*Having a shorter spine causes it to take less time for messages to travel between the brain, and the rest of the body, causing faster reflexes, which is advantageous in survival in general, and in combat.
*While taller people cover more ground per step, creating an illusion of moving faster, shorter people are actually who move faster (likely due to their short spines).
*All short people have shorter spines.
*Or, alternatively, most short people have shorter spines.
*Shorter people "have a smaller hit box," and are thus missed more when attacked.
*Short people easily win against tall people in combat.
*Shorter people require less of all resources to survive, which is better for sustaining bigger populations of people.
*Shorter people need less space to survive, which is better for sustaining bigger populations of people.
*Shortness is a requirement to be cute.
*Shortness is itself cute.
*Cuteness is a positive trait.
*Shortness automatically equates to neoteny. / All short people are neotenous.
*Alternatively... Most short people are neotenous.
*All tall people lack neoteny.
*Or, alternatively, most tall people lack neoteny.
*The shorter person is: smarter, more peaceful, kinder, more polite, more childlike, more youthful, more creative, more inventive, more original, a better dancer, a better socializer, funnier, funner, etc. of everything that goes with being more neotenous.
*Short people are spunky, fun, and funny. (This is a common stereotype in media.)
*Short people are funny. (Another stereotype.)
*Short people are better looking.
*Short people age better, which is commonly believed to be due to being easier to be nourished enough.
*People who ill-speak short people are envious.
*Because of all of the positive to shortness, humanity is going to get shorter over time.
*Because of all of the positive to shortness, humanity IS GETTING shorter over time NOW.
Here Are Some Contradicting Facts:
*There is more to neoteny than height. So, it is possible to be neotenous without being short, or to be short without being neotenous enough to be called neotenous by others. (However, shortness is neotenous in itself, even though there is more to neoteny than just being short.)
*The most common form of dwarfism causes one to have shorter limbs, without a shorter torso, or a shorter spine. This does not at all contribute to being more neotenous.
*In that form of dwarfism, the height they'd be if they'd have had 'proportionate' limbs can vary between short, or tall, so some of them do have shorter spines.
(It is arguable as to what is, or is not correct body part proportions to have, since it varies in our species.)
*Pro-tall heightism is not usually pro-dwarfism, contradicting itself.
*Most pro-shortists mean to be pro-neoteny.
*The stereotypes about short people in media do not reflect real tendencies. But, people in reality do try to mimic stereotypes in media. (Being short does not make a person funny, spunky, or fun. But, they are more likely to try to be so, and more likely to claim they are so.)
*People are so malnourished that size doesn't matter regarding nourishment's role in aging.
*As with neoteny, there is more to cuteness than height. So, a tall person can be cute, and a short person can lack in cuteness. (However... Shortness IS itself a cute trait.)
*Attractiveness is like cuteness. A tall person can be cute, and a short person can lack. (But, shortness is itself attractive, and those in denial are in envy.)
*While being short can contribute to being a better combatant, there are other factors to consider, such as training, and experience in combat. The shorter person can lose a fight.
*While different races have different average heights, to be pro-tall, or pro-short does not make a person racist. There are tall, and short among every race. (Though, the individual is at increased odds of being a racist due to their pro-tall, or pro-short views.)
*While different ethnicities have different average heights, to be pro-tall, or pro-short does not make a person ethnicist. There are tall, and short among every ethnicity. (Though, the individual is at increased odds of being an ethnicist due to their pro-tall, or pro-short views.)
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