Re: The Great Filter

Twirlip of Greymist (
Sun, 1 Sep 1996 13:33:25 -0700 (PDT)

On Sep 1, 8:51am, John K Clark wrote:

} >For throwing?
} power. Even modern humans would have a hard time making a living by throwing
} baseballs at running animals, much less irregular rocks, and they have a much
Natch. Modern humans don't spend most of their lives practicing their
throwing. If you grow up from childhood knowing that's part of what you
do for a living, I think you might be pretty good at it. Or dead. Also
consider specialization of labor, the pitchers hunt, the rest gather.
Probably not too advanced a form of social organizaiton.

} > [ maybe Lucy made ] Wooden spears or uncut rocks?

Actually I meant for throwing. Obviously you can't make an uncut rock.
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