\"The Traits that Make Human Beings Unique\" - Ashley Yaffe Humanities Omega11 1 Body Shape \u201cThese mental symbols eventually led to language

"The Traits that Make Human Beings Unique" - Ashley Yaffe...

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Ashley Yaffe Humanities 9/11/17 Omega11 1. Body Shape: “These mental symbols eventually led to language in all its complexity and the ability to process information is the main reason we are the only hominin still alive” (3). Culture: “We started to assign symbolic values to objects such as geometrical designs on plaques and cave art” (4). Agriculture: “Our advanced teamwork may simply reflect our long history of working together to get food” (3). Socialize: “We see evidence of basic linguistic abilities in chimpanzees, but we are the only ones writing things down” (5). Tools: “The technology behind the atomic bomb only exists because of a cooperative hive mind” (1). 2. A trait that makes
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