Re: Are we "special"?

Paul Crowley (
Tue, 17 Dec 96 01:48:53 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. Here's the source:

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. I've made my premises
clear and I don't think I share much with him. But since he's
long been in my kill file, I'm out of touch; and I'm certainly
not going to check.