Not Just Intelligence — The Things That Make the Human Mind Unique

These properties of the human mind make us experience happiness and suffering in ways that other animals do not

Mountain goat in La Pedriza, Spain. Photo by the author.

The question of human primacy

One of the cornerstone ideas of the animal rights movement is that there are no fundamental…



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Hermes Solenzol

UCLA professor. Neuroscientist doing research on pain. Writes about science, philosophy, politics and kinky sex.