Difference between humans and animals?
Aug 14, 2006 06:03 PM
On another forum I got involved in the old "Darwinism vs.
Creationism" debate by simply saying that I thought ID ("intelligent
design") should be looked at seriously and scientifically because I
thought it made sense, that everywhere there's design and order,
etc. I didn't want to go into it deeper but of course I was attacked
viciously by the Darwinist/'Science' acolytes and it became a Big
Deal, you know how that goes.
I won't go into the usual litany they threw at me but I do want to
share with you one point that was brought up that stuck in my mind
and ask if anybody here can throw some more light on it.
The other side said that the only difference between animal and man
is man's large frontal lobe.
Now my studies are predominately through the spiritual aspects and
I'm not used to looking at the physical evolutionary side. I went to
my library of HPB, Besant and Purucker for references to "brain" and
came away with the impression that that statement might be pretty
close, or at least as far as any physical difference is concerned,
between man and animal.
Also, in that investigation, I was reminded that animals have a
group soul whereas man has an individual soul.
I'm asking if you know of more physical differences between animal
and man besides the enlarged frontal lobe? (They were very adamant
about that; apparently that is what is being taught in science class
And, if it's true that animals have a group soul and when they die
they morph back into that group soul? (Just sounds kind of sad,
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