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Well, not that I followed extensive courses or something, but from what I understood was the reason we used to be much hairier (millions of years ago for instance) is because we didn't wear clothes, or it was colder. So the more hair, the better insulation. So if we start wearing clothes for over our face (mainly the beard area) it could happen.
In no way though, am I an expert, since what I am going off here is something I learned a decade ago.
(and also since it's not a very viable option short term, you could say that was sarcasm)

The only way to get rid of facial hair in the long run as a human species is to not let guys with a lot of facial hair have children. If men with nearly no facial hair were selected to have children for many generations in a row, future men will probably have less facial hair. The reason people were much hairier before was because without clothes, people without enough body hair might get too cold and thus not survive as well. That, or women used to like really hairy guys. One or the other biggrin.gif

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Oh no way... I mean, I'm sure it can find some practical uses, especially amongst guys that want to look like girls, if you know what I mean, but we are MEN, beards are part of us!
I agree it's annoying to shave everyday, but I can't imagine myself without beard. It just wouldn't do!

Well, I can't grow a beard even if I wanted to, since I barely can get any facial hair. So I guess I'm a girl tongue.gif
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Seconded. Whoever decided that this should be used on beards instead of on women from the nose down can go to hell. mad.gif

Well maybe the scientist where French....
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Originally Posted by Billy_5110 View Post

not so bad
but douchebags will use it to shave their entire body... it would be horrible!!!
2012 incomming!

limited world view, much?
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Why? You like hairy ladies?

What, you mean you don't like your ladies with beards??
Edited by Nocturin - 3/28/12 at 11:49am
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Well, not that I followed extensive courses or something, but from what I understood was the reason we used to be much hairier (millions of years ago for instance) is because we didn't wear clothes, or it was colder. So the more hair, the better insulation. So if we start wearing clothes for over our face (mainly the beard area) it could happen.
In no way though, am I an expert, since what I am going off here is something I learned a decade ago.
(and also since it's not a very viable option short term, you could say that was sarcasm)

Evolution doesn't work that way. With every generation of a lifeform, there's a slight change in the DNA passed on from the parent(s). These are random mutations, and beneficial mutations get "selected" to pass on to the next generation. The reasoning behind this is that a beneficial mutation would give the lifeform a better chance at survival over those without it, which would give them a better chance at reproduction. Speciation is the point at which a species branches off into two or more species. This has been observed in laboratory experiments on short-lived insects. The reason it takes so long to observe in a species such as ours is that we are so long-lived in relation to many animal species, it takes many years for someone to reach sexual maturity, and most often a female will only give birth to one child at a time.

Africa is widely believed (but still debated) to be the place where the human race (or at least our most immediate ancestors) evolved, and eventually spread to the rest of the world. Africa wasn't always a dry and hot place. When that climate change occurred, none or very few of the species in that part of the world had the ability to sweat, and were still covered with hair. By random chance, a series of mutations occurred that removed most of the hair and gave the ability to sweat. After we started to out-compete the other species and become dominant, many groups started to leave Africa. Some moved north, and it got increasingly colder. That's when we started wearing clothes.

Having said all that, I'm not an expert on evolution. This is only based on what I've read on Wikipedia. And before someone makes the obvious follow-up to that statement, I never rely on Wiki articles themselves, I also read the reference sources.
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Sound about right to my UN-educated ears.
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Pretty epic. Can't wait to use this on... you know! thumb.gif

"test in an inconspicuous area, first"
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Another step to a complete metrosexual world, I like having hair no thanks.

This. Honestly, a beard is a secondary male characteristic and is nothing to be ashamed of. Ask yourself, would any women take a gel that reduced the size or eliminated her breasts completely?
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If some guys didn't have hair, they would be classified as female. upsidedwnsmiley.gif
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If some guys didn't have hair, they would be classified as female. upsidedwnsmiley.gif

justin beiber comes to mind
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This. Honestly, a beard is a secondary male characteristic and is nothing to be ashamed of. Ask yourself, would any women take a gel that reduced the size or eliminated her breasts completely?

I do not like where this is going...

leave the pillows alone.

nao!
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