Okay, this is fun and all, but your elaboration on that little TOS idea misses a really important real world point: the concept in biology was already known in the 20th century as convergent evolution. Convergent evolution. Convergent evolution. Convergent evolution. Okay, I'm done. – The preceding unsigned comment was added by 22.214.171.124 (talk). That's nice, but we can only use what was seen in the episode for articles.--31dot 11:54, March 10, 2010 (UTC) Hodgkin was also talking about societal development, not just biology, so convergent evolution on its own is not an answer. --OuroborosCobra talk 18:42, March 10, 2010 (UTC) Retrieved from "http://memory-alpha.wikia.com/wiki/Talk:A.E._Hodgkin?oldid=1099365"