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mikenco's Avatar Jump to comment 6 by mikenco

Sam, I don't agree with your stance about the elitism of conscientiousness. We can choose to devour the protein of other species, but we can also choose to embrace the conscientiousness of other species, such as dogs, cats, primates and cetaceans.

Along side other top level predators, we are the only ones who are in a bubble (most of the time) in which we are protected against the effects of natural selection.

Would we bow down to a more 'intelligent' species, should it arise? Don't be silly.

Mike

Thu, 30 Jun 2011 01:53:35 UTC | #844620