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How Beer Gave Us Civilization?

How Beer Gave Us Civilization

By A.J. Peters

In a nod to seniors studying Darwin, blatant self-celebration of my own birthday, and as a sort of happy 21st to my fellow Aries, here’s a short op-ed attributing the advancement of human culture to beer. It somehow comes off to me as a quasi-legitimate theory (despite the very tentative language). But what do you think? Do we owe our modern civilization to beer? Read the whole New York Times essay here.

How Beer Gave Us Civilization


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