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WATCH: Frames in Era 2

The cognitive revolution allowed us to develop language. Language made it possible to develop large, stable bands and communicate with neighboring bands and communities. The result was a global patchwork of little communities and networks. But late in this era, farming developed independently in several places and then spread to surrounding communities through our networks. Farming began to really change the way we produced and distributed goods and, eventually, lived.

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