Me and then they ll say really off the wall before moving on There sn t a whole lot of actual scientific The Driver informationn this book It s almost totally anecdotal De glazen troon (De glazen troon, information It s mostly a authors state what they believe b give proofn random and generally known stories c throw Silent Witnesses in some really wilddea that The Hawthorn Crown (The Changeling, is not supported by the above and never discussed again afterward before they d give you such an extreme andnsane example of this crazy theory that t makes your head spinOff the this crazy theory that t makes your head spinOff the of my head n a section about male violence they tell the tale of two friends at the bar A police officer comes Up To The Lady And to the lady and her The trio run nto each other later on and finally the cop pisses the woman s friend off The man beats the cop The Valkyrie Song (Jan Fabel, into unconsciousness and then flips him onto his back straddles his chest and sucks the cops eye ball out He popped the eye with his teethThiss a billed by the authors as a typical example of male aggression I couldn t help but think really Well there are now men than women alive today and yet I almost never see a person that doesn t have a eye A long and thoughtful book with the takeaway that giving women control over their reproductive choices will solve world problems than pretty much anything else Yes that simpleOther things I learned War terrorism and chimpanzee attacks are all basically the same thing and are called team aggression against an outgroup Believing your own BS Inishowen is an evolved traitn males the benefit being that The Other Side of the Coyne it makes you a convincing leader and thusncreased success Zombacter in your team aggression against outgroups We probably have to fear from a nuclear armed Pakistan than a nuclear armed Iran Unfettered access to birth control reduces birth rates straight from the department of obvious facts. Er conditions that favored gang behavior rape and organized aggression Drawing on these newnsights they propose a rational plan for making warfare less freuent and less brutal La muñeca asesina in the futureAnyonenterested Risking It All in understanding human nature warfare and terrorism at their most fundamental levels will find Sex and War to be anlluminating work and one that might change the way they see the world.
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he thesis of this book co authored by Malcolm Potts and Thomas Hayden s summarized thus Page 2 This book s about war It s about terror and cruelty and the biological origins and long brutal vicious and destructive history of organized aggression Perhaps most The Monuments Men by Robert Edsel - A 30-minute Chapter-by-Chapter Summary
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is not just about the depths to which human beings can sink but also how we came to be this way and what we can do aboutt In short the book addresses the human nature of violence why t came about and what tools might be available to us to "reduce the carnage coming from our evolutionary background Up front I will simply "
the carnage coming from our evolutionary background Up front I will simply that there s not much Perfect
in this book thats new Arguments such as this have been around for some time What s positive about this book s that Avengers
its well written and accessible to wider audiences than some of the academic works As one example of d j vu Potts and Hayden argue that having women n positions of power would likely reduce state created warfare and violence The argument follows from the arguments presented but Glendon Schubert made a similar argument a decade and a half ago I did not see Schubert s work mentioned although I could have missed the relevant footnote there are over 500 after all The book provides a perspective based on reproductive success being the key to evolutionary change and the understanding of what behaviors any species deploys Among humans team aggression groups of change and the understanding of what behaviors any species deploys Among humans team aggression groups of working together and reproductive success are linked to make ntergroup violence a default option for humans The book notes the analogy with American Prince
intergroup violence among Pan troglodytes the chimpanzee humankind s closest relativesn nature further I read this for an essay on new books about violence This one left me underwhelmed The authors argue tha. As news of war and terror dominates the headlines scientist Malcolm Potts and veteran journalist Thomas Hayden take a step back to explain The Devouring (The Devouring,
it all In the spirit of Guns Germs and Steel Sex and War asks the basic uestions Whys war so fundamental to our species And what can we do about tMalcolm Potts explores these uestions from the frontlines as a witness to war torn countries around the wor. T
violence s the result of male efforts to reproduce women of course are empathic and peaceable Unfortunately Potts and co author Hayden seem not to have read some mportant books about VIOLENCE EG DAVE GROSSMAN S ON
eg Dave Grossman s On or fully digested certain lines of research nto male violence as a result they make some sweeping and debatable generalizations about the roots and persistence of violence For example at one point they looking at rising firing rates through fifty years of US warfare and suggest that this Il tesoro di Gengis Khan (Le avventure di Dirk Pitt,
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into account the evolution of the American military s training techniues Plus were the Vietnamese actually other to black white and Latino US soldiers than Japanese They also seem to have missed the main thrust of research by Robert Sapolsky and Sarah Blaffer Hrdy and they totallygnore research that might contradict their case such as work by Douglas Fry Joan Roughgarden or Frans de Waal All The Complete Idiots Guide to Fondues and Hot Dips
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it three stars I couldn t givet because the research was just terrible giving The Lady and the Peacock
it three stars I couldn t givet because the research was just terrible s so utterly terrible that Another Mothers Love
it makes the read of this book so fun I kept thinking what batshit crazy thing are they going to throw out nextThe authors never really explain the stances they take They ll start a topic of discussion and throw out really random and useless bit ofnformation that everyone probably knows already such as men are violent than women Really Didn t know that That s for THE AGE OF ARTHUR: WARFARE IN THE BRITISH DARK AGES, 400 AD - 800 AD: WARHAMMER HISTORICAL.
informing. Ld As a scientist and obstetrician Potts has worked with governments and aid organizations globally andn the trenches with women who have been raped and brutalized Three by Atiq Rahimi
in the course of war Combining their own experience with scientific findingsn primatology genetics and anthropology Potts and Hayden explain war’s pivotal position The Witchs Kind
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