I was going down the stairs with a pizza box in one hand and a can of soda, a paper towel and my phone in my other hand and I suddenly pictured myself in an alien textbook with the caption "Human beings could do many things with their dexterous limbs"

If it helps complete the image, I was carrying my phone because the sweatpants I was wearing don't have pockets.

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@srol "In some cultures, humans would carry more objects than they could physically fit in their hands by rapidly passing them rapidly back and forth. This was called 'juggling', and often involved the most dangerous and difficult to manipulate objects they could find, as a display of dominance."

@srol That past-tense framing punched me in the gut the same way the story of Horizon: Zero Dawn did.

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