This fascinating video of captive bonobos making fire, writing symbols, making music, and making stone tools makes it much easier to imagine our early human ancestors.
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Discovery in South Africa pushes back the earliest human control of fire to one million years ago.
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Václav Havel thought that we are too confident in our abilities, willing to sell our birthright for a mess of pottage, and losing our common humanity.
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Jeremy Rifkin asks us to rethink the idea that selfishness motivates human civilization.
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A human being is a part of the whole, called by us Universe, a part limited in time and space. - Einstein
More and more we find ourselves dethroned as the uniquely cultural species.
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An interactive map showing the migration of our human ancestors from our African cradle.
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An atheist feels gratitude for the mystery of human existence.
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Human civilization can best be described as a mixed blessing.
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Confronting the riddle of human existence armed with art, science, philosophy, and myth
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