“So, you expected Mister Green Jeans?”
The reaearchers examined 350 Neolithic skulls and found evidence of domestic violence or plain old competitive bashing. They concluded fron the population and the numbers that the individual had about a one in fourteen chance of being bashed in the head in that period. No other variable in Neolithic social science?
Talk about money-for-nuthin-and-your-grad-student-chicks-for-free! But here’s the BBC money line:
…..the study “challenged” the myth of neolithic man being peaceful.
Usually something classified as a myth challenges the reality; not the other way around. But then this:
My theory is that cracked skulls are evidence of failed neolithic anaesthesia, for all kinds of advanced medical techniques.