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  • Letholdus Aurelius

    review ¹ com: Guns Germs and Steel: The Fate of Human Societies Audible Audio Edition: Jared Diamond Doug Ordunio Random House Audio: Audible Books Originals , com, Guns, Germs and Steel, The Fate of Human Societies Audible Audio Edition, Jared Diamond, Doug Ordunio, Random House Audio, Audible Books OriginalsAboriginals are smarter than Europeans because I saw one working on a machine once and when I went hunting with them I had no idea what I was doing Then why is their tested collective I below that of the retardation lineI tests are biased because they have a largely cultural component Then why do Asians perform better than Americans and Europeans in those same testsThis author saturated his book with his obvious bias towards the communities he's been living with in an grand effort to make them feel better about not succeeding He couldn't even substantiate his beginning claims about how Aboriginal Australians are intelligent than Europeans objectively He just states a few anecdotes about h


  • James T.

    review ¹ com: Guns Germs and Steel: The Fate of Human Societies Audible Audio Edition: Jared Diamond Doug Ordunio Random House Audio: Audible Books Originals , com, Guns, Germs and Steel, The Fate of Human Societies Audible Audio Edition, Jared Diamond, Doug Ordunio, Random House Audio, Audible Books OriginalsWhere do I beginWas he paid by the number of pages he wrote Goes into way too much detail about things no one cares aboutAlso he is simply selecting things in history that conveniently fit his thesis this is selection biasHe makes way too many sweeping generalizations and says that is the reason why so and so country is rich todayHe writes that the larger the population a country has eg it will have Einsteins the competition there will be among its people and there will be innovators among that population and therefore the country will invent stuff and eventually become richer If that's the case then why have no significant inventions co


  • Sandra L. Poe

    review ¹ com: Guns Germs and Steel: The Fate of Human Societies Audible Audio Edition: Jared Diamond Doug Ordunio Random House Audio: Audible Books Originals , com, Guns, Germs and Steel, The Fate of Human Societies Audible Audio Edition, Jared Diamond, Doug Ordunio, Random House Audio, Audible Books OriginalsPlate 1 in book is grossly inaccurate The Clovis spear point is in reality 3 long and 1 at its widest point It is very thin with a slightly concave base It is finely flaked producing very sharp projectile point The stone material used is usually chert and of varying colors not white This picture is so blatantly misrepresented I am surprised it was not caught by someone in the editing process Books like this one are supposed to be educational Now many people think that picture is of a Clovis point In short the book was repetitive of already known history I am Sandy Poe Zeimens an archaeologist who has excavated a Clovis Site The Colby Site located near Worland Wyoming is a mammoth kill site using the Clovis complex tools dating from 11000 BC Check the book Prehistoric Hunters of the High Plains by George C Frison this book illustrates an actual Clovis point I do not know how


  • Mal Warwick

    review ¹ com: Guns Germs and Steel: The Fate of Human Societies Audible Audio Edition: Jared Diamond Doug Ordunio Random House Audio: Audible Books Originals , com, Guns, Germs and Steel, The Fate of Human Societies Audible Audio Edition, Jared Diamond, Doug Ordunio, Random House Audio, Audible Books OriginalsTwo decades ago a UCLA geography professor named Jared Diamond published Guns Germs and Steel The Fates of Human Societies Diamond hypothesized that the arc of human history was dramatically shifted by geographic environmental biological and other factors resulting in the worldwide dominance of the leading industrial powers during the past 500 years The book won a 1997 Pulitzer Prize and uickly became a N


  • Grognard

    review ¹ com: Guns Germs and Steel: The Fate of Human Societies Audible Audio Edition: Jared Diamond Doug Ordunio Random House Audio: Audible Books Originals , com, Guns, Germs and Steel, The Fate of Human Societies Audible Audio Edition, Jared Diamond, Doug Ordunio, Random House Audio, Audible Books OriginalsHow this book managed to pass me by for the last 20 years is beyond me but it did and I was much the poorer for it I suspect it was down to the somewhat misleading subtitle Its not a short history of the world it is instead an attempt to explain why some parts of the world developed much uicker than others and how we have reached the relative balance of civilizations that we have today The core of the argument is in the title but its much complex than that and the author does an excellent job in laying out his arguments and providing the underpinning evidence for themOthers reviewers have said its a dry read Believe me its not I have read scientific journals much drier than this Inevitably some of the topic


  • Niall O'Connor

    review ¹ com: Guns Germs and Steel: The Fate of Human Societies Audible Audio Edition: Jared Diamond Doug Ordunio Random House Audio: Audible Books Originals , com, Guns, Germs and Steel, The Fate of Human Societies Audible Audio Edition, Jared Diamond, Doug Ordunio, Random House Audio, Audible Books OriginalsI have only read the introduction and the first chapter but already given upThe book seems to be premised around the notion of the Great Leap Forward However three recent discoveries would seem to seriously call into uestion this notion; Pre Clovis occupation 14550 years ago at the Page Ladson site Florida; U Th dating of carbonate crusts has revealed Nean


  • Marcus Gallardo

    review ¹ com: Guns Germs and Steel: The Fate of Human Societies Audible Audio Edition: Jared Diamond Doug Ordunio Random House Audio: Audible Books Originals , com, Guns, Germs and Steel, The Fate of Human Societies Audible Audio Edition, Jared Diamond, Doug Ordunio, Random House Audio, Audible Books OriginalsHaving read Sapiens with its great anthropological history of man I wanted of the same I got this based on other reviews and am disappointed It starts wit


  • Dave Hodgkinson

    review ¹ com: Guns Germs and Steel: The Fate of Human Societies Audible Audio Edition: Jared Diamond Doug Ordunio Random House Audio: Audible Books Originals , com, Guns, Germs and Steel, The Fate of Human Societies Audible Audio Edition, Jared Diamond, Doug Ordunio, Random House Audio, Audible Books OriginalsGenerally the books faults are covered by other reviews and I think bill brysons short history is much accessibleMy chief issue though is the stupidly small font It was a chore to read frankly and had I opened this before the expiry date for returns I’d have sent it back once I saw the fontIt sounds like a petty thing to mention but when it’s a thi


  • Mr. B. Slight

    review ¹ com: Guns Germs and Steel: The Fate of Human Societies Audible Audio Edition: Jared Diamond Doug Ordunio Random House Audio: Audible Books Originals , com, Guns, Germs and Steel, The Fate of Human Societies Audible Audio Edition, Jared Diamond, Doug Ordunio, Random House Audio, Audible Books OriginalsWith apologies to the author whose book I really want to read It just isn’t possible to open this B format edition without the knowledge that you’ll have a migraine after 5 pages The publisher has clearly taken a cost saving decision to shrink the pages from the hardback