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The Dragons of Eden: Speculations on the Evolution of Human Intelligence - Community Reviews back

by Carl Sagan
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Traveller
Traveller rated it 9 years ago
Interesting read, as long as one takes into account that it's quite old and outdated by now, so it's not exactly cutting edge. (I read it pretty long ago myself).Still, Sagan has a such a pleasant, conversational style, that even reading it for the speculations alone, makes reading the book a not un...
paigeawesome
paigeawesome rated it 9 years ago
"Dated" blah blah blah, that's no reason to not recognize this book for the piece of wonderful that it is. I love you Carl Sagan
"Check Six"
"Check Six" rated it 12 years ago
Interesting questions on the origin and development of human intelligence. Still worth a read despite lots of progress since he wrote this. Gives a good description of left/right brain competencies. Has piqued my interest in evolutionary development. The guy was taken from us too early but sure ma...
XOX
XOX rated it 50 years ago
I like it. For someone who like to read about evolution, and possible alien life forms. It is a thin book with lot of interesting information, stuff you want to highlight and remember for later.The ending is also very good. Quotating from Jacob Bronowski, "We are a scientific civilization. That mean...
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