2/23/09: Killer Instincts
By Doug Fabrizio
Salt Lake City, UT – There are few animals that kill their own - the most notable exception being apes and humans. In fact, humans often intend to kill. So what makes us different? The Harvard anthropologist Richard Wrangham studies chimpanzee behavior and he says killing is in the nature of both species. But biology isn't enough to explain war, weaponry, tactics and deceit. Wrangham is coming to Utah this week, and Monday he joins us to talk about our killer instincts.
Richard Wrangham is coming to Salt Lake City for the University of Utah's "Evolution of Human Aggression" conference. The conference is February 25-27, and for more information, click here or call The Tanner Center for Nonviolent Human Rights Advocacy at (801) 581-6751
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