Our hunter/gatherer ancestors were lucky. They didn't have to work more than 12 to 19 hours a week for food, they had decent health, and many were peaceful. It seems like mankind's happy childhood. Dead Wrong®. That argument conveniently leaves out several factors as discussed by Free To Choose® Media Executive Editor and Cato Institute Senior Fellow Johan Norberg.
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