The Allure Of Simplicity

Image credit: New Statesman

We humans haven’t been on this planet for very long: perhaps four hundred thousand years as a distinct species. Which is the merest blink of an eye in geological terms. Our forebears were, like us, group primates surviving on the margins and eking out a living much as present-day baboons and chimps still do.

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Allan Milne Lees

Allan Milne Lees

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