Matt Ridley

The Red Queen

The Red Queen

So, I have been bad, really bad not sticking to those books I intend to read and instead picking up some random book from my bookshelf. Well, at least I am reading! This time I chose a pop science title: The Red Queen: Sex and the Evolution of Human Nature by Matt Ridley.
This book is a must for those interested in reading about evolution theory applied to anthropology, sociology and psychology. I know most anthropologists, sociologists and psychologists will scream foul and say that this book is nothing but a set of conjectures based upon debatable statistics, which is funny since genetic biologists and zoologists can say the same about the observations anthropologist, sociologist and psychologists make. Read more…