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You probably won’t be able to resist laughing at loa amazement with the invention of computer games, now so completely endemic: Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Los dragones del Eden. Especulaciones sobre la evolución de la inteligencia humana

The subtitle is “Speculations on the evolution of human intelligence”, but little in the book is about that topic. And considering the fact that he was writing this out of the 70’s and he disclaimed the hell out of it, it’s meant to be draglnes conversation starter for laymen.

Published February 28th by Grijalbo first catl Clearly, Sagan smokes weed. No mention at all in Dragons of how strong fully-grown chimps get and the danger of violence.

Just enough science to make it feel like truth. There is a popular game, sometimes called Pong, which simulates on a television screen a perfectly elastic ball bouncing between two surfaces. The game is very interesting.

Wondering if there’s a more recent edition with up-to-date tour of human understanding of our ancestors. See all 6 questions about Los dragones del Eden.

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With one exception, the Genesis account of the temptation by a reptile in Eden is the only instance in the Bible of humans understanding the language of animals. Dinesh Patel rated it did not like it Jan 02, When we feared the dragons, were we fearing a part of ourselves? It’s value is of the highest order: But the fields of mental health, computers and computer games, the current development of cloning, AIs, and a huge extra list WAS. There is information contained within these pages about our early ancestors like Australopithecus, Homo Erectus and Homo Habilis and show how the different sizes of the fossilized skulls show the progression of the size of the brain.


The Dragons of Eden: Preview — Los dragones del Eden. Personally, I found it difficult to enjoy for the lack of substantive science. Yet for many it could be still a ground-breaking insight into the e For a scientific book this is definitely an old one, however it is only obvious by the end when Sagan talks about computers.

The film came out after Sagan’s death, following a 2-year struggle with a bone marrow disease.

At more length, in his discussion of left handedness he tells us that without toilet paper, everyone who lived in all of preindustrial history and even “in many parts of the world today” have had to wipe their bums with their hands.

Many of the most productive planetary scientists working today are his present and former students and associates “. sagsn

You must read this early work of Sagan not as definitive sciencebut as a prime example of his inimitable ability to connect science to other intellectual concerns such dragonex myth, religion and history, thus stimulating thought in the process.

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Los dragones del Edén

The basic idea is that the deeper into the brain you go, the more ancient the functions supported. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Sleep and dreams are also talked about as well as how our distant cousins, the apes, can learn ASL and show some form on intelligence. There is a clear learning experience involved which depends exclusively on Newton’s second law for linear motion.

Sagan has made seminal contributions to the study of planetary atmospheres, planetary surfaces, the history of the Earth, acrl exobiology.


Speculations on the Evolution of Eeden Intelligence. Still, obviously you can read around that.

He was cofounder and President of the Planetary Society, a ,member organization that is the largest space-interest group in the world; and Distinguished Visiting Scientist, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology. All our problems making society work he says come from the evolutionary war of reptile versus mammal being built into our own brains: I don’t know if it would have been interesting at the time, but to me it was just basic evolution stuff and some dated information about the brain, intelligence, and how man evolved.

This book tries really hard but, I’m sorry to say, fails to deliver on either of these topics. If I was reading this 40 years ago or even 30 years ago, I’d Carl Sagan is a big name, or at least he used to be. Note that a movie about genetic memory, Altered States, came out the same year. On the radio some modern researcher said that the brain is a record, a story of what has happened to that particular This book is dated, but good.

Ashia Yadav rated it did not like it Jul 02, Sagan of their highest honor, the National Science Foundation declared that his ” research transformed planetary science… his gifts to mankind were infinite. With his wife, Ann Druyanhe was co-producer of the popular motion picture, ” Contact ,” which featured a feminist, atheist protagonist played by Jodie Foster Parts I found incredibly interesting and thought provoking and parts were so, so dull.