Re: anti-inbreeding laws

Gil Hardwick (
Sat, 20 May 1995 01:34:27 GMT

In article <>, Lemonhead ( writes:
> But this implies cogantive processes at work, or at least a human
>way of life (eg drawing on a large area for resources) But incest seems
>to date back to at least our CA with chimps. Would the CA need a large
>area to draw upon? Was it concerned with creating outward alliances (and
>was it smart enough to know how to do this through marriage?)

The CA is in California, while the boyos who had enough sense way
back then to start <sci.anthropology.paleo> would no doubt be far
more interested in this discussion on ape ancestors.