posted on Dec, 16 2012 @ 01:49 AM
A relative universe- that rings my bell.
Even when we speak of the objective reality all humans percieve, we're just choosing things that are relative to a group of which we all are- do other
animals perceieve the same?
I have a dog that likes to sit and watch the tv with me, and I see him following the movement with his eyes, but this is the first dog I've had who
did that. Others at most would react to sounds coming from it, but not seem to recognize images on the screen which correspond.
So the other night, watching my dog watch a film, I wondered- the more different beings perceieve the same, the less differences there are between
them. This happens to be the most intelligent dog I have had up to now, showig amazing capacity to comprehend and interact effectively in our training
But then I realize my judgement of what or who is intelligent is al based on how much they see and can think like me! Not very
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