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Sorry to see it go. I just say no to Facebook and Twitter. So, bye.

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Ongoing discussion at #ScientiaSalon on whether fish feel pain. http://scientiasalon.org
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can fish be part of a moral community ?, (to crib from Roger Scruton)

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by Brian Key What’s it feel like to be a fish? I contend that it doesn’t feel like anything to be a fish.  Interestingly, much of our own lives are led without attending to how we feel. We just get...
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I have always wondered if other airline passengers are acutely uncomfortable as I am.

Why do lobsters make that funny little squealing sound when you shove an antenna up their anal canal and rip off their tail? When their guys fall out, it must make them feel something.

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After the Badiou controversy at #ScientiaSalon, tomorrow we’ll discuss whether fish feel pain. http://scientiasalon.org
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The Hardcastle excerpt was good right there, on issues of pain.
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Nice!

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Sorry to see you leave G+. But, understandable. Simplifying is a good thing. See you on the flip side.

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That's unfortunate as I don't frequent those services. 

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my conversations with Dan Kaufman on science, philosophy, and public intellectualism: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLl7lbdXBHVfKdetYGBFze9MXVWEwXhgqt
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The ivory tower and main street: my conversation at blogginheadstv. http://bloggingheads.tv/videos/33341
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Tell him that if he grows it thick, then goes bald, like me, he can look like a mix of Dennett and Socrates.
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Philosopher, evolutionary biologist, blogger. What else needs to be said? Okay, a lot, but for now it will do.
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Survived (even thrived!) nine years in Knoxville, TN
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  • University of Connecticut
    Evolutionary Biology, 1990 - 1994
  • University of Tennessee
    Philosophy, 2001 - 2003
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