from the wonderful Nautilus:

“The belief that only humans experience anything is preposterous, a remnant of an atavistic desire to be the one species of singular importance to the universe at large.” That’s neuroscientist Christof Koch on why consciousness isn’t limited to humans, this week in Nautilus.

Also: Wittgenstein was only half right when he wrote “the limits of my language mean the limits of my world.” And an archaeologist explains that dismantling cultural symbols with a dark past has a long history.”

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