Re: Speciation - how do you know?

Stephen Barnard (
Mon, 16 Sep 1996 20:47:01 -0800

Paul Crowley wrote:
> I'm sure the gentlemen would not have risked it with a fragile wooden
> spear. And attempting to do it all on foot would have been suicidal
> even with weapons of medieval steel. In any case "standing a very good
> chance" (which I don't accept) might be OK on occasion. It's not viable
> as a regular way of life.
> Paul.

If it meant eating or starving I think they might have been tempted to
risk it, even with wooden and stone spears. Also, they were pathetic
weenies compared to Neanderthals.

Steve Barnard