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Human race will 'split into two different species'
Daily Mail (UK) ^ | 10/25/2007 | NIALL FIRTH

Posted on 10/25/2007 11:09:01 PM PDT by prisoner6

Human race will 'split into two different species'

The human race will one day split into two separate species, an attractive, intelligent ruling elite and an underclass of dim-witted, ugly goblin-like creatures, according to a top scientist.

100,000 years into the future, sexual selection will mean that two distinct breeds of human will have developed.

The alarming prediction comes from evolutionary theorist Oliver Curry from the London School of Economics, who says that the human race will have reached its physical peak by the year 3000.

Go to the link in the header/excerpt for more, or the link in the comment for a more complete story.

prisoner6

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


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Miscellaneous; News/Current Events; Political Humor/Cartoons
KEYWORDS: evolution; godsgravesglyphs; hgwells; homan; kurzweil; race; singularity; species; thetimemachine
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IMO it's already happened. Conservatives and the ratz.

The picture begs to be photoshopped but I can't do it at work.

Another more detailed article here from the BBC.

1 posted on 10/25/2007 11:09:02 PM PDT by prisoner6
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To: prisoner6

This guy sure is a brain trust. Like you said, it’s not a prediction, it’s a confirmation at this point.


2 posted on 10/25/2007 11:13:40 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (We yen to be numba one. We find Crintons to be vewy good people. Worth every penny.)
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To: prisoner6
So the democrat underclass is already being taught .... But those are the ones being aborted in large numbers = fewer people, but more are having illegitimate babies = more underclass ???

Except that the NE liberal “overclass” is also being taught they rule the great unwashed masses out of the Ivy League ivory towers .. of Babel. And the ruling Ivy Leaguers (and CA crat’s) are also not having kids.

So I guess that the only ones who still have some sense are in the middle. In the red states?

3 posted on 10/25/2007 11:14:24 PM PDT by Robert A. Cook, PE (I can only donate monthly, but Hillary's ABBCNNBCBS continue to lie every day!)
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To: prisoner6
Liberals believe they're smart and every one else is stupid.

"Show me just what Mohammed brought that was new, and there you will find things only evil and inhuman, such as his command to spread by the sword the faith he preached." - Manuel II Palelologus

4 posted on 10/25/2007 11:14:38 PM PDT by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: prisoner6

Yea, Yea, Eloy & Morlocks, we all saw the movie


5 posted on 10/25/2007 11:15:07 PM PDT by tophat9000 (You need to have standards to fail and be a hypocrite, Dem's therefor are never hypocrites)
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To: prisoner6

And please everyone, no ex-wife jokes. OK?


6 posted on 10/25/2007 11:16:55 PM PDT by ASOC (Yeah, well, maybe - but can you *prove* it?)
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To: prisoner6

Great, a race of Barbara Mikulskis.

7 posted on 10/25/2007 11:19:41 PM PDT by CounterCounterCulture (Hunter / Keyes '08)
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There are some I think who would like nothing better than to see this split. A regression back in time when the rulers ruled over dimwitted slaves. This report is frightening.


8 posted on 10/25/2007 11:20:05 PM PDT by Republic_of_Secession.
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To: prisoner6
Yes, the Democrats will evolve into a beautiful race, who will inhabit Earthly gardens of Eden. Conservatives, on the other hand, will be ugly, live underground, tending to the machinery, and providing for the Democrats every need. Democrats will do no work, because, the Conservatives will do all of the hard work, and provide everything in this society.

While this sounds good for the Democrats, there is one bright side for Conservatives. Every once in a while, we will come up from our underground caves and eat the Democrats.

9 posted on 10/25/2007 11:21:02 PM PDT by Vince Ferrer
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This is the reason why they teach evolution. To get people ready to accept the evolution to this regression.


10 posted on 10/25/2007 11:21:26 PM PDT by Republic_of_Secession.
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To: Vince Ferrer
LOL! The "coffee, nose, keyboard" drill.

prisoner6

11 posted on 10/25/2007 11:24:17 PM PDT by prisoner6 (Right Wing Nuts hold the country together as the loose screws of the Left fall out.)
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To: prisoner6
The human race will one day split into two separate species, an attractive, intelligent ruling elite and an underclass of dim-witted, ugly goblin-like creatures, according to a top scientist.

H.G. Wells had a similar idea in "The Time Machine", only reversed. The Goblins (Morlocks) ruled the attractive intelligent class.....actually, they ate them.

12 posted on 10/25/2007 11:24:57 PM PDT by HerrBlucher (He's the coolest thing around, gonna shut HRC down, gonna turn it on, wind it up, blow em out, FDT!)
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To: prisoner6
"Physically, they would start to appear more juvenile. Chins would recede, as a result of having to chew less on processed food."

This seems to show a misunderstanding of the theories of natural selection, and evolution. The "chin recession" can only happen if the large-chinned humans are at a disadvantage, i.e., being denied the privileges of reproduction, or are killed by something in connection with those normal-to-large chins.

13 posted on 10/25/2007 11:25:22 PM PDT by CarrotAndStick (The articles posted by me needn't necessarily reflect my opinion.)
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To: prisoner6
100,000 years into the future, sexual selection will mean that two distinct breeds of human will have developed.

I got news for this genius, 100,000 years from now King Jesus will still be on His eternal throne, the Devil and those who followed him will still be burning in a Lake of Fire, and everyone will be snickering IF they still remember the absurd ramblings of Oliver Curry.

Jesus is coming soon.

Last time He was the Saviour, this time He's the Judge.

Here come de Judge.
14 posted on 10/25/2007 11:25:24 PM PDT by mkjessup (Jan 20, 2009 - "We Don't Know. Where Rudy Went. Just Glad He's Not. The President. Burma Shave.")
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To: prisoner6
"Women, on the other hand, will develop lighter, smooth, hairless skin, large clear eyes, pert breasts, glossy hair, and even features, he adds. Racial differences will be ironed out by interbreeding, producing a uniform race of coffee-coloured people."
15 posted on 10/25/2007 11:26:46 PM PDT by CarrotAndStick (The articles posted by me needn't necessarily reflect my opinion.)
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To: SunkenCiv; blam

What will happen to the red haired Neanderthal throwbacks?
I’m frightened......


16 posted on 10/25/2007 11:27:11 PM PDT by ValerieTexas
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To: prisoner6

In a thousand years (probably more like a hundred) parents will be able to design every physical and mental feature of their children at the geneticist’s office. Who’s going to pick short, fat, ugly, stupid, goblin-like?


17 posted on 10/25/2007 11:28:18 PM PDT by LibWhacker (Democrats are phony Americans)
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To: CarrotAndStick

Lamarkians at it again....sheesh...when will they learn.


18 posted on 10/25/2007 11:28:41 PM PDT by HerrBlucher (He's the coolest thing around, gonna shut HRC down, gonna turn it on, wind it up, blow em out, FDT!)
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To: prisoner6

The original author is out of touch. Biology—evolution—is no longer the method by which any, even minor, changes will occur in humans.

In fact, the world will change uncalculably within 50 years, or as soon as someone creates a human equivalent AI.

If we get it first, great...but sometimes I wonder. People don’t seem to understand that this is as important an advantage as nuclear weapons were on WWII, and it is the only weapon capable of defeating our arsenal (without us ever knowing it, by disabling it).

If we’re lucky, the Japanese or some European country will create it if we aren’t able to. If the Chinese do, then any attempt to defeat them economically or otherwise will be impossible. And in the event of a conflict, they’ll simply disable our infrastrture from the inside out.

After AIs able to engineer themselves come into existence, the future is unpredictable, but surely, biology is at the very end of its stages—think about how long it took for automobiles to replace horses.

The most important point being this: whatever group or country gets AI first, wins by getting a lead that will grow exponentially. It’ll be like chasing a jet with a donkey.

In 1000 years...gees...humans will have transformed into something else that will have been engineered from start to finish.


19 posted on 10/25/2007 11:29:12 PM PDT by kbingham
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To: prisoner6
an attractive, intelligent ruling elite and an underclass of dim-witted, ugly goblin-like creatures

Republicanus Invertebratus, and Democratus Degeneratus.

20 posted on 10/25/2007 11:29:44 PM PDT by Jeff Chandler ("A person's a person no matter how small." -Dr. Seuss)
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To: prisoner6

Wow they can see 1000 years into the future!!!

Maybe if they could they would realize that by then technology and genetics will have progressed to the point where everyone will look like they want to look.


21 posted on 10/25/2007 11:29:49 PM PDT by Inverse
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To: prisoner6
I would speculate that 100,000 years from now, if mankind exists, humans will have left the organic body and synthesized into an artificial form. This new man would be able to live indefinitely and operate in harsh environments, like undersea or space, without bulky life-support systems. He would have the same intellect and soul but it would have been transfered from flesh to electronics.
22 posted on 10/25/2007 11:31:35 PM PDT by Brad from Tennessee ("A politician can't give you anything he hasn't first stolen from you.")
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To: prisoner6
"... attractive, intelligent ruling elite..."

This is news? I'm already there.

23 posted on 10/25/2007 11:33:56 PM PDT by A Navy Vet (In perpetuum sacramentum)
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To: prisoner6
Ah, the comedic permutations are endless. Hopefully we'll read some comedy related to the hubris of the "theorist."
24 posted on 10/25/2007 11:35:14 PM PDT by Hornitos
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To: prisoner6

Orlaks and Morlaks right?


25 posted on 10/25/2007 11:37:59 PM PDT by CBF (It's the law stupid!)
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To: prisoner6

Science Fiction nonsense. This guy should write a novel and be done with it.


26 posted on 10/25/2007 11:39:04 PM PDT by Junior_G
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To: prisoner6

26 responses and nary a picture of Helen Thomas? Freepers.... tsk tsk!


27 posted on 10/25/2007 11:42:58 PM PDT by MarineBrat (My wife and I took an AIDS vaccination that the Church offers.)
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To: kbingham
In fact, the world will change uncalculably within 50 years, or as soon as someone creates a human equivalent AI.

A friend once joked, maybe the computers have already gotten there; they're just lying low and acting stupid... for now.

:^)

28 posted on 10/25/2007 11:43:25 PM PDT by CarrotAndStick (The articles posted by me needn't necessarily reflect my opinion.)
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To: prisoner6
Photo Sharing and Video Hosting at Photobucket
29 posted on 10/25/2007 11:45:24 PM PDT by Berlin_Freeper (ETERNAL SHAME on the Treasonous and Immoral Democrats!)
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To: prisoner6
I think it’s more likely going to be the Morlock Democrats eating the Eloi Republicans.
30 posted on 10/25/2007 11:46:33 PM PDT by highlander_UW (I don't know what my future holds, but I know Who holds my future)
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To: mkjessup
"The human race will one day split into two separate..."

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Matthew 13:49
This is how it will be at the end of the age. The angels will come and separate the wicked from the righteous

Matthew 25:32
All the nations will be gathered before him, and he will separate the people one from another as a shepherd separates the sheep from the goats.

31 posted on 10/25/2007 11:50:59 PM PDT by Manic_Episode (Some mornings, it's just not worth chewing through the leather straps...)
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To: prisoner6

With as much plastic surgery as goes on now, natural selection by beauty doesn’t have a chance. The next generation of children will look so little like their parents that — until their own surgery — they’ll think they were adopted.


32 posted on 10/25/2007 11:54:02 PM PDT by AZLiberty (President Fred -- I like the sound of it.)
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To: prisoner6
How does a race become separate species? Seems like the scientist is not to clear on a few concepts.

Anyway, it reminds me of the original movie based on the H. G. Wells novel ‘The Time Machine’

33 posted on 10/25/2007 11:59:03 PM PDT by valkyry1
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To: prisoner6

Isch Kabibble!


34 posted on 10/26/2007 12:02:29 AM PDT by Jan Hus
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To: kbingham
as soon as someone creates a human equivalent AI

Is this subtle joking or sarcasm?

35 posted on 10/26/2007 12:04:57 AM PDT by valkyry1
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To: prisoner6

real science sticks with what we can see and measure today and not speculate about what might have happened thousands and millions of years in the unobserved past or what might happen thousands and millions of years in the unknown future.


36 posted on 10/26/2007 12:05:10 AM PDT by ari-freedom (I am for traditional moral values, a strong national defense, and free markets.)
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To: highlander_UW
and everyone will eat the vegans

37 posted on 10/26/2007 12:10:12 AM PDT by ari-freedom (I am for traditional moral values, a strong national defense, and free markets.)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

Stop the world I want to get off!


38 posted on 10/26/2007 12:14:42 AM PDT by haroldeveryman
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To: A Navy Vet

LOL


39 posted on 10/26/2007 12:15:40 AM PDT by Vanders9
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To: Vince Ferrer
Conservatives, on the other hand, will be ugly
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ok this is junk science. Time for some scientific evidence

40 posted on 10/26/2007 12:17:31 AM PDT by ari-freedom (I am for traditional moral values, a strong national defense, and free markets.)
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To: prisoner6

“...evolutionary theorist Oliver Curry from the London School of Economics...”

An evolutionary THEORIST, based at LSE?

He must be doing prep work for his next book...


41 posted on 10/26/2007 12:21:48 AM PDT by Vanders9
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To: Manic_Episode
The late Keith Green:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HL7lZc8XgBc

Well worth watching. ;)
42 posted on 10/26/2007 12:26:08 AM PDT by mkjessup (Jan 20, 2009 - "We Don't Know. Where Rudy Went. Just Glad He's Not. The President. Burma Shave.")
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To: prisoner6

I saw this movie.


43 posted on 10/26/2007 12:32:32 AM PDT by ozzymandus
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To: prisoner6
This is what give scientist a bad name.

Just about anything could happen in the next 100 years to change things beyond anyones imagination much less a thousand years...

Designer children, probably.

Gene filtering, probably.

Replacement parts, probably.

A serious dent in the aging process, probably.

What else? Who knows... And this "scientist" guess isn't likely much better than anyone else's guess.

44 posted on 10/26/2007 12:32:46 AM PDT by DB
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To: prisoner6
The human race will one day split into two separate species, an attractive, intelligent ruling elite and an underclass of dim-witted, ugly goblin-like creatures, according to a top scientist.

The top scientist is apparently still living in the early 1900s. The human race has always been able, through technology, to sidestep many evolutionary pressures altogether, and as our technology grows, evolutionary pressures become increasingly irrelevant for us. Genomic research, biotech advances, nanotechnology - all will allow humans to determine their own development.
45 posted on 10/26/2007 12:36:12 AM PDT by AnotherUnixGeek
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To: prisoner6

But what will cause it, President Bush or Global Warming?


46 posted on 10/26/2007 12:40:37 AM PDT by HisKingdomWillAbolishSinDeath (Christ's Kingdom on Earth is the answer. What is your question?)
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To: mkjessup

Thank you. Keith was great.


47 posted on 10/26/2007 12:43:25 AM PDT by Manic_Episode (Some mornings, it's just not worth chewing through the leather straps...)
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To: kbingham

You’re assuming AI is possible.

Big assumption.


48 posted on 10/26/2007 12:50:40 AM PDT by D-fendr (Deus non alligatur sacramentis sed nos alligamur.)
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To: prisoner6

CINDY SHEEHAN!


49 posted on 10/26/2007 12:57:53 AM PDT by LeoWindhorse
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To: AnotherUnixGeek

Looks like McD's will be a much more important factor in determining development.
50 posted on 10/26/2007 1:05:36 AM PDT by ari-freedom (I am for traditional moral values, a strong national defense, and free markets.)
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