“A healthy way for humans to live”

MacDonald explained, “We’re proud of our technological advances, but in historical terms our society has lasted a split-second. We lived as hunter-gatherers for 3 million years. We moved around in extended family groups that took care of each other. It was egalitarian because there was no wealth. It was a healthy way for humans to live and we were well adapted for it by evolution.” Photo credit: aimintang/Getty Images

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