The Bi-Polar Ape

This is a great film put together by the Department of Expansion.  In it scholars talk about human’s evolutionary connection with both the chimp and the bonobo, two primates that have come to embody the violent and peaceful tendencies of humans.  The film could incorporate the study of peace into science classes that are teaching about evolution.

I would also recommend pairing this film with readings such as Sigmund Freud’s, Why War, and Margaret Mead’s, War Is Only an Invention – Not a Biological Necessity.

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