between disparate cultures through time and across the globe – then you have to ask the question of who could have spread the practice?
Ancient “Aliens” Theory Makes Sense… Sort Of
Extraterrestrial conspiracy theorists would say that these elongated heads represent historical proof that aliens visited ancient humans and showed them that they need to do this practice for some reason. It’s an interesting theory that may be partially true.
If you look at the Bible and ancient texts, you’ll see that the fallen angels mingled with the seed of man to create a hybrid race. This makes much more sense than aliens and infinitely more sense than the modern scientific explanation.
Genesis 6:1-5 (KJV)
And it came to pass, when men began to multiply on the face of the earth, and daughters were born unto them,
That the sons of God saw the daughters of men that they were fair; and they took them wives of all which they chose.
And the Lord said, My spirit shall not always strive with man, for that he also is flesh: yet his days shall be an hundred and twenty years.
There were giants in the earth in those days; and also after that, when the sons of God came in unto the daughters of men, and they bare children to them, the same became mighty men which were of old, men of renown.
And God saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every imagination of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually.
Are these skulls of these “mighty men of old, men of renown”? Are the the nephilim? Are they the humans that were instructed by the fallen angels, the nephilim, or demons to do this in order to fulfill some nefarious goal?
We don’t know the answer as all of these are possible. The point is this – the concepts of the Bible and the theories of people like Trey Smith or Steve Quail are much more plausible than the commonly accepted modern scientific explanation of random luck that all of these diverse cultures throughout history came to the same insane conclusion.
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