[ExI] Ant mega-colony takes over world

Lee Corbin lcorbin at rawbw.com
Thu Jul 2 06:25:59 UTC 2009

Ants from the same mega-colony don't fight, even if
they're from different continents!

The same thing seems to have happened to people.
One group descended about 80,000 years ago, perhaps
fought with---but anyway replaced---the "other colony"
neaderthals. And then, yes, it did take thousands of
years, don't fight anymore.

I have myself witnessed people from Europe and Africa
getting along quite well in the city where I live. Even
few nations go to war anymore. Unbiased neanderthal
observers probably saw homo sapiens as a different


Emlyn wrote:
> Can the rats and mice push us to enhance them far enough soon enough,
> to stave off the insectoid menace?
> http://news.bbc.co.uk/earth/hi/earth_news/newsid_8127000/8127519.stm

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