* Posts by Erik Ray

1 post • joined 22 Jan 2007

Why is the human face hairless?

Erik Ray

Facial clarity

I think it all comes down to non-verbal communication. The best way to tell how someone is feeling and therefore what they are about to do next, is to look at their face. An angry glare, a mirthful smile, a look of surprise -- these are invaluable methods to convey information to your tribe-mates and to strangers you meet in the veldt. Getting the signal wrong could mean the death of a pal or yourself.



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