How would our way of life be different if metals did not exist?
Let's assume the human body functions the same without metals
- Roger the MoleLv 74 months agoFavorite Answer
Just for starters: no electricity, no petroleum products (plastic, e.g.), no skyscrapers, no cars, airplanes, buses, trucks, trains (or anything else that needs an engine)
- Anonymous4 months ago
I can't imagine life without Metallica or Megadeth.
- Mike ALv 74 months ago
Most of these replies consider only the elemental metals but metals have a rich chemistry which is essential to life. Major amongst these is the role of iron in the body's circulatory system. Haemoglobin and myoglobin both rich in iron are essential in all our metabolic processes as the iron they contain allows us to harness oxygen from the atmosphere to process our food. So in addition to "no cars, nuclear weapons, pollution, etc" you could add no life as we know it.
- Bill-MLv 74 months ago
We would be living in Mud Brick or Stone Homes or Caves or Tents.
We would be riding Horses and hunting with bows and arrows with stone tips.
The world population would be 1/2 of what it is now.