14 September 2006 - black and white

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Stuck in the Mammalian Bottleneck

When mammals first evolved, during the Cold War, it was important for survival to see everything in black and white and red all over, and to have sharp ears to catch the whisper of policy disagreement—I mean, of commie subversion. Since then some lineages, notably primates, have developed nuanced vision and sophisticated intelligence assets. Those freaks. Good thing we’re not related.

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