Could Humans Develop Blowholes by the Year 4000?

An introduction to fractal evolution

Philip Dhingra
Philosophistry
Published in
10 min readFeb 17, 2023

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In one of my favorite scenes from Waterworld, Kevin Costner’s character is wrestled to the ground while one of his captors pulls aside his right ear to reveal that — gasp — he has gills!

I saw Waterworld when I was 13, and a question has stuck with me ever since: could humans develop something…

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Philip Dhingra
Philosophistry

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