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← Quest for Fire Began Earlier Than Thought

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Comment 1 by Zeuglodon :

I feel almost guilty when I flick on the gas stove and think how easily and thoughtlessly I can just use the fire. Sometimes, I think we give our forebears too little credit.

I've never been able to imagine how a relatively primitve human brain could come up with a way to recreate fire without a burning coal from an earlier fire. It must have been the Einstein of it's time.

(Maybe he used guano? ;P )

Sat, 07 Apr 2012 17:49:41 UTC | #932915