How Humans Have Been Cheating Death For 10,000 Years

Death takes Schrute Bucks, AKA agriculture

VVaclav Smil says “energy is the only universal currency”, and humans were dirt poor before we discovered fossil fuels. Literally. Biblically even.

By the sweat of your face
you shall eat bread,
till you return to the ground,
for out…

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Indrajit Samarajiva is a writer from Sri Lanka, grumpily in Oxford for a while. Sign up for my newsletter at www.indi.ca, and you can reach me at indi@indi.ca.