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Memories of the 28th Century

Miscellaneous thoughts about miscellaneous matters

  1. Alcohol and Development

    by , 12-01-2014 at 09:18 AM (Memories of the 28th Century)
    For some reason I was thinking about the unfortunate matter of prohibitions on alcohol that are age based and the matter of binge drinking and stupidity. It probably came to mind because there is an oversized university near here, and it isnít easy to get a sandwich and a pint of ale together (some fools think that it will encourage alcoholism or something like that). It is sad that the custom of consuming alcoholic beverages with meals is dying out, but thatís what the people who think that they ...

    Updated 12-02-2014 at 10:23 AM by PeterL

  2. Future Evolution

    by , 07-08-2014 at 03:59 PM (Memories of the 28th Century)
    I realize that I claimed that evolution had ended, but that may have been slightly exaggerated. While humans were essentially built the way they are quite a while ago, it appears that evolution is continuing in the same direction now. You have probably read ideas of humans turning into lightly muscled large brained animals with no hair at all in the future. That isnít how evolution has been going over the last thirty thousand years.

    Brain size has actually fallen a bit, especially ...

    Updated 07-08-2014 at 07:37 PM by PeterL