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"'The Ancestor's Tale' made things a lot clearer for me."

Absolutely. Dawkins' book is great! I especially like the concept of the modern-day human moving backwards in time to meet his "cousins" (first the Chimpanzee and Bonobo, then the Gorilla, and so on).

I also liked Dawkons' use of the term "concestors" to mean "common ancestors".

I think The Ancestor's Tale, and Sykes' The Seven Daughters of Eve are wonderful introductions to paleoanthropology, as is anything by Jared Diamond, (although I disagree with some of his conclusions).

It's good to see someone else who likes that book!!



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The missing link is still missing 159 Citizen Attorney 29-Nov-06 13:29
I don't believe thre's a missing link per se. 352 Duncan Kunz 29-Nov-06 16:49
Re: I don't believe thre's a missing link per se. 185 Susan Doris 29-Nov-06 20:00
Reed Richards as the Missing Link? 91 Me 30-Nov-06 00:59
Brother Dawkins 95 Duncan Kunz 30-Nov-06 16:52
Re: Brother Dawkins 102 Susan Doris 30-Nov-06 19:20
Well-said, Duncan. 92 AndyBlackard 30-Nov-06 22:12
Re: Well-said, Duncan. 120 Duncan Kunz 01-Dec-06 16:04
Re: Well-said, Duncan. 87 AndyBlackard 01-Dec-06 16:13
Re: Well-said, Duncan. 110 Citizen Attorney 02-Dec-06 03:39
Re: Well-said, Duncan. 90 Me 02-Dec-06 23:34
Re: Well-said, Duncan. 107 AndyBlackard 03-Dec-06 02:52
Re: Well-said, Duncan. 130 Susan Doris 03-Dec-06 08:19
Re: Well-said, Duncan. 94 Citizen Attorney 03-Dec-06 03:44
Re: Well-said, Duncan. 89 AndyBlackard 03-Dec-06 04:49
Brain Size and diet? 83 W_C_Sally 03-Dec-06 08:33
Re: Brain Size and diet? 85 AndyBlackard 03-Dec-06 12:37
Re: Brain Size and diet? 82 Me 03-Dec-06 23:52
Best ratio is 50 - 50, usually not the norm, but in olden days, ?? 110 W_C_Sally 13-Dec-06 06:34
Re: The missing link is still missing 58 Raja 29-Nov-06 17:55
Re: The missing link is still missing 101 Raja 29-Nov-06 18:45
Re: The missing link is still missing 84 Duncan Kunz 30-Nov-06 17:08
Re: The missing link is still missing 66 Raja 30-Nov-06 21:11
Re: The missing link is still missing, oh no, there he is! 111 Me 01-Dec-06 00:09
Re: The missing link is still missing, oh no, there he is! 87 Raja 02-Dec-06 09:26


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