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by Yuval Noah Harari

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Gorging Gene Theory....

Gorging Gene Theory....

If a Typical forager 30,000 years ago came across a tree groaning with figs, the most sensible thing to do was to eat as many of them as she could on the spot, before the local baboon band picked the tree bare. The instinct to gorge on high-calorie food was hard-wired into our genes. Today we may be living in HighRise Apartments with over-stuffed refrigerators, but our DNA still thinks we are in the savannah. That’s what makes some of us spoon down an entire tub of Ben & Jerry’s when we find one in the freezer and wash it down with a jumbo Coke. This Gorging Gene theory is widely accepted.

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This Theory influence our actions in daily life as to which it increases our understanding of human behaviour and about the influences we are abided by which are very Complex.

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