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Do Elephants Have Souls? by Caitrin Nicol in The New Atlantis

Do elephants have souls

This is a truly excellent essay that asks how elephants confound the criteria we have constructed to support our purported uniqueness, that argues against the scientific prohibition of anthropomorphism that almost every elephant ethologist has been unable to resist, and which seriously wonders what it must be like, existentially, to be an elephant, an animal so physically unlike ourselves but mentally, morally and socially so similar.

http://www.thenewatlantis.com/publications/do-elephants-have-souls

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