Monthly Archives: March 2011

The Problem With Catching Fire – March 31st

Though I didn’t much like the style in which Mr. Richard Wrangham wrote Catching Fire, I’ll readily admit that he has presented us with several pieces of very interesting and rather compelling evidence to the effect that cooked food influenced … Continue reading

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Stop Reading, Start Doing Pushups. (3/30)

In the book Catching Fire: How Cooking Made Us Human, Richard Wrangham puts forth the idea that cooking played a major part in the evolution into humans, an idea that I wholeheartedly support, if with skepticism. Yes, I understand what … Continue reading

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How Cooking Made Us Human… (3/30)

We have (finally) finished reading Richard Wrangham’s Catching Fire: How Cooking Made Us Human. Closer to the beginning of the semester when I learned that we were to read this book, I was quite pleased. It seemed an interesting topic … Continue reading

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Weekly Response on Wrangham (3/30)

As you all know, the class has been reading “Catching Fire” by Richard Wrangham, and we have recently finished it.  The book was about the effects of cooking on human evolution.  One of the main flaws of this book was … Continue reading

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Never trust a skinny cook..(3/31)

Title: Quote, Iain Hewitson Though I do not believe with a lot of points brought up in Wrangham’s book, there was one point that he made that was pretty difficult to argue with. Cooked food gives us more energy, and … Continue reading

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Response to Wrangham (3/30)

Over the past month we have been reading a book written by Richard Wrangham about how the introduction of cooking our food made us into the humans we know recognize today. I personally do not agree with the theory of … Continue reading

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The People Under The Stairs (3/29)

It would seem that I slept through Monday in such a way that I completely forgot about posting a link. That just got me thinking about hibernation, and actually bears. Bears do not hibernate. It sounds ridiculous, I know. I … Continue reading

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