mumford non-specialized law

he had a far richer biological equipment ..a body not specialized for any single activity, and a brain capable of scanning a wider environ and holding all the diff parts of his experience together

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from Lewis Mumford’s myth of the machine: (v 1):

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no single trait.. not even tool making.. is sufficient to id man.. what is specially and uniquely human is man’s capacity to combine a wide variety of animal propensities into an emergent cultural entity: a human personality.

early man had a much more important asset that extended his whole technical horizon: he had a far richer biological equipment than any other animal, a body not specialized for any single activity, and a brain capable of scanning a wider environ and holding all the diff parts of his experience together.. t.. precisely because of his extraordinary plasticity and sensitivity, he was able to use a large portion of both his external environ and his internal, psychosomatic resources..

antifragility

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specialized: requiring or involving detailed and specific knowledge or training

no train.. no prep

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the it is me

fromm spontaneous law

discrimination as equity

embodiment ness

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laws\ish

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