The Age of Myth

Chapter One: Human evolution, spiritually and culturally, natural laws and fundamental principles of human nature and the disciplines of animal behaviour; myth, pre-history and science.

Chapter Two: Human history, behaviour, language and speech, 2 million, 1 million, 176,000 and 150,000 years ago; hunting and gathering,  the Great Rift Valley in Africa, Homo erectus, Homo neanderthalensis and Homo sapiens.

 Chapter Three: 170,000 – 40,000 years ago. Genetics, the races of man, Freud and the Id, super-ego and the ego. Eruption of Mount Toba, population bottleneck, social development, evolution, Neanderthal and Homo sapien sapien.

 Chapter Four: Upper Palaeolithic Period 40,000 to 10,000 years ago.  Cro-Magnon, modern humans and Neanderthal. Genetic diversity, random mutations, hieroglyphs, art, language, writing, and symbolism. Human social change. Right brain-Left brain. Last Ice age, rising water levels, the extinction of the larger mammals in North America and Europe.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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