RE: Cultural traits and vulnerability to memes

From: Vincent Campbell (
Date: Wed Mar 13 2002 - 11:26:02 GMT

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            <And was the height of this hypothetical person *determined* by
    heredity or
    > 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
    > Appalachia
    > and if memory serves correct, people these days would have to stoop
    > getting
    > 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
    > recall
    > 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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