[ExI] Foragers and violence
stefano.vaj at gmail.com
Tue Apr 5 10:54:23 UTC 2011
On 4 April 2011 23:57, J. Stanton <js_exi at gnolls.org> wrote:
> This isn't to say that foragers led an idyllic life free from violence. But
> slavery, organized war, social class, and the entire notion that one can
> control another's behavior by threat of force are features of agricultural
> civilization, not of foragers.
Moreover, this is not to say that there were not good reasons for the
neolithic revolution, not the least being its phenomenal competitive
success, indeed incomparably higher than that of industrialism,
communism, capitalism or anything else so far.
The idea in fact would be for transhumanism to be the next big thing... :-)
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