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I admit I LOL'd at the part about lighting up "like a Christmas tree." WATCH AND LEARN all IDWs!

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Friday, June 9, 2023

Chimpanzees, War and History: Are Men Born to Kill?

I recently recommended R. Brian Ferguson's under-recognized Rosetta Stone of anthropology approaches, Materialist, cultural and biological theories on why Yanomami make war. Per page it is one of the most valuable explanations of the three main camps of human behavior theorizing, in my opinion. You should read it - it's short, clearly written and free.

And today I have finally gotten around to recommending Ferguson's latest book "Chimpanzees, War and History: Are Men Born to Kill?" Thanks for the heads-up, Sam.

Ferguson, along with Maxine Margolis and a few others, is one of the most important students of cultural materialism-pioneering anthropologist Marvin Harris.

I haven't read the book yet, but I can share an interview with Ferguson on a YouTube channel called The Dissenter. Enjoy.

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