Thursday, June 1, 2017

Man--The Inventor of Crime

That's the title of Justice Beds' latest column in The Recorder here, which finally answers a persistent puzzler of anthropology: What makes humans human? Well, the article begins:
Every year our species invents new crimes.
Image result for evolution of man pictureImage result for apologize to a rabbitNew ways to endanger our neighbors, new ways to swindle each other, new ways to injure persons or property—a whole new coda to our already symphonic collection of disgusting acts. It's enough to make you feel like you should find a rabbit and apologize to him for your membership in a species so demonstrably inferior to his.
Image result for my doll caylaAnd for more Beds, his June 2017 OCBA column is here, titled My Friend Cayla: When your baby doll is on the lam.