Re: Are we "special"?

Paul Z. Myers (
Fri, 13 Dec 1996 08:34:29 -0500

In article <>, wrote:
> Of course we are special ! From the very fact that no other
>species on
>earth has or ever had the total number of attributes or faults that we do.

Please give the actual evidence for this claim. You say "total number", so
you seem to be saying that these attributes/faults have been tallied for
humans and all other many "attributes" do we have, compared
to Drosophila, for instance?

>Is that
>fact pre-ordained or the result of divine edict? Certainly not. We just
>to be on the end of the right branch.

Paul Z. Myers
Dept. of Biology
Temple University
Philadelphia, PA 19122 (215) 204-8848