Pandora’s Seed: The Unforeseen Consequences of Civilization Wells, Spencer June 8, 2010

This book is a great example of natural selection of humans, throughout our evolution. The idea for the book was started by a published paper about selection seen by statistical means that is referenced in chapter 1, and can be found in the Public Library of Science ( It touches on many subjects including how our culture evolved from Hunter-Gatherer to the rise of governments, and the rise of hyper-spreading diseases among us.

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