Re: Are we "special"?

Paul Crowley (
Fri, 13 Dec 96 22:29:01 GMT

In article <> "Phillip Bigelow" writes:

> I was just pointing out that Paul and Ed Conrad appear
> to share the same premise about humans. Otherwise, they wouldn't
> use the same word.

I started this thread quoting YOU. That's where the word came from:

PB> Also note one other thing in my list: not a *single* question regarding
PB> how "special" our hominid lineage is. That is because, philosophically,
PB> I don't believe that our lineage is that "special" in the first place.

Maybe you picked it up from Ed Conrad. And I've made my premises
clear and I don't think I share much with Ed Conrad. But since
he's long been in my kill file, I can't check even if I wanted to.