Ignoble Savages

Posted on by David Gelber

Marlene Zuk’s elegant book addresses the sort of American man who believes that everything was simpler and better in the Palaeolithic, and that the real mistake humanity made was to emerge from its caves and start farming. The wilder reaches of the internet have provided her with an inexhaustible supply of people who have taken […]

Why Do We Fight?

Posted on by David Gelber

Since the publication of the map of the human genome by the Human Genome Project (HGP), genes have, at least so far, been shown to play astonishingly little role in explaining why one sibling’s psychology is different from another’s. This is an incontestable fact. No molecular geneticists can dispute it since the vast majority of […]

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