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The Goodness Paradox: The Strange Relationship Between Virtue and Violence in Human Evolution (English Edition)

review ✓ The Goodness Paradox: The Strange Relationship Between Virtue and Violence in Human Evolution (English Edition) Illion years humankind became an increasingly peaceful species in daily interactions even as its capacity for coolly planned and devastating violence remains undiminished In tracing the evolutionary histories of reactive and proactive aggression biological anthropologist Richard Wrangham forcefully and persuasively argues for the necessity of social tolerance and the control of savage divisiveness still haunting us tod. A fascinating overview of violence in humans and its evolutionary underpinnings The thesis about self domestication is truly surprising and was novel to me A minor uible is that the book deserves better editing as a few chapters especially in the middle of the book are often repetitive and entire sections completely redundant But this should not distract from the meat of the book and a lot of meat there is

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review ✓ The Goodness Paradox: The Strange Relationship Between Virtue and Violence in Human Evolution (English Edition) A fascinating new analysis of human violence filled with fresh ideas and gripping evidence from our primate cousins historical forebears and contemporary neighborsSteven Pinker author ofThe Better Angels of Our NatureWe Homo sapiens can be the nicest of species and also the nastiest What occurred during human evolution to account for this paradox What are the two kinds of aggression that primates are prone to and why d. The paradox is that people can be incredibly peaceful and incredibly violent sometimes the same people at different times Wrangham notes the case of Scandinavia from medieval Vikings to modern super peaceful and orderly societies and Rwanda from peace to killing 10% of the population in 100 days and then back to peace Wrangham s explanation is that good and evil come in part from the same thing the human ability to form coalitions to use violence to stop violence He is an expert on chimpanzee aggression Chimps are far aggressive against their own kind than humans or almost any other animal for that matter Why are humans different Wrangham draws on a vast amount of ethnography to show that human societies routinely execute extremely bad actors though he argues strongly that the death penalty has served its purpose and should be abandoned now I am familiar with the ethnographic sources and can c

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review ✓ The Goodness Paradox: The Strange Relationship Between Virtue and Violence in Human Evolution (English Edition) Id each evolve separately How does the intensity of violence among humans compare with the aggressive behavior of other primates How did humans domesticate themselves And how were the acuisition of language and the practice of capital punishment determining factors in the rise of culture and civilizationAuthoritative provocative and engaging The Goodness Paradox offers a startlingly original theory of how in the last m. Reading this I thought of a line in a book review I once read that made me laugh The precise sense in which X may be said to have edited this book is elusive What a mess Repetitions and redundancies across chapters too much data in one place not enough in another weirdly ideological interjections that obscure the larger points he s making There is gold in here but you have to work hard to extract it It s a shame because Catching Fire was I thought beautifully paced and engaging I think his research is fascinating and important but he needs a talented editor to help present it


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    (The Goodness Paradox: The Strange Relationship Between Virtue and Violence in Human Evolution (English Edition)) [PDF/EBOOK] ↠ Richard Wrangham I gave this book 4 stars because I admire the author's ambitious efforts to use an evolutionary perspective to tackle fundamental questions about human behavior from the beginnings of our species to modern societies The "Goodness Paradox" of the title refers to humans' inherent tendencies to behave in cooperative (and some

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    Richard Wrangham È 3 review read ↠ eBook or Kindle ePUB È Richard Wrangham download The Goodness Paradox: The Strange Relationship Between Virtue and Violence in Human Evolution (English Edition) Richard Wrangham is a soulful and feminist evolutionary anthropologist This book puts together insights from a lifetime of studying chimpanzees, bonobos and humans, observing the normative aggression, especially of males toward fem

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    Richard Wrangham È 3 review read ↠ eBook or Kindle ePUB È Richard Wrangham download The Goodness Paradox: The Strange Relationship Between Virtue and Violence in Human Evolution (English Edition) Two decades ago Richard Wrangham wrote an excellent book called Demonic Males, covering some of the attributes in primates and other mammals that hold up an evolutionary mirror to what men do Stephen Gould responded in his typical

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    download The Goodness Paradox: The Strange Relationship Between Virtue and Violence in Human Evolution (English Edition) read ↠ eBook or Kindle ePUB È Richard Wrangham Richard Wrangham È 3 review A fascinating overview of violence in humans and its evolutionary underpinnings The thesis about self domestication is truly surprising and was novel to me A minor quible is that the book deserves better editing as a few chapters, especially in the middle of the book, are often repetitive and entire sections completely redundant But this should not distract from the meat of the book and a lot of meat there is.

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