Yet apparently we should be "fracking ashamed" of Piltdown.<quoted text>
I would have to agree with that. The creation of a hoax does not invalidate the actual religion of Christianity.
Just as, the creation of a hoax like Piltdown Man does not invalidate the science of evolution. Yet seventy odd years after its exposure (by evolutionary scientists, of course), creationists still cannot stop going on about it.
Me maybe, since I'm a Brit.