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    Different human sub-species predicted by Dr Oliver Curry
    Humanity may split into an elite and an underclass, says Dr Curry
    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 creatures.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Diver View Post
    the "underclass" humans who would have evolved into dim-witted, ugly, squat goblin-like creatures.
    dim-witted : check
    ugly: check
    squat: mmmmmm
    goblin-like: check

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    Quote Originally Posted by HairyArsedBloke View Post
    dim-witted : check
    ugly: check
    squat: mmmmmm
    goblin-like: check

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    and a far cry from the "underclass" humans who would have evolved into dim-witted, ugly, squat goblin-like creatures.
    aka the Welsh.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Alf W View Post
    aka the Welsh.
    Oy!!!

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    Quote "Further into the future, sexual selection - being choosy about one's partner - was likely to create more and more genetic inequality, said Dr Curry"

    So no beer in the year 3000 then??

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    I think it's already happened. We have a species living amongst us today that is so different to us genetically that we are probably more closely related to apes than them. They are shorter, fatter, less intelligent and appear to have different interests and have a lack of map reading ability and breasts

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    Quote Originally Posted by Diver View Post
    Have you seen the chavs on the local council estate recently?
    Attractive women will often choose the moronic knuckle dragging wife beater, for reasons that will baffle scientists for generations to come.

    For this reason these two collections of people will unfortunately remain intermingled. And worse, the smart segment will continue to be diluted by the dim. We've reached the top, this is as much as the human race will achieve.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Diver View Post
    HG Wells' 'The Time Machine' was about this. In the far future the effete evolve into The Eloi, stupid and beautiful, and the workers evolve into the Morlocks who live under ground and eat the Eloi.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Alf W View Post
    aka the Welsh.
    No no no...

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