is becoming something


something more.
For millions of years

proto-humans strode

its bounties until
Homo sapiens


Once here,

humans took millennia
incrementally building


its lot in life.

Step by step,
developing new ways

of improving,

one change

building upon another.
Cooking food,

better nutrition,

better weapons

for hunting and protection.

working as teams

for better outcomes,
feeding and enabling

larger populations.

Development of farming,

enabling villages to

take root.
More improvement,

villages become towns

then cities,

city states to countries.
Communication develops,


writing, printing books

for the masses,

new ideas,

morse code, telephones.

The planet


industrial revolution,


spans the globe.
Technology improving,

quality of life


living longer.
Science, ever probing

every aspect
pushing the boundaries

of capabilities.

Traveling further

and faster,

trains, automobiles, planes
Spacecraft. Computers,

internet, global neural net,

global mind,

artificial intelligence,

human cyborgs.

The pace of change

ever quickens.

on the cusp of change
so explosive

the consequences of which

are unfathomable.

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