Saturday, September 15, 2007

Why do we care what animals think?

"I don’t know why we want so badly to understand the workings of the minds of nonhuman creatures, but I know that we do, or at least that I do. I’m the person for whom they make animal shows on TV; my appetite for crows that make tools and octopi that fool researchers is boundless. But what makes me able to love these animals so much is, sadly, the ways in which they are most like me."

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