> In David Brin's novels it is for ethical reasons, I think. We do it
> to improve the lives of animals, because greater intelligence is a
> good thing. How many of us would go back to being animals, discarding
> our human intelligence? Only a few. Intelligence is second only to life
> itself in importance. Just as we are happy with the gift of intelligence,
> the assumption is that animals would be as well.
Would it be too cruel to uplift the intelligence of socialist critters? After
all, if they were smart enough they could see the error of their ways, and be
overwhelmed with guilt and remorse to the point of suicide.
On the side of the software box, in the "System Requirements" section, it
said "Requires Windows 95 or better". So I installed Linux.
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