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Old 4th September 2019, 07:19 PM   #103
William Parcher
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Originally Posted by Roboramma View Post
Sure, but the timescales of the renewal of biological diversity are so far beyond human timescales as to be pretty meaningless to us now.
I think that it requires discarding anthropocentrism for it to be meaningful. This is not an easy mindset to fall into. Evolutionary scientists are able to do it well and it may be necessary for fully understanding evolution and the history and future of life here and possibly elsewhere.
Bigfoot believers and Bigfoot skeptics are both plumb crazy. Each spends more than one minute per year thinking about Bigfoot.
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