Tuesday, 17 March 2009

The Third Chimpanzee

Lots of
climate related
in the news

...but I'm still musing on poor old Santino - the chimpanzee who is too human for the zoo - who has had his oh-be-joyfulls removed in the interest of gawping safety. He's no longer preparing for war. The implications are staggering

It sometimes seems that we are a species hamstrung by our sexual selection habits. Evolution has primed us to select for maximum resource control - whether that be orchards, water or ferraris. Conspicuous consumption gets you laid.

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