RE: Do animals ever "sin" (was something else)

From: Richard Kouchoo (
Date: Tue Feb 05 2002 - 20:01:34 EST

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    Glenn wrote

    >>>Tim is correct that chimps and baboons do have some ability to perform social

    That is true. The divergence comes from the fact that these social calculations
    are _results_ based and pragmatic really, and not moral in any way (as George
    and others have pointed out). By post-meditation, I'm referring to our moral
    character, which is not based on the _results_ of actions or thoughts.

    This also ties in nicely, I believe, with the dualistic idea of body and soul.
    There is something more profound about the human being than a _results based


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