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A Hunter-Gatherer’s Guide to the 21st Century: Evolution and the Challenges of Modern Life – Heather Heying, Bret Weinstein
Non-fiction / 25th February 2023

Introduction A Hunter-Gatherer’s Guide to the 21st Century is about the evolution of our species and its future. The authors seek a single, consistent explanation of the observable universe that has no gaps, takes nothing on faith, and rigorously describes every pattern at every scale. Their aim is to introduce the readers to a robust scientific framework for understanding ourselves. I was attracted by the book title and would like to see its contents. Authors Heather Heying is an American evolutionary biologist, former professor, and author. Bret Weinstein is Heather’s husband. He is an American podcaster, author, and former professor of evolutionary biology. Contents A Hunter-Gatherer’s Guide to the 21st Century contains an introduction, 13 chapters, an epilogue, and an afterword. The chapters are: 1. The Human Niche 2. A Brief History of the Human Lineage 3. Ancient Bodies, Modern World 4. Medicine 5. Food 6. Sleep 7. Sex and Gender 8. Parenthood and Relationship 9. Childhood 10. School 11. Becoming Adults 12. Culture and Consciousness 13. The Fourth Frontier Review A Hunter-Gatherer’s Guide to the 21st Century is like a text book with lots of definition. Perhaps it is because its authors are two former professors. This book talks about…