I Really Don’t Give a Fig. But Maybe You Will. Origins of Agriculture People! This One’s for You.

This is probably news to no one but me. However, if Ofer Bar-Yosef is correct, and figs were the first domesticate in the Levant, it’d be more evidence in support of Brian Hayden‘s [and Hayden and Gargett‘s] competitive feasting theory for the origins of agriculture and of socioeconomic inequality.

     

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