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anyone wish they were alive 80,000 years ago


the film really captured the beauty of life back then. yes life was tough, but there was something so romantic about them looking at the moon and the vast unexplored nature of the world and sense of wonder and awe. im kind of jealous of people who lived back then.

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You've got to be kidding! LOL!

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I'm confused. Elsewhere the OP complained that people were dumb as dirt back then.

Anyway, no!

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So? Brains doesn't make you happy. Rather the other way around. I've got a measured IQ of over 200, but it has never made me happy.

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You say you have an IQ over 200, and you write a sentence like this:

" Brains doesn't make you happy."

SMH

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LOL

Insert clever signature here

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Bullsh*t. Gary Kasparov, Voltaire, and Sir Isaac Newton are all estimated to have IQs in the range of 190. I doubt you're anywhere near their league.

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Yeah, would be nice to always do it doggie style

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nah, i don't feel the need to be a squirrel looking for a nut all day while evading predators both animal and humanoid. Time for relaxing back then was minimal with the minimal lifespan and health issues. Bad tooth? No such thing as a no pain dentist. Parasites, worms in the intestines. Believe me, you would NOT want it.

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worms in your intestines?? Even 80,000 years ago they cooked their food

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It was nature in the raw. When I used to rough it many years back you could feel a sense of attachment with the Earth. That's what Annaud wanted in this movie, and I think he really captured that essence, as well as being able to get the audience to see themselves in the film.

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Yeah...anyone who died 80,001 years ago

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No...not really. Hope that helps.

Your opinion has been noted, reviewed, and dismissed. Thank You.

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Living in a time before beer and single malt whisky had been perfected would not be "living", so the answer is not just "No,"...but "HELL NO!" (^_^)

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yes life was tough, but there was something so romantic about them looking at the moon and the vast unexplored nature of the world and sense of wonder and awe.
I think they worried more about getting their next meal and survival than being in awe about the wonders of the unexplored world and universe.

Myself, I am very happy about taking the next meal completely for granted, as well as living in comfortable surroundings with a big screen TV and all other modern luxuries. Furthermore, I am quite happy about there being an infrastructure that allows for travel and further experiences. On top of that, I'm REALLY happy about health studios, doctors and dentists, as these will allow me to not only outlive three generations worth of cavemen, but (barring catastrophic accident or incurable disease) stay healthy enough to enjoy life to the fullest for all of that time.

Also, I am quite happy the world and our immediate part of space is explored, at least for the most part. There still remains so much unexplored out there to be in awe at that it boggles the mind.

I wouldn't even want to live 80 years ago, let lone 80,000.


Tesla was robbed!

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You can appear on the show Naked and Afraid and have a similar experience to 80,000 years ago.

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