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Re: OT: Doubting Thomas: was "Introducing Myself"

From:Sally Caves <scaves@...>
Date:Friday, February 18, 2005, 4:10
Thanks, Marcos!  Good to be back!  :) :)

----- Original Message -----
From: "Mark J. Reed" <markjreed@...>
To: <CONLANG@...>
Sent: Thursday, February 17, 2005 11:01 PM
Subject: Re: OT: Doubting Thomas: was "Introducing Myself"

> On Thu, Feb 17, 2005 at 10:33:25PM -0500, Sally Caves wrote: >> hrough inbreeding, we might have in the Piraha >> a small society of people who exhibit some kind of mental retardation >> when >> it comes to calculation and abstraction, but whose lifestyle did not >> require >> natural selection to redress this genetic disorder. > > That was exactly what I thought when I read the article. > > Oh, and welcome back, Sally! :) > > -Marcos