Pulitzer-Winner Jared Diamond (Guns, Germs, and Steel) Discusses Evolution
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The last date listed for Dr. Jared Diamond was Wednesday April 9, 2014 / 7:00pm.
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Event was advertised as a talk regarding the evolutionary history of humans and the unique traits and behaviors that distinguish us from other animals, and why our innate tendencies toward invention and violence have led us to a crucial tipping point. I was greatly disappointed since there was very little, if any, on the latter part, and only a superficial dusting on the former.
Jared Diamond, Professor of Geography, UCLA; Author_, Guns, Germs, and Steel and The Third Chimpanzee for Young People_ Pulitzer Prize-winning author Diamond examines the evolutionary history of humans and the unique traits and behaviors that distinguish us from other animals. Diamond also explains why our innate tendencies toward invention and violence have led us to a crucial tipping point. Hear what Diamond has to say about the future of our species. – See more at: http://www.commonwealthclub.org/events/2014-04-09/dr-jared-diamond#sthash.py4dz5cK.dpuf