Monday, December 17, 2012

Smarter Than Humans: The Gentle Genius of Bonobos = "make love, not war"

And in a broad brush stroke = what time was that we were more civil? ...Before our ancestors turned a tree branch into a club to kill someone or seriously wound them? The Bonobo are more civil than we are.
In fact, the Japanese scientists who have spent the most time working with wild bonobos describe the species as extraordinarily peaceful, and De Waal has documented how bonobos may often resolve conflicts with sexual contact (hence the "make love, not war" characterization for the species).
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