RE: KV history/psychology - St. Jon has been reading minds again. ....
From: "Bell, Brian K" <Brian_Bell@d...>
Date: Fri, 10 Mar 2000 08:47:23 -0500
Subject: RE: KV history/psychology - St. Jon has been reading minds again. ....
I can see it now... Each human infantryman is required to carry Aroma
Therapy Candles or KV calming air freshener or KV calming cologne.
> >On Thu, 9 Mar 2000, Jeff Miller wrote:
> >yet another possibillity is that pheromones are involved, but they
> >inhibitory, rather than stimulatory: KV produce signals which tell
> >others to calm down. when they enter frenzy, they stop producing the
> >pheromone. this gives just the same dynamics as the
> >setup, with a few twists. sealed suits would lead to *more* frenzy
> >(berzerker PA!), due to the isolation of the individual from the
> >pheromones. tightly-packed KV would be less likely to frenzy
> >pheromone concentration), spread-out ones more (vice versa). if KV
> >moving fast, they are not letting the pheromone build up around them,
> >so they frenzy.