Albert learns that humans are by the far the most self-aware creatures on the planet

A fish never worries about life choices. Cows are rarely kept awake by guilt. Chickens aren’t too troubled by empathy. We deserve to rule the planet, Albert reflects. We’re so much more sensitive and self-aware than any other animal, he concludes, tucking into his roast turkey and slices of gammon.

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4 thoughts on “Albert learns that humans are by the far the most self-aware creatures on the planet

  1. One of my cats was very fond of ham. So I said to him, “Are you aware that pig was probably a lot smarter than you are?” To which my flatmate replied, channeling said cat, “Then how come I’m eating him?”

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