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Originally posted by Doc Velocity
How's that for a book title? I'll have to hook up with an anthropologist to co-author the theory. Unless it's already been formulated, of course. Has it? Has anyone proposed that Fire and Meat created Humanity?
Originally posted by VneZonyDostupa
Hence the traditional image of "the first men" sitting around a fire with a recently killed mammoth, meaning fire and cooked meat were the signs of man's arrival.
I think we picked it up because our specific ancestors at one time scavenged for COOKED MEAT around the very smoky and smelly volcanoes.
Originally posted by Dock9
Great post, Doc
covers a lot of very interesting ground and entertaining !!
Think about it: Because raw plant foods are so calorically deficient, to consume enough food to meet energy demands would require almost an entire day of eating