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  •  Insects Generally Have the Good Cholesterol (6+ / 0-)

    which suggests to me that we evolved to eat more bugs than cows.

    We are called to speak for the weak, for the voiceless, for victims of our nation and for those it calls enemy.... --ML King "Beyond Vietnam"

    by Gooserock on Sat Nov 03, 2012 at 07:14:15 AM PDT

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    •  I read somewhere that our binocular vision (3+ / 0-)
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      and our opposable thumbs evolved through the hunting of insects by tree-dwelling simian ancestors.

      By the time we became savannah striders, insects may have become less of our diet -- replaced by larger game...

      Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free
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      by litho on Sat Nov 03, 2012 at 07:35:22 AM PDT

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    •  Our reliance on omega 3 fatty acids also points (0+ / 0-)

      to that. Some interesting evolutionary speculations about human traits (hairlessness, subcutaneous fat, salty tears, etc) connect them to a marine period in our evolution. Migrating along shorelines would also have spread humans faster than spreading across the ground.

      Is it true? Is it kind? Is it necessary? . . . and respect the dignity of every human being.

      by Wee Mama on Sat Nov 03, 2012 at 08:14:00 AM PDT

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