In 1971, as the U.S. military ravaged the Vietnam countryside with the most advanced technology available, a different set of images arose from Southeast Asia. Anthropologists and journalists had uncovered in the Philippines an indigenous tribe whose placid existence defied the Hobbesian violence of Vietnam. Acclaimed as the "Gentle Tasaday," these hunter-gatherers carried crude stone tools and claimed no land but the dense rainforest surrounding their caves. They soon... More >>>