Demonic Males: Apes and the Origins of Human Violence

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This is a penetrating analysis of the roots of human savagery, dealing with the fundamental questions of why the majority of violence is perpetrated by men, whether this is a matter of nature and whether anything can be done about it.

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Interesting and convincing proposal regarding why men are violent. I had not really thought about this before. I suppose I thought that men's violent inclinations and drive to dominate and succeeed ... Read full review

DEMONIC MALES: Apes and the Origins of Human Violence

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Forget Rousseau. Forget Konrad Lorenz. Wrangham and Peterson say that after 40 years of gorilla and chimpanzee watching, it is hard not to conclude that human males are but evolutionary heirs of male ... Read full review

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