A Short History of the Human Race

Calais_3Check out this gimlet-eyed and idiosyncratic short history of our planet by British economist and philosopher, Fabian Tassano: About 15 billion years ago, a universe comes into existence, apparently out of nothing. It is not known whether a Supreme Consciousness, or Ultimate Ground of Being, was involved. The grand epic unfolds through prehistory through of the life of a human called Jesus, who has certain philosophical and psychological ideas whose precise meaning later becomes obscure, to Darwin and Nietzche and the "death of God," to our present, prematurely tragic and tenuous century. Posted by Casey Kazan.

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