Letters, Mar. 6, 1995

Secrets of the Stone Age

"After comparing the graffiti of the French caverns with those of today, I think the cavemen obviously had the more advanced civilization."

James F. Missroon Jonesboro, Georgia

The cave pictures were breath-taking, and your article was so beautifully written that I felt the paintings were right before me [SCIENCE, Feb. 13]. I always feel humbled by evidence of early man. How brave he must have been, creating anew from his heart the world in which survival was surely an extraordinary struggle. He reminds me again that we have not come far enough.

Gail White Houston


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