A New Model of Human Evolution: How Predators Shaped Human Morphology and Behaviour

J Jordania

LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing | Published : 2017


The central theme of the book is the new model of human evolution, based on long and dynamic evolutionary interaction between human ancestors and the ancestors of the big cats. It is claimed that in order to defend themselves from the ancestors of big cats, humans gradually developed a specific altered state of consciousness, which the author calls “the Battle Trance”. In this state humans were losing the feel of individual identity and were acquiring group, or collective identity where all the members of the group were religiously dedicated to the group interests and were neglecting the instinct of self-survival (including losing the feel of pain and fear – two most important elements of in..

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