Scientist: Farming Causes Obesity, Mental Illness, Overpopulation and Global Warming ? Says Eugenics ?Inevitable?Friday, January 21st, 2011
In an article that makes you roll your eyes and wonder ?where do they find these people?? the BBC interviews Dr Spencer Wells, explorer-in-residence at the National Geohraphic Society and in charge of their Genographic project, about his new book Pandora?s Seed
Dr Wells tells them about the claims he makes in the book:
In the book, I talk about global warming and overpopulation. I trace a lot of these issues back in time to the dawn of the Neolithic. This was a period when humanity made a sea change in its culture. We settled down and started growing our own food.
Wow! That?s a pretty big claim to make ? that late stone age man caused global warming and overpopulation by inventing farming! But the invention of farming is a good thing, right? (more…)