A leading alternative archaeologist who has made his name using his scientific credentials to propose radical revisions in the chronology of civilization is set to embrace "paranormal" magic powers as a real phenomenon and "devils" as real, supernatural creatures, according to page proofs for a forthcoming article that I was able to review in advance of the article's October publication.
Because the article has not yet been officially published, I am withholding the name of the alternative archaeologist until publication. You will, however, recognize the name. It will be fascinating to see how this alternative archaeologist can continue to argue that mainstream scholars must accept the alternative archaeologist's alleged scientific evidence on materialist grounds while allowing alternative scholars to embrace magic and demons as playing an active role in world affairs.
I will have a complete report on this important development when the article goes to press next month.
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