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The Case Against Civilization - Did our hunter-gatherer ancestors have it better?

In “Against the Grain: A Deep History of the Earliest States,” James C. Scott, a professor of political science at Yale, presents a plausible contender for the most important piece of technology in the history of man. 157 more words


John Jr's Family Tree DNA Family Finder Genealogical DNA Test Results 😲

To my surprise I got my Family Tree DNA Family Finder (autosomal DNA) genealogical DNA test results yesterday, I was not expecting to get my results this soon, especially because this company is based in… 1,983 more words


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Reading The Ethical Carnivore by Louise Gray and it has unleashed my inner hunter gatherer. Not sure what to make of it!

Looking forward to trying some pork directly from the farmer and also finding some real pigs to scratch on the belly/back/chin: 72 more words


Body shifting

A much bigger head, body, muscles and bones, that is how humans were before the dawn of the neolithic era.

We are witnessing the first signs of micro evolution within the human body, we have shrunk considerably, compared to our ancestors. 248 more words


Does Capitalism Make Us Hunter Gatherers?

What might seem basic knowledge is often rather complex. This is also the case when it comes to defining systems of sustenance. The divides between agriculturalist and hunter gatherers is a lot closer than one might think. 513 more words


Where Will the New World Begin?

Take a look at Edge of Humanity’s piece about the Raute. These are people who refuse to assimilate, despite the sacrifice required. When the current power structure collapses, it is, truly, the  21 more words

Proto-Afrasan Hunters

Somewhere in the eastern Sahara between 16-11,000 years ago, this pair of hunter-gatherers is scouting the dunes for food. The language they speak is Proto-Afrasan (or Proto-Afroasiatic), and it will give rise to a entire phylum of languages spoken across northern and eastern Africa as well as the Middle East. 106 more words