Re: Sensory and sensibility and a big question

From: Francesca S. Alcorn (
Date: Fri Jan 18 2002 - 19:42:42 GMT

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    Hi Wade,

    >Certainly the capacity for it is hardwired, like our capacity for
    >language. But it is a develpmental capacity, and needs environmental
    >(The ultimate test for memetics would be ultimately unethical- requiring
    >a human to be raised in total isolation.)

    But it has occurred naturally. Feral children. I found this link on
    the web after doing a search on feral child. Maybe it would have
    something interesting.

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