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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP01 Nov 2017 9:18 p.m. PST

…after all, Study Finds.

"Some historians, anthropologists and other academics (most notably, perhaps, the cognitive psychologist Steven Pinker in his book "The Better Angels of our Nature: Why Violence has Declined") have argued that our penchant for violence and war has been on the decline, and while progress may look slow and non-linear, it's still there.


A new study conducted by Dean Falk, a Distinguished Research Professor of Anthropology at the Florida State University, and her colleague Charles Hildebolt from Washington University Medical School in St. Louis, challenges that notion with new evidence…."
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Personal logo Cacique Caribe Supporting Member of TMP01 Nov 2017 9:28 p.m. PST

So let's give it back to the "gentle" apes.

As the Lawgiver stated, and as was recorded in the XXIX scroll:

"Beware the beast Man, for he is the Devil's pawn. Alone among God's primates, he kills for sport or lust or greed. Yea, he will murder his brother to possess his brother's land. Let him not breed in great numbers, for he will make a desert of his home and yours. Shun him; drive him back into his jungle lair, for he is the harbinger of death."

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Personal logo Wolfshanza Supporting Member of TMP01 Nov 2017 10:05 p.m. PST

As far as apes go, chimps aren't very gentle or nice :P

Personal logo Cacique Caribe Supporting Member of TMP01 Nov 2017 10:08 p.m. PST

Lol. So true!

Dan

Legion 402 Nov 2017 7:23 a.m. PST

Stop monkeying around ! evil grin

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP02 Nov 2017 9:49 a.m. PST

(smile)

Amicalement
Armand

Zephyr102 Nov 2017 1:34 p.m. PST

DiD somebody mention …Monkees? laugh

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Legion 402 Nov 2017 2:32 p.m. PST

I loved the Monkees ! But I was very young … I did have a model of their car too ! evil grin

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