[ExI] Natasha's brand new doctorate
stefano.vaj at gmail.com
Sun Jul 15 17:59:39 UTC 2012
On 14 July 2012 17:13, spike <spike66 at att.net> wrote:
> So what do we do with all these evolutionary vestigial abilities to
> contend with adversity? We create rtificial adversity, such as video games
> and sports, the professional striving to dominate her business competitors,
> contrived (but singularly worthwhile) goals in academic achievement,
> artificial battles in politics, to suggest a few good examples.
I suspect that 95% of human competition and selection has been "cultural"
and "artificial" since the neolithic revolution. Just think of access to
better and more abundant food and reproductive partners. Of course, this
trend has known an unprecedented acceleration since the XIX century.
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