Homo Theatricales: Toward a New Classification of the Species

Cairo, Egypt. Source: https://benfa.smugmug.com.

“All the world’s a stage, And all the men and women merely players; They have their exits and their entrances, And one man in his time plays many parts.” — William Shakespeare. As You Like It.

If there is one unique trait that sets us apart as a species, it’s not our ability to speak (even parrots can do that) nor our propensity to collaborate (even ants and…