Fri, 07/09/2010 - 22:00
10 JULY 2010
A NYT ARTICLE OF INTEREST:
Why Bonobos Don’t Kill Each Other
James W. Prescott, Ph.D.
Institute of Humanistic Science
In an Interview with Brian Hare, an assistant professor at the Duke Institute for Brain Sciences at Duke University, and Vanessa Woods, a research scientist in the Department of Evolutionary Anthropology at Duke by Claudia Dreifus, New York Times. July 2, 2010, the following exchange illustrates the disconnect between violence and killing with sexuality and their roots in the maternal-infant/child relationship. Brian Hare missed the central lesson of the Bonobo when he responded to Vanessa Woods’s commentary on Bonobo sexuality: