[ExI] Recent human evolution repost

Keith Henson hkeithhenson at gmail.com
Mon Apr 18 17:38:11 UTC 2011

On Mon, Apr 18, 2011 at 6:41 AM, Mirco Romanato <painlord2k at libero.it> wrote:


> It selected for the same in other places of Europe also.
> The advantage of England was/is to be an island, so it was safe from
> foreign invasions that could have slowed the coming of the Industrial
> Revolution as they slowed or stopped it in Holland and Italy.

Clark comments in his work that the same genetic selection was going
on over much of western Europe.  From his viewpoint the advantage of
the UK was the old probate records where he could show that generation
after generation the rich left more children than the poor.  :-)


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