Captain Picard: Future Scalp of Humanity? (Re: Bipeds 'n

Chris Hind (
Tue, 28 Jan 1997 11:12:57 -0800

>Bipedalism exposes less surface area to the sun. The body temperature
becomes easier to >regulate. I believe body temp. is more important than
throwing rocks or carrying >intestines full of water. I suggest cultures
that wore tight coverings regularly caused >the evolution of baldness. Hair
is used to sense movement of one's medium( air and >water currents). If the
suface of the body does not interact with the medium there is >little use
for hair.

Also of a greater influence, fewer deaths caused by skin cancer over time
due to colder climates and heavy head-covering clothing could contribute to
the evolution of baldness.

"Risk: You cannot discover new oceans unless you have the courage
to lose sight of the shore."

Chris Hind ( Upward, Outward, ACTION!
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