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← Evolutionary equivalents of human intelligence

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Comment 30 by GreatWhiteShark

But to suggest it stands alone as some special adaptation, worthy of note above others is I think wrong.

Perhaps what made it seem so "special" was its chance synergy with other traits we have, such as manual skills, social nature and playfulness, and being terrestial, so that use of fire is not ruled out. Thus we became "powerful", and think highly of ourselves as a result.

Mon, 30 Apr 2012 11:02:17 UTC | #938326