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By PP Perera|Oct 19, 2020

Moments of Truth: Some divergent thoughts

While our ancestors have been around for about six million years, the modern form of humans only evolved about 200,000 years ago. Civilisation as we know it is only about 6,000 years old, and industrialisation started in the earnest only in the 1800s. The first industrial revolution, which lasted from around 1760 to 1840, was triggered by the construction of railways and the invention of the steam engine. It ushered in the era of mechanical production.

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