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108 Post author: Yvain 01 January 2010 04:41PM

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Comment author: Blueberry 03 January 2010 08:14:40AM *  1 point [-]

I'm not sure why this comment got upvoted so much. If I understand what you're saying correctly, you have it exactly backwards. The signaling story wasn't intended to explain the two different mechanisms, which evolved long before humans. The signaling story is just one way that the two different mechanisms affect our lives today.