Lucy’s Daughter Makes me Laugh
I’m literally at my keyboard rolling on the floor. It’s hard to do that and type. I just read a rousing article about a breakthrough find of “the most ancient child ever discovered” being “no more than three years old when she died about 3.3 million years ago.”1
Words escape me. According to the article “she belongs to the primitive human species known as Australopithecus afarensis and has been dubbed Lucy’s daughter, after the iconic fossil of an adult female from the same group discovered in 1974″ and “confirms the accepted view that Lucy and her clan walked upright.”2 Amazing! I’m so glad we know who our ancestors really are now. My family tree is complete. Do these people actually remember the real find behind Lucy. Answers in Genesis reminds us, “According to Richard Leakey, who along with Johanson is probably the best-known fossil-anthropologist in the world, Lucy’s skull is so incomplete that most of it is ‘imagination made of plaster of paris’.”3 Nice. That’s concrete evidence if I’ve ever seen it.
But here’s the real dagger in the chest that just shatters my faith. According to scientists, “the child, most probably a female, and also called the Dikika girl, appeared to have been buried quickly by sediment during a flood, soon after she died.”4 Hmm… sounds kinda familiar. I wonder what kind of cataclysmic flood could have buried a human being alive in seconds?
Yea, she makes me laugh. I think I kinda look like her picture.