northanger (northanger) wrote,
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surviving humanity

Apes 'extinct in a generation'

Parasite Rex :: No, this is not the long awaited sequel to RAWHEAD REX but rather a pretty disturbing nonfiction book by Carl Zimmer. It's a book about the horrific and bizarre behaviors of parasites. Zimmer says it's possible that the evolution of sex was influenced by parasites. And he ends the book with a very persuasive and colorful description of humans as parasites of Gaia (Earth). He warns against "killing" our host

forgot to mention: brain cells working on: {a} human as parasite, {b} Gaia's evolutionary strategies (or, how do you survive a human?).

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