Re: poly: Why Oldies Stations?

From: CurtAdams <>
Date: Fri Apr 03 1998 - 21:20:36 PST

Perry writes:
>Its hard to know whether or not it has an evolutionary purpose per
>se, given that our distant ancestors tended to die in their 20s

It wasn't like Logan's Run. Significant numbers of adults made it
past thirty, and hunter-gatherer groups generally have survivors into
their 60s and 70s. Evolution operates quite handily even when the
evolving genes affect only a small portion of the population.
Received on Sat Apr 4 05:21:42 1998

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