THEORY: Re : Re: Re : Re: THEORY: Question about the evolution of language
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|Date:||Monday, September 6, 1999, 19:43|
Dans un courrier dat=E9 du 06/09/99 19:27:13 , Mailleneudefuque a =E9crit :
> ian tattersall attributes the success of homo sapiens over the neanderthal
> population approx 40,000 years ago to the inauguration of symbolic though=t.
> "art symbols, music, notation, language, feelings of mistery, mastery of
> diverse materials and sheer cleverness: all these attributes and more ,
> were foreign to the neanderthals and are native to us"
> in "becoming human" he writes
> "for the 1st time, innovation was a routine part of human life
> that could easily be shared with others.
> against that kind of competition, no other human species could hold out"
i am not going to argue with such outrageously sapiencentric a viewpoint.
i was speaking for these thousands innocent victims of the past.
btw : if anyone knows a neanderthal please mail me. i'm interested in
sueing Sapiens for humongous damages and a big patch of land in Tahiti,
Italy and the French Riviera (still wondering why inuit chose Nunavut=20