Homo-Sapiens: The Domestication of Fire and its Impact

  1. Utility: Fire was a dependable source of light and heat.
  2. Weapon: It was an advantageous weapon in the fight against animals such as lions and tigers
  3. Food: Fire could be used to burn entire forests, and then eat the burnt animals, roots, and nuts. It cooked the animals and also got rid of germs. Moreover, fire could also be used to cook regular food such as meat, tubers, seeds, and vegetables that couldn’t be eaten raw.

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