Accounting, as simple as that. The agricultural revolution was also the dawn of record-keeping, which entailed tracking surpluses and deficits, setting prices for exchanging goods and calculating profits/losses, taxes, tributes, tithes and rents: in other words an economy. Your bio-circuity would likely be put to use in these areas as areas of influence and ...


They sell it to someone else If a society is based on purely agriculture, it's producing more food than it need and not enough tools, finished products, luxuries, etc. This means it must be trading them to other societies and buying back the finished products it needs.

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