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(Daily Pennsylvanian)   From the tombs of King Midas to ancient Persia to the wine of Chinese dynasties, "Our history as a human species is...the history of fermented beverages." Meet the Indiana Jones of booze   ( thedp.com) divider line
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2013-04-29 12:21:08 PM  
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Brewing dates back as far as agriculture does, baking does not. So we started agriculture and cities for booze. If not for booze we would still be nomads killing shiat with spears for survival.
2013-04-29 09:41:11 AM  
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Booze, sex, and violence.  The three constants of human history.
2013-04-29 09:41:09 AM  
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Humanity's greatest invention/scientific advancement? malting barely.

/fermentation gets a close second place.
2013-04-29 09:28:36 AM  
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Well of course. Alcohol was the only safe thing to drink because we were too stupid to understand it's a bad idea to piss and shiat in our water supply.
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