Yeah, it postdates the Stone Age, let alone the Old Stone Age, but here's something people interested in prehistory will probably want to know about.
It's a massive human bust unearthed in what's now Turkey. The figure has a spear in one hand and in the other a sheaf of -- sorry about the five-letter word -- wheat.
Archeologists unearth extraordinary human sculpture in Turkey
It was deeply buried. Apparently, the Assyrians had come down like a wolf on the fold, taken the city, and evidently having no taste for art had used the statuary as hardcore for a paved area.
Not too clear from that photograph at any rate.
I expect they are right though. I think Iron Age cultures probably had as astute an appreciation of the economic realities of life as the USDA has.
The speaker in the House of Lords in the "mother of parliaments" still sits on a woolsack. That was originally there to remind his predecessors in Edward III's time where the national wealth came from.
Woolsack - Glossary page - UK Parliament
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Nah, he's got his thumb hooked around his suspenders.
Oh that's super cool. Thanks for posting this, I love history.
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He also appears to have Graves disease...
Our body is our subconscious mind, and anybody who thinks that their conscious mind is running the show is seriously mistaken. In fact the conscious mind just may be the most narcissistic entity in the universe, it thinks it's running the show. It's not.
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"Everything can be taken from a man but one thing... -- to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one's own way." ~Vicktor Frankl
And that's why I'm here eating HFLC Primal/Paleo.