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Saturday, January 31, 2009

Here are links to three reviews of the

Dutton book, kindly flicked on by David Boyce.

One of the things I'm curious about is why should a so-called 'artistic' sensibility be more successful in attracting fertile mates than say a scientist who does research with experiments in their hunt for knowledge, or a mystic or religious scholar searching for spiritual truth? As a skill, why would the 'artistic' be so attractive?

Here are those links...

Paste them into your search engine if you are interested.(Sorry, I can't highlight them.)

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