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Nick Keighley - I shouldn't have used the word "ideal". In the context of evolution a better word would be "adequate". Good enough, that is, to enable the organism to survive and reproduce, but no more. Otherwise cheetahs would run at 100 mph. As for knees being ideal - mine certainly aren't. Having just had surgery for an enlarged prostate, I take a jaundiced view of the "design" of the human body!

Sat, 23 Jun 2012 15:08:28 UTC | #947975