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    Insects May Be Just As Conscious As Us And In Some Aspects Greatly Exceed Us

    As many forum users likely know, the current dogma of biology is that only a few living organisms are fully "with it" like us. Those include the great apes, dolphins, and possibly elephants. As far as the millions of other living creatures on this planet - oh well, they are just automatons that...
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    Plants Recognize Their Own Relatives And Are Kind And Altruistic To Them

    Yet another study that throws into doubt that idea that we, humans, possess unique qualities not seen in any other life form. Apparently, the ability to love our relatives does not require a nervous system and plants are just as capable as us (and maybe be more so) of restraining their selfish...
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