Look, Mom, No Hierarchies!

It’s a familiar story: In the fertile crescent of Mesopotamia, traditional hunting and gathering groups began to settle in agricultural communities.

The gathered communities produced a multiplayer effect, and soon knowledge led to innovation: metallurgy; agricultural advances; architecture; writing; mathematics; and differentiation of labor, until soon there were kings and priests, soldiers and artisans, farmers. An…

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David Breeden

David Breeden

Poet, Senior Minister at First Unitarian Society of Minneapolis, a Humanist congregation. Amazon author's page amazon.com/author/davidbreeden