It is an important and popular fact that things are not always…

It is an important and popular

It is an important and popular fact that things are not always what they seem. For instance, on the planet Earth, man had always assumed that he was more intelligent than dolphins because he had achieved so much — the wheel, New York, wars and so on — whilst all the dolphins had ever done … Read more It is an important and popular fact that things are not always…

Animals have these advantages over man: they never hear…

Animals have these advantages

Animals have these advantages over man: they never hear the clock strike, they die without any idea of death, they have no theologians to instruct them, their last moments are not disturbed by unwelcome and unpleasant ceremonies, their funerals cost them nothing, and no one starts lawsuits over their wills. Voltaire letter to Count Schomberg, … Read more Animals have these advantages over man: they never hear…