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Rogue primate

an exploration of human domestication

by John A. Livingston

  • 112 Want to read
  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Key Porter Books in Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nature -- Effect of human beings on.,
  • Human ecology -- Philosophy.,
  • Technology -- Moral and ethical aspects.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJohn A. Livingston.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGF75 .L59 1994
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 229 p. ;
    Number of Pages229
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1172808M
    ISBN 101550135082
    LC Control Number94156385
    OCLC/WorldCa28343503

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Rogue Primate book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Winner of the Governor General's Award If you buy only one book /5. Rogue Primate: An Exploration of Human Domestication is a provocative book wherein John Livingston challenges most conventional ideas about the relationship between humans and the natural world.

-- Midwest Book Review/5(7). This Canadian naturalist's polemic shows humanity as abandoning a holistic natural order for a self-centered life as a rogue species. Humanity's initial step toward separating itself from wild nature was, in effect, to remake itself into the first domesticated species, argues Livingston (Environmental Studies/York University, Ontario; One Cosmic Instant,etc.).Author: John A.

Livingston. ROGUE PRIMATE: An Exploration of Human Domestication User Review - Kirkus. This Canadian naturalist's polemic shows humanity as abandoning a holistic natural order for a self-centered life as a rogue species. Humanity's initial step toward separating itself from wild nature Read full review.

In Rogue Primate, Livingston discussed the boo-boos of human history, and contemplated the possibility of undoing them. Many thinkers have concluded that agriculture or civilization was the start of our downfall.

Livingston believed that the stage for disaster was set long before that, when we invented magical thinking/5(6). In his remarkable book Rogue Primate, the late Canadian naturalist John Livingston argued that humans have domesticated ourselves, possibly because our species appears to have all the qualities needed for easy domestication: docility and tractability, a pliable or weak will, susceptibility to dependence, insecurity, adaptability to.

John A. Livingston is the author of Rogue Primate ( avg rating, 42 ratings, 3 reviews, published ), The John A. Livingston Reader ( avg ratin /5. Get this from a library. Rogue primate: an exploration of human domestication. [John A Livingston] -- "This thoughtful and provocative book, winner of Canada's prestigious Governor-General's award inchallenges many conventional ideas about the complex and unique relationship between humans and.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Livingston, John A. Rogue primate. Toronto: Key Porter Books, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book. This Canadian naturalist's polemic shows humanity as abandoning a holistic natural order for a self-centered life as a rogue species.

Humanity's initial step toward separating itself from wild nature was, in effect, to remake itself into the first domesticated species, argues Livingston (Environmental Studies/York University, Ontario; One Cosmic Instant,etc.). Nevertheless, Rogue Primate is a stimulating, challenging book, one that will make you see your beliefs in a new light.

This can be a painful process, as Livingston eloquently admits: This can be a painful process, as Livingston eloquently admits. Rogue Primate Lives On Radio news is interrupted with a series of beeps warning of quick-coming stormy weather.

I drop everything and look out the window skyward. In a minute, I’m garbed up in rain gear. The door slams itself behind my rush. This is the moment I’ve been planning; still a naturalness guides what’s.

Rogue Primate opens with a bang: “What humans have visited upon this planet may legitimately be seen as an ecospheric holocaust.” Livingston’s views on the damage perpetrated by human beings — rogue primates, as he calls us — are as extreme as those of the staunchest Green activist.

Yet Rogue Primate isn’t an eco rant. Livingstone. In Rogue Primate, Livingston discussed the boo-boos of human history, and contemplated the possibility of undoing them. Many thinkers have concluded that agriculture or civilization was the start of our downfall.

Livingston believed that the stage for disaster was set long before that, when we invented magical thinking/5(2). Rogue Primate: The Skillful Teacher.

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