Category Archives: speculation

More thoughts on Aliens

TweetA while back, I did a post speculating that if we ever meet aliens, they will have (or will have once had) cancer. I still think that’s correct. In fact, I have a feeling it can be extended. For example, … Continue reading

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Unfounded Speculation #1 – Language as Neoteny?

TweetI was listening to Matt Ridley’s “The Rational Optimist” on audiobook during SDCC when I had a funny idea. I wonder if the evolutionary development of language could be explained as neoteny, as least in part. Etymologically, Neoteny means something … Continue reading

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