Tuesday, July 18, 2006

This may explain Bush et alia...

This headline in the LATimes caught my eye:

When Man Mated Monkey

Of course, the very idea of ancestral human beings and chimpanzees "exchanging genes" makes people squirm, because (let's face it) this means sexual intercourse between our ancient human and animal ancestors. It is hard enough to contemplate our parents copulating; to think of our very great-grandparents not only descended from "monkeys" but having sex with them is difficult to conceive. But conceive is what they evidently did.

In Bush's case, and many others, I think think the man-on-monkey relations occurred a lot more recently. It would add a whole new dimension if his dad's sister was the simian...

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