9. Socialization and Humanization of Sapiens sapiens

9.1 Instincts

Animals are born endowed with a whole repertory of movements and the stereotyped response occurs even when the stimulus is presented for the first time. Certain behaviors develop according to the instructions received by the genetic code and unfold according … Continue reading

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9.2 Sexual relations

Only a small percentage of animal species practice monogamy (e.g. zebra, geese, robins, nocturnal lemurs, beavers, seahorses, orca). Of all sexual arrangements, it is the least frequent. The Australopithecines are suspected to have lived in groups because these slender creatures … Continue reading

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9.3 Population control

Animal populations, with some exceptions (arctic lemmings, locusts), seem to be regulated by systems that keep the population within not too wide limits of a set average density. This regulation is not achieved through the action of natural controls such … Continue reading

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9.4 From cosmic to ethic deities

Primitive religious feelings were of an animist, cosmic, polytheist mystical nature. The absurdity of death, the sexual impulses, the dramatic powerlessness in the face of incomprehensible natural events (drought, hurricanes, floods, epidemics), greed and the scarcity of natural resources induced … Continue reading

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9.5 The failure of God

There is a tendency to lump the three major monotheistic creeds together and an even more pernicious tendency to assimilate Judaism and Christianity into a single entity called the “Judeo-Christian” civilization. Despite the fact that Christianity never rejected the Old … Continue reading

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