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Essay: On the personhood of plants

Essay: On the personhood of plants

Estimated reading time: 30 min. On the personhood of plants …and our relationship with them David B Lauterwasser “Here I stand in awe, deeply moved by the sheer beauty you

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Article: The Worst Mistake in the History of the Human Race

Article: The Worst Mistake in the History of the Human Race

This article is an exceptionally good example of a short summary of the main arguments against civilization and progress and for primitivism and tribalism. http://discovermagazine.com/1987/may/02-the-worst-mistake-in-the-history-of-the-human-race Liked it? Take a second

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Infographic: A Truish and Actual History of the World

Infographic: A Truish and Actual History of the World

A great and informative little graphic visualizing the history of modern humans (not the whole world) and the series of ever more complex and profound errors and mistakes we call

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Article: ‘The River is Life’

Article: ‘The River is Life’

An interesting, short story by photographer Alice Kohler about the Araweté people in the Amazon basin, who find themselves being overwhelmed by the approaching influences of civilization and fear they’ll

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Article: Healthiest hearts in the world found

Article: Healthiest hearts in the world found

Scientists now found the healthiest hearts in the world – of course among a primitive tribe. The Tsimane people of Bolivia are horticulturalists and hunters, who have a relatively high

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Article: Professor Caveman

Article: Professor Caveman

A college teacher who knows what’s good, fun and important: Bill Schindler teaches primitive skills. Interesting to read, seems like it is not that unrealistic to get people interested in

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Article: What does it mean to be a human?

Article: What does it mean to be a human?

The Neanderthals were quite fascinating, and, as the article shows, still have influence on us today – via our genetics. People with European descent have between one and four per

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Article: Neanderthal dental tartar reveals plant-based diet – and drugs

Article: Neanderthal dental tartar reveals plant-based diet – and drugs

In contrast to popular opinion, neanderthals were not the stupid, club-swinging brutes we are told they were, but they had a sophisticated culture, were among the first humans of whom

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