The origins of pleasure

Sanoff, A.P.
February 1992
U.S. News & World Report;2/3/92, Vol. 112 Issue 4, p54
Presents a conversation piece with anthropologist Lionel Tiger, who argues that many of our basic sources of enjoyment can be traced to our ancestral past on the savannas of Africa. The role our ancestral history plays in determining the lifestyles that give us pleasure today; How our past is linked to the foods we crave; The relationship between pleasure and power; How society deals with pleasure.


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