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Portrait of Neanderthal man tending to a fire in a primitive shelter, embodying protection and provider instincts.

Could Neanderthals Speak? It Depends on Who You Talk To

Theorists who will, sadly, never converse with a living Neanderthal imagine things they could and couldn’t do linguistically
Humans can tolerate mysteries quite well as long as we can fill them in with speculations, which in the end tell us mostly about ourselves. Read More ›