Today, we have anthropologist Chris Knight here to talk to us about his book Blood Relations and also more importantly, teach us about the history of what makes us Human.
0:50 - Anthropology is a study of what it means to be human.
1:50 - Human ability to “look into the eyes”
3:00 - Minds vs Brains
4:00 - Are they asking the wrong question?
6:29 - Humans are the babysitting ape!
10:00 - Grandmother Hypothesis and Menopause
11:43 - Anthropology was colonialism in disguise
13:11 - The Human Revolution
14:30 - Language: The Great Leap Forward
16:50 - “Everything that defines us as human is an African invention”
18:00 - The first art is cosmetics
21:20 - Deconstructing Chomsky’s theory of language
28:00 - Communal meat eating
29:00 - The sex strike
38:00 - Synching Menstruation
40:00 - The Moon, the Lion and Love
50:00 - Cooking allowed for bigger brains
52:00 - Blood Taboos
57:00 - The Dark Moon and Songs
1:00:00 - Rainbow Snake
1:11:00 - Comprehension and Power
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