The Worst Mistake in the History of the Human Race

The Original Affluent Society
Marshall Sahlins’ anthropological paper about hunter-gather society.
http://www.eco-action.org/dt/affluent.html

The Worst Mistake in the History of the Human Race
Jared Diamond’s 1987 article concerning the agricultural revolution.
http://www.sigervanbrabant.be/docs/Diamond.PDF

Why the future doesn’t need us. – Wired Magazine (April, 2000)
Our most powerful 21st-century technologies are threatening to make humans an endangered species. (Full 11 Page Article)
http://archive.wired.com/wired/archive/8.04/joy.html