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Primitive humans bitch slapped the shit out of each other

deep

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http://www.newscientisttech.com/article.ns?id=mg19025514.900&feedId=online-news_rss20

Muggings were rife in New Stone Age

IF YOU are worried about being attacked or killed by a violent criminal, just be glad you are not living in Neolithic Britain. From 4000 to 3200 BC, Britons had a 1 in 14 chance of being bashed on the head, and a 1 in 50 chance of dying from their injuries.

Grisly figures from the first systematic survey of early Neolithic British skulls reveal that life then was no rural idyll. "It's certainly more violent than we'd considered," says Rick Schulting of Queen's University Belfast, UK, who conducted the study with Mick Wysocki at the University of Central Lancashire in Preston.

The discovery of craniums from the New Stone Age with signs of human-inflicted trauma is nothing new but this is the first clue to the overall frequency of violence. Schulting and Wysocki have so far identified and studied the remains of about 350 skulls, mostly from southern England. The pair found healed depressed fractures in 4 to 5 per cent of the skulls, and unhealed injuries in about 2 per cent - suggesting the person died from their wounds, or at some point in the attack.

Most of the fatal blows were to the left side of the head, which would make sense if two right-handed people were fighting, says Schulting. The injuries were mostly caused by blunt objects, although some of the skulls seem to have been hacked by stone axes and there is some evidence that ears were chopped off. Schulting presented the work at last month's annual conference of the Society for American Archaeology in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
The mental image of this particularly amuses me.
 

Dr Funk MD

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They were violent because of all the video games and rap music. Playing fist person spear chucking games and listening to 50 Pebble all day makes Neolithic youth very agressive.
 

Ditto Much

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think about it, no coffee and no booze. How is it a surpirse that people had to kick each others asses every now and then.
 
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quantumize

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does it really surprise you that the only thing keeping people from beating the shit out of other people is the legal rammifications

i mean if there was no law i'd bash a few people on the way to work in the morning
 

deevah

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Dr Funk MD said:
They were violent because of all the video games and rap music. Playing fist person spear chucking games and listening to 50 Pebble all day makes Neolithic youth very agressive.
*snortle*
 
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