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<And was the height of this hypothetical person *determined* by
> environment? Are they taller than their parents? Grandparents?
> If they had grown up (given same genetic background) back in olden times,
> would they have been as tall? I have seen old setllment homes in
> and if memory serves correct, people these days would have to stoop
> through the front door. Anybody been to Shakespeare's house at Straford on
> the Avon? It was early 80's when I was their and as a high schooler I
> the doors not being too far above my noggin.>
> Yep, take your point. I guess I meant that height is not something we
> regard as a matter of individual choice, compared to whether or not one
> plays basketball, but you're right of course environment is very important
> for peoples' height.
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