Friday, September 3, 2010
Eden Is Ahead Not Behind
On the other hand, they live hand-to-mouth, count no further than two, practice infanticide (more against girls than boys, but they don't know that, because they can't count), and practice a kind of agriculture that obliges them to move periodically and which forces them to war with their neighbors. In fact, 25% of adult males die from combat.
Eden is in the future. The noble savage is our descendant.