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Humans were apex predators for two million years

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Wistman

Humans were apex predators for two million years

April 5, 2021

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[...]  humans were an apex predator for about two million years. Only the extinction of larger animals (megafauna) in various parts of the world, and the decline of animal food sources toward the end of the stone age, led humans to gradually increase the vegetable element in their nutrition, until finally they had no choice but to domesticate both plants and animals—and became farmers.

https://phys.org/news/2021-04-humans-apex-predators-million-years.html

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third_eye

Yup, we love our barbeque... Fire won humans the entire planet... 

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TigerBright19

Humanity has probably reset over the years with every cycle believing it is the first.

 

 

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Future cycles.

 

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Occupational Hubris
2 hours ago, TigerBright19 said:

Humanity has probably reset over the years with every cycle believing it is the first.

 

 

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Future cycles.

 

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Humans. Weren't around 10mya, much less 50mya.

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TigerBright19
59 minutes ago, Occupational Hubris said:

Humans. Weren't around 10mya, much less 50mya.

I bet someone in the future will say those exact words in 10 million years from now.  ;)

 

 

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Occupational Hubris
3 hours ago, TigerBright19 said:

I bet someone in the future will say those exact words in 10 million years from now.  ;)

 

 

So we should just ignore all the evidence to the contrary and embrace wild hypothesis with no grounding in reality?

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TigerBright19
Just now, Occupational Hubris said:

So we should just ignore all the evidence to the contrary and embrace wild hypothesis with no grounding in reality?

 

When it comes to Science there are no guaranteed facts.  With progress comes wisdom and every generation wipes the slate and starts again from a new angle.  What we commonly accepted as fact a millennia ago is laughed at today, just as our current scientific understanding of the world today will be laughed at in a millennia from now.

 

 

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Occupational Hubris
1 hour ago, TigerBright19 said:

 

When it comes to Science there are no guaranteed facts.  With progress comes wisdom and every generation wipes the slate and starts again from a new angle.  What we commonly accepted as fact a millennia ago is laughed at today, just as our current scientific understanding of the world today will be laughed at in a millennia from now.

 

 

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Article from Scientific American.

 

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I am aware of how science works. 

None of these quotes show evidence that humans were around 10 or 50 mya. 

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Hyperionxvii

Wait, I thought the science is settled?

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psyche101
1 hour ago, TigerBright19 said:

 

When it comes to Science there are no guaranteed facts.  With progress comes wisdom and every generation wipes the slate and starts again from a new angle.  What we commonly accepted as fact a millennia ago is laughed at today, just as our current scientific understanding of the world today will be laughed at in a millennia from now.

 

 

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Oh BS.

What facts were outright wrong? 

Those quotes are trying to tell you that science is a never ending record to learn of. It's adjustable to new evidence as it emerges.

You could have just said you don't understand science and saved a lot of space. 

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Golden Duck
1 hour ago, TigerBright19 said:

 

When it comes to Science there are no guaranteed facts.  With progress comes wisdom and every generation wipes the slate and starts again from a new angle.  What we commonly accepted as fact a millennia ago is laughed at today, just as our current scientific understanding of the world today will be laughed at in a millennia from now.

 

 

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Article from Scientific American.

 

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Who is laughing a Euclid's axioms?

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HandsomeGorilla
Posted (edited)

It made sense that early humans ate whatever was seasonal, in abundance, and had the highest nutrient density. When it comes to nutrient density, the combination of fat and protein often wins (dependent on environment, obviously). It's unclear how much plants early humans ate and what conditions may have led them to subsist on them, but it's likely that it was used as filler, when protein and fat were scarce. Things like berries and other fruit were eaten to satisfaction if they came across any

This is all hypothesis, I don't think anyone really knows for sure

And nothing wrong with paleo, it's a far sight better than the way most people eat

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Hammerclaw
On 4/6/2021 at 4:57 PM, TigerBright19 said:

I bet someone in the future will say those exact words in 10 million years from now.  ;)

 

 

Damn! You must be some special kind of stupid.:nw:

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Abramelin

Extensive quoting is often a sign someone stopped thinking for her/himself.

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Myles
On 4/6/2021 at 8:41 PM, TigerBright19 said:

 

When it comes to Science there are no guaranteed facts.  With progress comes wisdom and every generation wipes the slate and starts again from a new angle.  What we commonly accepted as fact a millennia ago is laughed at today, just as our current scientific understanding of the world today will be laughed at in a millennia from now.

 

Every generation?   

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gillmanjoe
Posted (edited)

being an anthropology major I would like to add that 99% of all facts are guesses

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Abramelin
16 minutes ago, gillmanjoe said:

being an anthropology major I would like to add that 99% of all facts are guesses

:P

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Abramelin
On 4/6/2021 at 7:29 PM, TigerBright19 said:

Humanity has probably reset over the years with every cycle believing it is the first.

 

Based on what, aside of fantasy?

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Abramelin
45 minutes ago, gillmanjoe said:

being an anthropology major I would like to add that 99% of all facts are guesses

And I am the grandson of Albert Einstein, and I say you are wrong.

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Trelane

Soooo, Ron Swanson has the correct diet?

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gillmanjoe
On 4/12/2021 at 1:27 PM, Abramelin said:

And I am the grandson of Albert Einstein, and I say you are wrong.

so you are questioning science?

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Abramelin
4 hours ago, gillmanjoe said:

so you are questioning science?

No, I'm questioning you.

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