Most of us are accustomed to the widely discussed "shower thoughts," or thoughts we have while our minds are not otherwise preoccupied with daily tasks. For some of use, those thoughts lead to contemplating the vast questions of our history here on Earth and beyond.
Have you ever considered how long sharks have been around; or how much we actually do not know about the generations that came before us? Historical shower thoughts leave us pondering the existential questions we would otherwise be too disposed to ask.
Food Allergies Are Complicated
From Redditor /u/chemical-mastermind:
There have likely been times in history when a leader was believed to be poisoned but they probably had a severe food allergy and no one realized it.Whoa?
The Brain Named Itself
From Redditor /u/potato-salad-2006:
The brain is the only object that has named itself over the course of human history.Whoa?
History Is Happening All Around Us All The Time
From Redditor /u/Nazamroth:
We probably lived through several world events that will later be in history books and marked as important, and we basically just shrugged and went on with our lives.Whoa?
Certain People In History Have Immense Value
From Redditor /u/Roivas14:
If we removed about 100 people from history, we could still be using horses to get around.Whoa?