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Ian Morris: Foragers, Farmers, and Fossil Fuels – How Human Values Evolve
8 February, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm£9.50
The majority of people in the world today think democracy and gender equality are good and that violence and wealth inequality are bad. But until the nineteenth century the opposite views prevailed. Drawing on archaeology, anthropology, biology and history, Ian Morris presents a compelling new argument about the evolution of human values that has far-reaching implications for our understanding of both the past and the future.