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Historical Empathy and Our Distant Past

The reading of history presents a challenge because we tend to judge the actions and beliefs of others according to our own knowledge and circumstances. If we really want to understand history, however, we have to attempt to contextualize the behaviors of others. 383 more words

Ancient History

Hunter Gatherer Survival Run 2014 - Race Report

Hunter Gatherer is the second Fuego y Agua Ultra Survival Run I have participated in 2014.  This event is geared towards bringing back participants to their most primal nature.  4,073 more words

If you think like a Hadza, you may be Asperger

Published by National Geographic 2009 Full article: http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2009/12/hadza/finkel-text/2/

The Hadza

They grow no food, raise no livestock, and live without rules or calendars. They are living a hunter-gatherer existence that is little changed from 10,000 years ago. 860 more words


Asking Experts

Greg Cochran on Pygmy strategy

Turning Pygmy hasn’t turned out to be a very good long-run strategy. All such populations have big problems. First, they’re vastly outnumbered by peoples that adopted agriculture.

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A window into 16,000 years ago

Although the skeletons found at Faraoskop (our current site) were all buried ~2000 years ago, the site itself shows evidence of occupation dating back to over 16,000 years ago. 417 more words


Stone Age Diet Lessons: Reviving 40,000-Year-Old Healthy Habits

health care system? Politicians and others continue to debate this issue. They always conclude that more money is the answer. But this approach is doomed to failure. 695 more words


Violence, trauma, and hunter-gatherers

(Dewar, 2010)

A fascinating project I’m currently working on involves twelve ~2000 year old San hunter-gatherer skeletons.

These were found in Faraoskop Rock Shelter, where they were (likely) all buried at the same time. 423 more words