There exists nothing in this planet other than the most basic form of life : a simple bacteria, a cell like that.

It isn't the only bacteria in the world to clear things out. There are countless of them.

The question being, if they evolved incredibly fast, what sort of environment, predators, way of living and so on would be needed to remake humans ?

Basically remake life's history anyway you want up to this point.

Edit :

To put it simply, the things I'm asking are :

  1. List 1 basic predator in the ages dinosaurs reigned ( in your part, it doesn't even have to be dinosaurs ) ( also explain characteristics of it )
  2. List 1 basic predator in the stone age, that humans had to deal with. ( also explain characteristics of it )
  3. List 1 technological advancement that you like ( it can even be from your imagination) that allowed humans to be the 'apex predator'
  4. List 1 great achievement of humanity ( it can be whatever you want, in whatever age you want )
  5. List 1 great historical event ( not required )
  6. List 1 special part you want for humans, that hasn't happened in reality ( not required )

Although I may say 'list only one', if you wish to, you can list as many as you want, I don't want to restrict you. It's only the basic requirements to list 1...

I tried to lessen the scope, but it's still as broad as before, since this QUESTION is meant to be broad for those who can't understand.


closed as too broad by Frostfyre, kingledion, DaaaahWhoosh, AndreiROM, Hohmannfan Mar 22 '17 at 17:57

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    $\begingroup$ That looks like the broadest question I have encountered so far. Welcome to WorldBuilding, please take the tour and visit the help center to learn more about how this site works. We need to be able to answer a question in maybe a page or so at max. Everything else is too broad for this format. Is there something you are especially interested in? One aspect maybe? Your question might be put on hold until it fits the sites guidelines. You can edit with the little "edit"-button. Have fun! $\endgroup$ – Secespitus Mar 22 '17 at 16:59
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    $\begingroup$ This is definitely the winner for broadness. +1 I will devote a shrine to this question on chat. Also a vote to close, though. $\endgroup$ – kingledion Mar 22 '17 at 17:23
  • $\begingroup$ xD ! At least I won in something... $\endgroup$ – Marios Zaglas Mar 22 '17 at 19:56
  • $\begingroup$ Normally a question can be edited by the author and thereby applies to be reopened. For your next questions I recommend using the Sandbox on the Meta Site. There you can post your question as an answer to the Sandbox-Post and get feedback on the style, grammar, on-topic/off-topic... all this general stuff before releasing the question onto the main site. So how about we try to narrow this one down? Like - a lot. What's the most important thing you want to know? $\endgroup$ – Secespitus Mar 22 '17 at 22:09
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    $\begingroup$ You won't get to remake humans. Evolution is driven by many forces, and chance plays a decisive role. As Stephen Jay Gould famously said, if we could rewind and then replay the tape of life the end results may well be vastly different. For example, consider what would have happened if the Chicxulub impactor had arrived 10 minutes later or 10 minutes earlier, missing the Earth by a few thousand kilometers... $\endgroup$ – AlexP Mar 22 '17 at 22:46

Well, the short answer: https://xkcd.com/1123/ (Hydrogen + Time).

That said, you get huge speedups by providing a few multicellular organisms. Mostly you need to toss an Evolvo-6000 at the planet.

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