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Re: "Dinosaurs don't count"



In a message dated 4/22/99 1:24:30 PM EST, gbabcock@best.com writes:

<< The history of life on earth can be seen as inspirational and terrifying, 
awesome
 and sobering.  If an author sees no point in a rich understanding of life on 
earth,
 I pity him.  Perhaps he could direct us to another planet whose life forms 
are more
 important!    >8^( >>

There is only one life form on this planet that is "important," and that is 
the species _Homo sapiens_. According to >most< individuals of that species, 
anyway.