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The Third Chimpanzee: the Evolution and Future of the Human Animal Summary
Jared Diamond

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The Third Chimpanzee: the Evolution and Future of the Human Animal Summary

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This text, written with a personal and accessible scientific tone, first seeks to examine the evolutionary history of Homo sapiens in an effort to explain current behaviors and social structures. The text then tries to extrapolate likely future outcomes based on the investigation of the past. The text is divided into a logical set of topics, created such that subsequent topics build on previous topics. Because of this, the main theses develop somewhat slowly but the time taken in initial investigation pays off in later chapters as a strong framework is provided on which to present complex ideas. Overall, the text is interesting and compelling, and presents an internally consistent and convincing viewpoint. Most of the theory presented agrees with conventionally accepted biological and archaeological thought. Major differences to conventional thought are noted by the author, who usually notes his own bias and explains the rationale behind his...

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