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When humans were prey for hyenas

500,000 years ago human ancestors were well on their way to becoming the dominant species on the planet. Human ancestors had rudimentary control of fire some 1.5 – 2 million years ago, and that was the single event that led to the inevitable journey to becoming the dominant species. 310 more words


Depression: A symptom of an unhealthy society.

Depression is a global epidemic. It is the main driver behind suicide, which now claims more than a million lives per year worldwide. One in four Americans will suffer from clinical depression within their lifetimes, and the rate is increasing with every generation….

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North Sydney’s newest bar and eatery, Hunter Gatherer, has now opened on the Greenwood Plaza rooftop at 36 Blue Street, located directly opposite North Sydney railway station, which should make access a breeze for those city workers wanting to zip over the bridge for a delightful lunch or after work drinks. 334 more words

Hunter-Gatherers in Outer Space


What happens when you take a being whose mind was shaped by hunting and gathering in Africa over the past five million years or so, dress that individual in a spacesuit, and put that individual into a spaceship, sending them beyond the planet from which they evolved? 1,501 more words

Human Nature

Hunting and Gathering

When I was a young hunter gatherer at an English prep school in the 1960s, there was never enough food. If you ate quickly enough you could hold up your plate for a second helping.  738 more words

Smart people are better off with fewer friends

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Hell might actually be other people — at least if you’re really smart.

That’s the implication of fascinating new research published last month in the British Journal of Psychology.

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The Homeworld Effect and the Hunter-Gatherer Weltanschauung


It cannot be pointed out too often that by far the most extensive period of human history is prehistory. In the past it was possible to evade this fact and its problematic consequences for conventional historiography, because prehistory could be safely set aside as not being history at all. 2,231 more words

Human Nature