How are we different from apes? Apes also pass culture on to groups, apes can be violent, apes can be empathetic, but no other species has the power for the abstract.
And why does this matter? How does it affect our lives?
Robert Zapolsky, author of Why Zebras Don’t Get Ulcers, and a favorite professor at Stanford, gave this talk last Saturday as part of Stanford graduation. He starts at 4:51.
If you can’t see the video here, you can click here for the source on YouTube.