Joe Beernink

Daily Archives: December 30, 2011

In 1998, Jared Diamond won the Pulitzer Prize for general non-fiction for his book, Guns, Germs and Steel – The Fates of Human Societies. It’s a fascinating look back at 13000+ years of human history and the evolution of civilization, and why / how one group of people prevailed over another, and why some groups faded away completely. Diamond’s goal in the book was to show that the environment the people lived… Read More