From food production to Aristotle, Newton, and Einstein

“By enabling farmers to generate food surpluses, food production permitted farming societies to support full-time craft specialists who did not grow their own food and who developed technologies.” [Guns, Germs, and Steel by Jared Diamond]
Thus food production enabled humankind to explore art and philosophy and science.  Without the ability to generate a food surplus there would have been no Aristotle, Newton, or Einstein.

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