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I was excited about receiving this book as the Paleo movement could do with a more serious look under the hood; something to go beyond the self help book format. The Paleo Manifesto starts strongly and Part One has some interesting observations, particularly those concerning gorillas in captivity and Durant's meeting with Dr Lieberman at the Peabody Museum.
From here the book deteriorates. The section on the Old Testament is interesting, but the point is over-laboured (this is a recurrent feature and the editor must share some of the blame). Parts of it, such as the deer hunt story, are extremely boring and leave the reader with nothing new. The rant against vegetarianism goes on for… Read more