May 29, 2012
Denver, Colorado, USA

There's a rather peculiar tribe of people in northern Uganda known as the Ik that has completely mystified anthropologists for decades. You see, the Ik are unlike just about any other people on the planet in that they shun cooperation, community, and even family.

Due to the constant disruption of national boundaries in Africa coupled with terminal drought and famine conditions, the Ik have a very limited means of survival. As such, their culture epitomizes the 'every man for himself' mentality.

Family means nothing. One brother could be starving to death, and the other brother with a belly full of food, and neither would have the slightest thought of[...] Click here to continue reading