[LINK] Human species 'may split in two'

Adam Todd link at todd.inoz.com
Wed Oct 18 22:05:06 AEST 2006

At 06:25 PM 18/10/2006, Howard Lowndes wrote:
>I'm sure someone will have some fun with this one.

We already have it.  There are Linkers and the Intelligent types, and then 
there are the 9-5 Mortgage 2 cars slaves to the modern market world!


My wife's already choosey about her sexual partners, that's why she waited 
till she met me!  We're trying to pre-breed the Genetic Upper class, and it 
seems successful with two chocolate and two white's :)

>Humanity may split into two sub-species in 100,000 years' time as 
>predicted by HG Wells, an expert has said.
>Evolutionary theorist Oliver Curry of the London School of Economics 
>expects a genetic upper class and a dim-witted underclass to emerge.
>The human race would peak in the year 3000, he said - before a decline due 
>to dependence on technology.
>People would become choosier about their sexual partners, causing humanity 
>to divide into sub-species, he added.
>The descendants of the genetic upper class would be tall, slim, healthy, 
>attractive, intelligent, and creative and a far cry from the "underclass" 
>humans who would have evolved into dim-witted, ugly, squat goblin-like 

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