Top 10 Things Without Which We'd Go Back to Stone Age


The Top Ten

1 Electricity

I think humans have created something so powerful, that if it was taken away, chaos would break loose. - RalphBob

Yes, because without electricity for over 5000 years, we all died. - WonkeyDude98

Can't live properly without this - zxm

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2 Vehicles
3 Internet

Hardly. Got along just fine without it for over 6,000 years. Our foolish dependency upon digitized systems, however, just might be our downfall.

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4 Computer
5 TV

Definitely. Without a 50 inch or so box of glass, wires and plasma that can play shows, our generation would eventually rot into living hell. <sarcasm> - Swellow

6 Mobile Phone

You're so right! A mere 25 years ago, mankind was still groping through the murk of the Neolithic. Many on this site still are.

7 Paper

Honestly, most of these items on this list wouldn't have much effect for us to revert back to the stone age. Now where's my hefty dose of stale memes - RedAce66

8 Water Engine

What, pray tell, is a "water engine? "

9 Movies

Once again, you're really scraping the bottom of the idea barrel. - Swellow

10 Radio

That's it, I'm done with this list. - Swellow

The Contenders

11 Video Games

Wow. Civilization would just crumble without video games, anime, Disney, metal, hip-hop/rap, and celebrity fixations? If obsession with these "indispensable" diversions disappeared tomorrow, the average IQ would increase by 15 points within a generation.

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12 Rock Music

Thought "rock" music was all they had in the Stone Age, aside from the occasional trumpeting mastodon.

But we had rock music back then, the best rock band back then was the Neanderthals. - Skullkid755

13 Airplane

The band, or the movie?

14 Modern Medicine
15 Condoms
16 Anime

Since anime is a quantum leap backward in both animation and entertainment value, not sure what your point might be.

I like anime but we don't go back to Stone Age without it. - Tia-Harribel

17 Michael Jackson Michael Jackson Michael Joseph Jackson was an American singer, dancer, and songwriter born on August 29, 1958 in Gary, Indiana and passed away on June 25, 2009. He donated (at least) a remarkable 300,000,000 dollars to charity. Michael is also known as The King of Pop (a title given to him by Elizabeth Taylor) or under more.
18 Newspaper

Poor Neanderthal had nothing for the bottom of his birdasaurus cage.

19 Shopping Mall

Yup. It was shopping malls that brought humanity out of the Stone Age. Had nothing to do with the smelting of copper, then bronze, then iron. Yup. Stone Age ended in the late 20th century, a little bit prior to the end of rational thought.

Perfect comment. These guys should stop making lists for a minute and learn some history. - Billyv

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20 Clothes

I would say I would have agreed with this at first, but for flips sake, there was clothing during the era. Our ancestors managed to wear nothing but loincloth with no problems. Next time, use your brain. - Swellow

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