But the percentage of humans who died a violent death continued to drop from the Stone Age rate of 10 to 15 percent.
The average person is now 20 times less likely to die a violent death than a human in the Stone Age.
It is the wars of choice that have decimated entire countries, destroying infrastructure and sending them back to the Stone Age.
But for the Stone Age regime that emerged out of the rubble, we must take credit.
But 1980 was the Stone Age compared to today's political and media culture.
How remarkable are these links of connection between early Eastern civilisation and the Stone Age!
An atlatl was the weapon which had replaced the stone axe in the Stone Age.
It must not be assumed that the Stone Age came to an end at the same time everywhere.
This, therefore, was in fact a habitation belonging to the Stone Age.
Arrowheads of the Stone Age and medieval rapiers were ranged alongside some of the latest examples of the gunsmith's art.
A period encompassing all of human history, perhaps several million years, before the Bronze Age. In the Stone Age, people learned to make and use stone tools and weapons.
In computer folklore, an ill-defined period from ENIAC (ca. 1943) to the mid-1950s; the great age of electromechanical dinosaurs. Sometimes used for the entire period up to 1960-61 (see Iron Age); however, it is more descriptive to characterise the latter period in terms of a "Bronze Age" era of transistor-logic, pre-ferrite core memory machines with drum or CRT mass storage (as opposed to just mercury delay lines and/or relays).
More generally, the term is used pejoratively for ancient hardware or software, even by survivors from the Stone Age.