This quote was added by ploobis
For eons, Earth's climate swung from hothouse to ice age. Explosions of life, then mass extinctions. But twelve thousand years ago the swings stopped. The Holocene Epoch began - a period of anomalous tranquility. The rise of civilization began only then.

Train on this quote

Rate this quote:
3.2 out of 5 based on 37 ratings.

Edit Text

Edit author and title

(Changes are manually reviewed)

or just leave a comment:

maxthesin 4 months ago
This makes it seem like the civilization could only formed in the less swaying climate. This isn't true.
This feels very much like the beggining to a creationist speach.

Test your skills, take the Typing Test.

Score (WPM) distribution for this quote. More.

Best scores for this typing test

Name WPM Accuracy
user939249 133.73 96.9%
zhengfeilong 119.24 96.6%
harrypotter_hermione 113.33 98.8%
tang 108.96 95.1%
tang 108.52 96.6%
zycriptic 107.87 98.1%
user742395 107.62 100%
gbzaid 107.21 93.4%

Recently for

Name WPM Accuracy
lumogas 51.47 94.8%
kgreven 94.59 95.5%
echolalia 69.32 93.4%
user271120 106.39 97.3%
big.perk 34.64 92.0%
user71766 71.17 96.6%
type4yourlife 83.52 93.0%
rossgshaffer 77.22 92.1%