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The World Until Yesterday “The World Until Yesterday” by Jared Diamond examines how traditional communities approach child-rearing, care of the elderly, war, peace, criminal justice, religion, multilingualism, health, and attitudes to strangers. Diamond argues that Western societies do not necessarily offer the best solutions. The focus of this essay is primarily on the theme of conflict. For example, The Dani War would be consider as a minor skirmish in the eyes of the Western societies. But when you take a deeper look into the Dani War, you realize it was more than a minor skirmish. In chapter 3 of “The World Until Yesterday,” Jared Diamond talks about The Dani Wars. The Dani Wars consisted of a series of battles and raids among the Dani

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