Long ago, when we as a species first learned to farm, professional specialization began. Later the industrial revolution made us specialize even more.
Few of us could now survive by relying only on our own strength. What does that mean? If the infrastructure we depend on disappeared, many of us would die. Unpleasantly.
I’m not talking about prepping for an apocalypse or anything like that. At this point in our development, going back to surviving purely on what you can remember, make, harvest, and kill yourself isn’t even a good idea. Read More