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Re: Lesser primate committees

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Dear Ernie,

Ever heard of teh Boy Scout experiments undertaken by Psychlogists in about
1948.  I think they would a least a bit support Kate's view.

John Nichols


At 09:26 17/03/98 -0500, you wrote:
>But we are not apes. We are human beings with enough intelligence, self-
>respect and resourcefulness that we do not blindly follow what has always been
>around. We question, we object and we research on why is it so.
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>We should start questioning where our present Codes originated, object to it
>if we feel it is not correct and research on the origins of the provisions of
>the code. We should do these now while the original "apes" are still around to
>answer our questions. That's why I always like codes with commentaries, but I
>wish they include the history of the development of the provisions in these
>commentaries. Example problems applicable to different conditions will also be
>nice. I wonder when ICBO or if IBC will publish a companion commentary for
>their Codes?
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>If they were humans instead of apes, they should not have been in the cage in
>the first place. Hosing them with cold water while trying to get food is
>torture and abuse and should not be tolerated. And those responsible for these
>despicable acts should be punished.
>
>Ernie Natividad
>Homo Sapiens
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