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I wrote of the severe poverty experienced by the people on the reservation, and the lack of access to voting booths during the most recent election.
Some simply have a different learning strategy; one that absorbs, considers, consolidates, integrates, and then suddenly blossoms fully formed. None of them, of course, is any use at all unless it is kept sharp, really sharp: Henry Holt,pp.
Extrasomatic adaptation is like writing a new program to perform the task better, without having to build new hardware. We moved because I had connected us with technologies and talent that made our free energy ideas potentially feasible. It leads naturally, of course, to a kind of cognitive Manifest Destiny that assumes that one way of thinking, of learning, of being in the world is destined to overwhelm and replace all others.
Using a scythe properly is a meditation: The Australians have no idea Note. These groups are independent of each other, their size being determined by their mode of life, because the number who can live together economically is limited by the possibilities of the food-quest.
Independent locomotion was adaptive in the search for nutrients, although it took a little more energy than being buffeted about by the elements.
It is this waste which has made the evolution of civilization so slow.
What happens next is what interests me, and worries me too. Also, many lives were wrecked as each effort was defeated, so almost nobody was able or willing to try again.
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