This makes the book a pleasure to read, which triumphantly defends its position as one among the best titles in popular science books even at the lapse of half a century after its first publication. Two major issues here: Mr. However hard we try to 'twist' and 'distort' our true nature, we will keep returning to the animal truth. I always try to put across an idea that I feel is important, in the most easily readable form I can manage. The girls in junior high had already started, some of them, to date high school guys and some of those guys were six feet tall and proudly stubbled. So maybe there is some truth in the author's statement, however controversial it may be. هذا الجزء هو الاهم في مسيرة الانسان التطورية كون هذا التطور هو الكفيل باستمرارية وجود القرد العاري وهو الانسان على هذا الكوكب.
Just ideas and theories that seem almost comically colored by the author's People are animals. . I also think that there is something revealing and useful about just observing humans as an animal - a naked ape, as Morris has it. They replay the scene with Mildred, mocking Yank for being a 'filthy beast. He tells the gorilla that he's a hairy ape too, and unlocks the cage to shake the gorilla's hand. It's like nature is a transcendent being that magically grants what each animal wants.
It's still got some interesting parts, I guess, but I could only make it about halfway through before I got too bored. His book was popular and available in the Park Ridge public library where I read it. ان لم يتمكن الانسان في تحسين نوعيته فأن هذا النمو الهائل والخطير في العدد سيؤدي الى انهيار خطير بهذا النوع من معلومات مثيرة ومهمة عن الانسان والقردة والسعادين وبقية الحيوانات الاخرى. If The Naked Ape was a person I would marry it in a heartbeat under whatever terms it wished, and I would be more than happy to give my body over to producing as many of its children as I could because a book like this deserves to bear children more than most of us do. حسنا لن أجادل في ذلك فهي وجهة نظر لها أنصار في ميادين العلم ظاهرين على غيرهم و لا يضرهم من خذلهم حتى يأتي أمر الله.
Yank is infuriated at Mildred for claiming that he resembles a hairy ape. We're particularly versatile, yes, but because we evolved that way, not because of some spe I think the concept of this approach to humans as an animal like any other is a brilliant one. An invalid on account of the rare motor neuron disease with which he was afflicted, the eminent scientist communicated through artificial means but carried out advanced research programs through sheer intellect and a good measure of steely will. Anyway, while the approach is interesting, and Desmond Morris' writing is engaging, this is definitely out of date. Actor became famous for his interpretation of Yank. It seems men automatically find the same photo of a woman, but with larger pupils, more attractive. This simply is not true.
The gorilla mauls him and throws Yank into the cage, escaping while Yank dies. God, I'd never grow up! They're not, though, because while The Naked Ape concentrated on origins and rituals for the species as a whole, the new titles are much more body specific. My field of expertise is language, I know for a fact that no one is close to explaining how language began and how we developed the necessary organs in the first place. Why do women wear lipstick? Morris is an essentialist, for whom biology is destiny. ان لم يتمكن الانسان في تحسين نوعيته فأن هذا النمو الهائل والخطير في العدد سيؤدي الى انهيار خطير بهذا النوع من الانواع العليا من الحيوانات. Yank mocks a fellow fireman when the fireman stands up to make a speech about how they are in a hell created by the upper class. Yank and Long argue over how best to attack the upper class while admiring how clean the city is.
Each chapter takes a different part of the body - ears, eyes, neck, shoulders, right down to legs and then feet - and looks in detail at how these parts have evolved in the human male, and the cultural, biological and sociological reasons behind little oddities such as moustache clubs and the ubiquitous question of why men have nipples. Sono sicura che 50 anni fa questo libro abbia avuto il suo impatto sociale e sconvolto qualcuno tra i più moralisti, ma oggi, a mio parere, certe osservazioni non sanno più di niente. Industrialization has driven the common worker beneath the notice of the upper class and rendered them nameless and faceless, which feeds Yank's desire and demand to belong and be recognized. الكاتب عالم بالحيوان لا يمكن إنكار ذلك و يحاول أن يطبق معرفته العلمية على أرقى حيوان على ظهر هذا الكوكب و هو الإنسان أو كما يسميه القرد العاري. شد العمة شد تحت العمة قرد أو كما قال الفاجومى في مسرحية الملك هو الملك السلطان حشو القفطان إذا ليس هناك أي إنسان و إن هو إلا قرد عار استطاع السيطرة على كل القرود و الحيوانات الأخرى و هو الأن بصدد السيطرة على الكون بأكمله.
Semi-final update: I'm going to admit that there are details in the chapter about sex, that if true, I did not know. Recently I saw a tweet asking if any bloggers wanted to try out. Well, that is not quite true. Nine years later and I was obsessed with girls, obsessed. Yank goes and meets his symbolic equal in that to the upper class, they are nothing but beasts to exploit.
He feels ignored, as demonstrated by his attempts to make the wealthy notice him, and marginalized by his poverty. There are probably some aspects of this book which have been called into question by subsequent research findings, but in general the materials on the human evolutionary biology and psychology I've read in the meantime seem to support Morris's positions. Non c'è una nozione che già non sapessi, non c'è una riflessione che non sappia di già superato o fastidiosamente sessista. Osservare l'uomo da un punto di vista zoologico è interessante, ma qui viene fatto grossolanamente e con un Mollo la lettura più o meno a metà, quindi il mio commento vale per ciò che ho letto. With its penetrating insights on mans beginnings, sex life, habits and our astonishing bonds to the animal kingdom, The Naked Ape is a landmark, at once provocative, compelling and timeless.