A Conversation for Dolphins

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Post 1

Alex 195614 As everyone else seems to like incredibly long names I keep mine ironically short.

Do you think dolphins are sentient?


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Post 2

DaliLlama 196093

How broadly does one define sentience? for instance, dolphins are obviously not tool-users, which has often been considered a requirement.


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Post 3

DaliLlama 196093

How broadly does one define sentience? for instance, dolphins are obviously not tool-users, which has often been considered a requirement.


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Post 4

Noggin the Nog

Of COURSE dolphins are sentient. We may spend all our lives mucking about in the sea having a good time instead of mastering the black arts of tool using, but why would we need stuff like fire and wheels anyway?


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Post 5

Alex 195614 As everyone else seems to like incredibly long names I keep mine ironically short.

check out my article on it
http://www.bbc.co.uk/dna/h2g2/classic/A761735


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Post 6

Eclipse1967

umm.... latest news is that they do have some tool using abilities


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