selection

  1. meliagrom

    Female Special Forces/Green Berets

    Ever since I was a little girl watching Bear Grylls with my brother I have wanted to join the special forces. At this time I am a 16 y/o national athlete and I still have that passion. My question is, now that the position is open to women why is it not being filled? Is it simply that the women...
  2. Thaladan

    The Selection of Plutarch's Lives

    A more casual topic of discussion... Are there any omissions or inclusions in Plutarch's Lives that you find interesting? Personally, I've alway thought it a little strange that Scipio Africanus doesn't merit a Life of his own. Discuss. :)
  3. Thessalonian

    Sexual selection by sugar molecule helped determine human origins

    Sexual selection by sugar molecule helped determine human origins (10/12/2011) "Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine say that losing the ability to make a particular kind of sugar molecule boosted disease protection in early hominids, and may have...
  4. mantis

    Bureaucratic Selection

    I was wondering what you guys know about how other states chose their civil servants. I know china had Civil Service Exams, but I'm not sure on most other empires/states besides them. Rome, Greece, Germany, Britain, France, Russia, Aztec, Mayan, Incan, Spanish, Renaissance Italy, Egypt, Persian...
  5. Isoroku295

    Just bought (for 6 Dollors!!!!) A new selection.

    I have recently bought these new books, and I'm wondering if anyone has read any and what you think: (first is the name. then i write the auther) *Taking America Back. Joseph Farah. *Chinese Communism. Dan Jacobs and Han Baerwald. *USSA. David Madson. *Seven Days To Petrograd. Tom Hyman...
  6. avon

    Reading Selection for 4 April.

    We are currently reading Thomas More's Utopia but need to select the next book - now. You may vote for as many of the above as you like. Comments and discussion is welcome here. This poll will remain open for the next 5 days.
  7. avon

    Poll: Reading selection for 21 March

    We are currently reading Candide but need to select the next book - now. You may vote for as many of the above as you like. Comments and discussion is welcome here. This poll will remain open for the next 10 days.
  8. otrov

    Natural selection cure

    Hi to all, My first post and first forum membership on this kind of subject, so I hope I came to right place ;) I wanted to justify my belief that popular use of "Natural Selection" term shouldn't be used as homophobic apology (or pure ignorance/prejudice) for stigmatizing marginal groups...
  9. Rasta

    Subverting natural selection: Humans

    Natural selection is the evolutionary process that weeds out undesireable traits for a given species and selects beneficial traits based on utility. With advancements in biology and medicine, we have learned how to deal with potentially fatal disorders and birth conditions. As a result, genes...
  10. C

    Has natural selection been aborted?

    Has natural selection been aborted? I would say that natural selection, i.e. evolution, has taken a dramatic turn since the birth of human consciousness. Natural selection produced the human species and the human species has derailed natural selection. World wide the species that survive...