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Author Topic:   why is the lack of "fur" positive Progression for humans?
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Message 41 of 202 (450873)
01-24-2008 2:00 PM
Reply to: Message 23 by RAZD
01-18-2008 9:30 PM

Men - from nearly bare to covered in hair, all having little trouble finding mates, trait not selected at all.

All? I do not know if I would say 'all' :o


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Message 164 of 202 (509617)
05-22-2009 10:54 PM

Case Closed!
Where's the fight? Is it so un-obvious to folk? Females do not have full hair development because less-hairy females were selected as they resemble younger women, i.e., those with a longer potential future mating period.

I would not be surprised to discover this selection factor reaching all the way back past H. erectus. The attractiveness of a female with a longer future mating potential is so overwhelmingly greater than one with a shorter future mating potentialespecially in pre-civilized society/groups with high infant mortality and horribly lengthy gestation periods. Therefore, any females who can even resemble the younger ones, i.e., pass themselves off as one, will receive more mating attention.

Can the matter be put to rest now? Good lord!


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