Skip to comments.Smaller brains, more wrinkles, fewer teeth [No...this isn't another Laz/Humblegunner thread]
Posted on 10/06/2012 8:25:55 AM PDT by Daffynition
EVOLUTION has changed our bodies and faces over thousands of years and its still happening.
Heres how leading anatomical experts predict our descendants will differ physically from us in 1,000 years from now.
- Well be TALLER at 6-7ft because of improved nutrition and medical science. Osteopath Garry Trainer, from north London, says: The average American is about one inch taller than in 1960.
- Our INTESTINES will get shorter so we dont absorb as much fat and sugar a natural way of avoiding obesity, says dentist Dr Philip Stemmer.
(Excerpt) Read more at thesun.co.uk ...
*** - Everyone will have the same shape of NOSE because climate is having less influence on broad or narrow hooters thanks to air conditioning and central heating.
- Central heating and warm clothing means well be LESS HAIRY but therell be more WRINKLES as a result of peering at our electronic devices.***
Basketball rims will be 12ft off the ground..
HUSSEIN voters no doubt!
The average American is about one inch taller than in 1960.
Even with all those south of the border types invading the country?
So, since you were referenced...
Will you hit it (6’7” scrawny b!7ch with a perfect nose) in 1000 years?
Sounds a bit like FWOTUS right now, no?
At that rate we won't be 6 to 7 feet tall in a 1,000 years. It will be more like 8 to 9+ feet tall.
sing along (oscar meyer wiener song)
I wish we were all met ron i cans
that is what we truly need to be e eee
cause if were all met ron i cans
we would all live in harmony
I seriously doubt we change THAT much in 1000 years. Maybe 1,000,000 years.
The article mentions that men can look forward to smaller testicles? Guess half the population will be Democrats?
evolution will eventually change rat men into sissys.
it is inevitable. my dad said they would have to squat to pee. he’s still alive at ninety.
it might be a good thing, i think sometimes. let them all live in their social unions so they cannot reproduce.
i would prefer we give them their own island so we could watch their demise.
Evidence is the homosexual—no mutation would be so radical as to allow such a sterile anti-biological, socially toxic and stomach churning image to last an instant in an efficacious hominid world—it is and always has been nurture.
But the fraud of “Natural Selection” in the wrong hands can even justify genocide—oh wait, it has.
I may be average but I certainly grew more than an inch since I was 10 years old....not many but definitely more.
Your great-great-great-...................-great grandchild?
I have an alternative theory that may agree with some of these projections, but disagrees with others.
Acupuncture medicine is by far the oldest known form of medicine, but because of taboos against dissection, many of their theories and diagnostic techniques are based on external observations.
One such theory, called Yin-Yang theory, is based on the idea that health is based on a balanced uptake of Yin and output of Yang. A good analogy is breathing, inhaling fresh air for its oxygen is Yin, and exhaling carbon dioxide is Yang.
They subdivided the internal organs they knew of by their relative proportion of Yin functions and Yang functions.
For example, the lungs are the primary Yin organ, since their most essential function is mostly to bring in fresh oxygen, with the Yang expulsion of CO2 seen as much less important.
Conversely, the large intestines are seen as the primary Yang organ, since they mostly expel feces. But they also have a minor Yin function of squeezing out most of the moisture in the feces for reuse before it is expelled.
Again, because optimally a person has a balance between Yin and Yang, it lead to another discovery, that places, even entire continents, vary based on the amount of Yin and Yang in their environments.
For a long time, they have known that southeast Asia is extremely Yin in character. That is the plants, the water, the animals, almost everything. But in modern times they discovered that North America is almost the exact opposite.
That is, North America is an extremely Yang place.
Once again, for optimal health you want a balance between Yin and Yang. This means that over generations, American’s Yin organs would become stronger, to get every bit of Yin they could out of the Yang environment. And their Yang organs would become somewhat weaker.
Diagnostically, this explains stereotypical native Americans, Indians. Barrel chests, reddish skin, and other things are very indicative of too much Yang. Conversely, the narrow chests and yellow skin of Orientals can be explained by having too much Yin.
All this to explain how in the future, European ancestry Americans will in appearance become more and more like Indians.
Looking at current trends, this means that white Europeans will not be well-represented in the future.
“The article mentions that men can look forward to smaller testicles? Guess half the population will be Democrats?”
A statistical analysis error. Conservatives will have larger testicles and Democraps will have smaller ones.
Why? ‘Cause the gubbament will soon have available pregnancy kits and the bastard breeders can they eliminate the cost of a series of boyfriends (AKA Mack Daddies).
Efficiency - gotta love it.
How can this be with Obamacare the Law f The Land?
more junk science
look at how much human societies, and our technology, and our health, and life expectancy have changed over the past 4,000 years
and yet other than average height, very little about modern mad looks radically different today than then
but, I guess the Sun newspaper had some empty columns they needed to fill
Agreed. Junk science and junk journalism.
Natural selection involves organisms adapting over time to their environment.
Most, though perhaps not all, of the pressure leading to such adaption goes right out the window once an organism starts changing its environment to suit.
In fact, right now in advanced societies the fittest people, in the Darwinian sense, are the least successful. They are far more likely to reproduce than more successful people, with the very most successful being the most likely to be childless.
Curious about the shorter intestine bit for obesity. Would seem that shortening the intestines is presently well within our capacities and could be used to treat weight problems, but don’t recall any discussion of such, just stomach stapling and the like.
OTOH, my boss recently had his entire large intestine removed for medical reasons and has gained quite a bit of weight since, enough that he has to watch his diet. I assume therefore they’re referencing primarily the small intesting.
I’m 6’2”, My son is 6’2”, My Father was 6’2”, evolutionary dead end, no growth in almost a hundred years.
“Good” nutrition leads to height gains but suddenly becomes “bad” when the society shifts toward the sedentary. Tribalism is subsidized, rewarded and encouraged, yet racial characteristics are envisioned as fading.
Not to leave the feminists out of this pc futurist fantasy, men's testicles are envisioned as shrinking when the rationale for larger testicles has been promiscuity for as long as I can remember.
How about shrinking ovaries and fewer eggs since such a large swath of the female population is constantly tricking their bodies into false pregnancy in order to avoid conception? How about decreased natural estrogen production among females for the same reason?
Sauce for the goose is sauce for the gander, and vice versa.
6’2” and your nom de freep is LlittleBill?
My dad is 5’10” I’m 6’1” and my sons are 6’, 6’3”, 6’3”, and 6’2”(and growing) respectively.
I guess in my family we are all above average. My siblings and I are all much more than one inch taller than we were in 1960.
Well it is the Sun. :)
...let’s not forget wisdom teeth. :)
These eople can’t predict the shape of the pizza they ordered.
If the SHTF and society regresses to primitive states, we could see humans shrink and stuff
“more wrinkles, fewer teeth”
I’ve got those now since I had cancer.
I never had a cavity in my life until I was 72 and got lung cancer but my mouth all of a sudden rotted out.
I think the wrinkles are natural @ 75!
Substitute Romanian and Cree Indian for the Polish and Lithuanian and you've just described my family tree as well. My guys range from 14-29, and I can assure you, eventually most of the bull-headed traits disappear.
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