#63 — The Bonobo and the Atheist

The Bonobo and the Atheist: In Search of Humanism Among the Primates by Frans de Waal

  • Rating: 3/5
  • Explored the idea that religion exists as a result of evolution; uses observations made from the field as well as citing the work of others
  • The points were well made in the first couple of chapters and could have ended at that point; there were diminishing returns the further you went on
  • Wasn’t really familiar with the work of Hieronymus Bosch, but if you read this book you will be