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Thanks Chandler.  I will look forward to reading Richard Lee's article This
is obviously a very important question.

On Mon, Jul 20, 2015 at 9:24 AM, Chandler Davis <[log in to unmask]>
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> It's a good article, Kamran.  A much fuller study and analysis by Richard
> Lee is forthcoming, I understand; I'll send a link to the list when it is
> ready. Richard looks at the evidence for & against two these: that foraging
> societies are especially violence-prone, and that pre-agricultural humanity
> had more aggression than today's. Evidently, contemporary evidence is more
> direct than archeological; but as contemporary foraging societies are very
> few and not free of influence from neighbors, the evidence from them is
> tricky in a different way: there is a trade-off.  Richard earns our
> gratitude for conscientious examination of the mountains of evidence---
> more than I imagined existed.
>
> Chandler
>
>
> On 19/07/2015 10:59 PM, Kamran Nayeri wrote:
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>> http://forhumanliberation.blogspot.com/2015/07/1938-new-study-of-foragers-undermines.html
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