Human Nature

Biologically, a human is a social animal and primate. Advanced tool use, executive brain functionality, and social structures aid our flourishing. As primates we share common ancestry with chimpanzees and bonobos; our closest related primate cousins (with whom we share 98% of our genetic makeup). At some point between 13 and 4 million years ago the human path of evolution split from early hominid primates. Until the agricultural revolution during the Neolithic era, proto-humans maintained a hunter gathering way of being. In evolutionary terms, 10,000 years is a flash of the eye, even for a transformation resulting from evolutionary…



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Brooks Park

Mystical Hedonist; Drug Geek; Psychonaut. Prone to irreverent social commentary.