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Paleofantasy: What Evolution Really Tells Us about Sex, Diet, and How We Live - Marlene Zuk
Paleofantasy: What Evolution Really Tells Us about Sex, Diet, and How We Live
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Marlene Zuk,Hardcover, English-language edition,Pub by Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Marlene Zuk,Hardcover, English-language edition,Pub by Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780393081374 (0393081370)
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Pages no: 328
Edition language: English
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Wyvernfriend Reads
Wyvernfriend Reads rated it
4.0 Paleofantasy: What Evolution Really Tells Us about Sex, Diet, and How We Live
Entertaining rant (with footnotes) about how evolution is a constant, not a static thing and that a lot of the foundation of the so-called Palaeolithic diets and lifestyles are misinformed about how humans and diets work. My ancestors evolved to drink milk, others may vary.There is sometimes more d...
Wanda's Book Reviews
Wanda's Book Reviews rated it
4.0 Do we really believe we are still paleolithic people?
This book is an excellent antidote to all the paleo obsession of recent years. Yes, we may look physically identical to paleolithic humans, but we've come an awfully long way out of the stone age. The author explains very well how humans have continued to evolve, whether we perceive the small dif...
Kaethe
Kaethe rated it
I am the sort of person who wonders:what kind of person argues about how many angels can dance on the head of a pin? It isn't as if any factual evidence can be agreed upon. I don't think there's even widespread agreement that angels are minescule, is there?Anyway, now I know. "People on the internet...
Tolle Lege!.
Tolle Lege!. rated it
5.0 Paleofantasy: What Evolution Really Tells Us about Sex, Diet, and How We Live
The author uses the clever narrative device of using modern day caveman wannabes incorrect beliefs and tells a story that teaches the reader about prehistory, evolution, psychology, diet, genetics and etc.She'll state an incorrect caveman wannabe belief. Show why it's absurd. State that "the truth i...
The Silent Whispers
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3.0 Reviewing Paleofantasy: What Evolution Really Tells Us about Sex, Diet, and How We Live
Ah so here goes my first review! Ekkkk! Synopsis: "We evolved to eat berries rather than bagels, to live in caves rather than cities,for men to go off and hunt rather than take care of the kids;or did we? As Marlene Zuk reveals, theories about how our ancestors lived and why we should emulate them...
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