April 05, 2016 at 12:00PM on Facebook
We’re not as different from our distant ancestors as we like to think. Except that we show far less respect to our sacrificial victims.
How human sacrifice propped up the social order
I'm the author of several books, including Ice Mountain: An Elegy, Breakdown: Banjo Poems, Words on the Street: An Inaction Comic, and Odes to Tools, but my real work is at my literary blog Via Negativa. I'm the editor and publisher of Moving Poems, a webzine showcasing the best poetry videos on the web. More...