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Mark’s writing throughout “What it Means to be 98% Chimpanzee” constantly and consistently aims at establishing the idea that sometimes, science doesn’t play the accurate role we would expect it to. There have been times through scientific research that scientists have incorrectly drawn conclusions about human behavior and differences as a result of already proven and accurate conclusions and study about primates. This trend of incorrect conclusions has led to impacts on the understand of relationships between not only humans but between humans and non-humans. As a result, the cultural assumptions being made by many may be affected and may lead to a lack of misunderstanding about human behavior, the differences between us and how those differences affect roles and standing in society as the highest functioning and most capable species of all.
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