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Response to Major Nikon (Reply #22)

Wed Sep 25, 2013, 10:01 AM

23. Depends on what "biological" means.

Humans instinctively know not to touch tiny animals with many legs.
Humans instinctively recognize hissing as a warning.
Humans instinctively recognize the smells of smoke and rotting flesh.
Toddlers that had never seen or heard a dog were able to connect barking to the picture of a dog.
Toddlers reacted bored to a moving toy that turned out to be filled and interested to a moving toy that turned out to be hollow.

Humans have genetically inherited guidelines that they use without question.

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