The Secret Life of Cro-Magnon Man
We hear a lot about Neanderthals, about humans, apes and such, but why do we never hear anything about Cro-Magnon man? In this video I introduce some little known details from Stan Gooch's research into the life and mind of Cro-Magnon man, one of the parent species of us, the hybrid that is humanity.
Who were the 'mighty men of renown', these heroes of old, these blue-eyed sons of gods who came ashore with the Sun in their hair? Why are larger shoulders, beards and hairy chests seen as masculine? Why do we shake hands with strangers? Why do we live in suburbs as nuclear families that come together when we perceive a threat to our little community?