The first economy had less of a pack animal inclination and more of a Jeffersonian feel. If you didn’t happen to be mom, it was a 4 hour hunter gatherer gig followed by hard cider, procreation or some other joyous distraction in a big and engaging world.
Then came agriculture. 99% of people worked to exhaustion and often there wasn’t enough to eat. It was crowd control but we felt... more »