The Holocene Calendar – a “year zero” for humanity

Humans have existed for millions of years, and roughly 12,000 years ago we transitioned from a hunter-gatherer lifestyle to agriculture and fixed settlements.

Unfortunately, our modern calendar system (with the current year being “2018”) doesn’t accurately reflect this timescale, so it’s been suggested that we switch to a system that adds 10,000 years to the current date.

This new system is called the Holocene Calendar, and it records the Holocene Era or Human Era – HE.

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