? Polygenesis, Out of Africa

ECOLING at aol.com ECOLING at aol.com
Fri Aug 20 13:58:42 UTC 1999

Just one point on the discussions.

It is EVEN possible
(though not the simplest explanation from some points
of view, Nature need not be simple)

that Neanderthals had several languages,
from independent sources,
and these languages were separately inherited
by different groups of modern humans.

So inheritance from Neanderthals
does NOT necessarily imply monogenesis?

Just checking the logic here.

Lloyd Anderson
Ecological Linguistics

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