Focusing: Where Do We Go From Here ?. Big News!. Humans are Special. Big History is about. Human Specialness. Complexity Building Component 1 of Big History. Everywhere you look, mother nature is building complexity. Humans are at the forefront of that construction project.
Humans are Special
“Wars and genocide have been universal and eternal respecting no particular time or culture”
Guthrie’s stick figures and citation respecting no particular time or culture”
Paleolithic art has no scenes of war or group violence. This is in remarkable contrast to tribal art, in which such scenes are common. There are, however, at least sixteen Paleolithic images that might be speared humans, mortally wounded or corpses.