I’m fascinated by the origins of civilization. If it’s “wired in,” why did it take so long to come along–or did it? The Bible hints that it didn’t take so very long. But if it’s not wired in, then why did it ever arise at all?
Anyway, here’s some writing that was carved into a piece of wood at least a millenium before anyone in Mesopotamia ever thought of writing on clay. Don’t you wish we could know what it says?