Namespaces Article Talk. I recommend it for those interested in sociology, anthropology and willing to learn the most current trends affecting our views on who we are as humans. Ridley looks first at current thinking on why sexual reproduction exists at all, when many organisms manage quite well without it.
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Jun 19, Sandra rated it it was amazing. Highly recommend. The growth of our brains. Get free delivery with Amazon Prime.
An honest look at the roles of the sexes. Speculating about contributions of the genes, nature, nurture, culture is fun, as much as getting a new perspective on what has always seemed "obvious". This Red Queen concept, and I'm sure wikipedia will do a much better job of explaining it than me, holds sway in many of evolution's questions and beyond.
The cup over-generalization is not corrected by the parents, but the doggy one is. Throughout the final chapters of the book, he delves into human nature, having gained much credibility from the writing that preceded them.