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Culture, Society, History

A Brief History Of Culture

Things that make us human

Primate sociality is one of our best sources of insight into the ‘big history’ of human society. Picture credit: Tony Wu.

How did humans end up this way? The question has been rattling around our hominin skulls since time immemorial. How did the raw materials of this laptop come together to produce something so complex — unimaginable, in the literal sense of the word, just a few decades ago? Why can I make seemingly-arbitrary…

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Rory Cockshaw

Rory Cockshaw

I write about science, philosophy, and society. Occasionally whatever else takes my fancy. Student @ University of Cambridge, Yale Bioethics alum.