Project Description

Subtitle: The Fates of Human Societiesbook cover Guns, Germs, and Steel

By: Jared Diamond


  • The rise of civilization occurred b/c agriculture had to replace the lack of big animals to kill.
  • Large fruits come from humans only picking the biggest ones to domestic.
  • Humans evolve and innovate when the current method is unsustainable.
  • The world’s worst diseases evolve from animals.
  • Technologies develop cumulative vs. in a light bulb approach.
  • Africa never took over Europe because it couldn’t tame the large mammals on the continent. Rino riding worriers would have beat a horse any day.