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Much of his book is not about war at all but about neurobiology, Freudian psychology, evolutionary biology, anthropology, history and archaeology. He's a strict materialist who rejects the notion that there is any "credible alternative to a materialistic conception of mind" As for ethics, "the idea that moral values are objective simply does not hold water" He's convinced that "our taste for killing was bred into us over millions of years by natural and sexual selection" and a "hideously cruel" evolutionary process.

That being the case, war might be tragic and regrettable, but in my mind Livingstone has a hard time transcending the conclusion of Arthur Schopenhauer who described nature as a "scene of tormented and agonized beings, who only continue to exist by devouring each other, in which, therefore, every ravenous beast is the living grave of thousands of others, and its self-maintenance is a chain of painful deaths" Life without transcendence is difficult. Book Reviews.

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