Australian independent scholar, Danny Vendramini, in his published book, Them and Us, refutes and exposes the establishment –held views Of Neanderthals being docile hominids.
The author spent five years researching the 50,000 year period that Neanderthals and early humans both occupied the Levant and states overwhelming evidence that these forest- dwelling creatures were the most lethal of all pre-historic predators and not the gentle, almost –human creatures portrayed over the last 150 years. The research reveals they were aggressive, powerful and terrifying carnivores, who hunted, raped and ate early humans. Their diet of nearly 2kg of meat included human flesh.
Based on his findings, the author has developed “Neanderthal predation theory” which argues that the evolution of modern humans – including our physiology, sexuality and human nature- is the result of a reaction to this systematic long-term sexual predation and cannibalism by Eurasian Neanderthals.
Neanderthals, a race of super-predators hunted humans to the edge of extinction in the Middle East until at one stage there were only about 50 of our ancestors left. In his book, Vendramini suggests that the inter-species conflict that raged between them and humans for over 70,000 years was responsible for transforming ancient humans into fully modern ones.
And providing credence to his research, a major new study of the Neanderthal genome published recently in the journal ‘Science’ has provided dramatic evidence in support of his findings.
‘The Draft sequence of the Neanderthal Genome’ is one of the largest genetic studies ever undertaken.
Among its early findings are that Neanderthal males mated with early humans in the Middle East.
The study, led by Svante Paabo from the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig, Germany, report that interbreeding occurred between 100,000 to 60,000 years ago, before humans dispersed across the globe. Vendramini’s theory has been confirmed by the Draft Neanderthal Sequence, which reveals that 1-4% of human genes come from Neanderthals.
According to Vendramin, the only humans to survive were those born with modern traits like high intelligence, creativity, aggression, language and guile. These fully modern Cro- Magnons turned the tables on their former predators, eventually annihilating them.
They also killed most hybrids that had accumulated, because they considered them mutants.
He says that when the Cro-Magnons left the Middle East on their global migration, they took a few recessive Neanderthal genes with them.
So the Middle East was the real cradle of humanity. Neanderthal predation of ancient humans is the only scenario that explains the Genome Sequence Data.
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