Tag Archives: Wrangham

Patriarchy, Demonic Males, and Possibly Not-So-Highly Professional Bile (3/30)

In Catching Fire, Wrangham postulates that cooking lead to the evolution of humankind. He proposes that cooking is the definitive trait of humanity, if not in so many words.

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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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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 brief ramblings of the slightly sleep deprived on food and evolutionary biology and names and other things of that sort…. (3/16)

Humans are called the “bipedal ape” and the “thinker” and the “toolmaker”.

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