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Hilary
- 598 days ago - laphamsquarterly.org
What are bonobos? And what can we learn from them about our own evolutionary trajectory? This article takes a look at the love and lives of bonobos, especially their sex lives, for a thoughtful reevaluation of our behaviour.



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Hilary S. (63)
Wednesday June 12, 2013, 1:55 am
just shows that no scientific theory, including evolution, proves everything.
 

Stan B. (123)
Wednesday June 12, 2013, 2:20 am
" Hippie apes." Love it.
 

Christeen Anderson (570)
Wednesday June 12, 2013, 6:26 am
Very interesting. Bonobos are one of my favorites.
 

pam w. (191)
Wednesday June 12, 2013, 6:39 am
This article sensationalizes ONE of the traits of bonobo culture. They're full of enorphins and are very cohesive, as opposed to chimpanzee culture, which is male-led, violent and solves problems with a ''might-makes-right'' mind-set.

Frans DeWaal has written several books on the interesting differences in our nearest relatives. He proposes that our problems as a species are related to the contradictory nature of our problem-solving legacy.
 

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Wednesday June 12, 2013, 3:38 pm


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Michela m. (4044)
Wednesday June 12, 2013, 3:44 pm
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Mike M. (56)
Thursday June 13, 2013, 7:06 am
Nothing is completely know and nothing is forever
 

Sue H. (1)
Sunday June 16, 2013, 12:15 pm
Whatever makes them happy and non-violent is a good thing.
 
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