September 11, 2010
Bruce Sterling on “nature”
To be taken with the usual pinch of salt that any self-proclaimed futurist deserves, but none-the-less an interesting read.
Could it be true that our scattered ancestors, equipped with nothing more than fire and pointed sticks, briskly wiped out all the Pleistocene megafauna? Did we cause an abject collapse of the natural order before we were even literate?