Africa - the hopeless continent? or is it.....

Started Feb 11, 2013 | Discussions thread
drh681
Forum ProPosts: 11,037
Like?
Re: Warning KEVZ, education ahead!
In reply to KEVZPHOTOS, Feb 15, 2013

KEVZPHOTOS wrote:

drh681 wrote:

It is no coincidence that African Civilization is always centered around the great trading cities that drew outside influence from the time of the Pharos. (who by the way were Africans)

Don't forget, Africa is a HUGE continent and extends from almost 37' LAT North to about 34' LAT South...and with many mountain ranges, deserts, equatorial jungle, savanna, etc...has a wide range of geographical environs and different climates, etc.

Egypt (Cairo-pyramids) is situated near to the northern extreme on the 30' LAT N so it's "almost" entering that 35' - 55' LAT most productive/developed/technological human zone.

We didn't see the establishment of "agriculture" until around 9000 BCE) or thereabouts...in the Mesopotamia-Babylon region...which of course is also around the 35' LAT N level.

Coincidence?

No, I don't think so...

KEV

"No problem can be solved at the level of consciousness which created it" - Albert Einstein

Oh yeah, All of Trans Saharan Africa was a much more hospitible place at the end of the last Ice Age. (maybe even during the same.)

We certainly can not discount weather as an influence on the rise and fall of civilizations.

Same with the pepeating patterns of migration from Central Asia.

The Steppes have to be pretty hospitible for a couple centuries to support the numbers of People who moved out of them every four or five hundred years.

Same with the rise and fall of the Central American civilizations, about a six hundred year cycle.

Weather counts big in the history of Man.

-- hide signature --

Photons by the bag.
Gravitons no longer shipped outside US or Canada
-----.....------
You got a camera, now go out and get a life; or at least a picture of one!

Reply   Reply with quote   Complain
Post (hide subjects)Posted by
Keyboard shortcuts:
FForum PPrevious NNext WNext unread UUpvote SSubscribe RReply QQuote BBookmark post MMy threads
Color scheme? Blue / Yellow