Dinos and People: The Ica Stones

English: Ica stones

I don’t share things like these often, and never carelessly, because the worst thing we could do is rely on false evidence when there is a world full of real evidence for God’s Word.

For those new to this site, I think you will enjoy one of my longest posts pointing out the strengths and weaknesses of the case for the dino statuary of Mexico.  It is quite a story when you become a serious detective who really wants to know the facts.

Today I’m going to send you to a Creationist website/blog I ran into on Good Search.

The site’s name is “Yec Headquarters 6 Day Creation.”  YEC is short for “Young Earth Creationist.” In other words, someone who takes the Bible’s record as straight forward and accurate. They have an excellent article on the Ica Stones of Peru.

First, let’s see what Wikipedia thinks of these carved rocks with lots of dinosaurs and people on them:

English: Ica stones“They are not considered to be genuine archeological artifacts but instead have been shown to be trinkets created by Peruvian locals as curiosities or hoaxes.

[Cabrera] initially purchased more than 300 from two brothers who also collected pre-Incan artifacts, who claimed they had unsuccessfully attempted to interest archaeologists in them. Cabrera later found another source of the stones, a farmer named Basilio Uschuya, who sold him thousands more. Cabrera’s collection burgeoned, reaching more than 11,000 stones in the 1970s.

Cabrera published a book, The Message of the Engraved Stones of Ica on the subject, discussing his theories of the origins and meaning of the stones. In this he argued that the stones show “that man is at least 405 million years old” and that what he calls gliptolithic man, humans from another planet, and that “Through the transplantation of cognitive codes to highly intelligent primates, the men from outer space created new men on earth.”

English: Ica stones

Interestingly, the first claim that the stones are considered hoaxes isn’t footnoted.  Later,  Wikipedia presents the reasons to think they’re fakes, but is the evidence really so clear that such a blanket statement is deserved?

I’ll let you check out the weight of the claims for and against this farmer, Uschuya, having forged all the stones.  Do you thing it more likely that he (like they say the Mexicans did) made these stones by studying comic books and such, or do you think these are ancient originals along with some direct copies?

Our beliefs as Christians are not based on blind faith that cannot stand the stress of careful examination.  Go ahead, read for yourself what the deniers claim, then compare it with the evidence for their authenticity.

Remember, it is possible for someone to admit that dinosaurs were alive not too long ago and still refuse to submit to the Creator God.  My prediction is that soon the evidence will be so overwhelming that the Evolutionists will be forced to change their story.  But they will never abandon their worldview.  Some people will escape the snare and find Jesus’ life, but not everyone.

The people were burned by the great heat. They cursed the name of God, who had control over these plagues. But they refused to change their hearts and lives and give glory to God.

The fifth angel poured out his bowl on the throne of the beast. And darkness covered the beast’s kingdom. People bit their tongues because of the pain. They cursed the God of heaven because of their pain and the sores they had. But they refused to change their hearts and turn away from the evil things they did.  Revelation 16:9-11 Easy-to-read Version

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