page 22 of 443 of Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

Langauge is seen as the driving force of our superiority, but in what way? Lots of animals have langauges, such as a green monkey that can alert the group if there is a hawk in the sky or a lion on the ground (they make a distinction). They can even lie about a lion being present so they can steal the banannas for themselves.