Before We Were Born to Run, We Were Born to Fight

I would agree to some extent that we are “born to fight,” but probably not in the sense that you seem to be exploring above. The notion that we are “born to run” comes from the running man hypothesis that endurance running was an evolutionary specialization that allowed us to overcome the fact that we are, from a comparative physiology perspective, NOT born to fight. No claws, no sharp teeth, not terribly strong, big, or fast, etc. However, I would posit that fighting is more basic that that, and we evolved to fight (and evolved a sense of when or who to fight) in the same way that our nearest evolutionary kin evolved to fight. That is, we fight over territory/resources and genetic survival. Apes and large primates will fight to defend territory or scarce resources, this is obvious and along the lines of some of what you suggest above. Perhaps a more primal drive however i...

Full article: http://barefootrunninguniversity.com/2013/11/11/before-we...

Tweets

Original ‘Born to Run’ manuscript to be auctioned for an estimated $100,000

Original ‘Born to Run’ manuscript to be auction...

pursuitist.com 30 Nov '13, 6am

Born to Run. It may be the greatest rock n’ roll song ever. Even if you’re not a Bruce Springsteen fan, you’ve probably he...

To Run or Not To Run That is the Question

To Run or Not To Run That is the Question

runeatrepeat.com 04 Dec '13, 6pm

I cant believe you ran! I always put my health before running so if im not feeling great I dont go. Especially if I was ju...

Energy storage and the great commercial frontie...

pv-tech.org 30 Nov '13, 10pm

Commercial solar is one of the growth opportunities being eyed in the US. Image: IKEA. Commercial solar deployment has dro...

Nike Roshe Run Motion

Nike Roshe Run Motion

sneakernews.com 29 Nov '13, 4pm

isn’t going away anytime soon. One of a handful of known, upcoming models is this-the Nike Roshe Run Motion . The sneaker ...

Piece of String Fun Run - No one knows what the...

runningandstuff.com 28 Nov '13, 9pm

One thing that struck me as the runners came in and left was that they had all proved why they were picked to run this exp...

Azkals fight Singapore in friendly

abs-cbnnews.com 01 Dec '13, 12am

MANILA, Philippines - Scratched off the delegation to the Southeast Asian Games, the Philippine under-23 football team tri...

Why you should take your easy days seriously so...

runnersworld.com 01 Dec '13, 3am

Runners who sweat every detail of a workout—pace, distance, effort—may not think twice about a "recovery day" on their tra...

Born Crown Lotta Over The Knee Boot. Let your s...

dsw.com 20 Nov '13, 5am

Let your style fly high in the western inspired Lotta from Born Crown. Lace up detailing and gorgeous suede on this over t...

Bruce Springsteen’s original draft of ‘Born to Run’ is up on auction #DollarAndDream

Bruce Springsteen’s original draft of ‘Born to ...

luxurylaunches.com 01 Dec '13, 6am

If you’re a true, blue Springsteen fan, you can now own a piece of history – one of the early defining pieces of 70s rock;...

Army ranger Joe Kapacziewski takes his fight to the triathlon: @USArmy

Army ranger Joe Kapacziewski takes his fight to...

stripes.com 27 Nov '13, 10pm

Related Ranger writes memoir about losing his leg Army Ranger Joe Kapacziewski. USASOC file photo Col. David Sutherland an...

Devon Yanko reflects on when it's ok not to run.

irunfar.com 12 Dec '13, 2pm

Don’t give yourself the choice. For the first five months of our bakery being open, I had no choice but to run every day a...

Bitcoin, Schmitcoin -- Tech Stocks Also on a Frothy Run

Bitcoin, Schmitcoin -- Tech Stocks Also on a Fr...

allthingsd.com 29 Nov '13, 11pm

While the stock market was only open a half-day today, it was still a solid one for Internet stocks as the market enters i...

Kanye

Kanye

stereogum.com 26 Nov '13, 6pm

Kanye West hasn’t been shy about sharing his opinions, well, ever. But especially lately, during his Yeezus show’s built-i...

Leandro Issa vs. Russell Doane Added to UFC Fight Night 34 in Singapore: A bantamweight battle between Leandro...

Leandro Issa vs. Russell Doane Added to UFC Fig...

mmaweekly.com 30 Nov '13, 7am

Leandro Issa vs. Russell Doane Added to UFC Fight Night 34 in Singapore Posted on November 30, 2013 by JamesGoyder A banta...

Brazilian UFC newcomer Luiz Dutra meets Kiichi Kunimoto at UFC Fight Night 34 in Singapore

Brazilian UFC newcomer Luiz Dutra meets Kiichi ...

mmajunkie.com 29 Nov '13, 5pm

The UFC has a new Brazilian on the roster, and he’ll make his promotional debut in Singapore at UFC Fight Night 34. An inj...