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Involution of humankind

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After looking at this post so many times without an answer.. there is really none. It really just shows how mankind came about in ones mind. From man-horse, man, etc. :D

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I will go to art school and open my heart to the wounder that is art, then i will report back with an intellegent anser to what i see beofre me...

 

I dont get it. :lol:

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this painting is about ww2 and a spanish town called guernica which was attacked by german people, you odn´t necesarily have to go to an art school, this painting is about genocide

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The image gave me a really creepy feeling and the title suggested to me that mankind learns nothing from history and rather than evolving to a better/higher power, we constantly go backwards. So I think I might have got the gist of it and it's relevance to the world today is pretty stark.

 

Involution is just the reverse of evolution right? I should probably read some philosiphy books :lol:

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yes you are right dc and it is very sad to know that we destroy everything good in this world, when i think about it i realise that perhaps because of that i have contienue studying visual arts, to create, to know that not everything is lost, that people can also construct and make of the world a better place, and while those idiots are destroing everything be are creating even more things, when they are trying to build a bigger, cheaper and more powerful bomb to kill more people in less time, you are creating a beautiful place where childlren can play

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They can build anywepon in a day.

 

You can not heal the sick in a year

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yes you are right dc and it is very sad to know that we destroy everything good in this world, when i think about it i realise that perhaps because of that i have contienue studying visual arts, to create, to know that not everything is lost, that people can also construct and make of the world a better place, and while those idiots are destroing everything be are creating even more things, when they are trying to build a bigger, cheaper and more powerful bomb to kill more people in less time, you are creating a beautiful place where childlren can play

 

I like the way you think mate :) Any kind of art, whether it be paintings, drawings, music, sculpture, films are all really important. Some of the most amazing things emerge from the worst tragedies...

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Here is some facts for you regarding to Human evolution:

 

Australopithecus anamensis-existed 4.2 million years ago

Australopithecus afarensis- 3.8-3.0 mya

Australopithecus robustus 2.6-2.0 mya

Australopithecus boisei- 2.6-1.2 mya

Australopithecus africanus- 3.0-2.5 mya

 

Homo habilis--2.0-1.6 mya

Homo erectus-- 1.6-0.3 mya

Archaic Homo sapiens- 300,000-35,000 years ago

Homo sapiens sapiens---modern humans---100,000 to present

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