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How is human food discovered?

 
Bhiku Mhatre
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How is it determined if a particular type of plants or species suitable for human consumption?
 
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Someone is curious enough to eat it. That person (or others, depending on the outcome) then observes the effects and draws conclusions.
 
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How is human food discovered?


Hungry lions can often discover human food
 
Muse Ran
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one day i was very hungry and decided to prepare something and prepared something.. like that human food discovered
 
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Because everyone was hungry.
 
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You go to the supermarket and look around, and there you discover a lot of human food.

Ulf Dittmer wrote:Someone is curious enough to eat it. That person (or others, depending on the outcome) then observes the effects and draws conclusions.

If you want to find out if something is edible, find a dumb person and tell him: "Hey Joe! That red mushroom with those white dots looks delicious! Try taking a bite out of it!". If Joe than falls over and dies, you know you have to avoid it.
 
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You feel hungry. You try to find something that will keep you full. When you do find something that appeals to you, you eat. If you live, you tell the tale.
 
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If my answer seems too mechanical read Jesper's illustration(6th post).
 
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Wish we could have a link of 'Like' like we have in facebook...

I Liked Jesper's comment...
 
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That is why the institution of marriage was invented. Marriage gives you mother in laws. You need someone to test the food.
 
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That explains polygamy then. You might need more than one test.
 
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Bhiku Mhatre wrote:


Please check your private messages for an important administrative matter.
 
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Was the first taste of milk from a cow based on a dare?

 
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