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Old April 25 2013, 05:09 AM   #12
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Re: Commander Hwiii, cetacean intelligence, and the Young Wizards

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Maybe these folks are afraid of the idea that something on this planet is as intelligent or even smarter than humans claim to be.
Well, sure, but my point is that science fiction fans, and particularly Star Trek fans, are the last people I'd expect such xenophobia from.
It's even established as canonical that one cetacean species has been part of an interstellar civilization much longer than human beings. (Did the orcas and dolphins know what the humpbacks were doing, I wonder?)
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