A Book to Read and Love: Guns, Germs and Steel by Jared Diamond - Summary & Review
A short summary of the book Guns, Germs, and Steel:
The factors that make a society a pillager or a pillagee.
My favorite quote from the book:
"Much of human history has consisted of conflicts between the have and the have nots."
Questions I pondered while reading Guns, Germs, and Steel:
Why didn't the Norsemen create any biological devastation?
Wouldn't hunter-gatherer societies develop artisan skills during the winter?
My thoughts about Guns, Germs, and Steel:
Germs appear to be humanity's biggest bane.
Historically, resource exploitation has not done well for humanity.
The world needs rhino mounted Banta shock troops.