the paleolithic-neolithic union (1.8)

the cultural union of neolithic and paleolithic peoples.

so masculinity dominated and sadistic rigour took over from easy-paced routine.

advent of masculine gods associated with power. myths of force and aggression.

“Neolithic woman had as much reason to be proud of her contribution as Nuclear Age woman has a reason to be apprehensive over the fate of her children and her world.”

from the power to give life to the power to take life.

the explosion of violence for the explosion of flowers.

the city, bitter fruit.

2 comments on “the paleolithic-neolithic union (1.8)

  1. Leland Seese February 6, 2011 7:06 pm

    I really like this, Christo. What is the source of the sentence in quotations? I assume you wrote the rest; it’s powerful!

  2. christo de klerk February 6, 2011 11:52 pm

    Thanks, Lee. Very appreciated. Yes, the quote is from Lewis Mumford’s The City in History chapter 1.8.

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