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Most important event in world history?

Postby Sanghyeok » Thu Nov 12, 2020 6:53 pm

As title says, in your opinion what is the most important event in world history? Would you say it's the invention of an important object such as paper, wheels, electrical generator, compass, steam engine, or instant ramen? Would you argue that it should be the discovery of an idea, such as electricity, penicillin, or DNA? Or maybe wars, reformations, restorations, and revolutions?

For me, my personal choice is agricultural revolution, since domestication of plants and animals changed our civilisation forever, especially in regards to hierarchies, roles, and inequalities.
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Postby Romextly » Thu Nov 12, 2020 6:54 pm

Sanghyeok wrote:As title says, in your opinion what is the most important event in world history? Would you say it's the invention of an important object such as paper, wheels, electrical generator, compass, steam engine, or instant ramen? Would you argue that it should be the discovery of an idea, such as electricity, penicillin, or DNA? Or maybe wars, reformations, restorations, and revolutions?

For me, my personal choice is agricultural revolution, since domestication of plants and animals changed our civilisation forever, especially in regards to hierarchies, roles, and inequalities.

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Postby New haven america » Thu Nov 12, 2020 6:54 pm

Gotta say, the Cambrian explosion seems pretty damn important NGL.

Maybe proto-Earth getting hit by Theia would be a better choice though, kind need a moon to live y'know.
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Postby The Pleiades Star Cluster » Thu Nov 12, 2020 6:54 pm

The industrial revolution, nothing compares it was the event that set of a chain reaction that has changed the world like never before.

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Postby Punished UMN » Thu Nov 12, 2020 6:55 pm

The question is too vague and it's hard to answer with well-documented or well-known in part because necessarily the longer ago a major event took place, the more impact it will have had.
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Postby Punished UMN » Thu Nov 12, 2020 6:55 pm

The Pleiades Star Cluster wrote:The industrial revolution, nothing compares it was the event that set of a chain reaction that has changed the world like never before.

What about the agricultural revolution?
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Ethel mermania wrote:My birth

Change my mind this is obviously the answer

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Postby Nevertopia » Thu Nov 12, 2020 6:55 pm

Romextly wrote:
Sanghyeok wrote:As title says, in your opinion what is the most important event in world history? Would you say it's the invention of an important object such as paper, wheels, electrical generator, compass, steam engine, or instant ramen? Would you argue that it should be the discovery of an idea, such as electricity, penicillin, or DNA? Or maybe wars, reformations, restorations, and revolutions?

For me, my personal choice is agricultural revolution, since domestication of plants and animals changed our civilisation forever, especially in regards to hierarchies, roles, and inequalities.

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Postby Romextly » Thu Nov 12, 2020 6:56 pm

Ethel mermania wrote:My birth

Of course, the best answer
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Farnhamia wrote:The invention of duct tape.

You mean Flex Tape?
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Postby Farnhamia » Thu Nov 12, 2020 7:00 pm

Romextly wrote:
Farnhamia wrote:The invention of duct tape.

You mean Flex Tape?

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Postby Palmyrion » Thu Nov 12, 2020 7:02 pm

Sanghyeok wrote:As title says, in your opinion what is the most important event in world history? Would you say it's the invention of an important object such as paper, wheels, electrical generator, compass, steam engine, or instant ramen? Would you argue that it should be the discovery of an idea, such as electricity, penicillin, or DNA? Or maybe wars, reformations, restorations, and revolutions?

For me, my personal choice is agricultural revolution, since domestication of plants and animals changed our civilisation forever, especially in regards to hierarchies, roles, and inequalities.

I wouldn't consider the agricultural revolution, because we'd still be nomadic slash and burners had we not settled on permanent settlements, which have grown into the cities we know today.

Thus, my candidate would be the establishment of the world's first truly permanent settlements, marking the transition from gatherer-hunters. Of course, it was enabled by the agricultural revolution, but in theory (and in a little bit of practice, as I cite contemporary slash and burn agriculture) you could still be agricultural nomads who farm the living lights out of one place before moving to another.

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Postby Tranzoria » Thu Nov 12, 2020 7:05 pm

Anything Pre-Dinosaurs was pretty important.
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Conservative Republic Of Huang wrote:The Miracle on the Vistula.

If someone says the miracle on the Vistula is the most important even in world history, you can bet he's Polish.
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Postby Conservative Republic Of Huang » Thu Nov 12, 2020 7:09 pm

Punished UMN wrote:
Conservative Republic Of Huang wrote:The Miracle on the Vistula.

If someone says the miracle on the Vistula is the most important even in world history, you can bet he's Polish.

Not Polish, just wanted to add in something from recent history.
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Postby Scakkeland » Thu Nov 12, 2020 7:10 pm

Transition to agriculture from hunter-gathering.

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Scakkeland wrote:Transition to agriculture from hunter-gathering.

Doesn't have to be Human History, just so you know.
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Postby Cordel One » Thu Nov 12, 2020 7:11 pm

The formation of early microbes on the planet that grew into life is probably the most important because it set Earth apart from most other planets.

In human history, probably our migration across the continents.
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I think the French Revolution is noteworthy, since it forever changed the political, social and economic thinking of the human being
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