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Evolved: Chronicles of a Pleistocene Mind By Maximilian Werner John Alcock,

  • Title: Evolved: Chronicles of a Pleistocene Mind
  • Author: Maximilian Werner John Alcock
  • ISBN: 9781937226176
  • Page: 400
  • Format: Paperback
  • How did you choose your home What side of the bed do you sleep on Could you be like a spider In this memoir infused exploration of evolutionary theory, Maximilian Werner shows how our Pleistocene instincts inform our everyday decisions and behaviors in a fresh and friendly modern day Walden Werner s prose is compelling, his natural history is thoroughly engaging, and hHow did you choose your home What side of the bed do you sleep on Could you be like a spider In this memoir infused exploration of evolutionary theory, Maximilian Werner shows how our Pleistocene instincts inform our everyday decisions and behaviors in a fresh and friendly modern day Walden Werner s prose is compelling, his natural history is thoroughly engaging, and his line of curious inquiry is an admirable attempt to better understand humanity and its changing relationship with the external world Publishers Weekly This book provides an entry in to the great epic of evolution in a way that makes it both accessible and inspiring This is no small accomplishment and we are all indebted to Maximilian Werner Mary Evelyn Tucker, co author, Journey of the Universe Join this sensitive and perceptive naturalist as he explores his yard and nearby caves and mountains, carefully observing the activities of myriad life forms, and then reflecting insightfully on the evolutionary story we share with them Learn from him how to feel completely at home in the world Loyal Rue, author of Religion is Not about God How Spiritual Traditions Nurture Our Biological Nature and What to Expect When They Fail Werner s book, thought provoking and emotionally satisfying, takes us on a journey, a journey that ultimately urges each one of us to get up, go outside and hunt around the edges of our homes for the mysteries that await Sylvia Torti, author of The Scorpion s Tail
    Evolved Chronicles of a Pleistocene Mind How did you choose your home What side of the bed do you sleep on Could you be like a spider In this memoir infused exploration of evolutionary theory Maximilian Werner shows how our Pleistocene inst

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    1. The genre of memoir is admittedly one with which I have spent little time however, it s difficult to imagine another genre in which authors can put themselves so directly on the line, especially in terms of relating candidly to the unpleasantries of life At the outset, Werner approaches his narrative from the perspective that there is a sort of primal subconcious influence on our decisions, which he terms the Pleistocene mind, and it is in this context that the memoir takes shape As human animal [...]

    2. In short, I will never look at my backyard quite the same way.As a matter of fact, the same goes for inside the house, where we now have a pet kitchen spider.This book should be shared with young children, as they may also grow to appreciate the world going on around them.

    3. I liked it but it was very sappy Maybe people need that with books about evolution The Arachnophile was my favorite part

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