On the one hand, it’s heartening to see that the movement towards eating real meat has become enough of a threat to the hegemony of agribusiness and industrial meat production for the mainstream media to do a hit piece on it (source: Fox News.) On the other hand, it’s dispiriting to see John [ . . . ]
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From an email discussion:
> I was attempting to posit that energy efficiency may be an easier rule to widely apply
> than intelligence.
Efficiency is a good metric, but it encompasses a lot more than just intelligence. Aphids might be extremely efficient in obtaining food, but that doesn’t mean they are extremely intelligent.
In fact, intelligence is [ . . . ]
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