Re: Lamarckian?

Date: Thu Jan 10 2002 - 16:42:06 GMT

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    > Just look at all the totally
    > useless animals humans adopt and devote time and money to caring for.
    > What's their motivtion?

    There are a number of reasons, mostly psychological ones i'd say.
    When i was a kid my parents bought me a pet so i could learn to
    feel responsible for another living being. Furtheron a lot of pets also
    help people. Horses for riding, dogs for hunting and protection, cats
    to get rid of the rats, parrots for detection of noxious gas (recently
    used in middle-east countries).

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