Cro-Magnon Capitalism

2005-03-29

Thanks to a tip from Cafe Hayek ("where orders emerge"), I found notice of a fascinating article which argues that the Cro-Magnons drove the Neanderthals to extinction in large measure because of their free-trading ways (and associated technological improvements and cultural resiliency). It seems that markets are indeed an extended phenotype of modern humans.


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