Why I’m no longer a Christian
Gut Stomper

Los Angeles, CA

#462746 Jun 7, 2013
More shit to shovel in for the "I'll eat anything crowd"...

Human Infants and Apes Utilize Same Gestures Descended From a Shared Ancestor 6 Million Years Ago

By Keerthi Chandrashekar / Keerthi@latinospost.com | First Posted: Jun 07, 2013 10:26 AM EDT

Communicative gestures used by human infants, baby chimpanzees, and baby bonobos are all incredibly similar, asserts a new study, which also claims humans inherited gestures from a 6-million-year-old shared ancestor.

"The similarity in the form and function of the gestures in a human infant, a baby chimpanzee and a baby bonobo was remarkable," said Patricia Greenfield, co-author of the study published in the journal Frontiers in Pyschology.

Chimpanzees and bonobos (formerly known as pygmy chimpanzees) are the closest known relatives to humans in the animal kingdom. The study shows that gestures baby humans, chimps, and bonobos were all "predominantly communicative," according to Greenfield, and the same. For instance, all three exhibited pointing, and raising their arms to big picked up.



The team observed an 11-month-old female human infant until she was 18 months old, and 12-month-old apes until they were 26 months old. All three demonstrated the same pathway when developing their language skills. It was always gestures first, and then symbols, represented by words for the child and lexigrams for the apes. The human infant quickly outpaced the apes in the second half of the study, when symbols were introduced.

"This was the first indication of a distinctive human pathway to language," Greenfield said. "This finding suggests that the ability to combine gesture and vocalization may have been important for the evolution of language."

Through the study the researchers concluded that the similarities in gesture development indicate that the form of communication descended from a common ancestor between the three. The current fossil records points to an ancestor that lived 6 million years ago, whose evolutionary offspring eventually split into the humans, chimpanzees, and bonobos we see today.

"Our cross-species comparison provides insights into the communicative potential of our common ancestor," lead author lead author, Kristen Gillespie-Lynch said.

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#462747 Jun 7, 2013
Gut Stomper wrote:
More shit to shovel in for the "I'll eat anything crowd"...
Human Infants and Apes Utilize Same Gestures Descended From a Shared Ancestor 6 Million Years Ago
By Keerthi Chandrashekar / Keerthi@latinospost.com | First Posted: Jun 07, 2013 10:26 AM EDT
Communicative gestures used by human infants, baby chimpanzees, and baby bonobos are all incredibly similar, asserts a new study, which also claims humans inherited gestures from a 6-million-year-old shared ancestor.
"The similarity in the form and function of the gestures in a human infant, a baby chimpanzee and a baby bonobo was remarkable," said Patricia Greenfield, co-author of the study published in the journal Frontiers in Pyschology.
Chimpanzees and bonobos (formerly known as pygmy chimpanzees) are the closest known relatives to humans in the animal kingdom. The study shows that gestures baby humans, chimps, and bonobos were all "predominantly communicative," according to Greenfield, and the same. For instance, all three exhibited pointing, and raising their arms to big picked up.
The team observed an 11-month-old female human infant until she was 18 months old, and 12-month-old apes until they were 26 months old. All three demonstrated the same pathway when developing their language skills. It was always gestures first, and then symbols, represented by words for the child and lexigrams for the apes. The human infant quickly outpaced the apes in the second half of the study, when symbols were introduced.
"This was the first indication of a distinctive human pathway to language," Greenfield said. "This finding suggests that the ability to combine gesture and vocalization may have been important for the evolution of language."
Through the study the researchers concluded that the similarities in gesture development indicate that the form of communication descended from a common ancestor between the three. The current fossil records points to an ancestor that lived 6 million years ago, whose evolutionary offspring eventually split into the humans, chimpanzees, and bonobos we see today.
"Our cross-species comparison provides insights into the communicative potential of our common ancestor," lead author lead author, Kristen Gillespie-Lynch said.
LOL! the sad fact of the matter is - that fallen humans who are dead in their trespasses and sins basically ARE just animals/flesh, made-up of the same clay found in apes. it's only when we're born-again of the Spirit and are infused with the Nature of God that we transcend above the animal kingdom!

“I Am No One Else”

Since: Apr 12

Seattle

#462748 Jun 7, 2013
waaasssuuup wrote:
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did you really just judge me that i'm not a "good" person???
what/who gives you this right and what are the standards by which you come to such conclusions???
can/should you also be able to punish me according to your judgementalism???
You support stoning children, you are not a "good" person by any stretch of the imagination.

“I Am No One Else”

Since: Apr 12

Seattle

#462749 Jun 7, 2013
waaasssuuup wrote:
<quoted text>
LOL! the sad fact of the matter is - that fallen humans who are dead in their trespasses and sins basically ARE just animals/flesh, made-up of the same clay found in apes. it's only when we're born-again of the Spirit and are infused with the Nature of God that we transcend above the animal kingdom!
So you think you're special because you are so gullible as to not require even one bit of evidence before buying snake oil. That's a great way to think, maybe Zeus will go easy on you for worshiping a false god, but then again, I doubt Cthulhu would care.

“I Am No One Else”

Since: Apr 12

Seattle

#462750 Jun 7, 2013
waaasssuuup wrote:
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hypocricy is unbecoming on you, kait. besides, i meant it as somewhat of a compliment:)
At least Kait can probably spell "hypocrisy" correctly.

“H-o-o-o-o-o-o-ld on thar!”

Since: Sep 08

The Borderland of Sol

#462751 Jun 7, 2013
waaasssuuup wrote:
<quoted text>
LOL! the sad fact of the matter is - that fallen humans who are dead in their trespasses and sins basically ARE just animals/flesh, made-up of the same clay found in apes. it's only when we're born-again of the Spirit and are infused with the Nature of God that we transcend above the animal kingdom!
You realize that that's gibberish, right?
Innuendo Police

Bulls Gap, TN

#462752 Jun 7, 2013
macumazahn wrote:
<quoted text>You realize that that's gibberish, right?
That just means that all your monkey fcuking ancestors must have been Gibbons.

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#462753 Jun 7, 2013
KittenKoder wrote:
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You support stoning children, you are not a "good" person by any stretch of the imagination.
hey nutbar - for the zillionth time on topix; I AM NOT AN ISRAELITE NOR AM I UNDER ANCIENT MOSAIC LAW!!!

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#462754 Jun 7, 2013
KittenKoder wrote:
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So you think you're special because you are so gullible as to not require even one bit of evidence before buying snake oil. That's a great way to think, maybe Zeus will go easy on you for worshiping a false god, but then again, I doubt Cthulhu would care.
MAKE UP YOUR CRAZY MIND: ARE YOU AN ATHEIST OR NOT? if so, i've only stated what atheist's believe; that you're merely a "mammal" and nothing more

“ IT'S A CHOICE !!!”

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#462755 Jun 7, 2013
macumazahn wrote:
<quoted text>You realize that that's gibberish, right?
Hi Mac, How is your day going? Just doin' errands today...

“let's do this thang!”

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#462756 Jun 7, 2013
macumazahn wrote:
<quoted text>You realize that that's gibberish, right?
MAKE UP YOUR CRAZY MIND: ARE YOU AN ATHEIST OR NOT? if so, i've only stated what atheist's believe; that you're merely a "mammal" and nothing more

“let's do this thang!”

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#462757 Jun 7, 2013
KittenKoder wrote:
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At least Kait can probably spell "hypocrisy" correctly.
i'd rather be a bad speller in heaven than a good one in.....
Innuendo Police

Bulls Gap, TN

#462758 Jun 7, 2013
waaasssuuup wrote:
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hey nutbar - for the zillionth time on topix; I AM NOT AN ISRAELITE NOR AM I UNDER ANCIENT MOSAIC LAW!!!
She's got two more nuts than most women.
Well, that's what mac said...

“let's do this thang!”

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#462759 Jun 7, 2013
Snevaeh legna wrote:
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Hi Mac, How is your day going? Just doin' errands today...
hi - my day is going well, thanks! oh wait....were you talking to blasphaMac? my bad:(
psnert

Netherlands

#462760 Jun 7, 2013
Innuendo Police wrote:
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She's got two more nuts than most women.
Well, that's what mac said...
Between the two of you,that's 6. How are those two nuts you store in your cheek doing?

“let's do this thang!”

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#462761 Jun 7, 2013
Innuendo Police wrote:
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She's got two more nuts than most women.
Well, that's what mac said...
sorry but i don't have much patience for her. she comes out of nowhere accusing me of approving the stoning of children! what are you supposed to say to someone like that?

“ IT'S A CHOICE !!!”

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#462762 Jun 7, 2013
waaasssuuup wrote:
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hi - my day is going well, thanks! oh wait....were you talking to blasphaMac? my bad:(
Hello Waasuup... I like Mac. We don't have to agree on God to be friends silly? How is your day W?

“H-o-o-o-o-o-o-ld on thar!”

Since: Sep 08

The Borderland of Sol

#462763 Jun 7, 2013
Snevaeh legna wrote:
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Hi Mac, How is your day going? Just doin' errands today...
I'm off today, so I'm just loafing.

It's too friggin' wet to do much else.

“H-o-o-o-o-o-o-ld on thar!”

Since: Sep 08

The Borderland of Sol

#462765 Jun 7, 2013
Snevaeh legna wrote:
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Hello Waasuup... I like Mac. We don't have to agree on God to be friends silly? How is your day W?
We do not.

Hi, Angel.

“let's do this thang!”

Since: Aug 10

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#462766 Jun 7, 2013
Snevaeh legna wrote:
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Hello Waasuup... I like Mac. We don't have to agree on God to be friends silly? How is your day W?
hi. no we don't hafta agree and i have lots of friends who aren't Christian. i'd like to be mac and w_n's friend but they frig'n hate me (sniffle). could you tell your friends not to be such meanies?

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