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  • n  a member of a hunting and gathering society

  • A modern-age hunter-gatherer of information.
  • If Kerry Sieger were a stone age hunter-gatherer instead of a 21st century molecular biologist, chances are she would have the taut, trim body of her dreams.
  • Mothers have done it since the hunter-gatherer era--picking berries while suckling an infant, stirring the pot with one eye on the toddler.
News & Articles

  • Grills Done the American Way
    For us carnivores, outdoor grilling can be a bastion of tranquility. Enjoying an adult beverage and "checking the meat" seems to be one of the favorite activities of men during the warm weather months. Whether alone or in groups- like our hunter-gatherer ancestors- men gravitate to the flame; knowing they are fulfilling their destiny of feeding the tribe. Complementing a man on his grill skills ...
    June 17, 2013 - Industry Week
Quotes

  • Robert Wright in The Virginian-Pilot
    At some point your society gets so big that it's plainly different than a hunter-gatherer village. This is a threshold you only pass a few times in the history of life, when you build something that looks like a superorganism,says Robert...
  • Robert Sternberg in Slate
    In a hunter-gatherer society, IQ will still be important, but if a hunter cannot shoot straight, IQ will not bring food to the table,argues psychologist Robert Sternberg. "In a warrior society : physical prowess may be equally necessary to...
  • Spencer Wells in Deccan Chronicle
    I'm not advocating that everyone goes back to a hunter-gatherer lifestyle,says Dr Wells. "But I think we should allow the people who want to live in this way to go on doing so. They have a remarkable sense of calm. And it is because they...

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