HAPPY VALENTINES DAY….Craig Childs defends the refinement and discrimination of pre-Columbian cultures in North America:
A thousand years ago, people in the Southwest had not invented the wheel, had no armies and relied on stone tools, which has marked them as uncivilized. They are imagined as cavemen. But the recent discovery of chocolate in a broken jar from pre-Columbian New Mexico might be enough to change that kind of thinking.
Consider it changed! If chocolate isn’t the mark of a great civilization, what is?