RE: The writer's disease (was: A step up, a step down)

Subject: RE: The writer's disease (was: A step up, a step down)
From: "Steve Hudson" <steve -at- wright -dot- com -dot- au>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 3 Oct 2001 11:51:27 +1000

> I started reading about the idea that human culture began in our distant
evolutionary past as a form of sexual display - like the peacock's tail.
With humans, this kind of evolutionary pressure became fantastically
over-developed and varied, and - unlike the case in many species - both
sexes came to engage in it.

To add a wee bit to your supposition, we have just the right amount of
sexual desire to support this. Too much and we would still be chimps - why
evolve when you can just f*** instead - too little and we wouldn't have
enough reason to interact on a primitive level.

> Now, in some humans, display takes the form of earning money or being
athletic. With me, the display just happens to be primarily verbal. :-)

<tongue in cheek> Does that qualify as "All talk, no action?" <removes
tongue and RUNS!>

Steve Hudson
Principal Technical Writer
Wright Technologies (Aus)
steve -at- wright -dot- com -dot- au
(612) 9518-1822
The best way to predict the future... is to create it!


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