Cover for First-Line Fridays on Peachy Books showing a cue card with the typed quote: He was born with a gift of laughter and a sense that the world was mad. from Raphael Sabatini in Scaramouche
Blog Roll, First-Line Fridays

First-Line Fridays | The Hunter-Gatherer’s Guide to the 21st Century

This week I’m sharing the enticing first line from a treasured book, The Hunter-Gatherer’s Guide To The 21st Century: Evolution and the Challenges of Modern Life, a collaborative effort by married couple Heather E. Heying and Bret Weinstein.

Although I don’t know them personally, I feel as though I do, after spending endless hours watching their fascinating and educational DarkHorse Duo podcast throughout the pandemic.

Science, data, truth, and the bravery to speak it to power in the face of a vitriolic mob, makes Bret and Heather heroes of these crazy times. Without their sense-making and calming presentation, these dark years would have been a lot longer for me.

Watch for my Peachy Books MEme Collection tribute to this long-awaited best seller later in the week.


Here is a twenty minute clip from Bret and Heather’s DarkHorse Duo podcast, where they discuss their new book.


Do you have an interest in evolutionary biology?

If so, are there any experts in the field that you favour?

3 thoughts on “First-Line Fridays | The Hunter-Gatherer’s Guide to the 21st Century”

  1. I haven’t heard of the podcast. I’ll keep it in mind! Glad you found something comforting over the course of the pandemic. I now find myself looking for more distractions with all that’s in the news now. Hugs ❤️

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  2. Distractions are welcome and much needed to recharge from all of the chaos, that’s for sure. Here’s to finding outlets and staying sane! 💜

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