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#1 Michaelangelica

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Posted 18 October 2009 - 09:09 PM

Do we all do it?
How come?
OSC disorder?
Do males do it more than females, as David Attenborough suggests?
Then what about shoes and clothes?

What will be the consequences of our ban on collecting from the natural world?

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Life Stories with David Attenborough 16 Oct 2009

Fri, 16 Oct 09
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Collecting : David Attenborough muses, is collecting a male response to ancient hunting instincts?
Today collecting is in decline and with it development of a love for the natural world.

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BBC - Podcasts - A Point of View: David Attenborough's Life Stories
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I collect plants, especially useful ones or ones with a story.
I collect useless, unrelated information and
I have had to stop collecting books as i have run out of room and money.

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Posted 19 October 2009 - 09:20 AM

I'm a hoarder of epic proportions. I love furniture with many drawers because I can fill it with lots of STUFF!

I've not yet been able to establish if the origin of this behaviour is biological or environmental.

#3 Michaelangelica

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Posted 23 October 2009 - 02:42 AM

I hate thowing anything out. Even my Hypography PMs (The mail box is FAR too small!)

Without Stuff and collecting would capitalism be doomed?

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