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An interesting read

Postby MichelleH » Sun May 11, 2008 7:14 pm

We've Got Fossils - We win ~ Lewis Black

Red meat, cheese, tobacco, and liquor...it works for me ~ Anthony Bourdain

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Postby Beagle » Mon May 12, 2008 11:06 am

Indeed, that's a nice read. It reminds us that, in evolutionary terms, we're all still pretty much a bunch of monkeys.

I'm sure that you have those thoughts from time to time. :D
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Postby MichelleH » Mon May 12, 2008 11:09 am

Beagle wrote:Indeed, that's a nice read. It reminds us that, in evolutionary terms, we're all still pretty much a bunch of monkeys.

I'm sure that you have those thoughts from time to time. :D


I guess that makes me the lead chimp :wink:
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Postby kbs2244 » Mon May 12, 2008 11:36 am

See, that is what is wrong with evolution.
It is un-natural.
There are no Alpha-Females in the chimp world.
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Postby MichelleH » Mon May 12, 2008 11:38 am

kbs2244 wrote:See, that is what is wrong with evolution.
It is un-natural.
There are no Alpha-Females in the chimp world.


Or could it be survival of the fittest? :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Postby Ishtar » Mon May 12, 2008 11:41 am

MichelleH wrote:
I guess that makes me the lead chimp :wink:


No question about that! :lol:

And a pretty damned good one too.
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Postby Forum Monk » Mon May 12, 2008 4:17 pm

I am not an monkey...I'm a monk!

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Postby Minimalist » Mon May 12, 2008 4:32 pm

There's only one behavior we'll ask you to restrain, Monk.

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Otherwise, be yourself.
Something is wrong here. War, disease, death, destruction, hunger, filth, poverty, torture, crime, corruption, and the Ice Capades. Something is definitely wrong. This is not good work. If this is the best God can do, I am not impressed.

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Postby Rokcet Scientist » Mon May 12, 2008 5:11 pm

kbs2244 wrote:See, that is what is wrong with evolution.
It is un-natural.
There are no Alpha-Females in the chimp world.


Wrong, kb: you forget the Bonobo chimps! Females rule there!
Is that "un-natural" too?

When Alpha male dominated chimps have a quarrel, they fight.
When female dominated Bonobos have a quarrel, they fuck.

I know what system I prefer!

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bonobo#Sexual_social_behavior
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Postby dannan14 » Mon May 12, 2008 6:16 pm

And bonobos don't limit their promiscuity to conflict. When one group of bonobos meets another and tensions get high they have an orgy!
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Postby kbs2244 » Mon May 12, 2008 6:55 pm

Hurmph....
Sorry,
Dosn't sound Christian to me.
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Postby dannan14 » Mon May 12, 2008 9:23 pm

kbs2244 wrote:Hurmph....
Sorry,
Dosn't sound Christian to me.


Thankfully it isn't :D

It takes all kinds.....

We have alot to learn about the bonobos as they were only 'discovered' in the 20th century. The clade comprised of bonobos, common chimpanzees and humans is much more similar than dissimilar. The fact that bonobos are more gracile (and in some ways more human-like) than common chimps also leads towards the discussion of whether or not HNS and other archaic HS are really all the same species.
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Postby kbs2244 » Tue May 13, 2008 9:31 am

So, we have a female led society the has orgies instead of wars?
That sure doesn’t sound very pre-human to me.
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Postby MichelleH » Tue May 13, 2008 9:57 am

kbs2244 wrote:So, we have a female led society the has orgies instead of wars?
That sure doesn’t sound very pre-human to me.


Sounds a damn sight more advanced than our current society.... :wink:
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Postby Ishtar » Tue May 13, 2008 11:02 am

It's just an older version of Make Love Not War. 8)
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