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The island of dr moreau study guide contains a biography of hg wells he implies that no matter how moreau or anyone else puts them together, animals are by nature animals, not men and wells appears to be trying to assert human exceptionalism. Take as an example, work work is part of the human condition yet though it is not human nature to work it is rooted in a human nature that includes being an animal in an environment with resource scarcity and the human tendency to use tools and be cooperative. Your contribution will support our science teams as they study the span of human evolution, from earliest origins to the emergence of our species.
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