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Re: [mythsoc] Digest Number 1719

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  • steve
    ... Ahh, but didn t Aule design the khazad for endurance? --wondering about the reversed knee joints, as well.
    Message 1 of 1 , Nov 23, 2004
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      > Subject: Dunno about the reversed knee joints, though...
      >
      > This, from a letter in TOUCHSTONE magazine:
      >
      > "...an article that Scientific American ran in its March 2001 issue ...
      > showed the results of an effort by three specialists on aging to redesign
      > the human body for endurance rather than beauty.
      >
      > " The results are portrayed in an artist's ... conception ... our redesigned
      > human ... complete with large, pointed ears for better hearing, reversed
      > knee joints, shorter limbs, and a backward curving neck, needs only fur on
      > the top of its feet to pass easily as a Hobbit."
      >
      >
      > Diamond Proudbrook, chuckling a little
      >


      Ahh, but didn't Aule design the khazad for endurance?

      --wondering about the reversed knee joints, as well.
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