|Sent on:||Saturday, February 2, 2013 11:27 AM|
i read this article a few days ago;
For 40 Years, This Russian Family Was Cut Off From All Human Contact, Unaware of World War II
In 1978, Soviet geologists prospecting in the wilds of Siberia discovered a family of six, lost in the taiga. Thus it was in the remote south of the forest in the summer of 1978. A helicopter sent to find a safe spot to land a party of geologists was skimming the treeline a hundred or so miles from the Mongolian border.....
Very interesting to see which parts of their lives broke down and couldnt be replaced.
I've been thinking about these issues a lot over the last few months.
Dont know if you saw the documentary Guns Germs and Steel but reading the book and there’s a comment in there that struck me about how some tribes were not able to evolve into metallurgy...made me think...throw 100 Americans into a jungle today....how many of us could develop a metal spear or fishing hook or pot to make dinner in.
Very few i think.
But feel free to continue thinking you are evolved as you read this post on your iPad in your pajamas, but look around the room, if you had to-what if anything in that room could you build yourself.
I guess the point of this post for the newtech community is I am wondering….is there something else we should be working on to further humanity. Is what you are building right now this weekend going to “further humanity” in any meaningful way?
Is there something else we should be building? – thoughts?
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