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Post by Zen on Wed Dec 10, 2014 11:33 pm

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/12/07/magazine/hunting-for-the-origins-of-symbolic-thought.html?smid=li-share&_r=0

Symbolism is pretty distinctive to humans, and we talk about it a lot on here.
Looks like the earliest traces of it are now turning up in Africa.
We like to associate Europe with the earliest forms of written language for culturally biased reasons.


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