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    • Where Have We Been? A Short History of Us
      • African origins _ Million?
      • Humans lose body hair 115,000 yrs
      • Kung! Bushmen 50,000 yrs
      • Australian Aborigines 40,000 yrs
      • Asia Minor 30,000 yrs
      • Europe 20,000 yrs
      • Mongolia 20,000 yrs
      • North America 15,000 yrs
      • We are small but we leave a large footprint
    • Humans Are Primates
      • Genetically, we are 98% the same as the other monkeys
    • Four Main Races
      • Caucasian
      • Mongol
      • African
      • Khoisan
      • There are also several sub-races
    • Human Races
      • Caucasian
      • (Indo-European)
    • Human Races
      • Mongol
      • (Asian or Oriental)
    • Human Races
      • African
    • Human Races
      • Our common ancestor
      • Khoisan or San
      • !kung Bushman
      • Great Rift Valley
      • Only 50,000 alive today
    • Hunting and Gathering
      • A millennia of nomadic hunting and gathering
    • Pastoralism
      • Nomadic pastoral life began with captured sheep and goats
    • Horticulture
      • Horticulture started in fertile river basins
      • Supplemented with regular fishing
    • Agriculture
      • Agriculture is a blend of horticulture and animal husbandry
    • Civilization
      • 10,000 years of settlement
      • Unevenly distributed around the world
    • Civilization
      • Pockets of people in earlier ‘stages’ of culture
      • Head-hunting ended just over 50 years ago in Borneo
    • Human Development
      • Foetal development recreates our genetic heritage
      • “ Homogeny Recapitulates phylogeny”
    • Human Development
      • Early childhood development
      • The formative years
      • Most personality traits and aptitudes are established by age five
    • Human Development
      • We all inherit human history and culture
      • And learn to adapt to our personal surroundings
    • Human Lifecycle
      • Foetal development
      • Childhood
      • Adolescence
      • Adulthood
      • Geriatrics