"Paul Crowley" <slkwuoiutiuytciuyik@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>> > "Agriculture probably stretches back hundreds of thousand if not
>>> > millions of years. " Dimmy (aka Claudius) 10/22/2006
>>> Let me guess. Mikey objects because he saw in a textbook something
>>> that said otherwise. And the textbook said otherwise based not on
>>> evidence but on lack of evidence.
>> Guess again. Mikey objects because he saw on the internet something
>> written by Jimbo. And he knows that anything written by Jimbo is
>> bullshit, based on evidence...
>Mudslinging apart -- is anyone (preferably
>someone who thinks PA orthodoxy is more-
>or-less sound) going to try to deal with the
>Did agriculture start around the eastern
>end of the Mediterranean about 10 kya?
>If so, what name is applied to the plant
>cultivation and harvesting, performed by
>all those societies throughout the world,
>discovered in the past 500 years, who are
>known to have been doing it for at least
>When did hominids begin this 'non-
>agricultural' plant cultivation?
It would be wise first to consult a recent textbook on the matter,
And according to this source agriculture has multiple primary origins
around the world, but there is no evidence for crop cultivation on a
detectable scale much earlier than the Holocene.
What tangible evidence, instead of speculation, is there to the