Posted: Apr 28, 2019 6:27 am
by Thomas Eshuis
Spearthrower wrote:It's amazing how popular a meme it is that Neanderthals were cartoony stone-age brutes.

In the field, this hasn't been considered the case for nigh on a century.

That's what popular science leads to. It's also why people still talk about the dark ages, middle ages etc.