On Sep 16, 8:47 am, Claudius Denk <claudiusd...@sbcglobal.net> wrote:
> Humans have endurant qualities. (Specifically, hominids haveI called it.
> "slow twitch" muscles, which are less strong but more endurant.)
> These endurant qualities are associated with all aspects of our
> existence--not just running/walking. Endurant qualities are more
> associated with consciousness in general than they are with any
> particular activity. Consciousness (awareness) and endurantism
> have everything to do with communal territorialism. They have to
> do with maintaining a presence on a territorial claim (garden
> habitat) to serve as a threat to dissuade inmigrating food
> competitor species and so that the call can go out to a larger
> community to take action to prevent inmigration of food
> competitor species, especially during the dry season. Might
> this have involved 'troops" being mobilized over relatively long
> distances? Sure. And might this activity in and of itself have
> benefited from endurant running? Sure. But does this have
> anything whatsoever to do with hominids evading predators
> and/or going on excursions into treeless habitat to compete
> with dedicated predators? Absolutely not, because if that was
> the case we would expect them to maintain their "fast twitch"
> musculature so that they could stay competitive.
> Answer this question: Do you deny that endurant physical qualities
> If your answer is yes, provide details.
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