The Food Supply’s Central Role in the Origins of Our Species and in Culture

Homo sapiens may have descended from a monkeylike species forced to spend more time on the ground as the Earth entered a period of cooling sometime between fifty and twenty million years ago, during which the amount of jungle shrank dramatically.  The largest of these primates would have no doubt been most successful at exploiting land-based food … Continue reading The Food Supply’s Central Role in the Origins of Our Species and in Culture