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Homo Sapiens settlement 3
By JB MALZAC

  1. 500 000 BC

    Neanderthals evolve in Europe and Middle East

    "The name comes from the Neander Valley in Germany, where a fossil has been found in 1856. Compared to Sapiens, Neanderthals were stockier, with shorter legs and a bigger body. They made stone tools, used fire, and were hunters."

  2. 300 000 BC

    Daily usage of fire

    "Fire provided a source of warmth, protection, and a method for cooking food. The food was easier to diggest (by serveral hours a day), and allowed more time for other activities. Creating fire also allowed the expansion of human activity to proceed into the dark and colder hours of the morning."

  3. 200 000 BC

    Homo sapiens evolves in East Africa

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  4. 70 000 BC

    Sapiens spread out of Africa

    "“Homo Sapiens” is Latin for “wise man” and was introduced in 1758 by Carl Linnaeus."

  5. 30 000 BC

    Great Leap Forward

    "The cranial capacity is now large enough to inhabit conciousness. Fully modern behaviour, including figurative art, music, self-ornamentation, trade, burial rites etc. is now evident"

  6. 28 000 BC

    Extinction of Neanderthals

    "The exact reasons for their exctinction is still not certain. It could be the use of violence from the Homo sapiens (us), genocide, war or even canibalism. Their exctinction could also be due to diseases that did not affect the Sapiens."

  7. 11 000 BC

    Homo sapiens the only surviving human species

    "With the extinction of Homo Floresiensis, “Flores Man” nicknamed “hobbits” because their height did not exceed 1.4 m.."

  8. 10 000 BC

    Agricultural revolution

    "Domestication of plants and animals. Permanent settlements."

  9. 3000 BC

    Human organisations

    "First kingdoms, script and money. Polyeistic religions."

  10. 1500

    Scientific revolution

    "Humankind admits its ignorance and begins to acquire unprecedented power. Euopeans begins to conquer America and the oceans. The entire planet becomes a single historical arena. The rise of capitalism."

  11. 1800

    Industrial Revolution

    "Family and community are replaced by state and market. Massive extinction of plants and annimals."

  12. Nowadays

    Artificial Intelligence?

    "Humans transcend the bondaries of planet Earth. Nuclear weapons threaten the survival of humankind. Organisms are increasingly shapred by intelligent design rather than natural selection."

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