Frans De Waal Quotes: We Have A Tendency To Describe The Human

We Have A Tendency To Describe The Human Condition In Lofty Terms, Such As A Quest For Freedom Or Striving For A Virtuous Life, But The Life Sciences Hold A More Mundane View: It's All About Security, Social Companionships, And A Full Belly. There Is Obvious Tension Between Both Views, Which Recalls That Famous Dinner Conversation Between A Russian Literary Critic And The Writer Ivan Turgenev: 'We Haven't Yet Solved The Problem Of God,' The Critic Yelled, 'and You Want To Eat!
— Frans De Waal —

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