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Are human beings the only living creature on earth to know that they will die?


Are other animals aware that they are born to die? Do only we want the answers to the universe? To know the meaning of life or lack thereof? What are we? Or are we at all?

 

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Electro-Denizen says

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21 months ago
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    poleflux 21 months ago

    maybe they react to the instinct of fear, and not that they will die, but always try to survive instead, a true optimist!

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    poleflux 21 months ago

    Right, I know cats seem to choose to die away from home instinctively knowing that they are going to die. First I heard of what your beautiful dog did, to dig his own grave would seem supernatural! That is incredible! Seems almost human.

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    poleflux 21 months ago

    So perhaps we are the only species preoccupied with the meaning of death. I agree with a lot of what you have said, always stay wondering!