Re: Gingrich, Moynihan step down

Ralph Lewis (
Wed, 11 Nov 1998 15:13:02 -0800

Or to have sometime to read, think , experiment safely with new social and technical innivations....

>Really? A desire for privacy is part of human nature? Are there any
>studies that support that hypothesis? Do you mean to say that there was
>some evolutionary advantage available to those who preferred to be alone?
>The only survival value I can think of off the top of my head would be that
>when one was alone and unmonitored, one had an opportunity to hide, or to
>steal, or do something else unbeknownst to the rest of the tribe
that would
>give one some sort of unfair (but effective) advantage. Any other
>advantages come to mind that might have resulted in a preference
for privacy
>being hard-wired into our circuitry?
>Scott Badger
>Quest into the unknown - Mr. Natural
Ralph Lewis, Professor of Management and Human Resources College of Business
California State University, Long Beach
Long Beach, California