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Sex, Violence, Politics, and God: How They Rule Our Lives Edward G. Long

Sex, Violence, Politics, and God: How They Rule Our Lives

Edward G. Long

Published October 31st 2002
ISBN : 9780741412928
Paperback
268 pages
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 About the Book 

The authors previous book, Chimpanzees Dont Wear Pants, explained the evolutionary origins of the basic needs and pleasures that motivate human behavior. This volume describes why those needs and pleasures are so often frustrated.Most importantly,MoreThe authors previous book, Chimpanzees Dont Wear Pants, explained the evolutionary origins of the basic needs and pleasures that motivate human behavior. This volume describes why those needs and pleasures are so often frustrated.Most importantly, it shows how an understanding of our emotional needs enables ambitious individuals to manipulate our beliefs, our wishes, and our very lives.It elucidates the inevitability of corrupt and incompetent governments, and why we put up with them.Indeed, it will clarify why we put up with anything, and why so many of our solutions immediately lead to new problems that are even worse.