Racist impulses can be traced to paleolithic era psychology, where it was wise to distrust outsiders.
Seekers and Destroyers: An Evolutionary Origin for Archetypes?
“Individuals with higher levels of testosterone mixed with novelty seeking and very low agreeableness perhaps gravitated toward the role of defending, raiding, and leading hunts. Hence the warrior archetype. Those with the most mental horsepower coupled with little emotionality gravitated toward knowledge repository and adjudicator roles. Hence the Sage archetype”
Spaceships of the Ancestors
Weapon of Choice: The Wayfinders: Why Ancient Wisdom Matters in the Modern World By: Wade Davis How’s this for […]
Through the Paleo Looking Glass
Weapon of Choice: The World Until Yesterday: What Can We Learn from Traditional Societies? By: Jared Diamond, Professor of Geography, […]
Meat the Family
Weapon of Choice: The Hunting Apes: Meat Eating and the Origins of Human Behavior By: Craig B Stanford, Professor of […]
You and your tribal social instincts
Weapon of Choice: Not by Genes Alone: How Culture Transformed Human Evolution By Peter J. Richardson and Robert Boyd […]
Stone Age Bodies Living Futuristic Lives
Weapon of Choice: The Story of the Human Body: Evolution, Health and Disease Daniel E. Lieberman (Edwin M. Lerner II […]
Morality comes from within, not without, hints the bonobo
Weapon of Choice: The Bonobo and the Atheist: In Search of Humanism Among the Primates by Frans de Waal Slow clap, […]