Author Topic: Do animals "think"  (Read 12099 times)

Offline Shiranu

Re: Do animals "think"
« Reply #180 on: July 30, 2017, 12:50:56 AM »
Sorry for your lose, aitm :(.

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A disturbing thought for us dog lovers that even those we trust as "family", when pissed are a little more deadly that we are...weapons aside.

Forget dog lovers, this is true for humans just as much as it is dogs. Statistically, it might actually be more true for humans...
"No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin or his background or his religion..." - Nelson Mandela

"There are not two sides to bigotry and there are not two sides to hatred." - Arnold Schwarzenegger

Offline Cavebear

Re: Do animals "think"
« Reply #181 on: July 30, 2017, 01:16:52 AM »
I am going to call bullshit on this one for several reasons:
-Animals DO have vocal language. Some languages are quite complex.
-Animals (including humans) communicate through non-vocal means, also complex.
-Animals teach their young and learn from peers, it's well documented.
-Behavior is a very big driver in natural selection.

I'm with Mermaid on this.  Animals have very distinct vocal messages.  It isn't exactly Shakespeare, but they make sounds that are understood by others.
Atheist born, atheist bred.  And when I die, atheist dead