Originally Posted by KestrelSF
Anyway, using animal matter to satisfy requirements for essential nutrients other than energy, and plant sources primarily for energy, is a dietary strategy compatible with hominoid gut anatomy and digestive kinetics. The adaptation of eating meat for humans was probably the sole reason humans evolved as they did(mothers weaned their children earlier), and they created a process with increased dependence on technology and learned skills (manufacture and use of stone tools and hunting implements, techniques of food preparation) as well as social skills (cooperative hunting, division of labor, food sharing, a long period of offspring provisioning) that probably took place over a period of 2.5 million or more years, which explains a lot about modern human behavioral patterns.
I'd rather be a vegetarian than a carnivore though, but fortunately we're omnivores.
Time is passing so quickly. Right now, I feel like complaining to Einstein. Whether time is slow or fast depends on perception. Relativity theory is so romantic. And so sad.