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how should we measure intelligence

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Phil is a fish in a fish farm subjected to overcrowding and terrible conditions. He knows his inevitable fate is in a wrapped up newspaper next to some chips but how can he show that sorrow he is a fish he cannot scream or cry all he can do is swim. How can we tell if animals or insects or amoeba feel or think we only judge intelligence by actions human actions like crying or screaming is it right to evaluate intelligence like this and is it right to treat creatures accordingly? I think it is...

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should the army award soldiers medals for their duty?

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This is a invented scenario paraphrased from "the pig that wants to be eaten"(by Julian Baggini). A soldier jumps on a grenade saving many lives but killing himself in the process. The army however do not award him a medal. His family, being surprised by this, wrote to the army concerning this. The army replied that the soldier did what every soldier was expected to do in that situation if they rewarded such behaviour it would not be seen as necessary by the soldiers and the soldier would have b...

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