Humans Should Avoid Other Humans

We have been living in closer and closer proximity to each other since the Agricultural Revolution 12,000 years ago. The results haven’t been great.

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The Phantom Horseman, 1870–93 by Sir John Gilbert (d.1897). (Photo by Birmingham Museums Trust on Unsplash)

The Most Dangerous Game

Proponents of extending the currently imposed shut-downs over Covid-19 are perhaps more right than they know.

Might Makes Right:

How the Agriculture Revolution of 12,000 years ago became the Nuclear Arms Race we know today.

10,000 B.C.

With the Agricultural Revolution came the end of life as anatomically modern humans had known for over 200,000 years.

The Weaker Sex

Back when human beings were mostly gatherers and scavengers- hunting wasn’t as prevalent as movies about cavemen have led you to believe- physical strength and size weren’t really that important.

The Arms Race

Until 10,000 B.C., for 200,000 years of anatomical modernity (which means humans 200,000 years ago had brains and bodies very similar to ours today and were not animal-like) the greatest achievement of humankind had been not going extinct. And the hand-axe.

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