How ‘human nature’ evolved its unique form
We all know what human nature is, it’s the +Us to discover – define humanity as a species. But have you ever wondered how and why it developed its unique characteristics. Dip into Them
Where humans’ love of music, dance, art and jewellery comes from
THE BIOLOGICAL IMPERATIVE TO BE CLEAN
Throughout the vast span of recorded history, humans (and particularly women), have habitually bathed and used perfumes to remove and conceal both scents. Them+Us explains the evolutionary origins of scent concealment.
Why women everywhere use perfumes and washing to conceal and mask their body odor
Why dogs really are ‘man’s best friend,’ and the role they played in saving humanity from extinction
Why we’re scared of the dark and often have trouble sleeping
Why patriotism, militarism and internecine conflict are ubiquitous features of all human societies.
Learn the root causes of war, terrorism, genocide and ethnic cleansing – in short why humans are the most violent and aggressive animal species on earth
the really big questions: why have humans made such a mess of things? And is there any hope for us?
These are just some of the mysteries and quandaries Vendramini resolves in his historic book