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I think it could easily be argued that the dolphins' way of life is more sustainable than ours... Probably not the best line of argument!



In the long term? No way. Only humans have the potential to spread themselves off this rock and throughout the solar system and beyond. Dolphins are limited to where we take them.

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Conversely, only humans have the ability to wipe all forms of intelligent life off this planet and hasten their own destruction.

Furthermore, you could've made the same comment about us [humans] just a few thousand years ago. And considering the rate of evolution compared to the length of time this planet is going to be around for, it's probably a bad idea to extrapolate the fate of dolphins in the future based on their current capabilities.

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"Only humans have the potential to spread themselves off this rock and throughout the solar system and beyond. Dolphins are limited to where we take them."

This wasn't always the case, and may not be true in a million years.

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You think humans chasing small fish around in the surf is a superior way to live? Seriously?

There is nothing stopping you...just keep walking west. :)

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So long, and thanks for all the fish!

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