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* Children and babies. Full stop. This is the reason why the phrase
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* Children and babies. Full stop. This is the reason why the phrase \"children should be seen and not heard\" is traditional, and it\'s actually an evolutionary advantage because (young babies especially) cry at a tone that humans are particularly sensitive to, making it more likely that nearby adults will rush to help the child, if only to make them be quiet again! This is taken UpToEleven when on an Airplane, there\'s \'\'always\'\' a baby [[ScreamingPlaneBaby screaming its lungs out]]. This is because the rapid air pressure changes that occur (even with a pressurized aircraft cabin) between take-off, reaching altitude, and then landing are painful for \'\'adults\'\', while babies don\'t reflexively realize that they should use their lungs to pop their eardrums to equalize the pressure.

I see two issues with it. One, it falls foul of ExamplesAreNotGeneral in my opinion. And two, since we\'ve banned human RL examples in the interest of RuleOfCautiousEditingJudgement, shouldn\'t we chop this too? Plus, really looking at it, \"This is because...\" smells like a borderline JustifyingEdit to me.
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