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Worms (and pain)

At Mind Matters News: Evolutionary psychologist argues that worms feel pain. But how?

Wait. Barash’s hypothesis overlooks the fact that suffering is more than an alarm system. An alarm could be going off in an empty building. If some invertebrates show much more self-awareness than expected, it hardly follows that all do. We risk impeding humane reforms if we cast the net too widely. Read More ›