Column: Our ancestors gained power with ability to harness fire
By Richard Brill, Special to the Star-Advertiser
March 6, 2020
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It is hard to distinguish ancient fire remains as natural or human-made, so discerning when our ancestors first began to control flames is difficult. Hindu devotees sit around a fireplace at a transit camp on their way to mark the Makar Sankranti festival in Kolkata, India.