Prior Fitness and Dinosaurs
Michael Denton has shown that humans must be the right size to use fire and create technology. What about size limits on big animals?
Ecuador’s Highest Court Grants Rights to Wild Animals
Nature rights apply to individual animals. And, one would assume, to be consistent, to individual plants, insects, water, and (what the hell) germs too.
New York High Court to Rule Whether Elephants Are “Persons”
Imagine: pet ownership made a formal legal guardianship complete with enforceable fiduciary duties — that is, if we can have pets at all.
The Myth of “Deep Learning”
This is pathetic, and this is what is supposed to lay waste and supersede human intelligence?
Judge Wishes She Could Rule Elephant a “Person”
This kind of thinking drives me nuts. First, we don’t treat animals as mere things or as being akin to inanimate objects.