I'm reading Zecharia Sitchin's book The 12th Planet again. It brings up some interesting ideas and questions. Chapter 3 says:
"What was it that after hundreds of thousands and even millions of years of painfully slow human development abruptly changed everything so completely, and in a one-two-three punch - circa 11,000-7400-3800 BC - transformed primitive, nomadic hunters and food gatherers into farmers and pottery makers, and then into builders of cities, engineers, mathematicians, astronomers, metallurgists, merchants, musicians, judges, doctors, authors, librarians, priests? One can go further and ask an even more basic question, so well stated by Professor Robert J. Braidwood (Prehistoric Men): "Why did it happen at all" Why are all human beings not still living as the Maglemosians did?""
This is just a brief post to ask that question. As I've said before, did someone wake up one day, roll out of his, or her, bed roll and exclaim I'm going to start planting, I don't know exactly what, but I'm planting something. First though let me build a plow. While I'm at it I have some ideas about houses and a town, let me explain it to you. Houses, well yeah I know you've never heard of them. A house is....