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Review: Pandora's Seed: The Unforeseen Cost of Civilization

User Review  - Stephanie (LitLoversLane.com) - Goodreads

Review @ www.LitLoversLane.com After reading Wells' The Journey of Man and loving it, I couldn't wait to dig into Pandora's Seed, which promised to illuminate how “advanced” the hunter-gatherer ... Read full review

Review: Pandora's Seed: The Unforeseen Cost of Civilization

User Review  - Lit Lovers Lane - Goodreads

After reading Wells' The Journey of Man and loving it, I couldn't wait to dig into Pandora's Seed, which promised to illuminate how “advanced” the hunter-gatherer societies were and what modern man ... Read full review

Review: Pandora's Seed: The Unforeseen Cost of Civilization

User Review  - Brad - Goodreads

Back in the dark ages I studied communication in college, but I also minored in anthropology. I was fascinated by the one class in archaeology I took, and even subscribed to Archaeology Magazine ... Read full review

Review: Pandora's Seed: The Unforeseen Cost of Civilization

User Review  - Brett Williams - Goodreads

Is human balance impossible? According to Wells, we traded longer, healthier lives in greater balance with nature (though not perfection) with less or almost no warfare as hunter-gatherers, for ... Read full review

Review: Pandora's Seed: The Unforeseen Cost of Civilization

User Review  - Jill Edmondson - Goodreads

This was kind of neat, and was different from my usual reading choices. I learned a bit from it, and I generally liked the author's voice. It gets into a wee bit too much detail at times, but that's ... Read full review

Review: Pandora's Seed: The Unforeseen Cost of Civilization

User Review  - JS Found - Goodreads

An elegant, scientific argument that certain aspects of what we all live in in, civilization, are very bad for us. When humans went from hunter-gatherers to the creation of agriculture ten thousand ... Read full review

Review: Pandora's Seed: The Unforeseen Cost of Civilization

User Review  - Ben - Goodreads

This is one of the most disappointing books I've ever read. The version I read has the subtitle "Why the Hunter-Gatherer Holds the Key to Our Survival", though it seems that only lesson Wells has ... Read full review

Review: Pandora's Seed: The Unforeseen Cost of Civilization

User Review  - Elizabeth - Goodreads

This book started off really strong and faded from there. The book discusses the dark side of humans discovery of agriculture. Everything to the rise of governments, disease, monotheistic religion ... Read full review

Review: Pandora's Seed: The Unforeseen Cost of Civilization

User Review  - Carlos - Goodreads

I really enjoyed this book. Especially the center chapters where he was discussing the social issues that came from the development civilization. In the chapter "Demented", his brief treatment of ... Read full review

Review: Pandora's Seed: The Unforeseen Cost of Civilization

User Review  - Deb - Goodreads

Unforgettable, fascinating. We are truly an all-too-human community; and we need to really TRY to understand humanity's future. I understand the complete misunderstanding that colonization inflicted ... Read full review


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