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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.
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
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
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
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”.