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GREBJACK
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3/3/12 1:22 P

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Ever heard of the book Guns Germs and Steel? Jared Diamond, I think, is the author, and he has a good explanation for how people got the idea to plant seeds. And I think drinking milk makes sense - we see the calves do it. I question the sense of eating lobster - what did we ever see eating that?!?
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I think Broccoli Rose has a good point. That's why children generally don't like bitter things they gravitate to sweet, like fruits.



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I think much of what was "eaten" way back when was most likely instinctual. Much like animals won't eat certain things...they just seem to "know" they shouldn't...

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It is all fascinating isn't it. I think it all stemmed from survival. Eat it, try it or starve.


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1/19/12 11:37 P

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only as a kid



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1/19/12 7:43 P

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Oh yeah! And how did someone decide that certain things were edible like, ginger root, or celery root?

They must have been very brave or desperate.

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1/19/12 1:41 P

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Hahahahahaha

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Now, Jeriberi, THAT is weird!

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I wonder how they figured out how to make bread. I imagine it was like this:
Caveman 1: Hey look at that tall grass over there. Let's mow it down and grind it up.
Caveman 2: Wow, that's a cool idea.
Caveman 1: And we'll take that chicken over there and get one of those things it poops out, and we'll mix that into the ground up grass.
Caveman2: Awesome idea!!! Let's go get that stuff out of the cow's boobs, too! We can mix it all up together!!!
Caveman 1: This is gonna be so gross!!!
Caveman 2: Maybe it won't be gross if we heat it up.
Caveman 1: You're right. Let's heat it until it turns solid.
Caveman 2: This stuff is great!!!! We're so smart!

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I wonder how humans first discovered that saving the seeds from foods they ate could be used to grow more food. I realize that this happen thousands of years ago, but what an advancement for humans that must have been.



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Not really, no. It's no weirder than eating whatever falls out of a chicken's rear end. Right?

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1/19/12 6:26 A

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Yes, I remember being teased that a watermelon would grow inside of me if a swallowed a watermelon seed. I am sure I thought that is what happen to the next pregnant woman I saw.
It is a good thing we have all those acids and enzymes inside us isn't it ?



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Do you think this is weird?

While I was doing research on how to save seeds from a fresh tomato to plant next year... do you think it's weird that we eat seeds that if/when planted in soil, they would grow into plants, etc?

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