The Selfish Ape: The Tribe of Suit – a Documentary

This is a documentary about our ape psychology and the problems it leads to.

Thanks for watching :-)

But what’s the purpose of all this?

Here’s the deal:

As these documentaries have made clear, our bodies are very similar to the bodies of other living forms – even if this hasn’t been evident from first sight. But what is true for our bodies is also true for our minds:

Our minds evolved in a jungle and are equipped for dealing with a jungle.
We are running on obsolete software, unable to keep up with our changing world.

Unknowingly, we keep turning our world into a jungle.

Without a major upgrade, we are doomed to violence and maybe self-destruction.

Is change possible? Definitely. But we have to be aware of what is holding us back.

Start Your Education NOW.

 

Your Inner Animal – Three Documentary Episodes by Neil Shubin, PhD

Welcome to a documentary about evolution by Neil Shubin, a paleontologist, evolutionary biologist and popular science writer.

While this website is mostly concerned with how our minds are influenced by our evolutionary past, this documentation focuses on our bodies.

Episode One: Your Inner Fish

You can see fish go nuts at 29:28 😉

Episode Two: Your Inner Reptile

Episode Three: Your Inner Monkey

Thanks for watching :-)

But what’s the purpose of all this?

Here’s the deal:

As these documentaries have made clear, our bodies are very similar to the bodies of other living forms – even if this hasn’t been evident from first sight. But what is true for our bodies is also true for our minds:

Our minds evolved in a jungle and are equipped for dealing with a jungle.
We are running on obsolete software, unable to keep up with our changing world.

Unknowingly, we keep turning our world into a jungle.

Without a major upgrade, we are doomed to violence and maybe self-destruction.

Is change possible? Definitely. But we have to be aware of what is holding us back.

Start Your Education NOW.