How will it help me get rolling? Immerse yourself in the 300,000 year journey of humanity.
Though they are not the first humans, Homo sapiens have come to replace all other human beings on Earth.
With the Cognitive Revolution, Homo sapiens acquired thought and communication skills that helped them to conquer the globe.
The potential for complex language has given Homo sapiens great advantages, allowing them to spread and prosper.
During the Agricultural Revolution, human beings changed from foragers to farmers, leading to an exponential rise in population.
In order to promote trade in large societies, people have invented money and writing.
The rise of empires and religion has driven humanity towards global unification.
The scientific revolution has modernised society, paving the way for new technology, imperialism and economic development.
Today's global culture, with its core belief in the supremacy of capitalism, is the legacy of European imperialism.
Humankind has never been more peaceful than in our globalised world.
History is neither good nor evil, and the twists and turns of history are essentially meaningless to our subjective happiness.
In the future, Homo sapiens will overcome biological boundaries, ultimately replacing itself with a whole new species.