Edmund Leach — British Scientist born on November 07, 1910, died on January 06, 1989

Sir Edmund Ronald Leach was a British social anthropologist... (wikipedia)

Far from being the basis of the good society, the family, with its narrow privacy and tawdry secrets, is the source of all our discontents.
The violence in the world comes about because we human beings are forever creating barriers between men who are like us and men who are not like us.
Men do not have to cook their food; they do so for symbolic reasons to show they are men and not beasts.