By Richard Dyer
Reveal, vol. 29, no. four, Autumn 1988, pp. 44–64
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5 Much of the Amazon is also recognized to be wilderness. 6 By this definition most of Amazonia is wilderness and probably has been throughout prehistory, but it has also been extensively shaped by human activities. 7 Only more-settled areas along the Andean foothills, major rivers, or new highways are currently “populated forests” with more than one person per square kilometer, but this is an incomplete picture of the indigenous record, as will be shown. Unfortunately, the Amazon is now virtually under siege by large-scale development projects that could dramatically change its character in this century.
Culture has mental, behavioral, and material aspects; it is patterned and provides a model for proper behavior. Humanization The production and maintenance of human beings, human societies, and human cultures, based on social power organized at the household or domestic level. Social intelligence The cognitive ability to imagine what others are thinking. Dunbar’s number The number of individuals that can interact in a face-to-face social group, as limited by cognitive ability. Approximately 150 individuals for humans.
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