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Offline Eric

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TIL it took early “humans” 110,000 generations of using stone tools before controlling fire, another 20,000 generations until written language was invented, and only another 250 generations until we put a man on the moon.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stone_age

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Reading "Go wild" because I liked John Ratey's previous book, Spark.  So far the biggest eyebrow raiser was that empathy made us better hunters because we could anticipate what prey would do as we were chasing it.  I'm only on p 60 so far, though.