Book Review: ‘The Ape That Understood the Universe: How the Mind and Culture Evolve’ by Steve Stewart-Williams (Part 3)

This is the third and final part of my review of this book. Believe it or not this was supposed to be just one post! The first and second part can be read by following the links. Chapter 6 (continued): More About Memes I ended the second part of this review questioning what determines which … Continue reading Book Review: ‘The Ape That Understood the Universe: How the Mind and Culture Evolve’ by Steve Stewart-Williams (Part 3)

Book Review: ‘The Ape That Understood the Universe: How the Mind and Culture Evolve’ by Steve Stewart-Williams (Part 2)

This is the second part of my review of Steve Stewart-Williams' book The Ape That Understood the Universe. The first part can be read here. Chapter 4: Romance, Relationships and Reproduction The fourth chapter continues the discussion on sex differences but more in the context of relationships. Relationships are important as they facilitate reproduction: "humans … Continue reading Book Review: ‘The Ape That Understood the Universe: How the Mind and Culture Evolve’ by Steve Stewart-Williams (Part 2)

Book Review: ‘The Ape That Understood the Universe: How the Mind and Culture Evolve’ by Steve Stewart-Williams (Part 1)

4/5 stars Overview: A fascinating analysis of how evolution may have shaped the behaviour of humans and animals. I felt that the book was more favourable towards women though. This is one of the few 'first-hand' books I've read about evolution and evolutionary psychology. Most of my knowledge of this subject has been from 'second-hand' … Continue reading Book Review: ‘The Ape That Understood the Universe: How the Mind and Culture Evolve’ by Steve Stewart-Williams (Part 1)

Laura Bates takes on the manosphere

A new book has just been released which claims to take us through the world of the manosphere and men's rights activism. The book has been written by Laura Bates, the founder of Everyday Sexism, a project which, according to her description on Amazon, is "an ever-increasing collection of over 100,000 testimonies of gender inequality, … Continue reading Laura Bates takes on the manosphere