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Re: [conculture] Re(2): planets

From:Nik Taylor <fortytwo@...>
Date:Wednesday, December 22, 1999, 12:02
"Grandsire, C.A." wrote:
> That's true. But it doesn't mean that's an obstacle to become sentient, > or most tribes living today without metals, or humans of the Stone Age > shouldn't be told sentient. The lack of technology would only mean they > would have societies like the so-called "primitives", who are not > primitive at all.
Well, primitive is usually defined as having lower technology, at least that's my understanding. But anyways, I wasn't saying it would be an obstacle to sentience, only an obstacle to technology. -- "Old linguists never die - they just come to voiceless stops." - anonymous ICQ: 18656696 AIM Screen-Name: NikTailor