Saturday, February 6, 2010

Phobias--Evolution's Tell-tale Tipoffs

Why are we not afraid of driving without a seat belt in the same way we are afraid of heights?  Why aren't we afraid of a blow drier in the bath tub the same way we are of the dark?  Sex without a condom vs poisonous animals?

Natural selection hasn't accounted for our recent trappings.  Interesting.

Ideas from .  Dawkins/Pinker's interview.

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