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Life: The Naked Ape


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Life ...in the animal world.

Is man's behaviour still tied to his evolutionary past? Can he help being the aggressive, highly-sexed, and cruel animal that he frequently is? In his recently published book, Dr. Desmond Morris suggests that homo sapiens has remained a naked ape and in acquiring lofty new motives for his behaviour he has lost none of the earthy old ones.
These bold assertions are discussed with the author by Iris Andreski, Dr. Gilbert Manley, Dr. W.M.S. Russell, A Consultant Psychiatrist.
Chairman, Dr. Frank George
From the South and West


Presenter: Dr. Desmond Morris
Panellist: Iris Andreski
Panellist: Dr. Gilbert Manley
Panellist: Dr. W.M.S. Russell
Panellist: A Consultant Psychiatrist [name uncredited]
Chairman: Dr. Frank George
Producer: Ronald Webster

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