Neolithic Revolution Impact On Society

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The Neolithic revolution was a period of time that occurred during 10,000 - 9,000 B.C.E. Humans made the transition from hunting and gathering and being nomadic to being sedentary. During the neolithic revolution humans also developed social classes where the people who watched others work were at the top and the people who worked at the bottom. People have different opinions on the shift from hunting and gathering to agriculture during the neolithic revolution. Thinking about all of the things humans received from the neolithic revolution, it was not worth it. Human society would have been better off without the disease, the social classes, and starvation. Therefore, while the neolithic revolution brought many beneficial things to human society such as agriculture, and permanent housing, it brought more harm than good like modern day diseases and social classes.
The Neolithic Revolution brought about deep class divisions, which meant that there were social classes during the neolithic revolution. People were divided based on their position in society at that time and these customs have been passed down to human society today. In the article “The Worst Mistake in the History of the Human Race” by Jared Diamond, it states “royals enjoyed a better diet...and had better teeth.” Royals or people who were higher up in society were taller and had less cavities, which means they had enough food to eat, and were also eating well. The higher ranking members of societies ate the
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