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Am I the only person unconvinced by the 'Some monkeys do it this way, and since we're monkeys our natural state is to do it that way too'?

It looks like a pseudo-explanation no matter which side you come at it from.

The idea seems to be that there's a natural form of expression which we could all enjoy if only if it weren't for our social conditioning, and which is 'better' than our social conditioning because it's 'natural.'

What if being conditioned socially actually is our natural state?

by ThatBritGuy (thatbritguy (at) googlemail.com) on Thu Mar 8th, 2007 at 08:53:26 AM EST
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