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Posted by Whittier on September 9, 2003 20:23:24 UTC

You bring intelligent thought to this forum.
I hope you don't mind a little friction.
You wrote:
"We have a group consciousness, i.e., society that excedes what individuals can accomplish alone. It is aware of itself. Our culture that gives us a sense of immortality. This is why were are called homosapiens." (Italics added)
HUMANS ARE NAMED: Homo sapiens
Homo because of our large brain and upright posture.
sapiens because of our intelligence and ability to speak.
Anatomically modern humans are classified as Homo sapiens sapiens. Every human today belongs to this variety of Homo sapiens.

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