From: Russell Turpin (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Thu May 17 2001 - 19:25:24 PDT
> The one thing that indisputedly defines us as human is
> the set of bi-directional relationships we have with
> other humans. If you have no relational exchange
> with others, you are not human.
Because this definition has had a lot of historical practice,
it's easy to recognize the downside. It divides humanity
into equivalence classes that don't always view
the others as entirely human. Consider, for example,
the Tasmanian aborigines.
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