|The Ascent of Man||
The Watcher - Part I 5,000,000 B. C. to
500,000 B. C.
The Watcher - Part II 400,000 B. C. to 12,000 B. C.
The Watcher -Part III 11,000 B. C. to 3,000 B. C.
|An attempt to provide a top-down view of pre-history.|
The Emergence of
In 4000 B. C., in the cradle of civilization that was the Tigris-Euphrates Valley, the kindness and familiarity of small towns may have prevailed. Then began the long climb to civilization, to depersonalization and barbarism, to class stratification into priests, warriors, god-kings, slaves, and peasants&SHY;--a devolution that would plague humanity until the 19th century. This section (just updated)discusses the decline and recent reestablishment of public compassion and kindness
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It is the Year of Our Lord 1198