[LMB] When World-Views Collide, books
lmb at matija.com
Fri Jan 7 12:37:13 GMT 2022
On 07/01/2022 11:57, Raymond Collins wrote:
> I've been thinking, that the earliest form of communication between
> organisms of a single species has been pheromones. And that, despite the
> fact we have evolved our ability to communicate verbally with each other.
> It's pheromones that affect or metabolism and eventually our behavior.
> Imagine 'Romeo and Juliet' without pheromones.
> Romeo: "Hi I'm Romeo, "
> Juliet: "Juliet, "
> Romeo: "Our parents are douchbags,"
> Juliet: "You got that right!"
> Romeo: "well catch you later, Mercutio's taking me out to a boar fight!"
> Juliet: "sure, whatever, "
> And doeth end "Romeo and Juliet" without pheromones.
It is said that the shortest conversation in a specific dialect of
Loosely translated, that is: Q:"Would [you like to]?" A:"[I] would".
As you say, phermones make some conversations ... briefer.
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