Skip to comments.The Men of the North
Posted on 07/14/2006 2:26:16 AM PDT by PghBaldy
For the tens of thousands of years of the Würm glaciation, Paleolithic hunting tribes lived at the southern edge of the ice fields in Europe and Asia. About 10,000 years ago, as the last of the glaciers receded, some groups chose to follow the retreating ice northwards. While their cousins in the warmer regions to the south were smelting metal, these hardy tribes were knapping flint. While the southerners were inventing agriculture, slavery, and the ziggurat, the northerners were hunting large game in the chilly grasslands and forests of Central Asia and Northern Europe.
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The Men of the North faced lethal reality with nothing more than their courage, their wits, and a willingness to co-operate with one another. We will need to do the same again. Here's a bit more from the piece. I found it informative and enjoyable to read. The Gates of Vienna often deals with the WoT (that is how I originally found them).
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It's a great piece and it ends on an intriguing note which I won't give away here. It's worth reading for oneself.
I forgot I even posted this... Happy New Year.
:') Thanks, and Happy New Year to you too.
I'm glad you did. Happy New Year to you too!
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