Timeline of Human Genius!


evolution and social progress from 125,000 B.C. to today

Timeline of
Human Genius!


good news & social progress from 125,000 B.C. to today

Today

Holism

Worldcentric, Systems,
“Everyone is right”, Connected

1960s

Pluralism

Egalitarian, Multi-cultural, Non-hierarchical, Tolerance

View of open ocean

UN resolves to develop marine biodiversity treaty for the high seas (2015 A.D.)

A landmark resolution was adopted earlier today by a consensus of UN member states, to develop a legally-binding treaty for the conservation of marine life beyond national territorial waters – that area of the ocean shared by all. Resolution UNGA 99/292 formalizes the recommendations made last January by the UN Ad Hoc Open-ended Informal Working Group (“UN Working Group”) which was tasked with assessing the feasibility of a new treaty, and signals a major step forward toward convening an intergovernmental negotiating conference that would finalize the terms of the new treaty, possibly in 2018.

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Plastic bags

San Francisco bans sale of plastic water bottles on city property (2013 A.D.)

Americans use 50 billion plastic water bottles a year, according to an anti-plastic bottle campaign Ban the Bottle, and just 23% of those are recycled. Ban violators found selling plastic water bottles 21 oz or below on city grounds after October 2014 would be subject to a fine up to $1000, according to the San Fransisco Examiner.

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17th Century

Reason

Science, Mechanistic, Materialism,
Technology

~1,000 B.C.

Order

Right and wrong, Religion, Law, Structure, Government

~10,000 B.C.

Ego

The Self, Individualism, Heroism, Power

Laocoon statue

Virgil composes epic poem The Aeneid (~20 B.C.)

Composed in hexameters, about 60 lines of which were left unfinished at his death, the Aeneid incorporates the various legends of Aeneas and makes him the founder of Roman greatness.

~25,000 B.C.

Ritual

Ceremony, Spirits, Animism, Tribes, Superstitions, Mysticism

Pre-History

Instinct

Survival, Sex, Food, Family

Wheat

Humans invent agriculture (~10,000 B.C.)

Taking root around 12,000 years ago, agriculture triggered such a change in society and the way in which people lived that its development has been dubbed the “Neolithic Revolution.”

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