Human consciousness entails a unique ability to think abstractly — to reason, to think logically, to use language, to do mathematics, to exercise free will.
A man and his emotional support alligator, Wally, made headlines last week when they tried to attend a baseball game together in Philadelphia.
The video asks, “Where in your experience do things like language, proofreading, nanomachines, and information-rich code come from? You know the answer.”
The latest fad in the “Talk to the animals” arena appears to be a classic in confirmation bias.
Vertebrates generally have brains divided into two lobes, an arrangement that may go back half a billion years.