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#1. Kids and adults have sex for many, many reasons ... Put out a question box. - Author: Sue Johanson
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#2. If you can't laugh about sex, you shouldn't be doing it. - Author: Sue Johanson
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#3. I realized immediately that this was a terribly important discovery, but I didn't realize how important it would be until we had spent a lot of time in the laboratory studying it. - Author: Donald Johanson
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#4. I was being groomed as an undergraduate to specialize in Midwestern prehistory, but going back to my teenage days, my interest has always been in our early human ancestors. I wanted to work in Africa. - Author: Donald Johanson
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#5. Journalists often ask me when I go to the field, 'What do you expect to find?' And my answer always is, 'The unexpected,' because we're just looking at the tip of the iceberg; we've just scratched the surface. - Author: Donald Johanson
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#6. It's sad that the most glorious of sexual experiences can make us feel guilty, ashamed, embarrassed, and abnormal. - Author: Sue Johanson
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#7. I was very intellectually oriented, very early on. - Author: Donald Johanson
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#8. When the first fossils began to be found in eastern Africa, in the late 1950s, I thought, what a wonderful marriage this was, biology and anthropology. I was around 16 years old when I made this particular choice of academic pursuit. - Author: Donald Johanson
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#9. Americans are a decade behind Canada when it comes to sex education and understanding their bodies. - Author: Sue Johanson
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#10. I was aware of it, but I grew up in a very a-religious family. My mother never went to church, she never had any religious training or background. It was never a part of our social interaction. - Author: Donald Johanson
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#11. As an undergraduate, I had an opportunity to go on a number of archeological digs. So I had experience excavating, digging up remains of ancient Indian villages in the Midwest and in the Southwest. - Author: Donald Johanson
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#12. My real father died when I was two years old, so I never knew him. He was a barber in Chicago. - Author: Donald Johanson
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#13. Evolution is a fact. It is the best explanation of what is known from observations. It's a theory as powerful as the theory of gravity. - Author: Donald Johanson
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#14. There have been some friendships lost over this. That's the most difficult for me. I find it very uncomfortable to know that I was at one time close friends with someone, and because of jealousies and misunderstandings and so on, these friendships have dissolved. - Author: Donald Johanson
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#15. Kids are all computer-savvy. Sit down and write to your parents on the computer. And just say, I have some questions and I'm scared. There's some stuff I don't know and I really need to talk to you about sex. Tear it off and put it on their pillow. They'll read it. - Author: Sue Johanson
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#16. All mammals undergo a certain degree of diversification. Darwin knew that. When he drew a family tree, it had many branches on it. - Author: Donald Johanson
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#17. The right question to ask from a Darwinian prospective is what was it about bipedalism that was so advantageous? Why did it lead to a - why did that adaptation ultimately lead to a species Homo sapiens that has come to dominate the planet today with six and a half billion people? - Author: Donald Johanson
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#18. In our case, finding a Lucy is unique. No one will ever find another Lucy. You can't order one from a biological supply house. It's a unique discovery, a unique specimen. - Author: Donald Johanson
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#19. And what I wanted to do was, I wanted to explore problems and areas where we didn't have answers. In fact, where we didn't even know the right questions to ask. - Author: Donald Johanson
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#20. I have a fantasy that might be fun. Why don't we try it? - Author: Sue Johanson
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#21. Scientists are very afraid of being proven wrong. - Author: Donald Johanson
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#22. When we look for the origins of all humanity today, let's not just look at Europe, because I think Africa was the cradle, the crucible that created us as Homo sapiens. - Author: Donald Johanson
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#23. Regardless of what we look like on the outside, genetically, on the inside, everyone is an African. - Author: Donald Johanson
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#24. Commitment, belief and positive attitude are all important if you're going to be a success, whether you're in sports, in business or, as in my case, anthropology. - Author: Donald Johanson
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#25. We are placed in the genus of Homo, which is Latin for man - Homo sapiens: supposedly wise men. I sometimes think - wonder - whether we really are wise men. - Author: Donald Johanson
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#26. Normally, we are happy to find a fragment of jaw, a few isolated teeth, a bit of an arm, a bit of a skull. But to find associated body parts is extremely rare. - Author: Donald Johanson
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#27. What makes us human depends on what place on our evolutionary path we're talking about. If you go back six million years ago, what makes us human is that we were walking upright. That's all. If you go to 2.6 million years ago, it's the fact that we're designing and making stone tools. - Author: Donald Johanson
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#28. Get to like your own body. - Author: Sue Johanson
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#29. Sex is ... perfectly natural. It's something that's pleasurable. It's enjoyable and it enhances a relationship. So why don't we learn as much as we can about it and become comfortable with ourselves as sexual human beings because we are all sexual? - Author: Sue Johanson
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#30. One has to devote oneself to a particular pursuit. To be successful at anything, you have to make a total commitment to it. - Author: Donald Johanson
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#31. I chose this path for solitude, not realizing the the hobo life is a very sociable lifestyle... - Author: G. Johanson
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#32. Females do not have orgasms every time they have sex. - Author: Sue Johanson
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#33. I have a huge problem with pornography. - Author: Sue Johanson
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#34. They are uncomfortable talking about sex because they don't want people to think they know about it. - Author: Sue Johanson
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#35. Lucy brought with her an image of our human ancestors that you don't get when you find a jaw or an arm bone or a leg bone. Here was 40 percent of a single skeleton. - Author: Donald Johanson
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#36. Most achievers I know are people who have made a strong and deep dedication to pursuing a particular goal. That dedication took a tremendous amount of effort. - Author: Donald Johanson
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#37. I think that many of my ideas are correct, but I'll bet you, before my death other discoveries will be made that will prompt me to alter various ideas I have about human evolution. - Author: Donald Johanson
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#38. Where we are going as a species is a big question. Human evolution certainly hasn't stopped. Every time individuals produce a new zygote, there's a reshuffling and recombination of genes. And we don't know where all of that is going to take us. - Author: Donald Johanson
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#39. You can't have the highs in life without a few lows - Author: Jon Johanson
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#40. But what really excited me was the idea that humans had a tremendous pre-history that went back millions of years. I wanted to go to Africa to find some of these creatures. - Author: Donald Johanson
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#41. One has to take initiative in life to achieve what he or she wants. - Author: Donald Johanson
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#42. This was the most important discovery I had ever made in my life. It was a discovery which has irrevocably changed my whole life's direction. It immediately elevated me to the status of one of the world's leading anthropologists. - Author: Donald Johanson
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#43. But it really wasn't until three to four years later, when we had an opportunity in the lab to make very detailed observations, and comparisons with other fossil discoveries, that we realized she was a new species of human ancestor. - Author: Donald Johanson
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#44. It is your ability as a creative person to envision positive change that will make a difference. - Author: Patricia Johanson
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#45. We teach teens what we think they ought to know, and we never tell them what they want to know. - Author: Sue Johanson
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#46. When I realized, in 1978, that Lucy did represent a new species of human ancestor, and that I had an opportunity to name this new species, I realized this was a revolutionary step in understanding human origins. - Author: Donald Johanson
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#47. You don't just magically flip some evolutionary switch somewhere and transmute a quadruped into an upright-walking bipedal human. - Author: Donald Johanson
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#48. As long as I'm having fun, I'm not quitting. - Author: Sue Johanson
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#49. It's very hard for all of us, when we've committed ourselves to a particular interpretation, to change our minds. - Author: Donald Johanson
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#50. If you don't know about it, you can't get it. - Author: Sue Johanson
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#51. 3.18-million-year-old australopithecine found at Hadar in Ethiopia in 1974 by a team led by Donald Johanson. Formally known as A.L. - Author: Bill Bryson
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