[LMB] No lefties
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Tue Oct 8 19:43:06 BST 2019
> On Oct 6, 2019, at 12:43 PM, Howard Brazee <howard at brazee.net> wrote:
>> On Oct 5, 2019, at 9:19 AM, Harvey Fishman <fishman at panix.com> wrote:
>>> I’m looking at some of our crops that have eliminated variability and are vulnerable to new attacks. Having more branches can be beneficial.
>> Look at Cavendish Bananas. They became essentially a monoculture due to commercial problems with other strains. Now they have become victims to their own problems and are dieing out.
> As what happened with Gros Michel in the past.
The onliest thing we learn from history is that we do <strong>not</strong> learn from history.
OB:bj Barrayar repeated the mistake of contemporary India and China in preferentially keeping male children.
(Which actually is apropos the point of the thread.)
“That which doesn’t make us stronger kills us.”
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