View Full Version : The Book "Guns Germs and Steel"

Prolifical ENG
10-05-2007, 09:10 PM
I think it was originally whitey who brought it up in a thread.

I was in a bookstore and seen it for like 75% off so I thought I might as well buy it. I have pretty much read and attended geography lectures of why everything unfolded from my geographical studies and it is true that physical geography is often underlooked when looking at history and historical events.

Nevertheless I like how he used his knowledge of Polynesia to describe models of smaller societies and what each society had, developed and how their geography affected them.

It is a good perspective although some the archaeological aspects I would still disagree with.

Prolifical ENG
10-05-2007, 09:25 PM
nah..not in that sense of steel corporations.

I guess some people would buy the book hoping for lots of guns...they would be disappointed in a way

10-05-2007, 10:38 PM
guns are used to kill people

are you afraid of people ?