Mark Pagel

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1. 200.000 years ago

1.1. social learning

1.2. future course of

1.2.1. sociolgy

1.3. languague

1.4. social learning is visual theft

1.4.1. benefit of others thoughts

1.4.2. hide your best ideas

1.5. choose

1.5.1. smaller groups less ideas not much development

1.5.2. systems communities share ideas languague is the result

1.6. languague

1.6.1. social technolgy

1.6.2. to enhance cooperation

1.6.3. coordinate activities

1.6.4. languague open the sphere of cooperation

1.6.5. simplest axe of exchange depend on language

1.6.6. put ideas together and have properity

1.6.7. this way humans evolve animals have not evolved

1.6.8. 'Not having language would be like a bird not having wings"

2. Evolutionary biologist

2.1. TED profile


3. back to overview map

4. ...

4.1. we missed the first part due to some problems with the livestream

5. languages

5.1. "Language is a piece of technology to rewire each other's minds"

5.2. = our genes talking

5.3. subversive power

5.3.1. phrases

5.3.2. words

5.3.3. words

5.3.4. the most subversive tool we have

5.4. story of Babel (bible)

5.4.1. talk in eachother languages

5.5. irony

5.5.1. languages exist and prevent us from communicated

5.5.2. we can not say anything word are just a puff of air

5.5.3. something worth explaining

5.5.4. languagues only with humans

5.6. chimpanzee

5.6.1. the use sticks

5.6.2. why not buy a bag of nuts the smash a rock on a nut

5.6.3. lack of social learning from other whatchin imitating no benefit from other wisdom in 1 mi year they would do the same

6. ancesters

6.1. home erectus

6.1.1. the made hand axes

6.1.2. not much development

6.2. neanderthals

6.2.1. showed vert little change in 300.000 years

6.3. monkey see monkey so

6.4. we can learn

6.4.1. by watching other people

6.4.2. imitate

6.4.3. choose amongst a ray of options

6.4.4. build on widwom

6.4.5. out idead accumulate

6.4.6. our knowledge evolves

6.5. acculmulative cultural adoptation

6.5.1. social learning

6.5.2. our species make stuff make stuff of life

7. any species that aqcuire langues

7.1. would evolve

7.1.1. "Language evolved to solve the crisis of visual theft, to coordinate our activities"

7.2. we prospered like no other animal

7.3. valuable trade

7.3.1. new lands and resources into people

7.3.2. the voice of our genes

7.4. evolve language

7.4.1. developed many language

7.4.2. 7000-8000 language

7.5. most languages are found in countries where people are closely packed

7.5.1. see new guinee 1000 language

7.5.2. remote oceanic island

8. barriers

8.1. Facebook friendship links map

8.2. languages

8.3. we dont have sex with people we cant talk to

8.4. European Union

8.4.1. 27 countries 23 languages

8.4.2. cost alot of money & time

8.5. languages solution to visual theft

8.6. can we afford to have all the languages?

8.7. standardisation

8.7.1. metric system is winning

8.7.2. hours, minutes, seconds is standard

8.8. modern world

8.8.1. chinese man, his language speaking by more people though he needs to translate in english

8.8.2. world depends on cooperation

8.8.3. destiny one world: one language