[ExI] IQ and beauty
rex at nosyntax.net
Thu Oct 22 02:32:24 UTC 2015
Dave Sill <sparge at gmail.com> [2015-10-21 07:56]:
> On Wed, Oct 21, 2015 at 9:45 AM, spike <spike66 at att.net> wrote:
> From: extropy-chat [mailto:extropy-chat-bounces at lists.extropy.org] On
> Behalf Of Dave Sill
> Say what? Physics tells us no such thing. The ratio of surface area to
> volume depends only on the shape of an object, not the size.
> Indeed sir?
> Sorry, don't know what I was thinking. :-) Um...cat walked across my
The cat is close: the ratio of surface area to volume depends upon the shape of
the object as well as its size.
This fact is often used in just so stories to "explain" why Blacks have different
body types from Eskimos.
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