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[Read] ➭ Pandora's seed By Spencer Wells – Gamegeek-denter.de Using the latest genetic and anthropological data Spencer Wells demonstrates that although humankind's decision to control our own food supply is what propelled us into the modern world it had many doUsing the latest genetic and anthropological data Spencer Wells demonstrates that a.

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Kindle gamegeek denter.de å Pandora's seed ePUB À Spencer Wells is a geneticist anthropologist author entrepreneur adjunct professor at the University of Texas at Austin and an Explorer in Residence at the National Geographic Society

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  1. Will Byrnes Will Byrnes says:

    Kindle gamegeek denter.de å Pandora's seed ePUB À pandora's download, seed ebok, Pandora's seed KindleIn a 2006 interview with Conservation Biology geneticist National Geographic Explorer in Residence and head of NatGeo’s Genographic Project Spencer Wells said that in various ways people todayare mismatched with the culture we’ve created in the last 10000 years And where are we going in the future? When asked what he meant by “mismatched” Wells repliedI mean things like the obesity epidemic increasing diabetes children on Ritalin


  2. Terence Terence says:

    Kindle gamegeek denter.de å Pandora's seed ePUB À pandora's download, seed ebok, Pandora's seed KindleSpencer Wells argues in Pandora’s Seed that there are two critical events in humanity’s relatively recent past that have pushed us onto the path leading to modern civilization Two cusps that have led to the marvels we enjoy today as well as the horrors which explains the book’s subtitle “The Unforeseen Cost of Civilization” The first took place 70 80000 years ago when Mount Toba in Sumatra erupted throwing millions of tons of ash into the atmosphere that caused a catastrophic climate shift Archaic humans who had been around for c 100000 years at the time and had expanded as far as the Middle East were reduced to less than 10000 individuals in Africa This population bottleneck exerted enormous selective pressure that resulted in modern humans men and women like ourselves both physically and mentally The ualities selected for in those fraught generations after Toba were so


  3. Nikki Nikki says:

    Kindle gamegeek denter.de å Pandora's seed ePUB À pandora's download, seed ebok, Pandora's seed KindleThis is definitely one of those books where you're reading and you have to stop yourself and ask WTF the main premise was again He is seriously all over the place And the writing? Irritating His choi


  4. Ben Ben says:

    Kindle gamegeek denter.de å Pandora's seed ePUB À pandora's download, seed ebok, Pandora's seed KindleThis is one of the most disappointing books I've ever read The version I read has the subtitle Why the Hunter Gatherer Holds the Key to Our Survival though it seems that only lesson Wells has taken from H G cultures is that adaptation is good and necessary But this lesson could be learned from pretty much any culture and even from other non human creatu


  5. Carlos Carlos says:

    Kindle gamegeek denter.de å Pandora's seed ePUB À pandora's download, seed ebok, Pandora's seed KindleI really enjoyed this book Especially the center chapters where he was discussing the social issues that came from the development civilization In the chapter Demented his brief treatment of mental illness was one of the most compelling from a


  6. Richard Reese Richard Reese says:

    Kindle gamegeek denter.de å Pandora's seed ePUB À pandora's download, seed ebok, Pandora's seed KindleSpencer Wells is a geneticist who gathers DNA samples from around the world and uses them to analyze evolutionary history Mutations occur from time to time and they provide landmarks in our genetic history Following a mutation the new characteristic is passed along to future generations A region where the new characteristic is found in unusual density is marked as its place of origin Wells can also distinguish old mutations from recent ones based on how common they are So each mutation is marked with a time stamp and a place stamp Using these markers and your DNA Wells can go to a world map and plot the meandering journey of your ancestors’ migration out of Africa Genetic historians perceive the journey of humankind in a uniue manner Based on gene markers the


  7. Elaine Elaine says:

    Kindle gamegeek denter.de å Pandora's seed ePUB À pandora's download, seed ebok, Pandora's seed KindleAs the title portends Wells chronicles the troubles a Pandora unleashed on humankind when first she planted some of the grains she had gathered for food This occurred long before humans gave up their ostensibly wonderful hunting and gathering societies to live permanently on their farms So for thousands of years Homo sapiens grew small plots of grain and pounded into flour depite their seasonal movements During those years apparently nobody owned the land they grew wheat on It was only 7000 years ago that much of the population of Homo sapiens gave up hunting and gathering for full time farming in communities Although Welles doesn't note it animals had to be domesticated before agrarian settlements could be established Humans alone can't handle


  8. xDEAD ENDx xDEAD ENDx says:

    Kindle gamegeek denter.de å Pandora's seed ePUB À pandora's download, seed ebok, Pandora's seed KindleAbsolutely nothing new in here It's chapter after chapter of today's headlining topics health crises global warming cultural malaise etc This time brought to you by your friendl


  9. Donna Donna says:

    Kindle gamegeek denter.de å Pandora's seed ePUB À pandora's download, seed ebok, Pandora's seed KindleThis book was not what I thought it was but I enjoyed listening to his theories It was definitely thought provoking With books like this I always feel cautious about the regurgitation of facts Everyone seems to assimilate it differently and then they produce their own opinions Whether I agreed with his bullet points or not it was interesting to hear his spin on where we've been where we are and where we might be going as a civilization


  10. Joseph Joseph says:

    Kindle gamegeek denter.de å Pandora's seed ePUB À pandora's download, seed ebok, Pandora's seed KindleThe author expounds some interesting ideas about how even the earliest transition of humans homo sapiens from a hunter gatherer culture to a fixed farming culture has put us at odds with our evolutionary genetics; a disconnect that has grown substantially since the industrial revolution He presents a very compelling argument for this during first two thirds of the book when discussing how humans are not genetically engineered for the high carbohydrate diet and relatively sedentary life style the the transition to agricultural communitie


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