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So many threads here that I thought it might be a little impossible to really go through them all.
So I say : what about love?
We feel that evolution comes down to an ability that has evolved from a previous ability...but what about the reason behind the evolution?
We are basically sedentary beings : we hold on to what works. But in all evolutions that we have verifiable evidence for, there is the evidence that someone 'loved' something enough to take something one step further.
We can see in our every day workings that we 'love' what we do, and so, put our spirit into that thing so as to take it to the next step. We become involved personally and be a part of that thing because something drives us.
We may have a home and a family and elderly parents and 'special needs' children that drives us onwards to make our life and 'their' lives better, because really, we are able to go that one step further to make it better for not only ourself, but for them also.
So what about the 'love' ?
It has been speculated that we came to our 'religious' beliefs about the dead through our dreams of the dead...that they were not really dead because we could still 'see' them, in our dreams, and hence, we saw that they lived on after they had departed. So, we care for the dead to ease our subconsciousness that we did what we could for them when they are gone.
If this is so, then what really could we imagine we could do for those that were alive?
What if the transformation of taking better care of our dead amended how better we could take care of our alive?
What if our love for those gone meant that we would treat our alive in a better way so as not to be disturbed by our dreams of the dead?
Don't forget that in all layers of society, there are all manner of peoples who play different parts in how a society works. While we can imagine a primitive lifestyle, with primitive beliefs and tools and ways of doing things, one real thing is apparent : our brain size has not changed over so many thousands of years. This can surely only mean that we definitely share the same emotions as our very primitive ancestors.
And we are fool enough to not take notice of the living animals around us? : we see how some interact, and how they do react when one of them has passed away.
So....what if the evidence that shows 'something' occuring actually comes down to how we perceive that 'thing' according to a modern day thought?
What if we looked at any evolutionary trait as being not just from a mistake or learning or understanding or discovery, but rather that 'we' felt more to make something be better than what it was?
What if we felt more about something that we went that extra step forward because we were inspired to go that extra step forward....It is not all to do with how we perceive ourself against our rival, but also how we are perceived among our own. And especially among those we love.

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Anybody have any thoughts on this? 216 Graham Hancock 18-Sep-03 14:27
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Re: Anybody have any thoughts on this? 161 Jim Alison 18-Sep-03 14:55
Re: Anybody have any thoughts on this? 145 Jim Alison 18-Sep-03 15:09
Re: Anybody have any thoughts on this? 153 Jaimi 18-Sep-03 15:00
Regionalization of Early Humanity 160 Sully6 18-Sep-03 16:44
Re: Anybody have any thoughts on this? 181 peterk 18-Sep-03 15:06
Re: Anybody have any thoughts on this? 149 Nejc 18-Sep-03 15:22
Re: Anybody have any thoughts on this? 142 Sphinx 18-Sep-03 15:27
Re: Anybody have any thoughts on this? 108 peterk 18-Sep-03 15:40
Re: Anybody have any thoughts on this? 228 Saorsa 18-Sep-03 15:46
Re: Anybody have any thoughts on this? 231 peterk 18-Sep-03 16:10
Natural Born Readers 345 Sphinx 18-Sep-03 15:57
Re: Natural Born Readers 163 Dave Light 18-Sep-03 16:06
Re: Natural Born Readers 166 Curious 20-Sep-03 20:58
Climatic Change about 50,000 years ago 243 Curious 20-Sep-03 22:00
Sun activity 218 James 18-Sep-03 15:30
Re: Anybody have any thoughts on this? 182 Ian Alex Blease 18-Sep-03 16:11
Re: Anybody have any thoughts on this? 175 Mercury Rapids 18-Sep-03 16:38
Absolutely 194 Ian Alex Blease 22-Sep-03 16:26
Re: Anybody have any thoughts on this? 215 wireloop 18-Sep-03 16:12
Re: Anybody have any thoughts on this? 143 Dr. Sunil 18-Sep-03 16:14
Re: Anybody have any thoughts on this? 208 Dr. Sunil 18-Sep-03 16:16
sorry 159 Dr. Sunil 18-Sep-03 16:18
The Day we Learnt to Think 194 Sphinx 18-Sep-03 16:19
Re: Anybody have any thoughts on this? 226 Mercury Rapids 18-Sep-03 16:48
Re: Anybody have any thoughts on this? 150 W. L. Nixon 18-Sep-03 17:57
Re: Anybody have any thoughts on this? 175 Jaimi 18-Sep-03 18:23
Re: Anybody have any thoughts on this? 224 Ararat Ogitrev 26-Sep-03 16:44
Here's my two cents worth 202 drak1 24-Sep-03 00:45
Our artifically created Genes are the answer 226 Mosachio 18-Sep-03 17:09
Re: Our artifically created Genes are the answer 187 Dave Light 18-Sep-03 17:27
Re: Anybody have any thoughts on this? 211 M J Harper 18-Sep-03 18:26
Re: Anybody have any thoughts on this? 185 Bent 18-Sep-03 18:36
Re: Anybody have any thoughts on this? 287 David L 18-Sep-03 18:56
Re: Anybody have any thoughts on this? 229 Diomede 18-Sep-03 18:56
Re: Anybody have any thoughts on this? 238 Kees 18-Sep-03 20:46
Re: Anybody have any thoughts on this? 141 Anne-Marie 18-Sep-03 21:05
Re: How does conventional sciences explain the turning on of human consciousness 139 Paul Mallon 19-Sep-03 16:54
Re: How does conventional sciences explain the turning on of human consciousness 202 Kees 19-Sep-03 17:31
Re: How does conventional sciences explain the turning on of human consciousness 144 Anne-Marie 21-Sep-03 21:09
Re: Anybody have any thoughts on this? 152 NephraTari 18-Sep-03 22:13
Re: Anybody have any thoughts on this? 208 Anne-Marie 19-Sep-03 08:05
Re: Anybody have any thoughts on this? 163 Zosimos 18-Sep-03 22:20
Re: Anybody have any thoughts on this? 213 M J Harper 19-Sep-03 00:01
You should write a book on this subject 155 IanScot 18-Sep-03 22:34
Re: Anybody have any thoughts on this? 156 Zosimos 18-Sep-03 22:43
Re: Anybody have any thoughts on this? 287 adequatedane 19-Sep-03 00:43
Re: Anybody have any thoughts on this? 166 RichardC 19-Sep-03 00:14
In The Beginning - which one ? 175 Thirdwave 19-Sep-03 01:38
Re: In The Beginning - which one ? 197 Thirdwave 24-Sep-03 02:18
Re: Anybody have any thoughts on this? 242 Sphinx 19-Sep-03 01:54
Re: Anybody have any thoughts on this? 276 David L 19-Sep-03 17:22
Re: Just Thinking........ 168 justinbrown 19-Sep-03 02:56
Re: Just Thinking........ 217 Baggie 19-Sep-03 12:33
Re: Cool........ 227 justinbrown 20-Sep-03 03:54
Re: Cool........ 198 Baggie 20-Sep-03 10:16
Re: Anybody have any thoughts on this? 207 maurie 19-Sep-03 03:05
Re: My Theology Says.......... 142 justinbrown 19-Sep-03 03:52
Re: I'm Hungry............. 148 justinbrown 20-Sep-03 04:30
What! 205 Sync 19-Sep-03 04:02
Re: Anybody have any thoughts on this? 219 maurie 19-Sep-03 04:27
Re: Anybody have any thoughts on this? 202 Sync 20-Sep-03 01:41
the momentous switch 186 trailmarker 19-Sep-03 10:03
Re: Anybody have any thoughts on this? 213 Pete Clarke 19-Sep-03 10:06
Thanks Pete... 162 DPCrisp 19-Sep-03 11:23
Re: Thanks Pete... 221 Baggie 19-Sep-03 12:43
the truth of the matter 278 trailmarker 19-Sep-03 16:29
Re: the truth of the matter 213 Baggie 19-Sep-03 17:43
Argument from Design 199 DPCrisp 19-Sep-03 11:53
Re: Anybody have any thoughts on this? 198 M J Harper 19-Sep-03 17:00
Re: Anybody have any thoughts on this? 197 Jaimi 19-Sep-03 20:59
Re: Anybody have any thoughts on this? 242 ken b 19-Sep-03 18:46
Re: Anybody have any thoughts on this? 217 Graham Hancock 19-Sep-03 22:13
Re: Anybody have any thoughts on this? 239 khall 21-Sep-03 19:05
Re: Anybody have any thoughts on this? 161 Ararat Ogitrev 26-Sep-03 15:35
Re: Anybody have any thoughts on this? 228 OakeyDokey 19-Sep-03 22:59
Re: Anybody have any thoughts on this? 205 OakeyDokey 19-Sep-03 23:05
Re: Anybody have any thoughts on this? 164 OakeyDokey 19-Sep-03 23:17
the illusion of change - and the Neanderthal Question 208 John Grigsby 19-Sep-03 20:48
Re: the illusion of change - and the Neanderthal Question 156 Dominick Ohrbeck 19-Sep-03 22:05
Re: the illusion of change - and the Neanderthal Question 239 Baggie 19-Sep-03 23:42
Re: the illusion of change - and the Neanderthal Question 209 OakeyDokey 20-Sep-03 00:04
Dark Materials 168 Baggie 20-Sep-03 10:11
Re: the illusion of change - and the Neanderthal Question 155 Curious 20-Sep-03 20:27
Re: the illusion of change - and the Neanderthal Question 232 OakeyDokey 20-Sep-03 21:31
The "4th" brain: Prefrontal Lobes n/t 192 Dominick Ohrbeck 19-Sep-03 22:10
Re: Anybody have any thoughts on this? 239 OakeyDokey 19-Sep-03 22:33
Re: Anybody have any thoughts on this? 154 OakeyDokey 19-Sep-03 22:41
Re: Anybody have any thoughts on this? 167 OakeyDokey 19-Sep-03 22:51
Re: Anybody have any thoughts on this? 216 M J Harper 20-Sep-03 00:16
Re: Anybody have any thoughts on this? 246 Bent 20-Sep-03 01:13
Egyption Mechanics 197 Sync 20-Sep-03 01:53
Re: Anybody have any thoughts on this? 141 Claire 20-Sep-03 19:51
Re: Anybody have any thoughts on this? 230 maurie 20-Sep-03 02:48
Re: Anybody have any thoughts on this? 244 OneLove 20-Sep-03 04:24
What about love? 303 drew 20-Sep-03 17:44
Re: Anybody have any thoughts on this? 171 JDB3fan 20-Sep-03 23:28
Prometheus,Fallen Angels,Adam and Eve 253 adequatedane 21-Sep-03 04:16
Re: Prometheus,Fallen Angels,Adam and Eve 206 Anne-Marie 21-Sep-03 21:16
Re: Anybody have any thoughts on this? 214 banah 21-Sep-03 14:43
Forbidden Archeology 169 konuzion 21-Sep-03 18:30
Questioning the question. 213 konuzion 21-Sep-03 20:22
More fool me!. 138 konuzion 21-Sep-03 20:35
Re: Anybody have any thoughts on this? 220 Will2097 21-Sep-03 23:46
Civilized? 147 konuzion 22-Sep-03 00:25
Re: Civilized? 228 Will2097 22-Sep-03 06:41
Re: Civilized? 163 konuzion 23-Sep-03 00:59
Re: Civilized? 195 Will2097 23-Sep-03 09:03
Re: Anybody have any thoughts on this? 173 Diomede 22-Sep-03 21:23
Re: Anybody have any thoughts on this? 177 Doug 22-Sep-03 22:13
Re: Anybody have any thoughts on this? 154 waterstone 23-Sep-03 12:36
And bood to see you gack! 242 konuzion 23-Sep-03 23:12
Re: Anybody have any thoughts on this? 231 Diomede 23-Sep-03 23:43
Re: Anybody have any thoughts on this? 168 waterstone 24-Sep-03 05:00
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Re: Anybody have any thoughts on this? 202 Pete Clarke 29-Sep-03 13:50
Re: Anybody have any thoughts on this? 201 Intrigued3 01-Oct-03 22:18
Re: Anybody have any thoughts on this? 163 Pete Clarke 03-Oct-03 09:18
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