In a message dated 2/24/2000 10:36:45 PM Pacific Standard Time,
<< I think that to the extent that rats and monkeys are problem solvers, they
have some degree of intelligence. But you have to keep in mind the
difficulty/complexity of the "problems" they are solving. Intelligence
(like most things) is a question of degree.
Oh and humor is not? Your original assertion was that since monkeys have
humor, it's clearly not a part of intelligence.
Now that I toss you back your ball, 'it's a question of degree".
So you are saying that while monkeys often laugh at difficult complex
euphemisms, they solve problems that are less complex/difficult ; - )
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