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dumbcountryhick's Avatar Jump to comment 37 by dumbcountryhick

"My friend wants to know if they may have started walking upright to be able to use a club. Also, would the club have negated the need for threatening canine teeth£"

My thoughts exactly. I guess todays anthropologists are too politically correct for such a straightforward explanation. I mean think how stereotypically 'cave man' that image is.
On the other hand a more roundabout scheme involving the 'peaceful female' taming the 'savage male' through sexual selection thus paving the way to civilization may be less parsimonious but at least the feminists are happy.

As a side note ever wonder why anthropologists seem to think our ancestors never used tools until the stone age£ Like they were all allergic to wood products or something.

Tue, 13 Oct 2009 01:31:00 UTC | #405226