The Third Chimpanzee : The Evolution and Future of the Human Animal
The Third Chimpanzee The Evolution and Future of the Human Animal Author:Jared Diamond Though we share 98 percent of our genes with the chimpanzee, our species evolved into something quite extraordinary. Jared Diamond explores the fascinating question of what in less than 2 percent of our genes has enabled us to found civilizations and religions, develop intricate languages, create art, learn science--and acquire the capacity to d... more »estroy all our achievements overnight. The Third Chimpanzee is a tour de force, an iconoclastic, entertaining, sometimes alarming look at the unique and marvelous creature that is the human animal.« less
Author is professor in Cal. who gives good work-ups of human evolution and progress of our civilization. Smart book, layman oriented, expect to find this one o*in many public libraries, or others of his books. Prof. Diamond often references his scientific ideas to his personal experiences with raising his family/children. *Sorry for spelling, backspace key doent seem to be working.