It’s high time we put the most enduring myths about human behavior to bed, and see the mind—and the world—as it is.
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Did you ever read "Don't Sleep, There are Snakes?" by Daniel Everett? He details the culture of the Pirahã in South America, and there's a lot of parallels between the hunter/gather culture you mentioned (especially with child raising).. You'd probably find it an interesting read!
Play counters the tendency to dominate, in humans and in other mammals.
Can free-range parenting laws and city proclamations help restore kids’ freedom?
Part two: overcoming the social isolation society has imposed on children.
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