It did not change my percepions significantly, but reinforced them.
I suspect that as we develop better methods of underwater archeology we will discover an astounding pre ice age history that we are not fully aware of.
When I first read about this it was for me one of the most significant historical finds ever.
Nothing will convince me that the people who created this were simple hunter gatherers.
These are extremly sophisticated.
What might change my perceptions in a profound way is to discover who buried them and why.
Did the people who buried them have a continuous historical connection with the builders?
Just the scale of the burial rivals modern earth moving machines.
We are a race that has lost its memory.
Whatever works, use it.
A good idea stands on its own value independent of authorship.
If it stands or falls on the credibility of the author, maybe it isn't such a good idea.