Higher/lower

CGE at CU.NIH.GOV CGE at CU.NIH.GOV
Thu Mar 10 12:18:32 EST 1994


Re message 2lna0t$6j7 at inxs.concert.net from Morgan Ryan:

While Homo sapiens may well be the only multicellular eukaryote
to have consciously 'hoiked' itself of the planet surface,
I am quite sure that untold billions of bacteria and probably
some eukaryotes hitched a ride into space along with your
'World Champion Organisms', and it is possible that a number
even now are exiting the solar system in a Voyager probe.

In any case since we so-called higher organisms are totally
dependent on microbes, shouldn't that make *them* the 'higher'
form of life?

Graham




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