Re: An alternative to ST and AAT

Gerrit Hanenburg (
Sat, 09 Nov 1996 10:37:04 GMT

Rohinton Collins ( wrote:

>`> >Has nobody in this distinguished group read Elaine Morgan's "The Descent
>`> >of Woman"? It deals beautifully with bipedalism, hairlessness, and
>`> >subcutaneous body fat. The only place it fails is in the problem of
>`> >fresh water.

>`> Ahem........apparently you're quite new to this group.

>`Sorry, please explain Gerrit. Is this not a book worth reading?

Sure it is,and so are "The Aquatic Ape" and "The Scars of Evolution".
But the AAT has been hotly debated in this newsgroup in the past
(Elaine herself participating) and so I was somewhat amused by
Abigail's apparently innocent attempt to throw oil on the fire.