Why Europeans conquered the world

Europeans constitute only 21% of the world population. Yet they conquered most parts of the world at one time.

According to Adam Khan the reason why Europeans  conquered the world is that they had  happened to be in Eurasean continent where they could start agriculture earlier than any other place on the earth.There was no genetic superiority of the Caucasians or any such thing. Just by accident they happen to be at the right latitude of the earth where the right combination of available domesticable animals and plants gave them a head-start over the rest of the other people.Because of close association with animals they carried many diseases to which they had resistance but people from other continents did not. Because of the head-start they had guns, germs and steel and they conquuered the earth with them.

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