New PDF release: Beyond War: The Human Potential for Peace

By Douglas P. Fry

A profoundly heartening view of human nature, Beyond War bargains a hopeful analysis for a destiny with out conflict. Douglas P. Fry convincingly argues that our historic ancestors weren't innately warlike--and neither are we. He issues out that, for maybe ninety-nine percentage of our background, for good over 1000000 years, people lived in nomadic hunter-and-gatherer teams, egalitarian bands the place conflict used to be a rarity. Drawing on archaeology and engaging fresh fieldwork on hunter-gatherer bands from world wide, Fry debunks the concept that battle is historical and inevitable. for example, between Aboriginal Australians, battle used to be an severe anomaly. Fry additionally issues out that even this present day, while battle turns out ever current, nearly all of us dwell peaceable, nonviolent lives. we're not as warlike as we expect, and if we will examine from our ancestors, we are able to stream past struggle to supply actual justice and safety for the world.

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