[‘A transition from hand-speech talk to speech-alone talk’ both promoted and demoted humans.
On one hand, specializations allowed greater productivity and, even more importantly, cooperation across tribal boundaries. In fact, specializations became a substitute for tribes.
On the other hand, ‘the Lebenswelt that we evolved in’ no longer applies. We can no longer follow our evolved instinctive ordinations.
We are dis-ordinated. We are born into this world with compasses designed for a world that not longer exists.]