Baboon Metaphysics: The Evolution of a Social Mind

Baboon MetaphysicsDorothy Cheney and Robert Seyfarth, authors of "How Monkeys see the World" and co-authors of "Primate Social Systems" have published yet another thought provoking book on their studies of baboon. In 1838 Charles Darwin jotted in a notebook, "He who understands baboon would do more towards metaphysics than Locke." Baboon Metaphysics is Dorothy L.... Continue Reading →

On God, Gorillas, and the Evolution of Religion

Alright, before I take you down this slippery slope of intellecuality, I wanna tell you that as I began reading this Salon.com article, "God and gorillas" I was thinking to myself, "What a load of crap! This is outrageous!" But as I read some more, specifically on the second page of the piece, that all... Continue Reading →

Monkey Portraits

I've heard of Jill Greenberg's new book titled, Monkey Portraits but I haven't had a chance to look through it. A post from One Digital Life, reminded me of it. Greenberg's fame stems off of taking celebrity portraits, and a few years ago one of her photography sessions included taking pictures of a monkey. Greenberg... Continue Reading →

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