The Story of the Noosphere explores eight noospheric conditions across four stages of humanity. The Neolithic period, also known as the New Stone Age, immediately follows the Paleolithic and spans from 10,000 – 4,500 BCE. This stage of humanity is particularly interesting for pivotal moments in social and agricultural evolution, where our ancestors developed early communities, rituals and traditions, collaborative consciousness, artistic expression, and even telling time–building on the noospheric foundations that preceded them.