Jason Hartman talks with Graham Hancock, author of the new book America Before: The Key to Earth’s Lost Civilization, as well as the best selling book Fingerprints of the Gods: The Evidence for Earth’s Lost Civilization, about why the Americas were probably settled long before we originally thought they were. The two also delve into the idea that past civilizations were much more advanced technologically than we give them credit for, their technology was just different from ours so we tend to discount it.
[4:40] A massive cataclysm struck the earth between 12,800 – 11,600 years ago
[8:03] It’s distinctly possible that the lost civilization was advanced technologically, just in a different way than we currently are
[10:46] The Great Pyramid shows us that whoever built it had a complete knowledge of the size and nature of the Earth
[14:13] The problem with American archaeologists’ Clovis First model
[19:10] It’s human nature to not want to admit you were wrong, but in the end the evidence will force people to accept new theories that are shown to be correct