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The difference between Humans and Animals
Originally posted by Benevolent Heretic
reply to post by Aggie Man
Donnie the Dog Artist
I know he's not in the wild, but I saw this guy on one of my dog shows and it's pretty amazing.
As to the OP's question, I don't think people are ALL that different than animals. I think we have entirely different priorities and that may be the biggest difference. Of course, we are more intelligent than most animals, but then, who is creating the intelligence tests? If the dogs created the tests, I bet we'd fail. I mean we can't even tell who someone is by sniffing their butt or be able to sense someone's mood by the way their ears are lying From a dog's perspective, we're really pretty stupid.
So,my answer is priorities.
Originally posted by crankyoldman
Animals are part of a collective that is the animal kingdom. Humans are different as they are individualized aspects of their own soul complex.
The answer to the question is: Humans are self reflective, animals are not.
Originally posted by Darce
Animal consciousness is entirely entrenched within the biome. Their greater consciousness is an expression of the Earth itself, and their purpose is co-dependence. So, all beings natural to this planet are essentially one consciousness.
Originally posted by DarceHuman consciousness is non-local and operates independently of the biome.