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August 12, 2022
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Ergonomics, movement and the evolutionary necessity of pain

In his book The Greatest Show on Earth, the evolutionary biologist Professor Richard Dawkins devotes a section to the biological rationale for pain which has implications for the way we view ergonomics and the design of offices. Although the question of why we suffer is an ethical issue as far as humans are concerned, and most of us think it’s one thing we could easily do without thank you very much, Nature is indifferent to such moral concerns. So the cold answer to the question of why we don’t just have some sort of a red flag rather than pain…
Ergonomics, movement and the evolutionary necessity of pain

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