Worst Mistake In The History Of The Human Race By Jared Diamond

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A strange question to ask since looking at present day, many people will say, “Obviously”; however, it’s not that simple of an assumption to make. Jared Diamond’s article “The Worst Mistake in the History of the Human Race” is a clear indication that the answer is not that clear cut. His arguments are persuasive and agreeable, but not enough to say that human kind introducing farming did no on any favors. Adopting agriculture was a disadvantage because it decreased the value of a human life and the state of health; nonetheless, farming was advantageous because the deteriorating human health scientifically benefitted us, and brought upon economic advantages. With the emergence of technology and paleopathology, paleopathologists discovered

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