Re: DISCOVER/Neanderthal/Homo Sap.

Bearcat (
Fri, 8 Sep 1995 19:32:57 GMT

H. M. Hubey ( wrote:
: (Bearcat) writes:

: >Another mistake you're making is the assumption that sub-Saharan
: >Africans of 50kya were as dark as they are today.

: Reasonable, don't you think? Or are we supposed to assume that the
: first 950,000 years had no effect but only the last 50,000 years did?

And you assume, yet again, that for 950ky we were getting
progressively darker?

It's just as likely that our complexions ranged from dark
to fair cyclically, back and forth, based upon environmental

I wonder what shade California blondes would be 5,000 years from
now, sans buildings and sun-screen.

- Bearcat