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Are you a man? If so, you are the sorriest, weakest specimen in the history of the human species
Daily Mail UK ^ | 20 October 2009 | Michael Hanlon

Posted on 10/19/2009 9:57:39 PM PDT by Lorianne

As a scientist claims modern athletes are weaklings, evidence has been forward that our male ancestors were not only faster, stronger and fitter, even their womenfolk would have wiped the floor with today's emasculated men. That's the central claim of Manthropology, a new book by Australian anthropologist Peter McAllister.

In the book, subtitled The Science Of The Inadequate Modern Male, McAllister presents evidence that pre-historic Australian Aborigines could easily have outsprinted even Usain Bolt, today's fastest man on Earth.

The basis of his findings? A set of 20,000-year-old preserved human footprints discovered in the Outback. They belonged to a party of six men, most probably chasing prey across a bed of soft mud. By carefully measuring the dimensions of the prints, scientists have calculated that the fastest of the group must have clocked a speed of 23mph. That is just a little less than the speed that Usain Bolt achieved in his 100m sprint in Berlin this August. McAllister reasons that if those ancient Aborigines were given the same advantages that Bolt had - with spiked shoes, a proper running track and intensive training regime - there's little doubt that they could have beaten today's record-holder.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


TOPICS: History
KEYWORDS: anthropology; bookreview; godsgravesglyphs; males; metrosexuals

1 posted on 10/19/2009 9:57:40 PM PDT by Lorianne
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To: Lorianne

WHEN DRILL SERGEANTS BECOME SCIENTISTS....

>”Are you a man? You are the sorriest, weakest specimen in the history of the human species!”


2 posted on 10/19/2009 10:00:30 PM PDT by OneWingedShark (Q: Why am I here? A: To do Justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with my God.)
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To: Lorianne

I hope you realize that this headline is going to cause a lot of men to have flashbacks to their ex-wives.


3 posted on 10/19/2009 10:03:10 PM PDT by Nik Naym (I remember when the United States was a free country. I feel old.)
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To: Lorianne
"Are you a man? If so, you are the sorriest, weakest specimen in the history of the human species?"

-only if you are a metrosexual liberal zero voter in a blue state...

4 posted on 10/19/2009 10:08:35 PM PDT by robomatik
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To: Lorianne
evidence has been forward that our male ancestors were not only faster, stronger and fitter, even their womenfolk would have wiped the floor with today's emasculated men.

Yeah, right. BAM!


5 posted on 10/19/2009 10:12:14 PM PDT by Clock King (There's no way to fix D.C.)
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To: Lorianne

Well, maybe so, but like...we’re prettier!

As for article...somebody cue Captain Obvious.


6 posted on 10/19/2009 10:12:14 PM PDT by SaxxonWoods (Charter Member, 58 Million Club)
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To: Lorianne

Junk science flag on the field.


7 posted on 10/19/2009 10:16:00 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I'd like to tell you, but then I'd have to kill you.)
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To: Lorianne

I agree... If I have to drive to the bank and the cleaners on the same day, I need a nap!

Mark


8 posted on 10/19/2009 10:16:41 PM PDT by MarkL (Do I really look like a guy with a plan?)
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To: Lorianne

Duh. Life was much harder back then and demanded greater physical ability. And this scientist has just now discovered that? LOL!


9 posted on 10/19/2009 10:20:35 PM PDT by HerrBlucher (Obamanos!)
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To: Lorianne

Dude! Get some conditioner.

10 posted on 10/19/2009 10:27:23 PM PDT by Jeff Chandler (Hear us, O Bama: Mmm, mmm, mmm.)
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To: Lorianne
If so, you are the sorriest, weakest specimen in the history of the human species

Perhaps, but I have a REALLY COOL WARDROBE!

(puts down glass of chardonnay, sticks out tongue.)

11 posted on 10/19/2009 10:30:22 PM PDT by SIDENET ("If that's your best, your best won't do." -Dee Snider)
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To: Lorianne

Further study has revealed that this man was being chased by the five guys who were carrying tar and feathers. The runner had MOTIVATION.


12 posted on 10/19/2009 10:33:17 PM PDT by count-your-change (You don't have be brilliant, not being stupid is enough.)
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To: Lorianne

My ancestors had more muscles. I have more brains. I win.


13 posted on 10/19/2009 10:41:17 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows ("When France chides you for appeasement, you know you're scraping bottom." --Charles Krauthammer)
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To: Lorianne

14 posted on 10/19/2009 10:43:45 PM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet)
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To: Lorianne

To many feminized liberal men think they are the model for what it takes to be a man. Sensitive, wine sipping snobs, socker fans, yetta, yetta, yetta!

You get the picture!

John Wayne they will NEVER be.


15 posted on 10/19/2009 11:11:01 PM PDT by jongaltsr (Hope to See ya in Galt's Gulch.)
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To: Cagey; Larry Lucido; MotleyGirl70

GINA: Kiss me right in front of him.

JERRY: I can’t. What if he wakes up?

GINA: A man is lying here unconscious and you’re afraid of him? What kind of a man are you?

JERRY: A man who respects a good comma.


16 posted on 10/19/2009 11:18:25 PM PDT by earlJam
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To: Clock King
Indiana Jones Duel
17 posted on 10/20/2009 2:10:21 AM PDT by preacher (A government which robs from Peter to pay Paul will always have the support of Paul.)
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To: Lorianne

We sit on our assess and invent thing like unmanned Predators so we don’t HAVE to run.


18 posted on 10/20/2009 2:56:29 AM PDT by Thrownatbirth (.....Iraq Invasion fan since '91.)
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To: MarkL
If I have to drive to the bank and the cleaners on the same day, I need a nap!

Tru dat. You're probably over 35. And you're not likely to stop napping except when you're hungry, or horny.
19 posted on 10/20/2009 4:11:21 AM PDT by terpsichorean
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To: Lorianne

Tell that to Usain Bolt


20 posted on 10/20/2009 4:12:32 AM PDT by LondonCathy
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To: Lorianne
"You're all worthless and weak!"

- Douglas Neidemeyer

21 posted on 10/20/2009 4:17:38 AM PDT by GreenHornet
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To: GreenHornet
Who wrote this book? Gunnery Sargent Hartman?

"You are the lowest form of life on Earth. You are not even human, !@#$%& beings. You are nothing but unorganized grabastic pieces of amphibian !@#$%&."

22 posted on 10/20/2009 5:26:22 AM PDT by Lawgvr1955 (You can never have too much cowbell !!)
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