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Human Evolution of Social Temperaments: original human as bipedal bonobo

Human Evolution of Social Temperaments: original human as bipedal bonobo

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The human ancestors were basically bipedal bonobos whose habitat changed from hospitable forest to hospitable woodland. Feeding on fruits from bushes and low branches in woodland forced Ardi to walk on two legs often. Living in hospitable woodland, Ardi, the oldest human skeleton discovered, was bipedal and harmonious. When a group fanned out to find food, the continuous gestural communication from bipedal Ardi’s free hands coordinated individuals effectively. The improvement of gestural communication led eventually to the emergence of the harmonious temperament as indicated by the absence of large sharp canine teeth for fighting. Human evolution, including ape evolution and hominid evolution, is explained by the social temperaments.
The three basic human temperaments consist of yin, yang, and harmony for feminine collective wellbeing, masculine individualistic achievement, and harmonious connection, respectively. The harmonious temperament that transcends yin yang and exists only in humans is maximum eager cooperation without lie. The three human temperaments result in the three-branch society of the collective, the individualistic, and the harmonious societies. The origin of the human temperaments is explained by human evolution.
About 14 millions years ago, the progressively drier and cooler climate in different areas of Africa resulted in the differential decrease of tree-density in forest. The decrease of tree-density decreased food resource and security for apes. The original ape was the orangutan-like common ancestor with the best food resource and security in dense forest. Orangutan is the solitary ape that has the loose social structure without the support of tight social group. The slight decrease of tree-density in forest by climate change caused the first split from the orangutan-like common ancestor to produce the bonobo-like common ancestor with the second best food resource and security. It needed the support of the matriarch collective society to survive. Bonobo is the peacemaking ape without the strong need to fight for food. The further decrease in tree-density in some forests by further temperature drop caused the second split from the bonobo-like common ancestor to produce gorilla. Gorilla is the loyal ape that has the patriarch collective society with strong loyalty to their dominatingly large male leader for protection to survive. The appearance of woodland caused the third split from the bonobo-like common ancestor to produce the bipedal human ancestor, who used free hands for the improvement in gestural communication to survive. The improvement in communication led eventually to the harmonious temperament with the harmonious society. Near the central Africa, the further decreased in tree-density caused the fourth split from the bonobo-like common ancestor to produce chimpanzee whose initial habitat had the lowest tree-density among the five apes. Chimpanzee is the aggressive ape that has the patriarch individualistic society with individual and group aggression to survive. Hominid evolution involves the evolution of the conscience instinct for the harmonious temperament. The prehistoric human society was the harmonious hunter-gatherer society. The Neolithic Revolution generated the inevitably large civilized social group of the agricultural-nomad society that destroyed the prehistoric harmonious society that was suitable for small social group.
The human ancestors were basically bipedal bonobos whose habitat changed from hospitable forest to hospitable woodland. Feeding on fruits from bushes and low branches in woodland forced Ardi to walk on two legs often. Living in hospitable woodland, Ardi, the oldest human skeleton discovered, was bipedal and harmonious. When a group fanned out to find food, the continuous gestural communication from bipedal Ardi’s free hands coordinated individuals effectively. The improvement of gestural communication led eventually to the emergence of the harmonious temperament as indicated by the absence of large sharp canine teeth for fighting. Human evolution, including ape evolution and hominid evolution, is explained by the social temperaments.
The three basic human temperaments consist of yin, yang, and harmony for feminine collective wellbeing, masculine individualistic achievement, and harmonious connection, respectively. The harmonious temperament that transcends yin yang and exists only in humans is maximum eager cooperation without lie. The three human temperaments result in the three-branch society of the collective, the individualistic, and the harmonious societies. The origin of the human temperaments is explained by human evolution.
About 14 millions years ago, the progressively drier and cooler climate in different areas of Africa resulted in the differential decrease of tree-density in forest. The decrease of tree-density decreased food resource and security for apes. The original ape was the orangutan-like common ancestor with the best food resource and security in dense forest. Orangutan is the solitary ape that has the loose social structure without the support of tight social group. The slight decrease of tree-density in forest by climate change caused the first split from the orangutan-like common ancestor to produce the bonobo-like common ancestor with the second best food resource and security. It needed the support of the matriarch collective society to survive. Bonobo is the peacemaking ape without the strong need to fight for food. The further decrease in tree-density in some forests by further temperature drop caused the second split from the bonobo-like common ancestor to produce gorilla. Gorilla is the loyal ape that has the patriarch collective society with strong loyalty to their dominatingly large male leader for protection to survive. The appearance of woodland caused the third split from the bonobo-like common ancestor to produce the bipedal human ancestor, who used free hands for the improvement in gestural communication to survive. The improvement in communication led eventually to the harmonious temperament with the harmonious society. Near the central Africa, the further decreased in tree-density caused the fourth split from the bonobo-like common ancestor to produce chimpanzee whose initial habitat had the lowest tree-density among the five apes. Chimpanzee is the aggressive ape that has the patriarch individualistic society with individual and group aggression to survive. Hominid evolution involves the evolution of the conscience instinct for the harmonious temperament. The prehistoric human society was the harmonious hunter-gatherer society. The Neolithic Revolution generated the inevitably large civilized social group of the agricultural-nomad society that destroyed the prehistoric harmonious society that was suitable for small social group.

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rangutan gorilla chimpanzee bonobo human Ardibonobo-like ancestor orangutan-like ancestor 
Human Evolution ofSocial Temperaments:
original human as bipedal bonobo
bonobordi
 
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yin passivetemperament(amiable)the loosecollectivesocietythe harmonious societythe tightindividualistic societythe tight collective societythe looseindividualistic society
SOCIAL TEMPERAMENT 
yang activetemperament(driver)yang passivetemperament(analytical)
SOCIAL STRUCTURES
harmonioustemperamentyin activetemperament(expressive)admission(sensitivity-assertiveness)resolution(distinctiveness– network)socialization(bonding relation– freerelation)action(goal– context)openness(persistence– updating)the brain structure–neurotransmitters for socialization and information processing
 
yin (network-bonding relation-context = collective wellbeing) and yang (distinctiveness-free relation-goal =individualistic achievement)
 
 passive (sensitivity) – active (assertiveness) introgroup interaction
 
harmony = high openness (updating) to transcend yin-yang and passive-active
PSYCHOLOGY
PERSONALITY 
PSYCHOLOGY AND SOCIAL STRUCTURES
 
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 bonobo-like common ancestor 
orangutan bonobochimpanzee
Ape Evolution
humangorilla
13 Ma6 Ma2 Ma
orangutan-like common ancestor 
7 Ma
 
(million years ago)

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