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

A very interesting essay posted by an anon on 4chan.  I don’t know if I completely agree with it, but it makes for a fascinating read nonetheless and much parallel can be drawn between the scenario described here and our current population growth in the world: To science we owe dramatic changes in our smug … More Agriculture: The Worst Mistake in the History of the Human Race

The Bat, the Birds and the Beasts – an ancient fairy tale in modern times

I’ve seen this story attributed mostly to an old fable by Aesop, but also have seen it attributed to the Native Americans or even the ancient Chinese.  Regardless, the following is a particularly good version of it: Many years ago there was a great battle between the animals. The mammals on the ground and the … More The Bat, the Birds and the Beasts – an ancient fairy tale in modern times