Re: virus: animal views.

Josh Logan (
Fri, 18 Jul 1997 14:47:28 -0500

Wade T.Smith wrote:
> >Just an observation that I've made in the past. Does anybody realize
> >that animals are stupid mostly because people think they're stupid?
> It's a great mistake to divorce ourselves in behavioral terms from the
> other mammalian denizens of this planet....

I can't seem to just throw the idea away that we're just some animals on
this planet, too. I figure that we're not all that much more sensible
than most animals. We're just smart enough to give what we do meaning.

> >I'd like to see what would happen to children if people assumed they
> >were dumb and locked them up in the house all day, or only tossed them
> >bread once in a while.
> I dare say you're seeing a good deal of what has happened.


Josh Logan