The Scars of Evolution Morgan, Elaine Souvenir Press Ltd (September 5, 2000)

While the war goes on around us between the lunatics who want to believe nonsense and the rational people whose brilliant lives are being sacrificed to the various battles it demands, this book is about the debate we would be having were people not so capable of gullibility on such a grand scale.

If evolution is so, and surely no-one but an idiot would argue otherwise, what evolutionary pressures have led to us being big-brained, walking upright, near naked except for the abundant mop of hair on our heads, using language, and a whole host of other features that make us the people we are?

Look into the subject and it just gets more and more interesting for a host of reasons I’m not best qualified to write about.  If you are curious about who we are and where we came from, this book is an absolute delight, and a nice distraction from the necessity of arguing with idiots…

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