Re: Fwd: Going ape

From: Jeremy Bradley (jeremyb@nor.com.au)
Date: Tue 19 Nov 2002 - 23:48:11 GMT

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    At 05:56 PM 19/11/02 -0500, you wrote:
    >Going ape
    Snip...............
    >In fairness, after 250 pages of testosterone-drenched strife, the book
    does end by reminding us that
    >human beings are also closely related to bonobos petite, chimp-like
    >creatures who live in peaceful, matriarchal societies, and who would
    >much rather engage in lengthy and elaborate sexual encounters with each
    >other than fight.

    Great stuff Wade. The whole article is fascinating but the best bit is you have revealed my true ancestors, the peaceful lovers - ahhhh that's nice. Here's to more long and elaborate sexual encounters and less war ;~> Any other old hippies out there? Jeremy

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