Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Primate Muse Tuesday - NINETY NINE POINT NINE



Primate Muse
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 Homo sapiens
The billions of human beings living today all belong to one species.
The DNA of all human beings living today is 99.9% alike.
View Video
4 Minutes 19 Seconds
Here
http://humanorigins.si.edu/resources/multimedia/videos/one-species-living-worldwide

Smithsonian
tour this interactive site
http://humanorigins.si.edu/

Something Absurd 
a diversion - not entirely unrelated
3 Minutes

"Humans are the only species known to actively engage
in the destruction of their own environment and that of other species."
Read More
Here

view this lovely evolutionary animation
It's Called "The Sand Castle"
(I would have called it 'The Sands Of Time")

We come and we go
Meanwhile
All is well enough for this human primate
Just 'being'



4 comments:

jude said...

but this is our nature, for now.

deanna7trees said...

99.9% alike and still so much conflict. i've come to believe that it is the conflict that teaches us what we are meant to learn.

Ms. ∆×∆p×≥h/4π said...

Learning from adversity--ah, nothing like that stone to lead one on the right path when the road forks, or the wrong path--there's no right or wrong to destiny is there? One always takes the path one is capable of in the moment.

MulticoloredPieces said...

Mmmm, like this thought-provoking post. All very appropriate considering world events.
best, nadia