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Re: Sometimes I Wonder
Tom Wood" said:
> We kidnap living organisms, hijack them and thrust them into a
> synthetic environment, and then expect them to behave according to
> fabricated expectations. Fish from Africa, plants from South America,
> from the local tap. Do these life-forms care about our expectations?
> these life-forms dance to a different beat? Do the plants from Africa
> are suddenly plunged into a Texas aquarium still 'remember' the
> gravitational forces a half a world away that told them when to
> Does a South American wild-caught Cardinal Tetra 'know' that it is
> not in
> relation to the center of the planet or the stars in the same way any
> when it is moved elsewhere? Sometimes I wonder...
Do the terms teleological and anthropomorphic sound familiar? ;-)
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