[Taxacom] when is a common species critically endangered?

Frederick W. Schueler bckcdb at istar.ca
Wed Jun 27 19:27:10 CDT 2012

On 6/27/2012 8:15 PM, Stephen Thorpe wrote:
> I like to think that I have "free will", yes, but actually it is not necessary in the present context. All we need is some objective measure of higher intelligence (with associated technological advances) over the other animals, and this alone can justify making a meaningful distinction between us (manmade) and them (natural) ...

* we don't need intelligence or free will to define a para-natural 
subset of Earthly events which are due to the actions of our species. 
You could coin terms like this for the actions and 
consequences-of-actions of any taxon. Oysteractual, for example, is a 
term for subset of events that are due to the actions of Oysters.

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