From the Publisher
The book, NOTES FROM THE JUNGLE, was begun by its author, Marcos (an anthropologist), in the 1990's along the banks of the Amazon River. The author presents his work in the form of a correspondence, a long letter, between himself and his reader. Due to the experiences of travel and study in his life he tries to explain the cultural reasons that often keep humans apart and why values are so influenced by other elements of culture. These values often remain incompatible between cultures leading to misunderstandings, hostility and war. His prognosis for mankind’s future, perhaps controversial, is poor. But, he does offer a possible way forward.